Employment and Graduate Studies

Arab Crossroads Studies majors bring a solid background in knowledge of the Arab world and Arabic to various job opportunities.

Graduates from this major also compete effectively for places at elite doctoral programs in the United States and around the world.

Fields of Employment

  • policy making
  • journalism
  • diplomacy
  • consulting
  • finance

Fields of Study

  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Arabic Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • They also do additional coursework in the social sciences, in sociology, or political science

The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi works with students to help improve interpersonal skills, find internship and job opportunities, and prepare for graduate school.

Where Are They Now?

Arab Crossroads Studies graduates from NYU Abu Dhabi are working and studying around the world. This is just a small sample.


  • Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
  • Freelance Writer

Further Studies

  • Langara College
  • Qasid Arabic Institute
  • Yale University

Doors Open with a NYUAD Degree 

Our alumni leave NYUAD with jobs and graduate schools lined up for them.

My Favorite Course in Arab Crossroads Studies

Course Spotlight

I really enjoy literature, especially its connection to or reflection of political movements and tendencies.