Undergraduate: Global Studies

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Global Studies?

 Information and Options for Global Studies


Global Studies Related Skills

  • Ability to Plan Long Term
  • Civic Engagement
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Competency
  • Current Events
  • Economic Knowledge
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Humanistic World View
  • Intellectual Discipline
  • Interest in Other Cultures
  • International Relations
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Interpreting Events and Ideas
  • Knowledge of a Foreign Language
  • Knowledge of History/Geography
  • Knowledge of Social Structures
  • Motivated/Inquisitive
  • Open Mindedness
  • Organization
  • Perseverance
  • Understanding Group Dynamics
  • Understanding of Politics
  • Understanding Relationships
  • Willing to Grapple Tough Concepts

Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Bilingual Educator
  • Civil Service Employee
  • Congressional Aide
  • Cross Cultural Trainer
  • Disaster Relief Agent
  • English Teacher in a Foreign Country
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Social Worker
  • Grant Writer
  • Humanitarian Relief Worker
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Legislative Aide
  • Missionary
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Public Affairs Coordinator
  • Research Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Tour Guide

Employers of Global Studies Majors

  • Colleges/Universities
  • Elementary/High Schools
  • Financial Service Firms
  • Foreign Schools and Academies
  • Government Agencies
  • International Companies
  • Law Firms
  • Not-For-Profit Organizations
  • Security Agencies
  • Tour and Excursion Companies
  • Travel Agencies
  • United Nations

Job Posting Sites

  • Idealist – volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations
  • Escape Artist.com Overseas Jobs – job board for overseas jobs
  • Expats Direct – overseas employment service
  • Going Global – country-specific and USA city-specific career and employment information
  • Jobted Jobs Abroad – Comprehensive directory with work abroad opportunities, overseas employment, teaching jobs, hospitality jobs, part time work, etc.
  • Transition Abroad – Portal for paid and volunteer work abroad, living abroad , study abroad and cultural travel overseas
  • UIS CareerConnect: UIS Career Development Center’s job posting site
  • U.S. Department of State Careers – Learn about foreign and civil service career opportunities. Student and intern opportunities are also feature

Career Planning Links


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