Many political science majors obtain jobs working for local, state, or federal government including Congressional aids, campaign managers, state representatives, county/city officials, etc. They can also obtain jobs working for government agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, State Board of Education, Social Security Office, Department of Public Aid, and others.
|Public policy||Program administration||Regional planning|
|City or town management||Intelligence||Foreign Service|
|Law enforcement||Legislative, executive, judicial services||Detective|
|Research||Federal or state government services|
Law is a common route for many political science majors. Political science is one of the best undergraduate majors for students who want to go law school because of its emphasis on conceptual thinking and public affairs. Graduate degree required.
Business and Private Agencies
Political science majors develop an awareness of political, social, and economic trends affecting the business community. Many of them obtain employment in fields including insurance agencies, agricultural businesses, financial institutes, and consulting firms.
|Elected/appointed official||Campaign management||Staff administration|
|Special interest advocacy||Political scientist|
|Editing||Reporter / correspondents||Sales|
|News programming / analyst||Production|
Department of Social Sciences
Location: Polytechnic United
Methodist Church, Suite 217
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm