The Government and Foreign Affairs major involves domestic and international political activities. This includes diplomatic work, building and maintaining international relationships, and activities in U.S. federal, state, and local government.
Students are required to complete a professional internship. Government and Foreign Affairs students usually intern within a department of local, state, or national government. There also are opportunities to work and learn in Washington D.C. through the Washington Center.
Walsh's major is designed to give a specialized political foundation to those planning to enter domestic or foreign government services, education, research, or those planning to attend graduate school or enter politics.
Some specific career opportunities include:Electoral/Campaign Politics Foreign Services Local, State and National Government Service Law Enforcement City and County Management Community Planning Legal Profession
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