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.

Social Impact Grad School Fair

Do you have a deep desire to make an impact, know you want to pursue graduate school, but aren’t sure where to start? Graduate school can help you develop advanced skills in a speciality, or provide a solid foundation for …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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How to Become a Foreign Service Officer

Thinking about a Foreign Service career someday? This blog post offers a helpful overview of the path to becoming a Foreign Service Officer (FSO), including answers to the following questions:

What does a FSO/diplomat do?
What are the Foreign Service …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Spring and Summer Internships at the International Rescue Committee

The IRC was founded at the behest of Albert Einstein in 1933 to assist people fleeing from persecution. Since then, the IRC has grown and works all over the world providing humanitarian support. In the United States, the IRC is …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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The Fight for Environmental Change with Doug Foy

Civic Life Lunch – Extreme Weather, Climate Change & the Fight for Environmental Change with Doug Foy

Wednesday, November 10 | 12 PM ET | Virtual Event

Join Tisch College for a conversation with environmentalist and activist, Doug Foy. Foy is the …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Featured Resources

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Virtual Work Experiences

Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what …

From Here to There: A Podcast with the Career Fellows

How did they get from here, to there? Career Fellows talk to Tufts alumni about their career journeys, how they …


Interstride is an interactive career platform that enhances the career exploration and job search process for international students. With web …