Whitehouse Internship Program (Summer) – DEADLINE: January 27th, 2012

Whitehouse Internship Program (Summer)
DEADLINE: January 27th, 2013

This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and prepare them for future public service involvement.

“This select group of young men and women from across the country dedicate their time, talents, energy, and service to better the White House, the community, and the nation. These committed citizens become a part of the White House team. The assignments given to an intern on any given day could include conducting research, managing incoming inquiries, attending meetings, and writing memos.”

Applications for the Summer 2013 White House Internship Program are now being accepted. For application deadlines and program dates, please see Internship Timeline and FAQs.

You can learn more about the White House Internship Program by visiting www.whitehouse.gov/internships.

Public Utilities Specialist / Operations Research Analyst Internship – Bonneville Power Administration

PUBLIC UTILITIES SPECIALIST / OPERATIONS RESEARCH ANALYST INTERNSHIP

The Bonneville Power Administration is looking for up to five highly qualified students to work in our Power Services organization located at our Headquarters building in Portland, OR.

The Bonneville Power Administration has been powering people and careers for nearly 75 years. We are a non-profit federal agency that provides clean, emissions-free hydroelectricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintains a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity.

The Power Services Intern Program (Program) is an intensive development program comprised of both job rotations, on the job experience and classroom-style training that should prepare you for a long-term career in Power Services.  When hired into this Program, you will receive these opportunities:

  • Exposure to a wide range of BPA and industry functions and issues through formal and informal trainings
  • Rotational assignments through different organizations within Power Services to provide specific on the job training
  • Tailored developmental plan
  • Program lasts approximately 12 months

Salary:  $12.59-$19.59/hour

Who Should Apply?

Students pursuing a degree in fields such as:  Engineering, mathematics, physical science, environmental science, economics, econometrics, statistics, or business administration.  Graduate students and undergraduates (who are currently in at least the 2nd year of studies).

Work Schedule/Environment:

Full time during the summer or part time during school year/full time summer. Office environment.

Program Details:

You will be working within the Power Services organization in one of the following positions:

  • Public Utilities Specialist
  • Operations Research Analyst

While in this Program, you will complete at least two rotations through two different Power Services organizations.  These organizations include but are not limited to Power Policy & Rates, Generation Asset Management, Northwest Requirements Marketing, Bulk Marketing and Energy Efficiency.

Program Prerequisites:

  • Students with demonstrated academic excellence and proficiency in a variety of computer applications, specifically the suite of Microsoft Office tools.  Experience with Matlab or S+ a plus.
  • Students with excellent communication and team effectiveness skills.
  • Students that have an interest in serving the Pacific Northwest and approach their work with drive, passion and curiosity.

BPA has excellent programs for students who want paid temporary work during the school year and/or cooperative education opportunities that also plug you into real world experience.  To read more about our student programs, go to http://www.jobs.bpa.gov/ and click on Students!


Conference Opportunity – The Texas Exception: Lessons from the Lone Star State in Leading the Economic Recovery

Following is excerpts from an email received at the Career Services Office – Please note:  Application Deadline for the Conference is JANUARY 1, 2012!

My name is Thomas Senecal, and I am a sophomore at Princeton University. I’m involved with Princeton’s Business Today, an independent, student-run non-profit founded by Steve Forbes when he was a Princeton undergrad with the goal of bridging the communication gap between business leaders and college students.  ….

Another of our most well-known events, our annual Texas Conference, is coming up this February and we’re looking for more students from Dartmouth this year. For the attendees, it’s an all-expense paid 2-day event held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, with keynote addresses, seminars and a Business Plan Competition by the leaders of Fortune 500 companies. This year speakers from Halliburton and Sabre Holdings (Travelocity) will deliver Keynote addresses, and executives from companies such as Southwest, GDF Suez, Mary Kay, and DHI Financial will deliver executive seminars.

As I said we’re looking for more Dartmouth students, ….   The web application is at  http://www.businesstoday.org/conferences.

Many Thanks,

Thomas R. Senecal

Associate Director, Logistics

Texas Regional Conference

CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION – TONIGHT – 11/8 @ 7 PM

CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION

Tues., November 8th at 7 PM
Carson Hall, L02

The CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS) is on the leading edge of American Intelligence.  The NCS is an elite corps, providing vital information needed by the President, US policymakers, the military and law enforcement services to protect the national security interests of the American people.

