Alumni Outcomes

GW alumni had the opportunity to mingle and network at the reception. More than 280 alumni work on Capitol Hill.

Alumni of the Political Science Department are researchers, public affairs specialists, fieldworkers and policy analysts. They have run political campaigns and served as congressional staff, and several serve as senators and representatives on Capitol Hill. 


Select Notable Alumni 

Josh Balk, BA '03, co-founder of JUST food company 

Zachary S. Borichevsky, BA '06, nationally acclaimed tenor opera singer

Rep. Julia Brownley, BA ‘75, U.S. representative from California

Rep. Esther Agbaje, BA '07, Minnesota State Representative

Rep. Gil Cisneros, BA ‘94, founder of GW’s Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute and U.S. representative from California

Sally Nuamah, BA '11, founder of the TWII Foundation, a scholarship organization for first-generation female students, and author of the book How Girls Achieve


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Recent Undergraduate Alumni Employers



  • Adaptive Biotechnologies
  • Bloomberg
  • Boeing
  • Campaign Legal Center
  • Cato Institute
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Children’s Law Center
  • Deloitte
  • Democratic Party of Virginia
  • Edelman



  • Education Week
  • Fulbright
  • Google
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • IBM
  • Institute for Educational Leadership
  • Malala Fund
  • Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
  • Maryland State Government



  • Social Science Research Council
  • National Public Radio
  • New York City Mayor’s Office
  • Politico
  • Raytheon Company
  • The Associated Press
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • Yelp
  • Youth Service America



More Undergraduate Alumni Outcomes

Nate Morris

“At GW, I was immersed in a world that allowed me to develop my leadership skills and probe important public policy challenges related to the environment.”

Nate Morris, BA '03
Founder, Rubicon Global


Recent Graduate Alumni Employers


  • Air Force Academy
  • Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Brown University
  • Center for American Progress
  • Colorado State University
  • Cornell University
  • The Congressional Research Service
  • DePaul University
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • The Global Governance Institute


  • Harvard University
  • Hong Kong University
  • Naval War College
  • Occidental College
  • Oxford University 
  • Princeton University
  • Rice University
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Singapore Management University
  • SOAS University of London
  • University College London
  • University of Indiana


  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas-Austin
  • University of Toronto
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Naval War College
  • Virginia Tech
  • William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies
  • West Chester University
  • William & Mary 
  • The World Bank

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