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
- 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.
Worldwide Business Briefings - A guide to business customs, etiquette and cross-cultural communication.
For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.