Political Science

So I'm a Political Science Major, Now What?

A degree in Political Science prepares students for careers in law, teaching, government service, legislative staffing, political consulting, interest group representation, international relations and business, as well as nonprofit. To learn more visit the Department of Political Science website.


Where Do My People Work?

Common Career Tracks


Where Do I Look for Opportunities?

Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.

General Job/Internship Boards



Industry Specific


How Can I Get Involved?

Students Clubs

Professional Organizations


How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?

Job Search Tips

Campus Resources