CLAS alumni pursue a diverse array of high-impact careers, both in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to government positions in the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Homeland Security, CLAS alumni work at places like the World Bank, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, the Mexican Embassy in Canada, Terasol Energy, and the OAS.
Other alumni have gone on to pursue post-graduate education at USC, Duke, Columbia, UVA, and Stanford, while still others choose non-profit careers or accept positions in the Peace Corps.
CLAS MA’21 Employment Report
- U.S. Government
- U.S. Military
- K2 Integrity
- Management Systems International
- World Bank
- AARP International
- Bat Conservation International
- Charles County Public Schools
- Georgetown Americas Institute
- Independent Sector
- International Republican Institute
- Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor
- Lawyers Without Borders
- Washington Office on Latin America
The above numbers and sample of employers are based on a 95% knowledge rate of the Class of 2021’s employment status (as of March 2022).
Ambassador John Maisto (CLAS’61), former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, Nicaragua, Venezuela
Ambassador Otto Reich (CLAS’73), former Ambassador to Venezuela; former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs; CEO, Otto Reich Associates
Ambassador Thomas Kelly (SFS’84, CLAS’84), former Ambassador to Djibouti
Hon. Kimberly Breier (CLAS’97), Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Pati Jinich (CLAS’04), Chef; Founder/Owner, Pati’s Mexican Table (PBS – 6th Season)
G.Vanessa de la Torre (CLAS’11), News Anchor, Caracol TV, Bogota Colombia