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Career Outlook - Political Science

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Political Scientists:
Offers a variety of detailed information about Political Scientists including pay, education, work experience, job outlook and more.

Did you know employment of political scientists is projected to grow 21% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. However, because it is a small occupation, the fast growth will result in only about 1,400 new jobs over the 10-year period. 

The American Political Science Association (APSA):
The APSA is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 13,000 members in more than 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe to deepen our understanding of politics, democracy, and citizenship throughout the world.

The APSA also provides helpful information on Careers in Political Science.