Government, International Affairs, Law, Policy
Professionals in these broad interdisciplinary fields are involved with developing, enacting, interpreting or applying laws and policies at the local, state/regional, national or international levels. They may work for governmental agencies, departments or elected officials; in not-for-profit or nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); or within business and industry, from small firms to major international corporations.
USAJOBS.gov - The federal government's official site for entry-level and experienced job hunters.
Idealist.org - Comprehensive non-profit job resource. Keyword for organizations, jobs, and internships in public policy and by policy issue.
Public Service Careers - Opportunities, advice, and links in government, policy, NGOs, and more.
Stanford Haas Center for Public Service Fellowships, Internships, and Service Programs database The FISP database is an online searchable database containing approximately 500 fellowships, internships, and other established service programs collected from Internet and print resources.
Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) aims to increase the number of women in top leadership positions influencing all aspects of the public policy process.
Partnership for Public Service nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives for a more effective government for the American people.
GovLoop We aim to inspire public sector professionals to better service by acting as the knowledge network for government.
GoinGlobal helps job and internship seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad. Features career & city guides, job & internship search, employer directory, searchable H1B Visa information and more. Access GoinGlobal for FREE on any on-campus device: online.goinglobal.com and create an account. Off-campus users login via Handshake.
American Bar Association - For lawyers, law students, and those interested in the legal profession.
Oyez Supreme Court of the United States archive: has recordings of all oral arguments, summaries of case arguments/court’s opinion, and breakdown of how the justices sided.
Community Engagement & Social Change Concentration students combine interdisciplinary coursework and practical work in communities to expand and deepen your understanding of local, national and global issues that affect communities.
The Jean Picker Semester-in-Washington Program is a first-semester program open to Smith junior and senior government majors and to other Smith juniors and seniors with appropriate background in the social sciences. It provides students with an opportunity to study processes by which public policy is made and implemented at the national level
The Smith College Fellowships Program advises Smith students and recent alumnae who wish to apply for competitive national and international fellowships.
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