Preparing for Govermental 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