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Helms School of Government - Government

The B.S. in Government provides students a strong foundation of knowledge and skill in the exercise of government, politics, law, public economics, administration, and policy.

The Politics and Policy specialization prepares students for employment or further graduate study in politics, public administration, and public policy. The curriculum best serves those who wish to be directly involved in the political process or policy advising.

The Pre-Law specialization curriculum insures that graduates are grounded in government, law, writing, public speaking, logic, and other skills that will help them master their professional examination (LSAT) and other admissions requirements to law school. For those not interested in pursuing law school, this specialization prepares graduates for employment in public or political organizations or for work in legal fields in a non-lawyering capacity.


Here are a few outside resources that may help further your research in the field of Government:

Army ROTC
Riley Guide Jobs in Public Service
Federal Jobs.Net
Federal Jobs from Fed World
Calling Students to Public Service Careers
A Call to Serve
American Political Science Association - Online Resources to Find a Job
United States Office of Personnel Management
Federal Jobs Digest
American Enterprising Institute for Public Policy Research
Federal Job Search
Government Jobs
FBI Employment
U.S. Department of State
Lawyers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
Teacher-Postsecondary from the Occupational Outlook Handbook