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.  


The Federal Government is Hiring; here are # things to know about


Once you have mastered the basics, resume writing is a transferable skill. Any effective resume is persuasively drafted to provide information and evidence of compatibility with a specific job. The best way to do this is to thoroughly read …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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UConn Faculty Appointed to New State Hate Crimes Advisory Council

Two UConn professors have been appointed to the newly-formed Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council by Governor Ned Lamont, while both the co-chairs of the council are UConn Law graduates.

The council, which has 25 total members, will be responsible for …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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How one student’s experience with mental illness shaped her determination to help others through public policy

Amanda Brenner ’22 MSW has always been a dedicated and accomplished student – she makes good grades, won her college’s award for best undergraduate research paper, and received a grant from the Special Envoy for Health at the United Nations right …

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance News Writer, University Communications
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Are you interested in a career in public service and government?

The Master in Public Administration (MPA) and Master in Public Policy (MPP) fast track degrees at the University of Connecticut might be right for you.  

The MPA and MPP fast track masters allow upperclassmen to take graduate-level courses. Taking these …

By Rebecca Ninger
Rebecca Ninger Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Step Into Spring With These Career Resources for Asian American/Pacific Islanders

As the Spring semester is winding down, it’s not uncommon for many college students to start thinking about summer. For some, this may include graduation and the pursuit of full-time employment. For others, it may mean the thought of internships …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant | she, her, hers
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Husky Mentors

  • Engineering Talent Acquisition Manager US Navy
  • Assistant Regional Counsel Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Miltary Police Officer - Squad Leader Army National Guard
  • Management/Program Analyst U.S. Navy

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Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

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.