Career and Professional Development

Employment resources and ways to help La Follette School students transform the knowledge and skills gained through a rigorous program of advanced professional training into success in a competitive employment market.

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Job search resources

Explore jobs

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Internship
resources

Explore internships

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Get help: Contact and connect

Contact and connect

Events

Career statistics

Information about job placement for La Follette School graduates, including where our most recent master's degree graduates are working.

Career Statistics of 2021 graduates from La Follette

Resume, interview, and application help

Learn how to write a strong resume and cover letter, prepare for your interview, and negotiate your salary.

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Employers

Recruit La Follette students for your jobs, internships, or projects.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs strives to work closely with employers seeking interns, project assistants, and job candidates.

Employer resources

We are happy to share your opportunities and can help with:

  • Campus visits
  • Posting jobs and internships
  • Arranging interviews

Contact and connect

Career Development

Students may schedule a one-on-one appointment either virtually or in person to discuss career goals, prospective internships and jobs, prepare for interviews (or debrief after them), to review application materials and much more.Call 608-262-3908 or email to schedule.

Email: Careerdev@lafollette.wisc.edu

Connect with Alumni

Students can meet and work with La Follette School alumni and friends, many of whom hold important positions in international organizations; federal, state, and local government agencies; nonprofit organizations; and private business.

How to connect with alumni