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s a student I interned with the Gates Foundation, thanks to incredible support from Graduate Career

Services. From preparing my resume to aligning the internship with my career goals, the staff worked side by side with me. Now, I’m part of an alumni community that is committed to staying engaged with current students. Career Services makes that engagement easy and rewarding, whether it is hosting summer interns or hiring quality graduates at my place of work, or coming back to speak with students about careers in international development and philanthropy.” Annie M a x well (MPP ’02)

Annie is the Chief Operating Officer of the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Previously, she worked in the Office of Vice President Biden as a White House Fellow. From 2002 to 2009, Annie was with Direct Relief International, which provides medical assistance to improve the quality of life for people affected by poverty or disaster. ®

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www.fordschool.umich.edu Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan Joan and Sanford Weill Hall 735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091 734 764 3490 734 763 9181 fax Student and Academic Services: 734 764 0453 Graduate Career Services: 734 615 9557 Development: 734 615 3892 Alumni Relations: 734 615 5760 Communications and Outreach: 734 615 3893

Regents of the University of Michigan Julia Donovan Darlow, Ann Arbor Laurence B. Deitch, Bingham Farms Denise Ilitch, Bingham Farms Olivia P. Maynard, Goodrich Andrea Fischer Newman, Ann Arbor Andrew C. Richner, Grosse Pointe Park S. Martin Taylor, Grosse Pointe Farms Katherine E. White, Ann Arbor Mary Sue Coleman (ex officio) © 2011 The Regents of the University of Michigan A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer

University of Michigan


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s a student I interned with the Gates Foundation, thanks to incredible support from Graduate Career

Services. From preparing my resume to aligning the internship with my career goals, the staff worked side by side with me. Now, I’m part of an alumni community that is committed to staying engaged with current students. Career Services makes that engagement easy and rewarding, whether it is hosting summer interns or hiring quality graduates at my place of work, or coming back to speak with students about careers in international development and philanthropy.” Annie M a x well (MPP ’02)

Annie is the Chief Operating Officer of the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Previously, she worked in the Office of Vice President Biden as a White House Fellow. From 2002 to 2009, Annie was with Direct Relief International, which provides medical assistance to improve the quality of life for people affected by poverty or disaster. ®

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www.fordschool.umich.edu Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan Joan and Sanford Weill Hall 735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091 734 764 3490 734 763 9181 fax Student and Academic Services: 734 764 0453 Graduate Career Services: 734 615 9557 Development: 734 615 3892 Alumni Relations: 734 615 5760 Communications and Outreach: 734 615 3893

Regents of the University of Michigan Julia Donovan Darlow, Ann Arbor Laurence B. Deitch, Bingham Farms Denise Ilitch, Bingham Farms Olivia P. Maynard, Goodrich Andrea Fischer Newman, Ann Arbor Andrew C. Richner, Grosse Pointe Park S. Martin Taylor, Grosse Pointe Farms Katherine E. White, Ann Arbor Mary Sue Coleman (ex officio) © 2011 The Regents of the University of Michigan A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer

University of Michigan


Post-graduation employment for MPP cl asses 2006–2010

R ec e n t job s & i n te r n s h i p s f i l l e d by ou r g r ad uate s

Federal Government 23% State Government 5% Local Government 7%

Federal Government

Foreign Government 8%

Congressional Research Service — Washington, DC

Multilateral Organization 2% NFP/NGO 30%

Executive Office of the President — Office of Management & Budget, Washington, DC

Consulting 11% Law Firms 2%

Federal Reserve Bank of New York — Markets Group, New York, NY

Private 12%

THE FORD SCHOOL DIFFERENCE

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well-resourced and strategic Graduate Career Services department, a deeply committed alumni base, and faculty with real-world policy connections—

the Ford School difference is in the emphasis we place on providing professional, personalized, and supportive career services to all of our MPP/MPA students.

