Course load of 12-14 credits, depending on how the students’ home institution calculates them. The program involves a time commitment of 35-40 hours per week, which includes:
Approximately 59 seminar hours over the full semester;
Approximately 24 hours of focused skills training over the semester;
Average of 28 hours/week working on consulting teams for K-12 organizations under the guidance of experienced engagement managers;
Placement support services committed to helping interested students obtain attractive professional and management-level jobs in the education sector, along with mentorship and networking opportunities to enhance leadership skills.
Depending upon funding and the terms of partnership with students’ home school, scholarships of up to $25,000 for exceptional students who commit to spending three years within five years of graduation in public service in the education sector.
The classroom components of the course are front-loaded in the semester to give student teams and their team leaders time on-site at client organizations in the New York City area and throughout the U.S. (travel expenses are covered by CPRL). Students admitted to the program communicate their areas of project interest, and every effort is made to place them on projects that conform to their interests.