Asian Studies

General Career Information

Careers for Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages Majors
UTexas’ extensive list of possible job fields.

What Can I do With a Bachelor’s Degree in Asian Studies?
Career possibilities and links to different corresponding sites.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The following links cover the entire range of area studies careers described in the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

International Institute for Asian Studies
The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a research and exchange platform that encourages the multidisciplinary and comparative study of Asia while actively promoting national and international co-operation.

Graduate and Professional Schools

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US News and World Reports
Listing of the best graduate schools in Engineering. As with all rankings, make sure that you take them with a grain of salt.
This is a comprehensive website that provides information about where graduate programs are offered throughout the nation.

This is a database to help find where graduate programs are offered throughout the U.S.

Come to the Career Resources Room to view the CHOICES lab version of graduate schools.

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Idealist (Non-Profit Jobs)
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UCSB Career Services “Job Links” section
Check out job links in the following categories: Local/CA, National, International, Industry Specific, UCSB Careers by Majors and Diversity.

Professional Associations

The Association for Asian Studies
The Association for Asian Studies (AAS)—the largest society of its kind, with approximately 8,000 members worldwide—is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia.

Association for Asian American Studies
The Association for Asian American Studies was founded in 1979 for the purpose of advancing the highest professional standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies while promotion better understanding and closer ties between and among various sub-components within Asian American Studies.

UCSB Resources

UCSB General Catalog

UCSB Office of Student Life

UCSB Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

UCSB Education Abroad Program (EAP)

UCSB Chinese Language Program

UCSB Japanese Language Program

UCSB Asian Studies Department Centers and Resources

Career Resource Room

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