Individualized attention

Professional career counselors work closely with each Ford

I

was the first Ford School alum to go to work with LMI Consulting. Now, I’m in the role of recruiting top candidates from policy programs around the country, and the Ford School is a key recruiting stop for us. Students graduate with strong quantitative skills, writing ability, and teamwork. As a result, we’ve hired several fellow alums to join us and we’ll continue to seek talent in Ann Arbor.”

We actively engage our alumni and other employers in the U.S. and abroad to build professional connections with the Ford School. As a result, we have an extensive network of agencies and organizations eager to recruit students as interns and employees. Funding support for student internships

Cl audia Muñoz (MPP ’09)

A consultant with LMI Government

In addition, established and fully-funded partnerships give Ford School students direct access to highly selective intern-

Consulting, Claudia Muñoz works from

ships in key organizations such as: International Organiza-

the Pentagon as Deputy Director of the

tion for Migration, Geneva; Direct Relief International,

Ministry of Defense Advisors Program, which sends civilians to aid Afghan

A

fter 35 years in public service, I consider career-related mentoring and advising of students to be one of the most important benefits I bring to the Ford School . . . and I spend many hours doing this in class, in office hours, and in my work with Graduate Career Services.” Ambassador Melv yn Levitsky (retired)

Significant alumni and donor funding support is available to offset the cost of pursuing low or unpaid internships.

School student to clarify career goals, identify internship opportunities, and create an individualized action plan.

Employer outreach & alumni involvement

Santa Barbara; The Asia Foundation, Manila; and more.

defense officials.

Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky is Professor of International Policy and Practice at the Ford School. During his distinguished career as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Levitsky’s posts included Ambassador to Brazil and Ambassador to Bulgaria. He is an elected member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

U.S. Agency for International Development — Latin America & Caribbean Bureau, Lima, Peru U.S. Department of Commerce — International Trade Administration, Washington, DC U.S. Department of State — Bureau of African Affairs, Kampala, Uganda

Nonprofit & Nongovernmental Organizations Center on Budget & Policy Priorities — Washington, DC CIVICUS — Civil Society Index, Johannesburg, South Africa Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit, MI Direct Relief International, Santa Barbara, CA Education Pioneers, Chicago, IL Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin, Germany Mercy Corps, Washington, DC

The White House, Domestic Policy Council, Washington, DC

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices — Education Division, Washington, DC

State & Local Government

Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VA

City of Chicago, Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program, Chicago, IL King County Executive Fellows Program, Seattle, WA

Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law & Public Policy, Los Angeles, CA

Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency, Lansing, MI New Orleans City Council, New Orleans, LA

Multilateral Organizations Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Canada OECD, Statistical Indicators Unit, Paris, France UN Economic & Social Commission for Asia & Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand UN Office of Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism — International Narcotics Control Board, Vienna, Austria World Bank — Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, Washington, DC

Private Sector Cambridge Systematics — Transportation Policy Management, San Francisco, CA Chartwell Education Group, Washington, DC Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, Houston, TX Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI Moody’s Investors Service — Public Finance Investors, Chicago, IL Pacific Gas & Electric — Demand Response, San Francisco, CA

New York State Senate — Finance Committee, Albany, NY Washtenaw County Budget Office, Ann Arbor, MI

Levitsky teaches the graduate courses Issues in U.S. National Security (PubPol 766) and Global Issues: Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism (PubPol 763).

Employ e r s r ec ru i ti n g on c amp u s at th e For d S c h ool

INFORM ATION

CONNECTIONS

STRATEGY

SU P P ORT

California Legislative Analysts Office

Clinton Foundation

Career panels and programs, print and web resources, individual career counseling, and career podcasts

Well-established employer networks; in-person and video-conferenced links to policy employers, distinguished visitors, and an active, engaged alumni network

Students create an individual strategy and develop the skills and tools necessary to write effective resumes and cover letters, map out career paths, evaluate career opportunities, and negotiate offers

Through the inevitable highs, lows, and plateaus of career planning and job search

Central Intelligence Agency

Council of Michigan Foundations

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

ployers and learn more about Ford

Government Accountability Office

Anderson Economic Group

National Park Service

Huron Consulting Group

School MPP/MPA careers:

Office of Management & Budget

LMI Government Consulting

U.S. State Department

Moody’s Investors Service

Meet some of our alumni and em-

www.fordschool.umich. edu/careers.


