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.

Student Organization Spotlight-SA Advocates

Student Org Spotlight: SA Advocates

What is the goal of your student organization?

SA Advocates operates as part of the Student Association and defends due process and fair resolutions in the conduct system by advising students through the process. If …

By Maya Tierney
Maya Tierney Student Director of Programming, Senior Peer Consutant
Read more »

Binghamton University Student Conflict and Dispute Management Internship Program


As someone who has always wanted to go into the legal field, the SCDMP Internship has given me the perfect opportunity to learn about myself professionally and expand my knowledge of the Conduct process here at Binghamton. One experience …

By Judy Bernier
Judy Bernier Employer Engagement and Outreach Assistant
Read more »

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. David Cingranelli, Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute

Dr. Cingranelli is a member of the Political Science department and also a co-director of the Human Rights Institute at Binghamton University. He has a passion for social justice and has spent years teaching and researching human rights-related issues, and …

By Julia Sullivan
Julia Sullivan Marketing Graduate Assistant
Read more »

How to Find Jobs in the U.S. Congress

Each politician hires staff members to assist them with tasks such as researching policy, writing legislation, communicating with constituents, managing schedules, and every other aspect of working in Congress. These positions could be an excellent opportunity for a student interested …

By Julia Sullivan
Julia Sullivan Marketing Graduate Assistant
Read more »


Featured Resources

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 …

Browse various news articles, events, career tips, and job listings in the public service field.

Get In Touch


University Union 133

Office Hours

Monday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learn more about career consulting appointments here!