Alumnae Outcomes

International Relaations majors have pursued a wide variety of careers since graduating from Mount Holyoke College, working for governments, international organizations, NGOs, and companies on many complex local, national, and global issues.  Mount Holyoke students and alumnae can use the Alumnae Association Alumnae Directory to connect with and search for alumnae by major or career field and find alumnae participating in the Alumnae Stay Program. The Alumnae Stay program is a network of Alumnae who have offered to temporarily host students or alumnae traveling for academic or professional growth.

Kiana Lussier '13 standing in a city office in Sydney, Australia
Kiana Lussier '13: It is exhilarating to feel passionate about your field of work and study! MHC Geography helped me put my career path in motion.
Elizabeth Figus ’09 uses both social and natural sciences in looking for ways to balance the needs of fishermen and the ecosystem on which they depend.
Image of Maimuna Ahmad ’09 with current students.
Maimuna Ahmad ’09, CEO of Teach for Bangladesh, shares how her organization is transforming the lives of children and their teachers
 Emily McGranachan  '12 at the Madres de Plaza de Mayo
Emily McGranachan '12: The Spanish department fostered my passion for social movements in Latin America in a way that only language acquisition can.
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College
Empowered by the skills she gained at Mount Holyoke, Woyneab Habte ’17 founded a copy shop in her country to provide peers an alternative to sex work.
Photo of Julia Kellerbauer
IR student liaison Julia Kellerbauer ’18 adds a touch of home at work.
 Emily McGranachan '12 at the Marcha de la Diversidad Sexual, Santiago, Chile, 2011.
Emily McGranachan '12: I frequently think about my experience traveling and living internationally when talking about LGBTQ rights and the global movement
Photo of Javeria Kella ’19 in Liberia
Beyond the classroom: Javeria Kella ’19 discusses her internship with Gbowee Peace Foundation in Liberia.