Our students have gone on to lead roles with top organizations around the world. In 2015, graduates told us about the great work that they have contributed to with the US Department of State, US Department of Justice, Inter-American Development Bank, US Agency for International Development, and the US Department of Defense.
International Relations Concentrations
International Relations Online prepares you to enter a variety of high-impact careers by providing a strong foundation in the theory and practice of international affairs, as well as specialized expertise in the following program concentrations:
As a student, you will be able to schedule a one-on-one career coaching appointment with a career advisor to discuss career exploration, job search and career transition strategies, resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, and more.
Participate in Career Programs
You will be invited to participate in virtual and on-campus employer information sessions, career panels, site visits, networking events, skills building workshops, and more. These programs are designed to help you explore career options; network with recruiters, hiring managers, and other professionals working in the field; and gain and practice the skills necessary to implement an effective job search strategy.
Access Virtual Career Resources and AU CareerWeb
Using the IR Online virtual learning platform, you will be able to connect with IR Online faculty, staff, and peers, as well as access tools and resources designed specifically for you, to support you through all stages of the career development process. You will also have access to AU CareerWeb, a password-protected job and internship database filled with thousands of positions posted specifically for AU students and alumni. Learn more about AU CareerWeb here.
Connect with Employers and Alumni
When you enroll in IR Online, you will join a global community of more than 15,000 School of International Service students and alumni. Our graduates work to address and analyze international challenges in leadership positions at some of the most respected public, private, and nonprofit employers in the field. SIS faculty members and career center staff proactively cultivate partnerships with alumni and employers and create regular opportunities for students to connect with, and learn from, this impressive professional network.