"Transformative" and "eye opening" are two of the phrases that students have used to describe their international internships through the IDIP program. Alumni of the programs have reported that their experiences abroad and in the Seattle University classroom have influenced them in many ways. Many students note that the program helped them discover their vocation and understand the consequences of their actions using international and social justices perspectives. Many have been inspired to continue to serve marginalized communities in the United States and abroad. Alumni of these programs have also identified important skills such as analytical thinking, technical writing, and data analysis that they developed while participating in the IDIP program.
The ranks of IDIP alumni include: