Ten skills for an international affairs career in the 21st century

The world of international affairs is ever-changing and today’s world needs global leaders that are creative, nimble, and extremely committed. Whether you intend to work for the U.S. government or the private sector, 21st century careers in international affairs require a dynamic skill set. At a recent conference through the Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS), panelists discussed the current state of International Affairs and the top skills needed to be successful in this field.

Did you know that negotiation, program management, and technical literacy made the top 10 skills mentioned? Check out the full list by visiting the JSIS blog here.

And be sure to stay tuned with upcoming JSIS events at https://jsis.washington.edu/news/

By Sha'terika Perkins
Sha'terika Perkins Career Counselor Sha