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Global Studies Career Opportunities

Choose your career path, and follow it around the world

A Global Studies degree prepares you for success in a wide range of professional opportunities, both in the U.S. and abroad. Major corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies and a host of related industries seek graduates with a clear understanding of the issues that impact their work around the globe. At Fontbonne, you have the opportunity to extend your education beyond the classroom and explore global issues that impact the diverse St. Louis region. 

Fontbonne students have participated in cultural learning projects, getting a firsthand look at issues such as immigration, language and communication, and cross-cultural cooperation. Global studies students have participated in:

The Bosnia Project

Internships with global and multinational corporations

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

  • Attorney
  • Cargo and Freight Agents
  • Customs Brokers
  • Demographer
  • Economic Research Assistant
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Global Transportation Manager
  • Immigration and Customs Inspectors
  • Import / Export Manager
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Journalist
  • Political Scientist
  • Politician
  • Public Administrator
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Sales Manager –International Sales
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Traffic Manager
  • Transportation Manager

Who hires global studies majors?

  • Corporations
  • Freight Companies
  • Homeland Security – Gov’t & Private/Non-Profit Companies
  • Government – Local, State, Federal
  • Import/Export Businesses
  • International Trade Companies
  • Law Firms – Private & Public
  • Media: Newspapers, Magazines, Internet
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Research Companies
  • Transportation Companies

How Can Fontbonne Help with My Career Development?

Fontbonne University commits to building a culture of purpose where career exploration and planning is intentional and begins day one. With a strong focus on discovering purpose and developing core competencies, we prepare our graduates to become global citizens who think critically, act ethically, and serve responsibly.

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