Career possibilities

Traditional junk boats in Vietnam's Halong Bay
A degree in Pacific and Asian Studies can lead to an exciting career in places like Vietnam.

What can I do with a degree in Pacific and Asian Studies?

Knowledge of other cultures and languages enhances your understanding of the world. Our students enjoy excellent work opportunities after graduation. They gain strong language skills, detailed knowledge about the region, focused interests, and a broad set of writing, analytical and research skills.

Some career options:

  • Cultural programs coordinator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Fund development
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Immigration/intelligence officer
  • International project coordinator
  • Legal professional*
  • Marketing
  • Policy analyst
  • Student services
  • Teacher/instructor*
  • Territorial sales
  • Trade officer
  • Translator/interpreter*

*Additional education and training may be required.

More information from UVic Co-op + Careers (pdf)

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