You love to discuss current events beyond sports scores or the latest meme. Congratulations! Political Science is looking for you. Now all your experience in high-school student government and the debate club can be put to good use as you build a career that can have a big impact on the world, and you'll have numerous internship opportunities at the local, state and national level.
Spend a semester interning in Washington, D.C., where you'll work with politicians and interest groups on real issues.
STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE
Spend a semester interning in Washington, D.C., where you'll work with politicians and campaign groups on real issues.
FLEXIBLE CAREER PATH
Political Science graduates have many options when it comes to careers. Set yourself up for a successful career in politics, law, business or public service after graduation.
Gain real-world experience through internships and academic seminars in Cincinnati and Washington, D.C., and the Ohio State Legislature, or study abroad in France, Ireland, Belgium, or Japan.
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During your four years here, you'll learn in a holistic environment that's as challenging as it is rewarding. At Xavier, classes are never taught by teaching assistants. Plus, tutors and peer-led instructors are available to make sure you always understand your coursework. In the Jesuit tradition, we call that Cura Personalis.
Political Science students have many options when it comes to choosing a career after graduation. Most graduates of the program have accepted jobs in
- City Planning
- Public Relations
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Campaign Fieldwork
- Legislative Aide
- Consumer Research
- Government Relations