Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Career Development

Professor emeritus Dennis Dresang and donors to the scholarship fund named for him will be recognized at the La Follette School's annual Madison reception on Thursday, February 6, at Inn on the Park, 22 South Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square.
La Follette School alum Tamarine Cornelius of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will be the first speaker for the spring Policy and a Pint from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Monday, February 3, 2014

State hiring process to be explored

La Follette School students can learn how to  navigate the state of Wisconsin's hiring process from an alum and a recruiter  for the Office of State Employee Relations  in a session on Thursday, February 6, at noon in the school's conference room.
A bipartisan professional development class designed for staff of the Wisconsin Assembly is being offered in January by the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Behm deepens knowledge of energy policy

Andrew Behm enjoys working in a policy area that is beginning to change after decades of equilibrium — energy policy.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Alum to speak about career with VA

Alum Abe Rabinowitz will reflect on his public policy career with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.

Ten years after graduating from the La Follette School, Joe Thompson finds himself in a high-risk position.For the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Natural Resources and Environment Team, the senior analyst identifies how climate change threatens federal infrastructure and programs.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

91 alum leads Wisconsin budget office

1991 alum Michael Heifetz is the new director of the Wisconsin budget office.

Fourteen alumni and friends of the school carried out mock interviews with 54 first-year La Follette school students, giving each practice at interviewing for a job.

2010 Master of International Public Affairs alum Farha Tahir met with students to discuss careers, informational interviews and other job search strategies.
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