The Career Development Center has more information about where to look for careers in political science.

After Macalester, students pursue a variety of options in graduate school and employment. A poll of recent graduates showed that they had these future plans:


Heidi Affi ’17 (Mequon, WI) will be working as Project Assistant at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Alexandra Belynaev ’17 (Seattle, WA) will be working as a Project Manager for EnviroIssues in Seattle, Washington.

John Glasgow ’17 (Little York, NY) will be attending Graduate School at John Hopkins SAIA in China, at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center.

Drew Gumlia ’17 (Tustin, CA) will be doing Public Sector Managements Consulting for Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Maxwell Horvath ’17 (Weston, MA) will be pursuing a law and master’s degree in public policy (JD-MPP joint degree), at Georgetown.

Emilie McGuire ’17 (Park Ridge, IL) will be attending Law School at University of Loyola in Chicago.

Aramis Mendez ’17 (Kansas City, MO) will be working as a Legal Support Team Assistant at Husch Blackwell LLP in Kansas City, Missouri.

Sean Mock ’17 (Vadnais Heights, MN) will be working at the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity as a Project Funding Assistant.

Beenish Riaz ’17 (Karachi, Pakistan) will be pursuing a law degree at New York University.

Wei Fen Rachel Tan ’17 (Singapore, Singapore) will be a Dean Fellow at Yale-NUS College in Singapore.

Alexander Watson ’17 (Weston, VA) will be teaching junior high math in Liberia with the Peace Corp.