Global Studies

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Airline and Rail Services
  • Community Planner
  • Customs Inspector
  • Demographer
  • Diplomacy/Foreign Affairs
  • Disaster Relief
  • Economic Development
  • Global Marketing
  • Government Service
  • Human Services Worker
  • Importer/Exporter
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • International Banking
  • International Buyer
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Labor Relations Analyst
  • Lawyer*
  • Personnel Management
  • Policy Maker
  • Political Advisor
  • Product Manager
  • Program Administrator
  • Public Health Worker
  • Real Estate
  • Reporter
  • Researcher
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Translator

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Consulting Firms
  • Foreign Corporations
  • Government Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Private Business & Industry
  • Research & Development Firms
  • Transportation & Hospitality Industry

Minnesota Employers

  • Army National Guard
  • C.H. Robinson
  • CIBER
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • HDR
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • McQuay International
  • Medica
  • Sexual Assault Services
  • State of MN
  • Tech-Pro
  • United Health Group

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$18,000-$27,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Skills and Traits

  • Ability to deal with stress
  • Adaptability
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Knowledge of global political, economic, and social issues
  • Leadership
  • Multicultural competence
  • Organization skills
  • Problem solving
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Willing to travel