Political Science News

Politics have always been profoundly important, but their contemporary upheaval and increased attention paid to them today makes academic study of government all the more necessary. Read up on the latest happenings of Temple’s Political Science students, alumni and faculty below and contact us if you have a story of your own worth sharing. What sorts of stories belong here? The Department of Political Science examines domestic and foreign politics and policy making. From world diplomacy to healthcare to the environment, our students and faculty take a holistic approach to better understanding the entirety of the political machine so they can help guide policy and move the country and the world forward.

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The College of Liberal Arts’ Master of Public Policy program and NExT Philadelphia partnered with Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) to hold a recent panel strategizing ways to get Philadelphians to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 as part of YIP’s pre-election event series.

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Senior Taylor Allen, a dual Political Science and Journalism major, reflects on her three internships and shares some tips for how other Temple University students can succeed in their own internships.

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The Pathways to Profession program gives 30 students funding to take on unpaid internships where they gain experience, build a professional network and figure out what direction to take their careers in.

As a transfer student, Anthony Amato got the support he needed at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. One day, he hopes to support people back in his hometown by working in state politics.

Kapeghian has dual CLA degrees in history and political science, but he works in technology, and he thinks today’s students should follow his lead and consider other disciplines when job hunting.