Political Science

The list that follows are the FIRST JOBS TAKEN and GRADUATE SCHOOLS ATTENDED by Political Science majors immediately after their graduation. The data are collected from Career Services' annual survey of students graduating from the College. This list includes graduation years 2011, 2012, and 2013.

For the most recent data on broken down by major, please visit our Career Plan Survery reports and go to the major specific pages: 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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JOBS TAKEN BY POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJORS BY INDUSTRY

Communications
Law/Legal Services
Consulting
Manufacturing
Elementary/Secondary/Higher EducationNon-Profit/Social Service
Financial Services Other Services
GovernmentRetail/Wholesale
HealthcareTechnology


Communications

Organization Title
Agency.comAssistant Account Executive
Alipes CMEDigital Strategy intern (2011)
Atlantic, TheWeb Producer (2010)
Atlantic Media CompanyIntern, Editorial
APCO Worldwide
Project Assistant
Campaign GroupOffice Manager
Chasen & Co.Account Executive
Cleveland Public TheatreArtistic Intern (2012)
Cline Davis & Mann, Inc.Team Support Manager
ConverseonJunior Research Analyst (2010)
ESPNAccount Service Representative (2010)
FOX NewsFreelance Production Assistant
Hearst MediaReporter (2012)
Mack Crounse GroupAccount Manager
Maximum Films and ManagementSummer Intern (2011)
Maloney and FoxPR Intern (2010)
MSNBCAnchor Producer (2010)
Production Assistant
Penn, Schoen, BerlandAnalyst (2010 (2))
Pearson Inc.Project Temp (2010)
Rachael Ray Show, ThePost Production Coordinator
Stage 2 NetworksN/A
Sterling Publishing Children's DivisionIntern
Wall Street JournalBartley Fellow
Warner Brothers TelevisionSenior Secretary/Intern (2011)
Young and RubicamN/A

Consulting

Organization Title
AccentureAnalyst (3)
Business Analyst (2011)
Alvarez and MarsalBusiness Consultant
Argus Information AnalystsAnalyst
AT KearneyBusiness Analyst (2012)
Avalere HealthAssociate (2012)
Avascent Group, TheUndergraduate Analyst (2010)
Analyst (2012)
Axia LimitedAssociate Consultant
Bain & CompanyAssociate Consultant (2011 (2))
Booz Allen HamiltonConsultant (2012)
Level 1 Consultant
Boston Consulting GroupAnalyst (2010)
Associate (2010, 2012)
Associate Consultant
Cornerstone ResearchAnalyst (2)
Corporate Executive BoardResearch Analyst
Deloitte ConsultingAnalyst (2)
Business Analyst (2010 (2))
Business Technology Analyst
Economic Consultant
Human Captial Analyst (2012)
Dewey Square GroupN/A
Ernst & YoungStaff
Eurasia GroupIndia Researcher (2011)
Global eProcureAnalyst
Glover Park Group, TheN/A
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner ResearchN/A (2011)
IBMIncentive Analyst
IBM ConsultingConsultant
IBM Global Business ServicesFinancial Management Consultant
Insight GlobalRecruiter (2010)
IMS HealthAnalyst (2011)
Business Analyst (2012)
L.E.K. ConsultingAssociate
Leitner GroupAssociate
Lustick ConsultingAnalyst (2)
Marstel-DayResearch Associate
Michael Page International
Assocaite Recruitment Consultant
Monitor GroupConsultant
Nancy Jacobson ConsultingN/A (2010)
Nexight Group
Research Analyst
Oliver WymanN/A (2010)
Research Analyst
Orion Consultants
Associate Consultant
Penn Schoen Berland
Analyst (2011)
Peter D Hart Research AssociatesAssistant Analyst (2)
Public CatalystResearch and Policy Associate (2011)
PRTMConsultant
SRA InternationalAssociate
Stax
Associate
Stone's PhonesAssistant Account Executive
Whitaker GroupGlobal Health Fellow

