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Public Policy Careers

What Can You Do with a Degree in Public Policy?

 

Graduates of the UMass Boston Public Policy Program hold top-level professional career positions such as:

  • Superintendent of Schools, Knoxville County (TN)
  • Policy Advisor to a regional office of a federal health agency
  • Executive Director of a community organization offering services for Latino immigrants in metro-Boston
  • Tenure-track, visiting and adjunct university faculty
  • Executive Director of a large, nonprofit child welfare and re-unification agency in Michigan
  • Post-doc fellow and environmental consultant at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Regional Capacity Building Director for a national nonprofit, health promotion agency
  • Senior Project Manager at Jobs for the Future
  • Energy Policy Research Analyst
  • Health Planner
  • Researcher/Community Liaison at a University policy institute

 

For More on Careers with Public Policy Degrees

The APPAM web site offers additional information on careers for those with a degree in public policy, including:

  • Advanced searches for job listings that match criteria
  • Email and RSS alerts when new jobs match criteria
  • Anonymous resume listings for employers to search throughout the year

For all this and more, please visit PublicServiceCareers.org.


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