President of the United States

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Job Responsibilities

The Constitution assigns the president two roles: chief executive of the federal government and Commander in Chief of the armed forces. As Commander in Chief, the president has the authority to send troops into combat, and is the only one who can decide whether to use nuclear weapons.

As chief executive, he enforces laws, treaties, and court rulings; develops federal policies; prepares the national budget; and appoints federal officials. He also approves or vetoes acts of Congress and grants pardons.

Necessary skills

This job requires an extensive knowledge in politics and foreign affairs. An advanced degree or a background in politics is recommended. To succeed in this career one is required to rely on diplomacy rather than violence to solve all problems.


Must be at least 35 years old, a natural-born citizen, and have lived in the United States at least 14 years.


$400,000 salary
$50,000/year expense account
$100,000/year travel expenses
The White House
Secret Service Protection (for life for the President and immediate family)
Camp David (a retreat that many President’s use as vacation or to meet with other heads of state)
Air Force One personal airplane
Personal Staff of 400-500
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