Alumni Profiles

Alumni Profile

Our amazing almuni’s work extends beyond the classrooms in Madison after graduation.
Read their success stories and find out how you can follow their footsteps!

(If you have already graduated and would like to tell us your story, please contact We are always looking for great stories as they help  current students with their career path decisions greatly!)

Jenna Bushnell

Jenna Bushell
UW Majors: International Studies and Journalism
Age :24 Washington, D.C.
Public Affairs Specialist of the Peace Corps

UW alumna Jenna Bushnell: A voice for Peace Corps volunteers around the world
Story published by The Morgridge Center for Public Service
Posted Aug 05, 2015

The Wisconsin Idea was really integrated into every facet of my education and experience at UW-Madison. The university has a learning culture that places a lot of emphasis on envisioning the impact that a great education can have when applied to individuals, communities, and the world.”

Read the story of her experience during undergrad and how she made a use to get a job in the field she is extremely passionate about!


Neha Lugo
UW Majors: Political Science, French and International Studies with Certificates in European Studies and Global Cultures

Age: 33 | Washington, D.C.
Attorney Adviser for the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State

Story published by Wisconsin Alumni Association

“I love my job, which allows me every day to take part in decisions that advance U.S. foreign policy and, I believe, the common good.”

Read about her experience at UW-Madison and how she got her dream job!

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