Politics & Government

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
, 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
, Wells Fargo Securities
Programs Coordinator
, World Coffee Events
Chief Counsel
, Immigration and Customs
Finance Director
, First Transit, Inc.


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