The labor studies program teaches students critical intellectual skills that will enable them to analyze social-policy questions and help prepare them for careers in union organization and leadership, government service, and dispute resolution. Careers of interest to labor studies majors include:

  • Arbitration/mediation
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign service
  • Government worker
  • Journalism
  • Labor law
  • Peace Corps/VISTA
  • Police officer
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Union organizing