Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School 6-Month Post-Graduation Career Statistics for the Class of 2018

Local Government 11%, Nonprofit/Education 22%, Private Sector 22%, State Government 28%, Federal Government 13%, International 4%

  • Of 52 La Follette School graduates from the class of 2018, 48 entered the workforce and 4 sought additional degrees.
  • Nearly 96 percent (46 graduates) of those who entered the workforce reported that they had secured employment in their fields by December 2018.

Where 2018 graduates are working:

Federal Government Sector

  • Government Accountability Office
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • US Department of Justice

State Government Sector

  • California Public Utilities Commission
  • Texas Legislative Budget Board
  • WI Dept. of Children and Families
  • WI Dept. of Health Services
  • WI Dept. of Public Instruction
  • WI Dept. of Revenue
  • WI Dept. of Transportation  
  • WI Legislative Audit Bureau
  • WI Legislative Fiscal Bureau
  • WI Legislative Reference Bureau

Local Government

  • City of Davenport (IA)
  • City of Kansas City (MO)
  • Ramsey County (MN)
  • Skagit County (WA)
  • Milwaukee County

Private Sector

  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • ICF International, Inc.

Nonprofit/Education Sectors

  • Clean Wisconsin
  • Council of State Governments
  • United Way Minnesota
  • Wisconsin Policy Forum
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Employment by sector and graduation year (PDF)