2017-2018 Entering Class

By the Numbers

Number of Students: 62; Average Age: 24.4; Age Range: 21-38; International Students: 26%; Students of Color: 27%; Male/Female: 56/44%. Admitted students are coming from 54 different colleges.

Past Fellowships Received by CIR Students

Boren Fellowship; Presidential Management Fellowship; State Department Internship; Gates Cambridge Scholarship; Critical Area Language Studies Fellowship; Fulbright IIE Fellowship; Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace

Sample of CIR Graduates Working in NGOs, INGOs, Government and Non-Profits

Human Rights Watch; United Nations; United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Spark Ventures; National Science Foundation; Social Science Research Council; US Department of State, Foreign Service Officer; US Department of Defense; US Department of Homeland Security; The US Air Force, Nuclear and Strategic Deterrence Directorate; United States Army; US Department of Commerce; US Department of State, Consul for Political and Economic Affairs at the Consulate General in Milan, Italy; US Treasury Department; Voice of America; Russian Federation

Sample of CIR Graduates Working in Law, Business and Think Tanks

Palantir; Booz Allen; Reasonate Networks; Alphasights; Brown, White & Newhouse LLP; Morgan Stanley; OCBC Bank; First Investment Bank; Union Bank and Trust; CQ Press; Crain's Chicago Business; KNOW/Alaska Radio; McGraw-Hill Publishing; The National Interest; Creative Associates International; Deloitte Consulting; Orbitz; Procter and Gamble; UnitedHealth Group; Sears Holding Company; Strategic Consulting Group; Target Corp 

Enrollment in PhD Programs in 2017

Chicago (2); Australian National University; UC-San Diego; Duke; Maryland; MIT (2); Minnesota (Law); Oxford; Penn State; Stanford; USC; Wisconsin