Jim Beirne

Human Development, Professional Development, Education and Training, Infrastructure Development

Jim Beirne has helped launch the careers of hundreds of students in Kenya. Beirne, the director of external relations in the Career Center at Washington University, helped create a career center at USIU (United States International University) in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2014 as a Fulbright Specialist. He also facilitates placement of WashU’s students in internships and jobs across Africa, including at brewer AB InBev in South Africa. He anticipates working with the career center at the University of Ghana in the future.  He welcomes any undergraduate or graduate student seeking internships or full-time opportunities in Africa to discuss their strategies and tactics and help them network to achieve their goals.




South Africa

Goals & Impact

Help build Africa’s workforce