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What Kinds of Jobs Can PACS Majors get?

Peace and Conflict majors work in a wide array of fields - these are just some of the possibilities:

  • Human Resources professional
  • Professional social justice and/or social services work
  • Paralegal or attorney, especially Collaborative Law
  • Social worker
  • Business Executive or Manager; work in leadership development, organizational change and development
  • Psychotherapist, counselor
  • International Peacemaking including diplomatic work
  • Environmental/Public Policy Dispute Resolution
  • Public and participatory engagement processes
  • Intelligence work
  • Government agency work including in-house ADR specialist
  • Mediator, Arbitrator, Facilitator, professional Negotiator
  • Non-profit work/sector
  • Labor Relations work
  • Church/religious institutional and organizational change work
  • Organizational change and development work
  • K-12 and Higher Education work like running Restorative Justice and Peer Mediation programs
  • Ombuds or In-House Neutral
  • Educator or Professor
  • Policy analyst, think tank researcher, strategist
  • Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Or bring productive team management, problem solving, and productive conflict engagement skills to any job  

And many, many other paths!!