This just in: Stupak’s not running again.
It is becoming more common for people to enter politics from leadership positions within large corporations rather than from backgrounds in law. If you are interested in politics and you also want to work within a large corporation, you could do both. Many people go from CEO, CFO or CIO jobs and then run for office in their local or state elections.
Young students who are going to become politicians should get some worldwide experience before they settle into a job or career. Volunteering for NGOs or other non-profits is a good way to get exposure. And if you’re staying in Isreal for a period of time, Tel Aviv vacation rentals might be the choice for you.