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Alumni Careers

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World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC



Graduates of the International Economic Relations program concentrate in many different topics, and continue on to rewarding careers in various sectors. Some examples of organizations in which our recent alumni have found work include: 




  • The World Bank & World Bank Group 
  • U.S. Congress
  • International Monetary Fund
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • The Brookings Institution
  • U.S.- China Exchange Council
  • U.S. Trade Administration
  • U.S. Foreign Service
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • Institute of International Finance
  • Chemonics International
  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
  • HSBC
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • various private research and consulting firms; federal, state, and local government bodies; and U.S. and foreign embassies

The School of International Service also ranks among the top universities for placement of graduates in competitive fellowship programs, including the Boren and Fulbright Awards. For more information, visit the SIS Alumni webpage or American University's Career Services site.