Students & Alumni
The International Relations, MA Program provides theoretical foundations and practical skills to advance your current career trajectory or transition to a new one. Our students have opportunities to make an impact and our alumni have gone on to work a variety of fields.
Our Fulbright Students
- Fulbrighter is at the Forefront of a Media Revolution in Afghanistan. Afghan journalist Samiullah Mahdi featured on PRI The World: Television in Afghanistan is pushing boundaries, and viewers like what they see. Mahdi is studying international relations at UMass Boston on a Fulbright scholarship. Read more about this student.
- International relations students Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar have won a Diversity and Inclusion (DANDI) Award
- International relations students earns two awards.
Alumni work in a variety of government and non-government organizations, academia, and international humanitarian institutions. Here are some examples:
- Co-founder and President, Kigali Reading Center, Rwanda
- Monitoring and Evaluations Specialist, Media in Education Trust Africa
- Research Associate, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard University
- Freelance Journalist, Myanmar
- Community Developer, Peace Corps, Ukraine
- Collaborative Conflict Management Specialist, Resologics, Inc.
- Account Supervisor, VOX Global Strategic Communications
- Administrator, Global Risk Management and Industries, Marsh Global Insurance Brokers
- Department Supervisor, Ministry of Customs and Trade, Turkey