Twenty-nine La Follette School students are going to Chicago on Thursday, November 6, for a career development visit that culminates with an alumni reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, Suite 900, 410 N. Michigan Avenue.
Alumni and other public policy professionals sat down with 39 La Follette School students to talk about careers at a speed-networking session October 27.
David Lippiatt, co-founder of WE International, will speak at the La Follette School's Policy After Work Series on Tuesday, October 14, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street, from 5-7 p.m.
Four students will talk about how they used their La Follette School training during their summer internships in a noon seminar on Tuesday, October 14, in 209 Animal Science Building.
Consulting in the public sector is the topic of a seminar on Friday, October 10, at noon in the school conference room. Phil Kangas, a partner with consulting firm Grant Thornton LLP, will speak about career opportunities.
The La Follette School’s Policy After Work Series starts at Wednesday, September 24, with 2006 alum Christian Moran, a budget and policy analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The networking session is 5-7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
The National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program will be described in a session on Monday, September 15, at 5:30 p.m. in 494 Van Hise.
The La Follette School has set its fall Policy After Work Series speakers for September 24, October 14 and November 20. The three sessions will be 5-7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street, on Madison's Capitol Square.
After years of working as an outside observer with peripheral influence, Matt van Buren decided to involve himself more deeply in the policymaking process. The former journalist and political fund-raiser is in his second semester at the La Follette School, exploring public management and nonprofit leadership in addition to the school's core courses in microeconomics and statistics.