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Foreign Service

People who work in this pathway serve in embassies, consulates and other diplomatic missions and in Washington, D.C. Job responsibilities range from day-to-day operations of analyzing political and economic events to helping American citizens abroad. 

Example Careers

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Emergency Management Director
  • General and Operations Manager
  • Legislator
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter and Correspondent
  • State Department Employee

Pathway Courses

Related Electives

Career Related Activities

External Experiences

  • Job Shadow
  • Internship (Long-term)
  • Mini-Internship (Winter Break, Spring Break)

Leyden Certifications

Triton Certificates

Triton Degrees

Example College Majors

  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Foreign Diplomat