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.

B-Real Talks: Campus Organization Leadership to Interning with the Innocence Project

B-Real Talks are authentic conversations with employers, students, alumni, staff and faculty. We’ll discuss how to navigate various workplace dynamics, and how our guests have overcome challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Get ready to hear genuine career and …

By Melissa Hewitt
Melissa Hewitt Student Director of Diversity
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Check out 2 funded Human Rights Internships! Deadline approaching!

Human Rights Quarterly  (paid, remote)

Intern at one of the world’s leading human rights journals! Academic credit is possible, but not required.

The Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati College of Law has been editing …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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Nonprofit work: 5 professionals’ advice for breaking into the field

Are you interested in working for a nonprofit organization, but not clear on what experiences and skills are needed in order to land a job? Below are insights from five professionals on Candid Career who all work within nonprofit organizations. …

By Erin Hansen
Erin Hansen Career Education and Outreach Specialist
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13 Careers in Law (Without Being a Lawyer)

Interested in the legal industry but unsure about wanting to attend law school? Some of the best careers in law allow you to explore different areas of the legal sector without becoming an attorney. Legal careers like paralegal and electronic …

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Commonly Asked Government, Policy, & Law Interview Questions

Use this resource as a guide through interviewing, specifically related to the Government, Policy, & Law career cluster. Remember to …

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