International Relations provides you with the tools to make a difference in the world. Whether you achieve your global goals through an international organization, diplomacy or foreign service, or advanced studies in fields like international public policy or global affairs, your experience at Lawrence provides a solid foundation for a world of opportunities.

Lawrentians can go on to enjoy careers in public and global affairs, law, policy research, political campaigning, diplomacy, international development, communications and PR, finance and wealth management, education (secondary & higher ed), journalism.

They can also earn advanced degrees international business, development studies, urban planning, political science, and law.

Examples of recent employers

  • Peace Corps
  • United States government

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • The Ohio State University
  • Princeton University
  • San Diego State
  • Tulane University
  • University of Cambridge
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