Careers for International Studies Business Concentration Graduates

Common job titles

  • Archivist
  • Demographer
  • Economist
  • Embassy worker
  • Federal government worker
  • Foreign services
  • Global communications
  • Intelligence analyst
  • International lawyer
  • Market research analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • United Nations worker

Job outlook data

International relations specialists have a broad set of career options. Besides politics, they can get involved in fields like economics, social systems and culture. The insights students gain from studying international relations subjects—including political affairs, public policy, economic trends, social issues and law—prepare them for a wide variety of jobs, from diplomacy and lobbying to international law and intelligence.

Employment of interpreters and translators is expected to increase 29 percent, while employment of marketing managers is expected to increase 9 percent from 2014 to 2024.

Where can I work with this major?

The largest employers of international business majors are:

  • State and local government
  • Federal government (particularly the Foreign Service)
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Finance and insurance

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Source: American Foreign Service AssociationInternational Relations Major, International Relations EDU, PayScale, What Can I Become If I Study International Relations?.

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