With your degree in political science, you're ready to work in many different fields or even continue your education in graduate school or law school. After graduation, you can work in business, politics, government organizations, journalism and more. Check out the different jobs you can get with your degree in political science.
Work for the government or in politics
Many political science majors work for the local, state or federal government in positions such as congressional aides, campaign managers, state representatives, county or city officials and more. You can also work for different government agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, State Board of Education and Social Security Office.
|City or Town Management
Become a lawyer
Political science is a great undergraduate major for students who want to go to law school. You'll continue to use your conceptual thinking skills and your knowledge of public affairs in your career.
Work in a business or private agency
As a political science major, you're developing an awareness of political, social and economic trends that affect the business community. You can get a job in several fields including insurance, agricultural business, financial institutes and consulting firms.
|Human Resources Specialist
|Public Relation Specialist