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Department of Philosophy/Political Science

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Thinking About Fall Internships? Is Your Resume Ready to Beat the ATS?

If you’re already asking yourself “What’s an ATS?” then keep reading…it’s important!

ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, a general descriptor for a type of software that many companies, large and small, use to manage inbound job applications. These systems …

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​Opportunity for SHS and CAS seniors in Spring 2022–Capstone with travel to Ghana

For this School of Health Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences capstone, we will travel to Ghana in January 2022 for two weeks prior to the start of the Spring 2022 semester. The capstone course will be taken as …

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The deadline for applying for the QU in DC Seminar on National Security has been extended to  Friday April 9

The deadline for applying for the QU in DC Seminar on National Security has been extended to  Friday April 9.    One more opportunity!!!

Take part in a one-week immersive virtual QU in DC seminar in which you’ll explore the protection …

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Sarah Annabi, Political Science, Class of 2021

Why did you pick your major?

I initially picked my major as a senior in high school because I thought that Political Science was what someone who wanted to go to law school studied. It was not until after that …

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Think Like A Recruiter To Prepare For Your Next Interview

One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is to think like a recruiter. Not sure how to do this? One great way is to read what THEY read. For every article you Google seeking advice on how …

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Featured Classes

CAR 150 – Introduction to Excel

Interested in becoming an Excel power user? Consider the online course CAR-150: Intro to Excel. You’ll be amazed how useful…

PO 365 – Inside Washington D.C. (3 credits)

Prof. Scott McLean
In this intensive, two-week seminar in Washington, D.C., students interact with well-known speakers from government, the media and academia to…

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Career Resources

360 Senior Success Center
Bobcat Connect

Bobcat Connect is an easy-to-use platform for informal mentorship, networking and career support — designed exclusively for Quinnipiac students and alumni …

Career Competencies

Want to know what employers want? The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) publishes an annual list created by …

CAS360 Navigator

The 360 Navigator is designed to help you understand how you can, with guidance from your advisors, chart your path …

Cover Letter Writing Guide

A well-written cover letter can often be the difference between getting an interview and getting a rejection letter. You should send …

Hartford Legislative Internship

Academic Resources

CAR 295 - Internship for Credit

The CAR295: CAREER PRACTICUM course, which gives course credit for internships.

 

IDEAL Courses

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a number of courses that focus on people in societies who have been …

Philosophy and Political Science Course Advising Booklet - Spring 2018

Tips for Requesting a Letter of Recommendation:

Ask those who know you and also can evaluate your capabilities. Ask the …
Course Catalog
CAS360 Navigator

The 360 Navigator is designed to help you understand how you can, with guidance from your advisors, chart your path …

Graduate School Preparation

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Tips on GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT and other graduate level testing

gradschools.com

This site offers a large list of graduate schools! Thousands of options at hundreds of colleges and universities, across masters …

Tips for Requesting a Letter of Recommendation:

Ask those who know you and also can evaluate your capabilities. Ask the …

Professional Associations

The American Federation of Teachers

The AFT was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.7 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

Republican National Committee

The Republican Party is fighting for a freer and stronger America where everyone has the opportunity to achieve the American …

Democratic National Committee

Since 1848, the Democratic National Committee has been the home of the Democratic Party, the oldest continuing party in the …

The American Association for Public Opinion Research

AAPOR is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the U.S.

American Association of Political Consultants

AAPC consists of political and media consultants, pollsters, campaign managers, corporate public affairs officers and more dedicated to improving democracy.

Council of State Governments http://www.csg.org/

National Conference of State Legislatures http://www.ncsl.org/

National Association of Counties http://www.naco.org/

Local Government Institute http://www.govtjob.net/local_govt__institute.htm