Careers

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"The Political Science program always found a way to support me in my endeavors--for example, as an Honors Program student, the Department gave me access to a wide variety of books and resources during my one-on-one tutorials with Dr. Champney. The Department also made it possible for me to accept a summer internship on Capitol Hill through its Scully Honors Program, which gave me the much-needed financial resources to participate in that experience."

April Francia (Class of 2015)
Attorney at the law office of Robert H. Montgomery, III, Esq, P.C.

 

Where will Political Science take me?

A degree in political science will open doors for you to pursue graduate studies or to begin your career in such fields as government, sales & marketing, strategic communications, foreign service, military intelligence, journalism, legal profession, higher education, public relations, human resources, public administration, business, public policy, and non-profit administration.

Whether you want to be an attorney, F.B.I agent, State Department official, journalist, marketing professional, professor or something else entirely – a degree in political science will prepare you to take the lead in any path you choose. Read more about what you can do with a political science degree in Best Careers for Political Science Majors. For more information on careers go to The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development or speak with your advisor.

Over the last few years, recent alumni have secured positions at all different levels across a wide range of industries. Some of these positions include: