Career Advancement

At the Trachtenberg School, we are passionate about our students' success. Our Career Development Services are the bridge that connects the knowledge and tools you acquire in the classroom with your public service aspirations. From the moment you enroll, our lifelong services will help you begin or advance your career. From résumé writing to prospective employer visits, our advisors will help you translate your skills to the public, private and/or nonprofit sectors.

Additionally, our connections and reputation have helped us build a vast network of resources online and around the world. Whether you are interested in staying in D.C. or working across the world, we will tailor our career advising to your individual goals and talents. 


Career Outcomes


of graduates are employed, not looking
or seeking further education
within six months of graduation

Graduates have succeeded in fields including:

Federal Government
Local Government
Private Sector
Military Service
Further Education

Contact Us


Looking for a specific opportunity, or feeling uncertain where to start? We are here to help.

Trachtenberg School Career Development Services
Media and Public Affairs Building
801 21st St. NW
Sixth Floor

  [email protected]

If you are looking for information on drop-in career advising, please click here


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