Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School 6-Month Post-Graduation Career Statistics for the Class of 2019

Local Government 11%, Nonprofit/Education 22%, Private Sector 22%, State Government 28%, Federal Government 13%, International 4%Of 49 La Follette School 2019 graduates, 44 entered the workforce and 4 sought additional degrees. 95% of those entering the workforce (42 out 44 graduates) reported that they had secured employment in their fields by December 2019. 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 2019 graduates are working:

Federal Government Sector

  • Government Accountability Office
  • Congressional Research Service
  • US House of Representatives
  • US Dept of Transportation

State Government Sector

  • Port Authority of NY and NJ
  • Montana Legislative Audit Division
  • Colorado Springs Dept of Corrections
  • Michigan Dept of Labor and Economic Opportunity
  • WI Legislative Audit Bureau
  • WI Legislative Reference Bureau
  • WI Dept. of Transportation
  • WI Dept. of Health Services
  • WI Dept. of Children and Families

Local Government

  • Mayor’s Office (city of LA)
  • City of Fitchburg WI
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Higher Expectations for Racine County

Nonprofit/Education Sectors

  • Urban Institute
  • Citizen Action of Wisconsin
  • End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
  • Education Analytics
  • Cordis
  • Uplift Education

Private Sector

  • Phoenix Pharmacy Wholesale
  • Grant Thornton
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Graphika Inc
  • Agricultural Bank of China 

Employment by sector and graduation year (PDF)