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Government & Public Administration

Explore career opportunities in the Government & Public administration industry!

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Determining if a Masters in Public Health Education is For You

One of the fastest growing fields in the U.S, public health is a booming industry, with job opportunities expected to grow significantly in the coming years. As the population ages, disease spread more rapidly, companies look to cut healthcare costs …

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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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Securing Government Employment – Part 2: How Do I Apply to Federal Jobs?

How do military veterans apply for jobs in the federal government?  The following post helps them understand the application process.

Once you’ve found a government job you’re interested in (see Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?), you need …

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How to Land Your Dream Job in Public Administration

Your public administration degree has prepared you for a variety of occupations you probably never dreamed possible. From your state’s supreme court and various charitable organizations to nursing homes and the Nuclear Regulatory commission; all of these career paths are …

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Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

How can military veterans find jobs in the federal government?  The following post includes information and resources to get you started.

The government is the single largest employer in the United States, with more than 20 million employees. Working in …

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Address

Administrative Office:
Center for Career and Calling: Old Main 257
Internship Navigators:
Internship Hub: Harned Hall 113
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

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Friday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm