Career Guide to UNL Majors - Political Science

Learn about the career paths of UNL students and recent graduates.


  • 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army
  • Administrative Assistant, Penzance Management LLC
  • Business Development, Peace Corps
  • Customer Experience Technician, Anheuser-Busch
  • Development Associate, The Jewish Federation of Omaha
  • Field Director, Nebraska Democratic Party
  • Intern, Allan P Kirby Jr Center
  • Interviewer, Gallup
  • Legal Assistant, Hansen Law & Mediation
  • Managing Partner, Brehm Investments
  • Money Counter/Lead Trainer/Sales Associate, Gap Inc
  • Paralegal, Miner Scholz Dike, P.C., L.L.O.
  • Research Assistant, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Snowboard Instructor, Vail Resorts
  • Staff Assistant, United States Senate
  • Staff Assistant, US House of Representatives
  • Surface Warfare Officer, United States Navy
  • Truman Fellow/Policy Analyst, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
  • Vista Coordinator for Tutors, Americorps
  • Volunteer/Special Events Coordinator, Center for People in Need
  • Young Adult Ministry Intern, Village Presbyterian Church

Further Education

  • Advanced Paralegal Certificate, Metropolitan Community College
  • Environmental Studies-Political Science Specialization, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • JD, Boston College
  • JD, Yale Law School
  • J.D., Creighton School of Law
  • J.D., University of Iowa
  • J.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • JD/MBA, Kansas University
  • Juris Doctorate, Creighton Law School
  • Juris Doctorate, Kansas University
  • Juris Doctor, Suffolk University School of Law
  • Masters Degree Politcal Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Masters in Philosophy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Masters in Recreation and Sports Management, University of North Texas
  • Masters of Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • MPA/JD, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • Ph.D., Stony Brook


  • Intern, Nebraska Republican Party
  • Senator Deb Fischer Intern, United States Senate
  • Congressman Adrian Smith Intern, United States House of Representatives
  • Director's Intern, Nebraska Tourism Commission
  • Intern, Buffalo County District Attorney
  • Intern, Deb Fischer Campaign
  • Intern, Food and Agriculture Org of the United Nations
  • Intern, Great Plains National Security Education Consortiu
  • Intern, Koch Industries
  • Intern, Miner Sholz Dike PC
  • Intern, Nebraska Appleseed
  • Intern, Nebraska Democratic Party
  • Intern, Nebraska State Legislature
  • Intern, Nebraskans for Civic Reform
  • Intern, O'Hara-Lindsay Government Relations
  • Intern, Representative Lee Terry
  • Intern, Senator Deb Fischer
  • Intern, Senator Mike Johanns
  • Legislative Page, Nebraska Legislature
  • Legislative Research Aide, Lancaster County Veteran Services
  • Registrar, Kissel/E&S Associates

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