Career Opportunities

A minor in International Studies can complement a wide variety of majors, adding an international dimension and opening up exciting career opportunities. Here are some examples:

Major in Political Science + Minor in International Studies->
Government, National Security, Non-Governmental Organizations, Intergovernmental Organizations

Major in a Foreign Language + Minor in International Studies->
NGO’s, Tourism

Major in Business + Minor in International Studies->
International Business

Major in Communications + Minor in International Studies->
Public Relations, Media, Advertising

Major in Chemistry or Biology + Minor in International Studies->
International Pharmaceutical Companies

Major in History + Minor in International Studies ->
Non-Governmental Organizations, Government

For more information consult the Career Center (link:

MAIS Alumni

Alumni have continued to succeed after graduating with a M.A. in International Studies. The following shows just some of the fields that our graduates have touched domestically and internationally.

Academy of Public Administration, American University, Arundel Community College, Bucknell University, Craven Community College, Duksung Women’s University, East Carolina University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southern University, North Carolina State University, Spanish language/culture trainer, Tarboro High School, Texas A&M, The Center for International Understanding, University of Central Oklahoma, University of Maryland Medical System, and University of South Carolina

Aviva Life Insurance and Bank of America

Daily Reflector, Telemundo, The Palm Beach Post and The Nikkei

Air Force, National Guard and the US Army

Jimmy Landry (original music and tributes/covers)

Public Service:
American Cancer Society, City of Wilson, Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA), Embassy of Azerbaijan, Gibson Island Police Department, Handicap International, Marley Fund, Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina, Pitt County Democratic Party, Pitt County Health Department, US Department of Agriculture, US Embassy in Oman and the US Embassy in United Arab Emirates

All Saints Episcopal Church and Every Nation Edinburgh Church

Kazakhstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction

Earth Day Network and Sierra Club

ABB Inc., ATA Freight Line, Applied Industrial Technologies, Bayer CropScience, Clinical Trial Medical Group, Comercial Arquè, Eli Lilly and Company Pharmaceuticals, Farm Science Genetics, JVC Industrial America, Lancôme/L’Oreal Group, Morrison Textile Machinery Co., Sanyo Denki and Wellex Corporation