Political Science Graduate Careers

Where Alumni Work

MSUM Political Science alumni are determined to pursue their passions and are highly successful in what they do. Our alumni are employed in an array of professions, and you may recognize some as influential individuals in government: Minnesota state representatives, city mayors and district judges.

  • Intelligence officer for the U.S. Pacific Command Center, Pearl Harbor
  • Health promotion specialist, Peace Corps, Kyrgyzstan
  • Professional development coordinator, Fargo-Moorhead Chamber of Commerce
  • Judge, Appellate and District Courts of Minnesota
  • Manager of government affairs, Agribank
  • Assistant city administrator, City of Fargo
  • Researcher, Ford Institute for Human Security
  • Regional analyst, State of Minnesota
  • Senior health care advisor, Governor of South Dakota
  • Associate professor of political science, Kansas State University
  • Attorney, Karam & Associates
  • Executive director, Midland Area Agency on Aging
  • Executive director, North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association
  • Executive director, Cass-Clay YWCA