Law, Public Safety & Policy

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Providing services to protect others, navigating the criminal justice system and national security are part of this group of occupations. Lawyers, judges, police, firefighters, and national intelligence staff represent a sample of the occupations found here. If you have an interest in representing and protecting the rights of others these jobs are worth considering.

Occupations within Law, Public Safety & Policy

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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Why Pro Bono Work Is Essential to a Successful Legal Career

Sonja Sahlsten is an associate at Finnegan in Washington, DC. In addition to her patent law practice, Sonja devotes significant time to pro bono and has found the work challenging and fulfilling. Sonja’s pro bono work has given her opportunities …

By Sonja Sahlsten—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP - Vault
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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
College Recruiter
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Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

One benefit to pursuing a career in the legal field is that the opportunities are limitless—private practice, in-house, academia, nonprofit legal work, prosecution, government—and the list goes on. One area that should not be overlooked is he federal government—interning with …

By Ashley Reed - Vault
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