Career Resources | Department of Political Science

Career Resources

Have you ever wondered what you can do with a political science degree? The American Political Science Association provides information on potential career paths and earnings for political science graduates.

A political science degree opens the door to jobs in public, non-profit, and private organizations. See the resources below to read more about careers in government, a popular path for political science graduates.

For a more comprehensive list of resources, visit the Career Center in Chestnut Hall 311.

Federal Government

State and Local Government

Careers in Law Enforcement

Non-Profit

Other Helpful Links

  • UNT Career Center - career advising, job shadowing, mock interviews, networking events
  • Eagle Careers - job listings (on and off campus), career fairs, professional development resources

5 Marketable Skills for a BA in Political Science

  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Collaborative and Team-based Partnerships
  • Leadership and Interpersonal

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