Political Science - Career Center - CSU, Chico

Political Science

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Political Science degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Account Executive
Archivist
Border Patrol Agent
Branch Manager
Bureau of Diplomatic Security Agent
Buyer
Campaign Manager
College Professor
Communications Specialist
Chief Executive
Conservator
Corporate Investigator
Correctional Officer
Crime and Intelligence Analyst
Customs Inspector
Deputy Marshal
Detective
Education Administrator
Eligibility Worker
FBI, ATF, DEA, and INS Agent
Foreign Service Officer
Insurance Adjuster
International Trainer/HR
Journalist
Judge
Labor Relations Specialist
Law Enforcement Officer
Lawyer
Legislator
Lobbyist
Loss Prevention Agent
Management Consultant
Management Trainee
Market Research Analyst
Occupational Analyst
Occupational Heath and Safety Specialist
Paralegal
Parole and Probation Officer
Private Investigator
Public Relations Specialist
Real Estate Agent
Sales Manager
Secret Service Special Agent
Secondary School Teacher
Social/Community Service Manager
Social Service Worker
Student Services Administrator/Advisor
Underwriter
Urban Planner
Writer

Important:

  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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