APSIA Career Resources


The Jackson School is proud to be a full member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). APSIA comprises 34 member schools in North America, Asia and Europe dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs and the advancement thereby of international understanding, prosperity, peace, and security.

APSIA member schools are offered a number of additional career resources to assist in advising their graduates. In addition to the online APSIA Career Resources list, the following PDF documents are available from the office of your Career Services adviser:

APSIA Guide to International Affairs Career Opportunities


Career Directors from APSIA schools meet every year and share best practices. When we met in 2011 we updated and edited the APSIA International Careers Guide.

The APSIA International Affairs Careers Guide summarizes career opportunities, descriptions, career paths, salary structure, necessary qualifications, sample employers and additional resources for common fields or institutions in international affairs.


APSIA Employer Outreach Reports

These reports are written from outreach visits conducted each year by APSIA career services staff. Employer Outreach Reports highlight hiring practices and desired qualifications of select international-affairs related employers in the following cities/countries/regions:


Vienna and Geneva (2011)
India (2010)
Mexico (2008)
Latin America (2006)
China (2003)
Brussels and London (2001)


Washington, DC (2008)
Atlanta, GA (2007)
Los Angeles, CA (2006)
San Francisco, CA (2005)
Boston, MA (2003)
New York, NY (2002)

Please check back with your Career Services office often for updated reports and more information.


Jackson School Advising
University of Washington
111 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-6001 phone
(206) 685-0668 fax

Jackson School
Career Services
University of Washington
124 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-0176