Careers in Peace Studies

What can I do with this major?

Sample job titles of CSB/SJU Peace Studies alums:

Annuity Consultant Athletic Director Attorney Bio Dynamic Farmer
City Planner  Consultant Community/Youth Education Creative Designer
Development & Community Relations Coordinator Field Organizer Florist Full-time Volunteer
General Manager Graduate Student Homemaker Insurance Auditor
Program/Case Manager Records System Analyst Registered Nurse Social Worker
Special Education Teacher State Program Administrator Teacher Technical Service Representative
Volunteer Coordinator Violence Prevention Advocate Youth Counselor Yoga Instructor

Student Spotlights:

  • Erin Speltz '15 (Peace Studies & Economics), Non-profit Data Analyst Research Intern, Minnesota Council of Non-Profits

Alum Spotlights:

  • Frida Alvarez '17 (Peace Studies), Equal Opportunity Officer, State of Minnesota
  • Megan (Peterson) Christofield '07 (Peace Studies), Impants Access Officer and Proposal Manager, Jhpiego
  • Samantha Doty '14 (Peace Studies), Health Extension Agent, US Peace Corps
  • Rev. Elizabeth Gleich '12 (Theology and Peace Studies), Associate Pastor, Congregational Church of Middlebury, VT
  • Adam Leonard '05, (Peace Studies & Political Science), Registered Nurse Case Manager, Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, CA
  • Danielle Liebl '14 (Theology and Peace Studies), Law Student, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Jessica Nelson '09 (Biology & Peace Studies), Research Consultant at The Lewin Group, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN
  • Stephanie (Wegmann) Peterson '10 (Peace Studies), Diplomat, U.S. Foreign Service, Santiago, Chile
  • Margaret Peyton '13 (Peace Studies), Sexual Health Educator & Program Specialist, CLUES (Comunidades Latinas UNidas en Servicio), Minneapolis, MN
  • Alul Yesak '14 (Political Science & Peace Studies), Education Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Education, St. Paul, MN

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the XPD Resource Centers and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

Links for Peace Studies majors:

Visit CSB/SJU XPD for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career coaches and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.