Reduce Poverty Worldwide and Work in D.C.

Think Impact

ThinkImpact (formerly Student Movement for Real Change) works to reduce poverty around the world. ThinkImpact is looking to hire an Assistant to the Executive Director at their D.C. office.

The Assistant to the Executive Director position offers the challenging, fast-paced experience of working in a dynamic non-profit organization. The Assistant to the Executive Director will be responsible for providing support for the Executive Director’s schedule, meetings, strategy, Global Development Internship support, basic graphic design, office management and some programming support.

The various responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Executive Assistant: The individual will provide assistance to the executive director, assisting with scheduling, travel planning (including flights, accommodation, and local transportation), data entry and Read more

Promote Economic Security by Working in D.C.

Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) is a 45 year old women’s employment organization that works nationally and in its home community of Washington D.C. to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and their families. WOW is looking to hire a Field Manager.

In meeting its intergenerational agenda, WOW launched the national Elder Economic Security Initiative (Initiative), a multi-year campaign combining organizing, research, advocacy and outreach to promote economic security for elders and their families through policy and program change. WOW will partner with up to 20 states to implement the Initiative on the national, state and local levels. WOW provides technical assistance and expertise to its state partners and coalition members on developing, implementing and sustaining state campaigns to promote the use of an elder economic security framework and tools in aging policies and programs.

Position Description:

The Field Manager will manage the delivery of strategic technical assistance and expertise to Read more

Work with Campaigns as an Online Associate


M+R Strategic Services is looking for an Associate to join our team of Internet experts to work on successful, cutting-edge online campaigns. You’ll be an integral part of the Online Campaigns Team at M+R, working with progressive, public-interest nonprofit organizations to recruit online activists, influence public policy, raise money online, and deepen relationships with online supporters.

You’ll work with some of the best nonprofit causes of the day – protecting the environment with The Wilderness Society, establishing equality with Human Rights Campaign, ending breast cancer with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and fighting global poverty with Oxfam America.

Every day you’ll stretch your creativity developing new strategies for new issues. You’ll always know you’re working for causes that matter. You’ll be organizing on the Internet, with real-world impact. And you’ll be at the forefront of new innovations in the field of online advocacy.

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Work in CA as an Investment Analyst

Humanity UnitedHumanity United is a philanthropic organization committed to building a world where mass atrocities and modern-day slavery are no longer possible. Humanity United was founded in the belief that defending basic human rights is essential not just to bringing about justice, but also to ensuring greater economic growth, enhanced environmental protection, improved public health, and a more secure and less violent world.

Position Description:
The Investment Analyst is a member of the HU investment team primarily responsible for providing research and analysis to improve the effectiveness of HU grant-making. The Investment Analyst role will include performing desk research / due diligence on new opportunities and existing grants, producing market analysis to inform individual grants and strategic priorities, and representing the organization externally in a variety of settings.

This position will work across both of our organizational portfolios: prevention of conflict and mass atrocities; and prevention of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Strong candidates with have academic and/or professional experience related to one or both of these issues in one or more of the following areas: advocacy, policy, rule of law & governance Read more

Four Internship Opportunities in California or D.C.

Terra Global CapitalTerra Global Capital still has many internship opportunities available for summer 2010.

Terra Global Capital specializes in Carbon Financing and Carbon Measurement. They provide advice for land-use carbon credits.

The available internships include

  • Origination and Pipeline Development Intern
  • Legal Intern
  • Remote Sensing and Environmental Science Intern
  • Finance and Investment Intern

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Resources for Getting International Jobs/Internships

When I learned I had to write a cover letter and a C.V. before I go abroad to Chile, I was unsettled. I asked myself,

“What do I include? How do I write a cover letter? How is a CV different from a resume?

Wait… how do you say intern in Spanish?”

Then I realized that we have plenty of resources here at the Career Services to help me (and you) out!

We have Going Global, Read more

Speak Spanish? Work in DC to promote economic justice

WOLAThe Washington Office on Latin America promotes human rights, democracy and social and economic justice in Latin America and the Caribbean. WOLA facilitates dialogue between governmental and non-governmental actors, monitors the impact of policies and programs of governments and international organizations, and promotes alternatives through reporting, education, training and advocacy. Founded in 1974 by a coalition of civic and religious leaders, WOLA works closely with civil society organizations and government officials throughout the Americas.

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) seeks an entry-level administrative staff person to work with program staff. The Program Assistant provides administrative support to Associates and Senior Associates within a fast-paced human rights organization working in Washington and Latin America. The position/contract is for two years, subject to an evaluation at the end of the first three months, and brings a committed individual into contact with the human rights, religious and foreign policy communities in Washington and Latin America. WOLA’s Washington office has a paid staff of 15, plus seven interns and five fellows.

