Politics, Law and International Relations

Politics, Law and International Relations - Politics is designed to give students an understanding of the full spectrum of political science and political activity, with a focus on the four traditional branches of the discipline: American, comparative, international, and political theory. To prepare students for graduate study in political science; entry into careers related to public service, government, international affairs, business abroad, or public administration; or teaching civics, American government, or foreign affairs at the secondary level.

Politics, Law and International Relations - Law and Politics is designed to provide students with an integrative approach to the study of law as a part of liberal education; to introduce fundamental notions of the nature of law, its history and development, and principles which underlie its administration and to prepare students for law school and the practice of law.

Career Titles

Management Auditor
Tax Inspector
Researcher
Foreign Service Officer/Specialist
Ambassador
Archivist
Budget Analyst
Historian

Juvenile Justice Specialist
State Chief Purchasing Officer
City Planner
Labor Relations Specialist

Research Analyst
Political Director
Budget Analyst
Program Manager
Lobbyist

Government/Politics Teacher
Curriculum Developer/Supervisor
Researcher
Education Reporter
College Professor

Paralegal
Deputy Secretary to the Governor
Research Consultant
Assistant Chief of Police
Public Interest/Consumer Advocate
Broadcast/Newspaper Reporter
Public Policy Analyst
State Legislator\
Mediator
Judge

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Internships

Brandlink Communications

Bristol Circuit Court, 28th Judicial Circuit Court

Bristol Virginia Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Congressman Phil Roe

House of Delegates 5th District Office

Hutton & Associates, P.C.

Penn Stuart & Eskridge

Senator Mark Warner’s Office

Smyth County Circuit Court

Spivey King & Spivey LLP

Supreme Court of Virginia

Town of Abingdon, VA

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Middle East District

U.S. District Court for the Western District of VA

U.S. House of Representatives

United States Senate

United Way - Virginia Highlands

VA Supreme Court/ Justice Elizabeth McClanahan

Virginia Association of Counties

Virginia Supreme Court

Washington County Virginia Circuit Court

Wythe County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office