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Let us know your recent accomplishments — new jobs, publications, honors, family additions, etc. Please email us at international.studies@ohio.edu and we will share your news on our web site.

You may also update your contact information with us by clicking here.

We hope you will join our CIS Alumni LinkedIn Group.

We also have LinkedIn groups for our IDS Alumni, our African Studies Alumni and our CommDev Alumni.

We also invite graduates of the Center for International Studies to get involved with our alumni network by:

  • Helping students and alumni find internships and jobs by sending us postings from your organization
  • Stopping by our offices the next time you visit Athens. We will schedule time for you to speak with current students about your life and work after OU
  • Planning a Gathering --we think it is time to organize gatherings in cities where there are large groups of International Studies alumni. Would you like to host a gathering in your area? If so, just let us know

Recent Job Titles of our Graduates

What can you do with a master's degree in international studies? Our graduates have established careers in the non-profit sector, education, government and business. Following is a list of some of the positions held by International Studies alumni.

  • Portfolio Analyst, African Development Foundation
  • Agricultural Attaché, United States Embassy, Lima, Peru
  • Communication Coordinator, HIV Youth Prevention Programs, Honduran office of Health Communication Partnership, a partnership between the Academy for Educational Development, USAID and the Center for Communication Programs at Johns Hopkins University
  • District Liaison Officer, World Vision International
  • National Project Coordinator, Indonesian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, UN Population Fund
  • Advisor/Head of Planning, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, United Kingdom
  • Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau, USAID
  • Program Director, Transitional Living at Sojourner's Care Network, McArthur Ohio
  • Executive Director, The Wang Center for International Programs, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Program Officer, Cambodia Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank
  • Consul, United States Embassy, Amman, Jordan
  • Business Development Manager, Journal Community Publishing Group
  • Lecturer, African American Studies, Oberlin College
  • Coordinator, McNair Scholars Program, Central Michigan University
  • Assistant Director, Massachusetts Campus Compact
  • Director of International Programs, Penn State University
  • Director of Academic Achievement, Art Institute International, Minnesota
  • Director of Academic Partnerships, Ohio University Eastern
  • Vice President for International Relations, Sport Court
  • Editorial Writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Program Associate, Internews Network
  • Chief of Operations (Defense), US Department of Defense
  • High school teacher, Social Studies Department
  • Research Associate, Center for Eastern Indonesian Studies (CEIS) at Hasanuddin University
  • Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore
  • Program Assistant, Agriculture Program, Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Program Coordinator, International Programs and Services, University of Southern Indiana
  • Enterprise Accounts Relationship Manager, AT&T
  • Project/Program Development Officer, USAID
  • Senior Project Manager, Tetrapak’s Food for Development Office
  • Company representative to Indonesia, Samsung Corporation’s Mobile Phone Sector
  • Systems Analyst, Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) Inc.
  • Program associate, Freedom from Hunger
  • Program Associate, Asia Society
  • Geographer, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Research Analyst, Investor Responsibility Research Center
  • Vice President for Food Security, Opportunities Industrialization Centers International
  • Indonesian Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Chairman of the United People’s Party and Deputy Minister for Education, Liberia
  • Fisheries Officer, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • English Conversation Teacher, YMCA, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Peace Corps Country Director, Gabon
  • Peace Corps Training Officer, Jamaica
  • Executive Director, Peace Corps Encore
  • Head of Consular Section, United States Embassy, Yerevan, Armenia
  • Assistant Professor of Government, Colby College
  • Assistant Professor of Radio and Television, Southern Illinois University
  • Administrator, Ghana Education Trust Fund
  • Communications Outreach Specialist, District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs
  • Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization
  • Political Affairs Attaché, Embassy of El Salvador, Washington, D.C.
  • Founder, InterAmerican InterAction
  • Founder, Jua, a non-profit organization working building solar energy systems for schools in Kenya
  • Associate Professor of Communication, Oklahoma University
  • Filmmaker
  • Consultant, Ohio Department of Education Center for Students, Families and Communities
  • French Instructor, United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Senior Technical Advisor, Family Health International’s YouthNet Program
  • Geologist, United States Field Service
  • Director, African American Studies, Ohio University
  • Interim Associate Director, Women’s Studies, Ohio University
