Graduates of Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution are working in international aid and development impositions such as:
- Regional Advisor for Catholic Relief Services
- Deputy Country Manager for World Vision
- Program officer for Family Health International, and the Center for Disease Control
Graduates have obtained management positions such as:
- Project manager for NASA
- Consultant in program management
- Manager for the International Rescue Committee
- Program officer in the United Nations Development Program
Graduates are Training Professionals in conflict resolution, or are teaching at universities. Others have taken positions in labor-union-organizing and as corporate-compliance officers.
Conflict resolution is an expanding field. Opportunities include:
- School peer-mediation (useful together with teacher certification).
- Intercultural communication and diplomacy; race relations.
- Federal or state government alternative dispute resolution programs, such as the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service.
- University or corporate dispute resolution offices.
- International Non-Governmental and Inter-governmental Organizations, including the World Bank’s Post-Conflict Unit, that do international peace-building, humanitarian, and development work.
- For-profit dispute mediation groups (often useful together with a law degree).
- Policy research.
- Legislative lobbying, petitioning and protest action. and public education.
- University offices that handle conflict, such as the Dean of Students office.
- Peace-building specialists within US or inter-governmental relief and development organizations (prior experience via internships and language skills).
- The restorative justice field, including non-profit organizations, justice, or social service departments.
- Consulting about conflict, conflict assessment and forecasting.
- Multinational corporations and private investment firms concerned about conflict.
- Environmental and public-policy conflicts.
- Facilitation and dialogue.