Job Openings and Internships:

Paid summer campaign opportunity for students expected to graduate in 2020

- The program is being put on by the DNC and is called Organizing Corps 2020

- This is an 8-week program that runs from June 10 - Aug 2, 2019

- Corps members will be trained on the details of organizing political campaigns

- There will be a 1-week training followed by a 7-week in the field program

- Corps members can earn $4000 

- Priority deadline is March 18

- Regular deadline is April 8

- The trainings will take place in 11 cities - including Detroit

- Here's a link with more information and how to apply

Michigan Municipal Executives

The MME Fellowship is a paid opportunity for graduate students studying Public Administration at any Michigan University to gain hands-on experience in local government. Examples of the possible work may include analysis of city projects, research into new policies and ordinances, as well as assisting department heads in accomplishing community projects. This work will allow the Fellow to rotate between municipal departments so that they have a full understanding of local government.

The MME Fellowship is designed to give Fellows a broad range of knowledge in local government to help prepare them to take on a management or mid-level role. The Fellow will also be able to attend two City Management conferences; the MME Summer Workshop as well as the MME Winter Institute. The Fellowship is a year-long opportunity starting in May 2019 and ending May 2020.

How to Apply:

In order to apply, please submit a copy of your resume, cover letter, and three references. You can send your resume and cover letter to James Krizan at

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

Anticipated Start Date: May 15, 2019

City of Royal Oak’s Fellowship

 Graduate City Management Fellowship, City of Royal Oak, Michigan

Qualifications for Fellowship:

  • Fellow must be enrolled in or recently graduated from a MPA or related Master’s program such as Community Develop or Urban Planning
  • Preferred courses of study include: economics, statistics, public finance, policy analysis, community development, business administration, and urban planning.
  • Fellow should have a demonstrable interest in a career in public service.
  • Fellow must be willing to commit up to 25 hours per week for a one-year obligation. Daily schedule is flexible within the 7:00 am–6:00 pm Monday-Friday timeframe. The Fellowship is one year (May 2019 – April 2020).

Required Application Materials:

  • • Cover Letter
  • • Resume
  • • Unofficial Transcript

To Apply:

Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2019 at 4:30pm

Potential Start Date: Monday, May 6, 2019

For more information: James Krizan, Assistant to the City Manager,

The City of Fort Collins - Graduate Management Assistant Program

The City of Fort Collins, CO is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Management Assistant. This position provides future municipal leaders an opportunity to catapult their careers and learn from seasoned professionals in a community consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country. Come find out the “secret sauce” of Fort Collins in a position that is equal parts work and fun. The Management Assistant will have the opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a full-service city, make a difference in day-to-day projects, engage regularly with city leaders, and contribute to the organization at the executive leadership level.


The City of Fort Collins is nationally renowned for:

  • A strong tradition of community engagement
  • Having world-class staff across the organization
  • Commitment to social, economic, and environmental sustainability
  • Being America’s most satisfied City according to Tim Magazine
  • Winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

The Graduate Management Assistant program has contributed to the development of local government leaders who have gone on to become City Managers, Assistant Town Administrators and Assistants to City Managers. Each learned leadership, honed communication skills, participated on multidisciplinary teams and contributed meaningful (resume-building) work.


The Management Assistant will be involved in research, analytical work, and managing special projects. This position represents a one-year internship. Applicants must have completed or substantially completed coursework toward a Master of Public Administration or closely related degree by June 2019. Salary: $42,000 per year with excellent benefits. 


For more information and to apply visit

Michigan Senate - Senator Daley Internship Opportunity

Summary Position Description: The individual will provide assistance to the Senator and staff ranging in the areas of legislation, communications, constituent affairs, and general office management. Some responsibilities will include: monitoring legislation, preparing written correspondence, and conducting legislative research. 

Minimum Qualifications Include: Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic program and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. A basic understanding of the legislative process and computer office programs is helpful. 

Status: This is an unpaid position. Hours are negotiable and school credit can be arranged.
Governing Caucus: Republican. ​This is a non-civil service, at-will position.

Interested applicants please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Senator Daley P.O. Box 30036 Lansing, MI 48909 Email: 

White House Fellows Program 

Program mission

In the words of President Lyndon B. Johnson, the purpose of the White House Fellows Program is "to give the Fellows first-hand, high-level experience with the workings of the Federal Government and to increase their sense of participation in our national affairs." In describing the criteria for selection, President Johnson envisioned Fellows who "have demonstrated high moral character, exceptional ability, marked leadership qualities, and unusual promise of future development." For 50 years, the White House Fellows program has delivered on this vision. After their year of service, Fellows are expected to take their acquired skills and knowledge back to their communities to work as private citizens and as national leaders in their fields.  

Applicant eligibility

  1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  2. Federal government employees are not eligible, with the exception of career military personnel and some special government employees.
  3. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education.
  4. Applications are available online in November and are due in January of each year and the Fellowship runs from August to August. 

Selection criteria

  1. A record of remarkable professional achievement early in one’s career.
  2. Evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth.
  3. A demonstrated commitment to public service.
  4. The skills to succeed at the highest levels of the Federal government, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  

The application can be accessed at

Washington D.C. Career Fair

Interested in a career in the Washington D.C. area?  

Are you looking for a new career? A better paying job?
This job fair is free to job seekers and allows you to connect face to face with top employers.
 A list of the attending employers and open positions will be sent to all registered candidates the week before the career fair. Register today!
Submit your resume to for advance consideration by the hiring managers.