Fall 2020 Opportunities – Week 4


The Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs.

As an undergraduate student, you can pursue a Certificate in Public Policy! The certificate program is ideal for students seeking careers related to key domestic and international issues such as health policy, criminal justice, education, energy, environmental studies, finance, transportation, and poverty. It also prepares students to be engaged citizens, ready to use their talents to improve the world around them.

Visit the Certificate in Public Policy webpage or contact certificate@lafollette.wisc.edu to learn more about the Certificate in Public Policy and how to apply. Applications are open once per academic year from May 1-May 31.

The U.S. as well as the world is going through an awakening on many social justice fronts. Be sure to check out the following: Fall 2020 La Follette School Seminar Series on racial justice. This seminar series is designed to keep having these conversations and learn more about topics such as poverty and welfare, health, education, international affairs, trade and finance, and the environment. These events are held virtually most Wednesdays from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Are you nearing the end of your time here as an undergrad? You can apply to their Master’s Programs! You can apply to the La Follette School Master of Public Affairs and Master of International Public Affairs program. Contact admissions@lafollette.wisc.edu with any and all questions or fill out their prospective student questionnaire to set up an appointment.

You could also attend one of their graduate school informational sessions! Between September and December, the La Follette School will be hosting Zoom meetings hosted by two students, two faculty, and three student services staff. These meetings will take place once a month on Fridays between 1 – 2 p.m. You can register for an upcoming session by visiting the Admissions webpage.