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Related Career Links

Related Career Links

In response to requests from students seeking international careers, the Burkle Center provides students with international career panels, career-minded audio podcasts, informative handouts, and updates on the latest calls for internships in the LA area.

Career Panels

The Burkle Center sponsors international career panels to provide insight about various internationally-themed professions. Join us for an opportunity to hear leaders in the field of international affairs speak candidly about what they did after graduation and how today's recent graduates can prepare for a career in international affairs. These panels are produced in large part by the Burkle Center Event Facilitator Interns.

  • 2017-18 International Career Panel: Listen to Enrou founder and the President and CEO at Operations USA give their tips on finding the right job and getting ahead in international development careers.  Click here for the video. 
  • 2015-16 International Career Panel: Listen to the former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, the Diplomat in Residence for Southern California and a representative from the CIA. Click here for the podcast. 
  • 2014-15 International Career Panel: Listen to representatives from the Neda Nobari Foundation, Northrop Nonprofit Consulting, the Center for Public Health and Climate Change, and Operation USA. Click here for the podcast. 
  • 2013-14 International Career Panel: Listen to representatives from the Acumen Fund, the US Department of State, NPR News and Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti's Office. Click here for the podcast. 
  • 2012-13 International Career Panel: Listen to representatives from Women for Women International, Heifer International, and CREATE (National Homeland Security Center). Click here for the podcast.
  • 2011-12 International Career Panel: Listen to representatives from Human Rights Watch, RAND, and Relief International. Click here for the podcast and to read about the panelists. 
  • 2011 Winter International Career Panel with Professor Michael Dukakis, Professor David Kaye, and Nicholas Smith. Click here to listen to the podcast.
  • 2011 Spring International Career Panel with Diplomat-in-residence Gary Bagley, Professor Peter Katona, and LA Times editor-at-large Jim Newton. Click here for the podcast.

Audio Podcasts - Career Information

Career Packets & Handouts

Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

UCLA Career Center

For additional information on international careers, advising and other services, please visit the UCLA Career Center:

UCLA Career Center 501 Westwood Plaza (at Strathmore)
Floors Two and Three
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1573
Phone: 310.206.1915
Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm
UCLA Career Center's Internships and Experiential Learning Division
UCLA Career Center's Library of Intl. Career Books