International Studies

The literacy, broad knowledge, classic economic foundation and communication skills that international studies majors gain in this program translate to successful careers in government, the law, banking, multi-national corporations, education, and publishing. The program is designed with an emphasis on global problems, peace, and conflict resolution. Students will take a combination of Political Science and History courses in order to gain a full understanding of the international community and the intricacies of what it means to live in a global community.

Visit the US Department of Labor's O*NET Resource Center, the nation's primary source of career information, to learn important information such as work related skills, abilities, wages and employment trends about the following careers that International Studies majors may pursue:

  • Activities Coordinator
  • Affirmative Action Officer
  • Associate Editor
  • Banking Associate
  • Commodities Broker
  • Community Agency Administrator
  • Congressional Staff Member
  • Consular Assistant
  • Consultant/Cross Cultural Director
  • Export Documentation Agent
  • Export Manager
  • Philanthropic Found Administrator
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foundation Representative
  • Fundraiser
  • Journalist
  • Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • International Banker
  • International Money Transfer Specialist
  • Intelligence Agent
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Overseas Service Agent
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Probate Paralegal
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Teacher/Bilingual Educator
  • Translator
  • Travel Agent
  • Underwriter
  • United Nations Guide
  • Visual Aids Reviewer


To find out more about the International Studies program, please contact the
School of History, Political and International Studies:

Robert Greenfield, Ph.D.
Director, School of History, Political and International Studies
830-1 River Road
(V) 201-692-2272

or  International Studies website