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.

PPIA Junior Summer Institute

The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellowship Program is a seven-week rigorous, graduate-level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers.

The program consists of classes and co-curricular activities that promote the professional and personal development of emerging …

By Gracie Brandsgard
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Government, Law, and Policy Internship Round Up

Check out recent summer internship postings of interest to the GLP career community. For more internship opportunities, view listings on Handshake.

Corporate and Legislative Affairs Intern – TruStage

This position is designed to provide hands-on experience, allowing an opportunity for individuals …

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What jobs can you get with a Master of Public Administration degree?

By Dr. Joseph Sallustio, Claremont Lincoln University

Graduate students passionate about making an impact and serving the common good have flocked to Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs in recent years. With an MPA – an alternative to the Master of …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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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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