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.  


What is Public Administration?

What exactly is public administration? There are different career opportunities to explore within this field, so read on to learn the answer to that question and more!

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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Majors to Prepare Students Interested in Government, Public Administration, and Law

There are many paths to working in Government, Public Administration and Law. Read on to explore the majors at UConn that can help prepare you for work in these fields!

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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University Resources for Students Interested in Government, Public Administration, and Law

Check out these resources to help you succeed on your career journey in government, public administration and law!

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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School of Social Work Welcomes Innovations Institute to Improve Child and Family Services Nationwide

With the addition of Innovations Institute, the School of Social Work expands UConn’s leadership and contributions nationwide

By Ziba Kashef
Ziba Kashef Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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The Law School Experience

Looking to gain insights into succeeding in law school? Explore the Law School Experience and learn how to succeed on law school exams, make constitutional arguments, read and analyze a legal case, and write a law school outline.

By Christopher McAuliffe
Christopher McAuliffe
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Husky Mentors

  • Patent Judge USPTO
  • Graduate Research Assistant METRANS Transportation Consortium
  • New York, NY
  • Judicial Intern Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division 2nd Department
  • Attorney U.S. Coast Guard

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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.

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