Government, Politics, Public Service & Law

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Explore tools, resources, and opportunities related to your career interests on this community page. The mentors, jobs, and employers represented here are only a small selection of what’s available to you through The Roger Connection and Handshake – log in to explore further! For additional career resources on a variety of topics, visit the Resources page. The CCPD also recommends joining relevant groups on LinkedIn, exploring professional associations for your field, and visiting external job and internship boards.

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How to Prepare for This Year’s Virtual Internship and Career Fair

Are you planning on attending this semester’s virtual internship and career fair? Whether you are looking for an internship, a job or even just exploring your options for the near future the career fair can shine light on many different …

By Mary Santoro
Mary Santoro Associate Director, Career Services
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Internship Spotight: Paul Manning & New Shoreham Police Department

During the 2022 Summer Intersession, rising sophomore Paul Manning completed an internship with The New Shoreham Police Department. Read on to learn about his experience!

If you’re interested in doing your own internship but don’t know where to start, make …

By Mary Santoro
Mary Santoro Associate Director, Career Services
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Internship Spotlight: Jordan St.Onge & The Rhode Island General’s Office Victim Services Unit

During the 2022 Summer Intersession, rising senior Jordan St.Onge completed an internship with The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office in the Victim Services Unit. Read on to learn about her experience!

If you’re interested in doing your own internship but …

By Mary Santoro
Mary Santoro Associate Director, Career Services
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Disliked Your Internship? 5 Things to Do ASAP

You thought you’d done the right thing by landing a summer internship (maybe without any work experience), but the school year is here and you regret the hours you spent in the role. It’s hard not to feel like an …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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10 Perfect Jobs for History Majors (That Aren’t Historian or Professor)

If you have an undergraduate degree in history, you might be surprised to discover just how many other professionals do too. Although the number of history majors is declining every year, more than a million people currently in the workforce

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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