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Political science graduates possess specialized knowledge and flexible skills that employers seek. Potential careers include: business, law, consulting, state, local and federal government, journalism, communications, interest groups, sales, nonprofits, teaching, criminal justice, finance and politics.

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Career web resources

Cistern online
Provides College of Charleston students and alumni information about available internship, job, and volunteer opportunities as well as contact information for career mentors in Charleston and elsewhere.

EMILY's List training program and Job Bank
A training program for political candidates and campaign staff and job bank that connects trainees and other political porfessionals with Democratic campaigns and progressive organizations looking for staff.

List of Think Tanks & NGOs worldwide
(Most of them have a careers/internship page within the individual sites.)

Federal government jobs

Jobs in Universities and Colleges

Info about Foreign Service, etc.

Graduate School Resources