Shick was a professor at Hunter College and New School for Social Research, where he taught political-science and constitutional law. He was president of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, for over 30 years, is also currently an educational consultant for the Avi Chai Foundation  and has been described as an expert on Jewish Day Schools.
Schick founded National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs (COLPA) in 1965, and served as its first president. He served in the second mayoral administration of NYC Mayor John V. Lindsay (1969–1973) (about which he wrote in 2000 "the first time ... and probably the last time" ) as liaison to the Jewish community  and a Mayoral Spokesman  and administrative assistant.
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- The Failure To Teach Political Activity by Marvin Schick, Albert Somit
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