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The International Relations Department can claim numerous alumni in a wide range of careers.  We are very proud of all of our graduates and of all that they have accomplished in their years since leaving BU.

We are always happy to hear from our alumni.  Please feel free to contact us at any time using the forms on the Contact page.  We also invite alumni to provide us with their current contact information, so that we can keep in touch with them, through our Alumni Info Card.

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The IR Department maintains a website, IRJobs, for current students and recent alumni that includes both helpful job hunting information and job & internship listings.  Help enrich our job/internship listings!  If you know of an internship or entry level job available in your organization, send us an email at

Recent News

Prof. Menchik returns from Japan: Militarization of the South and East China Sea Disputes is a Lose-Lose-Lose Situation

July 22, 2014

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July 22, 2014

A new research paper published by Prof. Kaija E. Schilde of the...

Prof. Woldemariam publishes research on lessons from Eritrean War

July 20, 2014

New research published by Assistant Professor Michael Woldemariam, of the Frederick S.

BRICS summit: Prof. Gallagher sees global economic governance shifting

July 19, 2014

Leaders of the five BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China, South...