Politics

Please visit the Department of Politics for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Politics Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC
  • Production Associate – Black Entertainment Television LLC, New York, NY
  • Analyst – Blackbird Technologies Inc., Herndon, VA
  • Teacher – Teach For America, Newark, NJ
  • Underwriting Analyst – Walker & Dunlop, Bethesda, MD
  • Reporter – Thomson Reuters, New York, NY
  • Business Analyst – McKinsey & Company, Seoul, South Korea
  • Legislative Affairs Assistant – District Attorney's Office of Manhattan, New York, NY
  • Assistant Intergovernmental Affairs Officer – Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco, CA
  • Management Associate – Bridgewater Associates, Westport, CT

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Teaching Assistant – Embassy of Spain, Ribeira, Spain
  • Intern Investigator – Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Paralegal – Savage Turner Pinson & Karsman, Savannah, GA
  • Intern – Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Washington, DC
  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - The Center for Alternative Sentencing, New York, NY
  • Program Analyst (Princeton Project 55) - World Faiths Development Dialogue, Washington, DC
  • Development Specialist (Princeton Project 55) – Foundations Inc., Moorestown, NJ
  • Special Assistant to the President – Princeton Project 55: Bethel New Life, Chicago, IL
  • Research Analyst – Princeton Project 55: CityBridge Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Fellow – Princeton in Africa: United Nations World Food Program, Dakar, Senegal
  • Fellow – Princeton I Asia: The Nollen Group, Bangkok, Thailand
  • English Teacher – Princeton in Asia: Chiba Buddhist Temple, Chiba, Japan

Graduate and Professional School

  • J.D. – Boston College Law School, Newton MA
  • Ph.D., Political Science – Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • M.B.A. – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • J.D. – New York University Law School, New York, NY
  • M.Sc., Economics – London School of Economics, London, UK
  • J.D. – Harvard University law School, Cambridge, MA
  • M.Mus., Cello Performance – Rice University, Houston, TX
  • J.D. – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • M.P.P., Public Policy – University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • J.D. – Columbia University Law School, New York, NY
  • J.D. – Yale University Law School, New Haven , CT

Internships of Recent Politics Majors

  • Intern, Consulting/Business Strategy – Beverly Hills Marketing, Los Angeles, CA
  • Research Intern – Chateau de Compiegne, Compiegne, France
  • Summer Analyst – Credit Suisse, New York, NY
  • Research Department Intern – Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Policy Intern – Democracy for America, Burlington, VT
  • Research Intern – European Roma Rights Centre, Budapest, Hungary
  • Intern, EU Economic and Foreign Affairs – Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sports Marketing Intern – Nike Inc., Beaverton, OR
  • Intern/Consultant – New Heights Research, Cleveland, OH
  • Intern – Supportive Housing Network of New York, New York, NY
  • Performance & Outcomes Intern – The Home for Little Wanderers, Boston, MA
  • Internal Political Intern, U.S. Embassy in Seoul – U.S. Department of State, Seoul, South Korea
  • Undergraduate Intern, Racial Justice Program – American Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY
  • Intern, Major Felony – Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Boston, MA
  • Research Intern, Ocean Innovations – Environmental Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

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