Careers

Placement

CERES graduates work with the rapidly changing regions of Europe and Eurasia, holding positions in the US and foreign governments, international agencies, the private sector, non-governmental organizations and academia. Recent graduates enjoy careers at American Councils for International Education, Bank of Japan, CIA, Civilian Research and Development Foundation, Council on Foreign Relations, Freeport McMoRan Corp., International Rescue Committee, Moscow Times, Qatar Foundation, Social Impact,  Inc., Taylor-DeJongh, US Department of Defense, US Department of Energy, US Department of State, US Senate, and the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.

Click here for the MAERES Class of 2012 employment report.

Advising and Internships

Career advising is an integral part of each student's experience. CERES directors provide individual counseling throughout the course of study to ensure the academic program is integrated with professional objectives. Many students hold career-related internships while in the program, including at organizations in the Washington, DC area that offer regionally related internships.

Click here for a list of MAERES student internships in 2012-2013. 

CERES students benefit from professional and discipline-specific career services through the Graduate School of Foreign Service Career Development Center (CDC), which offers workshops, recruiting events and one-on-one counseling to ensure that students have the skills and resources they need to find the career they desire.