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.

Beyond the Courtroom: Thrilling Career Paths for Political Science Majors Without Going to Law School 

A political science degree opens up a variety of employment options, and not all graduates go into law. While law school is a typical destination, people who prefer to utilize their political knowledge in other ways have a plethora of …

By Ashley Dua
Ashley Dua Student Career Influencer
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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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7 Ways To Build Your International Career Profile at BU

You may be the kind of person who thrives in situations where you are working in multicultural teams. You love learning from different cultures and perspectives and you enjoy the rush of being pushed outside of your comfort zone to

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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The Roosevelt Network – Student Org Spotlight and Funded Activities for Students

Author: Ella Chinn

What is the mission of your organization? As a campus organization, we identify and research problems within the campus community and in the Greater Binghamton area, then create policies and engage in advocacy work to address them …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant
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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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