Careers in Political Science

Careers for majors in Political Science are thriving. These include:

  • Law (about 20% of all law students majored in political science)
  • Government and Public Administration (federal, state, and local government agencies actively recruit political science majors)
  • Military Service
  • International Organizations
  • Political Organizations
  • Journalism
  • Multinational Corporations (corporate-governmental affairs is a rapidly growing segment of the private sector)
  • Teaching (at the high school and university level)

The American Political Science Association (APSA) provides helpful information and links at the following sites: