School of Peace Studies Careers

A degree from the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies offers graduates world-wide career opportunities where you can transform ideas into action for impact. Whether you are interested in working in the non-profit, corporate, government, education, health or government sectors, your Kroc School education, including extensive opportunities for practical experience, will make you a valuable contributor to your chosen field and to your community.

From the start, we guide our students toward professional fulfillment and success with career guidance, counseling and workshops. A mentoring alliance that matches individual students with experienced professionals builds career skills. A closely connected Kroc Global Alumni Network offers contacts within many different organizations. Additionally, USD’s Career Development Center has career counselors, workshops and events, helping Kroc School students and alumni to move toward their career goals.


Employment by Organization

Employment by Sector

Employers of Recent Graduates

  • United Nations
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • One Earth Future Foundation
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • World Bank
  • World Vision
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Nonviolent Peaceforce
  • U.S. Agency for International Development

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Job Titles of Recent Graduates

  • Chief of Staff
  • Senior Policy Advisor
  • Founder and CEO
  • Human Rights Officer
  • International Trade Specialist
  • International Protection Officer
  • Foreign Affairs Officer
  • Field Representative
  • Magistrate Judge
  • Humanitarian Assistance Advisor to the Military

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