Alumni Opportunities

Alumni continue to be one of our most valuable assets. By getting involved with GSS, you have an opportunity to give back to the Elliott School community. As Elliott School alumni employed in exciting positions around the world, you are excellent resources for GSS, our students, and fellow alumni. We welcome the opportunity to work with you to support you and your employer's efforts to find talented employees for both internships and full-time employment. If you wish to assist us with any of the below initiatives listed below, or have other ideas on how you would like to get involved, please contact our Associate Director of Employer Relations and Programming, Tina Gaddy at

We thank you for your time and commitment!

What you can do for GSS, Students, and fellow Graduate Alumni

Speak on Career Panels
GSS sponsors at least one career panel per month. By participating in these panels, you can introduce graduate students to careers related to the Elliott School degree.

Internship and Job Postings

If you have an opportunity you would like to advertise to students, you can send the position posting to GSS at We will quickly post the announcement in our password protected Handshake, and it will be automatically emailed to students and alumni who have indicted interest in your employer or field.

Employer Presentations
Come to the Elliott School to tell students about where you work, the skills needed to succeed in your field or organization, available jobs and internships, and the application process. This is particularly helpful if you can have a member of your organization's human resources department join you for the presentation.

Site Visits
Host a group of students at your employer. Help arrange for them to speak with several alumni and human resources staff.

Mock Interviews
Participate in mock interview day and help students practice specific interview skills.

Gowns For Grants
GSS is asking all alumni to donate their M.A. caps, gowns, and hoods in order to help raise funds for international internship grants. Your donation will be tax-deductible donation will be used to help future graduate students participate in internships abroad. For more information, please email GSS at or call us at (202) 994-3788.

Contact Us:

1957 E Street NW, Suite 603
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-3788
Fax: 202-994-7702

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

GSS Announcements and Events

Schedule an Appointment

Please log into Handshake to schedule appointments with your academic advisor or a career coach.