College of Arts and Sciences
Public Affairs


  • Interested in a job in the public or nonprofit sector? 

    Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd from 12:20pm to 1:30pm in the Casey Building, 5th Floor, Commons. The event is open to all students!

    You will hear directly from public and nonprofit employers, learn about employment opportunities, and find out what employers look for in ideal candidates.

    Attendees will:

    •    Identify employment opportunities in local, state government, and the nonprofit sector
    •    Articulate what kind of job you may want to pursue after graduation
    •    Learn more about the skill sets needed for a job working in public service


    For more information contact Danielle Potter at or 206-296-6143


    The Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs prepares students for a multitude of professional paths and a lifetime of learning. The focus of this major is on developing students for careers in public service including government and nonprofit organizations. Some of the career areas include:

    • City management
    • Community Relations
    • Education administration
    • Urban planning and design
    • Public health administration
    • Law enforcement
    • Economic Development Planner
    • Legislative research, lobbying, analysis
    • Elected office
    • Program Manager
    • Political campaign management
    • Human resources
    • Management Consultant
    • Intergovernmental Relations Officer
    • Economic development
    • And many more!