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.

West Coast Consortium Law Virtual Law School Fair next Wednesday 6/17

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The West Coast Consortium of Private Law Schools is putting on a virtual law school fair next Wednesday June 17th: https://westcoastconsortium.weebly.com/upcoming-events.html

To RSVP: https://mcgeorge.wufoo.com/forms/qkryzm51f9nws0/

 

By Dawn Cheung
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AmeriCorp vs Peace Corps

A vs P

You know you want to help, but you’re not sure how. Maybe you’ve volunteered at a local food pantry and want to do more, or you’ve built houses abroad and want to make it a career. Both AmeriCorps and the …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Virtual InfoSession with Department of State

State
The U.S. Department of State represents U.S. interests around the world. The Department’s employees, with their skills, character, and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America’s diplomacy. Diplomat in Residence for the Northwest …
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Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Serve Your Community, Launch Your Career with Greater South Sound VISTA

VISTA

Despite many aspects of the future looking quite unpredictable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, opportunities to serve our community’s most vulnerable abound. For over 50 years, AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) has mobilized members to where the need …

By Lindsay Fujimoto
Lindsay Fujimoto Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
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Community Engagement & Leadership Education Center (CELE) Service Opportunities

CELE

https://cele.uw.edu/

The Community Engagement and Leadership Education Center has launched their new Community Partners Opportunities page to support students who are looking for ways to advance community based work through volunteer positions. If you are looking to volunteer with non-profits …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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