Ryan Johnson MC/MPA 2012

Life after HKS

Not surprisingly, MC/MPA graduates present the most diverse employment trajectories imaginable. About half return to their previous places of employment — either better equipped to resume their continuing duties, or prepared to take on new responsibilities. An investment banker, for example, launches a new public sector group; an officer in the military moves up in rank and assumes new management tasks.

Wherever they choose to work, MC/MPA graduates continue to lead change — although that leadership often is exhibited on a larger stage, in more innovative ways, with a more profound impact.

MC/MPA alumni include the current Secretary-General of the United Nations, the President of Mexico, the President of Liberia, and other leaders in government and nongovernmental organizations around the world.

Please visit the Office of Career Advancement for more information about careers after HKS. 

Jon Murad MC/MPA 2013

"And here's the secret: everyone changes the world. Everything ripples. It's how we do it that counts."

Linda Dorcena Forry MC/MPA 2013

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry MC/MPA 2013 discusses her trajectory to the Massachusetts House.

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