Political Science

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.

Internships

Intern in Washington D.C. or the state capitol in Columbus, where you'll work with politicians and interest groups on real issues.

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE


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Graduate School Prep

Work closely with professors to present a paper at a conference or publish in our undergraduate research journal, the Xavier Journal of Politics.

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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.

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FIRSTHAND EXPERIENCE

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.

Welcome to the Family

Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

After Graduation

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
  • Government Relations
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Campaign Fieldwork

  • Legislative Aide
  • Consumer Research

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