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Jobs in Government

Jobs in Government

Students graduating with a political science degree often land entry-level positions in government offices. With experience, political science majors can aspire to high levels in national, state and local goverment.

Understanding the Options

The College Board Web site includes details on the following government jobs:

The American Political Science Association offers a publication and a video that provide in-depth information on careers for political science majors. See Careers and the Study of Political Science, 6th Ed. for ordering information.

Finding the Jobs

Job Source for Republicans

Political Job Classified Ads in DC Newspapers:
Roll Call News and The Hill

U.S. Department of Labor Jobs

General Accounting Office (GAO)

The Federal Government's Employment Information System

National Conference of State Legislatures

Careers In Government