Alumni of the African Studies Program can be found across the African continent and around the world, in government, private, academic, and non-governmental sectors. Among the professional opportunities for our graduates:

o African Capacity Building Foundation, Harare, Zimbabwe
o African Development Bank, Tunis
o African Risk Capacity (ARC), Johannesburg
o African Union

o Albright Stonebridge Group
o AT Kearney
o British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Kinshasa, Congo

o The Brookings Institution
o Catholic Relief Services
o Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

o Chevron
o Control Risks Group LLC
o Corporate Council on Africa, Washington DC
o Department for International Development (DFID), UK
o Economic Development Institute, World Bank
o The Enough Project
o The Eurasia Group
o Foreign Ministry of Tanzania
o Foreign & Commonwealth Office, U.K.
o Freeport McMoRan

o Frontier Strategy Group
o General Electric

o Harvard School of Public Health
o IHS/PFC Energy
o Institute for Security Studies, Johannesburg
o International Business Initiatives

o International Finance Corporation
o International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
o International Republican Institute, Washington, DC
o Jeune Afrique
o JP Morgan

o Lagos State Government
o Louis Berger
o Mitchell Madison Group, New York
o McKinsey & Company
o National Assembly of Nigeria
o National Democratic Institute, Washington DC
o National Endowment for Democracy

o Roland Berger
o South African Reserve Bank
o United Nations Development Program
o United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
o USAID, Washington DC
o U.S. Congress
o U.S. Department of Commerce
o U.S. Department of Justice
o U.S. Department of State
o U.S, Department of the Treasury
o U.S. Trade Representative

o World Economic Forum
o The Whitaker Group
o The World Bank