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INTERNSHIPS

As you can see from our Success Stories, International Studies majors at Ramapo often hold internships that help prepare them for careers in related fields. All our majors are required to either study abroad or complete a substantial internship or co-op before graduation. In the last few years, students have held internships and/or co-ops at:

  • American Red Cross
  • European-American Business Organization
  • Franciscan Community Development Center
  • Garanti Bank
  • Global Health Corps
  • Grupo Cajola
  • International Rescue Committee

  • The Korea Society
  • Mercedes Benz
  • National Organization for Women
  • Urban League
  • Women for Afghan Women
  • Unicef


STUDY ABROAD

We strongly encourage our students to study abroad and we work closely with them to ensure that they can take courses that count toward their major while abroad. Roughly half our majors study abroad. All our majors are required to either study abroad or complete a substantial internship or co-op before graduation. In recent years, our majors have studied abroad in:

  • Argentina
  • China
  • France

  • India
  • Italy
  • Mexico

  • Russia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Spain

  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • And many more



GRADUATE SCHOOL

Our students have also had success after graduating from Ramapo. International Studies majors have gone on to graduate programs at:

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Jacobs University, Bremen
  • George Washington University Law School
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • The London School of Economics
  • The New School
  • The School for International Training
  • And many more

CAREERS

We are often asked what kinds of careers a major in International Studies might lead to. Typical career tracks for International Studies student across the country include diplomatic service, international business, non-governmental organizations and non-profits, study abroad offices, and multinational organizations. Our recent majors have gone on to work at:

  • Center for Global Education at Rutgers University
  • Council on International Educational Exchange
  • Family and Intercultural Resource Center
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Mercy College
  • United Nations Development Program – English Opens Doors (Chile)
  • World Bank
  • And many more