What Can I Do with an MHC Major in International Relations?

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • World Education Services
  • US Dept. of Labor
  • Human Rights Watch
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Bloomberg, LP
  • United Nations
  • Caribbean Policy Research Institute
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • Chemonics International
  • ACCION International
  • The World Bank Group
  • US Department of State
  • American Anti-Slavery Group
  • Merrill Lynch

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Operations Manager
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Social Worker
  • Program Coordinator/Assistant
  • Account Executive
  • Project Manager
  • Lawyer/Legal Assistant
  • Business Owner
  • Consultant
  • Freelance writer/photographer
  • Office Manager
  • Editor/Assistant Editor
  • Instructor/Teacher

Online Resources:

  • Intern Abroad
    Information on internships, volunteer projects, language schools, job opportunities abroad.
  • Global Experiences
    Offers internships in Italy, Australia, Spain and France in many areas and ESL teaching, volunteering abroad programs in Ecuador, and adventure travel.
  • IR Jobs in the Federal Government
  • Government/Federal Overseas Jobs
  • Peace Corps
  • Foreign Affairs
    Founded in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs.
  • Idealist.Org
    Nonprofit site that includes internship and volunteer listings for a variety of countries.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    An overview of environmental careers. Lists the best environmental job-search websites and non-profit sites.
  • Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
    Provides specific career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.

Career Resource Library:

Helpful Advisors:

  • 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 Member Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.