Alumni Success

Graduate Schools and Law Schools

Recent graduates in International Studies have been accepted for graduate or legal studies at:

  • American University
  • Indiana University
  • John Hopkins University ( SAIS Program)
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • West Virginia University

Employment

Employers of recent International Studies graduates include:

  • Academic foundations (IREX)
  • Chapel Hill , NC school system
  • CNN
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • NBC News, Washington , D.C.
  • Political media consulting agencies
  • Social services
  • State legal agencies
  • Travel industry
  • U. S. State Department

Internships

International Studies majors have completed internships in a wide range of settings, including:

  • British Parliament
  • Foreign organizations and agencies
  • Interpol—U.S. Justice Department
  • The Greek and South Korean Embassies
  • U.N. Commission on Refugees
  • U.S. Department of State: Politico/Military Affairs
  • U.S. Embassy in Spain
  • U.S. Information Agencies

For more information, contact: Dr. William Mahoney, associate professor of history at mahoney@wvwc.edu or (304) 473-8029.