“[The student] consistently went above and beyond to complete her assignments… preparing a complete two-day training… to accompany a new advocacy guide we were developing. [She] worked efficiently and was always prepared with materials. She took ownership of the project, often exploring new ideas on her own time. On numerous occasions, [she] would share a new idea she’d found by talking with professors, colleagues, [etc.]”
IPSS Supervisor at Mercy Corps
“We like this school. We like the people we’ve hired and we want to bring in more of you.”
Frank Pearn, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Chase
Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?
Population Surveyed: May, August, December 2013 Graduates
Survey Response Rate: 46%
Average Reported Salary: $42,893
Percentages based on alumni employed or actively seeking employment. Alumni who are not seeking employment for reasons such as continuing their education, postponing their search etc. have been excluded.
Employment by Sector
Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organization: 31%
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What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?
Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2015
Survey Response Rate: 76%
Secured Opportunity: 90%
Select Employers and Position Titles
- Congressional Research Service
- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Policy Division, US Department of the Treasury
- UN Development Programme, Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development
- UN Development Programme, Pacific Center
- UN High Commissioner for Refugees
- UN Office of Disarmament Affairs
- US Department of Commerce, Office of Trade Agreements, Negotiation and Compliance
- US Department of State, Embassy of the United States in Moscow, Russia
View the full International Policy and Development Internship Report:
2015 IPD Program Internship Report.pdf
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