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Public service


Do you have a passion for public service? Maybe you’ve always been the policy wonk in your circle of friends? Or are you perhaps concerned with making the world a better place? From local municipalities to the federal government, there are opportunities for individuals in nearly every industry. Whether your discipline is in the liberal arts or engineering, there are numerous chances to leverage your unique skills.

The Vault Guides offer a sample of careers in public service. Each guide gives, among other valuable information, an overview of the job and entry-level requirements. You’ll notice that some jobs may overlap with a variety of majors or industries.

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Melinda Snyder

Assistant director, public service and nonprofit

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