Political Science & Security
The world has never been more connected by commerce or diplomacy than it is now. With this strengthened connection comes a great deal of opportunity for better, faster, and more effective trade and cooperation worldwide. Careers in political science and security bridge the gap between nations to deliver peace and prosperity. Below, the Northeastern community has highlighted common questions and issues associated with these unique careers through articles, tips, and how-to guides.
May 25, 2021
Building Community and Organizational Resilience
Our neighborhoods, cities, and institutions need resilience—and trained leaders can help get us there. Learn how the MS in SRS program can help you develop resilience leadership skills and prepare your organization for 21st-century security challenges.more
April 20, 2021
The Top 3 Job Requirements For a Homeland Security Career
You may assume government agencies have a long list of homeland security job requirements, but there are 3 key things they look for when they’re hiring.more
March 29, 2021
What Is Security Studies?
Security studies go beyond protecting against threats to build more resilient communities.more
March 18, 2021
What Is Disaster Preparedness?
Before disaster strikes, disaster preparedness professionals are hard at work planning recovery efforts.more
August 17, 2020
3 Top Careers in Conflict Resolution
What can you do with a specialization in conflict resolution?more
June 29, 2020
What Does a Foreign Service Officer Do?
Learn about the responsibilities of a foreign service officer and the five cones that define this work.more
June 8, 2020
Resiliency, COVID-19, and Societal Responses
Daniel Aldrich, director of Northeastern's Security and Resilience Program, shares his perspective on the current global crisis and how we, as a society, can respond with resilience.more
May 25, 2020
UN Careers: 9 United Nations Career Paths
Learn more about the UN's nine distinct career paths for professionals in nearly every discipline.more
April 30, 2020
International Consulting: Roles, Responsibilities, and Salaries
Working overseas or managing an international team requires particular skills and a global perspective, but the work also comes with unique rewards.more
April 6, 2020
Is a Master's Degree in Homeland Security Worth It?
Considering a career in homeland security or advancing your current role? See if earning a master’s degree can help you reach your goals.more