ERIC Number: ED385470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Guide to Careers in World Affairs. Third Edition.
Foreign Policy Association, New York, NY.
This guide examines many of the organizations doing work in the international field and provides an overview of employment opportunities in some of those areas. The introductions to the chapters are by outstanding leaders in their fields who provide inside information about the nature of the work, qualifications and prospects for employment and who offer job hunting advice. The profiles of representative companies and other organizations give a description of the organization and information about the staff, qualifications for employment, availability of internships and application procedures. There are thirteen chapters in this volume: (1) "International Business"; (2) "International Consulting"; (3) "International Finance and Banking"; (4) "International Journalism"; (5)"International Law"; (6) "Translation, Interpretation and Terminology"; (7) "Nonprofit Organizations" (research and education; development assistance, environment and relief organizations; health and population organizations; and youth-oriented organizations); (8) "Federal and State Government"; (9) "The UN and Other International Organizations"; (10) "Internships"; (11) "Graduate Programs"; (12) "Job-Hunting Strategies"; and (13) "Annotated Bibliography." (EH)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Careers, Employment, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, International Organizations, International Relations, International Trade, Occupational Information, World Affairs
Impact Publications, 9104-N Manassas Drive, Manassas Park, VA 22111 (hardcover: ISBN-0-942710-17-7, $32.95; paperback: ISBN-0-942710-89-4, $14.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Association, New York, NY.