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.

Now Hiring: Fellowships… for Undergrads?

If you are an undergraduate student, you might have considered gaining work experience through a job or internship. But did you know that a fellowship is also an option? 

Fellowships have a reputation as only being available to graduate students, …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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IU POLS DC Program

The Department of Political Science is offering students the ability to live and attend IUB classes in DC while working in an internship that helps further their academic study and career goals through their IU POLS DC program (IU Internship …

By Justin Zuschlag
Justin Zuschlag Senior Associate Director, Career Education Justin Zuschlag
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Is this Employer for Real? Follow These Tips to Find Out!

It’s that time of year where employers are working hard to fill their still open positions and students are diligent about securing an internship or full-time position. Unfortunately, this is also a time that fraudulent employers show up as well. 

By Sarah Daugherty
Sarah Daugherty Events & Recruitment Coordinator Sarah Daugherty
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Learn how to ‘Break the Ice’ when Networking

What are your go-to conversation starters? When you meet someone new, no matter the situation, how do you break the ice? What are the questions you ask that seem to get people talking? What interests you?

It helps to have …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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All Careers Considered: Embracing Change and Why Helping Others is the Best Philosophy in Business with Dawn Ridley

This week we spoke with Dawn Ridley, African American Studies BA ‘91. Dawn currently serves as the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Giving at Howard University and has years of experience in business primarily in the Washington, DC area. …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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