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.

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By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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Governor’s Leadership Academy – Paid Summer Internship in Olympia

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The Governor’s Leadership Academy is a unique internship program for currently enrolled college and graduate students to gain a hands-on learning experience in the Governor’s office. The Inslee Administration is looking for innovative, forward-thinking individuals who are committed to public service …

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Pre-Law Workshops for Winter Quarter 2020

Pre-Law Flyer Winter 2020 (FINAL)

Please RSVP for these workshops via Handshake: https://careers.uw.edu/events/student/?ctag%5B%5D=pre-law

Workshops are open to all undergraduate & graduate students as well as alumni.

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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What is a Paralegal?

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A popular career path for those interested in law, being a paralegal offers recent grads the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the legal profession including legal precedents and case management. If you’re considering becoming a paralegal, you might …

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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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