Post-graduation employment for MPP cl asses 2006–2010

R ec e n t job s & i n te r n s h i p s f i l l e d by ou r g r ad uate s

Federal Government 23% State Government 5% Local Government 7%

Federal Government

Foreign Government 8%

Congressional Research Service — Washington, DC

Multilateral Organization 2% NFP/NGO 30%

Executive Office of the President — Office of Management & Budget, Washington, DC

Consulting 11% Law Firms 2%

Federal Reserve Bank of New York — Markets Group, New York, NY

Private 12%

THE FORD SCHOOL DIFFERENCE

A

well-resourced and strategic Graduate Career Services department, a deeply committed alumni base, and faculty with real-world policy connections—

the Ford School difference is in the emphasis we place on providing professional, personalized, and supportive career services to all of our MPP/MPA students.

Individualized attention

Professional career counselors work closely with each Ford

I

was the first Ford School alum to go to work with LMI Consulting. Now, I’m in the role of recruiting top candidates from policy programs around the country, and the Ford School is a key recruiting stop for us. Students graduate with strong quantitative skills, writing ability, and teamwork. As a result, we’ve hired several fellow alums to join us and we’ll continue to seek talent in Ann Arbor.”

We actively engage our alumni and other employers in the U.S. and abroad to build professional connections with the Ford School. As a result, we have an extensive network of agencies and organizations eager to recruit students as interns and employees. Funding support for student internships

Cl audia Muñoz (MPP ’09)

A consultant with LMI Government

In addition, established and fully-funded partnerships give Ford School students direct access to highly selective intern-

Consulting, Claudia Muñoz works from

ships in key organizations such as: International Organiza-

the Pentagon as Deputy Director of the

tion for Migration, Geneva; Direct Relief International,

Ministry of Defense Advisors Program, which sends civilians to aid Afghan

A

fter 35 years in public service, I consider career-related mentoring and advising of students to be one of the most important benefits I bring to the Ford School . . . and I spend many hours doing this in class, in office hours, and in my work with Graduate Career Services.” Ambassador Melv yn Levitsky (retired)

Significant alumni and donor funding support is available to offset the cost of pursuing low or unpaid internships.

School student to clarify career goals, identify internship opportunities, and create an individualized action plan.

Employer outreach & alumni involvement

Santa Barbara; The Asia Foundation, Manila; and more.

defense officials.

Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky is Professor of International Policy and Practice at the Ford School. During his distinguished career as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Levitsky’s posts included Ambassador to Brazil and Ambassador to Bulgaria. He is an elected member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

U.S. Agency for International Development — Latin America & Caribbean Bureau, Lima, Peru U.S. Department of Commerce — International Trade Administration, Washington, DC U.S. Department of State — Bureau of African Affairs, Kampala, Uganda

Nonprofit & Nongovernmental Organizations Center on Budget & Policy Priorities — Washington, DC CIVICUS — Civil Society Index, Johannesburg, South Africa Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit, MI Direct Relief International, Santa Barbara, CA Education Pioneers, Chicago, IL Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin, Germany Mercy Corps, Washington, DC

The White House, Domestic Policy Council, Washington, DC

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices — Education Division, Washington, DC

State & Local Government

Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VA

City of Chicago, Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program, Chicago, IL King County Executive Fellows Program, Seattle, WA

Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law & Public Policy, Los Angeles, CA

Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency, Lansing, MI New Orleans City Council, New Orleans, LA

Multilateral Organizations Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Canada OECD, Statistical Indicators Unit, Paris, France UN Economic & Social Commission for Asia & Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand UN Office of Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism — International Narcotics Control Board, Vienna, Austria World Bank — Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, Washington, DC

Private Sector Cambridge Systematics — Transportation Policy Management, San Francisco, CA Chartwell Education Group, Washington, DC Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, Houston, TX Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI Moody’s Investors Service — Public Finance Investors, Chicago, IL Pacific Gas & Electric — Demand Response, San Francisco, CA

New York State Senate — Finance Committee, Albany, NY Washtenaw County Budget Office, Ann Arbor, MI

Levitsky teaches the graduate courses Issues in U.S. National Security (PubPol 766) and Global Issues: Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism (PubPol 763).

