International Government & Policy, Diplomacy, Intelligence & International Development

Careers in the International Affairs Sectors

The Center for Career Services offers industry-specific resources for students who have an interest in careers in sectors related to international affairs, including:

  • Diplomacy
  • International Development
  • International Government and Policy
  • Intelligence

Career Coaches

Elizabeth Boesen is the Industry Career Coach serving students pursuing careers in the international affairs sectors. She primarily meets with upperclassmen and recent alumni who are at the focused stage of their job search, helping them develop their personal brand and job search strategy.

Shaunda Thompson is a Career Coach specializing in career exploration and career assessments such as the Strong Interest Inventory and StrengthsQuest. With a background in marketing and digital media, she primarily helps undeclared or undecided students to explore possible career paths.

Career coaching appointments can be scheduled through Handshake.

Career Programs & Resources

To access the most current Information on upcoming employer events as well as industry-specific programs and workshops, please go to the Events section in Handshake.

Events include Careers in Think Tanks, Want a State Department Internship?  Have You Been Told to Network? It's Easy at the Student-Alumni International Affairs Dinner!, and the Annual Intelligence Career Forum.


Industry & Other Career Resources