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.

Lynaya Morris 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

Programs & Events

Fall 2017

RSVP for events and programs in Handshake.

​Career Paths in International Affairs
Thursday, September 7
District House B207

Fall Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, September 13
Smith Center

4th Annual Intelligence Careers Forum
Tuesday, October 3
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom

From Art History to Defense Analysis: A Career Conversation with Professor Stephen Biddle
Tuesday, October 17
Marvin Center 405

Spring 2017

More info coming soon on Spring events:

Careers in International Development 2/22
Life in the Foreign Service: A Panel with the State Dept 3/8


Resources & Careers in International Affairs Newsletter Archive

Online Resources

General online resources

More industry-related career resources may be found in the Handshake Resource Library

Careers in International Affairs Newsletter Archive

Fall 2017

Subscribe to the Careers in International Affairs Newsletter

Contact us for newsletter archives prior to 2017-2018