College of Arts and Sciences


Careers/Occupations of WIU Political Science Graduates

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science – University of North Florida
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science – University of Georgia
  • Middle School/High School Teacher, Highland Community Schools, Iowa
  • High School History Teacher
  • Federal Agent, U.S. Department of State
  • Attorney (real estate)
  • Attorney, Bronson & Kahn, LLC
  • Attorney, Vella & Lund, P.C.
  • Computer Programmer, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
  • Product Specialist Manager, Pemco Group
  • Management Analyst, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Social Studies Teacher, National Experimental High School, Taiwan
  • Political/Governmental Relations Consultant
  • President & CEO, Wisconsin Vision, Inc.
  • President & CEO, Real Estate Auction & Brokerage Services Firm
  • Executive Director, SmithBucklin
  • Community Development Specialist, Illinois Coalition for Community Services
  • Public Information Officer, TriMet
  • Loan Officer, Rural Community Assistance Corporation
  • Records Management Officer, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
  • Contract Accountant, U.S. Controllership, Hewlett-Packard Co., Houston, TX
  • Budget & Policy Director, Wisconsin National Guard
  • General Manager, Global-Link Technologies, Inc.
  • Student, Northern Illinois University Ph.D. Program
  • City Administrator, City of Mount Vernon, Iowa
  • City Manager, Village of Germantown, WI; Galesburg, IL
  • Director, Issues Development Unit, for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan
  • Inspector General, Office of Illinois Auditor General

For more information on career opportunities in Political Science, visit the  American Political Science Association website at (www.apsanet.org/section_516.cfm)