Careers in Political Science

Careers in Political Science

Political science majors qualify for many different careers in private and public sector organizations, including careers in business, the law, local, state and federal government, journalism, international organizations and finance, political campaigns, interest groups, and teaching at the primary, secondary and college levels.  Political science training also provides valuable preparation for participation in community organizations, electoral politics, social movements, and even those seeking elected or appointed positions.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The U.S. Department of Labor provides the OOH to help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Many different professions can suit your skills, interests, and goals. You can learn about 140 different industries, careeer fields, and thousands of professions at this site accesible through the UA Library.