Elementary/Secondary/Higher Education

Organization Title
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action LabResearch Associate
Alliance for Catholic EducationTeacher (2011)
AmeriCorps Vista - North Star AcademyCommunity Engagement Coordinator (2011)
Asia Pacific International SchoolTeaching Fellow
China ESLEnglish Teacher
Chungdahm Learning CenterEnglish Language Instructor
Dublin InstituteTeacher (2010)
Episcopal AcademyMajor Gifts Officer (2012)
First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy5th Grade Teacher
Freie UniversitatResearch Fellow (2011)
Georgetown UniversityN/A (2010)
International School of KenyaCommunications Intern (2012)
JET ProgramAssistant Language Teacher
Khan Language SchoolEnglish Instructor
LanguageCorpsTeacher (2010)
Mastery Charter Schools
Associate Physics Instructor
Middlesex SchoolAdmissions Intern (2010)
New York City Teaching FellowsN/A
Oakland Unified School DistrictTeacher
Philadelphia Teaching FellowsTeacher
Princeton in AsiaEnglish Teacher
Sabis International SchoolsTeacher
St. Paul's SchoolTeaching Assistant
Teach for AmericaN/A (2)
Bilingual Teacher (K-8)
Elementary School Teacher
Secondary Spanish Teacher
Teacher (2010 (5), 2011 (4))
Teach for ChinaTeaching Fellow (2011)
University of PennsylvaniaAdmissions Counselor (2011)
Administrative Coordinator
Associate Director
Research Assistant
Research Intern (2010)
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolEditorial Assistant (2011)
Urban Prep AcademiesUrban Prep Fellow (2010)
Winchester CollegePhysical Education Coordinator (2011)

Financial Services

Organization Title
Albright Stonebridge GroupIntern, Middle East Research Associate
American Securitization ForumAnalyst
Apollo ManagementHuman Resources Analyst (2010)
Atlas Holdings LLCAnalyst
Bank of AmericaAnalyst
Financial Analyst
Analyst
Barclays CapitalInvestment Banking Analyst
Analyst (2011 (2), 2012)
BlackRock
Analyst
The Blackstone Group
Technology Analyst
Bridgewater AssociatesOperations Associate
Cambridge AssociatesJunior Associate (2011)
Canyon PartnersAnalyst (2010)
Capital Group Companies, TheAssociate (2011)
CitiAnalyst (2011 (3))
Citigroup

Credit SuisseAnalyst (2011)
Foreign Exchange Sales (2011)
D.E. ShawContract Analyst
Deutsche BankAnalyst
EIMJunior Research Analyst
Ernst & Young
Staff (2011, 2012)
GFI GroupN/A
Goldman SachsAnalyst (2012)
Investment Banking Analyst
Graham PartnersAnalyst
HiscoxTerrorism Underwriter Trainee
Houlihan Lokey Howard & ZukinAnalyst
Financial Analyst
Insight Venture PartnersAnalyst
Inter-American Development BankConsultant (2011)
J.H. CohnProposal Specialist
JPMorgan ChaseAnalyst (2011 (3))
Julius BaerIntern
Jupiter Fund Management PLCAnalyst (2011)
Laidlaw and CompanyN/A
Lazard Freres & Co. LLCAnalyst
Lehman BrothersAnalyst (2)
Lincoln Financial GroupHuman Resources Associate (2010)
Inbound Sales Representative
Loews Corporation
Research Assistant
MacQuarie Captial
Analyst
Merrill LynchCorporate Finance Analyst
MetLifeBusiness Analyst
Morgan StanleyAnalyst (3)
Investment Banking Analyst
Financial Sponsors Analyst
Junior Associate (2011)
Sales Assistant
Nomura SecuritiesAnalyst (2011)
Olam International Ltd.Trainee Trader (2011)
Pacific Capital Companies
Analyst
Provident FundingFunder/Closer
Raine Group, TheFirst Year Analyst (2011)
Reinvestment Fund, TheExecutive Research Assistant
Royal Bank of ScotlandFunder/Closer (2011)
Signal Hill Capital GroupFinancial Analyst
Silver Lake PartnersAnalyst (2010)
Silver Portal CapitalAnalyst
Snowbridge Advisors
Analyst
Societe Generale Investment BankFinancial Analyst
State Street BankAccount Manager
UBSAnalyst (3)
Broker's Assistant
VanguardClient Relationship Associate
Western DevelopmentN/A
Willis ReAccount Executive
Treaty Analyst

