Explore the Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy Career Community

This community is a great starting place for those who value purpose-driven work. Students interested in Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy careers often like to instruct, advocate, mentor, research, guide, and assist individuals and various groups or populations. They are concerned with issues like social justice, equality, educational access and attainment, mental health, and individual and community wellness. They enjoy helping others, working with organizations delivering services aligned with their passions, and contributing to the good of society. Career paths dedicated to public good cut across industries, and are all connected through the common goal of addressing society’s big challenges. Those who follow this community are often involved in matters such as education reform, racial justice, human rights, sustainability and climate change, mental health, and food security. This work can occur in the classroom, through direct service organizations, community organizing, public service, fundraising, policy research and development, and even in corporate settings through roles in social responsibility. No matter the setting, this community presents opportunities to connect over social change and mission-driven work on individual, community, and global scales.

Office of Science/US Department of Energy Research Internships

The Office of Science / US Department of Energy is pleased to announce paid research internship opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for the Spring of 2025. The application system for the 2025 …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Undergraduate Credit Options for Summer Internships

Undergraduate Credit for Internship Experiences

As summer planning begins, you may find yourself with a fantastic internship opportunity but are in need of academic credit for the experience. This isn’t uncommon, as many employers require students to receive academic …

By Leigh Ann Muth-Waring (she/hers)
Leigh Ann Muth-Waring (she/hers) Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Practice Area Insights: What Training Do You Need As a Healthcare Attorney?

Healthcare law covers a broad spectrum of legal work. While all attorneys in this practice area focus on the healthcare industry, what they do daily varies widely. Private practice attorneys may focus on the transactional aspects, counseling healthcare companies on …

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2023 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®

The annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings, produced by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group, measure employee engagement and satisfaction across government as well as at individual departments, agencies and subcomponents.

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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2024 NIH Career Symposium

The 2024 NIH Career Symposium will take place May 14-17, 2024. The event is virtual and held online via the Whova event platform.

The NIH Career Symposium is a virtual event highlighting the diversity of career choices available to biomedical …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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