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Alumni of The Institute of World Politics are engaged in important work in a wide variety of government agencies, private companies, foreign governments, the U.S. armed forces, intelligence agencies, and non-governmental organizations.

Their IWP education has given them a competitive edge in achieving influential positions in foreign affairs, defense, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies as well as in strategic foreign military and diplomatic postings.

Class of 2021 Employment Chart
97% of the Class of 2021 for whom we have information have jobs related to their field of study.

A selection of employers of IWP alumni appears below.

U.S. Government Agencies
Army Intelligence and Security Command
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Central Intelligence Agency
Customs and Border Protection
Defense Intelligence Agency
Defense Language Institute
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Justice
Department of State
Department of the Treasury
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Idaho National Laboratory
International Trade Commission
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Nuclear Security Administration
National Security Agency
National Security Council
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Secret Service
U.S. Agency for International Development

Army National Guard
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Office of Naval Intelligence
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations
U.S. Army
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence
U.S. Navy

U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

Nonprofit Organizations
American Councils for International Education
American Foreign Policy Council
Aspen Institute
Bipartisan Policy Center
Business Council for International Understanding
Center for a New American Security
Center for International Maritime Security
Council on Foreign Relations
Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Heritage Foundation
International Assessment and Strategy Center
International Justice Mission
Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
Leadership Institute
Middle East Forum
The Fund for American Studies
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Federal/Defense Contractors
BAE Systems
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bulletin Intelligence
Grant Thornton LLP
Koniag Government Services
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Northrup Grumman
Prescient Edge
Recorded Future
Redhorse Corporation
Strategic Operational Solutions
Thomson Reuters Special Services

Private Sector
Amazon Web Services
Association of American Railroads
Bank of America
Capital One Bank
Citi Group
Danske Bank
International Monetary Fund
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