What Can I Do With a Major in Politics?
The major in politics offers students the opportunity to examine politics from a variety of theoretical, cultural, and methodological perspectives. By raising fundamental questions about politics, courses encourage students to reflect carefully about the behaviors, institutions, ideologies, and dynamics of political life.
- Local, State, Federal Government: Public Policy, Regional Planning Program Administration, Foreign Service, Intelligence, Law| Mediation, Elected Office, Campaign Management, Staff Administration, Lobbying, Political Advising, International Affairs, Policy Analysis, Human Rights, Sales, Human Resources, Management, Public Relations, Market Research
- Non-Profit: Administration, Public Relations, Development, Grants, Media, Teaching, Information/Library Science, Student Affairs
- Institute for Higher Education Policy, Washington, D.C.
- WHYY (public radio station), Philadelphia
- Wolf, Haldenstein (law firm), New York, NY
- Mano en Mano, Milbridge, Maine
- Citizens for Global Solutions
- National Journal, Hotline
- New York Civil Liberties Union
- Research Intern, American Bridges 21st Century
- EMC Corporation
- Maine People’s Alliance
- Boston University, School of Public Health
- George Washington University, M.A. Security Policy Studies
- University of Pennsylvania, School of Law
- University of the Pacific, Master’s
- American University, Law School
- New York University, Law School