Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School 6-Month Post-Graduation Career Statistics for the Class of 2016

dec 2016 placement

  • Of 35 2016 La Follette School graduates, 30 entered the workforce; 3 sought additional degrees; 2 decided not to join the workforce at this time.1

  • Of the 30 who reported entering the workforce, 97 percent (29 graduates) reported by December, 2016, that they had secured jobs or internships in their fields

Sample of where 2016 graduates are working:

Federal Sector

  • US Department of Transportation
  • Government Accountability Office

State Sector

  • WI Legislative Audit Bureau
  • WI Legislative Fiscal Bureau
  • WI Legislative Reference Bureau
  • WI Dept. of Corrections
  • WI Dept. of Transportation
  • WI Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
  • WI Dept. of Justice
  • WI State Assembly

International Sector

  • Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
  • Edukeys USA

 Private Sector

  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions

Nonprofit/Education Sector

  • Duke Margolis Health Policy Center
  • UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Equal Opportunity Schools
  • Institute for Community Alliances
  • WI Center for Education Research
  • Center for Patient Partnerships, UW Law School
  • Practical Farmers of Iowa

1 Two students did not respond to the six-month post-graduation survey. We imputed information from the three-month survey for these two students for whom we could not verify information via other methods.


Career Statistics 2016 (pdf)

Career Statistics 2015

Career Statistics 2014

Career Statistics 2013

Career Statistics 2012