Choose a designated Program of Emphasis (POE) in peace and conflict studies or communication and conflict resolution. Or, integrate the study of PACS with other fieldssuch as psychology, environmental science, world languages, information technology, education, history, philosophy, sociology and more.

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What Our Alumni Are Saying:

“I love PACS because I am positive that after graduation I will be able to develop a framework for peace and security in my homeland, Afghanistan, at least at the community level."

-Razma Qadir ’11
 

  • Amnesty International U.S.A.
  • The International Crisis Group
  • Model United Nations
  • PAX-O
  • The Peace Center
  • Pearson Peacekeeping Training Centre
  • Professor World Peace Academy
  • Student Government Association

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:

  • Audubon
  • Camp Blue Diamond
  • Conflict Resolution Center
  • Lutherlyn
  • Northern Ireland Bureau
  • Pittsburgh Medication Center
  • Thomas Merton Peace Center
  • The Washington Center

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