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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!

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 (she/her)
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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 (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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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 (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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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 (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) – Internship Opportunities!

Live. Learn. Intern. in Washington, D.C.

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, D.C. – based Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason University, a guaranteed internship placement

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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Internship Spotlights

UAlbany students have fantastic internship opportunities! Read on to get inspired:

 

Internship Spotlight – New York State Mesonet

 

Peace Corps Prep

UAlbany offers the Peace Corps Prep, a “preparatory Certificate granted by the Peace Corps to undergraduate students who complete a …

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