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Transferable Skills

  • Creative problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Debate Skills
  • Ethical decision making
  • Flexibility/adaptability
  • Multicultural competencies
  • Perspective taking
  • Written and Verbal Communication

Career Paths

Please see What can I do with this major? for more in-depth information.

Career Paths

  • Law: Paralegal, Mediation, Lawyer, Judge, Court Reporter,
  • Politics: Campaign Manager, Lobbyist, City Council Member, Commissioner, Governor,  City Manager, Diplomacy, Mediators, NGO’s, Military Service,  Public Policy, Fundraising Director, Legislator
  • Public services: Social Worker, Police, Firefighter, Urban and Regional Planner Corrections Officer, Probation Officer, Criminal Intelligence Analyst
  • Business: Human Resources, Management, Sales, Banking, Trade and Commerce, Multinationals, Project Manager, Eligibility Interviewers
  • Education: Teacher, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Speech Pathology/Recognition, TESOL

Common Employers

  • Government Agencies
  • National Park Service
  • Congress
  • Political Campaigns
  • Protective Service
  • City Council
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Courts
  • Law Firms
  • Governor’s Office
  • County Clerks
  • Municipal Offices
  • K-12 Schools (public, private, charter)
  • Higher Education Institution

Career Paths

  • Research: Analyst, Historian, Archivist, Curator, Research Assistant
  • Museums: Curator, Historian, Archivist, Collections Director, Education Programs Coordinator, Exhibit Content Developer, Set/Exhibit Designer, Preservationist, Historic Resources Specialist
  • Education: Professor, Academic Affairs, Librarian, Research Assistant, Grant Writing

Common Employers

  • K-12 Schools Libraries
  • National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  • Census Bureau
  • Colleges/Universities
  • County Libraries
  • Museums
  • Historic Sites

Career Paths

  • Publishing: Publisher, Writer, Copywriter, Technical Writer, Staff Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Editorial Assistant, Reporter, Journalism, Novelist
  • Marketing and Advertising: Social Media Coordinator, Marketing Specialist, Marketing Coordinator, Advertising Sales Manager, Market Research Analyst, Product Promoter
  • Public Relations: Communications Specialist, Costumer Service Specialist,
  • Media: Broadcast Reporter(Radio/TV), Journalism, Sports Writer, Investigator Reporter, Circulation Director, Blogger, Columnist, Communication Coordinator, Communication Specialist, Producer, Associate Producer, Videographer

Common Employers

  • Ad Agencies
  • PR Firms
  • Newspapers
  • Television Stations
  • Radio Stations
  • Federal and Government Agencies
  • Market Research Firms

Career Paths

  •  International: Ambassador, Translator, Anthropologist, Flight Attendant, Ambassador, Analyst, Non-profit work, Interpreter
  • Education: ESL Instructor, Teacher, Professor, Linguist, Culture Center Director, Bilingual Speech Pathologist
  • Tourism: Ecotourism, Travel Services, Flight Attendant, Travel Writer, Travel Consultant, Park Manager, Conference Planner, Reservations Manager, Pilot, Park Ranger, Event Manager, Resort Manager

Common Employers

  • Airlines
  • Federal and Local Government Agencies
  • Hotels and Resorts
  • International Teaching Programs
  • K-12 Schools
  • Trade and Commerce Organizations
  • Universities and Colleges

Career Paths

  • Community Service: Community Service Director, Volunteer Coordinator, Grant Writer, Community Health Director, Community Organizer, Community Service Project Coordinator, Translators
  • Religious Organizations: Minister, Religious Worker, Chaplain
  • Non-Profit: Case Manager, Director of Development, Fundraiser, Counselor, Director of Family Shelter, Program Coordinator, Human Services Assistant, Recreational Therapy Director, Human Services Assistant, Nonprofit Director

Common Employers

  • AmeriCorps
  • Community Centers
  • Foundations
  • Federal and Government Agencies
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Shelters
Last Updated: 9/22/17