Political Science Careers

What do Political Science graduates do?

A degree in political science can qualify you for many different careers in the private sector, the non-profit sector, and in state, federal and international agencies.

Political science also provides an excellent foundation for those interested in graduate studies in law, public policy, and or international affairs.

Career Opportunities

Budget Analyst
Campaign Worker
CIA Agent
City Planner
Congressional Committee Staff Member
Corporate Legislative Issues Manager
Diplomat
Financial Services Representative
Foreign Affairs Officer
Human Resources Specialist
Intelligence Analyst
Journalist
Lawyer
Legislator
Lobbyist
Mediator
Nonprofit Management
Paralegal
Policy Researcher/Analyst
Political Director
Politician
Peace Corps
Probation Officer
Professor
Public Relations
Sales Representative
State Government Office Staff
Town Manager
Trade Policy Analyst
Women’s Policy Analyst