Alumni

International Affairs and Business Administration Major | Program Coordinator, BorderLinks
Motivated by my love for intercultural experience and foreign language, I chose to pursue a dual major in International Affairs (IA) and Spanish at the University of New Hampshire. In fact, I made the decision to attend UNH strictly because of the IA Dual Major program; it required all students to...
International Affairs and French Major | Assistant Director of Intercultural Center
My experiences as an International Affairs/French dual major, and my year abroad in Dijon, France certainly shaped my career path and life decisions after college. As for many people, studying abroad had a profound effect on my life, and I had an immediate desire to learn about and explore other...
International Affairs and Environmental Science Major | VP of Products, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
Betsy is the Vice President of Products for the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a collaborative effort of leaders within the footwear apparel and footwear industry whose vision is to evolve the apparel supply chain to have a positive impact on the people and communities associated with its...
International Affairs and Business Administration Major | Client Service, KLD Research and Analytics
As an undergraduate student, I was interested in the International Affairs (IA) dual major program because it allowed me to explore my broad range of interests in such global issues as global warming and the environment, human rights, diversity and women’s rights, and indigenous community relations...
International Affairs and Social Work Major | Public Relations and Marketing, Dahn Yoga
I wouldn’t have guessed the International Affairs would have become such a big part of my life, as I did not intentionally pursue an international career. But somehow it kept following me, and I find myself referring back to school now more than ever, fourteen years later.  My first job after UNH...
International Affairs and Political Science Major | Europe/Eurasia Analyst, Eurasia Group
Earlier this year I realized, with some amazement, that it has been ten years since I graduated from the University of New Hampshire in May 1996. It is one of those milestones of life at which one arrives unexpectedly—and contemplating, which makes one reflect on the path traveled. Thinking back 11...
International Affairs and French Major | Senior Human Resources Analyst, Sabis Educational Services
I was born and raised in New Hampshire, yet when my acceptance letter arrived informing me of my acceptance to the University of New Hampshire’s College of Liberal Arts, a faint whisper in my head told me that I was being accepted into an exciting new community that would change my life. Shortly...
International Affairs and History Major | President, KAMTEK East Asia, Ltd
When I entered UNH in 1988, the International Affairs (IA) program was new and unique. Beyond the three core courses, the program allowed each student to tailor the program in a manner that was most beneficial to his or her future--to build a program around our own dreams. For me, that involved...
International Affairs and Political Science Major | President and CEO, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
The International Affairs Dual Major program is what brought me to UNH. I could have studied political science anywhere, but I knew I wanted to combine that with a focus on international affairs. The UNH program and study abroad experience gave me an edge in landing an international internship in...
International Affairs and Business Administration Major | Project Director, Future Generations
The International Affairs (IA) Dual Major has helped so many of us launch our particular adventures. After earning my BS with a dual major in International Affairs and Business Administration and a double minor in Spanish and Environmental Conservation, I moved to Atlanta in 1993, which at the time...
International Affairs and Environmental Conservation Major | Executive Director, Sustainable Harvest International
The IA dual major and CIE played a major role in starting me down a career path that has been very fulfilling for me and, I hope, a positive force in our world.  Soon after graduating from UNH, I joined the Peace Corps. That, along with work I did for several nonprofit organizations, eventually led...
International Affairs and Business Administration Major | Communications Coordinator, Sea Grant Program
1986 seems like such a long time ago to me, but I know everyday how much the decision to start the International Affairs (IA) Dual Major has impacted my life. In those days, French was my intended second language and I completed a semester abroad in Paris to improve my language and intercultural...