College of Arts and Sciences

HAPS Alumni Employers and Schools

HAPS graduates have established successful careers in a variety of professional fields. The following is a sampling of the organizations recent alumni of the department have gone on to work for and graduate schools they have attended:

Non-Profit Sector

  • World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • International Rescue Committee
  • American Red Cross
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia
  • Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
  • American Cancer Society
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Operation Homefront
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Schools for Sustainability
  • Simply Equal Education
  • Victim Witness Services of South Philadelphia
  • Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County
  • Food Bank of Ocean & Monmouth County


  • U.S. Peace Corps
  • VISTA/AmeriCorps


  • Teaching in numerous public, charter, and private K-12 American schools
  • Teaching English as a Second Language at numerous international schools
  • Higher education administration (Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, International Affairs, etc.) at numerous colleges and universities

Public Sector

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • New Jersey General Assembly Majority Leader’s office
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • U.S. Congressman Brendan Boyle’s office
  • City of Ocean City, NJ

Private Sector

  • Law: numerous private law firms
  • Finance: Vanguard; Dun and Bradstreet; Royal Bank America
  • Insurance: Prudential, Nationwide; Liberty Mutual; CIT Group
  • Sales/Marketing/Services: International SOS; Daymon Worldwide; Fanatics, Inc.
  • Consulting: The Improve Group; Conjunct Consulting (Singapore); Patriot Consulting
  • Information Technology: Comcast; IGATE; Open Systems Technologies; Unitrends

Graduate School

  • Master’s Degrees in fields including International Relations, Education, Global History, Public Policy, International Development Practice, Higher Education Administration, and International Peace & Conflict Resolution from institutions such as New York University, Columbia University, SOAS University of London, Sciences Po (Paris), Queen’s University (Belfast), University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, George Mason University, Arcadia University
  • Law Degrees from institutions including Cornell University, University of California – Davis, College of William & Mary, George Washington University, City University of New York, Villanova University, Temple University, Drexel University