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Work for the Gov’t as an International Affairs Specialist

Apply by April 16th to be an International Affairs Specialist

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to improve foreign market access for U.S. products, build new markets, improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace, and provide food aid and technical assistance to foreign countries.

The individuals will be assigned to the Scientific Exchanges Branch and will be responsible for developing and managing training programs in the U.S. for international public and private sector agriculturalists in areas related to agricultural research, agricultural trade, marketing, policy and technology transfer among others. Primary responsibilities include planning, developing, arranging, coordinating and evaluating training programs in agricultural disciplines for international participants. Other tasks may be assigned as appropriate by the Branch Chief. Read more

Work in Economic Development after Graduation

NYCEDCLogoNew York City Economic Development Corporation is looking to hire a Project Manager.

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing, maintaining and enforcing a diversified portfolio of high-profile, citywide projects with the NYCIDA, NYCEDC, and NYCCRC in a collegial and fast-paced environment. The Project Manager will be responsible for at least one specific subject matter expertise and will train/assist colleagues when necessary. In addition, the Project Manager is expected to supervise junior department members, work on project teams, as well as autonomously and independently, and be responsible for managing a project to completion. Read more

Outreach & Development Coordinator

Wild Fish

Wild Fish Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization headquartered in Duvall, WA, is seeking a dynamic and creative Outreach & Development Coordinator. Wild Fish Conservancy is dedicated to the recovery and conservation of the northwest’s wild fish and the ecosystems they depend on. Through science, education, and advocacy, Wild Fish Conservancy promotes technically and socially responsible habitat, hatchery and harvest management to better sustain the region’s wild fish heritage.

This full time position reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the development and implementation of WFC’s comprehensive outreach and development initiatives.

Responsibilities include:
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Looking for Financial Support?

Then you are in luck because Career Services has subscribed to a new resource! It is called Foundation Grants to Individuals Online.

While many resources contain lists and lists of foundations, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online only lists the foundations that will grant to an individual. There are thousands of foundations listed, and over 3000 are dedicated to providing support for undergraduates! You can search by a geographic focus, your field of interest and what type of support you desire. They even have foundations that provide monetary support for unpaid internships! To log on, Read more

CarbonNeutral Internship

The Carbon Neutral Company

(Midtown East)

The CarbonNeutral Company is a twelve year old provider of carbon management and carbon offsetting services. The company has invested in over 200 emissions reductions projects on six continents and has over 300 major corporate clients worldwide. The built environment sector has grown importance and the company has recently pioneered the integration of carbon offsetting into the LEED green building rating system.
This internship is primarily focused on refining our approach and value proposition to the green building sector.

This position would provide research and sales support to the sales and marketing team of The CarbonNeutral Company.

The role involves:

  • LEED/carbon offset value proposition
  • Evaluate all versions of LEED and develop distinct value proposition for each
  • New Construction
  • Commercial Interiors
  • Existing Building Read more

Stonehenge 2010-Middlebury Idea Competition

Stonehenge 2010

Middlebury Idea Competition

  • Do you have an idea for a project or business?
  • Do you have a problem you want to solve or an artistic piece you wish to create?
  • Do you wish you could spend the summer taking your idea to a whole other level?

Stonehenge is here to help you turn your idea or business into reality.

The Competition

Stonehenge is accepting written proposals, up to 3 pages in length, in which you explain the inspiration and/or viability of your idea or business. (See the application here)

Stonehenge competition categories:

  • Arts
  • Vermont Public Policy
  • Environment
  • Business Read more

Job Opportunities for Alumni

FSGFSG Social Impact Advisors is hiring – and they’re looking for the right people to join their consulting, operations, and special initiative teams (including Community Foundation Insights and FSG’s Strategic Learning and Evaluation Center). See the Careers pages of their website for a complete list of openings and job descriptions:

Here are some examples of a few positions they are currently recruiting for:
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Administrative Assistant Position

EnerPath, which specializes in helping companies reduce their energy usage, is looking to hire an administrative assistant in Rochester, NY.

The Administrative Assistant works closely with the Project Coordinator, Project Manager and installation entities to ensure accurate documentation and organization for all projects.   Works with team during development, implementation and close-out stages of highly successful energy efficiency projects.


Projects / Programs

  1. Assists Auditors with any fax or follow-up with clients.
  2. Supports  assigned subcontractor’s activities.
  3. Supports Qualify Verification Assurance representatives with field questions and documentation.
  4. Maintains subcontractor project documents, ensuring they are accurately recorded and stored. Read more
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