Government

Organization Title
Andrew Cuomo for Governor CampaignN/A (2010)
Campaign Finance BoardPress Aid (2011)
Foreign Service Institute
Staff Assistant
Manhattan District AttorneyBriefing Book Coordinator (2011)
Mayor's Office of PhiladelphiaBriefing Book Coordinator (2010)
New York State -Division of the Budget
NA
New York State Energy Research and Development AuthorityEnvironmental Associate (2010)
North Carolina Department of JusticePolicy Associate (2011)
Office of Naval IntelligenceIntelligence Specialist
Office of the Manhattan Borough President
Special Assistant to the President
Office of Senator Christopher Murphy
Intern
Oliver Koppell for City CouncilDeputy Communications Director
Peace CorpsIntern; applied for volunteer program
Volunteer (2011)
Peace Corps/Ashville SchoolAssistant Director of Admissions
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Paralegal
Singapore Economic Development BoardSenior Officer (2011)
Spanish Ministry of Education and ScienceLanguage and Cultural Assistant
State Representative Brendan BoyleLegislative Aide
Tom Knox for Governor, LLCAssistant Finance Director; Call Time Manager
U.S. Attorney's OfficeParalegal Specialist (3)
Paralegal (2011)
U.S. Department of CommerceConfidential Assistant
U.S. Department of DefenseN/A
Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of JusticeHonors Paralegal Specialist (2010)
Paralegal Specialist (3)
U.S. Department of TreasuryHonors Paralegal Specialist (2010)
U.S. House of RepresentativesN/A (2011)
U.S. Executive Office of the PresidentAssistant to the Special Advisor to the President
U.S. Federal GovernmentStaff Assistant (2010)
U.S. Marine CorpsOfficer Candidate (2010)
U.S. NavySurface Warfare Officer
U.S. Office of Naval IntelligenceIntelligence Analyst
U.S. Representative John Yarmuth (KY)N/A
U.S. Representative Patrick Murphy (D)Deputy Finance Director
U.S. SenateAide
Legislative Correspondent (2011)

Healthcare

Organization Title
American Cancer SocietyEvent Outreach Specialist
Bayada Home Health CareAssociate Leadership Development Program (2012)

Insurance

Organization Title
EmblemHealthClaims Strategy Analyst (2011)

 Law/Legal Services

Organization Title
Arnold & Porter LLPLegal Assistant
NA (2012)
Baker Botts
Paralegal Clerk
Ballard Spahr Sillman Friedman
Paralegal
Blank Rome, LLPBusiness Development Coordinator (2011)
Buckley Sandler LLPParalegal (2011)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLPAssistant to the Associates Committee
Regulatory Analyst (2010)
Cohen, Weiss, and SimonParalegal (2011)
Cooper & Kirk, PLLCLegal Assistant (2010)
Cozen O'ConnorResearch Professional (2012)
Cravath Swaine Moore LLPLegal Assistant (2011)
Cuneo Gilbert & LaDucaParalegal (2012)
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLPCorporate Legal Assistant (2012)
Litigation Legal Assistant (2012)
Dechert, LLPLegal Secretary (2011)
Deeb, Blum, Murphy, Frishberg & Markovich, P.C.Paralegal (2011)
DLA PiperCase Assistant (Paralegal) (2012)
Foley & LardnerParalegal
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & LeowyAssistant Paralegal (2010)
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLPCorporate Legal Assistant
Goldblum & HessParalegal (2010)
Hogan Lovells
Conflicts Analyst
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLPParalegal
Kenyon & KenyonBusiness Development Assistant (2010)
Kobre & KimAnalyst (2)
Legal Analyst
Law Offices of GKRSELegal Assistant (2010)
Lundy Law
Intake Specialist
Merovitz, Cedar and Gruber, LLCParalegal
Paduano & Weintraub LLCParalegal (2011)
Pro Bono InstituteProject Assistant
Reitler, Brown & RosenblattParalegal
Reed Smith, LLPExecutive Assistant/Paralegal Manager (2011)
Legal Secretary
Schnader Harrison SegalParalegal
Seeger Weiss LLPCase Paralegal
Sidley Austin, LLPLegal Assistant
Simpson Thacher & BartlettParalegal (2010)
Sullivan & Cromwell LLPLitigation Legal Assistant (2011)
Stradley, Ronon, Stevens and Young, LLPParalegal
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLPParalegal
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & KatzParalegal

