Career Options

For those majoring in international studies, there are a number of lucrative career paths after college.

Want to learn more about potential career opportunities for your major?  “What You Can Do with a Major In…?,” brought to you by the VMI Office of Career Services, provides an overview of a variety of occupation options. Enroll today in FOCUS 2 using the access code "keydet" to sign-up and start to explore your options after VMI.

Here are some examples of occupations that may interest you:

Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Agent $81,490.00
Congressional Aide $66,170.00
Foreign Service Officer $96,970.00
Foreign Student Advisor  $57,620.00
Government Service Executives $194,350.00
Intelligence Specialist (Government) $81,490.00
Reporter $49,770.00
Social and Community Service Managers   $70,870.00
Technological Espionage Intelligence Agent $81,490.00

* Salary data provided by Focus2 and US Department of Labor (2022)

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