"I will be working in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Minority and Women Inclusion as an intern this summer handling casework for the office that pertains to veterans’ affairs and their weekly newsletter."
A tool created by the Wall Street Journal shows that the La Follette School offers one of the best values among public policy master’s degrees in the country.
The La Follette School partners with the Neuroscience Training Program to offer a unique neuroscience Ph.D. and Master of Public Affairs (MPA) combined degree that is one of its kind in the country.
Whether part of an admissions offer or found by using the Student Job Center, graduate assistantships offer several significant benefits to La Follette School students.
"One of the most rewarding experiences at La Follette is being surrounded by a great cohort. Their talent, passion, and hard work also lifts me up as I continue to study."
"After two years as a Badger, I learned that the University of Wisconsin is not just another university but an institution with something different to offer."
"My status as an accelerated student has allowed me to apply for numerous internships that I otherwise would have never had access to."
"My decision to pursue a JD-MPA is deeply connected with my home country. As a child, I grew up in a disputed territory and saw firsthand how vital government work and public service are to rebuild a war-torn society."
La Follette School students Paul Tadross (MIPA/JD ’22), Matthew Marcus (MIPA ’23), and Nichole Springer (MIPA ’23) received FLAS fellowships that greatly shape their policy interests, help them learn a language, and connect them to global cultures.