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.

Registration Open: Harvard Public Policy Leadership Conference

Harvard Kennedy School is currently accepting applications to its Annual Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC). The conference will be held October 3-6, 2024. 

The PPLC mission is to inspire undergraduate student leaders—particularly those from historically underrepresented and underserved communities—to pursue …

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2024-2025 LSAT Test Dates Released

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has released the dates for the 2024-2025 LSAT administrations, August 2024 through June 2025.

For the 2024-2025 testing cycle, the primary test dates and score release dates are:

In some cases, an additional testing …

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The Classics Prepare Students for Law School and More

Think a classics major is a throwback to an earlier era, with little application in the modern world?

Think again, says classics and political science double major Makaila Hootman ’25. Hootman came to Grinnell with a strong desire to go …

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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 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 …

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 …

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