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.

Networking in D.C. + Back Home

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During the 2019 D.C. Career Trek, students had many opportunities to network with IU alumni and employees from the various companies that they visited. Through events such as Career Round Tables and an Alumni Networking Mixer, students learned valuable information …

By Courtney Stapleton
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Employer Spotlight: U.S. Department of State + Student Perspectives from the 2019 D.C. Career Trek

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About the U.S. Department of State

The Department is responsible for promoting peace and stability in areas of vital interest to America, and helping developing nations establish stable economic environments.

The U.S. Department of State provides information and services for …

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An IU Day Special: Internships are a Crucial Part of the College Experience

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The Walter Center for Career Achievement offers a unique vision of career development for students of the arts and sciences — one that includes helping each student land that first job after college.

We’ve found that students who are able to …

By Maureen Langley
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D.C Career Trek: What it was like Meeting the CIA

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Fortunately, this information is not classified — College of Arts and Sciences students were able to visit the CIA, or Central Intelligence Agency, headquarters during a week-long career trek in Washington, D.C over spring break.

“Given my focus in the collection …

By Courtney Stapleton
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Are You Interested in International Communications & PR?

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It is like you’re in my brain.

Thanks to the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, we have an easy checklist to see how you can prepare yourself for a career in the field of international communications and PR.

By Sara White
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