East Asian Studies

Please visit the Department of East Asian Studies for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent East Asian Studies Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Product Development Coordinator - Estee Lauder Companies, New York, NY
  • Consultant - IBM Global Business, New York, NY
  • Founder, CEO - Ippaco, Princeton, NJ
  • Teacher in Residence - MATCH Public Charter High School, Boston, MA
  • Account Executive/Creative - Avantgarde, Munich, Germany
  • Associate Consultant - Bain & Company, New York, NY
  • Associate - Monitor, San Francisco, CA
  • Analyst - Credit Suisse, Tokyo, Japan
  • Analyst - Morgan Stanley, New York, NY
  • Teacher - Teach For America, New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - YK Pao School, Shanghai, China
  • Paralegal (Princeton in Asia) - Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, Hong Kong, China
  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Education Through Music, New York, NY
  • Acting, Theater and Film - University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.Phil., International Relations - Oxford University, UK
  • J.D. - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • M.A., International Education Development - Columbia University, New York, NY

Internships of Recent East Asian Studies Majors

  • Translation Intern - Watching America, Washington DC
  • Documentation Intern - Informatica Corporation, Redwood City, CA
  • Student Leader (Princeton in Asia) - Summer of Service, Jishou, China
  • Mellon Mays Foundation Fellow - The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY
  • Engineering Intern - Infragistics, East Windsor, NJ
  • Summer Analyst - Deutsche Securities Inc., Tokyo, Japan
  • Intern - FXCM, San Francisco, CA
  • Radio TV and News Intern - MRO Hokuriku HouSou, Kanazawa, Japan

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.