DPIR alumni work in academia, policy-making, journalism, business, the non-profit sector, as well as many more diverse fields. We have many high-profile, famous alumni among our community of 18,000 alumni around the world. You can discover some of their diverse career journeys and life stories, as well as their top tips and words of wisdom, in our 'Life After DPIR' interview series below.

In 2021 the Department launched its Alumni Career Conversations, a termly virtual event when selected alumni share their advice and career stories with students and the global Politics and International Relations alumni network. In addition to this, students can access impartial and comprehensive support in career planning and management via the University of Oxford's Careers service.