The mission of the San Francisco Fellows program is to foster community stewardship by preparing recent college graduates and young professionals for roles in public service and administration.The Fellows program is a unique opportunity to learn about public administration in local government while working full time as a City employee. Competitively selected applicants will join a cohort of up to 20 Fellows for an 11.5-month full-time work experience as City employees. Fellows will earn an annualized salary of approximately $62,000, plus health, dental, retirement and other benefits.
Apply HERE in Handshake. Deadline is March 6
Fellows work on various programs and projects that have a direct impact on City operations which spans a broad range of City functions and departments, involving analysis, planning, and program development.
Fellows are placed in various departments throughout the City. The FY21-22 cohort are in the following departments:
- Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families
- Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
- Department of Public Health
- SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
- Office of the Controller
- Public Utilities Commission
- Port of San Francisco
- San Francisco Public Library
- San Francisco Housing Authority
Fellows gain valuable full-time professional work experience and skills such as leadership, communication, technical skills and other professional development. The cohort experience includes regularly-scheduled learning sessions built into the Fellows’ work schedule to provide a well-rounded, thorough introduction to San Francisco government operations, policies and strategies.
Fellows are paired with mentors who support the Fellows and provide advice, guidance and networking opportunities for professional development. In addition, each Fellow is given guidance and support to prepare and compete for permanent civil service appointment to City employment by the completion of the fellowship year.
Apply HERE in Handshake. Deadline is March 6
Considering a summer internship? Great news! The Center for Careers and Internships has funding for unpaid summer internships and applications are open! This year’s grants may be used for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships.
2022 Summer Internship Grant Overview:
$3500 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
$1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
$3500 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance trainings/intensives.
Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 1 before submitting application. (Resumes approved earlier this year or last year still qualify as approved.)
Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.
Grant application deadline: Sunday, April 10. Award notifications sent out on May 2.
Searching for an internship?
- Over 4000 internships (paid and unpaid) in Handshake.
- Check out CCI-sponsored internships that come with guaranteed funding (more coming soon and all class years are eligible)!
- Visit CCI’s Find an Internship page for tips on finding or creating an internship.
- Watch the recorded Find and Fund Your Summer Internship presentation.
- More internships and information on CCI’s Career Path Pages.
CCI is here to help!
- Drop into Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs.
- Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule an appointment with a Career and Internship Advisor in your area of interest. Students interested in Health Professions or science-related internships may make an appointment with CTLR advisors by emailing Hannah Benz or Mary Lothrop.
Make Summer 2022 a great summer. We look forward to receiving your application!
CCI is offering a $500 AIRLINE GIFT CARD just for completing the résumé approval process.
There will be 7 drawings, the first 6 will be for $20 in Middlebury Money and the final (cumulative) drawing will be for the $500 airline gift card.
All you have to do to enter is complete your Handshake profile and have your résumé reviewed and approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor (PCA) – (go/PCAs for their drop in hours to have your résumé reviewed.) The earlier you complete your profile and have an approved résumé, the more chances you will have to win!
Read on about the Hertog Fellowship and the Hudson Institute Fellow.
Each year, the Hertog Foundation brings together top college students to the nation’s capital to explore the theory and practice of politics in an intensive seminar setting with outstanding faculty. Political Studies Fellows take courses in a wide variety of subjects, from political philosophy to contemporary public affairs, from economics to foreign policy. In the afternoons and evenings, they have the opportunity to hear from leaders in American government and politics. All fellows receive residential accommodations and a $2,500 stipend to offset travel and living expenses.
Interested applicants are encouraged to attend our virtual Open House on February 9 at 5:30 PM ET: we will provide an overview of our offerings and address questions about the fellowships.
More details about Hertog are here: https://hertogfoundation.org/programs/political-studies Deadline is March 1.
Hudson Institute Political Studies offers top undergraduates a Summer Fellowship in political theory and practice that broadens and deepens understanding of public policy and American political principles. The Fellowship combines rigorous study of politics and political thought through week-long seminars led by master teachers, policy workshops featuring think tank experts and experienced government officials, and a distinguished speaker series of exemplary figures from public life.
The 2022 Summer Fellowship features seminars that examine Plato’s Republic, Machiavelli’s The Prince, and Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America along with selections from the Federalist Papers, speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, and current scholarship on American public policy. Policy studies will include examinations of American foreign policy in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific, Transatlantic relations, technology regulation, and criminal justice reform.
