Career Opportunities

Our students leave the Political Science program with the knowledge, as well as the analytical and critical thinking skills, essential for success in the workplace. Data interpretation, conflict negotiation, complex problem solving, and research are prominent features in our courses.

A Political Science degree from Lakehead University opens the door to many careers including:


  •  Public Policy Analyst
  •  Lobbyist
  •  Diplomat
  •  Economic Development Officer
  •  Social Policy Program Officer
  • Political Aide

Private Sector

  • Lawyer
  • Market Analyst
  • Public Opinion Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  •  Interest Group Advocate


  • Public Relations Specialist
  •  Journalist
  • Press Officer
  • Broadcasting