Businesses, mission agencies and private volunteer organizations are looking for graduates who can interact with culturally diverse people.Intercultural studies majors learn communication skills for a variety of cultural settings and can easily bring those skills to a variety of career choices like:
- Provide case management for both profit and nonprofit organizations overseas, day care providers, half-way homes, youth/adult/senior citizen's programs or group homes.
- Conduct research and evaluation for community centers, hospitals, adoption agencies, rehabilitation centers or camp programs.
- Work in writing, editing or researching for organizations focused on community development both nationally and internationally (book publishers, radio/TV stations, nonprofit organizations, newspapers, magazines or manufacturers).
- Become a program advocate/coordination/evaluation for community programs, child care programs, health and wellness agencies, women's protective agencies, disaster relief efforts, missions agencies.
- Teach and work in administration for religious organizations, non-profit organizations, missions organizations, boarding schools for missionary kids, extended school programs, advocate centers or refugee center.
- Become a case worker for adoption agencies overseas.
- Graduate school - many graduates choose to go on a get their master's in a particular field of interest.
- Join a missions work overseas.
- Join or recruit for non-profit advocacy organizations like International Justice Mission, World Fistula Fund, SIM, or Food for the Hungry.