Andrew Behm enjoys working in a policy area that is beginning to change after decades of equilibrium — energy policy.
Rob Stupar turned to public policy for graduate school because no matter which professional field he considered as an undergraduate, he felt that there was no better way to help solve national problems than through public policy.
For Sean Stalpes, much of his job satisfaction comes from helping parties with different points of view reach consensus. The 2009 grad is an energy technologies specialist with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
Wanting to develop a professional career in which he can apply his technical background in engineering to pressing policy issues, Phillip Duran came to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree, in addition to a master of science in environment and resources at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
Alum Seth Nowak wants tenants and landlords to reduce their energy use, improve their relationships in the process and transform the rental housing industry.