Job Placements

For the MPP class of 2015, 95% of graduates were employed or enrolled in a continuing education program within 6 months of graduation. Of those, 54 percent work in the nonprofit sector, 31 percent in state or local government, and 15 percent in consulting. Our 2015 MPP graduates concentrated in poverty alleviation (33 percent), health (19 percent), and children, youth and families (19 percent). Ten percent had a dual degree with the MBA program, and ten percent had a dual degree with the Hornstein MA in Jewish Professional Leadership.

Here is a sample of positions held by recent Heller School MPP graduates.

  • Analyst, Abt Associates
  • Research and Evaluation Fellow, All Our Kin
  • Chief Operating Officer, Boston Public Market
  • Career Development Center Analyst, Brandeis University
  • State Policy Fellow, Budget and Tax Center at the North Carolina Justice Center
  • Asset Management Analyst, The Community Builders
  • Foundation Fellow, Congressional Black Caucus
  • Policy Analyst, Council of State Governments - Justice Center
  • Medicaid/MassHealth Project Manager, Department of Public Health/MassHealth
  • Project Manager, Episcopal Health Foundation
  • Director of Programs, Hockomock YMCA
  • Legislative Analyst, Honolulu City Council
  • Portfolio Associate, Jacobson Family Foundation
  • Health Policy and Communications Fellow, Lown Institute
  • Focus40 Transportation Fellow, Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • Health Policy Associate, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
  • Sustainability Fellow, Meister Consultants Group
  • Manager, New Profit
  • Health Policy and Contracting Specialist, Partners HealthCare
  • Program Officer, Reaching Out MBA
  • Research Health Economist, RTI International
  • Legislative Analyst, State of Arkansas Bureau of Legislative Research
  • PhD student, University of Maryland