The things you learn during your degree will be transferable to many different careers.

What job can you get with an international relations degree?

Most international relations graduates go on to become diplomats, humanitarians, and political scientists. International relations grads also go on to become pilots and intelligence analysts. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an international relations degree will be useful:

What is the job market for international relations degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for international relations graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of international relations graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 2% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of International Relations Grads
Employed77.6%
Unemployed1.2%
Underpaid21.2%
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