Still others decide to become elementary or secondary school teachers. There are opportunities to use political science knowledge in government and history courses. If they become school administrators at the local or district levels, political science training can be profitably applied to basic problem solving situations. Political science majors who are inclined to work with young people should investigate opportunities for teaching in both public and private schools. These careers help meet a societal need and also offer relatively good entry level pay for nine to ten months of formal job time.