Government, Law & Policy

Do you want to make a difference by serving others and being a change agent?
Do you enjoy learning about and discussing complex issues affecting our world?
Are you interested in possible careers in government, law, and policy sectors?
Are you passionate about solving individual, group, or societal problems through advocacy, policy work, law, or social service?

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

Spring Break Study Tour to Washington, DC

Spring 2023 Study Tour

The Rosenfield Program is teaming up with the Center for Careers, Life, and Service Government, Law, and Policy Career Community to offer a study tour to Washington, D.C., during the first week of spring break. The focus of the tour will be public affairs, human rights, and International relations. All students are welcome to apply. To find out more about the tour, visit the tour website or contact Barb Trish or Maureen Fitzgibbon.

2023 Spring Break Study Tour Application

Application deadline 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 26, 2022.

Meet Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy Elizabeth Shackelford

On Thursday, December 1, students will have the opportunity to interact with Elizabeth Shackelford, a senior fellow in U.S. foreign policy with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Shackelford was a career diplomat with the US Department of State until …

By Maureen Fitzgibbon
Maureen Fitzgibbon Director, Government, Law & Policy Career Community
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New Grinnell Spring 2023 Course: Considering Student Success

Are you interested in better understanding what scholars and academicians have to say about “student success” in college? Are you interested in doing original, qualitative research on this topic with a group of peers? Do you have ambitions of working …

By Mark Peltz
Mark Peltz Daniel & Patricia Jipp Finkelman Dean
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Spring Break Study Tour to Washington, DC

Spring 2023 Study Tour

The Rosenfield Program is teaming up with the Center for Careers, Life, and Service Government, Law, and Policy Career Community to offer a study tour to Washington, D.C., during the first week of spring break. The …

By Maureen Fitzgibbon
Maureen Fitzgibbon Director, Government, Law & Policy Career Community
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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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