Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Advertising

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In the International Studies program, you hone your written and oral communication skills, providing you access to a wealth of communication-focused careers. Importantly, your sensitivity to cultural differences and your understanding of context enable you to be more audience-aware, empathetic, and adaptable in how you communicate with others.

Examples of jobs and employers reported by International Studies alumni

  • Associate Producer, The Futuro Media Group
  • Program & Communications Associate, Seattle International Foundation
  • Communication & policy analyst, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

How your degree prepares you for positions in these fields

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Career readiness

A degree in International Studies makes you career-ready by practicing the skills and competencies that employers and organizations are looking for. Find out more.

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Career pathways

Our International Studies degree prepares you for a wide and flexible range of careers on graduating. Find out what career pathways are common among our alumni. 

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Graduate study

Our International Studies degree prepares you for further studies in a variety of disciplines. Find out what our graduates have gone on to study.

Connect with our Career Engagement Office

The Career Engagement Office helps you in your career exploration, discovery of experiential learning opportunities, job search, interview preparation, and more. Check it out!

Alumni Stories

"I learned to respectfully relate with people from other cultures, while adapting to their social norms." Ruth Yohannes '19

Contact Us

Felipe Murtinho, PhD
Casey 310-18

Reine Mages
Administrative Coordinator
Casey 310

Student Executive Council (SEC) Representative