How Do I Get Government Experience While I’m Still in College?


If you’re interested in a career in government or you’re looking to become involved in the political sector, there are ways that you can get your foot in the door even while you are still in college. There are so …

By Clarice Pennock
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Want to Make a Difference? Consider Virtual Volunteering!

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There are times when we might feel like we can’t do anything; that the world is out of control, and especially out of our grasp. With the way that our lives have been flipped upside down due to the COVID-19 …

By Alex Manna
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What Can I Do with A Degree in Public Administration?

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Public Administration is a broad field with many diverse career paths and opportunities. Students can decide which career path most interests them based on their short-term/long-term career goals. One suggestion to consider for discovering which career path is best suited …

By Robin Shefts
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7 Ways to Advocate for the Environment

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With global environmental crises in the news lately, a lot of us are wondering how we can make a difference. There are many ways to advocate for a livable planet, whether you’re doing a few hours of volunteer work or …

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How to Use State Government Websites to Find Opportunities

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Exploring government websites can be very helpful in identifying state priorities and issues, the departments dedicated to those, and future opportunities. If you have already found a position to apply to, reading other parts of the website can give you …

By Kalle Nelson
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