On this page you will find information about careers pursued by International Studies majors, skills International Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to *learn more about the International Studies program.* 


It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.

Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in International Studies include:

  • Administrative/Fiscal Assistant
  • Asia Regional Director
  • Director of Product Management
  • Global Sales Communications
  • Research and Outreach Coordinator

Career-Related Skills

  • Research: International Studies majors develop the ability to obtain information from texts and from observing cultural situations.
  • Analytic Thinking: International Studies majors gain experience with creating, evaluation, and presenting logical arguments.
  • Understanding Many Points of View: International Studies majors study different cultures and countries to understand why groups relate with one another the way they do.

Career-Related Web Sites

ISA's Directory of Internet Resources - Excellent resource for areas relating to International Studies.

The Riley Guide: Resources for International Job Opportunities - A guide for international jobs by country and other how-to to guide your search.

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources - Excellent all-around resource for International Affairs information.

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources Study and Work Abroad - Another excellent resource for International Affairs Careers.

United States International Trade Commission - A federal agency of the US Department that provides trade advice to legislative and executive branches.

For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.