CAPP alumni attending event in Harris Keller Forum


MSCAPP alumni are working around the world to bring modern technology to bear on the societal problems that matter most.

Career Development and Outcomes

CAPP and Harris students at Harris event in Keller Center forum
CAPP and Harris students in the Keller Center Forum

Common jobs chosen by MSCAPP graduates include roles as data scientists, policy researchers, and data engineers; alumni have also gone on to become application developers, data visualization specialists, data team leaders, computational social scientists, technical project managers, chiefs of staff, and more.

The Career Development Office at the Harris School of Public Policy supports MSCAPP students and alumni, both throughout their time in the program and beyond graduation.

Check out an overview of MSCAPP career outcomes data, and find more information and searchable data from the Career Development Office in the annual Harris Career Outcomes Report.

CAPP Career Outcomes Snapshot

2021 CAPP Career Outcomes Report employer spotlight

Find a searchable list of CAPP employers here

2021 CAPP Career Outcomes Report salary breakdown

2021 CAPP Career Outcomes Report sector breakdown

2021 CAPP graduate overview from Career Outcomes Report


Alongside their academic training, students gain further exposure to real policy issues by engaging in a summer internship related to their area of interest. See more details about internship experiences on our Opportunities page.