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Students from our programmes in International Relations (IR) and International and European Politics (IEP) have found work in:

International Institutions
  • NATO Crisis Management Policy Division
  • United Nations Development Programme, Disaster Risk Reduction
  • United Nations, Elections Officer
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • United Nations Mine Action Service
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • United Nations Security Council
 European Union Institutions
  • European Commission (stages in DGs Agriculture, Competition, Enlargement, Trade)
  • European Commission Delegation in Washington
  • European Parliament—stage
Regional Institutions
  • Council of the Baltic Sea States
National Government and Administrative Institutions
  • Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Irish Civil Service
  • Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Norwegian Agricultural Authority
  • Scottish Executive
  • Scottish Parliament
  • UK Civil Service
  • UK Foreign Office
  • UK Electoral Commission
  • UK House of Commons
  • UK Ministry of Defence
  • United States House of Representatives
  • American Chamber of Commerce, EU Committee in Brussels
Party Political Support
  • European Parliament—European Free Alliance Group
  • Office of Member of European Parliament
  • Office of Member of Parliament
  • Office of Member of Scottish Parliament
  • Scottish National Party 
Development Organisations
  • Africa Educational Trust
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Just World
  • Refugees International
  • Sudan Volunteer Program
 Educational, Research and Think Tank Organsiations  
  • European Policy Centre
  • Foreign Policy Centre
  • Institute of European Affairs
  • Mount San Jacinto College
  • Policy Research Institute
  • School of Peace and Culture (Autonoma University of Barcelona)
  • Scottish Council Foundation
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
 Advocacy and Lobby Organisations
  • Conservation International
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center
  • Global Witness
  • Kurdish Human Rights Project
  • Scottish Civic Forum
  Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Bank of America
  • Ernst and Young
  • European Central Bank
  • ING
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
 Media and PR Organisations
  • Bloomberg Media
  • European Agenda (news magazine)
  • EUPolitix.com
  • Financial Times
  • Hill & Knowlton
  • Media Corporation of Singapore
  • New York Times Website
  • Press Data Bureau
Commercial Organisations
  • Glaxo SmithKline
  • Lukoil
  • Olympic Airways
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