Mikaylah Heffernan is a linked Master’s of Public Policy student and entered the MPP program in the fall of 2016. Mikaylah’s policy interests include conservation, education, and the sciences. Prior to admission to Michigan State University, she earned her Associate’s degree in Biotechnology with Henry Ford Early College. She has previously worked as a tutor for students with special needs, and as a policy intern with the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.
Mikaylah is originally from Inkster, Michigan, and enjoys traveling, cooking, and writing children’s literature. After graduating in the spring of 2018, she intends to seek out employment with a non profit organization or within a unit of local government, while preparing to further her education.