Employ e r s r ec ru i ti n g on c amp u s at th e For d S c h ool

INFORM ATION

CONNECTIONS

STRATEGY

SU P P ORT

California Legislative Analysts Office

Clinton Foundation

Career panels and programs, print and web resources, individual career counseling, and career podcasts

Well-established employer networks; in-person and video-conferenced links to policy employers, distinguished visitors, and an active, engaged alumni network

Students create an individual strategy and develop the skills and tools necessary to write effective resumes and cover letters, map out career paths, evaluate career opportunities, and negotiate offers

Through the inevitable highs, lows, and plateaus of career planning and job search

Central Intelligence Agency

Council of Michigan Foundations

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

ployers and learn more about Ford

Government Accountability Office

Anderson Economic Group

National Park Service

Huron Consulting Group

School MPP/MPA careers:

Office of Management & Budget

LMI Government Consulting

U.S. State Department

Moody’s Investors Service

Meet some of our alumni and em-

www.fordschool.umich. edu/careers.


Post-graduation employment for MPP cl asses 2006–2010

R ec e n t job s & i n te r n s h i p s f i l l e d by ou r g r ad uate s

Federal Government 23% State Government 5% Local Government 7%

Federal Government

Foreign Government 8%

Congressional Research Service — Washington, DC

Multilateral Organization 2% NFP/NGO 30%

Executive Office of the President — Office of Management & Budget, Washington, DC

Consulting 11% Law Firms 2%

Federal Reserve Bank of New York — Markets Group, New York, NY

Private 12%

THE FORD SCHOOL DIFFERENCE

A

well-resourced and strategic Graduate Career Services department, a deeply committed alumni base, and faculty with real-world policy connections—

the Ford School difference is in the emphasis we place on providing professional, personalized, and supportive career services to all of our MPP/MPA students.

Individualized attention

Professional career counselors work closely with each Ford

I

was the first Ford School alum to go to work with LMI Consulting. Now, I’m in the role of recruiting top candidates from policy programs around the country, and the Ford School is a key recruiting stop for us. Students graduate with strong quantitative skills, writing ability, and teamwork. As a result, we’ve hired several fellow alums to join us and we’ll continue to seek talent in Ann Arbor.”

We actively engage our alumni and other employers in the U.S. and abroad to build professional connections with the Ford School. As a result, we have an extensive network of agencies and organizations eager to recruit students as interns and employees. Funding support for student internships

Cl audia Muñoz (MPP ’09)

A consultant with LMI Government

In addition, established and fully-funded partnerships give Ford School students direct access to highly selective intern-

Consulting, Claudia Muñoz works from

ships in key organizations such as: International Organiza-

the Pentagon as Deputy Director of the

tion for Migration, Geneva; Direct Relief International,

Ministry of Defense Advisors Program, which sends civilians to aid Afghan

A

fter 35 years in public service, I consider career-related mentoring and advising of students to be one of the most important benefits I bring to the Ford School . . . and I spend many hours doing this in class, in office hours, and in my work with Graduate Career Services.” Ambassador Melv yn Levitsky (retired)

Significant alumni and donor funding support is available to offset the cost of pursuing low or unpaid internships.

School student to clarify career goals, identify internship opportunities, and create an individualized action plan.

Employer outreach & alumni involvement

Santa Barbara; The Asia Foundation, Manila; and more.

defense officials.

Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky is Professor of International Policy and Practice at the Ford School. During his distinguished career as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Levitsky’s posts included Ambassador to Brazil and Ambassador to Bulgaria. He is an elected member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

U.S. Agency for International Development — Latin America & Caribbean Bureau, Lima, Peru U.S. Department of Commerce — International Trade Administration, Washington, DC U.S. Department of State — Bureau of African Affairs, Kampala, Uganda

Nonprofit & Nongovernmental Organizations Center on Budget & Policy Priorities — Washington, DC CIVICUS — Civil Society Index, Johannesburg, South Africa Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit, MI Direct Relief International, Santa Barbara, CA Education Pioneers, Chicago, IL Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin, Germany Mercy Corps, Washington, DC

The White House, Domestic Policy Council, Washington, DC

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices — Education Division, Washington, DC

State & Local Government

Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VA

City of Chicago, Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program, Chicago, IL King County Executive Fellows Program, Seattle, WA

Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law & Public Policy, Los Angeles, CA

Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency, Lansing, MI New Orleans City Council, New Orleans, LA

Multilateral Organizations Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Canada OECD, Statistical Indicators Unit, Paris, France UN Economic & Social Commission for Asia & Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand UN Office of Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism — International Narcotics Control Board, Vienna, Austria World Bank — Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, Washington, DC

Private Sector Cambridge Systematics — Transportation Policy Management, San Francisco, CA Chartwell Education Group, Washington, DC Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, Houston, TX Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI Moody’s Investors Service — Public Finance Investors, Chicago, IL Pacific Gas & Electric — Demand Response, San Francisco, CA

New York State Senate — Finance Committee, Albany, NY Washtenaw County Budget Office, Ann Arbor, MI

Levitsky teaches the graduate courses Issues in U.S. National Security (PubPol 766) and Global Issues: Drugs, Crime, and Terrorism (PubPol 763).

Employ e r s r ec ru i ti n g on c amp u s at th e For d S c h ool

INFORM ATION

CONNECTIONS

STRATEGY

SU P P ORT

California Legislative Analysts Office

Clinton Foundation

Career panels and programs, print and web resources, individual career counseling, and career podcasts

Well-established employer networks; in-person and video-conferenced links to policy employers, distinguished visitors, and an active, engaged alumni network

Students create an individual strategy and develop the skills and tools necessary to write effective resumes and cover letters, map out career paths, evaluate career opportunities, and negotiate offers

Through the inevitable highs, lows, and plateaus of career planning and job search

Central Intelligence Agency

Council of Michigan Foundations

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

ployers and learn more about Ford

Government Accountability Office

Anderson Economic Group

National Park Service

Huron Consulting Group

School MPP/MPA careers:

Office of Management & Budget

LMI Government Consulting

U.S. State Department

Moody’s Investors Service

Meet some of our alumni and em-

www.fordschool.umich. edu/careers.


g r a d u at e c a r e e r s e rv i c e s

A

s a student I interned with the Gates Foundation, thanks to incredible support from Graduate Career

Services. From preparing my resume to aligning the internship with my career goals, the staff worked side by side with me. Now, I’m part of an alumni community that is committed to staying engaged with current students. Career Services makes that engagement easy and rewarding, whether it is hosting summer interns or hiring quality graduates at my place of work, or coming back to speak with students about careers in international development and philanthropy.” Annie M a x well (MPP ’02)

Annie is the Chief Operating Officer of the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Previously, she worked in the Office of Vice President Biden as a White House Fellow. From 2002 to 2009, Annie was with Direct Relief International, which provides medical assistance to improve the quality of life for people affected by poverty or disaster. ®

®

www.fordschool.umich.edu Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan Joan and Sanford Weill Hall 735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091 734 764 3490 734 763 9181 fax Student and Academic Services: 734 764 0453 Graduate Career Services: 734 615 9557 Development: 734 615 3892 Alumni Relations: 734 615 5760 Communications and Outreach: 734 615 3893

Regents of the University of Michigan Julia Donovan Darlow, Ann Arbor Laurence B. Deitch, Bingham Farms Denise Ilitch, Bingham Farms Olivia P. Maynard, Goodrich Andrea Fischer Newman, Ann Arbor Andrew C. Richner, Grosse Pointe Park S. Martin Taylor, Grosse Pointe Farms Katherine E. White, Ann Arbor Mary Sue Coleman (ex officio) © 2011 The Regents of the University of Michigan A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer

University of Michigan


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