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How can one person, or even a group, truly make a political difference?
What drives political behavior? Is it civic responsibility, current issues, the media?
Does my vote really count?
 
These are questions students of the millennial generation are asking about politics in today’s world, both domestically and globally.

The political science program at Illinois College seeks to develop the next generation of knowledgeable citizens and leaders. Faculty experts passionately teach a core curriculum that tackles current issues and help students discover their place in today’s political landscape. Whether your career interest is foreign relations, law, business, or government -- the political science program at Illinois College prepares students for the political experiences of tomorrow and will make you an educated citizen of the world.


Whether it is graduate school or finding that first job, graduates of the Illinois College Political Science program graduate ready. Here are just a few examples:
 
Careers
Media Affairs Officer - The PLO Delegation to the United States
Issues Manager - GROWMARK, Inc.
Fiscal Analyst - Illinois Board of Higher Education
Grants and Contracts Manager - Duke University
Attorney - Caughey, Legner, and Freehill 
 
Graduate Schools
Baylor School of Law
SIU School of Law
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
University of Chicago

Internships
Office of U.S. Representative Joe Courtney, Washington D. C.
Rammelkamp Bradney Attorneys at Law
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Palestine
Peace Corps


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