Majors and Careers

Political Studies

What can you do with a major in Political Studies?

Here is a sample of the professions some Pitzer alumni have pursued:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • Campaign Assistant, City Council
  • Chief of Staff, City Mayor
  • Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Deputy Attorney General
  • Director, Corporate Media Relations
  • Director, Government Relations, Hospital
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Economist, Department of State
  • Labor Organizer
  • President, Computer Consulting
  • Producer, News
  • Psychotherapist
  • Public Defender
  • Restaurant Owner
  • Sales/Marketing Representative
  • Senior Attorney, Court of Appeal
  • Senior Legislative Assistant, House of Representatives.
  • Senior Vice Bank President
  • Teacher
  • V.P. Government Affairs

As you can see, Pitzer alumni go on to succeed in a wide variety of professions.