SEC. 37-110-1. Establishment of Mississippi Public Management Graduate Intern Program.
There is hereby established an intern educational program to be designated as the Mississippi Public Management Graduate Intern Program to be administered by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning through a program coordinator. The program shall consist of not more than thirty-six (36) positions in the general fields of public management, program analysis and public administration. Said positions shall not be included in the number of employees allowed by law within a particular state agency. Graduate intern students shall be temporarily assigned by the program coordinator to specific state or local agencies and offices, including offices of the Legislature. Each participating agency or office shall not employ more than four (4) graduate intern students per year. To qualify for the program, a student must (a) be enrolled as a graduate student in a state university masters program in one (1) of the following: public administration, public policy and administration, and criminal justice administration, and (b) have committed himself to a field of graduate study directly related to a state or local government public managerial position.
SOURCES: Laws, 1980, ch. 506, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1980; 1993, ch. 551, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1993.