Career Advancement

Career Statistics




2016 Career Statistics

95% of our graduates from the Class of 2016 secured positions or entered advanced degree programs within six months of graduation.

Government and politics – 40%

Nonprofit and government-related – 31%

Private – 19%

Additional Education – 5%

Seeking Employment – 5%

Government and politics

Recent graduates are represented in local, state, Federal, and international government agencies and elected offices. Recent graduates are employed by various organizations including:

City of Vallejo, California

City of Baltimore, Maryland

City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

US Senate

Office of the Mayor, New York City

The Federal Reserve Bank

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 

China Central Television

Nonprofit and government-related

Fels graduates occupy positions in development and program management. Recent graduates are employed by various organizations including:


Manhattan Institute

Committee of Seventy

Cornerstone West PDC

Public Health Management Corporation

American Board of Internal Medicine

Mt. Airy USA

A Better City


Within the private sector, the graduates have found positions in law, management consulting, and public finance. Recent graduates are employed by various organizations including:

The Urban Institute

S.R. Wojdak & Associates

The World Bank



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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829