Career Development

Career Development

Launch your global career

The Keough School supports your professional development and guides you toward a career path where you can be a force for good in the world.

Our approach to professional development combines rigorous coursework with hands-on projects and immersive field experiences that provide on-the-job training. All students in the Master of Global Affairs program participate in global fieldwork, research, and development practice as part of the curriculum.

These experiences equip you with the tools you need to advance your career and connect you with resources in the Keough School and the wider Notre Dame community.

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes

of Class of 2019 graduates were employed or pursuing further study within 6 months of graduation.*


Positions held by Class of 2019 Graduates:

  • Program Officer
  • US Policy Coordinator
  • Innovation Fellow
  • Research Program Coordinator
  • Development Fellow
  • Research Analyst

*Results based on graduation census with a 100% response rate.

Where Notre Dame graduates work: 

  • US Department of State, Civil and Foreign Service

  • Habitat for Humanity International

  • Brookings Institution

  • The World Bank

  • Open Society Foundations

  • Broadcasting Board of Governors

  • Oxfam


  • United Nations

  • International Monetary Fund

  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

  • US Senate

  • US House of Representatives

  • Pew Research Center

  • Catholic Relief Services

  • Office of the US Director of National Intelligence

  • Save the Children

  • National Committee on US-China Relations

  • Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria