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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Asian Studies

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Legislative Assistant
  • Industrial Relations Representative
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Analyst/Manager
  • Director of Government Affairs
  • Grant Writer
  • Historian
  • Legal Aid
  • Librarian
  • Museum Technicians and Conservator
  • Preservation and Conservation
  • Policy Analyst

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Financial Representative at Northwestern Mutual
  • Legislative Coordinator, Office of New York State Assembly
  • David L. Boren Fellow, South Asian Flagship Language Institute
  • Passport Specialist, United States Department of State
  • Commission Coordinator, Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ
  • Account Executive Trainee, Yelp

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, William Raveis Real Estate
  • Industrial Relations Representative, E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Senior Program Associate, Government Affairs ‐ Advanced Medical Technology Association
  • Marketing Coordinator, HomeTrust Bank
  • Senior Treasury Analyst, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
  • Global Assignment Consultant, SIRVA Worldwide Relocation and Moving

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Co‐Founder & Managing Partner, Soleil Global Advisors LLC
  • Assistant Director, The City of New York Mayor's Office of Operations
  • Associate Director of Government Affairs, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
  • Senior Program Manager, Breakthrough (US human rights group)

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Monterey Institute of International Studies, M.A., Commercial Diplomacy
  • Cornell University, M.P.A., Human Resource Management
  • Columbia University, M.A., Contemporary Japanese Feminism
  • European University at St. Petersburg, M.A., Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Queens College, Masters of Library and Information Science