The International Studies Program at Saint Louis University aims at providing skills and knowledge for students seeking an international dimension in their careers. At the same time, the program meets the needs of those wanting to broaden their education by adding a global perspective to their studies.
Some examples of career possibilities include:
- International law, immigration law, banking, investment, management, marketing, advertising, tourism;
- Local, state, federal government agencies, foreign service, Peace Corps;
- International divisions of U.S. government: trade agriculture, health, population, education, immigration;
- NGO's (Non-Governmental Organizations): CARE International, Oxfam International, World Vision International, Save the Children Alliance, MBA's without Borders, Mercy Corps, etc;
- Information and telecommunication systems, international journalism, e-commerce
- Public interest and service organizations (chambers of commerce, United Nations agencies, Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders)
- Transnational shipping firms, air and rail transportation
- Research organizations and "think tanks"
- Private organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences, the Office of International Affairs, the Washington Office on Africa, the Diplomatic Language Services, Catholic Relief Services, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.