Career Profiles: International Studies

CSULB International Studies Program

International Studies is an interdisciplinary degree program that examines the complex interrelationships in societies of the modern world.  It combines the study of international relations, global and development issues, and contemporary belief systems. Students develop skills in language, analytical thinking, research and economic literacy necessary for graduate work and careers in the international scope of government, communications, business, law, journalism and non-profit organizations.

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Career Possibilities:

Additional experience and/or education may be required

  • CIA Agent
  • College Professor
  • Community Organizer
  • Customs Inspector
  • Director, Center for International Education
  • Editor
  • Foreign Affairs Specialist
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Global Logistics Specialist
  • Humanitarian Relief Worker
  • Immigration Services Officer
  • Import/Export Coordinator
  • International Student Advisor
  • Language Specialist
  • Librarian
  • Legislative Aide
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Special Agent
  • Trade Specialist

Where Employed:

  • Business/Industry
  • Education
  • Embassies
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Libraries
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Publishing
  • Research Centers/Think Tanks
  • Social Services
  • Travel Industry
  • World Health Organizations

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