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What's Inside:

Events & Programs
  1. Capitol Hill Trip
  2. City Year Shadow Day


Articles & Resources

  1. How to Stand Out as a Winter Graduate
  2. All About Going to Graduate School
  3. Going Global


Video of the Week

  1. Public Policy


Featured From Tribe Careers

  1. Capital Teaching Resident at KIPP DC
  2. Change the World at The U.S. Department of Energy - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  3. Coordinator, Membership & Meetings at Society for American Archaeology


Internships

  1. Legislative or Press Intern at The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble
  2. Public Policy Internship at SAIC


Fellowships

  1. Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs
  2. Capital Fellows Program

Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations to all the winter graduates! All of your hard work and dedication has paid off! The Cohen Career Center wishes you all the best of luck, and remember, if you need help with the job search, the Career Center is here to help!

Events & Programs

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The application for the 2016 Capitol Hill trip is now open! This program includes site visits to government agencies and non-profit organizations in Washington, DC! Spend January 14th learning about what it's like to work and live in DC!


Space for this program is extremely limited, so apply as soon as possible! Students will be placed on a wait list if the number of interested students exceeds the available spaces, so don't wait!


More info at: http://bitly.com/caphillinfo

Apply at: http://bitly.com/CapHillApply

City Year Shadow Day

Join City Year for City Year Shadow Day. Learn about the day-to-day work of City Year participants to see if this program is right for you!


During the Shadow Day, you will:
-be provided with light refreshments as you receive an introduction to City Year
-learn about City Year’s work addressing the national dropout crisis in public schools
-engage in a leadership workshop similar to training our corps members receive
-connect with currently serving corps members to gain a first hand perspective

RSVP by Friday, December 18th at http://bit.ly/1jYgsyt.

Find more information at http://bit.ly/1O4P6ot.

Articles & Resources

How to Stand Out as a Winter Graduate

"Attention winter graduates: It might still be cold outside, but it's time to heat up your job search. Take charge and make your degree work for you by following these six tips to help you stand out"


http://bit.ly/1Ya3dgW

All About Going to Graduate School

Considering going to graduate school? Not sure how to start the process of finding schools? Need some help with your personal statement? Cohen's got you covered! We've got a page on our website dedicated to all things graduate school -- applications, essays, tests, and more!


Check it out at http://bit.ly/1QGzWEG!

Going Global

Are you considering living abroad after graduation? If so, be sure to check out Going Global, a free resource for William and Mary students looking to go abroad. This database has job and internship postings as well as country and city guides with information on local customs and culture. You don't want to go abroad without checking out this resource first!


http://bit.ly/1SWZtZz

Video of the Week

Featured From Tribe Careers

Capital Teaching Resident at KIPP DC

The Capital Teaching Residency (CTR) is a nationally recognized, highly selective teacher training program that provides a pathway for new teachers to develop into outstanding educators prepared to serve in high-need schools in Washington, D.C.


The responsibilities of the Capital Teaching Residents will include:

• Participate and contribute as a member of his/her particular school community
• Attend all school level professional development (PD) sessions
• Attend all PD and certification coursework specific to area of training


To find out more about this position, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1McUe2v

Change the World at The U.S. Department of Energy - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

"What if you could discover dark matter... curb U.S. dependence on foreign fuel... clean up an oil spill... or save the world from acts of violence before they happenall by making a vital scientific discovery today? Better yet, what if you could improve humanity for generations to come by finding and nurturing the scientists who will discover a myriad of ways to improve the world around us? Would you? We are."


The U.S. Department of Energy - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is looking to hire for multiple positions, including:


  • Undergraduate Internships
  • Community College Internship (CCI)
  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)



Find out more about these opportunities by logging into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1Rk3aei

Coordinator, Membership & Meetings at Society for American Archaeology

"The Society for American Archaeology (SAA), an international, professional society of more than 7,800 members located in Washington, DC, is seeking a coordinator, Membership and Meetings to join its staff team of 10. This is a diverse entry-level professional position, allowing the development of a host of transferable skills in the membership, meetings, and administrative, arenas.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for all membership and subscriber records/database including processing new members and subscribers and changes
  • Database reporting;
  • Setting the high member service standard for all staff
  • Assisting with the renewal and invoicing processes
  • Managing the committee appointments process and web integration
  • Providing support and service to the membership at large.



Find out more about this position by logging into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1O4O6AN

Internships

Legislative or Press Intern at The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble

The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern in the Washington, D.C. office starting in January 2016.


Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including:


  • Office administration
  • Legislative research
  • Constituent correspondence


To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, log into Tribe Careers. http://bit.ly/1TL0DYd

Public Policy Internship at SAIC

"SAIC is seeking a Public Policy Intern to assist our government affairs office located in Rosslyn. This is a great opportunity to learn about the political process, and how a major defense/federal civilian/IT contractor engages in the development and implementation of policies that affect government procurement practices and contractors who support important government missions. This position will give you a unique opportunity to obtain a mix of business, industry, legislative, policy, regulatory, event planning, association, and administrative experience.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with congressional affairs, public affairs, event planning
  • White paper development
  • Legislative research and tracking
  • Compliance support
  • Attending and reporting on hearings and industry meetings
  • Assisting with day-to-day administrative and office duties.


For more information, go to http://bit.ly/1mjN5IN

Fellowships

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs is a leadership program that develops the next generation of aspiring change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for leadership with the ability to forge connections and solve problems across all sectors.


Applications for the program are due January 20, 2016.

Complete an interest form and access the application here:

http://www.corofellowship.org/apply-today/.

To speak with a graduate of the program, or be connected to a recruitment officer, send an email to: rmtanap@gmail.com.

Capital Fellows Program

The Capital Fellows Program is accepting applications! Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. The ranks of former fellows include a Justice of the California Supreme Court, members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature, a deputy director of the Peace Corps, state and local government officials, corporate executives and community leaders.


To find out more about the program or to apply, go to http://bit.ly/1O4Pgw8.