Career Guide


International education encompasses careers in teaching, curriculum development, technical assistance, interpersonal exchange, capacity-building, training, public diplomacy, tourism, and the promotion of intercultural understanding. Professionals work in schools, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, foundations, and private firms.

Recently, international education programs have experienced dramatic growth. Universities are setting increasingly higher goals for study abroad participation. Additionally, capacity-building programs in health, human rights, democracy building, and other development fields have been enhanced. Consequently, the demand for international education professionals should continue to increase.

Skill Sets & Experience

  • Overseas experience, particularly with study abroad

  • Foreign language proficiency

  • Functional expertise in areas such as: foreign educational systems, immigration regulations, and pedagogy

  • Program management

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral