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Career Interest: Government & Public Policy

Career Exploration Websites

Use this section to research career paths, typical job titles, and how to start building skills to get prepared for this industry.

Student Organizations- How to get InVOLved

Use this section to learn about student organizations you can join at UT to learn more about your desired industry, network with professionals and peers with similar interests, and build transferable skills.

Specific Job & Internship Search Websites

Use this section to search specific job and internship boards for this industry.

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    • Harvard Kenney School Think Tank Search Engine
      Provides links to over 500 US and international think tanks.
    • is the federal governments’ primary resource for hiring new employees. The Student and Recent Graduates section includes tips and tutorials for identifying go occupations by major, internships, volunteer and recent graduate positions, and a job and internship board.
    • Washington Post Government Section
      Contains news and resources including career advice on civil service and defense/security careers, career profiles, and a search engine for government jobs
    • Careers in Government
      Provides information on conferences, professional associations, and public sector employment trends in addition to a job board.

Graduate School & Licensure Resources

Use this section to learn about furthering your education within this field.