International RelationsB Get to know the course and the profession’s field of work, both abroad and in BrazilBy Writingaccess_time9 Jun 2012, 15h31 – Updated on 22 May 2019, 17h34chat_bubble_outlinemore_horiz (GE / Student Guide) Is the conduct of relations peoples, nations and companies in the political, economic, social, military, cultural, commercial and legal fields.
This bachelor analyzes the world scenario, investigates markets, risk of conflicts and the political situation of nations, assesses the possibilities of business, partnerships and international cooperation and advises investments and projects abroad. Promotes understandings between companies and governments of different countries, paving the way for exports, imports and bilateral (between two countries) or multilateral (with several nations) agreements.
Represents the interests of a country
state or city abroad in negotiations around exchange projects and promotional actions in the areas of tourism, business and education, among others. It also helps foreign companies to establish themselves in the country, taking care of legal procedures. and proposing changes in the organization’s culture so that it adapts to the local reality, when necessary.
- The internationalization of the economy expands the field of action of this professional, who can work in ministries, embassies, NGOs, city halls, state
- government and private companies. Domain of languages, in addition to English, is essential for the good
- exercise of the profession. Doubt of the entrance exam WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN TRADE?
The International Relations professional conducts relations between peoples, nations and companies, and promotes understanding for facilitate political, military, economic and cultural agreements. The Foreign Trade professional, on the other hand, deals specifically with the commercial exchange between nations, mainly of purchase and sales between companies from different countries. Handles numbers, quotes, customs clearance and contracts.
In the job market, however, they can be partners. In a commercial negotiation, for example, while the specialist in International Relations will act in the strategy and planning of the business and in the analysis of the market and its foreign policy, the Foreign Trade professional focuses on the closing of the commercial agreement and on the procedures for the operation to materialize.
International Relations or Translator and Interpreter?
Understand a little more about the career in International Relations, how is the job market and know where to study this degree! The career in International RelationsThe professional trained in International Relations contributes so that different countries can relate in a constructive way. The reason for this relationship can be commercial, political, economic, to establish bilateral or multilateral agreements, among others.
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International analyst: collect data and prepare reports on the international situation for government agencies, private companies and NGOs. Participate in the elaboration of cooperation programs with other nations. Foreign trade: identify trade opportunities and mediate the import and export of products with regard to legislation or international agreements.
- Diplomacy: act as a diplomat representing the country in other countries. In this case, it is necessary to take the Diplomatic Career Admission Competition promoted by the Rio Branco Institute. Teaching: with a postgraduate degree,
- teaching in Higher Education. Labor Market The graduate’s field of work is broad and offers the best opportunities in the private sector, where it is demanded
- mainly by financial institutions, multinationals, chambers of commerce and industry associations.
This is because globalization interconnects the productive and economic activities of all nations and, for companies, this internationalization means competing in foreign markets, taking advantage of the best chances for placing their products. The bachelor is prepared to analyze these opportunities and direct negotiations and the closing of international agreements. The public sector, another major employer, hires the graduate to adviseministries, agencies, municipal and state secretariats, consulates and other foreign representations.
All ministries have an International Relations
department that takes care of the agency’s relationship with the outside world. In addition, there is a process of internationalization of the public sectors, and many city halls already have professionals on their staff, ”explains Caroline Pavese, coordinator of the International Relations course at PUC-Minas. The area of education is a possibility for action. Finally, international institutions, such as the United Nations (UN) and the
- Southern Common Market (Mercosur), and NGOs, mainly those located in the largest urban centers, are also employers. Bodies such as the National Bank for Economic
- and Social Development (BNDES) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) also hire the undergraduate. The offer of
- vacancies is greater in the center-south of the country, mainly in the Rio-São Paulo axis and in Brasília, but there are vacancies in the capitals of the Northeast.
Course The curriculum is divided into three major areas: politics, law and economics. Students study a lot of sociology, economics and history. Issues of war and peace, the role of international organizations and regional integration are discussed. In practical classes, students simulate political and diplomatic negotiations. Commercial negotiation training is also available in some schools. The course requires a lot of reading and a command of foreign languages.
It is necessary for students to do internships in public or private companies or institutions that operate internationally. Some institutions have agreements with universities in Latin America and Europe to exchange their students, as is the case of PUC-SP. Schools require completion of course work and some, such as PUC Minas, require English proficiency testing to obtain the diploma. Attention: some institutions have specific approaches, such as marketing and business (ESPM-SP and RS ), international negotiation
(Candido Mendes University – RJ), regional integration (Unila). UFMG offers International Economic Relations and UFPE, Political Science with a degree in International Relations. International Relations: course, career and market The International Relations professional deals with communication between people from different nations, with different objectives.