Founded in 2005, Georgetown’s M.A. in Conflict Resolution has graduated over 300 students since that time. Our alumni have built impressive careers using skills and concepts learned in the program.
Our graduates go on to work in government (24%), continue in academia (24%), work in the private sector (23%), for international organizations and non-governmental organizations.
Functionally, most graduates work in program management (44%), research and writing (26%), advocacy (12%), monitoring and evaluation (11%), and mediation and facilitation (7%).
About 72% of our graduates find a job in the field within six months, and 91% of CR graduates find their work meaningful.
Close to a third of our graduates continue to live and work in the Washington DC region. Roughly 16% live and work internationally, including in Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia), Latin America (Colombia, Costa Rica), Europe (United Kingdom, Switzerland), and Asia (Japan).
CR alumni are working in a variety of exciting capacities throughout the world. The following is a sample of organizations, government agencies, and NGOs with which our graduate work:
American Red Cross
Attorney General of Massachusetts
Benton County (WA) Prosecutor’s Office
Booz Allen Hamilton
Catholic Relief Services
City of New Orleans
Coalition for the Homeless
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)
Development and Training Services
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federation of American Scientists
German Bureau of Institutional Reform and Democracy
German Federal Foreign Office
Global Affairs Associates
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Human Rights Watch
Institute for Women, Peace & Security, Georgetown University
International Business and Technical Consultants, Inc.
International Development Group
International Republican Institute
National Democratic Institute
National Science Foundation
National University of Singapore
National Endowment for Democracy
Norwegian Red Cross
Office of the United States Director of National Intelligence
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
Open Society Foundation
Partners for Democratic Change
Peace Brigades International
Pew Research Center
Roland Berger Strategy Consultations
Search for Common Ground
Social Impact, Inc.
Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement, Mary Baldwin College
Synergy International Systems, Inc.
Tahirih Justice Center
The Asia Foundation
The Cadmus Group
The Institute for Inclusive Security
The International Rescue Committee
The Sarajevo School of Science and Technology
The World Bank
The World Justice Project
United States Army
United States Department of Homeland Security
United States Department of State
United States Institute of Peace
United States Internal Revenue Service
United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
United States Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
University of Maryland
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