Careers & Alumni

We Foster a Lifelong Community

We're proud to have an extensive, international network of over 5,200 engaged alumni. Our alumni form a community of active practitioners and scholars, devoted to efforts that advance the public good. We create a dynamic environment including programming, networking opportunities and advising to help students and alumni achieve professional goals.

Many of our alumni go on to hold high-level positions in:

  • Academia and think tanks
  • Defense, security and intelligence
  • Diplomacy and cross-cultural affairs
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Global health
  • Human rights and international law
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • International trade and trade policy
  • Local, state, federal and foreign governments
  • Multilateral organizations

Notable alumni from the Josef Korbel School include:

  • Former United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice
  • Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Heraldo Muñoz
  • Former Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General George W. Casey, Jr

Alumni & Career Resources

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Korbel Careers

You have access to the Office of Career and Professional Development, which is exclusively devoted to serving Korbel School graduate students and alumni. Korbel graduates are in high demand and we offer many ways for you to connect with potential employers.

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Alumni Groups

Meet and connect with like-minded individuals through our alumni groups. We currently offer alumni groups to individuals living in Denver and Washington, DC.

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Alumni Highlight Form

Do you have a career update or achievement that you'd like to share with Korbel? We're always looking to highlight alumni success. Use the form to submit your update.

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Stay Connected With Korbel

Through the Korbel Opportunity Fund, alumni provide need-based scholarship support to historically underrepresented and international Korbel graduate students, strengthening our community and furthering our commitment to inclusive excellence. 


We offer our alumni lifelong support and community.

Alumni Resources

  • George Casey

    36th Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General George W. Casey, Jr.

  • Condoleezza Rice

    66th United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice