Intercultural Studies Careers and Outcomes
One year after their graduation from houghton
100% of intercultural studies majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school. 75% were employed and 25% were attending graduate school. The survey was administered to Houghton graduates of the class of 2013 one year following their graduation.
Selected employment after one year.
Selected grad school enrollment after one year.
Intercultural Studies Alumni
Paul Shaffner '06
Director, Science Career & International Education | Penn State University
M.S., Geography (Penn State University)
Anna Wright '12
Research and Communications Associate | Westchester Children's Association
(White Plains, NY)
Ryan & Carolyn Klejment-Lavin '07
Partnership and Outreach Director | Footstool Missions Center, Korea
Member Care Coordinator | Footstool Missions Center (Carolyn)
What can I do and where can I go with a major in Intercultural Studies?
Houghton's intercultural studies major will prepare you to serve in careers such as community development, relief, health services, education, general missions, evangelism, church planting, theological education, administration, Bible translation, and literacy in both nearby and global cross-cultural settings.
Houghton College intercultural studies alumni serve in the top mission agencies today, including:
Hundreds more serve diligently in the front lines of cross-cultural missions as translators, doctors, educators, evangelists, broadcasters, relief workers, and more.
Intercultural studies majors are well prepared for graduate studies. The graduate schools our alumni have attended include:
For more information on career planning, visit the Houghton College Vocational Opportunities and Career Advising Center (VOCA).