Manufacturing

Organization Title
Acciona S.A.Analyst
MBI, Inc.Assistant Program Manager
MidAmerican EnergyResearch Assistant
Quidsi
Planning Associate
RJ Reynolds Tobacco
Territory Manager

Non-Profit/Social Service

Organization Title
Abraham Fund Initiatives, TheAssistant Spokesperson (2010)
American Red CrossAccount Manager (2011)
AmeriCorps VISTA(2)
Annenberg Public Policy CenterNAES Coordinator & Research Assistant
Ashoka Arab WorldGlobal Diaspora Assistant (2011)
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, Inc.Executive Assistant
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern PennsylvaniaFellow
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)Special Projects Associate (2010)
Catholic CharitiesFellow to the CEO (2012)
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New OrleansFox Fellow
Center for Strategic and International StudiesResearch Intern
City Year New YorkCorps Member
Committee of Interns and Residents- SEIUOrganizer
Community Legal ServicesParalegal
Constitution Project, TheAssociate (2010)
Council on Foreign RelationsAll-Office Intern
Disability Rights Network of PALegal Assistant (2010)
Emily's ListCampaign Corps Participant
Faith in Public LifeMedia Relations Associate
Foundation for Individual Rights in EducationProgram Associate (2010)
Funds for the Public Interest
Director of New York Office
FUSADES (Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development)Analyst
Harlem Children's Zone
Policy Analyst
International Development Enterprises
Analyst
Ivy League Consult/Africa PrepFellow
Launching Non-Profit InitiativeNA (2010)
Manna Project International
Program Director
MoveOn.orgN/A
New Israel Fund
Development Associate
Obama for AmericaField Intern (2011)
Obama 2008 Presidential CampaignRegional Field Director
Ride2RecoveryEvent Director
Salzburg Global Seminar
Intern
St. Bernard ProjectN/A (2010)
Terry McAuliffe for Governer
Deputy Field Organizer
The ONE CampaignAssistant Spokesperson (2011)
U.S. PIRGTransportation Program Backup
Vera Institute of JusticeSpecial Assistant
Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Research Assistant
University of PennsylvaniaCoordinator of Federal Affairs

Other Services

Organization Title
Advanced Construction Technologies LLCOffice Manager
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Guest Services Agent
McMaster-Carr
Management Development
National Basketball Association (NBA)Associate
Round Hill ClubAssistant Squash Professional
Ross Stores Inc
Location Planning analyst
Sunshine Bouquet CompanyOperations and Strategy Manager
Strategy
Tennis:EuropeCoach
United Parcel ServiceLegislative Assistant

Retail/Wholesale

Organization Title
Bloomingdale'sAssistant Buyer (2011)
Marketing Associate
Liz Claiborne Inc.Specialist (2010)
GIANNA, Inc.N/A (2011)
Macy'sBuyer
Executive Associate
Tire Kingdom, Inc.Market Research/Analyst

