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Great Jobs for Political Science Majors

Great Jobs for Political Science Majors
Author: Mark Rowh
ISBN 13: 9780071411592
ISBN 10: 71411593
Edition: 2
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2003-10-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $15.95

"What can I do with a degree in political science?"

If you've recently graduated with a degree in political science, you may be unsure of how to put that degree to use in the real world. While one of the most popular areas of study today, political science at first glance might not seem to transfer well from classroom to career. With Great Jobs for Political Science Majors, however, you'll find out just how valuable and versatile your degree really is.

Designed to help you put your major to work, this handy guide covers both the basics of a job search as well as detailed profiles of possible careers in your field. From attorney to government official, journalist to policy analyst, you'll explore a variety of job options for political science majors—including some you never knew existed—to determine the best fit for your personal, professional, and practical needs. In this updated edition, you'll find:

  • Thorough explanations of job-search basics such as crafting resumes, writing cover letters, and interviewing dos and don'ts
  • Revealing self-assessments to help you determine your best professional fit
  • Investigative tools to help you uncover those jobs that will make the most of your major
  • Networking tips to get your face out in the field and your foot in the door before the résumé is even sent
  • True-life tales from practicing professionals who detail what daily life on the job is really like
  • Up-to-date statistics on earnings, advancement, and the overall career outlook

With the information and inspiration packed into Great Jobs for Political Science Majors, you'll discover how to explore your professional options, target your ideal career, and use your college major as an asset in landing your dream job.

Mark Rowh holds a Ph.D. in vocational and technical education and is widely published in the areas of education and management, with nearly a dozen books to his credit.

Series codeveloper and contributing author Stephen Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. He codeveloped this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.