Come learn about the new challenges that NCS officers face every day, in a world that poses increasingly complex and constantly changing threats to US interests.

For more information on the CIA, visit www.cia.gov.

Capital Hill Outreach Fellow: International Conservation Caucus Foundation (Arlington, VA)

Capitol Hill Outreach Fellow

Employer: International Conservation Caucus Foundation – Arlington, VA

Job Type: Gov’t Affairs

Description:
The Capitol Hill Outreach Fellow will be responsible for helping with program coordination, distribution of materials, event planning, office needs and general office and field projects.
Applicants are strongly considered for full time employment following a successful fellowship.

You will: Interact with Members of Congress, Heads of State, Ambassadors,Administration Officials in formal settings
Work with Congressional Staff to coordinate events held on Capitol Hill, corporate offices and federal agencies.
Work with federal, corporate and scientific community to highlight sustainable conservation programs.
Assist in providing education programs and tools to policy makers.
Assist with development and distribution of publications and outreach materials.
Assist with general office work.

Required Skills:

  • Willingness to help with a variety of programs and tasks
  • Excellent manners
  • Well organized and self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and projects, and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to be polite andassertive simultaneously on the phone
  • Proven ability to work with a team, but capable of working independently
  • Prefer recent graduates, college juniors or seniors are acceptable .

 

Benefits:

  • Exposure to Capitol Hill, corporations, NGOs, embassies and federal agencies.
  • Opportunityto personally meet government leaders from multiple nations, congressmen, CEOs and ambassadors
  • Training in office management skills, program administration, publications development and writing, grant research and writing, public relations and outreach.
  • Opportunities to develop professional skills by being given mission critical responsibilities
  • Career prospect in a growing organization
  • This is a paid internship.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and prior office experience required.

Capitol Hill experience is preferred.

Hours: 40-50+ Hrs/wk

Length/Availability: 4 Months

Please submit cover letter and resume to hq@iccfoundation.us

 

 

Non-Profit Career Digest: November 3, 2011

 NON-PROFIT CAREER DIGEST: NOVEMBER 3rd, 2011

1. Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps! – 11/15
2.
The Unreasonable Institute – Post-Graduate Social Entrepreneur Fellowship – DEADLINE: 11/10/2011
3. ChinaFAQs Climate & Energy Information Network Internship; Markets & Enterprise Internship
4. World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy – Internships (Spring) DEADLINE: 12/1/2011
5. Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? (Web Resources)
6. The Food Trust Internship Programs (Philadelphia, PA)
7. Interfaith Youth Corps Leadership Institute – January 12th – 15th, 2012 – DEADLINE: 11/28/2011
8. DPCS Post-Graduate Resume/Cover Letter Workshops – 11/8 & 11/14
9. Consortium on Gender, Security, & Human Rights Internships (Boston, MA)
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1. Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps!
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of partnership with the Peace Corps. All events are open to the public; RSVP is requested to the Tucker Foundation for the evening dinner only. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/rGbMOs

2. The Unreasonable Institute – Post-Graduate Social Entrepreneur Fellowship – DEADLINE: 11/10/2011
The Unreasonable Institute arms entrepreneurs creating solutions to the world’s biggest social and environmental problems with the mentorship, capital, and networks they need to do so. The 2012 Summer Institute, a 6-week mentor-driven accelerator, will take place between June 13 and July 25, 2012. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/qFH6Hq

3. ChinaFAQs Climate & Energy Information Network Internship; Markets & Enterprise Internship
World Resource Institute (WRI) is an environmental non-profit think-tank based in Washington, D.C. WRI is currently seeking interns for a variety of different projects. For information, please visit: http://www.wri.org/careers

4. World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy Internships (NEW YORK) (SPRING) – DEADLINE: 12/1/2011
The World Federalist Movement–Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP) works to advance the global promise of peace and is committed to building a safer and more just world. For more information about the many internships available, please visit: http://www.wfm-igp.org/site/internships

5. Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? (Web Resources)
Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? Not sure what that entails? Check out these two (2) helpful links that highlight information pertaining to sustainable agriculture and food-systems. 1) http://sustainableagriculture.net/, and 2) http://www.sare.org/

6. The Food Trust Internship Programs (Philadelphia, PA)
Work with a dynamic, cutting-edge food security, nutrition education and sustainable farming nonprofit advocacy group located in Philadelphia. The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization improving the supply of affordable food and good nutrition in the mid-Atlantic region. The mission of The Food Trust is to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/81Y9Tt

7. Interfaith Youth Corps Leadership Institute – January 12th – 15th, 2012 – DEADLINE: 11/28/2011
Interested in interfaith cooperative efforts on campus? Consider applying for the Winter Institute sponsored by the Interfaith Youth Corp which will take place January 12th – 15th at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/gDGWG2

8. DPCS Post-Graduate Resume/Cover Letter Workshops – 11/8 & 11/14
Learn more about resume and cover letter writing for the non-profit field! No RSVP required for the workshop on 11/8 which is being held at 7 PM in Haldeman 041.
TO RSVP to the workshop on 11/14 at 6 PM in Kemeny 007, please visit: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/jsqix.

9. Consortium on Gender, Security, & Human Rights Internships (Boston, MA) (All Terms)
The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights is an organization devoted to bringing knowledge about gender to bear on the quest to end armed conflicts and build sustainable peace.
The Consortium requires the assistance of several interns to coordinate research on gender and security issues, and to implement the organization’s goals within the local academic community. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/vRlAQa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps! Tuesday, 11/15

Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps! Tuesday, 11/15

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

(Events are open to all; Dinner requires a response to the Tucker Foundation):

2:00 p.m. Open House for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and interested others at the Faculty Lounge of the Hopkins Center

4:00 p.m. Panel of Dartmouth Returned Peace Corps Volunteers with Shari Hubert ’92 , Peace Corps Director of Recruitment, presiding; Loew Auditorium, Hopkins Center

5:30 p.m. Presentation of honors by President Jim Yong Kim to Dr. John Rassias and Charley “Doc” Dey ’52, Tucker Foundation Dean Emeritus, followed by a talk by Dey entitled “An Unintended Consequence”; Loew Auditorium

6:00 p.m. Premier of “Dartmouth and the Peace Corps: 50 Years of Partnership” Documentary; Loew Auditorium

6:30 p.m. Celebration dinner and reflection; Collis Common Ground
(RSVP required by Nov. 1)

Dinner RSVP and questions may be directed to the Tucker Foundation

Government/Public Policy Career Digest: November 3, 2011

Government/Public Policy Topics Include:

1.  Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program
2.  CIA Info Session
3.  Earthjustice, Policy and Legislation (PAL) Internship
4.  Internships at the Department of Commerce
5. National Security Agency (NSA), Summer Language Program
6. Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics – Harvard University
7. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Summer Internship Program
8. Interested in Graduate School? Check out NASPAA
9. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (Professional Association)
10. Rocky’s Management and Leadership Development Program  (MLDP)

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1. Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program

The application for the Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program has been extended to November 7th. Interested qualified students are encouraged to submit their application by the new deadline of Monday, November 7th. Individuals who have already submitted an application will be able to update, edit, and resubmit their application until the new closing date.
For more details on the internship application process, please download the Student Internship Information Brochure http://careers.state.gov/resources/downloads/downloads/student-internship-brochure.

2. CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION
November 8th (Tuesday), 7PM, Carson Hall, L02

The CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS) is on the leading edge of American Intelligence.  The NCS is an elite corps, providing vital information needed by the President, US policymakers, the military and law enforcement            services to protect the national security interests of the American people.  NCS officers meet new challenges every day, in a worked that poses increasingly complex and constantly changing threats to US interests.
For more information on the CIA, visit: www.cia.gov.

