Postgraduate Opportunities

Launch your career

The experiences and knowledge you gain as a Political Science major at Mercer will prepare you to successfully step into a career after graduation. Your skills in communication, analysis, research, and problem-solving are seamlessly applied to a number of careers, including:

  • Activist
  • Advocate/organizer
  • Administrator
  • Corporate, government, and nonprofit executive
  • Archivist
  • Media correspondent
  • Analyst
  • Attorney
  • Campaign operative
  • Corporate economist
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Urban policy planner
  • Research analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Pollster
  • Lobbyist
  • Mediator
  • Intelligence officer

Graduate school opportunities

If enrolling in graduate school is your next step, you will be well-prepared after successfully completing our undergraduate Political Science curriculum. The research and problem-solving skills you learn in our classrooms equip you for the rigorous challenges of an advanced degree program. Our students have recently attended the following graduate and professional schools:

  • American University
  • Emory University School of Law
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Mercer University School of Law
  • The Notre Dame Law School
  • University of Denver
  • University of Florida College of Law
  • University of Georgia School of Law
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Washington and Lee University School Law

For more information and guidance on finding the right career path or graduate program for you, contact your faculty advisor.