Tag Archives: Government, Law and Policy

Featured opportunities in Handshake

While browsing around, I found some really cool sounding jobs and internships.  I wanted to highlight them for you.  The areas I most like to search are Employer Industry: Government- Local, State and Federal, International Affairs, Legal, and Politics.  For Job Function I like:  legal, political organizing, research

Take a look yourself and explore around.  I’ve given you the link to go directly in Handshake and learn more.

Government Relations Intern at Carmen Group

The Carmen Group is the leading government affairs consulting firm, with the best overall business approach serving a long-standing, bi-partisan client base



Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. Federal Relations Group internship

The Federal Relations Group monitors public policy developments and deliberations in order to inform and influence decision-making by the legislative and executive branches.



Director’s Financial Analyst at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau



Atlantic Media Editorial Fellowship



Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

This provides full-time six to nine month fellowships for recent college and graduate school alumni to work on international peace and security issues with one of more than two dozen participating public-interest organizations in Washington, DC.



Client Advocate at Still She Rises, Tulsa: A Project of the Bronx Defenders



Kobre & Kim | Analyst Program

Kobre & Kim is an Am Law 200 global law firm focused exclusively on disputes and investigations, often involving fraud or misconduct.



Intern at The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law: a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on improving the systems of democracy and justice. A singular institution – part think-tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group – the Brennan Center combines research, scholarship, legislative and legal advocacy, and communications to win meaningful, measurable change in the public sector.


Obama Foundation Fellows – deadline October 6

The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen in their community.

The inaugural class of 20 Fellows will be integral to shaping the program and the community of Fellows for future years. For this first class, we’re seeking participants who are especially excited about helping us design, test, and refine the Fellowship.

Our two-year, non-residential Fellowship will offer hands-on training, resources, and leadership development. Fellows will also participate in four multi-day gatherings where they will collaborate with each other, connect with potential partners, and collectively push their work forward. Throughout the program, each Fellow will pursue a personalized plan to leverage Fellowship resources to take their work to the next level. Learn more at https://www.obama.org/fellowship/

Are you interested in graduate school in international affairs?







Join us for an information session on graduate studies in international affairs. Admissions representatives from these schools will be on hand to discuss admissions requirements, academic programs, and career opportunities for students interested in graduate studies in international affairs.

Tuesday, September 26

4:30-5:30 pm

Coltrane Lounge in Adirondack House

Schools attending:

  • The Fletcher School at Tufts
  • Johns Hopkins SAIS
  • Columbia SIPA
  • Georgetown MSFS
  • Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School

CCI Quick Questions start MONDAY 9/11! Stop in and meet our new PCAs.

CCI’s Peer Career Advisors serve as the CCI’s ambassadors to fellow Middlebury students. PCAs are available during Quick Questions to help you with:

  • Developing and reviewing resumes and cover letters
  • Searching for internship and employment opportunities
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Accessing online career resources like Handshake
  • Referring you to appropriate advising staff at CCI
  • Presenting a workshop to a student club or organization

Quick Questions will begin Monday, September 11th, 2017.

Every Weekday, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday, Adirondack House

Evening Hours, 7:00pm-9:00pm

  • Mondays @ BiHall (3rd floor lounge)
  • Tuesdays @ Anderson Freeman Center (AFC) *beginning 9/26*
  • Wednesdays @ Wilson Cafe (Davis Family Library)

Meet our PCAs!

Preparing Women to Lead

PLEN seminars give students the chance to discuss current policy issues, visit institutions and organizations in DC, and launch their careers through intimate coaching sessions on networking, resume writing, and salary negotiation. During all seminars, students network with distinguished women at the top of their fields while building connections with their peers from across the country.

Scholarship application deadline extended!  You now have until Friday September 15 to apply for a PLEN scholarship. PLEN scholarships are need-based and can cover seminar tuition and/or housing in Washington, DC.  Learn more about how to apply for a scholarship at plen.org/scholarships.

October 19-21, 2017
– Jump start your career in law and public policy in Washington, DC with PLEN for the annual Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy seminar.  Learn about careers and internships in DC, visit law firms and the Supreme Court, and experience all that you can do with or without a law degree all while connecting with women leaders in DC and peers from across the country.  Register by Friday September 22, and learn more at plen.org/law.

November 2-4, 2017 – Experience the policy making process from women who lead business and nonprofits in Washington, DC with PLEN at the Women in Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership seminar.  Learn about the most pressing policy issues facing businesses and nonprofits, develop valuable skills like salary negotiation and advocacy, and meet with top lobbyists, CEOs, and nonprofit leaders in Washington, DC, all while connecting with peers from across the country. Register by Thursday September 28, and learn more at plen.org/wcnl.

US State Department Summer 2018 Internship application now open

We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program.

Please visit the Intern page of the Careers site for more information about the U.S. Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program, and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is October 5, 2017.

Visit USAJOBS.gov to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

We suggest that you submit your application as early as possible to insure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur.

U.S. citizenship is required. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

Also save the date for Tuesday, October 17 when there will be a State Department Information Session on campus.