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CISB Careers

What is International Business?

International business involves issues facing companies and organizations in dealing with cross-border transactions of goods and services, resources, knowledge or skills.

Career Opportunities in International Business

Every major industry has been impacted by global business trends, technological innovation and trade. Given that the world’s economy is increasing global, demand continues to grow for individuals with a global mindset. They may be dealing with cross-border investment, global supply planning, international trade and logistics or industrial development.

The study of international business prepares students for positions across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Read about jobs held by CISB alumni here. Here is a sampling of career opportunities:

  • Business Development Director
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Import-Export Agent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Global Supply Planner
  • Global Creative Manager
  • International Lawyer
  • Global Business Strategy Manager
  • International Banker
  • International Accountant

Leveraging Your International Experience

Leverage Your International Experience

International Employment Resources

General Resources

Going Global – Country-specific information and international employment resources

Torchlight Foundation – Jobs in China

Global Professional Search – Job matching service

Transitions Abroad – Study, work and live abroad resources

International Cooperative Education – Jobs and internships abroad

Global Jobs

U.S. Department of State Internships

Boston Career Forum (for Japanese speakers)

San Francisco Career Forum (for Japanese Speakers)

Princeton in Asia – Fellowships and internships in Asia

Princeton in Latin America – Year-long service fellowship

BUNAC – Work, volunteer and teach abroad programs

Latpro – Connects bilingual and Hispanic employees with companies worldwide – International job opportunities

Global Edge – International Internship Directory

University of Washington Resources

UW Study Abroad Office website

IE3 Global


Aga Khan University Internships 

IFE French Internships



Jackson School of International Studies


Internships/Volunteer Opportunities in Seattle Area

Washington State Department of Commerce

Trade Development Alliance

Washington Council on International Trade

US Export Assistance Center

French-American Chamber of Commerce

Global Washington

Global Partnership

World Affairs Council

China Relations Council

Seattle International Foundation

Port of Seattle

Washington Global Health Alliance

Japan America Society

Ganbaru Internship