Tag Archives: Government, Law and Policy

NYC Office of Mayor J-term internship

This opportunity is offered through an alum! Very Midd-friendly.

The Mayor’s Office of Research and Media Analysis is responsible for monitoring media coverage of mayor Eric Adams, his policies and actions, and performing research in support of the mayor’s communications priorities.

About the Role

  • Monitoring news sites and social media in real-time and disseminating breaking stories
  • Transcribing the mayor’s remarks for public release
  • Compiling early morning or evening press clippings
  • Creating reports on broadcast news coverage
  • Searching for relevant stories in television broadcasts, radio, traditional media outlets, and community papers
  • Additional research projects in support of short and long-term communications needs

Full details and apply here on Handshake

Legal J-term internship at MIIS with Middlebury General Counsel

One intern will have the chance to work day-to-day with Middlebury’s general counsel, located at the Middlebury Institute campus in Monterey California, during J-Term.

The intern will work closely with the general counsel and paralegal on projects such as policy review and revision relating to Open Expression, developing training materials relating to copyright, and creating guidance for student organizations on issues such as political activity and defamatory speech.

This internship will provide practical experience in how to review situations for legal issues, analyze risk, and develop educational and outreach materials.

This is very special! Learn more and apply here in Handshake.

Stanford Law School Research Fellowship

Assist faculty members at Stanford Law School conducting timely and policy-relevant research in empirical social science, including economists John J. Donohue and Daniel Kessler. Designed for graduating seniors or recent college or master’s program graduates, the fellowship provides a unique opportunity for those considering graduate school, law school, and/or business school in the future.

Prior Research Fellows have matriculated to Ph.D. programs at Harvard, Stanford, Yale, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, and NYU and law school at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia. They have been drawn from a variety of undergraduate disciplines, including economics, political science, applied math, public policy, statistics, and computer science.

Details here: https://law.stanford.edu/research/sls-fellowships/empirical-research-fellowship/#slsnav-description

Deadline is October 17.

Summer Institute for Juniors interested in public service

The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellowship Program is a rigorous academic graduate-level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers. The program was started to address the lack of diversity across the spectrum of professional public service, including government, nonprofits, public policy institutions, and international organizations.The purpose of the JSI Fellowship is to prepare students to obtain a Master’s or a joint degree in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field.

More details and application here: https://ppiaprogram.org/page/junior-summer-institute

Deadline is November 1

Career Fair for students with disabilities

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2022 Theme: “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation”

Event Date: Wednesday, October 19th, 2-4.30 P.M ET via Zoom Platform

Are you a College Student or a job-seeker with a disability?

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) invites you to participate in its 2022 Virtual Career Fair as it observes the 77th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) celebrated in October. NDEAM promotes the value of hiring, retaining, and promoting people with disabilities. In the spirit of NDEAM, AAPD is partnering with companies, agencies and organizations committed to embracing inclusive practices within their workplace.

Mobility International USA is proud to be among the participating organizations! We’ll be sharing information about the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, including its Access to Exchange Externship!
During this fair, attendees will learn: company’s mission and purpose, company’s inclusive practices and ideology, potential future company-sponsored professional development courses, workshops, or training, potential job opportunities, company representatives’ contact information for post-event follow-up.

This virtual event will have real-time captioning and American Sign Language interpretation services available. 

To request additional accommodation services, please note them on the registration form.

The deadline for completing the registration form is Thursday, October 13th.

Alumni Career Conversation: Working at the Intersection of Government, Consulting, Law, Politics, and Teaching on 10/5

Join Aaron Mendelsohn ’95, for an informal group chat/Q&A to talk with you and answer your questions about his career in government, consulting, law, politics, and teaching.

Wednesday, October 5th from 3:45 to 4:30 pm in Hepburn Lounge

Aaron currently serves as the Director of the New York City Council’s Oversight & Investigations Division, where he oversees investigations of New York City government agencies involving fraud, waste, abuse, and other important matters to the Council.  Aaron grew up in Washington, DC, studied History and Art History at Midd, and went to law school at Northwestern University in Chicago.  Aaron clerked for a US District Court Judge after law school, then worked at law firms including WilmerHale in DC and Troutman Sanders in New York, before serving as a Federal Prosecutor in the US Attorney’s Offices for the District of Columbia and New Jersey, and as a Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Department at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in New York.  Before being appointed to the New York City Council, Aaron served as a Director in the Fraud Risk & Compliance practices at two global consulting firms.  Aaron has also worked on several US presidential campaigns and in the White House, and he also currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching an International Financial Crimes course at Fordham University School of Law in New York.

He’s on campus to lead the Jewish High Holidays services at Midd for the 30th consecutive year and is very generous to share his time with us.

Click here to let us know you’re coming, or just show up.