Politics Graduates

The politics major at George Fox prepares students for a variety of careers. While many majors choose to go into politics, many do not.


Positions offered to George Fox politics majors upon graduation:

Admissions Counselor, George Fox University

Analyst with Strategic Analysis—on contract with Department of Homeland Security

Assistant Account Executive, The Sherry Group ( A sport and entertainment public relations firm based in New Jersey)

Bilingual Business, Training, and Employment Specialist

California Senate Fellows Program

Campaign Manager, John Davis Oregon State Representative Campaign

Case Manager, AmeriCorps in Alamosa, Colorado

Center for Education Internship, Pacific Policy Institute

Communications Executive, Office of the Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Administrative Services, Oregon

Database Technician, Republican National Committee (Washington, D.C.).

Deputy Communications Director, Oregon House Republican Caucus

Deputy Director of Early Voting, Victory 2008

Digital Media Coordinator/Specialist, New Media NW/Common Ground Initiative

Editorial Assistant, Mercury Ink

Educational Assistant, McMinnville School District

English Language Learning Teacher, Silverton High School

English Teacher/Missionary in Czechoslovakia with TeachOverseas

English Teacher, Shanghai China

Enrollment Counselor, Warner Pacific College

Executive Assistant: Cascade Policy Institute

Field Researcher, National Republican Senatorial Committee 

Funding Operations Specialist, Community Assistance Network

Generation Opportunity, Grassroots Intern (paid position)

Lieutenant, United States Marines

News reporter for KUNP Univision

News reporter for OPB

Page/Clerical Assistant for The Secretary of the Oregon Senate

Political Research Analyst, Promote Oregon Leadership PAC

Psychology Intern, Friendsview Retirement Community

Receptionist, Adams & Co. (A political consulting firm in Oregon)

Regional Coordinator for Conger for U.S. Senate

Reagan Ranch Leadership Academy

School Liaison and Counselor, Youth Guidance Association

Staff, Eden Reforestation Projects

Staff Assistant, Organization for International Investment (Washington, D.C.).

Title Claims Case Manager, Liberty Mutual

VISTA volunteer, AmeriCorps

Volunteer, Quaker Volunteer Services

Positions George Fox politics majors have held or are currently holding:

Associate Attorney, Nehring Law, PLLC

Attorney, The Carlson Law Group

Attorney, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York City

Communications/Government Relations Manager, LEKTRO, Inc.

Consultant, Pacific Research Institute

City Commission, Warrenton, Oregon

E-media Intern, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Economic Assistant, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Field Director, Common Sense for Oregon

High school teacher and coach, Suwon, South Korea

Manager, NEAC, Inc. (an American factory in Shanghai, China). Read about Gregg Cobb's story.

Marketing Intern, Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.

Paralegal, JJH Law Firm

Professor of Political Science, Eastern Kentucky University

Professor of Political Science, National Defense University

Policy Analyst and Member Services Director for the Oregon House Republican Office

Program Assistant, Pathways to Housing (Philadelphia)

Program Forecaster, IARPA

Project Manager, New Media NW

Public Policy Assistant, American Farm Bureau Federation

Recovery Specialist

Retreat Coordinator, Sky Ranch

Source Analyst, Department of Defense

Technical Writer, New Relic, Inc.

Schools to which George Fox politics majors have been accepted:

American University in Cairo, Master's of Middle East Studies Program

California Baptist University, Master’s of Public Administration Program

California State University, Chico, Master of Arts in Political Science

Cambridge University, Master of Philosophy in International Relations program (with multiple scholarships).

Catholic University of America, Ph.D. program in Political Science (with multiple scholarships)

Chico State University, Master of Arts in Political Science

Cornell University School of Law

George Washington University Law School

Georgetown University, Master of Science in Foreign Service

Hamline University School of Law

Lewis and Clark Law School

Monterey institute of International Studies

Northeastern University (Boston), Master of Sociology with an emphasis in conflict resolution (full scholarship)

Northwestern University

Notre Dame University School of Law

Pepperdine University, Masters of Public Policy

San Diego State University

Southern Illinois University, Ph.D. program in Political Science (with full funding)

University of Iowa School of Law

University of Michigan Law School

University of Minnesota School of Law

University of Oregon School of Law

University of Seattle School of Law

University of Texas at Austin

Vanderbilt University

Villanova University School of Law

Washington University in St. Louis

Willamette University College of Law

Western Illinois University

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