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Losing Interest in Public Service

Friday, October 4, 2019

More master of public policy graduates are choosing career paths that don’t include government jobs.

What employment sectors are attracting master of public policy graduates for their first jobs after graduation? Do graduates’ choices reflect a motivation for public service? Recent data about MPP graduates’ job choices suggest that students enter MPP programs with strong public service motivation, yet their job choices are increasingly nongovernmental. This suggests that these g


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