Employment Statistics

97% Employment

Graduates Employed Within 6 Months of Graduation*

* Of 2021 graduates who reported outcomes, 97% sought and found employment, obtained fellowships or internships, or had gone on for further study within six months of graduation.

Overall Stats by Sector (U.S.+non-U.S.)

Pie charts of alumni employment sectors
Sector 2020-2021 2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014
Public 24.00% 31.00% 33.00% 25.60% 24.70% 26.70% 25.60%
Private 41.00% 32.00% 35.30% 36.50% 36.10% 33.00% 36.50%
Non-Profit 30.00% 27.00% 25.00% 33.00% 28.30% 36.10% 33.00%
Int'l Organizations 5.00% 10.00% 6.70% 4.90% 11% 4.20% 4.90%

  • Sector 2020-2021 2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014
    Public 24.00% 34.00% 34.80% 16.80% 22.40% 22.30% 27.00%
    Private 40.70% 32.00% 33.30% 45.50% 36.10% 30.40% 33.60%
    Non-Profit 33.30% 29.00% 27.70% 29.70% 35.40% 43.80% 36.90%
    Int'l Organizations 2.00% 5.00% 4.30% 7.90% 6.10% 3.60% 2.50%
  • Sector 2020-2021 2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014
    Public 23.40% 27% 30.10% 30.40% 29.20% 32.90% 23.50%
    Private 40.30% 33.00% 38.60% 34.80% 36.10% 36.70% 40.70%
    Non-Profit 24.70% 23.00% 20.50% 23.20% 13.90% 25.30% 27.20%
    Int'l Organizations 11.70% 17.00% 10.80% 11.60% 20.80% 5.10% 8.60%
  • The following is a sample list of where Fletcher graduates have gone on to work in recent years.

    Public

    • Congressional Research Service
    • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • Government of New Zealand
    • International Trade Administration
    • Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry
    • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    • Ministry of Defense - Multiple Countries
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Multiple Countries
    • National Nuclear Security Administration
    • New York State Education Department
    • Office of the Director of National Intelligence
    • United States Agency for International Development
    • US Armed Forces
    • US Department of Commerce
    • US Department of Defense
    • US Department of Energy
    • US Department of Homeland Security
    • US Department of State
    • US Government Accountability Office

    Private

    • Abt Associates
    • Accenture
    • Acumen, LLC
    • Albright Stonebridge Group
    • Align Impact
    • Amazon
    • Black Rhino
    • Booz Allen Hamilton
    • Boston Consulting Group
    • Capgemini Government Solutions
    • CareWire
    • CargoMetrics Technologies
    • Castalia
    • Chatham Financial
    • Chemonics International 
    • Citigroup
    • ClearView Energy Partners, LLC
    • Control Risks 
    • Credit Suisse
    • Dalberg Global Development Advisors
    • Dell EMC
    • Deloitte
    • Enel Green Power 
    • EnerNOC
    • ESAI Energy LLC
    • Eurasia Group
    • Euromonitor
    • Facebook, Inc.
    • Gap Inc.
    • General Electric
    • HomeAway
    • HumanGeo
    • IBM
    • John Snow, Inc.
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • K2 Intelligence
    • Kroll Inc.
    • Mastercard
    • Monitor 360
    • Moody's Investor Services
    • Oliver Wyman
    • Palantir Technologies
    • Pfizer
    • PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd.
    • Ranger Solar
    • Raytheon
    • Sony Pictures Entertainment
    • Standard Chartered
    • State Street Global Advisors
    • Target Corporation
    • The Hershey Company
    • Twitter Inc.
    • Vera Solutions
    • Veracity Worldwide
    • Yum! Brands

    Non-Profit

    • Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
    • Accion International
    • Acumen
    • American Councils
    • Atlantic Council
    • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Blue Water Metrics
    • BRAC USA
    • Catholic Relief Services
    • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
    • Clinton Global Initiative
    • Conflict Dynamics International
    • Council on Foreign Relations
    • CTC Ten Foundation
    • Danish Refugee Council
    • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    • FHI 360
    • GoodWeave
    • International Justice Mission (IJM)
    • International Rescue Committee
    • Malala Fund
    • Mercy Corps
    • National Democratic Institute (NDI)
    • Natural Resource Governance Institute
    • Norwegian Refugee Council
    • One Acre Fund
    • Open Society Foundations
    • Oxfam America
    • Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees (PAIR)
    • Physicians for Human Rights 
    • Polar Research and Policy Initiative
    • Project Concern International
    • Resettlement Support Center-Africa
    • Results for Development Institute
    • Save the Children
    • Search for Common Ground
    • The Boston Foundation
    • The Stimson Center
    • The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    • United States Institute of Peace
    • US Green Building Council
    • World Vision International

    International Organizations

    • Asian Development Bank
    • Inter-American Development Bank
    • International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds
    • International Labour Organization (ILO)
    • International Organization for Migration
    • IOM - UN Migration Agency
    • NATO
    • United Nations Development Programme
    • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
    • United Nations Environment Programme
    • United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
    • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    • United Nations Industrial Development Organization
    • United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
    • World Bank Group
    • World Economic Forum
    • World Trade Organization