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.
- USA Jobs (Federal Job Board)
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Department of State
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- US House of Representatives
- US Senate
State and Local Government
- Government Jobs (State & Local Government Job Board)
- State of Texas Agencies and Universities
- State Government Jobs (agencies nationwide)
Careers in Law Enforcement
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