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.

United Nations Representatives Visit the Career & Internship Center

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Two representatives from the United Nations – Ceylan Cizmeli and Yuichi Takamatsu – visited the Career and Internship Center late last week for an information session, in which they explained the complexities, challenges, and ever-changing nature of their work, suggested …

By Eli Heller
Eli Heller Career Coach Eli Heller
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Internship Corner – Scholarship for Unpaid Internships – Apply by Dec. 16

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Are you interested in doing an internship with a non-profit or government organization in summer 2020? If so, then this scholarship is for you!

The application for the new UW Scholarship for Unpaid Internships is now open, and the deadline …

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2020 Census Recruitment

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In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.


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In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Adam Smith Internship Program in Renton District Office



UW Handshake job post: https://uw.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3235550 

My office is always accepting resumes from college students interested in interning for academic credit. By assisting the Renton district office staff, interns have the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how a Congressional …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Alumni Career Panel: Learning from Failure, Embracing Success


The Department of History will be holding an Alumni Career Panel on November 14th from 4:30-5:30pm in Smith 320. Join UW History alumni (all of whom were double majors) as they reflect on their pathways from college to career. Panelists …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach Caitlin Goldbaum
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