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.

If you are specifically interested in going to law school, please check out our pre-law page.

Highlights from our “Careers with Impact: Government & Policy” Alumni Panel on 10/8

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In partnership with the UW Alumni Association, the Career & Internship Center recently hosted a panel discussion called “Careers with Impact: Government & Policy” as part of our Alumni Panel series. The panel consisted of three UW alums discussing their …

By Kaeline Kine (She/Her)
Kaeline Kine (She/Her) Guest Experience Coordinator Kaeline Kine (She/Her)
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Upcoming events – Law, Government & Policy

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Careers With Impact: Government and Policy Alumni Panel
Thursday, October 8; 3:30-5:00pm PDT
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This Zoom panel will bring together 3 UW alumni working in government and policy to share their experiences, insights and tips with current Huskies. Plenty …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her)
Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her) Associate Director of Employer & Student Engagement Emma O
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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:

By Luis Santiago (He/Him)
Luis Santiago (He/Him) Associate Director of Coaching Operations Luis Santiago (He/Him)
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UW Dawg Daze Events


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


By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Upcoming AccessLex Webinars


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 …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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