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.

Focus on … Political Risk Consulting & Analysis

📚 Political Risk Consulting: What Is It?

Put broadly, political risk consulting refers to a job focused on assessing the impact of political developments on organizations. This can range from analyzing how elections and changes of government — and the resulting …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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3 Questions with Jonathan Mazumdar, A09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, Startup Nonprofit

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring 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. 

Jonathan Mazumdar, ’09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Internship Spotlight: Foreign Brief

Current student Justin Schuster shared the following about being an Intern at Foreign Brief …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
At Foreign Brief, I had an internship as a graphic designer for the company’s video …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Boston Area JD Law School Forum- November 11, 2022

Boston Area JD Law School Forum- Hosted by the Law School Admission Council

Friday, November 11, 2022
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street,
Boston, MA 02210

FREE ADMISSION

LSAC Law School Forums are held …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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Resource Spotlight : Using Zintellect to find STEM internships and fellowships w/ U.S. Government Agencies

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) connects talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to STEM and STEM-support internship and fellowship programs administered for the U.S. Department of Energy and more than 25 other …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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3 Questions with Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications Officer, The Asia Society

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring 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. 

Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Diversity & Inclusion Programs for Students Interested in Health & Life Sciences

There are many specialized health and life sciences research programs available to underrepresented students who are pursuing majors related to health and life sciences.  These are just a few of the programs that offer training and mentorship opportunities designed for …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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