Understand the meanings and implications of globalization. Gain the ability to recognize cultural differences and to communicate with members of other cultures in their languages. Above all, develop the personal maturity, sensitivity to the perspectives of others, and self-confidence necessary to take an active role as citizens of the global community.

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What Our Alumni Are Saying:

“International studies at Juniata has literally opened up a world of opportunities for me. My eyes have been opened to new places and job possibilities."

-Lisa Reiman ’11

  • American Marketing Association
  • Foundation for International Human Relations
  • International Advertising Association
  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • Model United Nations
  • PAX-O
  • Sales Recruiters International, LTD
  • Student Government

Stay on Target the Next Four Years

Freshman Year

Increase Self-Awareness
  • Identify interests, values and skills by using FOCUS
  • Meet with a Career Counselor and/or take NDSS 100 Career Planning
  • Develop a professional resume and upload it to JuniataJobs.com
  • Attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops throughout the year
  • Test your interests through student organizations, volunteer work and a summer job/internship

Sophomore Year

Explore Relevant Work Experience
  • Research specific careers and related qualifications
  • Become active in student organizations relevant to your POE; consider a leadership position
  • Update your resume on JuniataJobs and attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops
  • Set Social Networking sites to “private” and maintain professional behavior
  • Attend events with Juniata alumni to build your network;create a profile on Juniata Connect
  • Get a job or internship related to your field of interest

Notable Internship Sites:

  • African Media Development Initiative
  • Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center
  • Center for Immigration Studies
  • Community Preservation and Development Corporation
  • Interfaith Worker for Justice Program
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • National Aviary
  • Upward Bound at Saint Francis University

Junior Year

Prepare for the Professional World
  • Make employment/graduate school choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and participate in Career Workshops
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Build a professional wardrobe and attend the Etiquette Dinner
  • Simulate a Mock Interview
  • Get an internship related to your field of study

Senior Year

Implement Career Choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and secure quality references
  • Meet with a Career Counselor for your “Senior Meeting”; consider registering for NDSS 205—21st Century Career Search
  • Create a LinkedIn Profile and network with professionals for job leads/grad school information
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Apply to targeted employers/graduate schools: Follow-Up