Chief Operating OfficerPartners in PROMISE“Military spouses are extremely capable, but our lifestyle makes it difficult to seize career opportunities,” she said. “We have a unique ability to pivot quickly based on our circumstances, and this skillset is transferable to professional life.”
Community Education CoordinatorTown of Chapel Hill – Stormwater DivisionAmong other things, the UNC MPA program teaches you how to ask the right questions. This skill helped bridge my past experience as a social studies teacher with my current role as a professional science communicator. Generalist in nature, the multidisciplinary approach of the program will set you up for success in whatever field you land in next.
Critical-Crisis Communications SpecialistAppalachian State University (Appalachian) Communications Team
Director, Disaster Recovery UnitU.S Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationThe UNC Chapel Hill MPA program provided me with an incredible applied education. It prepared me to lead, manage and think like a policy advisor.