Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

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Department Internships

Internships are vital to the [Global Studies BA program. Gain access to global internship and job portals like GoinGlobal. Earn up to three credits by registering for an internship course on main campus or by completing an internship course while studying abroad. Temple’s TU Rome and Japan campuses have well established internship programs that place students in a variety of fields with international or foreign companies. Additionally, some study abroad programs offer experiential learning courses where students are placed in an NGO to get real life work experience that parallels coursework taken simultaneously on a related topic.

Global Studies students have completed a variety of domestic internships, including with

Students have completed international internships with the following organizations.

Careers

Foreign language proficiency, study abroad experience, global internships and professional development prepares graduates of the Global StudiesBA program to successfully enter into a variety of industries. Its interdisciplinary design provides a strong foundation for work or graduate study in any field affected by global change. Graduates find work in fields such as  

  • academia,
  • advocacy, 
  • business, 
  • education, 
  • government service, 
  • law, 
  • non-profit organizations and
  • research.

Career Services

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Global Studies Major may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

$83,960.00

Chief Executives

$189,600.00

Couriers & Messengers

$28,720.00

Information Security Analysts

$98,350.00

Interpreters & Translators

$49,930.00

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

$83,370.00

Prepress Technicians & Workers

$40,410.00

Security Management Specialists

$70,530.00

Security Managers

$107,480.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).