Job Openings and Internships:
Paid summer campaign
opportunity for students expected to graduate in 2020
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 http://www.organizingcorps2020.com/
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 email@example.com
Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Anticipated Start Date: May 15, 2019
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: www.romi.gov/jobs
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, Krizanj@romi.gov
City of Fort Collins - Graduate Management
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.
City of Fort Collins is nationally renowned for:
- A strong
tradition of community engagement
world-class staff across the organization
to social, economic, and environmental sustainability
America’s most satisfied City according to Tim Magazine
the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
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.
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
For more information and to apply visit http://www.fcgov.com/citymanager/internship.php
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
White House Fellows Program
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 must be a U.S. citizen.
- Federal government employees are not eligible, with the exception of career military personnel and some special government employees.
- Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education.
- Applications are available online in November and are due in January of each year and the Fellowship runs from August to August.
- A record of remarkable professional achievement early in one’s career.
- Evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth.
- A demonstrated commitment to public service.
- 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 https://fellows.whitehouse.gov/.
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 email@example.com
for advance consideration by the hiring managers.