What to do after security studies?

    • Thread Starter

    Hi all!

    I have a little inquiry concerning my future MA in International Security and Terrorism, for which I got an offer at Notts. Indeed, I hesitate between two field of activity, organisations such as NATO or private sector (insurance business).
    I will only start this degree in september BUT I need to know what to do next, because the course doesn't prepare for a particular career, I will have to concentrate on particular skills that are different upon the chosen field, know what I mean?
    E.g: If I wanna work for NATO, I would need to write a dissertation focused on security policy, but if I wanna work in the insurance business, I would preferably write sth on the cost of terrorism for insurance companies, or sth similar.

    So finally comes my question: how to choose? Because as far as I checked, working in both field seems very competitive, with 1% success for NATO internship and slighly better for insurance business!

    you need to get networking!

    Political/terrorism risk insurance, private security, civil service, risk assessments for oil and gas, infrastructure, et al.. It is very niche, but there are directly relevant jobs out there.
    • Thread Starter

    Hi, thanx for quick answering!

    Actually, I think I shall call some HR of insurance companies + a responsible for my degree, in order to set up my mind and choose a career field!
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