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For more information on how to get engaged with the alumni community, please contact:

Washington DC
+1 (202) 587-3210
Bologna, Italy
Nanjing, China
+1 (202) 663-5805

Volunteer Opportunities

Our alumni are actively engaged in their communities around the world. 

Johns Hopkins SAIS graduates at commencement

Shaping the world one graduate at a time.

There are many ways for you to get involved today such as staying connected with each other through Johns Hopkins SAIS-specific clubs and the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association.

Ways to Volunteer

  • Help us increase social media activity by using #SAISAlum
  • Sign up to receive SAIS Alumni Connect, the monthly e-newsletter
  • Reach out to the alumni serving as the primary point of contact (POC) in your region or become a POC by contacting
  • Make a gift!
  • Talk about the merits of Johns Hopkins SAIS to prospective students and refer them to the Admissions Team
  • Call or offer to have meetings with admitted students in the spring to encourage them to attend
  • Attend a graduate school fair and interact with prospective students
  • Teach a skills development course
  • Send a job or internship posting
  • Participate in a Career Fair or employer presentations
  • Host Johns Hopkins SAIS students on Career Treks
  • Provide informational or mock interviews
  • Provide contacts for students to help them network
  • Initiate an alumni event in your region
  • Nominate fellow alumni for awards
  • Connect with the larger JHU Alumni Association
  • Volunteer for a community service project through the Rising to the Challenge Campaign

Making a gift to Johns Hopkins SAIS can be instrumental in impacting the lives of our students, and it is a great way to remain engaged. Please consider contacting the Development and Alumni Relations team at or +1 (202) 663-5630 for more information on how you can make a difference through your gift. 

  • Meet informally over breakfast, lunch, or coffee to discuss your career and provide advice about your field of work
  • Support/create a fellowship fund
  • Offer internship or practicum opportunities
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