Alumni & Careers

What can I do with a degree in Development Studies?

Featured Alumni

Marcie MuehlkeMarcie Muehlke

Marcelia recently launched the social enterprise wedding dress brand Celia Grace.
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Jorge Cacho-SouzaJorge Cacho-Souza

Jorge was responsible for the implementation of a village savings and loans project that was part of a larger food security project.
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Hannah LantosHannah Lantos

After working in DC, Hannah joined the Peace Corps where she served as an education volunteer in northern Zambia for two years.
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Mike JohnsonMike Johnson
Michael Johnson received an American India Foundation William J Clinton Fellowship to pursue innovation in waste management.
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Here’s what recent alumni are up to:

Non-Profit Sector

  • Research Consulting at Caritas Internationalis
  • Communications at the Global Fund for Women
  • Advocacy work at Oxfam America and Reading Partners
  • Running a public radio show in India
  • Founding NGOs, such as GOALS Haiti, the Mali Health Organizing Project, and the Creative Kid Project in Vietnam
  • the World Bank
  • Foundations such as the Clinton Foundation
  • NGOs in the US: Population Services International, the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Shared Hope International and many more!
  • NGOs in Indonesia, India, and Mozambique
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Ashoka, Pave, New Sector Alliance, Echoing Green

Private Sector

  • Financial & Strategy Consulting at Capital One, Mahindra & Bain
  • Paralegal
  • Google
  • International Risk Consultancy

Fellowships & Service

  • Fulbright Scholars in Sri Lanka and Morocco
  • Princeton in Asia, Princeton in Africa, and Princeton in Latin America
  • Peace Corps Volunteers in Jordan & Zambia
  • Fellow at the American India Foundation William J. Clinton
  • Fellowships at Government agencies such as the Department of State

Graduate/Professional Schools

  • Studying Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
  • Studying Law at Harvard and other top law schools
  • Getting their Masters and PhDs at top research universities