Career Prospects

In an era of rapid globalization, in which knowledge of different cultures, societal systems and languages is necessary for competing on the world stage, students who complete our graduate program in international cultural studies are in great demand, both domestically and abroad. Graduates of our programs can be expected to play an important role as educators and researchers at the university-level, as well as pursue professional careers in government bureaus, international corporations and international organizations.
Examples of careers pursued by GSICS graduates include the following:

1. Education and research

  • Researcher
  • University professor
  • Japanese language instructor
  • International student advisor

2. Government and business

  • International aid officer
  • Economic affairs officer
  • Cultural affairs officer
  • NGO staff member
  • Overseas business manager