2016 Master of Public Administration (MPA) Employment Statistics

Within nine months of graduation, 91% of the class of 2016 was employed or pursuing further graduate degrees.* Given the diversity of interests and career objectives represented at CIPA, postgraduate activities are regularly distributed across three primary sectors: public, private, and non-profit.

*Response rate: 86% (94 out of 109 graduates). Data collected 9 months after graduation.

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Representative Employers

  • Accenture, Analyst, China
  • Achieve, Inc., Senior Communications Associate
  • Acumen Fund LLC, Data & Policy Analyst
  • Alibaba Group, Security Operations Analyst, China
  • Amazon Inc., Senior Product Manager, Logistics and Transportation
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Business Analyst
  • Anti-Defamation League, Research Analyst
  • Arc Aspicio, Associate
  • Arthur D. Little, Business Analyst
  • Bain & Company, Associate Consultant
  • Barclays Investment Bank, AVP Financial Crime Risk
  • Booz Allen Hamilton, Consultant
  • Boston Redevelopment Authority, Research Assistant
  • Brookings Institution, Research Assistant
  • Brown University, Facilities & Sustainability Manager
  • Capitol Hill Fellows Program, Legislative Fellow and Press Assistant, (D-MA) Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, MA
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Associate, Research & Communications
  • CCS, Associate Director
  • Center for Global Development, Research Assistant
  • China Capital Investment Group, Investment Manager, China
  • China Central Bank, Foreign Reserve, Investment Analyst, China
  • China Orient Asset Management Corp., Junior Analyst, China
  • City and County of Denver, Budget Analyst
  • City of Gothenburg, International Officer, Sweden
  • City of New Orleans, Office of Economic Development, Program Manager
  • City of New York, Mayor's Office of Operations, Senior Policy Analyst**
  • City of New York, Office of Management and Budget, Budget Analyst**
  • Connecticut Green Bank, Commercial & Industrial Programs, Manager
  • Cornell University & State Relations, Legislative Associate
  • Cornell University, International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development, Program Coordinator & Research Assistant
  • Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Community Impact Associate
  • Credit Suisse, Market Risk Analyst
  • Danish International Development Agency, Senior Projects Manager, Pakistan
  • Deloitte Tax, LLP, Consultant
  • Deliotte Tohamatsu Consulting, Business Analyst, Japan
  • EY advisory Practice, Consultant
  • FI Consulting, Analyst
  • First Republic Bank, Credit Portfolio Analyst
  • Fitch Ratings, Public Finance Analyst
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute, Research Assistant
  • Forrester Research, Associate Consultant, China
  • Fosun Group, Investment Associate
  • Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts, Performance Audit Division, Management Analyst
  • Goldman Sachs, Analyst, Singapore
  • Google, Ad Fraud Strategist, Trust & Safety
  • Google, On Line Partnership Group, Account Associate, Japan
  • Government of Canada, Advanced Policy Analyst Program Policy Analyst
  • Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah, Senior Policy Associate
  • Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social, Executive Advisor, Costa Rica
  • International Food Policy Research Institute, Senior Research Assistant
  • International Labour Organization, Consultant, India
  • International Monetary Fund, Research Analyst
  • J.E. Austine Associates Inc., Project Manager
  • Japan Fair Trade Commission, Officer, Japan
  • JLL, Research Analyst
  • Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Associate Director of Alumni Relations
  • JP Morgan Chase, Analyst, Associate & Financial Control Analyst**
  • Khan Fun, Industrial Analyst
  • McKinsey & Company, Special Projects Analyst
  • MEDEF International, Project Manager Americas, France
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock, Institutional Development, Advisor (USAID), Afghanistan
  • Ministry of Industry, Trade and Energy of South Korea, Deputy Director, South Korea
  • National Academy of Public Administration, Senior Research Associate
  • National Resource Governance Institute, Officer, Myanmar
  • National Superintendency of University Education, Coordinator Licensing Department, Peru
  • New South Wales Treasury, Senior Policy Analyst, Australia
  • New York City Council, Legislative Financial Analyst
  • New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Capital Budget Analyst
  • New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget, Fiscal & Budget Analyst; Senior Policy Analyst**
  • Open Space Institute, Outdoors America, Campaign Coordinator
  • Organization of American States, Cyber Security Policy Consultant
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Leadership Fellow
  • RAND Corporation, Project Associate
  • Republic of Indonesia, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia**
  • Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kazakhstan**
  • Save the Children, Child Protection Officer, Turkey
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Office of Strategic Planning, LEED Green Associate, China
  • Shanghai Jigue Investment Management Ltd., Senior Manager, China
  • Stratas Advisors, Latin America, Analyst
  • Success Academy Charter Schools, Manager
  • Teach for China, Teacher, China
  • The Secretariat, House of Representatives, Human Resources, Thailand
  • The Sustainable Seafood Blog Project, Executive Director
  • Twitter, Trust & Safety, Policy Specialist
  • Uber, Marketing Coordinator, City Team, China
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Senior Management Analyst
  • U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Officer**
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office, Analyst**
  • U.S. Olympic Committee, Prospect Researcher
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Analyst
  • UBS Investment Bank, Equity Research Associate Analyst, Hong Kong
  • UNESCAP, Consultant, Thailand
  • Unilever, Packaging, Procurement Operations Analyst
  • United Nations World Food Programme, Operations Centre Officer, Italy
  • Wallace Center at Winrock International, Program Associate
  • World Bank, Consultant, Ecuador & Washington, DC**
  • World Bank, Operations Analyst, Social Protection and Labor, Mexico
  • Zalando SE, Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Analyst, Germany

**multiple offers