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

Who’s Hiring? 11 Nonprofits Hiring for Manager-Level Roles

If you’ve been working in the social-impact sector for a few years, you may be starting to think about next steps; how you’d like to grow personally and professionally, and what you need to do to get to where you …

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Partnership for Public Service & Federal Government Internship Programs

The Partnership for Public Service is a non-profit & non-partisan organization that with the goal of providing support for current government workers and helping match young people to government opportunities. Learn more about their internship support programs!

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Interning in the Washington State Legislature FAQ’s

If you have ever considered getting hands-on experience with the legislative process, then look closer at being an intern for the WA state legislature. When it comes to internships it helps to have great information about the opportunities available. The …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Marketing your diversity in a job search

In the article, How to market your diversity in your job search, Adejoke Adeboyejo highlights these tips to highlight the unique aspects of your professional background –

By Melanie Kiel
Melanie Kiel Career Coach
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Job Seeker Resources from the U.S. Department of State

Ever consider working abroad to represent the United States? The U.S. Department of State has published a list of resources to help job seekers find opportunities. I recommend paying special attention the the Pathways Programs as it includes options for …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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CORA (Court Opportunity Recruitment for All)

The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) provides a centralized application to find out about state level court opportunities! Use …

Federal Internship Finder

The Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to support the …

As a college student, you are a target for scammers. They know that you are young, potentially inexperienced, and may …

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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