Political Science & Security

The world has never been more connected by commerce or diplomacy than it is now.  With this strengthened connection comes a great deal of opportunity for better, faster, and more effective trade and cooperation worldwide. Careers in political science and security bridge the gap between nations to deliver peace and prosperity. Below, the Northeastern community has highlighted common questions and issues associated with these unique careers through articles, tips, and how-to guides.

Top Global Studies Careers: Jobs and Salaries photo

June 11, 2019

Top Global Studies Careers: Jobs and Salaries

These 10 world-changing careers are among the top options for graduates of advanced global studies and international relations programs.

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April 2, 2019

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity: Exploring the Intersection

Uncover the three vital ways in which homeland security and cybersecurity intersect in today’s world.

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March 20, 2019

The Future of Disaster Preparedness: How Big Events Create Big Job Opportunities

Dan Murphy, adjunct professor for Northeastern’s Homeland Security and Strategic Intelligence programs, shares his take on the future of disaster preparedness and how aspiring homeland security professionals can prepare.  

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Natural Disaster Mitigation: 4 Ways to Reduce Vulnerability and Prepare Your Community photo

March 5, 2019

Natural Disaster Mitigation: 4 Ways to Reduce Vulnerability and Prepare Your Community

You can never be too prepared. Get the facts about what it takes to reduce risk with a comprehensive natural disaster mitigation plan.

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February 21, 2019

The Future of Emergency Management: Trends to Watch

Explore three emerging trends in emergency management and learn how you can prepare.

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February 13, 2019

Homeland Security Professionals: What Do They Do?

Find out what homeland security professionals do and the skills you need to advance in the field.

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The Top Counterterrorism Careers and the Skills You Need to Land Them photo

January 7, 2019

The Top Counterterrorism Careers and the Skills You Need to Land Them

Counterterrorism is a growing field with many career opportunities. Here’s a look at everything you need to know about the field to land your dream role.

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January 16, 2018

7 Business Careers You Can Pursue with a Global Studies Degree

Are you interested in pursuing a career within international business? Here are seven roles to consider, from consultant to economist.

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November 27, 2017

I Want to Work for the UN: A Guide to Getting Started

Are you interested in working for the UN? Here’s everything you need to know, from the skill sets that will make you successful to the types of careers available.

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November 7, 2017

What Do Diplomats Do? A Student’s Guide

A diplomat’s career is diverse. Here is a guide to help you learn more about the position, including its benefits, risks, and the skills you need to succeed.

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