Careers & Internships

Many career and internship opportunities exist for the Global Studies major who goes on to pursue a bachelor’s degree or beyond.

A few examples include:


Federal and State executive agencies
Multinational corporations
Law firms
Financial service firms
International organizations such as the United Nations
Non-profit organizations
Public and Private schools
Non-governmental organizations
Public interest research groups
Media and journalism outlets


Information on Global Studies internships can be found at the following web sites:

U.S. State Department internship
Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fellow Council of American Ambassadors
Global Institute for Tomorrow Global Young leaders Program (YLP)
Greenpeace Organizing Terms
Initiating Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange (IMUSE)
United Nations
United Planet (an international volunteer abroad and cross-cultural exchange organization)
International Center-University of Michigan (source of information on internship opportunities abroad)
FPRI Internships at the Foreign Policy Institute
Sierra Club
African Human Rights Heritage at the United Nations