Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School 6-Month Post-Graduation Career Statistics for the Class of 2020

Local Government 11%, Nonprofit/Education 22%, Private Sector 22%, State Government 28%, Federal Government 13%, International 4%Of 48 La Follette School 2020 graduates, 40 entered the workforce, six sought additional degrees, and two did not provide a status update. 96% of those entering the workforce (46 out 48 graduates) reported that they had secured employment in their fields by December 2020. Of those who secured employment, 93% of graduates found jobs focused on domestic policy and management and 7% found jobs focused on international policy and management.

Where 2020 graduates are working:

Federal Government Sector

  • Army National Guard

State Government Sector

  • Intersect Illinois
  • Joint Legislative Budget Committee
  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Office of WI Governor Evers
  • WI Dept of Natural Resources
  • WI Legislative Audit Bureau
  • WI Legislative Reference Bureau
  • WI Dept. of Health Services
  • WI Dept. of Children and Families
  • WI National Guard
  • Vermont Department of Health

Nonprofit/Education Sectors

  • Brightpoint
  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Urban Institute
  • Fulbright
  • Girl Scouts USA
  • Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights
  • Institute for Community Alliances
  • The American Red Cross
  • The iCenter for Israel Education
  • UW–Madison

Private Sector

  • Baker Tilly
  • Grant Thornton
  • Big Sky Resort
  • Deloitte Government Consulting
  • Glacier Valley Ford
  • Proviso Partners

Employment by sector and graduation year (PDF)