Government, Law & Policy

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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.

Announcing the Vault Law 2024 Midsize Regional Prestige and Midsize Best Law Firms to Work For Rankings, Plus the Top 150 Under 150 List

Rounding out Vault Law’s 2024 rankings season, the midsize rankings for regional prestige and quality of life are official, as is the 2024 Top 150 Under 150 list. “Susman Godfrey held onto its No.1 spots in New York and …

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What is it like to work for the U.S. federal government as a student or recent grad?

The United States federal government is the world’s second-largest employer with 2.1 million civilian employees. For payroll and other human resource purposes, most fall under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Working for the U.S. federal government, especially early in …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Seniors: Tell Your Story

The Class of 2023 Graduate Survey continues, even if the CLS’s raffle is over. We’ll be collecting graduates’ outcomes data through January 2024, and we sincerely hope you’ll find the time to tell us what you’ve done as a Grinnellian …

By Sarah Barks
Sarah Barks Senior Director, STEM Career Communities & Analytics
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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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