Politics is about the struggle over power, authority, freedom, security and peace-the core issues of public life. The Department of Politics and Government trains students to understand these issues at the local, national, and international level, by providing a wide-ranging yet integrated study of politics and governance.
Politics & Government graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:
Legal Assistant, Clark & Jones, LLC
Communications Manager, Starbucks Corp.
Attorney, Brooks Law, P.C.
Associate Officer, Population Services Int’l
President, Mead Brown Vacation Rentals
Senior Consultant, Moody’s Investor Services
Executive Director, Carbonfund.org Foundation
Assignment Correspondent, ABC News
Special Agent, US Department of State
Senior Paralegal, Sadler Law Firm, P.S.
Senior Software Developer, AT&T
Associate, Wells Fargo Securities
Programs Coordinator, World Coffee Events
Chief Counsel, Immigration and Customs
Finance Director, First Transit, Inc.
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