Legal Practice

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The International Studies program gives you the foundations to practice law with a global perspective to work with diverse populations here and abroad. From advising on international trade to promoting human rights, from negotiating transnational business deals to prosecuting war crimes, there is a pervasive global dimension to the work of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars. If you want more information to prepare for Law School and legal careers, contact Pre-Law Advising

Examples of jobs and employers reported by International Studies alumni

  • Paralegal Analyst, U.S. Department of State
  • Business Lawyer, Staterra Law
  • Attorney, Dellino Law Group

How your degree prepares you for positions in these fields

Explore other career pages

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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