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School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
Kathleen Hastings
School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

School of International Studies

The School of International Studies (SIS) is Pacific's window to the world. Through international, interdisciplinary and intercultural immersion, we prepare students to succeed in a variety of professions in industry, government, not-for-profit organizations and educational institutions. View our entire course catalog here >>

Tina Chiang '18, with Paul Oliva, US Embassy, Kuala Lumpur
Summer Internship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tina Chiang '18, was chosen to work at the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur - US Commercial Service Malaysia as a volunteer intern with SIS Board member, Alum, and Commercial Officer, Paul Oliva.

Summer Internship for SIS students at Desarrollo Rural de Hidalgo
Summer Internship in Mexico

Ashlee Frandell '15, Amy Wyckoff '15, Laurel Klafehn'16, Will Matthews '16, and Shani Boyd '17 are working for an NGO, Desarrollo Rural de Hidalgo (Rural Development of Hidalgo - DERHGO) as English teachers/tutors for development projects in Mexico.

Joe Butler '16, summer internship University of Central Florida Dept. of Political Science
Summer Internship in Florida

Joe Butler '16, is interning as a research assistant in Security Studies at University of Central Florida's Department of Political Science, the program is part of "Preparing Future Researchers."


Interested SIS Juniors and Seniors are invited to apply to be a delegate at the 67th Annual SCUSA conference at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The conference is designed for undergraduates working in the disciplines of international relations, economics, political science, and related social science fields. This year's conference will be held Wednesday, November 4th-Saturday, November 7th, 2015.  The conference theme is "Confronting Inequality: Wealth, Rights, and Power." <MORE>

Former Dean, Margee Ensign in the news

In northern Nigeria, a fearless American educator has created a refuge for young women desperate to evade the terrorist group Boko Haram. She is Margee Ensign, president of the American University of Nigeria and past dean of the School of International Studies. Read more >>

SIS Welcomes New and Returning Students

The School of Internaitonal Studies kicked-off the new semester with a Welcome Reception for new and returning students, international exchange students, facutly and staff. The event included a game of SIS Bingo where students were challenged to try to find five people at the event who had done the following: missed a flight abroad, couldn't find the Classroom Building, studied abroad in Malta, lived in Swaziland, ran the Paris Marathon, etc. First year student, Chris Yankowski was the first student to get Bingo! View pictures >>

Downtown Stockton

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Why I chose SIS

Maya Campbell Unsoeld (2012) - Why I chose SIS at Pacific

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