Get Career Ready

Take your classroom experience to the next level! The Schar School of Policy and Government offers a variety of ways to enrich your undergraduate academic journey and give you a professional edge on the job market. Employers are looking to hire graduates who demonstrate key professional competencies like problem solving, collaboration, technological dexterity, intercultural fluency, and communication skills. The Schar School will help you develop your professional competencies so that you can make a successful transition into the workplace. Get ready for a career that makes a difference!

Shannon Glesing, Legislative Assistant at Steptoe and Johnson, LLP; BA Government and International Politics, ’20

“My internship ultimately led to a full-time job offer, and it really has been a dream as a first-time job out of college.”

Shannon Glesing, Legislative Assistant at Steptoe and Johnson, LLP; BA Government and International Politics, ’20

IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START PREPARING FOR AN IMPACTFUL CAREER.

HONE YOUR SKILLS

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MAKE THE MOST OF MASON'S CAREER SERVICES

BUILD YOUR NETWORK

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EXPLORE AN INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Want to get career ready? Reach out to a Schar School advisor or a student liaison today!