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Careers in ICE

Roughly half of the graduates of the ICE Doctoral program go on to academic careers in colleges and universities primarily in North America. The other half pursue careers in government, research, consulting organizations, and foundations. In recent years, such organizations have included the Academy of Educational Development, American Institutes for Research, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, The Hewlett Foundation, McKinsey & Company, RTI International, the Social Science Research Council, UNESCO, and the World Bank.

Graduates of the ICE/IEPA Master's program frequently hold research and program management positions in education research or development organizations. Some graduates find private sector jobs, using cross-cultural perspectives to train employees or research products. As many as 30 percent go on to doctoral programs after completing the MA degree. Below is a sampling of recent post-graduate placements for graduates of the ICE/IEPA MA program.

“All of the positions I’ve had since graduating from the Program I’d found out about through one of Christine’s emails!” – Sara Atienza, ICE MA ‘06

  • Administrative Coordinator, National Institute of International Education, Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea
  • Assessment & Evaluation Manager, Global Nomads Group, New York City
  • Basic Education Learning Research Specialist, Save the Children
  • Co-Founder, Lab pre-school, the American University of Cairo and Hypatia
  • College Counselor/Senior Project Coordinator, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
  • Consultant, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
  • Country Manager, Knewton, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Curriculum Designer and Program Facilitator, ESL Program, African Leadership Unleashed Ltd., Mauritius
  • Curriculum Developer, Conceptua Math
  • Data Support Associate, New York City Department of Education
  • Director of Teacher Support, OneGoal New York
  • Early Childhood Development Specialist, World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Education Director, Mexican Migration Field Research Program, UCLA
  • Education Officer, UNICEF, Herat, Afghanistan
  • Education Policy Analyst, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Education Policy Coordinator, Fundação Lemann
  • Education Program Coordinator, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University
  • Executive, Abril Educação, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Instructional Reform Facilitator, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Instructor and Web Developer, App Academy
  • Investment Analyst, ZhenFund
  • Investment Associate, FoundersX Ventures
  • Project Manager, Conviva Platform in Instituto Natura, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Project Manager, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
  • Program Manager, Room to Read
  • Program Manager for Online EducationStanford Graduate School of Business
  • Program and Research Associate, Room to Read
  • Qualitative Researcher, Challenge Success, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Research Analyst, Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education
  • Research and Policy Associate, Learning Policy Institute, Washington, DC
  • Research and Policy Fellow, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Washington, DC
  • Research Assistant, Center for Global Assessment, Educational Testing Service
  • Research Assistant, Challenge Success, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Research Assistant, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Research Assistant, Peking University
  • Research Assistant, WestEd
  • Research Associate, Lemann Center, Stanford University
  • Research Associate, Quality Evaluation Designs, San Mateo, CA
  • Research Associate/Lab Manager, Ardoin Lab, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Research Manager, Empirical Education
  • Research Manager, Innovations for Poverty Action, Sierra Leone
  • Research Project Manager, Literacy Boost, Rwanda
  • Research Specialist, Save the Children
  • Social Science Research Professional, Program on Poverty and Governance, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
  • Special Projects Manager, SchoolMint
  • Student Services Advisor, HotChalk
  • Teacher, Reach Academy, Oakland, CA
  • Technical and Research Associate, Management Systems International
  • Undergraduate Admissions Counselor, Due West Education, Beijing
  • User Operations Associate, Quizlet, Inc.
  • Anthropology of Education, Stanford University
  • Comparative and International Development Education, University of Minnesota
  • Comparative and International Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Economics, Peking University
  • Economics of Education, University of London
  • Education Leadership and Policy, Vanderbilt University
  • Education Policy, UC Berkeley; UC Davis
  • Education Policy, Leadership, and Instructional Practice, Harvard University
  • Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Higher Education and Organizational Change, UCLA
  • Human Resources Studies, Cornell University
  • International Comparative Education, Stanford University
  • Language and Literacy, Society and Culture/Social and Cultural Studies, University of California, Berkeley
  • Political Philosophy, Oxford
  • Political Science, University of Zurich; Stanford University
  • Social & Cultural Anthropology, Stanford University
  • Law, Columbia University; Yale University
  • Asia Society of Northern California
  • Better Chinese LLC
  • BeWell @ Stanford
  • Breakthrough San Francisco
  • Challenge Success
  • Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Beijing, China
  • Children's Council of San Francisco
  • Digital Promise
  • Escuela Nueva
  • FoundersX
  • Inspiring Multicultural Understanding
  • Institute of International Education
  • Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies
  • Lemann Center
  • National Institute for Educational Studies and Research (INEP)(Brazil)
  • Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
  • Quality Evaluation Designs
  • Results for Development (R4D)
  • Room to Read
  • Save the Children
  • SiVICamp
  • UC Hastings Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
  • UNESCO
  • WestEd
  • Wyz Kid Labs

To learn more about Stanford EdCareers, the career resources center at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, visit their web site: https://ed.stanford.edu/careers