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 the CSB/SJU XPD Resource Centers 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.

CSB Resource Center
Academic Service Bldg, CSB
[email protected]

SJU Resource Center
Mary Hall 25, SJU
[email protected]