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.

3 Questions with Sarah Tralins ’14, U.S. Trade and Development Agency

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Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a new feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Sarah Tralins ’14, Manager for Global Programs, …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Friday Fave: Interview Prep Resources

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Happy Friday, Jumbos! Do interviews make you nervous? Do you feel like you’re going to be judged by your interviewers, a la the harsh judgment of Dwight Schrute? If so, you’re not alone! 

That’s where our interview prep resources come …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Opportunities of the Week

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Each week, we’ll feature upcoming events, internship and job listings, and other opportunities for the Government/Law/International Affairs career community. 

Here’s a quick rundown of some interesting opportunities we’ve come across lately. Have one that you’d like to share with other …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Private Sector Jobs that Give Back

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A corporate job with positive impact…myth? or reality? 

I know what you’re thinking, it might sound like a unicorn, but that’s far from the truth. There are many organizations across both the public and private sectors that are committed to …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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Interstride

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Opportunities in Public Affairs

Job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Log in with …