Careers in Political Science

Political Science majors gain a broad understanding of politics and government leading to a wide range of exciting careers options. Graduates of our programs find success in a variety of disciplines within Political Science:

  • Federal Government
  • State and Local Government
  • Nonprofits,  Interest Groups, and Advocacy
  • Law
  • Business
  • International Organizations
  • Journalism
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Public Service
  • Diplomacy/ Foreign Service

Interested in Security Studies Careers?

The best way to gain experience and maximize your opportunity for a great career starts with an internship. If you interested in Security Studies but are not sure where to start, take a look at:

Please contact Dr. Kaltenthaler about the Security Studies program and discuss the amazing opportunities that await you!

UA Career Services

Career Services provides career advising and programming while you develop valuable relationships with employers and campus partners. This service provides you with ample opportunities for experiential learning and career development and placement during and after your time at UA.

Some of what Career Services can help you with:

  • Cover letter writing
  • Prepare for graduate school
  • Interviewing
  • Job search
  • Resume writing
  • On-campus Career Fairs

Other resources:

What do Arts & Sciences graduates become?

Companies founded or headed by an Arts & Sciences graduate include:

  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • CNN
  • DirecTV
  • eBay
  • NBC Universal
  • Pinterest
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Starbucks
  • Pepsico