What career options are available with a political science degree?

Political science represents a unique major with one of the broadest sets of knowledge and skills taught. Students learn skills from public speaking to written communication. Political and policy analysis, analytical thinking and statistical analysis are all skills that translate directly to the professional world. Students develop a broad range of knowledge from theory to government institutions to ethics. The skills and knowledge students acquire in political science prepares them for the international labour market and opens for them a wide range of career opportunities including:

Government Positions: Non-Profit Sector:
  • Ministry of international cooperation
  • United Nations Agencies (UNDP, UN Women, UNHCR, etc.)
  • Ministry of Foreign affairs
  • USAID Egypt
  • National Council for Human Rights
  • Fulbright Foundation
  • National Council for Women
  • Ford Foundation
  • Ministry of the Environment
  • EU Projects
  • Foreign Embassies
  • Civil society associations (care international, caritas, the Red Cross, etc.)
  • Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies
  • International think tanks
  • Government think tanks
  • Education and research
Corporate Sector:
  • Activism
  • Multinational companies
Other 
  • Private national companies
  • Journalism
  • Private Media
  • Law
  • Banking sector
  • Politics
  • Financial corporations
 

What skills will you develop as a Political Science Student?

Political science represents a unique major with one of the broadest sets of knowledge and skills taught. Students learn skills from public speaking to written communication. Political and policy analysis, analytical thinking and statistical analysis are all skills that translate directly to the professional world. Students develop a broad range of knowledge from theory to government institutions to ethics. The broad range of skills and knowledge include:
 
Skills Knowledge
  • Leadership abilities
  • Comparative Political Analysis
  • Oral communication and public speaking
  • International Institutions
  • Writing and Editing
  • International Political Economy
  • Research skills
  • Global Culture and Diversity
  • Decision-making
  • Civic Participation and the Common Good
  • Problem solving
  • Political Ethics
  • Analytical thinking
  • Political Science Research
  • Ability to interact with diverse populations
  • Political Theory
  • Ability to develop and market ideas
  • Public Policy
  • Computer literacy
  • Social Justice
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Development Issues
  • Statistical analysis
  • Statistical Techniques and Software
  • Global Awareness
 

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