MPA Student Career Development

The MPA Program at the University of Memphis has a great track record of placing our graduates in nonprofit and government organizations here in Memphis and beyond. In addition, the University provides career development resources and services to all students.

Does the University offer career services?

Yes. Please visit the University of Memphis Career Services page to learn about all of the resources available to our students.

Where can I learn about current job listings?

Check out our Facebook page

Where are MPA Alumni Working today?

Here is the latest analysis of where our 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 graduates are now
Employment Pie Chart for MPA Graduates









In the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years, 41 students graduated with their MPA degrees. Of those 41 students, 33 are currently employed, and 8 students have unknown status.

  • ALSAC/St. Jude
  • AmeriCorps VISTA/City of Memphis
  • Choices
  • Desoto County Board of Supervisors
  • Federal Government
  • G.R.A.C.E.
  • Grow Memphis
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis
  • Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South
  • Knowledge Quest
  • Lipscomb University
  • Main Street Collierville
  • Memphis HOPE
  • Meritan, Inc.
  • Shelby County Attorney's Office
  • Shelby County Office of Early Childhood & Youth
  • State of Tennessee
  • United Housing
  • United States Army
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of TN
  • United States Postal Service
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • University of Virginia, Office of Diversity & Equity
  • Youth Villages