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.

Boost your Career in Law! Join the Pre-Law Education Organization

Are you interested in a career in Law, but aren’t sure what steps to take to apply to law school or break into the field? The Pre-Law Education Organization (PLEO) is a student organization that offers an abundance of career-building …

By Erin Hansen
Erin Hansen Career Education and Outreach Specialist
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What careers come to mind when you think “government jobs”? 5 unexpected careers in government

Now is the time to consider pursuing a career in government as baby-boomers retire. Government careers span across all industries and career clusters, and are more far-reaching than elected positions and political campaign managers. Think about the intersection of education …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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New Tool Alert – Introducing the “Federal Internship Finder”!

The Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the federal government more effective, efficient, and innovative, has long recognized the need to connect talented individuals with the incredible internship opportunities offered by the U.S. government. With the

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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Learn about specialized fields in International Affairs – Attend a virtual open house this fall!

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs brings together the leading graduate schools from around the world, which specialize in international affairs. Attend any of the themed open house events listed below to learn about a specialized area in …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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