3. Earthjustice, Policy and Legislation (PAL) Internship
Earthjustice is a nonprofit environmental law firm working to protect public health and the environment by defending our nation’s environmental laws including the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act. Through this internship, the candidate will work with the Policy and Legislation department. Policy and Legislation (PAL) is comprised of environmental lobbyists and advocates who work with members of Congress as well as other environmental groups to protect and strengthen the same environmental laws Earthjustice defends in the courtroom. Internships are open until filled and applications are taken on a rolling basis. Undergraduates in their Junior or Senior year, recent graduates, and graduate students are all encouraged to apply.
For more information and list of other internships, visit: http://earthjustice.org/about/jobs_education.

4. Internships at the Department of Commerce
The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices.
The DOC Internship Program accepts applications on a rolling basis. This is an unpaid opportunity. Candidates must be available for the duration of the program to be considered for placement. Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in public policy, governmental affairs, public affairs, business and/or community engagement.
To learn view the DOC Internship Program Offices and to apply, visit: http://www.commerce.gov/about-commerce/internships.

5. National Security Agency (NSA), Summer Language Program- Deadline: November 15th
The National Security Agency offers foreign language students the opportunity to sharpen their language skills to a professional level through the Summer Language Program, an intensive 12-week intern program intended for high-potential college upperclassman and graduate students. As apprentices to senior NSA language analysts, interns gain intensive experience exploiting communications for vital intelligence missions and have the unique opportunity for multi-dimensional and cross-disciplinary growth in analytical skills.
The Summer Language Program is currently hiring students studying Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Pashto, Persian/Farsi, Russian, and Urdu.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/undergraduate/slp.shtml.

6. Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics – Harvard University
The Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics (IOP) is a cornerstone of Institute life and the only program of its kind at Harvard University or anywhere else. An IOP Fellowship offers the rare opportunity for professionals in politics and public service to spend a semester at Harvard sharing their experiences with students and exploring important public issues with a distinguished group of their peers. With a strong emphasis on student-Fellow interaction, the Fellows Program provides six positions each semester to elected officials, high-ranking government officials, foreign dignitaries, campaign leaders, policy makers, political journalists and other key participants in the political process.

All material is due by April 30 for Fellowships beginning in the fall and by November 25 for spring semester Fellowships.
For more information and to apply, view: http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Programs/Fellows-Study-Groups/For-more-on-the-Fellowship-Program-and-how-to-Apply.

7. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Summer Internship Program
The student intern program at USTR is a year-round, volunteer program in which undergraduate and graduate students gain knowledge and experience on U.S. trade policy. Assignments may include research, analysis, statistics, coordination of briefing books, report preparation, meeting and conference planning, letter writing, and covering meetings, hearings, and/or legislative markups.
Following are recommended dates by which to submit applications for the corresponding semesters; however, we will accept applications after these dates:
Spring internships – November 30        Summer internships – March 15th        Fall internships – August 15th
For more information, visit: http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/human-resources/employment/student-internship-program.

8. Interested in Graduate School? Check out NASPAA
http://www.naspaa.org/about_naspaa/members/full/roster_loc/roster_loc.asp

Use NASPAA’s powerful searchable database to find the exact school, program and place you want.
The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration is an institutional membership organization which exists to promote excellence in public service education.  The membership includes U.S. university programs in public affairs, public policy, public administration and nonprofit management.

9. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (Professional Association)
http://www.ypfp.org/about-ypfp
Nonpartisan organization started by Dartmouth alums. Their mission is to foster the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing young professionals with the  knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their careers. Also, features a JobBoard listing current internship and job opportunities.

10. Rocky’s Management and Leadership Development Program  (MLDP)- Application Deadline: Friday November 4th
MLDP focuses on management and leadership principles common to corporate, public, and not-for-profit sectors, enhancing participants’ knowledge, experience, and competency through weekly evening classes.
These weekly sessions, led by guest speakers, cover targeted capacities related to leadership theory; differences between management and leadership; public speaking and communication; persuasive writing; problem solving, decision making and negotiation; analytical and critical thinking; facilitation; program management; and business etiquette. Common themes of global leadership, cultural competence, ethics, and public policy unite the sessions.

