Near Eastern Studies

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

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Near Eastern Studies Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Consultant - Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC
  • Teacher - Bishop McNamara High School, Forestville, MD
  • Associate Consultant - Monitor Company Group, LLC, New York, NY
  • Project Manager Associate - Park IP Translations, New York, NY
  • Legal Analyst - Sherman & Sterling LLP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Story Coordinator - Inside Edition, New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - Ministry of Education, Singapore
  • Intern/Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Heads Up! Pediatric Literacy Program, New York, NY
  • Teacher - Teach For America, Colorado Springs, CO

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.A., Middle Eastern Studies - Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • M.F.A., Screen & Television Writing - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • M.A., Near Eastern Studies - George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • M.Div., Islamic Studies - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • M.A., Middle Eastern History - Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Internships of Recent Near Eastern Studies Majors

  • Intern - Office of Senator Harry Reid, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC
  • Foreign Policy and Defense Intern - American Enterprise Institute (AEI) for Public Policy Research, Washington, DC
  • Research Assistant - Department of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Summer Intern - International Center for Black Seas Studies, Athens, Greece
  • Research Intern - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Washington, DC

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.