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To successfully navigate the internship and job search process, it is important to take an active approach to networking and expanding your Northwestern career network.

  • Network with your virtual connections: Use LinkedIn to search and join industry related groups.
  • Join Northwestern Alumni Association.
  • Build relationships with your personal connections: academic contacts, former employers, campus organizations

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Public Administration
  • American League of Lobbyists
  • Young Government Leaders
  • Young Professionals at State

Student Organizations

  • Civically Engaged Grads
  • College Democrats
  • College Republicans
  • Northwestern Political Union
  • Northwestern University Science Policy and Action Network
  • Public Affairs Residential College