Jobs and Outcomes

UConn School 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


Capitol Region Council of Governments

Census Bureau

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


City of Fort Worth, Texas

City of Hartford, Connecticut

City of Springfield, Massachusetts

City of South Fulton, Georgia

Collins Aerospace

Community Health Center Association of CT

Connecticut Foodshare

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

CT State Comptroller


Dominion Energy

Eversource Energy

Fiduciary Investment Advisors, LLC


U.S. Government Accountability Office 

Hartford Healthcare

Hartford Land Bank

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

International Rescue Committee


Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

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

Northeast Rural Health Clinic

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Oak Hill

Planned Parenthood

Pratt & Whitney

S&P Global Ratings

Social Security Administration

The Legacy Foundation of Hartford

The LEGO Group

Town of Manchester, CT

Town of Sturbridge, MA

Traverlers Institute

Wheeler Clinic


Pie chart outlining entering fields of MPA and MPP 2019-2022 graduates: 23% nonprofit, 38% state and local government, 3% federal government and military service, 23% private sector, 5% further education, 8% unknown or job searching.

Survey Research and Data Analysis

The Survey Research and Data Analysis 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 and Data Analysis graduates go on to careers in leading organizations such as:



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



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


Strategic Opinion Research

The Hartford



Pie chart outlining entering fields of MA Survey Research 2018-2021 graduates: 5% nonprofit, 5% government, 5% health care, 30% corporate, 45% corporate research, and 10% policy research.

Prepare for Career Success

The School 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