Hudson Institute Political Studies is hosted in Washington, DC, and lasts for six weeks. Students participate free of charge, are given complimentary accommodations, and receive a $3,000 stipend.
All admitted fellows are expected to attend all seminars (every weekday 9-12), participate in policy workshops, (once per week), attend distinguished speaker series (several afternoons per week), do readings and write weekly papers.
Applicants do not need to be political science majors, but should have a sincere interest in politics, political thought and public policy, be willing to work hard and be willing to read, write and participate in class seminars and workshops.
Apply in Handshake here. Deadline is February 21
Senator Leahy’s internship program provides an opportunity to experience the legislative process at work, while becoming an integral part of the staff. Internships are available in Senator Leahy’s office in Burlington and his Washington, D.C..
Each intern will be given a variety of tasks, including researching legislative issues, drafting letters and memoranda, attending hearings and briefings, and performing general administrative duties. This is a paid internship. Preference will be given to Vermont candidates who are in their junior or senior year of college.
The Washington, DC program is tentative. Please be advised that the program could be cancelled, or dates could be changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Burlington, Vermont program will be in person barring COVID-19 related restrictions.
Apply here in Handshake. Deadline is February 23.
Precision Strategies is a progressive political consulting firm started by Obama campaign alums. They are a fully integrated strategy and marketing agency working with a variety of political, non-profit, and corporate clients.
An alum notified us they currently have entry-level open roles in Data and Analytics (Research Analysts), Digital Strategy (Associate), Communications (Associate), and Creative teams (Associate).
The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising university juniors (current sophomores).
In case you’ve missed it, we have just opened up the applications for this prestigious program! For selected Fellows, the fun kicks off with our Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City* this summer with a focus on personal and professional development, community, access to our U.S. corporate partners, and potential Summer 2023 internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the broader Lime Connect Fellows community, where they will receive ongoing support and mentoring, continued professional development, community with Fellows from the previous classes, and networking opportunities throughout their careers.
2022 Lime Connect Fellowship Program Eligibility Requirements:
- A current sophomore (rising junior) at a four-year university in the United States
- Continuing studies as a full-time student for the 2022 – 2023 academic year
- Eligible to work in the United States
- A person with a (visible or invisible) disability.*
*NOTE: We currently plan on hosting Super Days and our Leadership & Development Symposium in person in New York City in 2022, following any COVID-19 guidelines that may be in place on those dates. If needed, we will adjust to a virtual format, but we remain optimistic about gathering safely in person.
The first-round of the application is due Sunday, February 27th a midnight PST
Come learn from Andy Schwarz, Midd alum, who has more than 30 years of environmental policy consulting experience, working with clients in the U.S. and in Eastern Europe. He will talk about his career path at Industrial Economics and what it takes to succeed.
Andy holds a B.A. in Biology from Middlebury; an M.S.T. in Environmental Education from Antioch University; an M.F.S. in Environmental Policy from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; and an M.B.A. with a specialty in Finance from George Washington University.
All students are welcome to learn about this industry.
Monday, January 31 at 7 pm in Hillcrest 103. Live and in-person event. Please register in Handshake here
TDC, a nonprofit management consulting and research firm, seeks an Associate Consultant to join our team. TDC works exclusively with nonprofit, governmental, educational, and philanthropic organizations, providing them with the business and management tools critical to achieving mission success.
Associate Consultants’ engagements span TDC’s portfolio of work with organizations, funders, and sector-wide research projects. Associate Consultants staff multiple client engagements simultaneously, working in project teams of two to four with a variety of TDC’s senior consultants. Responsibilities include:
- Project management and client communications, including collecting and managing materials, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, taking notes, and managing timelines and processes;
- Research, including developing research plans, designing and implementing surveys and conducting stakeholder interviews and focus groups;
- Data analysis, including review of financial information, demographic data, audience and donor data, and qualitative documents and findings;
- Deliverable preparation, including writing meeting summaries, drafting memos, preparing slide decks and presentations, and contributing to financial models and strategic plans.
TDC will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 3 from 5:30-7:00pm EST for interested candidates to learn more about the firm, the role, and the application process. To attend, register here. And to apply to the job, click here
Come learn how to negotiate salary and benefits on Tuesday, Feb 1 at 4 pm in Axinn 219. Open to all students!