Alumni job placement

GHE alumni job placement at a glance:

  • Our alumni job placement rate is 93% or above in any given year since 2013.
  • The success rate of our graduates receiving Ph.D. program admission offers is around 93% since 2015.
  • 78% of our alumni pursue professional careers and are working full-time in the field of international education, student affairs, and higher education administration. At least 50-70% of them received job offers prior to their graduation.
  • 22% of our alumni (mostly international students) have chosen to pursue Ph.D. degrees in higher education or educational research. By September 2023, a total of 27 GHE alumni are either enrolled in a Ph.D. program or have graduated with Ph.D. degrees.

Below you will see a list of positions that some of our alumni landed as their first job after graduation. Of course, many of them are currently having leadership positions that have much more responsibilities than their first ones.

You will also see a list of universities where our alumni have been enrolled in their Ph.D. programs.

Job placement ​in international education, students affairs, and higher education administration

  • Education Abroad Program Manager, UW-La Crosse.
  • International Exchange Student and Scholar Advisor, UCLA.
  • International Student Advisor, UW-Madison,
  • Study Abroad Coordinator, University of Central Florida.
  • International Engagement Coordinator, UW-Madison.
  • International Academic and Career Coach, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • International Outreach Specialist, Sam Houston State University
  • Program Coordinator, International Center, University of Michigan.
  • International Admission Counselor, University of Virginia.
  • Director of California International Studies Project, Sonoma State University.
  • Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum, IRIS, UW-Madison.
  • Academic Success Specialist, Arizona State University.
  • Academic Advisor, School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison.
  • Academic Advisor, Biology Major Program, UW-Madison.
  • International Student Services Coordinator, Yonsei University, Korea.
  • Program Coordinator, American Councils for International Education, Kazakhstan.
  • Coordinator for Education Sector, UNESCO Beijing Office, China.
  • International Partnerships Manager, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Universities where GHE alumni have received Ph.D. admission offers from:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Arizona State University
  • Boston College
  • Florida State University
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • Michigan State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Texas-Austin
  • Washington State University