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Government, Public Service & Not for Profit Careers

Welcome to Washington College’s Government, Public Service & Not for Profit Careers Community!

Washington College provides a wide range of opportunities both academic and experiential to support students focused on government, public service and nonprofit work. To help you feel prepared to make more meaningful career and academic decisions, our Government, Public Service & Not for Profit Careers Community is filled with valuable resources when exploring your passions and interests!

View this Community to access a sample of available jobs related specifically to government, public service, and not for profit careers, and connect with mentors that have valuable experience working in this field. No more sifting through multiple websites and offices to find the information you need! 

 Learn more about Political Science here. 

Political Science – Destiny

Destiny is currently a Senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Public Health. 

Career Ambassador, President of Black Student Union 

I understand politics as anything and everything dealing with life. I want to make sure that I …

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Student Testimonials

Connect with Alumni in GeorgeConnX

  • Washington, DC
  • Senior Assistant Coach Athletes Without Limits
  • Bel Air, MD
  • Temporary Associate Recruiter Randstad USA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Independent Contractor Consultant (Self-employed)
  • Washington, DC
  • Capitol Exchange United States Senate Sergeant at Arms
  • Chestertown, MD
  • President and Founder KVN Partners LLC
  • Chestertown, MD
  • Coordinator of Pre-Health Professions Programs Washington College
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Senior International Programs Specialist NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Lewes, DE
  • Environmental Stewardship Intern Delaware State Parks
  • New York, NY
  • Engineering Strategist Goldman Sachs
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founder The Soap Table
  • Mt Airy, MD
  • Manager Deloitte Consulting
  • Chestertown, MD
  • Associate Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations Washington College

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Contact & Location


Located at the Rebecca Corbin Loree Center in the heart of campus, the Center for Career Development is between Goldstein and Bunting halls.
300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, MD 21620

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Center for Career Development Hours Extended Hours: Evening hours to 8:00 pm.
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Until 8:00 PM Mrs. Cooley
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Until 7:00 PM Mr. Mercado
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Until 8:00 PM Ms. Bliss
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Until 7:00 PM Mrs. Moody
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm  

Evening hours are conducted entirely through remote mode using HANDSHAKE online appointment system.