Your major is just the beginning...
Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.
To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).
The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.
Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to search internships by major.
The Politics Department emphasizes skills in critical reading, thinking and writing in order to develop students' ability to articulate reasoned arguments in support of their views. The department seeks to encourage students to engage important issues and to familiarize themselves with the ways others have engaged important issues.
The Politics Department prepares students for careers in governmental and non-governmental public service, policy analysis, journalism, law and business, as well as for post-graduate work in Political Science.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Politics major at Brandeis.
|1968||MA Trial Court||First Justice||Law|
|1980||LA Neighborhood Land Trust||Executive Director||Non-Profit/Real Estate|
|1988||N.E. Hematology & Oncology Association||Operations Manager||Health Care|
|1993||Push Promotions||Senior Vice President||Advertising & Marketing|
|1993||National Science Foundation||Assistant General Counsel||Law/Foundations|
|1999||COR||Developer||Finance & Banking/Real Estate|
|2001||Smith Barney||Senior Vice President||Finance & Banking|
Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.
In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills. The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities. Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.
- Federal Government Job Search Links
- State & Local Government
- Council of State Governments
- International City/County Management Association
- Local Government Institute
- National Association of Counties
- National Conference of State Legislatures
- National Governors Association
- National League of Cities
- State and Local Government on the Net
- State and Local Governments
- U.S. Conference of Mayors
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Campaigns and Polling
- American Association of Political Consultants
- American National Election Studies
- American Presidency Project
- CCPS’s Courses
- Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
- Democratic National Committee
- GWU’s Semester in Washington
- National Republican Congressional Campaign Committee
- Political Resources on the Net
- Project Vote Smart
- Republican National Committee
- Law Related Links
- American Education Research Association
- American Federation of Teachers
- American Political Science Association
- Center for Civic Education
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Student Affairs
- Close-Up Foundation
- Constitutional Rights Foundation
- National Association of Independent Schools
- National Association of State Boards of Education
- National Center on Education and the Economy
- Teaching Overseas
- Teaching Political Science
- World Teach
- Public Policy
- Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- Global Policy Forum
- Moving Ideas (Jobs in Policy)
- Public Agenda
- Think Tanks
- Careers In Government
- Governmental and Political Science Resources
- Jobs in Politics and Government
- Organizations in Political Science
- Political Science Quarterly
- Political Science Resources
- Richard Kimber’s Political Science Resources