Recent Employers of PAIA Graduates

Federal Government

Department of Health and Human Services, Seattle, WA
Tax Administration and Justice Group, General Accounting Office, Washington, DC
Public Diplomacy Officer, US Department of State, Washington, DC with various intl postings
Conflict Resolution Specialist, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
Intelligence Analyst, US Defense Intelligence Agency, US Department of Defense, Washington, DC
Analyst, General Accounting Office, Boston, MA
Senior Program Manager for Housing Transformation, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
Deputy, Core Program, NNSA/US Department of Energy, Washington, DC

International Government

Policy Analyst, Department of the Treasury, Australian Government, Charnwood, Australia
Policy Planning Department, Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam
Director of Foreign Affairs, National Security Council, Office of the President, Government of Afghanistan, Kabul
Deputy Director, Financial Service Agency, Government of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Department of International Relations, Quebec Government, Quebec, Canada
Member, Parliament of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion, Lima, Peru
Public Manager, Public Policy Division, Government of Romania, Bucharest, Romania
Manager, The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Deputy Director, Environmental Cooperation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, South Korea
Indian Administrative Service, Government of Maharashtra, India

State/Local Government

Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, State of Delaware
Chief of Staff, Office of Special Education, DC Public Schools, Washington, DC
City Manager:  Prosser, WA; San Luis Obispo, CA; Tacoma, WA; Seattle, WA, Pismo Beach, CA, etc
Commissioner for Lower Manhattan, Department of Transportation, New York NY
Chief Financial Officer, Kern County Children and Family Commission, Bakersfield, CA
Research Tech on Bioterrorism, Department of Health, Onondaga County, Syracuse, NY
Consultant, New York State Bureau of Refugee & Immigration Affairs, Albany, NY
Analyst, County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA


Director of National Recruitment, Teach For America, New York, NY
RFK Memorial Center for Human Rights, Washington, DC
Director, Girl Scouts of Colorado
Director, Environmental Policy, SEMARNAT, Mexico
Education Policy Research Analyst, Mathematica, Washington, DC
Senior Director, Board Relations & Planning, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, IL
Inter-American Coalition for the Prevention of Violence, Washington, DC
Director of Operations, Decibels Foundation, Boston, MA
Associate, Corporate Development, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ
Project Director, Partners in Prosperity, An Northwest Area Foundation Community Ventures Poverty Grant, Pocatello, ID
Program Associate, National Democratic Institute, Washington, DC
External Affairs Officer, The Leadership Institute, Oakton, VA

International Organizations

Program Officer, The American Councils, Washington, DC
DDR Officer, Mission in Sudan, United Nations
Catholic Relief Services, Islamabad
Learning Consultant, World Bank, Social Development Department, Washington, DC
Development Effectiveness Analyst, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC
Program Officer, Bank of Indonesia, Legal and Secretariat Division, Jakarta, Indonesia
Humanitarian Diplomacy Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross, Switzerland
Business Development Officer, Management Systems International, Washington, DC
Program Officer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Awarded Fulbright Scholarships for work in Taiwan and Moldova


Analyst, Fitch Ratings, New York, NY
Consultant, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Washington, DC
Investment Banking Associate, PaineWebber, Municipal Securities Division, Philadelphia, PA
Analyst, M&A, JP Morgan Chase, Graz, Austria
Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, Sacramento, CA
Project Officer, Keystone Accountability, Germany
Director, Grant Thornton, LLP, Washington, DC
Public Affairs Specialist, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Atlanta, GA
International Marketing Consultant, Fernhill Marketing, Portland, OR 

JD/MPA & JD/MAIR Placements

Assistant District Attorney, New York County, New York, NY
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Goldman Saches & Co., New York, NY
Honor Attorney, Central Intelligence Agency, Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC
Law Clerk, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Administrative Law Judges, Washington, DC
Attorney, County of Riverside, Superior Court of California
Protection Specialist, Environmental Protection Agency, Wetlands Regulatory Division, Washington, DC
Litigation Associate, Brown, Rudnick, Freed & Gesmer, Providence, RI
Law Clerk, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC
US Army, Judge Advocate's General Corp.
Attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Washington, DC
Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Syracuse Resident Agency, Syracuse, NY
Assistant Counsel, US Navy, Washington, DC