Government, International Affairs + Public Policy

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT? Do you imagine yourself solving problems on a global scale?

Consider utilizing this career community if:

  • You are fascinated by politics, policymaking, and the workings of government.
  • You are inspired by the idea of improving our world through the processes of government.
  • You love learning languages and hope to use your language fluency in a future career.
  • You enjoy the idea of applying your analytical abilities or research experience in an organization that works to solve large-scale problems.
  • You follow current affairs across the globe and have an interest in exploring international careers.
  • You enjoy working with people from other cultures and fostering positive cross-cultural relations.

Explore the Government, International Affairs, and Public Policy career community to gain valuable insights from working professionals, learn about internships and job opportunities, and keep up with current trends.

Senior Lauren David Researches Civic Engagement at the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

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As a research assistant at the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, Lauren David, a senior majoring in English and Political Science, learned how to navigate both the qualitative and quantitative sides of being a research assistant. 

The Institute for …

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International Law Major Kate Semmler adjusts to Working, Living in Rome

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International law and international studies major Kate Semmler worked as an office assistant for the Euro-Gulf Information Center in Rome. She assisted with conferences and worked on journals and publications for the organization. 

The Euro-Gulf Information Center is an initiative …

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Germanic Studies Major Kaleb Mount helps compile report for U.S. Congress

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Government agencies are often known for rigorous forms and processes. Through interning at the Government Accountability Agency in Washington, D.C., Kaleb Mount, a double major in germanic studies and law and public policy, learned that these ‘sometimes annoying features of …

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Political Science major Nicholas Tyszka experiences diplomacy first hand

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Nicholas has spoken Polish and English his whole life. Every day he would ask himself, “How can I utilize both these languages on a day-to-day basis?” He found his answer in his internship at the U.S Consulate General in Krakow, …

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Start the New School Year Right by Visiting the Walter Center

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Hey there! 👋 We just want to drop a quick note about all the exciting things that are happening at the Walter Center this semester. If you didn’t already know, the Walter Center is the career office for the College of …

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