Peace Studies


Peace Studies Career Opportunities

Explore career options in peacebuilding and conflict studies.

A minor in Peace Studies prepares students for a wide variety of advanced study and careers, spanning the fields of law, politics, education, medicine, business, nonprofit management, community development, and advocacy. Possible career paths may include but are not limited to the following:

  • international non-governmental organizations
  • local community-based organizations, and grassroots organizations
  • the United Nations system
  • government (state department, congressional staff, etc.)
  • civil rights law
  • human rights law
  • environmental law
  • university international student services and programs
  • social work
  • nonprofit sector jobs
  • advertising
  • teaching

For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

Heart of the Matter
A video about the value of studying the humanities by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Watch The Heart of the Matter
Global Leadership
Take part in UN-NGO conferences and briefings with the International Leadership Coordinating Committee.
Get involved!
Study Abroad
Engage with other cultures while earning your peace studies minor.
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