Career Opportunities

Our students come from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, with upwards of 90 percent working full time—on Capitol Hill, for government agencies, and in the private and non-profit sector. The MA in Government degree enables many of our students to make a profound and exciting impact on their careers—and the political system.

Career Tips Interview Podcast


Listen to this brief podcast from JHU Alum Tom Manatos (MA in Government, 2010) offering seasoned career tips for how to get a job in Washington, DC. Tom Manatos is the Director of Government Affairs at The Internet Association, a trade association representing America’s leading Internet companies and their global community of users. He also runs one of the most successful jobs list serves in DC. See more of his biography under our Alumni Advisory Board.

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