Department of Political Science


Careers Support

Find out about the wealth of opportunities that Political Science can provide for you, the events on offer, and receive career advice from our fantastic careers advisors.

The provision of careers information is incredibly important for our postgraduate students and so we work closely with UCL Careers and the Departmental Careers Tutor, Professor Robert Hazell to arrange a number of career events for students throughout the year. Our past students have gone on to pursue careers within a range of sectors including: Public Administration and Defence, International Bodies and Research and Development.

Needless to say, the knowledge and skills acquired during my MSc Public Policy degree have been incredibly useful in my work and they have given me the opportunity to pursue my interests in international development at the professional level. My thanks to all the SPP staff and good luck to all the new and current students. Martina Vojtkova, MSc Public Policy.

Upcoming events

All Political Science students are invited to a series of networking events where former Political Science students share their career experiences since leaving the department and working in their chosen sector. Sessions will be followed by a drinks reception where you will be able to speak with former students and current Political Science academic staff. All sessions will be held in the Council Room of the SPP Building, with drinks to follow in the Common Room. 



How to get a job in the business / private sector

22 January 2020

How to get a job in the government / public sector

05 February 2020

How to get a job - international students event

12 February 2020

How to get a job in the charity / voluntary sector

18 March 2020

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