University of Vermont

CALS Community and International Development Major

Community and International Development

Alumni with degrees in Community & International Development pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Community & International Development.

Job Title

Career Industry

Event Planner/Marketing Education
Contract Specialist Federal Government
Customer Relationship & Marketing Specialist Sustainable Construction Materials
Land Treatment Planner Environmental Conservation
Marketing Manager Business Marketing
Office Administration Education
Portfolio Associate Financial Services
Program Specialist Non-profit Administration
Supply Chain Researcher Wildlife Conservation
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board Non-profit Administration

Recent Employers

AmeriCorps Big Brother Big Sisters
Booz Allen Hamilton IceStone LLC
Root Capital Sun Senter Studios
Trader Joe’s University of Vermont
World Wildlife Fund

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Community & International Development

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Examining all pertinent data
Developing new and creative solutions for old problems

Leading teams of people
Give detailed instructions
Adaptability
Manage people and activities

Speaks, reads, and write proficiently
Public speaking skills
Clarifying complex ideas and thoughts

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Observing people
Gathering and synthesizing data
Testing ideas and hypotheses

Planning and administering programs
Time management

Planning and budgeting accurately
Organizing people, materials, and information

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Evaluate issues, problems, and events with colleagues to brainstorm improved solutions

Ability to understand the value of different people and ideas
Sensitive to the needs of diverse communities

Model, evaluate and problem solve local and global community issues using applied economics, communication skills, and public policy foundation

To learn more about majoring in Community & International Development at UVM go to: https://www.uvm.edu/~cdae/?Page=community-and-international-development.html

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