Government, Law & International Affairs

Welcome to the Government, International Affairs & Law Community!

Careers in this community focus on serving the public interest, analyzing and setting policy, and ensuring fundamental rights are upheld at the local, state, national and international level— whether it be in an NGO or non-profit, public, or the private sector. People who pursue careers in government, law or international affairs develop skills in writing, public speaking, developing fluency or high proficiency in a second language, interpersonal and intercultural communication, conflict resolution, outreach, systems-thinking, analysis and problem solving.

Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): activists, advocacy, analysts, community organizers, consulting, creative arts, education, engineering, finance and budgeting, international development, information technology and computer science, legal, politics, public policy, researchers, and local, state, tribal, federal, or global/international entities.

Internship Spotlight: Attorney General of Massachusetts, Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau, Fair Labor Division

Recent Tufts graduate Lorenza shared the following about being a Summer Fellow with the Attorney General of Massachusetts, Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau, Fair Labor Division …

💼 What did you do as an intern at this organization? 

I worked closely …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Change-Making in the Workplace: Trends in DE&I Initiatives

Introduction to Change-Making in the Workplace Series

In April, Tufts Career Center’s Career Fellows Ismenia and Jesse moderated a panel on Change-Making in the Workplace. We will be breaking down that conversation into smaller blog posts, but if you are …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Creating Change Through Law

So you’re interested in law…or maybe you aren’t. The legal field is broad, and there are a lot of different ways that knowledge of the law, the law making process, and the judicial system can be applied in society. In …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Working for the UN

🌐 UN Purposes — A brief refresher

The purposes of the United Nations (UN), as stated in its founding charter, are to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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