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.

8 Unexpected Benefits to Studying Abroad as a Graduate Student photo

October 31, 2017

8 Unexpected Benefits to Studying Abroad as a Graduate Student

Can you study abroad in grad school? Here are 8 ways studying abroad, especially as a graduate student, can benefit your education and your career.

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October 31, 2017

Building a Humanitarian Career: How to Find a Job You Love

Everything you need to know, from what a humanitarian career entails to popular positions you should consider.

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Gail Marcus Brings a Career’s Worth of Global Consulting into the Classroom photo

October 23, 2017

Gail Marcus Brings a Career’s Worth of Global Consulting into the Classroom

Gail Marcus describes her approach to teaching in Northeastern's Global Studies and International Relations program.

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Friedrich Lohr Brings His Years of Diplomacy Into the Classroom photo

July 3, 2017

Friedrich Lohr Brings His Years of Diplomacy Into the Classroom

Lohr, a faculty member in Northeastern's Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations program, shares how he integrates his past experience into the classroom.

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Dan Czirjak Uses Images from Outer Space to Solve Problems on the Ground photo

April 18, 2017

Dan Czirjak Uses Images from Outer Space to Solve Problems on the Ground

Czirjak, a faculty member in our Master of Professional Studies in Geographic Information Technology, shares how he teaches remote sensing and spectroscopic image analysis.

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How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom photo

March 1, 2017

How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom

Holst, a faculty member in the Master of Arts in Homeland Security program, is helping students "talk the talk" and "walk the walk" when it comes to IT issues and management.

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My Northeastern Network: How It Helped One Alum Better Evaluate Public Policy photo

November 17, 2016

My Northeastern Network: How It Helped One Alum Better Evaluate Public Policy

Hunter Hustus, a graduate of our Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares how his Northeastern network helped him take the next step in his career.

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3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology photo

July 22, 2016

3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology

Here are three ways technology is helping law enforcement and justice professionals stay ones step ahead of criminals.

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How a Master’s Helped One Alum Land a Role with the Dept. of Homeland Security photo

July 13, 2016

How a Master's Helped One Alum Land a Role with the Dept. of Homeland Security

Brad Belzak, director of legislative affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, shares why enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Security and Resilience Studies.

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May 26, 2016

How You Can Use Geographic Information Technology

As associate teaching professor Cordula Robinson points out, you are probably using geographic information technology without even realizing it.

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