First Year Global, Political, Legal

Learn more about your future in global relations, politics, and law as a first-year student.

There are many ways to explore careers, apply your skills, and pursue your dreams at W. P. Carey. Our global, political, and legal community will provide you with on-demand career support and direction at every stage of your career management journey. Bookmark this page and return throughout the year to see what you need to know (and do!) now and later. Here you’ll find resources, advice, events, personal connections, and other career opportunities — created and curated for first-year business law, global leadership, politics, language and culture, and public service students.

  • Business Law

    Learn about legal theories, explore ethical issues, and become well-versed in the regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. A W. P. Carey business degree in law gives you the tools you need to thrive in a variety of industries, ranging from new business ventures to corporate or agency compliance.

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  • Global Leadership

    Lead on a global scale and become fluent in cultural sensitivity and awareness. Graduate ready for opportunities in management, business development, politics, law, consulting, and international relations, and more. With your business degree from W. P. Carey, be prepared to contribute to the business world, and bridge cultural divides for centuries to come.

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  • Global Politics

    Launch a career in law, journalism, public relations, information analysis, market research, or campaign and issue management. Leverage strong leadership skills to overcome today’s challenges and help facilitate cooperation between, government, academia, and civil society with a business degree in global politics at W. P. Carey.

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  • Language and Culture

    Delivering in-depth language and cultural expertise in an area of your choosing, the W. P. Carey business degree in language and culture prepares you to lead on a global scale, and map your professional future across every country and industry imaginable. Learn to speak the language of business and pursue a world of opportunities when you graduate.

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  • Public Service and Public Policy

    Examine public service and public policy through multiple lenses, and address big challenges in a practical way. This W. P. Carey business degree prepares you to become a catalyst for change in your field of choice. Graduate ready to launch your career or embark on graduate programs in public administration, public policy, law, government, and nonprofit administration.

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Identify what’s now and next in your journey

Remember, career management is a lifelong process — and every effective plan starts with a thoughtful strategy. Learn more about career management at W. P. Carey, and the other key elements of your journey. This page includes relevant ways to move forward based on your current year and career path.

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What You Need to Know

Explore targeted perspectives written for you by career experts. Updated throughout the year, this content is designed to match your current needs and delivered when you need it most.

Career Courses

Explore the curriculum that launches W. P. Carey careers. Timed and designed to align with your program of study, you will engage in courses that directly support your career confidence, capabilities, and prospects.

WPC 148 Intro to Career Development

Prof. Career Management Career Coach
Course Description: Building career skills, interests and strengths as a college student. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): Business major; minimum 12 hours; Pre- or…


Featured Resources

These resources have been specifically curated to aid you in your career goal setting and job search.

Vault Guides

Vault Guides offer detailed industry overviews and outlooks to help you dig into your research, make career decisions, and prepare for interviews.

Vault Guide to Foreign Trade Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Import Export Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Politics, Public Policy, and Activism Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Student Organizations

Joining student clubs and organizations comes with many benefits. Develop leadership skills, learn to work in a team, add new connections to your network, and more. To view club events, click on Learn more within each club listing.

ASU Mentor Network

Mentoring makes a difference. Connect with ASU alums and community members to access support for your own professional development and gain career insights from people who've been there.

Ashlee Atkins

Faculty/Staff
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Diversity Manager ASU Enterprise Partners
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST International Rescue Committee
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Director of Business Development Tempe Chamber of Commerce
  • Seattle, WA
  • Senior Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Washington & Alaska Chapter

Mark Adaoag

Faculty/Staff
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Assistant Director Arizona State University
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Research Aide Arizona State University
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • Volunteer Attorney, Elder Law Project Women's Bar Foundation of Massachusetts

Veronica Aguilar

Faculty/Staff
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Associate Director of Alumni Career Services Arizona State University
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Player Development Phoenix Suns
  • Houston, TX
  • Sales Coordinator Total Traffic & Weather Network

Fred Amador

Professional (non-alumni)
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Counseling Faculty Phoenix College
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Library Board Trustee City of Covina