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.  

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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Nidhi Nair ’23 Named UConn’s First Schwarzman Scholar

Chosen from over 3,000 applicants, economics major, Nidhi Nair, will join 150 fellow scholars in Beijing. She has been named the first Schwarzman Scholar in the history of the institution.

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Exploring Careers for Pre-Law Students – Legal and Compliance Officers

Interested in the legal field, but unsure about practicing law? Explore the careers of legal and compliance officers and the steps to start this career journey.

By Caty Jhong
Caty Jhong
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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

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

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 …