Social Impact, Policy, & Law

Interested in pursuing a future in Social Impact, Policy, and Law? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Social Impact, Policy, and Law

Do you enjoy mission-driven work, combining your technical skills and knowledge with non-technical skills such as collaboration and communication, or solving problems that positively affect communities at the local and global scale? If so, a career in social impact, policy, or law might be a fit for you.

FSU Law’s 2024 Summer for Undergraduates Program

This program brings undergraduate students (rising sophomores, juniors, seniors) from throughout the country together in-person for a month-long immersion into legal study. The largest and oldest of its kind, the primary goal of the program is to acquaint students with …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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IAP Micro-internships are in Handshake – Apply now!

Looking for a short-term project or internship over IAP? Consider a micro-internship! Build skills, connect with employers and explore a career path. Check out these micro-internships:   

There are more projects in Handshake and it’s really easy to search for them.  …

By Tavi Sookhoo
Tavi Sookhoo Assistant Director, Career Prototypes
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Meet Emily Kiley, MIT Mechanical Engineer and UVA Law Student

Hailing from Manhasset, New York, Emily Kiley earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she competed on the women’s rowing team. Before law school, she interned for X1 Wind, an offshore wind turbine …

By External Source
External Source
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International Women’s Day: MIT Healthcare Innovation and Gender Equity 

International Women’s Day: MIT Healthcare Innovation and Gender Equity 

Date: Wednesday, March 8 from 6-8PM 

Location: E38 iHQ 795 | 7th Floor – Hacker Reactor

Join us for an inspiring and empowering evening as we celebrate International Women’s Day and recognize …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Exploring emerging topics in artificial intelligence policy

The second AI Policy Forum Symposium convened global stakeholders across sectors to discuss critical policy questions in artificial intelligence.

By Terri Park | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing | June 28, 2022

Members of the public sector, private sector, and academia convened …

By Libby Doucet
Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to …

The following job and internship programs are coordinated with government agencies and involve social impact, policy, and technology work responsibilities. …

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to social impact, policy, …

Since our founding in 1999 as Opportunity Knocks, one of the first job boards focused exclusively on mission-driven careers, the …