Career Options in History, Government, and Political Science

History, government, and political science majors can choose from a variety of rewarding careers in the fields of politics, law, and teaching. Work settings are as diverse as your imagination, from museums to insurance giants. This diverse course of study boasts opportunities galore.

For more details, check out the What Can I Do With This Major website and contact Career Services for an appointment.

Sample Jobs From Handshake

  • Policy Analyst
  • Community Organizer
  • Campaign Manager
  • Press Officer
  • Museum Docent
  • Congressional Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Community Liaison
  • Government Relations Associate
  • Editorial Assistant

Professional Association Highlights

American Historical Association
American Political Science Association
Young Professionals in Government (YPG)