A political science degree opens a variety of career doors including in local, state and federal government jobs, international affairs, public policy, politics and elections, consulting work and education. In addition, many of our political science graduates continue on to law school.
Here is a sample list of job titles for political science majors:
- Intelligence analyst
- Grant writer
- Legal assistant
- Employment recruiter
- Program coordinator, non-profit organization
- Political researcher
- Fundraising specialist
- Elections coordinator
For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook. OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.