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Career Questions tagged Public Policy

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Deana Aug 02, 2019 1126 views

What policy jobs can I get without an MPP?

I just finished a summer program in public policy, and discovered that while I love the topic, I'm not a big fan of how it is taught in MPP programs. What kind of jobs in public policy can I get without a degree? If I want to do policy advocacy, should I go ahead and pursue the degree? #policy...

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Isabeth Jul 14, 2019 1252 views

How can I make connections in the field of politics and government as a high school student?

#social-media #government #networking #college #internship #government #politics #high-school #career # #career-advice #connections #activities #diplomat #lobbyist #public-policy

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Deana Jun 22, 2018 574 views

What can I do to prepare for a career in Public Policy?

I am currently in the social work program at my college, with a minor in political science. There are only 3 classes in public policy available at my school, which I plan to take in the next 3 years. I am interested in macro social work and social policy. What can I do as a college student with...

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Deana May 24, 2018 711 views

What is it like working in public policy?

I am getting a degree in social work, but my interest lies in the macro side of the profession. I was looking at getting a degree in public policy after I finish undergrad, but I'm not sure what exact jobs there are in public policy. What skills are taught? Would I work for a company or for a...

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Kody May 17, 2018 447 views

If I am interested in becoming an attorney in public-policy making, would it be to my advantage to take off a semester during the 2020 Presidential Elections to work for a viable candidate so I would have that experience on my resume?

#law #public-policy #elections #attorney

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Abby Dec 03, 2017 638 views

What jobs are there in specifically science advocacy/outreach and public policy?

I want to pursue science, but I also want to contribute to bridging the current science-policy divide we're facing in America. Are there any careers that deal specifically with these issues? AAAS maybe?

#science #public-policy #policy #advocacy #career #career-path

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Zachary Feb 09, 2017 723 views

What types of government internships should be taken to gain experience in the fields of Public Policy or International Politics?

I am considering a career in the realm of Political Science, and I would like to participate in government-based activities during and after my educational experience. #government #political-science #politics #federal-government #public-policy

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Zachary Feb 09, 2017 718 views

What are some colleges that offer excellent preparatory courses in the fields of Political Science (with a focus on International Politics) or News-based Journalism/Communications?

I'm seeking to pursue a career as a Political Analyst or News Journalist, and I would like to know what institutions would best prepare me for success in those careers. #journalism #political-science #public-policy #policy-analysis

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Hayward Oct 31, 2016 819 views

What can you do with a degree in political science?

I'm thinking about this major but I'm not sure it's practical. Many politicians are lawyers, so that seems like that's the degree to get if you want to be in politics. And for academic study it seems like having a degree public policy is better (or law). #law #political-science #politics...

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Michael Sep 22, 2016 1001 views

How do I find funding,after establishing a business plan?

This is the next stage in my business endeavors. I am more worried about getting it done, based upon the act I am worried about failing. Plus, as a public service or charitable organization, I want to able to give back. I am in graduate school and learning more than I knew prior. Being able to...

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Jonah Sep 16, 2016 965 views

How do I become involved on a political campaign?

Looking to volunteer on a campaign because I'm interested in politics. #political-science #public-policy #political-campaigns #political-organization

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Eleanor May 18, 2016 1162 views

What would the expected starting salary for a policy analyst (most likely for a non-profit) with a bachelors degree versus with a masters degree?

My name is Eleanor Kolasinski and I am an incoming freshman, scheduled to begin in the fall of 2016 in James Madison (a public policy college within Michigan State University) to study Social Relations & Policy with the goal of going to work for a non-profit organization. #salary...

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Michael Apr 07, 2014 1355 views

What are some career options when majoring in public policy ?

I'm a junior in high school and I am really interested in social justice. I think I may be interested in being able to influence the laws set in place to strive for equality and freedom where I live. #law #government #public-policy #social-impact