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.

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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Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Leadership Conference

Harvard Kennedy School is thrilled to announce the 23rd Annual Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC) application is now live! The conference will be held October 12-15, 2023. 

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

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United Nations Internships

Are you looking for an internship in international policy, foreign affairs, or diplomacy? One of these UN internships may be a perfect fit for you. More information about these and other internships can be found at United Nations Internships.
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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 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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