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.  

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight: Sharice Davids

The month of November is Native American Heritage Month! To celebrate, today we are highlighting U.S. Representative Sharice Davids. Representative Davids is the first Native American woman elected to represent Kansas’s 3rd congressional district, the first openly LGBTQ+ person elected to the U.S. Congress, and one of the two first Native American women to be elected to Congress, winning the 2018 Congressional elections in Kansas and being inaugurated in January 2019.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Liberal Arts Jobs & Internships Available NOW at

Check out the internship and full-time job options on! There are a variety of opportunities for students and recent graduates, just set up your profile and begin searching!

By Kathleen Powell
Kathleen Powell Front Desk Operations Assistant
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USG: A Gateway to Government and Administration

Interested in working in the government? UConn’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) can help you get your start!

By Christopher McAuliffe
Christopher McAuliffe
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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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Husky Mentors

  • Patent Judge USPTO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Economics Specialist ICF
  • 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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