What Are Career Communities?

Career Communities are based around career interests rather than majors which allows you to explore a variety of career paths and receive tailored experiences during your studies at the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. In addition to a dedicated Career Consultant and tailored weekly newsletters, each community offers a series of professional development events and employer engagement opportunities throughout the year.

You could use policy in government departments, agencies, and councils at the local, state, and federal levels to address issues including public health and safety, education, infrastructure, defense, security and intelligence, foreign affairs, budgeting, social justice, community services, and humanitarian aid. Roles in this industry could lead to positions as public officials and professionals who set policy in motion to solve public problems.You might be interested in a career that seeks to empower people and their communities, ensuring that they have the services and representation they need. Your aim may be to serve organizations that support children/family services, faith-based services, educational advancement, health services, economic development, or cultural education, such as museums and cultural centers.