Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School 6-Month Post-Graduation Career Statistics for the Class of 2015


  • Of 63 2015 La Follette School graduates, 58 entered the workforce; 4 sought additional degrees; and 1 chose not to enter the workforce at this time for personal reasons1
  • Of the 58 who reported entering the workforce, 98 percent (57 graduates) reported by December, 2015 that they had secured jobs or internships in their fields

Sample of where 2015 graduates are working:

Federal Sector

  • US Government Accountability Office
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • US Army (West Point)

State Sector

  • WI Legislative Audit Bureau
  • WI Dept. of Corrections
  • WI Dept. of Health Services
  • WI Dept. of Children and Families
  • Oregon Legislative Fiscal Office
  • Ohio Dept. of Education

International Sector

  • Ecuador Ministry of Foreign Relations
  • Education International Corporation (China)

 Private Sector

  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Acumen LLC
  • Spectrum Health
  • Deloitte
  • Epic
  • Economic Development Research Group

Local Sector

  • City of Madison, WI, Dept. of Public Works
  • City of Sun Prairie, WI
  • City of Amery, WI

Nonprofit/Education Sector

  • UW-Madison, Center on Education Research
  • United Way of Tucson
  • National Council on Crime and Delinquency
  • MN Community Reinvestment Fund
  • American Institutes for Research
  • Taos Land Trust
  • healthTIDE
  • Maine Center for Economic Policy

1 Five students did not respond to the six-month post-graduation survey. We used LinkedIn and other publicly available data when applicable to include information for those who did not respond and imputed information from the three-month survey for one student for whom we could not verify information via this method.


Career Statistics 2015 (pdf, 94 KB)

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