Government, Public Administration, and Law

Welcome to the Government, Public Administration, and Law community!

The Government, Public Administration, and Law community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within government, public administration, and legal industries.  As a follower of the Government, Public Administration, and Law community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  

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Paid Summer Programs for Students from Underrepresented Backgrounds

It is never too early to start thinking about ways to get closer to your career goals through summer programs. Summer programs are typically designed to focus on a specific industry and provide an opportunity to network while expanding your …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
Aaliyah Castleberry Career Consultant Aaliyah Castleberry
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3 Careers in Law That Don’t Require a Law School Degree

Interested in a career in law but don’t have plans for law school right now? You may be wondering what are other job options for someone who is interested in the field of law but does not have a law …

By Taylor Fenerty
Taylor Fenerty Outreach and Engagement Intern Taylor Fenerty
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5 Ways to Become a More Competitive Law School Applicant

Applying to law school takes a lot of effort and dedication, and it can be stressful at times. It is important to remember that getting accepted takes more than a refined application; it is also highly dependent upon how you spend your time leading up to filling out that application.

By Taylor Fenerty
Taylor Fenerty Outreach and Engagement Intern Taylor Fenerty
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What Are Affinity Groups & How Can They Help You Grow as a Lawyer

Affinity groups are critical resources for networking, training, and—most importantly—creating community within law firms. For many lawyers, these groups can have a significant impact on their professional growth and personal satisfaction. In this post, Gibson Dunn lawyers Michelle M. Gourley, …

By Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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An Opportunity to Intern on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC!

College to Congress (C2C) is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways for students to intern in Congress who could not otherwise afford to do so.

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College to Congress
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Husky Mentors

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Career Outcomes

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First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Vault Guides

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more.

Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

UpperCampus

What is UpperCampus?

UpperCampus is a career learning and success platform that bridges the gaps between the three stages of …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …