Hiram College

After Hiram

International Studies Major

A firm foundation for the future

A Hiram education ensures that students have been exposed to studies across many disciplines and graduate with the critical thinking skills needed to enter a variety of career fields or graduate study. The international studies minor is designed to help prepare students for graduate study and/or professional careers in a variety of fields in which an awareness of the growing economic, political, social and cultural interdependence of the world is important.

A Career-Focused International Studies Degree

Students who recognize the challenges and opportunities of a global society will be more competitive in their chosen careers and better citizens in the multicultural communities they are likely to live in. After graduation, careers may be found in government and non-government organizations, international organizations, the private sector and the United Nations. 

Types of careers our students pursue

The depth and breadth of Hiram’s program ensures that our students are well prepared for the future. An international studies major or minor prepares students to solve problems through diplomacy, defense and development work. Hiram graduates find meaningful careers addressing these issues in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, and use these skills to change jobs and tackle new areas as they progress in their careers.

  • Lawyer
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Political leader
  • Civil servant
  • Foreign service officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Human rights worker
  • Peace Corps volunteer
  • Security/intelligence
  • Public affairs
  • Business
  • Law
  • Research
  • Education
  • Human rights
  • Energy