Technology

Organization Title
BNY ConvergEx GroupQA Analyst
Connectivity Consultant (2011)

Google
NA (2010, 2011)
Associate Product Marketing Manager (2011, 2012)
Account Manager (2010, 2011)
Global Communications & P. Affairs Associate
Legal Assistant
NextJump Inc.N/A (2010)
Night Kitchen InteractiveSummer History Intern (2011)
Opt-Intelligence
Account Executive
Oracle
Oracle Direct Sales Account Manager
Patch.comEditor (2010)
ReStockIt, LLCN/A (2011)
Rogers CommunicationsAnalyst
SynygyImplemntation Services Associate
ZL Technologies, Inc.Business Development and Marketing Associate (2010)

GRADUATE PROGRAMS ATTENDED BY POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJORS

Field Institution
AnthropologyOxford University
BusinessHarvard University Business School (2011)
ChineseBeijing Language and Cultural University
Comparative GovernmentUniversity of Oxford
Comparative PoliticsLondon School of Economics (2011)
DentistryUMDNJ
Development StudiesCambridge University
EconomicsTufts University (2010)
University of California, San Diego
EducationAmerican University
Chestnut Hill College
Fordham University
Johns Hopkins University
Quinnipiac College
St. Joseph University (2010)
Teacher University
University of Pennsylvania (2011)
Education, UrbanLoyola Marymount University (2011)
Elementary EducationColumbia University
University of Pennsylvania
Notre Dame University (2011)
Fashion MarketingParsons, The New School of Design (2010)
Government AdministrationUniversity of Pennsylvania
Human RightsLondon School of Economics and Political Science
Industry and LaborCornell University
Intelligence and SecurityBrunel University of West London
International DevelopmentOxford University (2010)
International Policy StudiesMonterey Institute
International Political EconomyLondon School of Economics
International RelationsJohns Hopkins University (2010)
London School of Economics (2011)
International Trade & FinanceHarvard University
JournalismColumbia University
LawAmerican University
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2011)
Boston College
Boston University
College of Law (2010)
Columbia University (2010 (2), 2011 (2))
Cornell University (2011)
Duke University (2010 (3))
Emory University (2011 (2))
Fordham University (2010 (2))
George Washington University (2011)
Georgetown University (2010, 2011)
Harvard University (2011)
Hastings College
Howard University
Indiana University (2010)
Loyola University
McGeorge School of Law
New York Law School
New York University (2011)
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio University
Pace University
Stanford University
Syracuse University (2010)
Temple University (2010 (2))
Tulane University (2010, 2011)
University of Alabama
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Connecticut
University of Georgia
University of Kansas
University of Maine
University of Miami (2011)
University of Michigan (2010)
University of Minnesota
University of Montana (2010)
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania (2010 (2), 2011)
University of Pittsburgh
University of Southern California
University of Texas
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University (2010)
Widener University
Yale University (2010)
Law/Government AffairsUniversity of Pennsylvania
Law/International RelationsSyracuse University
ManagementHEC Paris (2011)
Media & Public AffairsGeorge Washington University (2010)
MedicineJohns Hopkins University
New York University
University of Pennsylvania (2010)
University of Texas
PhilosophyGeorgia State University
Political ScienceColumbia University
Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po)
Johns Hopkins University
London School of Economics and Political Science
Lumiere University
Princeton University (2010)
Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of Michigan
PoliticsOxford University
University of Cambridge (2010)
Post-bacc, Pre-HealthUniversity of North Carolina
University of Pennsylvania
Public AdministrationUniversity of Washington (2010)
Public HealthColumbia University

Public Policy
College of William & Mary
University College London (2010)
University of Michigan
Rabbinical StudyHebrew Union College
Shipping, Trade & FinanceCity University, CASS (2010)
Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Cambridge
Social WorkColumbia University
SociologyUniversity of Wisconsin Madison (2010)
SurgeryPennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine
TheologyWestminster Theological Seminary
Urban PlanningLondon School of Economics