The Asian Studies Institute

Career opportunity

What career opportunities for a major in Asian Studies?

Students who major in Asian Studies find job opportunities in teaching, academic, international business, government service, nongovernmental organizations, international organizations, consulting for global companies, and the arts.  Some pursue graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines and enter Asia-related academic careers. Demand is expected to be increasingly high over the next century.
 
Sample Job Titles

Bachelor's Degree/Entry Level
*high school teacher
*foreign student advisor
*university administrator and staff
*international business consultant
*international relations specialist
*consumer advocate
*cultural affairs officer
*customs/immigration officer
*translator
*journalist
 
With some more education/experience
*market research specialist
*politician
*professor/educator
*public administrator
*U.S. Secretary of  the Treasury (Tim Geithner)
Last Updated: 6/26/15