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Career Cluster: Government and Public Administration

Find out how to get involved in government and public administration. These websites detail the occupations available and career information such as education needed, salary, and job growth information. Includes links to eThemes on career exploration and career interest assessments.


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This site allows students, parents, and educators to create education plans designed to include the necessary knowledge, competencies, and training for success in careers in government and public administration.
Explore the Government and Public Administration career cluster, find out what this cluster entails, learn about the career pathways available in Information Technology, and find a link to print and Internet resources.
Learn more about the career cluster: government and public administration; including: specific careers in this cluster, career and technical student organizations, education after high school, and student resources.
This 2 page PDF includes information about the career cluster for government and public administration including: career specialty examples, pathway descriptions, and postsecondary options.
This 24-page PDF file details how to get a job in the Federal Government. Find out which states have the most employees, and what the qualifications are for working in the government.
Click on any of the links to read about different careers. Click on the symbols next to the career links to watch a short video about some careers.
Explore this website to find out what kinds of careers there are in the State Department.
Find out how you can become a politician in the United States.
Find out what the mayor and city council of a small town might do on this website.
Read a job description of the highest job in the United States government--President.
This site contains information about careers. Students can explore different positions in fields such as medicine, military, architecture, and television. Learn about different jobs, the required skills, training, potential pay, and working conditions. Includes information about making a career plan. An eMINTS WebQuest on careers is linked. There are links to eThemes resources on job hunting and interest assesments.
These sites contain online inventory and interest assessments. These assessments can help to create students' profiles, identify skills, abilities, specific interests, and help to find a right career. There are eThemes resources on career exploration and job hunting.

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