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International Affairs Program

International Affairs (IA) is a dual major program that offers students an opportunity to understand the factors and forces that have shaped the contemporary world. The program covers all facets of international relations.

International Affairs is offered only as a dual major.

Find out more about the major and meet our faculty.

Student Profile

Vuochnear Ly

Originally from Cambodia, one reason Vuochnear Ly ’20 chose to attend Gettysburg was because of its proximity to Washington, D.C.

“I want to be a diplomat,” the political science and international affairs double major explained. “I love Gettysburg for the opportunities and events I have become involved in.”

Read about Ly's journey.


InternshipAt Gettysburg, 80% of students complete at least one internship or intensive career exploration experience by the time that they graduate. Obtaining an internship isn’t only an integral part of developing a successful career plan, but many students use these experiences to launch their first job post-graduation.

So how do they do it?

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