Government, Law & Policy

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Government, Law & Policy prepares Grinnellians for careers in public policy, local and federal government, urban and regional planning, research, politics, social work, community organizing, advocacy, nonprofit management, international relations, international development, and more.

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In August, the Center for Careers, Life, and Service launched our new all-in-one virtual career center platform designed to help you thrive during your time at Grinnell and after. Offering students, their families, alums, employers, and campus colleagues opportunities to …

By Robin Bourjaily
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Career Clothing Closet Outfit in Action

Xonzy Gaddis Dec. ’22 is in Lexington, KY, this summer working as a Paralegal Intern for Micah Legal, a sliding scale, nonprofit civil law firm that provides affordable access to justice to Fayette County citizens. This summer she has been …

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Understanding the New Public Service Loan Forgiveness Guidelines

By StudioVK

For many current and former students who work in the U.S. nonprofit sector, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) has been a huge advantage. And temporary coronavirus-related relief legislation means the PSLF program can help even more. 

The U.S. …

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Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2022 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms is the most comprehensive, candid guide on the nation’s most prestigious …

Vault Guide to Politics, Public Policy, and Activism Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Government Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to the Top Midsize Texas Law Firms, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Midsize Texas Law Firms is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious midsize …

Vault Guide to the Best Intellectual Property Boutique Law Firms, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Best Intellectual Property Boutique Law Firms is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …

Vault Guide to the Top Florida Law Firms, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Florida Law Firms is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious law firms …

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