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Global Studies


Careers

In our global economy, more employers than ever before are seeking graduates with international perspectives. Our graduates excel in careers where knowledge of other cultures, language facility and travel experiences are indispensable.

Workforce success

The Global Studies major will equip you with a wide variety of skills important for workforce success. Some of those skills include:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Deep understanding of the institutions and processes that shape the world
  • Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
  • Ability to formulate clear and persuasive messages
  • Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively 

Career options by sector

Education

Director of international programs
International student advisor
College study abroad advisor
Professor
Teacher

Government

Consular/embassy assistant
Diplomat
Foreign Service officer or specialist
Political risk analyst
Immigration officer
Information officer, CIA or FBI
English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor
Social worker
United Nations officer

Business/communications

International trade consultant
Travel agent/tour guide
International business consultant
International sales or marketing specialist
International financial planner
Importer/exporter
Foreign correspondent
Journalist
Public affairs coordinator
Press officer
Intercultural communications consultant
Team leader in global operations.

International development

Human rights advocate
International community organizer
Economic development officer
International public health educator
Environmental policy analyst
Development officer 

 

 

Global Studies