International Studies Career Information
With a strong background in international politics and economics, culture, and global issues ranging from the environment to health to security, graduates of the International Studies program are well-equipped to work in a variety of fields.
Valuable skills include: - Interest/Tolerance of Difference - Cultural Sensitivity - Appreciation of Diverse Views - Ability to Work with Groups of People - Foreign Language Knowledge - Problem-solving Skills - Analytical Skills - Awareness of World Events - Research Skills - Understanding of Political Influences
Sample Careers: - Congressional Aide - Cross-Cultural Trainer - Economist - Diplomat - Foreign Affairs Analyst - Foreign Service Officer - Historian - Humanitarian Relief Worker - Human Rights Advocate- Immigration Specialist - Intellligence Analyst - Intelligence Researcher - International Banker - International Business - International Relations Specialist - International Education - International Law - International Marketing - International Trade - Interpreting/Translating - Journalism - Labor Relations Specialist - Law Enforcement - Lawyer- Legal Assistant - Legislative Aide - Lobbyist - Market Research Analyst - Management Consultant - Non-Profit Management - Peace Corps/VISTA Worker - Photographer - Political Officer - Political Scientist - Press Officer - Public Affairs Coordinator - Public Relations Specialist - Researcher - Sales Representative - Security Broker - Shipping Broker - Special Agent - Study Abroad Counselor - Think Tank Strategist - Travel Agent - Tutor/Teacher - University Administrator - Writer/Author
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Listing of Professional Associations
ACDI/VOCA | Action Without Borders | Advocacy Institute | Africare | Africa-America Institute | Africa Fund | America-Mideast Education & Training Services | American Friends Service Committee | American Jewish World Service | American Society of International Law | Amnesty International | Arms Control Association | Ashburn Institute | Asia Foundation | Asia Society | Association of Women in Development | Association to Unite the Democracies | Bread for the World | Business Executives for National Security | Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs | Center for a New American Security |Center for Defense Information | Center for Democracy and Technology | Center for International Policy | Center for National Policy | Center for Security Policy | Center for Strategic and International Studies | Center of Concern | Committee for Economic Development | Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (India) | Council for a Liveable World | Council on Hemispheric Affairs|Development GAP
Earthwatch Institute | Environmental Defense Fund | Environmental Organization Web Directory | European Tropical Forestry Research Network – European & International Jobs | Global Greengrants Fund |Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense | Union of Concerned Scientists
International Jobs | Business Job Finder | Career Builder | Craigslist | Federal Jobs On-Line | Federal World Info Network | Hot Jobs | Idealist.org | Indeed | JobHunt: On-Line Job Meta-List | Job Web | Monster Trak | NCS Career Magazine | The Riley Guide
United States Government Agencies
Center for the Study of Intelligence | Central Intelligence Agency | U.S. Chamber of Commerce | U.S. Department of Justice | Federal Bureau of Investigation | Foreign Service Office | Freedom Corps | Peace Corps | Presidential Management Intern Program | U.S. Department of State | U.S. State Department Careers | U.S. Treasury, Office of International Affairs | UN Employment Listings for U.S. Citizens (from Department of State)
International Organizations and Job Search Engines
African Development Bank Recruitment | Asia Jobs | Asia & Middle East Jobs | Asian Development Bank Employment Opportunities | Association for International Practical Training | The Electronic Embassy | Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment (ENLACE) | EUROPAGES: The European Business Directory | European Bank for Reconstruction and Development | European Career Fair | Germany-USA Career Center | Global Focus Aotearoa |International Career Employment Weekly | Inter-American Development Bank Employment Opportunities
This portfolio last updated: 03-Jan-2018 11:47 AM