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.  


My Experience as a Lobbying Intern

A lobbyist serves as an intermediary between the client and lawmakers in an attempt to influence legislation. Here’s my experience as an intern for a lobbying and public relations firm in Hartford.

By Chris McAuliffe
Chris McAuliffe
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I’m passionate about Disability Rights, but how can I combine that with my degree? Part 2: Business and Law

Interested in a career connected to the disability community? This blog can help you explore careers where the disability community and business and law intersect.

By Emily Bretthauer
Emily Bretthauer
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Informational Interview with a Chief Compliance Officer at Aetna Insurance

To get to know a certain industry or career, you can invite professional connections to meet for an informational interview. Reaching out to a UConn alum in the industry you’re interested in can help you navigate your own career journey.

By Caty Jhong
Caty Jhong
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AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight: Patsy Mink

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! To celebrate early, today we’re highlighting the trailblazing Congresswoman Patsy Mink.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Internship Opportunities in Government

Working for the government can set you up for success, with great benefits and the opportunity to contribute to the common good! Read on to learn about where to look for government internship opportunities.

By Christopher McAuliffe
Christopher McAuliffe
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Husky Mentors

Meet Steve >
  • Senior Operations Manager DesignerAdvantage
Meet Micah >
  • Fellow TechnoServe
Meet Kelly >
  • Senior Independent Beauty Consultant Mary Kay Inc.
Meet Tara >

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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