Government/Public Policy Specialty Bulletin, February 16, 2012

Internship Opportunities

1.  U.S. Department of State’s Fall 2012 Student Internship Program

Undergraduate Opportunities: The U.S. Department of State offers six different internships, fellowships and paid programs to help you get a jump start on your career while still an undergraduate student.

Graduate/Post-Graduate Opportunities: The U.S. Department of State offers a number life-changing internships, fellowships and programs in Washington, D.C. and abroad.

Deadline to submit completed applications is March 02  http://careers.state.gov/students/programs

2. Summer 2012 Public Service Paid Fellows Program, Partnership for Public Service

The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Public Service is an opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills. Deadline: March 9

Check out the many opportunities at: http://apps.ourpublicservice.org/fellows/default.aspx

3.  Burton C. Gray Memorial Internship program, Reason( Washington, D.C.)

Reason covers politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews. The job includes reporting and writing for Reason and Reason Online, and helping with research, proofreading, and other tasks. Interns work for 10 weeks and receive a $5,000 stipend.

Deadline: March 26.   http://reason.com/intern-at-reason

4.  Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute, Internships(  Washington, D.C.)

Victory’s Internship program gives the opportunity to gain experience in LGBT political activism, consider career options, strengthen job-related skills and network with leaders in local, state and national politics.  Internships in Fundraising & Donor Development ; Leadership Programs; Marketing & Communications; and Political.  Modest stipend.


Employment Opportunities

1.  Investigator, New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board( New York, NY)

The largest civilian oversight agency in the United States, the CCRB receives and investigates over 7,000 complaints each year. Investigators conduct sensitive investigations of these civilian complaints. CCRB investigators are responsible for investigating, making findings, and recommending action on complaints made by civilians that allege the use of excessive force, abuse of authority, discourtesy and offensive language by New York City police officers. Apply through Dartboard

2.  Assistant Campaign Director, Grassroots Campaigns

Grassroots Campaigns is looking for leaders to help run campaigns all across the United States. Assistant Directors will help manage one of our campaign offices by building the community support, educating the public and recruiting new members for one of the progressive organizations or charities we partner with.

For more information: http://www.grassrootscampaigns.com/jobs.php

Dartmouth Programs

1.  Management and Leadership Development Program

Do you want what it takes to be an effective leader? Would you like to manage your on-campus orgs even better & increase your changes for success at a future internship?  Then join MLDP!  This program meets on Tuesday nights & is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

MLDP is strongly encouraged if you are seeking internship funding and is required to be a paid student assistant at Rocky. Application Deadline: February 24


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