Careers in Public Administration
For those interested in government and public policy, a career in public administration offers many varied career paths, including local government, public health and safety, education, city planning, and the environment. Public administrators can work as civil servants, government officials, and even cabinet members for the president of the United States.
Specific career paths include:
- Budgeting and Financial Services
- Regulatory Agencies
- City & County Management
- Parks & Recreation Management
- Rural Development
- Environmental Sciences
- Public Affairs & Communications
- Urban & Regional Planners
Careers in Public Administration provides detailed information and need-to-know information on various careers available to those interested in public administration in federal, state, and local governments, including positions in planning, regulatory work, and law enforcement. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook,Networking Contacts, Areas with the Highest Employment Levels, and Conversations with Real Professionals.