Preparation for Governmental and Intergovernmental Opportunities

First Steps

  • Examine Alternate Structure/Title for Secondary Area
  • Examine Existing Certificate Programs that might Support Your Interest
    • Contemporary History
    • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
    • Gerontology
    • Health Care Services Administration
    • Health Policy
    • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
    • Women’s Studies

Second Steps

  • Become Involved with Graduate Student Senate
  • Contact Directors of Certificate Programs
  • Contact Directors of Other Relevant Units
  • Voinovich School of Public Affairs
  • Center for International Studies
  • Communication and Development Program

Third Steps

  • Research Post-Doc Opportunities
  • Research Fellowship Opportunities (e.g., Fulbright, FLAS)
  • Research Graduate-Level Internship Opportunities
  • Contact College Grant-Writer for Application Help
  • Practice Civil Service, Foreign Service, and other Relevant Examinations

Fourth Steps and Beyond

  • Sit Civil Service, Foreign Service, or Other Examination
  • Apply to Post-Doc Opportunities
  • Apply to FLAS, Fulbright and Other Relevant Fellowships

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