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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Careers in Politics

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These sites do not necessarily give you specific career information. What this list can give you some idea of the career possibilities for those interested or trained in politics. Keep in mind that the items listed here are just a sample of what is out there.

Campaign Management and Consulting

Campaigns and Elections Magazine

Political Parties

Democratic National Committee
Republican National Committee
Reform Party
Libertarian Party
Green Party of the United States
Socialist Party USA
Constitution Party

Lobbyists and Interest Groups

Greenlee Associates
The Hoffman Group
Marlow and Company  
AFL-CIO Home page
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
American Medical Association
League of Women Voters of the U.S.
Sierra Club
American Conservative Union
Christian Coalition
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

State Government (executive branch or state legislature)

North Star (State of Minnesota)

Congress (members or staff)


Federal Civil Service (executive bureaucracy)

Executive Branch Agencies

Public Administration (Government executives local, state or federal)

American Society for Public Administration
State and Local Governments

Court Administration

Court Administrators

Journalism and Mass Communications

Pew Research Center
Virtual Newspaper-(Newspapers and other media in every state)


American Bar Association
Law School Admissions Council
Kaplan's Guide to Law School Admission and the LSAT

Paralegals/Legal Assistant

National Federation of Paralegal Associations
National Association for Legal Assistants

International Relations

Virtual Tourist World Map
United Nations
U.S. State Department

College Professor

American Political Science Association

Or talk to any faculty member in the Department of Government here at Minnesota State University, Mankato for more information.