Politics matter on a local, national and international level. Our students know that, and they know they can make a difference through politics.
Some of our students make this difference by working in public policy, some pursue law degrees, and others immerse themselves in international relations.
Rhodes Scholar - Truman Scholar - Fulbright Winner
Rachel Mullin (CSB '14) was a Truman Scholar as a junior, earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Malaysia as a senior, and was named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar. She will study at Oxford University pursuing two master degrees, the first in refugees and forced migration studies, and the second in international diplomacy and global governance.
December 14, 2015
By Annie Dittberner '17
After Bridget Cummings spent a summer in Washington D.C., she wanted to go back.
And back again.
The 2015 graduate participated in two internships over two summers in Washington. When she graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in May, she started working full-time at the White House in August.
I'm currently the Operations Manager at New Blue Interactive, a boutique digital fundraising firm in Washington DC that specializes in Democratic races, including congressional races and state parties.
The best thing about a my political science degree is that it prepared me for not only work in politics but working in a variety of fields, where I can have confidence in what I am doing, how I am approaching issues, and how I am presenting solutions to others.
Two in a Row for the Political Science Department!
Tyler Brown was named a 2014 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Read his story.
Rachel Mullin was named a 2013 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Read her story.
Our department has a proud history of Truman Scholars: