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Montana State University
P.O. Box 172360
Bozeman, MT 59717-2360

Tel: (406) 994-4288
Fax: (406) 994-7580
E-mail: lands@montana.edu
Location: 2-205 Wilson Hall

Dean:

Nicol C. Rae
nicol.rae@montana.edu

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Careers with a Degree in Political Science

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What Can I Do With a Major in Political Science?

Some examples of careers for political science majors include:

• Activist, advocate or organizer
• Archivist
• Budget examiner or analyst
• Attorney
• Campaign operative
• CIA analyst or agent
• City planner
• City housing administrator
• Congressional staffer
• Communications director
• Corporate analyst
• Corporate public affairs advisor
• Corporate economist
• Corporate manager
• Corporate information analyst
• Corporate adviser for governmental relations
• Corporate executive
• Corporate legislative issues manager
• Customs officer
• Editor, political journal
• Federal government analyst
• Financial consultant
• Foreign service officer
• High school government teacher
• Immigration officer
• Intelligence officer
• International agency officer
• International research specialist
• Issues analyst
• Journalist
• Juvenile justice specialist
• Labor relations specialist
• Legislative analyst/coordinator
• Lobbyist
• Management analyst
• Mediator
• Policy analyst
• Political commentator
• Pollster
• Public administration
• Public affairs research analyst
• Public opinion analyst
• Research analyst
• State legislator
• Survey analyst
• Systems analyst
• Teacher
• University administrator
• University professor
• Urban policy planner

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