Career Paths

As a Politics and IR student your career options are broad and varied, with many roles and sectors to choose from.

For example you might be interested in policy, government, campaigning, aid, security, media or consulting, and in roles such as a Civil Service Fast Streamer, policy officer, aid worker, charities officer or public affairs professional. These pages will give you an overview of some of the more popular career paths for SPIR students.

It may seem quite overwhelming to make a decision about your career path but there is plenty of help at hand, both in the School and more broadly within the University.