What can I do with a political science major?

VCU political science majors go on to exciting careers in federal, state, and local governments, nonprofit organizations, political campaigns, journalism, international organizations, education, and the law.  Based in Richmond, one mile from the State Capitol and a short train ride from Washington, DC, VCU is ideally situated for students to intern and network in politics and policy at all levels of government.  

See what these VCU POLI alumni are doing today!


Career Resources

Career Services and the Experiential Learning Coordinator (email poliintern@vcu.edu) can provide individual advice and counseling at all stages of your career search.  

Just looking around?  Try these job boards to get a sense of what is available to political science majors:

Current VCU student or recent alumni?  Access our Experiential Learning Canvas site with additional resources on finding internships and jobs.