Global Affairs
College of Humanities and Social Sciences


BA in Global Affairs

All students have opportunities for research, global engagement, public service, and career preparation.

  • If you are a highly motivated student, apply to the honors program, where you conduct independent research under the guidance of a faculty member.  Read more >>
  • Consider the accelerated master's program.
  • Apply to be a Global Politics Fellow. 
  • Study abroad with Mason Study Abroad program.
  • Develop valuable job skills by interning at places such as:
    • U.S. Department of State or the U.S. Congress
    • CIA or FBI
    • Foreign embassies in D.C. or U.S. embassies abroad
    • Amnesty International
Amy Busey

Amy Busey

Interning with the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training at the Foreign Services Institute

Amy was an intern with the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST) at the Foreign Services Institute (FSI). There she writes pieces for the web page and conducts research.

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Matthew Delgado

Matthew Delgado, 2019

Interning to create change

Matthew is interning with Hands 4 Others, a non-profit that empowers students to be global leaders who promote peace and global advocacy.

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Laura Hillard

Laura Hillard, 2019

Taking advantage of a well-rounded education

Laura is double majoring in economics and global affairs and using Mason's many opportunities to her advantage

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Mina Islam

Mina Islam, 2018

Interning with Women Against Violence

Mina had the opportunity to intern with one of the largest gender-based NGO's in the country, Women Against Violence.

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Hannah Matangos

Hannah Matangos

Gaining experience as a museum curator

Hannah interned at the Galleria d’Arte Mentana in Florence Italy where she helped research and select young contemporary artists for an exhibition and assisted with general gallery maintenance.

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Samantha Peralta

Samantha Peralta, 2018

Studying abroad to further enhance her education

Samantha studied abroad early in her academic career and found that it introduced her to lessons she couldn't only learn in the classroom.

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Rolando Flores Santos

Rolando Flores Santos, 2018

Interning at the Embassy of El Salvador

Rolando has gained valuable real-world experience interning at the Embassy of El Salvador in 2016.

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