Career Possibilities

Your Skills

Employers from large corporations to small government agencies seek people who can think critically and creatively, communicate clearly in a variety of media, work effectively with others, and adapt rapidly.  IAS majors develop these skills through a combination of academic and experiential learning opportunities. 

Diverse Sectors of Employment

IAS graduates go on to careers in a wide variety of fields, including public administration, for-profit and non-profit management, teaching, publishing and journalism, public relations, public policy, community development, library sciences, consulting, environmental planning and advocacy, and health and human services. Learn how several IAS alumni have applied their degrees.

Going on to Grad School

Many graduates pursue advanced study in areas such as law, counseling, social work, media studies, library science, policy studies, cultural studies, and creative writing, to name just a few.

Career Advice

We  encourage you to discuss your ambitions with your IAS faculty members and IAS Advisors.

You can also take advantage of the services offered by UW Bothell’s Career Center.  From mock interviews to internships and events, the Career Center has everything you need to plan for your future! For more information, please see the Career Center website.