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Public Policy Degree Careers

The powerful arsenal of tools you’ll develop as a Public Policy major makes you an attractive candidate for positions in virtually any sector of the job market.

In particular, you may want to check out government agencies and international organizations, both of which need professionals who understand the dynamics of the policy environment and have the business, communication and diplomatic skills to make things happen.

Specific positions you can pursue with a Political Science major include:

  • Consultant
  • Foreign affairs officer
  • •Fundraiser
  • •Grant writer
  • •Health care administrator
  • •Journalist
  • •Legislative aide
  • •Policy analyst
  • •Research associate


Want to learn more? Check out these resources for more information on a career in public policy: