Learn How to Break into International Relations

Get to know the industries, jobs, and skills needed for launching a career in global studies and international relations.

Take your talents to the world stage

Do you dream of a career that could take you across the globe? International organizations, nonprofits, and governments need professionals who can think globally and want to have a direct, positive impact on policies, societies, and people.

Download our free guide, How to Break into Global Studies and International Relations, to see if this career is right for you.

Inside our eBook, you'll learn:
  • What global studies and international relations are and their similarities and differences.
  • The types of organizations hiring global studies and international relations professionals.
  • Top paying careers in the industry, including average salary and projected job growth.
  • The skills globally-focused organizations look for.
  • Actionable steps you can take to build a successful career.

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