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Careers and the Study of Political Science, 6th Ed. Careers and the Study of Political Science, 6th Ed.

This guide is a great resouce for today's undergraduate. This updated career guide explores the many career options available to poltiical science students and emphasizes the value of political science training. In additional to provideing specific information about various career paths, this guide will help students examine their own career preferences in the context of new technologies and global networks.

This newly revised sixth edition (August 2003) gives students insight about how to choose a career and the typical job markets that political science students enter. These area include:

  • Federal government
  • State and local government
  • Nonprofits
  • Law
  • Business
  • International Careers
  • Journalism
  • Campaigns and Polling
  • Precollegiate Education
  • MA/Ph.D. Careers
  • Public Service

Moreover, this new edition - in a new century - recognizes the far greater mobility across career sectors and flexibility in work settings in the United States and the rest of the world.


Careers and the Study of Political Science was conceived and designed for the American Political Science Association in 1974 by Mary H. Curzan. Careers was the first publication for students and their advisors of the then newly established "Division of Educational Affairs," made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Since then, more than 325,000 copies of the first five editions have been distributed.


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