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Careers and outcomes - Department of History, Politics, and International relations

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Graduates from the history program are prepared to enter a variety of professions and occupations from collegiate and secondary level teaching, museums, archives, historic preservation, public history, and journalism to government service, law, business administration and management, and data analytics.

Graduates in politics and international relations have served in various capacities in both the public and the private sphere including but not limited to: law, consulting, business administration, data analytics, government relations, journalism, think tank analyst, campaign management, non-profit creation and administration, foreign service, national security, and, of course, government service.

Where they work

  • A Rocha International
  • Americorp Habitat for Humanity NYC
  • Americorps VISTA
  • Aqua America
  • BAR Financial
  • BIC Church Offices
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation / Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia
  • CB Richard Ellis
  • CURE International
  • Capital Region Economic Development Corporation
  • Carlisle Area High School
  • Circuit Court of Maryland
  • Commerce Bank
  • Dauphin County Schools
  • Department of State
  • Dolgeville Central School
  • Drew University Book Store
  • East Pennsboro School District
  • Eastern Kason Corp
  • Evangel Christian High School
  • Fastenal Company
  • First Baptist School
  • Garden Spot Middle School
  • General Dynamics
  • Harrisburg School District
  • Hope International
  • Hummelstown Sun
  • Inc.
  • International Cooperating Ministries
  • Kaplan Career Institute
  • LCI Kids Club
  • LLC
  • LLP
  • Lezha Academic Center
  • Maryland State Archives
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McDaniel College
  • Merck & Co.
  • Messiah University
  • Middletown High School
  • Milton Hershey School
  • Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
  • Museum Dept. of Cumberland Co. Historical Society
  • National Canal Museum
  • National Civil War Museum
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Perry Ellis
  • Philhaven Hospital
  • President's Office of Management and Budget
  • Private Christian School
  • Provident State Bank
  • Raystown Developmental Center
  • Richfield Springs Central School
  • Royal Nissan
  • Salford Mennonite Church
  • Sandy Spring Museum
  • Solomon Schecter School of Manhattan
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral
  • Stewartstown U.M. Church
  • Stock and Leader
  • Swarthmore College
  • The Grove School
  • The Terrace Initiative
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Uganda Studies Program
  • University of Texas
  • Urbana Free Library
  • Washington County Free Library
  • Westminster West Middle School
  • World Vision
  • York County Historical Society

What they do

  • Account executive
  • Admissions coordinator
  • Archival associate
  • Archivist
  • Assistant curator
  • Associate Director for Vaccine Policy and Government Relations
  • Biographer
  • Budget analyst
  • City planner
  • Congressional staffer
  • Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Demographer
  • Director of Communication and Advocacy
  • Director of Policy and Government Relations
  • District attorney
  • Exhibit designer
  • Field representative
  • Finance coordinator
  • Fundraiser
  • Government relations representative
  • Historic preservation specialist
  • Historical society administrator
  • Interpretive staff coordinator
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Museum technician
  • Operations analyst
  • Pastor
  • Program analyst
  • Program examiner
  • Project manager
  • Public affairs officer
  • Reporter
  • Salesperson
  • Social psychologist
  • Social research analyst
  • Teacher
  • U.S. Foreign Service officer

Graduate school

  • Baylor University
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Drexel University
  • Duke University
  • Duquesne University School of Law
  • Frostburg State University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lehigh University
  • London School of Economics
  • Loyola-Chicago
  • Lutheran Theological Seminary
  • Maxwell School of Public Policy at Syracuse University
  • Messiah University
  • NYU Steinhardt
  • Oxford University
  • Penn Sate University
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Princeton University
  • Syracuse University
  • Taylor University
  • Temple University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Villanova University
  • Winterthur Museum Program
  • Yale University
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100% of the Class of 2020 Politics and International Relations survey respondents were employed or in graduate school within 6-9 months of graduation.

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