Careers in International Studies

Here are some possible fields and subfields in International Studies that offer potential careers:

  • The Foreign Service
  • Diplomacy
  • Academia
  • The United Nations
  • Research Think Tanks
  • The US State Department
  • The US Defense Department
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • International Financial Organizations (IFOs)
  • International Development Organizations
  • Human Rights
  • International Environmental Policy
  • International Communications
  • International Politics
  • International Economic Policy
  • Regional Specializations (e.g., Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Europe, the Americas, etc.)
  • Private Consulting
  • International Law
  • International Business
  • International Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Peace Studies/Peace Education
  • Islamic Studies
  • Judaic/Hebrew Studies
  • Middle East Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • Lobbying
  • Intelligence
  • International Journalism
  • Political Analyst
  • Online Instructor in International Studies
  • The Peace Corps

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