Sample Political Scientist Resume

A political scientist resume shows the hiring manager the job hunter is eager to be hired and is well qualified in training and on-the-job experience. All political scientist resumes should state the job seeker's objective and work history.

Hamilton Job-hunter
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Big Town, USA 99999
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A position as a Political Scientist


Effective communicator, astute political scientist, ready for placement


Political Scientist, 2000 to present:

Cranwell Political Research Institute, Big Town, USA.

Duties revolved around studying the way people organize the society they live in, looking at it from every angle including conducting public surveys on a political candidate, monitoring elections, looking into election results.

Political Researcher, 1998-2000:

Cranwell Political Research Institute, Big Town, USA.

Conducted research related to how people vote, how they run their neighborhoods and cities, study how decisions by the Supreme Court affect various aspects of community life.


B.A. in Political Science
Leighton College, 1998, Leighton, USA


American Association of Political Scientists

Outstanding Service Award, 1999

NOTE: Most political scientist resumes run one to two pages. The political scientist resume above is a short sample of one you can use to build your own. Consider what the target employer is looking for and then write yours accordingly.