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.  

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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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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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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Vault Guide to Information Technology Consulting Jobs, Second Edition

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Vault Guide to Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Consulting Jobs

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Vault Guide to the Best Intellectual Property Boutique Law Firms, 2021 Edition

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Paralegal-Edu.Org is is a great resource for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking information that will help them make informative …

USAJOBS

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the federal government’s …

Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA)

The Center for Children’s Advocacy is the largest children’s legal rights organization in New England. CCA combines three advocacy strategies – …

On Think Tanks (OTT)

On Think Tanks is a leading global source of information, support and community for people working in, with and funding …