Success After Wooster
Graduates of the International Relations Program at Wooster choose a wide variety of career paths. A number of recent graduates have entered directly into careers with international agencies, businesses, or non-governmental organizations. Alumni have taken positions in the Peace Corps, at multinational corporations, in the State Department, various relief agencies, advocacy groups or other types of non-governmental organizations, and the United Nations.
Some Wooster graduates have chosen professional degree programs in international business or journalism, while others have gone on to law school for the study of international and environmental law. International Relations students have been accepted to prestigious universities such as the London School of Economics, American University Law School, Case Western Reserve University, the University of California-Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Regardless of the path they choose, International Relations alumni report that they are using skills developed and refined at Wooster. The rigorous nature of the major program helps prepare our graduates for productive lives of service as global citizens. The Independent Study experience provides special training in writing, research, critical thinking and communication skills—all of which empower graduates in their positions in the corporate world or nonprofit organizations. And the program’s commitment to global engagement helps empower our graduates to seek out additional opportunities to live and work abroad.