On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Political Science majors, skills Political Science majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to *learn more about the Political Science program.*
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Political Science include:
- Account Analyst
- Corporate Counsel
- Deputy District Attorney
- Portfolio Manager
- Trade Policy Advisor
- Knowledge of Policy-Making: Political Science majors learn the process of policy-making through the study of many forms of government.
- Communications: The ability to write clearly and accurately, to edit and rewrite, and to inform and explain are skills strengthened by the major.
- Analytic Thinking: Political Science students learn to create and evaluate logical arguments.
- Close Reading: Majors dissect texts and documents to understand the subtleties.
Career-Related Web Sites
American Political Science Association - Online Resources to Find a Job
Ultimate Political Science Links - Explore links to major professional associations, areas of study, journals and publications
For additional career resources and links, please visit the *Job Search Web Links* page.