Career Opportunities 

Our master’s degree in public policy will prepare you for a wide range of professional opportunities across the public and private sectors and nonprofit organizations. Public policy graduates tackle critical social problems from water pollution and housing access to immigration, transportation, and criminal justice reform. Sample positions include policy designers, program analysts, and managers in government agencies, legislative offices, or nonprofits. 


Internships and job placements for recent Mills master of public policy graduates include:

California Department of Health Care Services

City of Oakland

Clean Coalition

National Council on Crime & Delinquency

Native American Health Center

Port of San Francisco


Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Women's Refugee Commission

US Department of Transportation

US Federal Reserve Bank