Government & Public Administration

Welcome to the Government & Public Administration Community! Learn more here about the different career paths you can pursue, get resources to start your career journey and take next steps to pursue career opportunities.

The positions in this category all include all the posts that make city, state and federal government agencies run. Positions include directors, elected leaders/legislators, administrative staff, and regulators to name a few. The jobs in this category are essential to provide services to community, planning for infrastructure & expansion, and organizing care for societies most vulnerable.  Many people find these positions provide excellent opportunities to make a difference.

Occupations within Government & Public Administration

Agriculture Positions with the WSDA

Ever wonder about government positions in agriculture?

Consider exploring the WSDA employment website to learn what positions you might pursue in the future!

Make sure to read through the position description to learn if the tasks interest you, then the …

By Harrison Hughes
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Spring Semester | Paid Congressional Internship

Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04) is currently seeking paid congressional interns for the Spring 2023 term. The internships are in-person and will run from January to early May. Dates are flexible. This internship is open to undergraduate and recent college graduates.

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach
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How to not let Thanksgiving Break derail your semester

With Thanksgiving break one week away, it’ll be tempting to checkout this week in classes, but this break is a sign of how close we are to the end of the semester, which means we must power through these final …

By Morgan Jernigan
Morgan Jernigan G.A: Academic Coach
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What to do with a degree in Criminal Justice: Interview with the FBI

 

If you’re studying or thinking about studying Criminal Justice, we are excited to have some great career advice for you, via FBI’s Recruitment and Selection Unit. They answered our questions about what is available for Criminal Justice students, and not …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
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WATCH: How to find and land a job, internship, or other opportunity in the Federal Government

Hope White of Hopeful Speaking and Consulting, LLC recently sat down with College Recruiter’s Steven Rothberg to discuss the best tips and practices to land jobs, internships, and more opportunities within the Federal Government.

Hope is a U.S. veteran who …

By Ryan Wood - College Recruiter
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Learn From Professionals – What is it like working in Government & Public Administration?

When making decisions about what career to pursue, hearing from professionals within the field can provide extremely valuable prospective. Consider …

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