Career Paths for Peace & Conflict Majors

Career opportunities for Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution

 Undergraduate Degree Career Options Include:

Communication Coordinator/Assistant

Community Development Organizer

 Congressional or Legislative Aide Educator

 Human/Civil Rights Officer


 Media Critic/Specialist

 Program Assistant/Associate/Coordinator

 Public Advocate/Activist

Public Relations Officer

 Research Assistant


Advanced Degree Career Options Include:


Community Mediator

 Consultant (Independent)

 Editorial Columnist/Lecturer

 Executive Director of Non-profit or Non-governmental Organization

Director of Non-profit Agency or Institute

 Governmental Advisor

 Human Resources/Personnel Manager

 International Negotiator

Legal Advocate (poor, refugees, women, civil rights)

 Labor Negotiator



Organizational Trainer/FacilitatorPolicy Analyst


 Program Manager

 Research Associate

Regional Monitor (e.g., for Human Rights)Writer/Reporter (Freelance)

Note:  Studies in this area are often combined with emphases in fields including art, anthropology, biology, business, communication, history, literature, philosophy (especially ethics), political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and theatre.


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