Bridging Disciplines Programs alumni have built extraordinary professional and academic careers since earning their certificates. Click a BDP alum’s name to learn about his or her BDP experience and career path. If you are an alum, we’d love to hear what you’re doing! Share your story or make updates.
I work for Razorfish as an associate designer, doing UI and a bit of UX design on a product team.
Location: Austin, TX
“[My BDP] helped me to view problems at both a macro and micro scale. . . It also helped me become more comfortable with collaboration and the fact that many big ideas can’t be realized individually.”
I am a community clinician and grant coordinator at Alaska Island Community Services.
Location: Wrangell, AK
“The Children & Society BDP helped me make the most out of my time at UT through opportunities that I otherwise would not have had.”
I am a graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin, pursuing a PhD in history.
Location: Austin, TX
“I can honestly say that my BDP experience was the cornerstone of my academic and professional trajectory post graduation.”
I am enrolled in a dual degree program at Georgetown University, pursuing a master of science degree in international relations and security, and a juris doctor degree in international law.
Location: Washington, D.C.
“I value the Connecting Experiences that I completed through Global Studies BDP, which allowed me to gain hands-on experience in my areas of interest.”
I am a global advocacy adviser at Plan International.
Location: London, England
“The program provided a degree of specificity and understanding of the ‘real world’ of international relations that was missing from many of my undergraduate courses.”
I am the Chief Operating Officer of Geriatric Services of Minnesota.
Location: Minnesota, MN
“Taking an interdisciplinary view on my academic studies helped to shape my undergraduate and graduate career. It later formed a backbone for working in the real world…”
I am volunteering as a special education teacher assistant for Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs.
Location: Kenscoff, Haiti
“The coursework and Connecting Experiences helped me narrow my interests and find the career path that I was most passionate about.”