Career Opportunities in International Relations
Especially during these difficult economic times, many students ask "What job can I get with a degree in International Relations?" Our answer: "It depends. What is your area of specialty?" The discipline of International Relations studies GLOBAL issues, creating a literal world of opportunity. Your task, as a scholar, is to define your area of expertise and map out how YOU want to make a difference. Do you want to study the military and terrorism as they influence foreign policy creation and peace? Do you support the mission of the United Nations in establishing supranational organizations to affect change? Or, do you think that individuals as defined by their cultural backgrounds are the key drivers for current events? Whatever your personal philosophy, opportunities abound. Click below for targeted information for each topic concentration as well as general job boards and information to help pay for graduate school.
Careers in Inter-Cultural Communications
Careers in International Law and Organizations
Careers in International Political Economy
Careers in International Security and Diplomacy
Internships and Job Boards
Scholarships and Fellowships
Local Internships and Service Opportunities
Resources for Going to Graduate School
Check out the Professional Development Series for International Relations majors!