You will emerge from your government major grounded in international relations, American politics, comparative politics and political theory. If you are accepted into Hamilton’s program in Washington, D.C., you will get a front-line perspective on U.S. government, including working 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: