You will emerge from your government major grounded in international relations, American politics, comparative politics and political theory. You will get a front-line perspective on U.S. government if you are accepted into Hamilton’s program in Washington, D.C., where you will work in a Congressional or executive office.
Thomas Funk ’15 says his summer internship with a U.S. congresswoman will play a part when he decides what to do with his future. Experiencing Washington, D.C. firsthand was an eye-opener.More >>
Jacob Kleinrock '11 has been interested in politics since high school. His government major at Hamilton College reaffirmed his interest, and he’s working as deputy finance director for a gubernatorial campaign. “The classes and one-on-one discussions were invaluable to me as I learned about the many problems of government and intricacies of the solutions,” Kleinrock says.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in government are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: