The International Political Economy (IPE) Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to the student of international and global problems. IPE encourages the integrated analysis of these problems and issues using tools and methods of political science, economics, and sociology as informed by an understanding of history and tempered by an appreciation of culture and cultural differences.
International Political Economy graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:
Technology Reporter, Time, Inc.
Pharmaceutical Sales, Abbott Laboratories
Consultant, The Sustainable Village
Foreign Service Officer, US State Department
Merchandise Manager, ASPCA
Associate Planner, County of Santa Barbara
Client Representative, U.S. Bank
Associate, SkyWorks Capital Asia Limited
Teacher, Woodland Elementary
Account Manager, United Way of King County
Associate HR Analyst, Mattel, Inc.
Research Assistant, Economic Policy Institute
Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network in Cascade to see a complete list of IPE graduates who have volunteered to speak with students about their career path.