Career Development For Peace and Justice

Preparing for Your Future as a Professional of Peace

The Kroc School equips students with the skills and professional growth they need for a successful career in peace and justice by providing experiential learning inside and outside of the classroom.


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MAPJ students grow their professional portfolio through real-world practice. Students are required to complete one academic summer internship, detailed on the internship page. Internships may focus on areas from human rights advocacy to environmental justice or inter-religious peacebuilding.

Kroc Connect

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MAPJ students participate in Kroc Connect, a program which incorporates outstanding networking, career exploration, skill-building and professional readiness opportunities.

Mentoring Alliance

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Mentors can accelerate career growth, exposing students to opportunities and experiences that can serve as a foundation for their future. The Mentoring Alliance is a year-long, voluntary program which matches students with practicing professionals and alumni to provide mentoring in career planning.