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.

The Pros and Cons of Working for the Government

When you think about government, what pops into your head? For many, images of the President of the United States, Capitol Hill, and the Lincoln Memorial may come to mind. Those are indelible images of American government, but they do …

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What can you do with a Public Policy Degree ?

A public policy degree prepares students to analyze community problems and influence lawmaking at the local, state, and federal levels.
Public policy majors work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, such as a government agency or advocacy group.
Many …

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Application Open for NAACP LDF Scholars Program

Applications Now Open For NAACP LDF Scholars Program

Applications Due: February 16, 2021

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is now seeking applicants for the inaugural class of its Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP).  The program guarantees a debt-free educational experience as …

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Apply Now for LSAC PLUS Online, Hosted by St. John’s Law

Students interested in law school are invited to apply to the 2021 LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program Online at St. John’s Law. An award-winning pipeline initiative of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights, LSAC PLUS Online serves …
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Commonly Asked Government, Policy, & Law Interview Questions

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