Jackson MA Alumni: Five Years Out

After graduating, our MA alumni accept jobs in a broad range of fields and specialties. We checked in with alumni from the Class of 2013 to see where they’re working five years after Jackson.

The head of emergencies in Bamako, Mali with Catholic Relief Services

An alumnus who wrote the 2018 book, “Leaders: Myth and Reality” with General Stanley McChrystal now serves as chief operation officer at Acme General Corp. 

A technical specialist in fragility, conflict, and violence at the World Bank in Washington, D.C.

An Army Lt. Colonel working in intelligence  

A program officer at the Ford Foundation in New York City 

A program officer for nutrition at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Washington, D.C.

A senior program officer at Results for Development, a development consulting firm where he works on partnerships with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, UNAIDS, and PEPFAR

An operations office for the Africa Team at Project Concern International

The finance and administration manager for the Guatemala Fiscal and Procurement Reform Project at DAI, an international development company

An economics affairs officer for the Agricultural Quality Standards Unit at the UN Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva, Switzerland

Diplomats for the United States, Singapore, and Japan

A senior consultant for strategy and operations at Deloitte in Toronto

A joint Jackson/SOM alumnus is working at Facebook as marketing manager in San Francisco and another is a consultant at McKinsey in Washington, D.C., working with senior U.S. national security clients

A senior legal advisor for Global Witness, an international NGO

Enrolled in PhD and law programs at Harvard, Stanford and MIT