What to do with Your Degree

Melissa Scott White House

Melissa Scott (BA 2010) on a student internship with the Washington Center, fall semester, 2008.

The Program in American Studies is extremely proud of the many accomplishments of our Alumni. Some have launched successful careers in Journalism, TV and Radio Broadcasting, and Consulting.  Many others have continued on to pursue higher education in MA and PhD programs, Law School, or Teacher's College. A number of our students have also interned with the United States Consulate General's Office, and with various organizations in Washington, DC. Below is a sampling of career and higher education possibilities for American Studies graduates.

Career Possibilites

Government Policy Analyst/Advisor

Journalist

Radio/Television/Internet Broadcaster

Gallery or Museum Assistant

Library or Archival Assistant

Local, Provincial and Federal Government

Teacher/Lecturer

Researcher

Lawyer

Graduate Study

(MA and PhD programs)

English, History, and related fields

International Relations

Public History

Library & Information Science

Journalism

Law School

Teacher's College