Making a Living Making a Difference
September 21, 2016
- Department of State Intern Info Session
- Idealist Graduate School Fair
- Graduate and Professional School Fair
What Suggestions Do You Have?
- Writing a Federal Resume is DIFFERENT than Writing a Regular Resume
- "Do Liberal Arts Majors Earn More in the Long Run?"
- "Creative Graduate Degrees for High-Impact Communication"
Video of the Week
- "Chief Executive Officer, Pledge It - Loves & Challenges" (Athletics and Nonprofits)
- Resource for Intelligence Careers
- Resource for Non-Profit Careers
Job Opportunities (based on your survey feedback)
- International Justice Mission
- FBI Resource Planning Office
- Urban Teachers
- Defense Intelligence Agency - Intelligence Summer Intern
- Government Accountability Office Summer Volunteer
- Case Interview Workshops
Department of State Intern Info Session
Idealist Graduate School Fair
When: September 27th
Where: 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington Convention Center, Hall D, Washington,
It's a free career fair catered specifically to graduate programs with a focus in government and non-profit careers, featuring 249 exhibitors!
This is right before our graduate school fair on campus, which will feature programs that may interest you, such as American University's School of Public Affairs, Boston University's School of Public Health, and George Mason's School of Policy and Government.
However, this entire graduate fair is centered around the “Making a Living, Making a Difference” theme, so if you can make it up to DC, definitely go!
More information HERE!
Graduate and Professional School Fair
More Info on Graduate & Professional School Fair
This fair is designed for prospective students to speak with admissions representatives from graduate schools and/or programs. Take note of the Public Policy Workshop from 1-1:45.
- American University: School of Public Affairs
- Boston University: School of Public Health
- George Mason University: School of Policy and Government
- George Washington University: School of International Affairs
- NYU: School of Continuing and Professional Studies
- University of Maryland: School of Public Policy
Among many more!
The fair is open to students of all majors and class years as well as alumni.
For the full list of schools attending, look at Tribe Careers under "Events > Career Fairs"
Writing a Federal Resume is DIFFERENT than Writing a Regular Resume
8 pages or less
List the skills from the job posting on the top
Write a paragraph for each skill explaining how you've exemplified it
Make a list of results/outcomes
Lots of federal jobs are only posting their openings for 5 days, so make sure your resume is ready to go now.
Also, feel free to stop by the career center to get more assistance.
"Creative Graduate Degrees for High-Impact Communication"
Can't make it? Then you should definitely read this article to see what types of programs are out there, and why they will benefit your career.
Read the entire article HERE.
"Chief Executive Officer, Pledge It - Loves & Challenges"
Resource for Intelligence Careers
This tool HERE is excellent at determining where you'd fit in within the intelligence field, and it displays job opportunities on it. Definitely take a look!
Resource for Non-Profit Careers
International Justice Mission
Some of you had expressed interest in religious institutions, so here's one straight from an alumni!
International Justice Mission (IJM) is a Christian international non-profit working to end violent abuse of the poor around the world. They operate in 17 locations in the developing world, focusing on issues of human trafficking, slavery, child abuse, property grabbing, citizenship rights, and police abuse. They are looking for service-oriented individuals who are passionate about their area of work and want to make a tangible difference in the lives of others.
All of their open positions are located in the Washington DC area. A full list of their current openings can be found HERE.
Interested alumni can contact Jessica, the W&M Alum, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FBI Research Planning Office
Are you interested in an honors internship or full-time career opportunities at the world's premier national security and law enforcement agency? The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in search of highly motivated and talented candidates from a diversity of backgrounds who are interested in serving the Nation.
We are part of the FBI's Resource Planning Office (RPO), which manages the Bureau's $4 billion-plus personnel budget and strategic planning processes, crafts internal policy, directs shared administrative services, maintains business intelligence tools, automates and reengineers business processes, and provides project-based advisory services to senior executives. Working with all FBI Headquarters divisions and field offices, RPO fosters an environment in which cross-cutting organizational issues and priority topics are collaboratively discussed and addressed at all levels.
RPO analysts have the opportunity to:
* Collaborate with forward-thinking, innovative colleagues
* Be responsible for and lead various program and projects
* Gain insight into every division and program in the FBI
* Produce reports and briefings for FBI senior executives
* Travel to field offices to conduct training or data collection
* Expand skill sets in project management, data collection and analysis, business
communication, and presentation creation and deliverance
* Make an impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of FBI business operations
If you are interested, please search for our posting on Tribe Careers.
For more information on the Honors Internship Program and the Collegiate Hiring Initiative or to apply to either of these postings by the October 14th deadline, please visit our website HERE.
First deadline is October 4, 2016. Because finances can at time be a barrier to entry, we want you to know that we've got options!
Last May we were named an AmeriCorps Affiliate program. This means our participants are eligible for up to two Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards (totaling approximately $11,000) during the first two years of our four-year program. Beyond that, there are various other ways to make education more affordable.
We encourage students to explore their options. After all, Urban Teachers is one of the most comprehensive teacher preparation programs in the nation. We don't want anyone to miss out!
We provide our participants one year-long residency, a two-year Master of Science in Education degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education (tied for second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report), three years of one-on-one coaching and four years of experience working in high-need urban classrooms.
This is an investment that pays off for our teachers and their students. Feel free to email us at email@example.com and we'll connect you with the right person to answer any question you may have.
To apply, click HERE.
Defense Intelligence Agency - Intelligence Summer Intern
If you're a current junior, senior, or recent graduate, you can apply for this summer internship. They have several openings in their intelligence department, such as Analysis, Counterintelligence, Human Intelligence, and Mission Management.
The deadline to apply is Friday!
Click HERE to apply and for more information on the types of openings they have.
Government Accountability Office Summer Volunteer
- Plan and complete work assignments on time
- Collect and analyze relevant information
- Prepare quality draft documents
- Communicate relevant and accurate information, clearly and concisely during formal or informal meetings
- Collaborate with others to accomplish goals
- Contribute to team efforts.
- Use various enterprise tools and technology to prepare and share documents
- Provide essential support such as arranging meetings, taking notes, responding to routine inquiries
Application Deadline: December 30th. For more information and to apply, click HERE!