“I have been able to explore my passion for climate change, health and equity while strengthening my understanding of science communication and research policy.”
“Our days as interns sometimes consist of researching articles related to either statues, case law, or any recent legal article to help specific attorneys with specific cases they’re working on.”
“…I would travel around the state for full compliance evaluations of major emission source facilities, go on weekly trips to local air monitoring sites, and visit the Milwaukee air quality lab.”
“I conducted in-depth research and analysis of government policies, assisted in the development and execution of a data and reporting strategy for a county annual treasury report, collected data and performed quantitative analysis, and supported the team in business development and market research.”
Susan Webb Yackee, was one of seven new public members appointed to the assembly of Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) earlier this month.
Alex Conant (MPA ’03) is a founding partner at Firehouse Strategies, a bipartisan public affairs firm based in Washington, D.C. He joined the La Follette School’s Board of Visitors in April.
Internships and studies completed internationally allow students to learn from other cultures and bring those experiences back with them to be applied in the classroom and their future careers.
Our alumni are newsworthy! Their work and expertise have been highlighted in the media recently.
Terry Lierman (MA ’71) has dedicated his life to serving his community and improving policies and outcomes with a focus on the health, energy, and education fields.
La Follette School students researched policy solutions to would reduce the urban heat island effect in the City of La Crosse.