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African-American & African Studies

   The African-American & African Studies major: focuses on the historical, socioeconomic, and cultural experiences of African-Americans, and African people in the worldwide diaspora. Courses also are designed to integrate scholarship on gender, race and class.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with an African-American & African Studies degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in African-American & African Studies.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • Anthropologist
  • Archeologist
  • Editor, Map
  • Foreign Service Officer (Government)
  • Geographer
  • Historian
  • Intelligence Agent - Anti-Terrorism (Government)
  • Intelligence Specialist (Government)
  • International Peacekeeping Negotiator (Government)
  • Interpreter, Foreign Languages
  • Peace Corps Worker (Volunteer)
  • Congressional Aide (Government)
  • Interpreter, Foreign Languages
  • Political Scientist
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Translator, Foreign Languages
  • Travel Guide
  • Travel Writer (Journalist)

Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates

  • Prevent Child Abuse
  • Mirae Foundation
  • Fund for American Studies
  • Association of Hispanic Arts
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • ArtsPower National Touring Theatre
  • Guess. Inc.
  • Seattle Times
  • Women's Sports Foundation
  • WKTU
  • Historic Hudson Valley
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • Westfield Symphony Orchestra
  • New England Wildlife Center
  • Ortho-McNeill
  • New Jersey Law Journal
  • International Sports Publishing
  • Newark Museum
  • National Book Foundation
  • Prudential