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The CQ Press Career Guide for Global Politics Students

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August 2018 | 72 pages | CQ Press

Turn your degree into a career!

The CQ Press Career Guide for Global Politics Students helps students navigate their first steps toward a career in global politics or international relations. With a focus on setting personal goals and maximizing transferable skills, author Peter Ubertaccio outlines diverse career-path options for global politics students and illuminates pathways to graduate school. Full of practical advice on how to secure a job—including a collection of employment resources, résumé-building tips, and student success stories—this guide provides an action-oriented road map for students to develop their undergraduate experience into a fulfilling career in global politics.  

Key Features:

  • A chapter on curriculum and co-curriculum offers advice on course selections that will point students toward realistic and suitable careers in the world of international politics. 
  • Tips for study abroad opportunities and language building skills encourage students to learn a new language and guide them through the process of postgraduate fellowships and service. 
  • Advice on internships, nonprofit advocacy, and graduate school options helps students determine their next steps and provides guidance on how these options might boost long-term career potential.
  • Alumni Profiles motivate readers with powerful stories of successful students who went on to careers in international politics.
  • A career checklist provides students with valuable insights on résumé building, social media strategies, and networking.  


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Preface
 
About the Author
 
CHAPTER 1. Introduction and Getting Started
Chapter Objectives  
What Is Global Politics?  
Conclusion  
 
CHAPTER 2. Curriculum and Co-Curriculum
Chapter Objectives  
What Is Your Curriculum?  
What Is a Co-Curriculum?  
What About Internships and Experiential Opportunities?  
Conclusion  
 
CHAPTER 3. Study Abroad and Global Travel
Chapter Objectives  
What Is Study Abroad?  
Postgraduate Fellowships and Service  
Conclusion  
 
CHAPTER 4. Language and Culture
Chapter Objectives  
Why Study Another Language?  
Conclusion  
 
CHAPTER 5. Other Pursuits
Chapter Objectives  
What Is Graduate School?  
What Is Professional School?  
Should You Go Right Into the Job Market?  
Conclusion  
 
CHAPTER 6. Concluding Thoughts
Let’s Review  
What Else Can I Do to Make Myself Competitive?  
Conclusion  
Key features

KEY FEATURES: 

  • A chapter on curriculum and co-curriculum offers advice on course selections that will point students toward realistic and suitable careers in the world of international politics. 
  • Tips for study abroad opportunities and language building skills encourage students to learn a new language and guide them through the process of postgraduate fellowships and service. 
  • Advice on internships, nonprofit advocacy, and graduate school options helps students determine their next steps and provides guidance on how these options might boost long-term career potential.
  • Alumni Profiles motivate readers with powerful stories of successful students who went on to careers in international politics.
  • A career checklist provides students with valuable insights on résumé building, social media strategies, and networking.  
 

Sample Materials & Chapters

CHAPTER 1: Introduction and Getting Started


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