International Affairs

Welcome to the International Affairs Community! As the world keeps changing, the need for developing global diplomatic relationships is even greater.

Take a look at the different tabs at the top of the page, or scroll down below. If you'd like to speak with a Career Advisor on your potential next steps, make an appointment with our Office of Career & Professional Development anytime!

Students in the following majors may be interested in the International Affairs Community:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Communication
  • Interdisciplinary Studies – Globalization Studies
  • Journalism
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy & Management
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • And more!

Effective Marketing of Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

Have you studied abroad before? Unsure how to market your experiences on your resume, cover letter, or in an interview? Check out this awesome article for some tips & tricks!

https://www.studyabroad.com/resources/effective-marketing-of-your-study-abroad-experience-to-employers

By Julie Jasewicz
Julie Jasewicz
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40 Job Ideas in International Affairs

Take a look at this article in the What Diplomats Do blog and their suggestions on the 40 jobs in International Relations/Affairs:

https://www.whatdiplomatsdo.com/post/studying-international-relations-these-40-jobs-are-the-future

 

By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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Stanford Law School’s Law Scholars Institute

From the website:

Stanford Law School’s Stanford Law Scholars Insitute (SLSI) is a leadership and pipeline program for college students from broadly diverse backgrounds and designed to address obstacles that underrepresented minority, first-generation, and low-income undergraduate students in particular …

By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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The Importance of Cultural Fluency

To be culturally fluent has always been an important concept, which is to be able to communicate with those from a background that is different than your own.

This article from NBC News emphasizes the importance of cultural fluency, and …

By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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What can you do with International Affairs?

The Association of Professional School of International Affairs (APSIA) has a wonderful International Career Guide that may provide you with ideas for your future career path. Check this article out with the link below!

By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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Peace Corps Prep

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