Our dedicated Career Development Office, the CDO, is here to help you plan a career path that will let you excel—from your first day at SPEA. We’ll work with you to develop the job search and networking skills you need to achieve your goals—set up an appointment or stop by during our drop in hours.
SPEA graduates get jobs
organizations recruit SPEA students for full-time employment
organizations hired SPEA students for 1,546 internships
Source: SPEA CDO 2014 Employment Outcomes Report
Gain global experience
You’ll be able to gain real-world career experience through internships—around the world. This map shows international internships our students held in just one year—and, of course, we have connections and opportunities across the United States.
The skills you need for a career in any sector
Go on to a career in public service, the business world, or nonprofit management—and, be able to seamlessly transition among all three.
One of the most important skills I learned while at SPEA for my career is the ability to stay flexible. Things in the workforce will not be concrete. Employers will need you to be able to adjust to situations and be able to accomplish them efficiently.—Sean Musi, BSPA’13