The program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.
For more information, view: http://rockefeller.dartmouth.edu/studentopps/mldp.html
 

Specialty Bulletin: INTERNATIONAL October 31, 2011

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business – Internship
  2. $$ Funding – International Service – POST GRAD
  3. Canadian Embassy – Internships
  4. United Nations – World Food Programme Internships
  5. France – Teaching Assistantship – POST GRAD
  6. Paid – International Technical Internships
  7. Science Research for Social Good – RTI International – JOBS
  8. AFRICA – Health Practice – Internship
  9. $$ Scholarships/Fellowships – Study Abroad/Language Abroad/Research
  10. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  – Job Search Workshop NOV. 9 (Wed) 4 pm

READ CLOSELY FOR DEADLINE DATES specified in each listing.

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  1. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council – INTERNSHIP: 2012 Spring Session (Dartmouth Winter)     DEADLINE: DEC. 30 2012 Summer Session    DEADLINE:  APRIL 27 http://www.us-sabc.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3300
  2. Lombard Fellowship (provided Dickey Center for International Understanding)- POST GRAD: Funding for 6-mos to 1-yr service project in the U.S. or abroad.  Apply once you have identified a service project which suits your interests and skills http://dickey.dartmouth.edu/opportunities/opportunities    DEADLINE:  FEB 15
  3. Canadian Embassy Washington – INTERNSHIPS Open to Canadian and American students……Intern ships in Political (Foreign & Defence Policy); Congressional and Legal Affairs; Public Affairs; Military (Media Affairs); Trade & Economics; Science & Technology; Energy & Environment; Parliamentary / Territorial / Provincial Affairs; Public Safety & Border Security; Permanent Mission of Canada to the Organization of American States (distinct diplomatic mission). http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/offices-bureaux/intern_stages.aspx?lang=eng&view=d
  4. United Nations – World Food Programme Internships: WFP activities are to provide food aid to save lives in refugee and other emergency situations; to improve the nutrition and quality of life of the most vulnerable people at critical times in their lives; and to help build assets and promote the self-reliance of poor people and communities, particularly through labour-intensive works programmes.  http://www.wfp.org/about/vacancies/internship
  5. France – Teaching Assistantship – POST GRAD: Spend  7 months in French primary or secondary schools  or in the French teaching colleges. http://www.frenchculture.org/spip.php?rubrique424&tout=ok    DEADLINE:  JAN.15
  6. Paid – International Technical Internships – IAESTE: IAESTE Internship Placement Program matches U.S. university students majoring in technical fields with paid internships abroad. Positions are available in industry, research institutes and universities, consulting firms, labs, and other work environments. Most placements are for 8-12 weeks during the summer, but fall and longer-term placements are also available.  DEADLINE:  JAN. 6 http://www.iaesteunitedstates.org/participant-program-overview.htm
  7. Science Research for Social Good – RTI International – JOBS: RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes with a  staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.  https://erecruit.rti.org/PRODRECRUIT/,DanaInfo=.agfov6Ex0qIy2s,SSL,SSO=U+index.ht
  8. Africa – Health Practice Internship – The Whitaker Group (TWG) is a global consultancy facilitating business engagement, trade and investment in Africa. TWG’s healthcare practice has helped by identifying strategic partnerships and creating capacity-building coalitions. TWG regularly works with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Health Organization, and the Clinton Foundation to provide platforms for African and U.S. Government. Interns will work in the group’s Health Practice and their work will cover a variety of topics including: African politics, international intellectual property rights, trade policy, international political economy, economic development, corporate public affairs, and sales and marketing strategy. http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/jjWdGTkTtpw4/
  9. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships 2012-2013.  DEADLINES:  January 31 (Boren Fellowship) & February 9 (Boren Scholarship) Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholarships provide undergraduate students up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad. Boren Fellowships provide graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international research. www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards are an initiative of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education. Contact staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-NSEP.
  10. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  – Job Search Workshop  NOV. 9 (Wed) 4 pm in Career Services      Go to  http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/gpbml   to R.S.V.P.

