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Careers in International Studies

Career and Job Opportunities for International Studies graduates

Through its rigorous curriculum, our International Studies major prepares students for exciting and fulfilling career opportunities. Over the past decade, graduates in International Studies have gone on to work in business & finance, government & politics, law, education, the nonprofit sector, and even the armed forces. Examples include:

Non-profit/volunteer and public health

Americorps
Catholic Charities
International Rescue Committee
Network of Victim Assistance
Teach for America
University Reproductive Associates

 

Graduate schools (Master’s and Doctoral programs)

Cornell University
Franklin Pierce University
Georgetown University
New York University
Rutgers University
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Syracuse University
Trinity College Dublin
Tufts University
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
Villanova University

 

Law schools

American University
City University of New York (CUNY)
George Washington University
Hofstra University
Notre Dame University
Rutgers University
Seton Hall University
University of Michigan
University of Maryland
University of Pennsylvania

 

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) Guide to Careers in International Affairs

 

Watch as Taylor Hart-McGonigle, Class of 2017 International Studies Alumna, shares how her degree prepared her for a career in international relations. Click here for more Alumni Profiles.

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