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International Affairs and Political Science Major | Executive Director, Zoo Conservation Outreach Group
Nearly twenty years have passed since graduating from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) with a dual major in International Affairs (IA) and Political Science. Time allows for perspective, and it is easy for me to look back and see the undeniable influence that the IA program has had on my...
International Affairs and Environmental Conservation Majors | Global Environment Director, Diageo Plc
My current role of setting and driving the global Environmental Sustainability strategy for the world’s largest premium alcoholic beverage company feels like the culmination of 20 years of career planning, planning that started at UNH when I learned about the Center for International Education and...
Communication and International Affairs Major | Program Specialist, IRIS Center
Sometime in 1985 I was looking for a major. I had so many interests and no subject area seemed sufficient -- until I found the Dual Major in International Affairs, then called the Program for International Perspectives, or PIP. I was fascinated by Dr. McCann’s vision to integrate the various...
International Affairs and Environmental Conservation Major | Senior Programme Officer, UN Institute for Training and Research
It’s hard to believe that I graduated from UNH 20+ years ago. What is easy to believe, on the other hand, is how instrumental the UNH International Affairs dual major has been to the advancement of my career.  The dual major enabled me to place an international emphasis on my field of study—...
International Affairs and Spanish Major | Director of Operations, Country Walkers
I still remember being a freshman at the UNH and struggling with a choice of majors. Although I was enrolled in an environmental science program, my real passion lay in languages, anthropology, and culture. When I received a flyer announcing a new program in international affairs that required the...
Political Science and Public Administration Major | Coordinator of Student Organizations & Leadership in the MUB
Read about Nate's success with his Political Science and Public Administration Majors on UNH Tales.
Anthropology and International Affairs Majors | Director, Soccer Without Borders
What were you doing 1 year out of college? Returning to graduate school. What were you doing 5 years out of college? Coordinating professional development for teachers and staff in Baltimore City Public Schools. What are you doing now? Directing a small and growing nonprofit organization serving...
International Affairs and Teaching Major | 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
While beginning my career at UNH, I was a journalism student who moonlighted as an aspiring teacher. I was good at reporting and writing, but my true dream was to work in a classroom. This was something I'd known since the age of 15, when I first began working with the Breakthrough Collaborative,...
Anthropology and International Affairs Major | Teaching English with Peace Corps
After graduating from UNH in 2011 with a dual major in Anthropology and International Affairs (with minors in Italian and Asian Studies) I joined AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps). I worked with a team of eight people over the course of ten months. Our projects took us to Michigan...
International Affairs and Political Science Major | Policy Associate, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee
I moved to Washington D.C. in 2010 directly after graduation and I haven’t looked back. I always knew while I was in college that I would pursue a career in some form or another dealing with politics. Up until graduation I was set on working in international politics, perhaps through the foreign...
International Affairs and Spanish Major | Assistant Director, Career Events and Alumni Relations
Assistant Director, Career Events and Alumni Relations After graduating from UNH in 2009 as an International Affairs (IA)/Spanish dual major, with minors in Business Administration and Economics, I traveled throughout Asia with a good friend and fellow UNH ’09 graduate. Ever since I took my first...
International Affairs and Political Science Majors | International Strategic Analysist, Liberty Mutual
Since my very first day at UNH, my life has become worldlier. Sometimes when I look back, I am amazed at how I've ended up where I am, but I know it all began when I chose to dual major in International Affairs (IA) and Political Science. The IA program was structured differently than other...