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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
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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

 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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