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Careers in Government, Politics and Charities


If you want to make an impact on society, then a career in government, politics and charities may be for you. From social and political research, to journalism, marketing and HR, there's a broad range of career opportunities in this dynamic sector and options in both governmental and non-governmental institutions. 

Discover your prospects!

Prospects is a useful website, where you can explore the different roles in a sector.


Your career starts here – join a club or society

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"Being part of the PIR Society's committe has given me a greater understanding of the global political landscape, and how I couldbe part of it in my future career. The Careers Officer role has provided me with many skills, as well as being rewarding, socially and academically."

Alexandre De Silva, Careers Officer, PIR Society

Through your involvement in campus life and your choice of co-curricular activities, you are learning new skills, many of which are transferable to the workplace! Discover more.

Their careers started here...

Learn about Royal Holloway alumni who are working in the dynamic field of government and politics. Discover more.

GPC graduates

Curious about a career in the charity? Here's the career pathways of professionals working in the field.

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Charities graduates

Find a job, get recruited

With up to 2,000 jobs advertised every week, JobsOnline is a great place to search for graduate jobs and schemes, part-time jobs, summer internships, and insight days. Go to the 'Jobs' tab and filter by job type, sector and location.

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