Your Political Science degree opens the doors for a wide variety of career opportunities.

  • Community Organizer
  • Non-Profit Leader & Specialist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • International NGO work
  • Lobbyist
  • Budget & Policy Analyst
  • Congressional Staffer
Journalism & Media
  • Commentator
  • Blogger & Columnist
  • Journalist
  • Attorney
  • Defense Attorney
  • Mediator
  • Prosecutor
  • Judge
  • Paralegal
Research & Teaching
  • Professor
  • Research Analyst
  • Freelance Writer

Download printable list: Careers in Political Science

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The Washington State Legislative Intern Program brings more than 70 college students to Olympia for a one-of-a-kind educational and professional opportunity. Two Seattle University Political Science students, Demetra Annest and Leslie Burnett, participated in the program during Winter Quarter 2017, supervised by Political Science instructor Dr. Patrick Schoettmer.