Careers for Political Science majors

The most common careers people pursue after attaining a Political Science degree.

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Based on independent research and Sokanu's database of users, we have aggregated the top careers that people pursue after attaining a Political Science degree. Below you can browse our list of careers for Political Science majors. If you are curious about your fit with any of these careers, you can take our career test.

1. Political Scientist

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Political Scientist

Your Match?

Political scientists are part researcher, part analyst, and part forecaster.

2. Teacher

Teacher Teacher

Teacher

Your Match?

School is not only a place of academic learning, but of social learning as well.

3. Consultant

Consultant Consultant

Consultant

Your Match?

Are you an expert in a specific field?

4. Social Fundraiser

Social Fundraiser Social Fundraiser

Social Fundraiser

Your Match?

A social fundraiser is a public relations professional who works on behalf of businesses or non-profit organizations to raise funds via private donations or grants.

5. Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Your Match?

An executive assistant is seen as the face of an organization, and is someone who provides high-level administrative support to executives in a company or corporation.

6. Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Your Match?

A legal secretary plays a crucial role in the everyday workings of a law office.

7. Project Manager

Project Manager Project Manager

Project Manager

Your Match?

A project manager is a motivated and effective leader who is accountable for the success or failure of a project.

8. Technical Support Specialist

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Technical Support Specialist

Your Match?

A technical support specialist is someone who provides assistance and technical support to either businesses or consumers that are experiencing technical, hardware, or software issues.

9. Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager

Your Match?

A fundraising manager is someone who manages the fundraising department for an organization or nonprofit entity.

10. Paralegal

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Paralegal

Your Match?

A paralegal is someone who performs delegated legal work for which a lawyer is ultimately responsible.

11. Public Relations Specialist

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Public Relations Specialist

Your Match?

A public relations specialist is someone who creates and maintains a favourable public image for their employer or client.

12. Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Your Match?

Are you a natural leader who thrives on influencing and persuading others in business?