Careers

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

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

Download printable list: Careers in Political Science

Contact Us

Rose Ernst, PhD
Chair
206.398.4414
ernstr@seattleu.edu

Patrick Schoettmer, PhD
Internship Coordinator 
206.296.5460
schoettp@seattleu.edu

Joanna Mendoza
Administrative Assistant
206.296.5460
mendoz15@seattleu.edu

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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.