Government/Public Policy Career Digest: October 20th, 2011

 GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC POLICY CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 20th, 2011
 
Government/Public Policy Topics Include:
1.  Public Service Fellows Program
2.  Brad Schneider for Congress, Political Campaign Internship (January Start)
3.  Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Policy Internship
4.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 2012 Spring Student Internship Program
5.  The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN), Internships
6.  UPS CORPORATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS, GovernmentPublic Relations Legislative Assistant
7.  Partnership for Public Service Webinar
8.  Internship Survey Database(Career Services)
9.  FBI Virtual Career Fair
10. What Kinds of Federal Jobs Are There? (Helpful Website)
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1:  Public Service Fellows Program
Fellows’ duties vary across the Partnership’s internal teams but often include event planning and execution, conducting research, writing and preparing correspondence, and conducting outreach to external partners, such as government agencies and colleges and universities.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://apps.ourpublicservice.org/fellows/default.aspxDeadline: October 28, 2011
 
2: Brad Schneider for Congress, Political Campaign Internship (January Start)
Exciting, Northshore Campaign seeks motivated interns for its field team. Interns will gain valuable experience in political campaigning and voter outreach. They will be an integral part of the field team’s grassroots efforts to connect with voters and promote campaign visibility throughout the city. Assist in planning and staffing field events. Connect with voters through canvassing and phone banks. Database management and maintenance
 
Qualif: strong interest in Democratic politics required; Highly motivated and willing to work on individual and group projects; Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as written and oral communication and organizational skills; Familiarity with Microsoft Office; Experience with NGP-VAN database is a plus but not required; Hours are flexible (we ask for 15-20 a week) and can be adapted to fit your schedule. The internship length is also negotiable. Interns will be based out of campaign headquarters in Northbrook, but must be willing to travel around the Northshore for campaign activities, such as visibility events (i.e. parades, street festivals & fundraising events).
 
3: Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Policy Internship-Washington, DC                                    
The research department of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is currently offering unpaid internships for undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in the Presidency and U.S. government policy. Students in all majors are welcome to apply, especially those studying political science, history, international relations, economics, or business. For more information and to apply, visit: www.thepresidency.org/who-we-are/internships.
 
4:  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 2012 Spring Student Internship Program                                  
The Securities and Exchange Commission selects volunteer interns for its Spring Student Internship Program.  Students have the opportunity to work for ten weeks during the spring at the SEC’s Washington DC headquarters or at one of its Regional Offices (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. Deadline:November 7, 2011                                  
 
5:  The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN), Internships
The Coalition on Human Needs is seeking highly motivated, organized, and energetic individuals for full-time internships. The Coalition on Human Needs is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations. For more information, visit:http://www.chn.org/jobs/internships.html.
 
6: UPS CORPORATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS, GovernmentPublic Relations Legislative Assistant
UPS seeks applicants for the position of legislative assistant in its Corporate Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. The UPS Public Affairs Office is responsible for handling governmental affairs issues of UPS at the international, federal, and state levels. These issues include, but are not limited to, healthcare, transportation, energy, security, international trade, labor, and aviation. UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and currently serving more than 220 countries and territories. One-year full-time paid internship: June 18, 2012 – June 14, 2013. For more information and to apply, visit: http://jobs-ups.com/washington-dc/corporate/jobid1863566-government_public-relations-legislative-assistant-jobsDeadline: December 16, 2011
 
7:  Partnership for Public Service Webinar-Interested in successfully finding and applying for federal positions? You will hear from Partnership for Public Service staff, agency recruiters, federal interns and graduates who recently received offers for federal jobs. For more information and to register, visit:http://rockefellercenteratdartmouth.blogspot.com/2011/09/careers-for-common-good-go-government.html.
 
8:  Internship Survey Database(Career Services)-Curious where other students have held government related internships? Come to Career Services and look through the Internship Survey Database. With this database, you are able to view the a description of the internship, the student’s recommendations, how they found the internship, contact information for the internship, and other useful information.
 
9:   FBI Virtual Career Fair-October 25th & 26th (9am-Noon & 1-4pm EST)    
Students selected for FBI internships will help support their mission through hands-on projects of national significance.  To register for this event, and learn more about the Internship Program, visit:http://www.explorefbi.com/events.php.
 
10:  What Kinds of Federal Jobs Are There? (Helpful Website)
http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/index.shtml.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
The federal government’s broad mission means there are jobs in every field. From architects to zoologists, the federal government is looking for a wide variety of talented and dedicated employees. View Federal Careers by Field of Interest, find out what Federal Agencies do, and view various profiles in public service.