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:

Administrative Assistant, Development Department, Louis Palau Association

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

Communication Director, Oregon House Republicans

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

Falls Church Fellows Program in Washington D.C.

Field Researcher, National Republican Senatorial Committee 

Funding Operations Specialist, Community Assistance Network

Generation Opportunity, Grassroots Intern (paid position)

John Jay Institute Fellow

Legal Assistant for Randal Wolfe, Lake Oswego

Lieutenant, United States Marines

News reporter for KUNP Univision

News reporter for OPB

News reporter for OPB

Operations and Policy Analyst at Oregon Health Authority

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:

Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Brown University

Associate Attorney, Nehring Law, PLLC

Attorney, The Carlson Law Group

Attorney/Project Manager, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Washington D.C.

Attorney, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York City

Communications/Government Relations Manager, LEKTRO, Inc.

Consultant, Pacific Research Institute

City Commission, Warrenton, Oregon

Director of Public Affairs, Oregon Manufacturers and Commerce

Editor, Open Road Integrated Media (NYC)

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

House Minority Leader, Oregon House of Representatives

Legal Advocate for the Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

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

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

Research Assistant, Hoover Institution

Retreat Coordinator, Sky Ranch

Source Analyst, Department of Defense

Superior Court Associate Judge, District of Columbia

Technical Writer, New Relic, Inc.

Vice President of Christians in Political Science

Vice President of Student Life at Eastern Nazarene


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

Duke Divinity (Master of Theological Studies) (partially funded)

George Washington University Law School

Georgetown University, Master of Science in Foreign Service

Georgia State University, Ph.D. program in Political Science (fully funded)

Hamline University School of Law

Hebrew University, MA in Middle Eastern Studies

John Jay Institute

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

Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv) (partially funded)

San Diego State University

Southern Illinois University, Ph.D. program in Political Science (fully funded)

Tel Aviv University, Israel

University of California at Los Angeles, Ph.D. program in Political Science (fully funded)

University of Chicago Divinity School (partially funded)

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 South Carolina, Ph.D. program in Political Science

University of Texas at Austin

University of Washington School of Law

Vanderbilt University, PhD program in Community Research and Action Program (fully funded)

Villanova University School of Law

Washington University in St. Louis

Willamette University College of Law

Western Illinois University

Yale Divinity School (Master of Religion with a concentration in Ethics) (fully funded)