Graduates in international relations can choose from a wide variety of employment opportunities, often moving from one type of career to another, from government to business, from public to private, or from the governmental to the non-governmental sector, for example. The most common careers in international relations are in international gov­ernmental organisations such as the United Nations and other similar institutions, in diplomacy, EU institutions, international NGOs, and in the private sector, working for multinational corporations; and in research institutions, in higher education or in international think tanks.