Examples of Careers in Political Science

(Information taken from a survey conducted by the APSA)

  • Investment Officer
  • Program Evaluator
  • Director of Policy Studies
  • Public Affairs Research Analyst
  • Deputy Secretary for Administration, State Department of Welfare
  • Plans and Review Officer, USIA
  • Assistant Deputy Secretary to Governor
  • Private Foundation Program Director
  • International Research Specialist
  • Senior Editor
  • Principal Secretary to Prime Minister
  • State Department, Director, Policy and Coordination
  • Associate Research Director, Advertising Firm
  • City Housing Manager
  • Advisor to Chairman of State Energy Commission
  • Attorney
  • Corporate Senior Advisor for Governmental Relations
  • Librarian

For more information refer to the APSA publications Careers and the Study of Political Science and Alternative Careers for Political Science.