Opportunities for International Studies Majors
Model United Nations
Model United Nations (MUN) is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and other branches of the UN system. In Model UN, students assume the role of ambassadors from UN member states to debate current issues on the organization’s agenda.
Explore other cultures, experience new perspectives, visit other countries. Reach out into the world and bring back knowledge and experiences to build the career of your dreams.
Peace Corps Prep Program
The Peace Corps Prep program builds competencies and integrates coursework with hands-on experience and professional development. Upon completion of the program, students receive a certificate from the Peace Corps—and a competitive edge when applying for Peace Corps service.
An internship experience can enhance the international studies major by providing direct experience working in the foreign affairs bureaucracy, international business or an international or non-governmental organization in either the United States or abroad
Three WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships
The Critical Language Scholarship is a highly competitive and prestigious program that provides a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, the scholarships provide opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.