2017 Master of Public Administration (MPA) Employment Statistics

Within nine months of graduation, 92% of the class of 2017 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.

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  • 1890 House, Executive Director
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Business Analyst
  • Brookings Institution, Research Assistant
  • Center for Global Development, Research Assistant
  • Cornell Farmworkers Program
  • EcoAgriculture Partners, Development Associate
  • Harvard Kennedy School, Evidence for Policy Design
  • Cornell University, Intergroup Dialogue Project 
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Workforce Development Contractor
  • National Academy of Public Administration, Senior Research Associate
  • Tata-Cornell Institute, Research Support Specialist
  • World Affairs Council, Program Officer
  • Accenture, Strategy Analyst, China
  • A.T. Kearney, Business Analyst, China
  • BitTiger, Public Relations Specialist
  • Calvert Research and Management, ESG Research
  • CCS, Executive Director
  • CITIC Securities, Senior Associate, China
  • Deloitte Tax, LLP, Consultant
  • Google, Online Partnership Group, Account Associate, Japan
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China
  • Johnson and Johnson, Commercial Management Trainee, China
  • Landrum & Brown, Consultant, Forecasting & Financial Planning
  • MITRE, Business Strategy Analyst
  • NextEra Energy Resources, Regulatory Affairs Analyst 
  • Plectica, Research Associate; Senior Research Associate
  • PwC, Experienced Associate
  • Success Academy Charter Schools, Manager
  • Tetra Tech ES, Inc., Evaluation and Market Research, Research Associate
  • UBS Investment Bank, Equity Research Associate Analyst, Hong Kong
  • Unilever, Packaging, Procurement Operations Analyst
  • Cornell University, International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development, Program Coordinator & Research Assistant
  • Commissioner's Office of the NYPD, Project Analyst
  • Inter-American Development Bank, Brazil Transport Consultant 
  • International Food Policy Research Institute, Senior Research Assistant
  • International Monetary Fund, Research Analyst
  • Japan Fair Trade Commission, Officer, Japan
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation, Africa Program Officer
  • New York City Council, Legislative Financial Analyst
  • New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget, Fiscal & Budget Analyst
  • New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget, Health Task Force
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Leadership Fellow
  • U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Officer
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office, Analyst
  • United Nations Political Affairs, Division of Americas, Program Assistant
  • World Bank, Consultant**

**multiple offers