Asian studies majors and minors pursue graduate study and work in careers in fields as varied as education, business, NGOs, journalism, the arts, and government service.
Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:
- Minjiang University
- Genzyme Corporation
- The Solaris Group, LLC.
- Save the Children
- National Science Foundation
- Asia Society
- America China Business Women Alliance
- Kwikpoint/GAIA Communications
- Xinhua News Agency
- Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
Great positions for students with this major:
- Financial Analyst
- Legal Assistant/Lawyer
- Program Coordinator/Manager
- Regulatory Affairs Associate
- Consultant Associate Director/Director of a non-profit
- Product Development Associate
- Research Associate
- Association for Asian Studies
A scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia.
- Asian Studies Virtual Library
A massive library of Asia related websites; listed topically and by nation.
- Asia for Educators
A great guide for teaching in Asia, a database of recommended teaching materials and Asian history and culture.
- Asia Source
A resource of the Asia Society with information including arts, culture, policy, social issues, business, etc.
Provides industry specific career channels with a wealth of information tailored to your career goals.
- Spotlight on Careers
Find career profiles, internship opportunities, and educational resources.
- Vault Online Career Library - connect through LyonNet
Guidance for internships, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing; occupational surveys from real employees.
Career Resource Library:
- View and access 400 print resources through the CDC's online career library.
- To browse the online resources related to your career interests in greater detail, stop by the Career Development Center anytime from 9 am – 5 pm.
- Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
- Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Directory.
- Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.