Finding internships, fellowships, and other opportunities in federal, state, and local government

Across the U.S., nearly 23 million people are employed federal, state, and local government agencies, and in the first eight months of 2023, public sector jobs with local, state, and federal government agencies represented nearly a quarter of all the new jobs created. Careers in government span a wide variety of sectors and interest areas, including biological and environmental sciences, business and finance, arts, education, engineering, health, social sciences, and many more.

If want to explore if a career in government is right for you, there are many resources to help you gain experience and find opportunities in federal, state, and local government agencies. Here are some to consider:

Whatever your career interests, the Career Connections Center can help you explore opportunities and prepare for your next step. You can reach out to David Adams, Assistant Director for Career Pathways and career coach for Business, Public Service, and Tourism, to set up an appointment and learn more.

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By David Adams
David Adams Assistant Director for Career Pathways – Business, Public Service, and Tourism