4 Ways To Connect With The Government Policy & Law Career Cluster

Students interested in The Government Policy & Law Career Cluster: here are several great resources to take advantage of this semester. These resources are excellent ways to get experience and explore careers related to government, policy and law!

1. Find Jobs and Internships

Check out the featured jobs and internships currently available on handshake specifically for the Government, Policy, and Law career cluster. To find more jobs, log in to Handshake and search for positions you are interested in. Handshake is full of opportunities and there are thousands of positions available for Binghamton University students.

2. Get Weekly Updates about Events, Resources, and Opportunities

Follow the Government, Policy, and Law career cluster on the Career tools Fleishman page. Use your BU login to sign in to your account, go to your profile in the top right corner, select alerts, and then go to emails. Select weekly newsletters, go to preferences, and check the government, policy, and law career cluster box updating your preferences. This will send you weekly updates on events, professional development sessions, and job openings in your career cluster.

3. Virtual Experience Programs on Forage

Forage is a great site that offers a ton of virtual project experiences. These virtual modules are composed of projects  that replicate work being completed at some of the best companies. These experiences allow students to learn more about these companies and develop relevant skills needed to succeed. Virtual experiences range anywhere from 1hour to 8hours of work with most taking between 3-6hours to complete. The opportunities on the site vary, but they include extensive projects in the area of Law. This is a great opportunity to get experience while obtaining the skills needed to give you a competitive edge when applying for jobs and internships.

4. Research Opportunities at the External Scholarships and Undergraduate Research Center

Research is a great way to get more experience in your career cluster. Check out the Undergraduate Research Center’s website for research programs available based on your interests! Numerous opportunities exist for undergraduate students to pursue research and scholarly or creative work in their disciplines.

Honorable mention: Take a look at the over 450 clubs and organizations we have on campus. We have many great organizations for those interested in Government, Policy, & Law.

By Michael Lorusso
Michael Lorusso Assistant Director of Internship Education