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Graduates of the International Education Management (IEM) program pursue careers in education abroad, international student and scholar services, language programs, citizen diplomacy programs, and government agencies.


This information is compiled from surveys of the Classes of 2011–2016 and refers to the first job after graduation (unless otherwise stated).


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China; Colombia; Denmark; Germany; Ghana; Italy; Japan; Liberia; South Korea; Spain; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States

Employment Status (One Year After Graduation, %)




While the majority of IEM graduates go into education, our alumni also work in the following industries: 

  • Language Services
  • Consulting
  • Development (international, economic, community)
  • Environmental
  • Policy
  • Agriculture/Food
  • Technology/Science


Select Employers

  • American Councils for International Education
  • American University
  • Appalachian State
  • Arizona State University
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Colegio Menor San Francisco de Quito
  • CEA Study Abroad
  • Free The Children
  • Girls Inc.
  • Hawaii Tokai International College
  • Institute of International Education
  • Intercultural Communication Institute
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Pomona College
  • San Diego State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • Stanford University
  • Thinking Beyond Borders
  • VIA Programs

Practica and Internships

Employer Testimonial

The Institute has a stellar reputation in our field, and [the student’s] skills and value to our team confirm this reputation!

—Practicum Supervisor

Summer 2017

Secured opportunity: 91%

Locations: Czech Republic, Chile, Denmark, Malaysia, Spain, Cameroon, France, Mexico, Peru, United States

Select Employers

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • CEA Study Abroad
  • CIEE
  • DC Language Immersion Project
  • DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia
  • Diversity Abroad
  • KEI Abroad
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Middlebury Schools Abroad: Madrid
  • SIT Experiment in International Living
  • Northeastern University 
  • Performing Arts Abroad
  • The Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Education USA
  • EF Language Travel
  • EUSA Centro Universitario Sevilla
  • Florida International University 
  • Girl Scouts of Badgerland Council
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Middlebury College in Cameroon
  • Student Diplomacy Corps
  • Summer Institute for the Gifted
  • University of Washington—ISS Office and FIUTS
  • UC Berkeley

Select Position Titles

  • Activities Manager
  • Advocacy Coordinator
  • Assistant Enrollment Advisor
  • Diversity Abroad Network Intern
  • Education USA Intern
  • General Internationalization Coordinator
  • Global Experience Office Graduate Intern
  • Spanish Activity Coordinator and Tutor
  • Special Projects Intern
  • Team Leader
  • Program Leader
  • Student Advisor/Assistant to the Director
  • Graduate Assistant
  • Graduate Intern
  • Group Leader
  • Housemaster and Instructor
  • Institutional Relations Coordinator
  • Intercultural Learning Intern
  • International Office Intern
  • Language and Professional Programs Graduate Assistant
  • Leadership Manager
  • On-Site Program Assistant
  • Study Abroad Advisor