Career Field - Government

Career Information & Resources

Student & Professional Organizations

Career Resources

Career Guides: Multiple Fields

O*NET Online and Occupational Outlook Handbook - From the U.S. Dept. of Labor, providing comprehensive information about careers and the labor market. 

InsideJobs - Insightful videos and descriptive profiles for over 15,000 jobs in 10 career families.

American Political Science Association (APSA) guide (PDF) - Provides a list of careers related to political science and specific links to employers.


State and Local (City/County)

Politics, Political Parties, Legislative Branch (Federal and State)
The following sites provide links to homepages for current senators and representatives.

Military/Armed Forces
Military Career Guide Online - Provides "military occupational, training, and career information and is designed for use by students desiring to explore the military world of work."

Student & Professional Organizations

Participating in these groups can be a valuable avenue for learning about an occupation or field. They are an excellent resource for networking, and their websites often have information about careers.

Cal Student Organizations
Student organizations related to this field include:

Other Student Organizations - List of UC Berkeley student organizations registered with the LEAD Center.

Professional Organizations
A few of the major professional organizations include:

To find other professional associations, go to:


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