Career Resources

Please consult:
Alex Maurice
Undergraduate Academic Advisor and Career Advisor
Interdisciplinary Social Science Programs
101 Stephens Hall
Work Hours: 8AM-Noon, Mon-Fri

In addition, slides from a presentation by David Woodward of the Career Center on job search strategies for Political Economy students are available here. A couple of key take-aways: 1) 80% of jobs are filled via the “hidden job market” and not the visible job market. 2) That puts a premium on the “self-directed job search,” i.e. networking. Woodward also has some great advice for resumes and cover letters.

Political Economy Major Map

How to Declare a Major

The Berkeley Economy & Society Initiative (BESI)