Career Center & Student Employment

International Studies

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with International Studies degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Adult Literacy Teacher
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • College Professor
  • Commodities Sales Agent
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Curator
  • Customs Inspector
  • ESL Teacher
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Flight Attendant
  • Foreign Information Officer
  • Foreign News Correspondent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Historian
  • Human Service Worker
  • International Broadcaster
  • International Conference Planner
  • International Consultant
  • International Student Advisor
  • Lawyer
  • Legislator
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Lodging/Resort Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Manager Trainee
  • News Reporter (International)
  • Overseas Personnel Manager
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Purchasing Agent (Imports)
  • Sales Representative
  • Student Services Administrator/Advisor
  • Teacher, Secondary
  • Tour Guide
  • Trade Specialist
  • Training Instructor
  • Translator
  • Travel Agent
  • Writer


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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