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Career perspective after BSc Global Management of Social Issues

Global Management of Social Issues prepares you for an international career. This does not have to be outside your home country, as many international companies have employees with different nationalities working in different departments.

  • Marjanne Oomen, Head of Yayasan Stepping Stones (NGO dealing with Clubfoot), Bali, Indonesia

    Marjanne Oomen

    Internship supervisor

    Head of Yayasan Stepping Stones, an NGO dealing with Clubfoot, Bali, Indonesia

    "I think this study is very applicable to real world situations, because it is a combination of social
    issues as well as an understanding of organizations. This creates a student that is socially involved, but
    also has the necessary knowledge to work in an organization."

  • Zahra

    Zahra Sultany

    Alumna

    "During my internship at Care Nederland I did research on social media use for women's rights in Afghanistan. My research gave me even more insight into the challenges that women in Afghanistan have to face every day."

    More on Zahra's experiences

Global Management of Social Issues goes beyond the limits of one specialization and makes sure that you can be employed in different companies, departments and projects.

  • You could work, for example, as a consultant or human resource manager in an international organization, connecting people in order to create the most competent team to solve complex problems.
  • Or you could work as a fundraiser and help find a solution to poverty, or help introduce sustainable practices in supply chains.
  • As a project manager, you can make sure that projects run smoothly and produce the best possible results.

Interrelated skills

To enable you to work in these contexts, the program offers you a set of five interrelated skills: intellectual, personal, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. With these skills, you can pursue a career in the private, public, and non-profit sectors as well as in research institutes. In addition, by mastering English language skills at an advanced level, you will add to your qualification profile and international employability.