Asian Studies Graduate Outcomes

Upon graduation, students who have done coursework or gained experience in Asian Studies are well equipped to apply their interdisciplinary training to careers in international business, public policy, economics, journalism, education and elsewhere.


  • Evan Wolstencroft ’16, a political science & international studies and interdisciplinary studies major who spent a semester at the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies, was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State.
  • Julie Wilson ’09, a psychology major and coordinator of the Global Projects Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, volunteered in Southeast Asia for four months after graduation, and since then has returned to Vietnam seven times to volunteer at a local orphanage.
"Studying Asia, particularly Asian language and culture, opens you up to the vast and compelling opportunities that are beginning to present themselves in these countries."
 Kevin McCann ’13