CAREER GUIDE: PRIVATE SECTOR

The private sector consists of for-profit companies that are independent from the state. In a global economy, many companies operate all over the world. Consequently, knowledge of international affairs can launch a career in the private sector. Private sector organizations also partner with public and non-governmental organizations to tackle shared challenges, such as environmental sustainability and national security.

Pro Tip: If you want to work for a multinational corporation outside of your home country, it is often easier to seek employment domestically and then transfer to an international office due to visa and hiring regulations.

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