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  • Do Not wait until you are near graduation to get a ready for your job/career search. You need to start preparing as soon as you get to UNF!
  • An internship can be crucial in making contacts and learning skills that can help you get a job after graduation.  An internship is not required in our major but recommended.
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Professional Career Options

Information for possible career choices:  For more information about what you can do with a major in Political Science, click here


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Careers in Political Science

Political Science Majors and Minors have a wide variety of career options.


Congressional Research         Politician            Int'l Market Researcher 
Government Relations for Corp.     Diplomat         City Manager 
Lobbyist / Organizer    Campaign Staff   Executive Assistant 
Executive Search Consultant        Labor Relations     Human Resources 
Security Intelligence Analyst  Financial Planner  Business Administrator 
Political Correspondent   Policy Analyst   Journalist    
Strategic Planning Consultant  Public Opinion Analyst   Technical Writer 
Education / Teacher / Instructor     Media Specialist   Political Consultant 
Human Rights Advocate   Public Relations Director      Urban Policy Planner 
Foreign Service Worker  Parole/Probation Officer   Legal Investigator 
Lawyer / Paralegal   Criminal Justice & Law   Editor      
Consumer Advocate   Government Affairs      Sales Manager 
Historical Archivist / Researcher   Social Worker  Event Planner 

Salary / Wage Range

NACE April 2014 Salary Survey reports an average starting salary of $41,600 a year.  

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Political Science and Public Administration Chair, Dr. Matthew Corrigan: Political Science Careers 

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