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Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts


International Studies is a great program for those interested in international positions that concern human rights, the environment, energy and resources, technology, and more. Potential employers include international governmental and non-governmental organizations, trade agencies, and multinational corporations. International Studies is also an excellent undergraduate specialization for advanced degrees in law, political science, public administration, journalism, and other areas. 

International Job Portals

Going Global

International Jobs

Overseas Jobs

U.S. Department of State

Jobs in Illinois

Southern Illinois University Career Development Center

SIU's Career Development Center helps students who are seeking career opportunities. It has helpful links for those interested in working in a particular industry, who want to perform a general job search or diverse populations, such as veterans, students with disabilities, international students, and GLBTQ students. And don't forget to create a profile at Handshake. In addition, the staff at Career Development:

-- Educates and empowers students through career assessment and counseling, comprehensive resources and programs, professional networking, career fairs and on-campus interviews. 

-- Offers professional development training in resume and cover letter writing, mock interviews, job search techniques, online job posting resources, and graduate/professional school application processing.

-- Provides visitors with help in other areas of the career search process such as notices about career-related events.   

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