MA in International Affairs, Conflict Resolution and Civil Society Development Career Outcomes

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Graduates from the MA in International Affairs, Conflict Resolution and Civil Society Development go on to meaningful careers in diverse fields. The interdisciplinary and rigorous nature of the program produces professionals and scholars equipped to engage with and lead in a rapidly evolving global landscape.


Changing the world

Graduates from AUP's Master’s programs have made and continue to make waves in the real world. They have landed jobs in some of the world's most prominent companies and organizations, while others continue their education at distinguished graduate and PhD programs in their fields.


As a student you will benefit from hands-on fieldwork and research development as you gain professional skills throughout the duration of your studies. This, together with your rigorous academic training, can lead to jobs in companies, non-profits and government institutions around the world.

What our alumni are up to now

The diverse career paths of our alumni community reflect the non-traditional approach to International Affairs education that you will experience as a student of our program. Through dedicated mentoring and a balance of theory and fieldwork, our graduates are fully prepared to continue their journey in non-profits, private sector companies, international organizations and academia.

Recent Graduate Destinations

Company City Position
European Union Ivory Coast Conseiller Politique
TED Conferences New York Digital Media Manager, TEDx
Allen and Overy Paris Communications Officer
UC Berkeley San Francisco PhD
University of Kent Canterbury Assistant Professor
Birchbox New York Director of Social Marketing and Content Strategy
Global Fund for Women San Francisco Program Officer and Project Coordinator
OECD, Sahel and West Africa Club Paris Junior Policy Analyst
US Department of Energy Washington Director, Quadrennial Energy Review Specialist
Handicap International Paris Distribution Project Manager
Udhayam Educational and Cultural Center Puducherry, India Program Development Consultant
Search for Common Ground Niger Sahel Team Leader - P Dev II
Longchamp Paris International E-Commerce Website Manager
Interreg North Sea Programme Secretariat Denmark Finance Officer
Cesvi Fondazione Onlus Nepal Head of Base - Nepal
Office for the Disarmament Affairs at the United Nations New York Political Affairs Officer

A Global Network

Our community of 20,000 AUP alumni have a lifelong connection to the school, through the friendships and networks forged during their time studying here to the active community that continues to offer opportunities to connect and expand your horizons wherever you end up in the world.