Graduates of this program will be well positioned in a broad range of aging-related fields, not limited to healthcare-related fields, including administration, research, consulting, training and advocacy.


All students in the M.S. in Aging & Health Program are required to successfully complete a Capstone / Internship Project. Options include a research or health services project with a Georgetown or outside mentor, or an internship with a healthcare agency, an advocacy group, non-governmental organization, state or federal agency, international health organization or a commercial enterprise. The Capstone / Internship will be a natural stepping-stone to job placement.

We have relationships for internships with:

  • Age Friendly DC
  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)
  • DC Office on Aging (DCOA)
  • Georgetown Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI)
  • Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
  • GW Center on Aging
  • MedStar Georgetown - Memory Disorders Program)
  • Washington Hospital Center - Division of Geriatrics)
  • Washington Area Village Network (WAVE)


Potential employers include:

  • Healthcare consulting firms
  • Government agencies
  • Finance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Industry
  • Foundations
  • Think Tanks
  • Public interest groups
  • Research institutions
  • Universities
  • Media/Marketing
  • Legislators and legislative committees
  • Insurance Companies
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Assisted Living and Senior Centers
  • Aging in Community Organizations