  • Assistant Director, Southeast Asian Studies, Ohio University
  • Grants Information Officer, Research and Sponsored Programs, Ohio University
  • Senior Program Evaluation Officer, Center for Communications Program, Johns Hopkins University
  • Midwest Regional Coordinator, American Institute for Foreign Study.
  • Consultant, Academy for Education and Development
  • Country Coordinator, Family Health International Laos Program
  • Software Engineer, Aetna Healthcare
  • Head of the Finance and Information Technology Division, USAID/Egypt
  • Associate Director for Field Programs, Institute for HIV/AIDS, Family Health International
  • Researcher, Decentralization Program, Cambodian Development Resource Institute
  • Special education teacher
  • Consultant, Organization of American States
  • Communication Coordinator/Officer, Heart of Borneo program, World Wildlife Fund, Indonesia
  • Freelance writer
  • Assistant Director, African Studies, Ohio University
  • Assistant Director of Communication, Center for International Studies, Ohio University
  • Director of Outreach and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs, Center for International Studies, Ohio University
  • Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Martin Luther King Youth Service Project Coordinator, Wisconsin
  • Program Coordinator, Girl Neighborhood Program - Allied Drive, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Analyst, AT&T
  • Communications Associate, Malaria Vaccine Initiative, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
  • Business analyst, TD Canada Trust, Toronto, Canada
  • Government and Upper Mid-Market Account Manager, Microsoft / LAC, San Jose, CA
  • Director of International Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University
  • Executive vice president, William and Mary Alumni Association, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Human Resources Manager, Servier Laboratories, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Professor of Economics, la Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia
  • Head of Agency for Northern Afghanistan, International Organization for Migration
  • Immersion Coordinator, Arlington County Schools, Virginia
  • Political consultant, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Defense attaché, United State Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Program officer, ASEAN University Network, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Public Diplomacy Officer, State Department Foreign Service
  • Minister-Counselor, U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service, US Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil
  • Lecturer, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Ohio State University
  • Executive director, USINDO, The United States-Indonesia Society
  • English teacher, Shenzhen, China
  • Analyst, Retail Payments Office, Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland
  • Regional advisor for health communication, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization
  • Consultant, Coalition for Healthy Indonesia
  • Coordinator, Communication Studies, Ohio University Southern
  • Assistant Director of Admissions, Ball State University
  • Coordinator for International Business, World Trade Division, Greater Houston Partnership
  • Assistant Program Manager, Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame
  • Assistant Professor of International Development Studies, Menno Simons College, University of Winnipeg
  • Desk Officer, U.S. Southern Command, United State Army
  • Co-owner/co-founder, Achillea Nature and Survival School, Japan
  • Academic Advisor, Fulbright Commission, Quito, Ecuador
  • Administrator, Office of Constitutional Material, Supreme Court of Justice, El Salvador
  • Chief of Mission, Ecuador Delegation/Regional Office, American Red Cross, Quito, Ecuador
  • Adjudication Officer, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Director of Operations, Viscomm International

While many International Studies graduates enter the job market directly after earning their Ohio University degree, others pursue further education and training in the form of additional master's degrees or doctoral degrees.

Here are a just a few of the programs where our graduates have enrolled:

  • International Peace and Conflict Resolution, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Political Science, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • International Studies, University of Southern California
  • Political science, Northern Arizona State University
  • Education, Ohio University
  • Political Science, Ohio University
  • African History, UCLA-Berkley
  • Telecommunications, Ohio University
  • Communication Studies, Ohio University
  • Business Administration, Ohio University
  • Economics, Ohio University
  • Law, University of the District of Columbia
  • Mass Communication, Ohio University
  • Anthropology, Monash University, Australia
  • Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • Public Health, Tulane University
  • Public Health, Ohio University
  • Public Administration, Ohio University
  • International Health and Development, Tulane University
  • Modern Languages, Ohio State University
  • Modern Languages, Ohio University
  • Contemporary History Institute, Ohio University
  • Geography, Ohio University
  • Information Sciences, University of Arizona

If you are a graduate and would like to have your title added to this list please contact us at international.studies@ohio.edu