Area of Study: Government & Civic Engagement

Global Health Careers: How Can I Make a Difference? photo

December 11, 2017

Global Health Careers: How Can I Make a Difference?

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Are you interested in a global health career? Here's a guide to the industry, along with five careers to consider.  

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I Want to Work for the UN: A Guide to Getting Started photo

November 27, 2017

I Want to Work for the UN: A Guide to Getting Started

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Are you interested in working for the UN? Here’s everything you need to know, from the skill sets that will make you successful to the types of careers available.

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4 of the Most Pressing Global Health Problems We Face Today photo

November 14, 2017

4 of the Most Pressing Global Health Problems We Face Today

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Holly Dygert, a lecturer in the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, describes the challenges she sees facing global health.

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What Do Diplomats Do? A Student’s Guide photo

November 7, 2017

What Do Diplomats Do? A Student’s Guide

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A diplomat’s career is diverse. Here is a guide to help you learn more about the position, including its benefits, risks, and the skills you need to succeed.

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Building a Humanitarian Career: How to Find a Job You Love photo

October 31, 2017

Building a Humanitarian Career: How to Find a Job You Love

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Everything you need to know, from what a humanitarian career entails to popular positions you should consider.

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October 26, 2017

The Unexpected Ways Studying Abroad Benefits Your Education and Career

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There are several personal and professional benefits to studying abroad. Here are eight ways it can impact your education—and career.

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Gail Marcus Brings a Career’s Worth of Global Consulting into the Classroom photo

October 23, 2017

Gail Marcus Brings a Career’s Worth of Global Consulting into the Classroom

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Gail Marcus describes her approach to teaching in Northeastern's Global Studies and International Relations program.

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7 Business Careers You Can Pursue with a Global Studies Degree photo

October 12, 2017

7 Business Careers You Can Pursue with a Global Studies Degree

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Are you interested in pursuing a career within international business? Here are seven roles to consider, from consultant to economist.

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Friedrich Lohr Brings His Years of Diplomacy Into the Classroom photo

July 3, 2017

Friedrich Lohr Brings His Years of Diplomacy Into the Classroom

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Lohr, a faculty member in Northeastern's Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations program, shares how he integrates his past experience into the classroom.

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Dan Czirjak Uses Images from Outer Space to Solve Problems on the Ground photo

April 18, 2017

Dan Czirjak Uses Images from Outer Space to Solve Problems on the Ground

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Czirjak, a faculty member in our Master of Professional Studies in Geographic Information Technology, shares how he teaches remote sensing and spectroscopic image analysis.

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