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What Can You Do With A Degree In Area Studies?

ASIA_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in area studies! At the UO, this includes Asian Studies, Latin American Studies and Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, these programs are committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Culturally Competent in Tokyo

Jeff Cummings (Asian StudiesJapanese, ’06) is an executive recruiter in Tokyo.
Vanessa Sin

Tax Master

Vanessa Sin (Asian Studies, Business, ’10) helps her clients get up and running with innovative tax-support software.    

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs landed by recent alumni in area studies:

– Legal assistant, Hecht & Norman

– Client service associate training coordinator, Fisher Investments

– Teacher, Portlandia Language School

– Associate tech support engineer, CallidusCloud

– Consultant, Thomson & Reuters

– Community manager, Team Epiphany

 

Read more about the majors in Latin American studies, Asian studies and Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.

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