Welcome to the Law, Government, and Policy interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that provide services to the public while often working for the public’s best interest in mind.  People who pursue careers in law, government, or policy develop skills in writing, public speaking, coalition building, interpersonal and intercultural communication, conflict resolution, outreach, systems-thinking, analysis and problem solving.

Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): lawyers, legal assistants, paralegals, public policy, international development, researchers, engineers, finance and budgeting, managers, activists, community organizers, analysts, politics, advocacy and local, statewide, tribal or federal administrators.

Information Sessions for WA State Legislative Program, Winter 2021

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The Washington State Legislative Internship Program for Winter 2021 will be offering information sessions this week for interested students.  They will be brief, 30-minute sessions through Zoom.  To prepare for them, please look through the websites for this internship program:

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UW Dawg Daze Events

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For any incoming UW freshmen identifying as pre-law, please see the below virtual dawg daze events that may be of interest to you!

http://www.uwdawgdaze.com/?s=law

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Upcoming AccessLex Webinars

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AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence is committed to understanding the barriers that impede access to law school for historically underrepresented groups and improving access to law school for all; identifying actionable strategies and public policies to increase law school …

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Opportunities at non-profit startup Ameelio

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My name is Zo Orchingwa, and I’m a student at the Yale Law School and co-founder of Ameelio, a nonprofit startup committed to transforming prison communications with free technology, and incarcerating the U.S. through data-driven tools to reduce recidivism. We’re …

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2020: The Course (offered this Fall)

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Course details:

The Course: https://www.washington.edu/uaa/academic-resources/2020-the-course/ 

Autumn 2020 LEAD 298
(1 credit)
SLN: 23601

Time schedule

Instructor: Professor Ed Taylor

Offered via remote learning

From a pandemic to economic fallout to dissent over race and policing, 2020 is sure to be …

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