Political scientists perform work familiar to some military personnel.

Jobs in this career are similar to the following job classifications in the

8220
Billet Designator-Political Military Officer (Commissioned Officer only)
8221
Regional Affairs Officer-Latin America (Commissioned Officer only)
8222
Regional Affairs Officer - Eurasia (Commissioned Officer only)
8223
Regional Affairs Officer-People's Republic of China (Commissioned Officer only)
8224
Regional Affairs Officer-Middle East/North Africa (Commissioned Officer only)
8225
Regional Affairs Officer-Sub-Saharan Africa (Commissioned Officer only)
8226
Regional Affairs Officer - South Asia (Commissioned Officer only)
8227
Regional Affairs Officer-Western Europe (Commissioned Officer only)
8228
Regional Affairs Officer-East Asia (Excluding People's Republic of China) (Commissioned Officer only)
8229
Regional Affairs Officer-Eastern Europe (Excluding Former Soviet Union) (Commissioned Officer only)
8240
Basic Foreign Area Officer (Commissioned Officer only)
8241
Foreign Area Officer-Latin America (Commissioned Officer only)
8242
Foreign Area Officer-Eurasia (Commissioned Officer only)
8243
Foreign Affairs Officer-People's Republic of China (Commissioned Officer only)
8244
Foreign Area Officer-Middle East/North Africa (Commissioned Officer only)
8245
Foreign Affairs Officer-Sub-Saharan Africa (Commissioned Officer only)
8246
Foreign Area Officer-South Asia (Commissioned Officer only)
8247
Foreign Affairs Officer-Western Europe (Commissioned Officer only)
8248
Foreign Area Officer-East Asia (Excluding People's Republic Of China) (Commissioned Officer only)
8249
Foreign Area Officer-Eastern Europe (Excluding Former Soviet Union) (Commissioned Officer only)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

8220
Billet Designator-Political Military Officer (Warrant Officer only)
8221
Regional Affairs Officer-Latin America (Warrant Officer only)
8222
Regional Affairs Officer - Eurasia (Warrant Officer only)
8223
Regional Affairs Officer-People's Republic of China (Warrant Officer only)
8224
Regional Affairs Officer-Middle East/North Africa (Warrant Officer only)
8225
Regional Affairs Officer-Sub-Saharan Africa (Warrant Officer only)
8226
Regional Affairs Officer - South Asia (Warrant Officer only)
8227
Regional Affairs Officer-Western Europe (Warrant Officer only)
8228
Regional Affairs Officer-East Asia (Excluding People's Republic of China) (Warrant Officer only)
8229
Regional Affairs Officer-Eastern Europe (Excluding Former Soviet Union) (Warrant Officer only)
8240
Basic Foreign Area Officer (Warrant Officer only)
8241
Foreign Area Officer-Latin America (Warrant Officer only)
8242
Foreign Area Officer-Eurasia (Warrant Officer only)
8243
Foreign Affairs Officer-People's Republic of China (Warrant Officer only)
8244
Foreign Area Officer-Middle East/North Africa (Warrant Officer only)
8245
Foreign Affairs Officer-Sub-Saharan Africa (Warrant Officer only)
8246
Foreign Area Officer-South Asia (Warrant Officer only)
8247
Foreign Affairs Officer-Western Europe (Warrant Officer only)
8248
Foreign Area Officer-East Asia (Excluding People's Republic Of China) (Warrant Officer only)
8249
Foreign Area Officer-Eastern Europe (Excluding Former Soviet Union) (Warrant Officer only)
9676
International Relations Officer (Commissioned Officer only)
9820
Billet Designator-Political Military Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9821
Regional Affairs Officer, Latin America (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9822
Regional Affairs Officer, Former Soviet Union (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9823
Regional Affairs Officer, Peoples Republic of China (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9824
Regional Affairs Officer, Middle East/North Africa (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9825
Regional Affairs Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9826
Regional Affairs Officer, Southwest Asia (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9827
Regional Affairs Officer, Western Europe (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9828
Regional Affairs Officer, Eastern Asia (Excluding Peoples Republic of China) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9829
Regional Affairs Officer, Eastern Europe (Excluding Former Soviet Union) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9940
Basic Foreign Area Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9941
Foreign Area Officer, Latin America (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9942
Foreign Area Officer, Former Soviet Union (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9943
Foreign Affairs Officer, People's Republic of China (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9944
Foreign Area Officer, Middle East/North Africa (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9945
Foreign Affairs Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9946
Foreign Affairs Officer, Southwest Asia (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9947
Foreign Affairs Officer, Western Europe (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9948
Foreign Affairs Officer, East Asia (Excluding PRC) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9949
Foreign Affairs Officer, Eastern Europe (Excluding USSR) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)