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.

Tips for writing a compelling personal statement

By: Vanessa Jaeger, Pre-Law Advisor

Pay Attention to the Details

It’s getting to be that time of year…end of the semester and lot’s of people asking “what will you do after you graduate?” If you’re a junior or senior—or, let’s …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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Explore political advocacy and develop your writing skills with Happy Medium

Are you interested in gaining analytical writing and editing skills while exploring interests in law? Happy Medium might be the student org. for you! Vice President and Managing Editor, Briana Lopez-Patino, shares more about this organization and how you can …

By Briana Lopez-Patino
Briana Lopez-Patino
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Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Headline

With 220 characters to work with your LinkedIn headline is one of the most important aspects of your LinkedIn profile.

Your headline is your first introduction and the first opportunity to give your LinkedIn profile direction. In addition to that, …

By Cassie Spencer
Cassie Spencer Assistant Director, Internship and Career Education
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Finding a Mentor through Mentor Match

Finding a Mentor through Mentor Match

How many of you have a mentor? When I started college, I wasn’t exactly sure what a mentor even was. Now, I understand how valuable a mentor can be for exploring career options. Being …

By Lexie Avery, MS '15
Lexie Avery, MS '15 Senior Associate Director, Student Engagement and Career Readiness
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Build your network, learn about government news, and find working groups based on your interests in the public administration field.

Explore Binghamton’s resources for careers in law, such as events, programs, and tips for preparing for and applying to law …

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