Sara Nelson Froelich '01 was hired by Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin following an internship in her senior year.  Read more

A Promising Future

Our alumni include successful lawyers with top law firms, state and federal lobbyists, an Illinois State Representative, political campaign analysts and consultants, professional staff members in the U.S. Senate and House offices in Washington, D.C., and several well-placed employees with the Illinois State Department.

Other graduates have pursued careers in journalism, international business, university-level education, civil service, and as elected officials.

Our faculty can guide you in preparing for a wide variety of challenging and satisfying professional opportunities.

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