Students who study international political economy can pursue the following careers.

Please note that this list includes careers requiring differing degrees of education and training.

  • Economist
  • Financial Manager
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Political Scientist
  • Historian
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Attorney
  • Peace Corps Volunteer

Carthage IPE graduates have been hired as managers, computer analysts, investment brokers, floor traders, mutual fund specialists, financial advisors, financial consultants, and international business analysts.

Companies employing Carthage IPE graduates include:

  • Enterprise Management
  • Hewitt Associates
  • Kensington Securities
  • Chicago Board of Trade
  • Fortis Investors
  • American Express Financial Services
  • Japanese Consulate
  • U.S. Bank and Worldlink Ltd.

Carthage IPE graduates have also pursued graduate studies in dispute resolution and international political economy.


Visit the aspire center for more information on careers after Carthage