Career Options

Careers in Global Studies

The Global Studies major prepares you for graduate-level education in a number of disciplines or careers with an international foucs, including business, federal government agencies, international agenicies, treade and professional organizations, the media, and nonprofit organizations.  Specific roles you could pursue with a Global Studies degree include:

  • State Department analyst
  • Foreign Service professional
  • Global affairs analyst for private business
  • Peace Corps worker
  • International trade/tourism specialist
  • Journalist
  • Legislative aide
  • International nonprofit professional
  • Customs/immigration officer or analyst
  • National security agent
  • University/college study abroad advisor


Careers in Public Policy

A Public Policy major prepares you for work in virtually any sector of the job market, as well as at international organizations that need professionals who understand the dynamics of the policy environment and have the business, communication and diplomatic skills to successfully navigate these complex areas.  Specific areas that you can pursue include:

  • Business
  • Consulting
  • Criminal Justic
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Politics and government
  • Public relations