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Career Blitz: Government & Public Policy

  1. Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Internship; Freedom House
  2. Summer Global Policy Programs Internship; Asia Society (New York, NY)
  3. Summer Internship Program; Governor Deval Patrick
  4. Public Policy Intern; Center for the Study of Social Policy(DC)
  5. Grant Writer; Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University (Arlington, VA)
  6. Office of Legislative Affairs Internships (DC)
  7. Federal Careers by Field of Interest  (website)
  8. Brad Traverse Job Listing (website)

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1.  Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Internship; Freedom House

Provide research assistance for programs and proposal development. Assist with editing/writing proposals, reports, press releases, and briefing books. Bachelor’s degree or current college or graduate student can apply. Visit: http://www.freedomhouse.org/content/mena-internship-0

2. Summer  Global Policy Programs Internship; Asia Society (New York, NY)

Must possess interest in the social, political, and economic challenges facing the United States and countries in Asia. Duties include: track and research current developments in Asia; write and edit reports, provide content for Asia Society’s website; provide conference/event coordinating support.

To apply: http://asiasociety.org/files/pdf/120315_gps_2012_summer_intern.pdf

3.  Summer Internship Program; Governor Deval Patrick

Full- and part-time internships. Full-time undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of college are eligible to apply and a personal interview is required as part of the application process.

If you are interested in a specific office you may want to indicate so in your cover letter, however placement is not guaranteed. Before applying , review the office descriptions and candidate criteria at: http://www.mass.gov/governor/administration/internship/positions/position-descriptions.html.

*While the deadline indicates, March 16, the program will continue to accept applications until all the positions are filled*

4. Public Policy Intern; Center for the Study of Social Policy ( DC)

Responsible for: helping federal and state elected officials develop policies and funding to achieve better results for children and families. Have the opportunity to explore a wide range of policy issues, including child welfare, poverty, health care, higher education, and economic policy. Deadline: March 30

For more information: http://www.cssp.org/about/employment-opportunities

5. Grant Writer; Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University (Arlington, VA)

Design, write, revise, and edit grant proposals. Craft informational pieces and solicitations for high-dollar supporters. Assist  in the development of IHS’s newsletter. Bachelor’s degree required.

Apply at: http://www.theihs.org/jobs/grant-writer-0

*Note-HIS also offers internship opportunities*

6. Office of Legislative Affairs Internships(DC)

The Office of Legislative Affairs has internships available for undergraduate and law students. Learn about the interplay between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Congress. Full-time and part-time volunteer positions are available for fall, spring, and summer semesters.

http://www.justice.gov/ola/intern-opp.htm

7. Federal Careers by Field of Interest  (website)

Go to this site to explore the various federal jobs. You can search federal careers by field of interest; whether it be art and design, communications, computer science, social work, or education-there are jobs that will fit your skills and interests in federal work.

http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/careersbyinterest.shtml

8. Brad Traverse Job Listing (website)

Looking for government related opportunities? Have no fear, Brad Traverse is here! Come to Career Services for free use of this website that has variety of D.C. area opportunities on Capitol Hill, government/public affairs and communications.

http://www.bradtraverse.com/joblistings.cfm

For more information visit the Career Fields for Government/Public Policy:  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/students/careers/govt.html

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