Career Options

In the increasingly interconnected and interdependent world of the 21st century, a major in International Affairs makes one more attractive to employers in a wide range of career fields. Gettysburg's IA majors have distinguished themselves in government, public policy, law, and other areas. Here are some of the career paths of recent Gettysburg graduates who have included IA in their academic program:

 

Private/Corporate

Account Director
Adviser for Governmental Relations
Analyst
Banking Analyst or Executive
Case Manager/Specialist
Consulting
Manager or Executive
Economist
Entrepreneur
Financial Analyst
Financial Consultant
Information Analyst
Issues Analyst, Corporate Social Policy Div
Journalist
Legislative Issues Manager
Lobbyist
Management Analyst
Marketing Coordinator
Medical Administration
Policy Analyst
Political Commentator
Pollster
Public Opinion Analyst
Publisher Project Manager
Program Coordinator
Public Affairs Advisor
Research Analyst
Research Manager
Survey Analyst

Public Service/ Government

Activist, Advocate/Organizer
Administration
Attorney
Budget Examiner or Analyst
CIA Analyst or Agent
Congressional Office/Committee Staffer
Coordinator of Federal or State Aid
Communications Director                    

Economist
FBI Analyst or Agent
Foreign Service Officer
Intelligence Officer (CIA, DHS, DOD, DOS DOJ etc.)
Information Manager
International Agency Officer
International Research Specialist
Legislative Analyst / Coordinator
Mediator
Medical Administration
Plans and Review Officer
Peace Corps Volunteer/Officer

Non-Profit

Campaign Manager
Economist/Treasurer
Events Coordinator
Foundation Executive
Government Analyst
Legislative Analyst
Program Coordinator
Public Affairs Research Analyst

Law

Associate
Attorney
Legal Personnel Coordinator

Education

Education Technician
Graduate School - Master's and Ph.D. Programs
Law School
Primary and Secondary School Teacher   Secondary School Administration
Special Education Teacher
University Administrator
University Professor