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A Major in International Affairs

Description of Major

This major educates students about international issues and problems from political and multiple other perspectives.

For more information on studying International Affairs:  click here

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in international business, law, education, politics, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for International Affairs graduates, including:

Author Leisure Industry Manager 
Congressional Aide Lobbyist
Corporate Trainer  Market Research Analyst
Customs Officer Newspaper Journalist
Economist Peace Corps Worker
Entrepreneur  Placement Professional
FBI Agent  Political Scientist
Foreign Market Marketing Professional Public Relation Specialist
Foreign Service Officer Researcher
Historian Sales Representative
International Banker Securities Broker
International Business Specialist Shipping Broker
International Shipping Specialist Teacher
International Trade Specialist Travel Agent
Interpreter/Translator Tutor
Labor Relations Specialist University Administrator
Legal Assistant  
Legislative Aide  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.


Additional Links


American Foreign Services Association

International Studies Association

UC McMicken College of Arts & Sciences