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.

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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What’s it like to work for a state senator?

Are you interested in working for the state government, but not so sure that you want to be an elected official yourself? Are you struggling to identify what other careers in government may exist? Thankfully, Candid Career is full of …

By Erin Hansen
Erin Hansen Career Education and Outreach Specialist
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A Day in the Life of a Protiviti Senior Consultant

7:15 AM: I leap out of bed and begin my morning routine. I get dressed and then pack my laptop, my ID badge, and make sure I have all my things into my backpack.

8:00 AM: I walk out the …

By Samuel O'Malley
Samuel O'Malley
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