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Zhimin Ma

New Graduate to put MPA Skills to Good Use

ppp Job Title:
Family Advocate

Organization:
Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Graduate:
MPPA; 2006
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Home Country:
China


What do you enjoy about your job? What aspects of your job are the most exciting or interesting?
I don't know yet. I just started a week ago. But I am expecting to learn a lot from this position, as it has a wide coverage in different areas.

Why did you choose to pursue an MPA/MPP degree?
[I pursued an MPA degree] in order to go for a job in this field.

How did you select your graduate school?
[I advise prospective students to] try to talk to people who are studying there and find out the details about the program before you make a decision.

How do you feel your MPA/MPP is helping you to make a difference?
I think my program made a difference for me. It changed my way of seeing the society. I don't have any accomplishment that I'm proud of yet.

How would you characterize your personality?
* Team worker * Good under pressure * Compassionate * Persistent * Organized * Committed * Flexible * * Fast-paced * Curious * Detail-oriented * Independent * Diplomatic * Courageous * Analytical *

Contact Zhimin Ma with questions regarding her graduate experience:
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