Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 29 January 2010 00:00

MIPA grad coordinates services in Sudan

To hear 2005 grad Bill Schmitt talk about his career, ending up in West Darfur, Sudan, was just a matter of good fortune.

After a year in Kansas City as an L.P. Cookingham Management fellow, 2008 alum Carissa DeCramer headed to Washington, D.C., to become a budget analyst for Rock Creek National Park.

Young women from the Middle East and North Africa gathered  in Doha, Qatar, to improve their leadership skills, thanks in part to the organizing efforts of La Follette School alum Katie Croake.

For Kate Maehr, the summer between her first and second years at the La Follette Institute was a study in contrasts.

The $1.6 million for a one-stop Development Services Center that is wending its way through the City of Madison's capital budget approval process is based on a recommendation from a 2005 report by six La Follette School students.

Bryan Gadow has accepted a yearlong internship with the city of Kansas City, Missouri. The LP Cookingham Management Internship Program is one of the most competitive in the country. Applicants come from some of the nation's largest public affairs schools.

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