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Political Science – Success stories

BSC political science graduates often attend graduate or professional school, including law school, or go on to work in policy and the non-profit world, among many other careers. Our majors have gone on to long and distinguished careers at all levels of government:

The United States Senate
The United States House of Representatives
State and local government postitions
diplomacy
law
political consulting
policy analysis

WEBB LYONS ‘06 / Political Science
Student at Yale Law School

I’ve been fortunate to have three great experiences since leaving Birmingham-Southern— working on homelessness legislation and policy in Washington, DC; leading local initiatives on obesity funded by the CDC on behalf of THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION in Birmingham; and now being a student at Yale Law School. In each of these experiences,of these experiences, I have been prepared to excel, thanks in large part to majoring in political science at BSC.