Government and Community Relations

About Government and Community Relations

Government and Community Relations in the Office of the Secretary of the University serves the interests of the University of Arizona with elected and appointed officials, government agencies and bodies, and their staffs. The division is comprised of Community, State, Tribal, and Federal Relations.

As the University’s principal government advocate, Government and Community Relations aims to: develop and maintain strong working relationships with policymakers; identify issues of interest to the campus community; inform University administration of emerging policies; and establish the University’s agenda when interacting with all levels of government.


Admin intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Boise, ID
“I loved that the position was local”

Federal Relations Intern

January 2017 - May 2017 Tucson, AZ
“The mentorship provided by the staff, and the independence given for projects was incredible. I learned so much about government processes and the inner workings of outside lobbying organizations.”
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