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Stay Connected

Building Bridges Beyond Graduation: Stay Informed, Stay Connected

Staying connected as an alumnus of IWP is an opportunity to maintain and enhance the rich network of relationships you’ve built during your time here. By staying engaged with the IWP community, you can stay updated on the latest developments in the field of international relations, see what your friends and peers are accomplishing, and connect with fellow alumni who share your professional interests. Whether it’s through attending alumni events, joining our online communities, or participating in exclusive networking opportunities, you’ll find that the bonds formed at IWP endure long after graduation.

How to Stay Connected

Update us on your achievements via the Alumni Form for our IWP newsletter feature.

Join the bi-annual Alumni events in the DC area. Contact for event invites.

Join the IWP Alumni Association groups on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Alumni Board

The Institute of World Politics Alumni Board works to foster communication and provide opportunities for networking and professional development within the IWP alumni community.

Alumni coordinator at IWP

Katie Bridges
VP of Alumni Affairs, Communications & Events
(202) 462-2101

Katie Bridges

Alumni Benefits

No matter what stage you are in with your career, the IWP Career Services Office is here to help you.

Learn more about:

IWP offers its alumni email addresses in the format of If you would like an alumni email address, please contact

IWP offers a 50% off discount for our MA graduates who wish to return to audit a course. No student activity fee would be charged. View current tuition information

If you are interested, please fill out this form and return it to Jason Johnsrud (  Application for Continuing Education (Auditing only)

IWP graduates can have access to the library at any time during regular library hours.  Alumni can also obtain borrowing privileges through IWP’s Friends of the Library program.  Alumni can join the program by giving a $300 donation to the library.

IWP holds a variety of extracurricular lectures on important national security and statecraft issues.
Alumni are encouraged to attend.

View upcoming events.