Jobs and Outcomes

UConn Department of Public Policy alumni go on to successful careers where they make a lasting impact in the communities they serve. Our graduates apply their skills in a wide variety of fields and industries and serve in governments and agencies at every level. They also return to campus to mentor and share their knowledge with current students.

 

View our Profiles of Alumni


Public Administration and Public Policy

Graduates of our Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) programs go on to careers in top organization such as:

Amica Mutual Insurance

Beazley

Capitol Region Council of Governments

Census Bureau

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Cigna

City of Fort Worth, Texas

City of Hartford, Connecticut

City of South Fulton, Georgia

Collins Aerospace

Community Health Center Association of CT

CT Dept. of Administrative Services

CT Dept. of Children and Families

CT Dept. of Economic and Community Development

CT Dept. of Education

CT Division of Criminal Justice

CT Finance Authority

CT General Assembly

CT Office of Health Strategy

CT Office of Policy and Management

Deloitte

Dominion Energy

Eversource Energy

Fiduciary Investment Advisors, LLC

Foodshare

Google

U.S. Government Accountability Office 

Hartford Healthcare

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

International Rescue Committee

McLagan

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

New England Science & Sailing Foundation

New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget

Newington Board of Education, CT

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Oak Hill

Planned Parenthood

Pratt & Whitney

S&P Global Ratings

Social Security Administration

Town of Manchester, CT

Town of Sturbridge, MA

Traverlers Institute

Wheeler Clinic

YouGov

Pie chart outlining entering fields of MPA and MPP 2015-2017 graduates: 43% nonprofit, 32% public, and 25% private.


Survey Research

The Survey Research program provides students with expertise in the practice of survey research, consumer research, study design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. Your class learning partners are professionals from around the world.

Survey research graduates go on to careers in leading organizations such as:

Accenture

Aetna

American Express

Boston College

Campbell Soup Company

Census Bureau

Citizens Trust Bank

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dartmouth College

Deloitte, LLP

CT Dept. of Housing

Duke University

Economic Mobility Pathways

Educational Testing Service Fidelity Investments

Forrester

Gallup

Harris Interactive

Hartford Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson

Mathematica Policy Research

Michigan State University

Mount Sinai Health Systems

National Science Foundation

PIMCO Global Investors

Procter & Gamble

Quinnipiac University

RTI

Strategic Opinion Research

The Hartford

Travelers

YouGov

Pie chart outlining survey research alumni job fields: 31% market research, 19% corporate, 15%education; 9% corporate research, 15% government and nonprofit, 6% government policy research, and 5% healthcare.

Prepare for Career Success

The Department of Public Policy and the Center for Career Development offer current students the resources you need to build your résumés, sharpen your skill set, and make connections with UConn alumni through programs like:

  • Paid internships
  • Alumni mentoring programs
  • Leadership positions in student organizations
  • ...and more!

 
Visit our Career Development Page