Job placement of MPA program graduates

MPA graduates employment by sector

2010 – present
(List is not exhaustive)

Graduates Sector


National or central government in the same country as the program


State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program


City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program

Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental


Nonprofit domestic-oriented

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

Private Sector - Research/Consulting


Private Sector but not research/ consulting


Obtaining further education


Military Service



Unemployed (not seeking employment)

Unemployed (seeking employment)

Status Unknown



MPA graduates employment by agency and title

Placement information is added as it becomes available.

Agency or Company Job Title Graduation Year
Council for the Homeless Housing Coordinator 2017
Peninsula College Student Recruitment Coordinator 2017
OHSU Peer Review Editorial Office Project Coordinator 2017
City of Portland Environmental Scientist 2016
Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii Southwest Washington Regional Field Organizer 2015
Clark Conservation District District Manager 2015
Kaiser Permanente Manager 2015
Washington State Department of Health Operations Manager 2015
Clark College Curriculum & Instructional Program Specialist 2014
Partners in Careers Youth First Employment Specialist 2014
Port of Vancouver Community Relations Specialist 2014
Cowlitz Indian Tribe Policy Analyst 2013
Environmental Leadership Program PNW Regional Fellow 2013
United States Army Military Intelligence 2013
Bonneville Power Administration Program Analyst 2012
Clark College Instructor 2012
Northwest Health Foundation Community Engagement Officer 2012
Portland State University PhD Candidate 2012
Washington State University Vancouver Researcher 2012
Cowlitz County Youth Services Center Corrections Officer 2011
Entrepreneur Nutritional Therapy Practitioner 2011
Legacy Health System Assistant, Employee Health 2011
Lewis County (Wash.) Probation officer 2011
PacifiCorp Team Manager 2011
PeaceHealth SW Medical Center Director of Quality and Patient Safety 2011
State of Washington Legislative Aide 2011
State of Wisconsin Elections Specialist 2011
King County (Wash.) Legislative Aide 2010
Bonneville Power Administration Public Affairs Specialist 2009
Clark College Political Science Professor 2008
Clark College Student Affairs Operations Manager 2008
Department of the Interior Environmental Protection Specialist 2008
ESD 112 Professional Development Manager of Early Learning 2008
The Gifford Pinchot Task Force Executive Director 2008
Kaiser Permanente - Thrive Director 2007
Washington State University Adjunct Professor 2006
Clark Regional Emergency Services Emergency Manager 2004
Port of Vancouver Contracts Manager 2004
Southwest WA Contractors Association Executive Director 2004
Strategic Planning Group Principle 2001
Skamania County Senior Services Director and Risk Manager 2000
Educational Opportunities for Children and Families Deputy Executive Director 1999
Omidyar Network Director of Marketing 1999
Pacific University VP of Advancement 1999
Vancouver Historic Reserve Trust President & CEO 1999
ASCEND Learning VP Sales - Western Region 1998
Gazelles International Marketing and Communications Services 1998