Government, Policy, & Law

The GOVERNMENT, POLICY, & LAW career cluster focuses on careers that emphasize strong problem-solving and analytical skills, and/or an interest in influencing local, national, and international policies. Explore careers that serve the public good including politics, local, state, and federal government opportunities, international relations, law and national security.

“It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.”- My advice on attending networking events

“It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.” That’s a phrase I’m sure you all have heard thousands of times, especially if you’re looking to enter the workforce. Unfortunately, my freshman and sophomore year was spent in some form …

By Claire Brenner
Claire Brenner
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Internship Spotlight: The Ford Foundation

As I reflect on my summer, one of the experiences that truly stands out to me was interning at the Ford Foundation. I worked closely with the People and Culture Team, where we learned how to implement diversity, inclusion, and …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez The Ford Foundation
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Four Benefits of Internships for Binghamton University Students

     Every student should have a chance to experience the job they want before graduation; internships are one of the only ways to do this. Not only can students use internships to know for sure they are pursuing the right career, …

By Michael Lorusso
Michael Lorusso Assistant Director of Internship Education
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“Fascinating opportunities exist everywhere” Job Search Advice from Alum Seth Marcus

Binghamton University Alum and current Director of Enterprise Data, Seth Marcus, shares insight about the importance of data analytics skills, articulating your value to a prospective employer, and tips for applying to government positions.

Like this advice? Connect with Seth …

By Seth Marcus
Seth Marcus
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