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Careers in Political Science

A bachelor's degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state, and local governments; law; business; international organizations; non-profit associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; pre-collegiate education; electoral politics; research; and college and university teaching.

Political science majors gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas.

Careers for Political Scientists

~ Activist, Advocate/Organizer ~ Administration, Corporate, Government, Non-Profit, etc. ~ Archivist, Online Political Data ~ Attorney ~ Banking Analyst or Executive ~ Budget Examiner or Analyst ~ Campaign Operative ~ Career Counselor ~ CIA Analyst or Agent ~ City Housing Administrator ~ City Planner ~ Communications Director ~ Congressional Office/Committee Staffer ~ Coordinator of Federal or State Aid ~ Corporate Adviser for Governmental Relations ~ Corporate Analyst ~ Corporate Economist ~ Corporate Executive ~ Corporate Information Analyst ~ Corporate Manager ~ Corporate Public Affairs Advisor ~ Customs Officer ~ Editor, Online Political Journal ~ Entrepreneur ~ Federal Government Analyst ~ Federal Government Analyst ~ Financial Consultant ~ Foreign Service Officer ~ Foundation President ~ Free-lance Writer ~ High School Government Teacher ~ Immigration Officer ~ Information Manager ~ Intelligence Officer ~ International Agency Officer ~ International Research Specialist ~ Issues Analyst, Corporate Social Policy Division ~ Journalist ~ Juvenile Justice Specialist ~ Labor Relations Specialist ~ Legislative Analyst/Coordinator ~ Lobbyist ~ Management Analyst ~ Mediator ~ Plans and Review Officer, USIA ~ Policy Analyst ~ Political Commentator ~ Pollster ~ Public Affairs Research Analyst ~ Public Opinion Analyst ~ Publisher ~ Research Analyst ~ State Legislator ~ Survey Analyst ~ Systems Analyst ~ Teacher ~ University Administrator ~ University Professor ~ Urban Policy Planner ~ Web Content Editor ~

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