Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Career Development

Students can learn about resume-writing, networking and other career development skills in a La Follette School professional development series that starts Tuesday, February 5, at noon in the conference room.
Thursday, January 31, 2013

CBO staff to talk with students Feb. 6

Students can learn about working for the Congressional Budget Office at a session on Wednesday, February 6, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
More than 70 guests, including 45 alumni and friends, are expected so far at the annual Madison reception on Thursday, February 7, at Inn on the Park's Top of the Park, 22 South Carroll St., from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Feggestad helps city deliver services

While working as finance director for Blackhawk Technical College, Natalie Feggestad realized what she enjoyed most about her job was helping staff in other units navigate finance and budget processes, so she added a  Master of Public Affairs degree to her certification as a public accountant.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Dickinson plans to advocate for poverty policies

Student Michele Dickinson's desire to lead a nonprofit organization and advocate for state policies to address poverty arises from her experience as a single, teen mother in concert with her undergraduate majors and volunteer activities.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

News from alumni and friends

Alumni and friends of the school share their career and family news.

As an analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Administration's budget office, alum Breann Boggs helps the governor's office and state agencies devise the state's two-year spending plan.

A journalist's perspective on the presidential election will be the focus of the next Policy and a Pint, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison.
Thursday, November 1, 2012

Students, alumni, friends network

Alumni and other public policy professionals sat down with first-year La Follette School students to talk about careers at a speed-networking session October 31.

After finding that people in Wisconsin and in the Dominican Republic encountered many of the same issues related health, environment and education, Norma-Jean Simon decided to pursue a dual degree in public health and public policy at the La Follette School.

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