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Government

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
    (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, Dartmouth '00)
  • Vice President, MBI, Inc. (consumer products)
    (CT, Dartmouth '00)
  • VP & General Counsel, Global Rescue, LLC
    (MA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Pastor, Christ Presbyterian Church
    (PA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Director of Development, Project Bread
    (MA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Leadership Coach & Consultant, Ali Boyd Coaching
    (CO, Dartmouth '01)
  • Planning Manager, POLO Ralph Lauren
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Vice President, Legal, CareerArc Group LLC
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Head of Technology Industry, LinkedIn
    (IL, Dartmouth '01)
  • Head of School, Sugar Bowl Academy
    (CA, Dartmouth '02)
  • Analyst, U.S. Department of Education
    (DC, Dartmouth '02)
  • Fellow & Associate Director of Internal Programs, American Political Science Association
    (DC, Dartmouth '02)
  • Executive Director, Truman National Security Project & Institute
    (DC, Dartmouth '02)
  • Social Development Specialist, The World Bank
    (DC, Dartmouth '02)
  • Senior Talent Producer, CNBC
    (NY, Dartmouth '03)
  • Co-Founder, weeSpring, Inc. (baby products)
    (NY, Dartmouth '03)
  • Business Innovation Specialist, Maine Technology Institute
    (ME, Dartmouth '03)
  • Project Manager, CopyPro, Inc.
    (CA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Marketing Manager, Preferred Global Health, LLC
    (ENGLAND, Dartmouth '04)
  • Media Monitoring Specialist, International Security Assistance Force
    (DC, Dartmouth '05)
  • Director of Operations, Sandbrush, Inc. (art)
    (GA, Dartmouth '06)
  • Senior Editor, Council on Foreign Relations
    (NY, Dartmouth '08)
  • Online Editorial Fellow, Mother Jones
    (CA, Dartmouth '08)
  • Brand Strategy Consultant, Lippincott
    (NY, Dartmouth '09)

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Major Description

The department focuses on the study of the collective identities, beliefs and institutions that make communities possible, and that are in turn shaped by communities, and is also attentive to failures at community building, and to the divisions, conflicts, and wars to which such failures give rise. The department offers students a variety of courses in American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and methodology.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Writing and Presentation skills
  • Social responsibility and respect for diversity
  • Team work and collaboration

Possible Career Paths

  • Government
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Nonprofit
  • Business
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Education

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Last Updated: 3/27/13