Studying or majoring in government, along with further study, is applicable to the following careers, among others:
Although undergraduate degrees are sufficient for entry-level positions in government and business, graduate degrees in public administration or other areas are helpful for management and administrative positions.
A broad liberal arts background is encouraged, with excellent verbal and written skills; mastery of a foreign language is a plus.
Part-time and summer internships are extremely helpful in landing jobs in governmental organizations, and leadership skills demonstrated by organization and student government positions will be a plus on your résumé.
Military experience and training can also serve as an entry into government jobs.