Your Career

Students graduating with a major in Public Policy are prepared for a variety of careers and graduate education opportunities. Public Policy undergraduate majors pursue graduate programs in fields such as public policy, law, public health, city and regional planning and more. Graduates also pursue careers in government at the city, state and federal level. These positions include policy analyst, lobbyist, political campaign staff member, research assistant, legislative staffer and more. Public Policy undergraduates also pursue careers in a variety of nonprofits and foundations as well as other public service entities such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Teach For America. Finally, given the interdisciplinary nature of a Public Policy major, students have the ability to pursue a broad range of other fields such as media affairs, public affairs, business, consulting, and teaching.