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Outcomes - Department of Politics and International Relations

Checkout what our grads are up to

Our graduates have served in various capacities in both the public and the private sphere. While some students choose to work for non-profit organizations, others choose to work for various levels of local, state or federal government.  In addition, many of our students have completed graduate school in various fields. 

Where they work

  • A Rocha International
  • Aqua America
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation / Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia
  • Capital Region Economic Development Corporation
  • Circuit Court of Maryland
  • Department of State
  • Hope International
  • Inc.
  • LLP
  • Merck & Co.
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • President's Office of Management and Budget
  • Stock and Leader
  • The Terrace Initiative
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • University of Texas

What they do

  • Associate Director for Vaccine Policy and Government Relations
  • Budget analyst
  • City planner
  • Congressional staffer
  • Consultant
  • Director of Communication and Advocacy
  • Director of Policy and Government Relations
  • District attorney
  • Finance coordinator
  • Government relations representative
  • Lawyer
  • Program examiner
  • Reporter
  • Social psychologist
  • U.S. Foreign Service officer

Graduate school

  • Duke University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard Law School
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • London School of Economics
  • Maxwell School of Public Policy at Syracuse University
  • Oxford University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
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100% of the Class of 2019 Politics and International Relations survey respondents were employed or in graduate school within 6-9 months of graduation.


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