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international relations

international relations


International Relations majors at HWS have interned with prominent organizations from across the country and around the globe, including:
  • United Nations High Commission on Refugees – Amman, Jordan
  • CodePink – Washington, DC
  • Middle East Report and Information Project – Washington, DC
  • IHS Markit, Ltd. – London, Singapore, and Hong Kong
  • Action for Boston Community Development – Boston
  • Esquire – New York
  • Forbes – New York
  • International Trade Administration – Washington, DC
  • NBC – New York
  • Senator Edward Kennedy – Washington, DC
  • Giuliani Presidential Campaign – New York


Many of our International Relations graduates have gone on to work in politics, government, journalism, nonprofit organizations and business. Our graduates have gone on to work for the following companies, right after graduation:
  • Bank of America
  • Corrigan, Bennett and Belfort, P.C.
  • Freedom House
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Magna Global Trading
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Nova Group
  • Peace Corps
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation

Graduate School

Many of our majors go on to graduate school in economics, politics or international studies, while others go on to earn an M.B.A. or a law degree.
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • American University
  • Albany Law School
  • Indiana University Law School
  • Georgetown University
  • New England Law
  • New York University School of Economics
  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • Northwestern University School of Law
  • Syracuse Law School
  • University of Pittsburgh Law School
  • University of Rochester
  • Villanova School of Law
  • Widener University of Law

Graduate Profile: Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher ’70

Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70 Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone View Full Profile