"After graduation, I joined Citizen University as the Program and Communications Coordinator. Public Affairs is filled with courses that allowed me to be imaginative about my studies. Each course challenged me to develop a deep interest in my work and to explore the vast possibilities of public service. I began the program with no concept of my future career, and I left firmly committed to civic life.”
As an SU Public Affairs graduate, you will be well positioned for jobs in public service, government, and nonprofit and for profit organizations. Recent Public Affairs graduates enjoy careers as:
Follow these easy steps.
Step 1: Select a professor who knows you well.
Step 2: Contact this professor to arrange a time to meet in person to discuss the opportunity.
Step 3: If the professor agrees to write you a letter, send them the following items (some may not apply depending on the opportunity):
A new mentorship tool offered to Seattle University students and alumni, Redhawk Landing offers Alumni the opportunity to serve as mentors for students and other alumni as well as be mentored themselves.
If you are looking for a job in Public Service, the Student Training and Education in Public Service organization has provided a guide for finding the right path for you. Look at the different ways you can use your public affairs degree in the world!