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.

Practicing Gratitude and Appreciating Your Network

As the semester ends, my thoughts always turn to reflection.  How do I make sense of the semester that is past and prepare for the semester to come? My career in higher education has always revolved around semesters, but perhaps …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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Ascend Indiana can help December Graduates

Are you are graduating this December and still job searching? If you are looking for opportunities in Indiana, Ascend Indiana can help!

Ascend Indiana is a nonprofit designed to help college students find jobs + internships across the state. Partnering with …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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Sophomore Justin Romer Gets Involved in Politics for the Borgen Project

Justin Romer is a sophomore at IU pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in creative writing. Justin is passionate about social movements and international advocacy, which can be seen through his academic concentration in Human …

By Geoffrey Heck
Geoffrey Heck Peer Coach Geoffrey Heck
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Passionate about sustainability? Apply to be an Indiana Climate Fellow

Many students at the College of Arts + Sciences want to get involved in the sustainability movement. However, students often don’t know where to start, especially if their major is not sustainability-related.

One place to start is the Indiana Sustainability Development …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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Now Hiring: Companies Searching for December 2020 Graduates

Students who graduate in December can face a unique challenge; they are often ready to job search when companies have slowed hiring. To address this, The Walter Center made a highly-curated list of current job openings. The list is organized …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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