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What to Do With a Degree in International Relations

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A world traveler might enjoy a career in international relations.

A world traveler might enjoy a career in international relations.

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A Bachelor's degree in International Relations, like other liberal arts degrees, does not give you entry into a specific field. It does, instead, provide you with a broad knowledge base that you can use to excel in a variety of occupations. These occupations include (but aren't limited to):

Bachelor's Level Course Work

If you choose to pursue a degree in International Relations or International Affairs, your course work will likely include economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, and business. This multidisciplinary approach will prepare you for a variety of occupations. Here are sample curriculums from a few schools that offer bachelor's degrees in International Relations or International Affairs.

Employment Information

The following resources either give information on how to obtain a job overseas, or provide actual international job listings, or internship listings.

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