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To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).

To build your resume, please review Hiatt's sample resumes.

Internships

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The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.

Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to search internships by major.

International and Global Studies

Overview
First Destination Data
Alumni Career Paths
Skills, Abilities & Knowledge
Internships
What to do with a degree in International and Global Studies
Sample of Occupations
Graduate School Information

Overview 

Brandeis' unique program in International and Global Studies (IGS) offers special opportunities to comprehend the rapidly changing world. It helps students understand what "globalization" means not just in economic and political terms, but also what it means for individuals, for nations and cultures, and for the environment.

First Destination Data

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that International and Global Studies alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.

The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as an International and Global Studies major at Brandeis.

International and Global Studies Alumni

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as an International and Global Studies major at Brandeis.

Year Title Company Industry
2012 Program Implementer  Chiedza Child Care Centre Civic & Social Organization
2011 Search Advisor Groe Advisors LLC Staffing and Recruiting
2010 Associate Director of Online Media The Middle East Media Research Institute International Affairs
2010 Research Associate International Monetary Fund Financial Services
2010 Law Clerk U.S. Department of Commerce Legal Services
2009 Webmaster and Admin. Assistant Online Media
2009 Resident Russian Translator  Visible Technologies Law Practice
2009 Special Education Associate Teacher  Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Primary/Secondary Education
2008 Sustainability Research Associate IPAI Global L3C
2008 Executive Director  Millennium Campus Network Nonprofit Organization Management
2008 Grant Writer  MAB Community Services Media Production
2008 Senior Research Analyst The Nielsen Company Marketing and Advertising
2007 Clinician The Guidance Center Mental Health Care
2007 Media Buyer  RM Royal Media Internet Technologies
2007 Director, Public Diplomacy  Australian Consulate General New York International Affairs
2007 Global HIV/AIDS & Health Program Officer Heartland Alliance International Trade and Development
2006 Product Manager  American Express Financial Services
2005 Investment Analyst Edoma Partners Investment Management

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.

Internships 

In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills.  The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities.  Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.

What to Do with a Degree in International and Global Studies (.pdf)


Sample of Possible Occupations


Graduate School Information and Resources