What Can I Do with an MPP from Mills?

Public policy graduates go on to become leaders of cities, regions, and states. They win elections, manage legislative agendas, and develop regulatory frameworks. They direct nonprofits and cross-sectoral organizations that invest in change. They solve Bay Area housing, traffic and transportation, workforce, and income inequality issues. They lead new social and political enterprises that are changing political outcomes. In recent years, Mills MPP graduates have found success in positions such as:

Corporate Responsibility Lead

Senior Planning Advisor
California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

City Councilmember
City of Berkeley

Transportation Planner
City of San Antonio

Chief Legislative Aide
Supervisor Don Horsley, County of San Mateo

Director of Community Relations, San Francisco Office
National Alliance on Mental Illness

Chief Executive Officer
Seattle Indian Health Board

GreenTRIP Planner

Advocacy Manager
California Association of Food Banks

Southern California Policy Manager
California Walks

Lead Analyst for Civic Technology and Engagement
City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission

Management Analyst
City of San Rafael

Policy Researcher and Analyst
Impact Justice

Land Use Policy Director
Sacramento Housing Alliance

Electric Vehicles Campaign Representative
Sierra Club

Director of Evaluation and Learning