Job Openings and Internships:

Summer Internship with Bill Cobbs for Governor 2018  

We find ourselves in a historic moment because the 2018 Gubernatorial Elections will determine which political direction Michigan will move over the next four years. Political and community organizing require critical thinking skills, so there are four additional errors in this internship application. Please identity all 5 issues with your resume attached to properly apply. Summer internships positions could be paid depending on your availability. Available positions will be released based on your application.     

Brief Background on Bill Cobbs 

Bill Cobbs is a Democrat running to be Michigan's next Governor. Mr. Cobbs life journey lead him to be a naval intelligence officer, union member, police officer, and the first African American CEO of multiple companies. Mr. Cobbs is running because he can no longer be a bystander, watching Michigan fail to provide our citizens with a better quality of life and the the opportunity for basic human dignity.   

A few items on Bill Cobbs Platform  

  • Create an equal K-12 funding model
  • Create livable wage jobs  
  • Protect our natural resources and drinking water
  • Justice for Flint
  • Address the mental health crisis
  • Overhaul our infrastructure 
  • Increase citizen protections and strength in government
  • Reform our broken criminal justice system  

Applications may be sent to

Please send with Subject Line "Internship Application"         

Additional inform can be found at


Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

The City of Tecumseh is seeking a dynamic and creative leader for its Economic Development Department. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and self-motivated individual that will proactively work to ensure the City is leveraging its resources to sustain its position as a "top-ten" small community in Michigan. The next Economic Development Director must understand the recent trends in our evolving economy and local government's role in placemaking, quality of life and talent attraction. A successful candidate must enjoy and actively pursue networking with the local business community and working directly with both large and small business owners on helping them succeed. Primary duties include developing and implementing projects with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), associations and business owners; assisting businesses or developers with site or building searches; acting as a facilitator with the City, County and State permitting departments to expedite local approvals; working with the City Manager to negotiate tax incentives or other financial assistance available through the City and State; assisting in applying for economic development loans or grants from the State or other lenders; and directing economic development research and strategic planning.


Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to City Manager, Dan Swallow, at the address listed below:

Dan Swallow, City Manager

City of Tecumseh

309 E. Chicago Blvd.

Tecumseh, MI 49286 

Applications are due on or before Monday, April 30, 2018 at the close of business. This position will remain open until filled with review of candidates. Questions: Contact Dan Swallow, City Manager, at

(517) 424-6555 or

The Charles and Kathleen Manatt Fellowship Democracy Studies Fellowship Program

The Charles and Kathleen Manatt Democracy Studies Fellowship Program at the
 International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) brings outstanding
 graduate students to the Washington, D.C. area each year to support fellows’
 independent research in democracy development, election administration, legal
 frameworks and civic participation in the political process. Previous fellows have found the Manatt Fellowship to be an excellent boost to their careers in international
 development or research. Manatt Fellows have direct access to IFES experts in
 democracy building and research and benefit from Washington, D.C.’s wide network of democracy professionals, institutions, and resources.



Summer 2018 internship with the Executive Office of Governor Rick Snyder.  The deadline for submitting applications is Sunday, April 22, 2018. 

Potential candidates will be contacted by Friday, April 27, 2018 for the next step in the Executive Office internship program.

The Governor's internship program offers college students an opportunity to gain critical work experience in a fast paced, professional and challenging work environment. Interns in the program can expect to perform substantive work, develop and manage professional relationships and help make a positive impact on Michigan.

Below is the link to the Governor's website with details.  If you should have any questions or concerns, please respond by email to,4668,7-277-58104---,00.html

Thank you,

Chelsea Peterson
Executive Office of the Governor, Rick Snyder