Making a Living Making a Difference

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What's Inside:

Events & Programs
  1. Careers in Public Health Panel
  2. Engaging with Media as Citizen Scholars
  3. A Day in the Life in Government -- April 15th
  4. Parent and Family Council Networking Day
  5. Art and Science of Business Careers

Articles & Resources

  1. "8 Steps for Getting an Internship"
  2. "6 Things To Do This Summer That Aren't An Internship"

Video of the Week

  1. Social Innovator

Featured From Tribe Careers

  1. Opportunity Development Intern at Pact
  2. Coordinator - Global Advocacy Division at Human Rights Watch
  3. State and Local Policy Intern at Forum for Youth Investment


  1. Farmers Market Program Assistant at Fairfax County Farmers Market
  2. Associate - Digital Team at DDC

Events & Programs

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Engaging with Media as Citizen Scholars

In an era where multiple forms of media are a part of our daily life, how do we critically consume media as citizen scholars and how do we effectively respond to media as citizen scholars? Sponsored by the William & Mary Washington Center and the Flat Hat. Attire- business casual. Attendees do not need to commit to the entire event. RSVP to Liz Gentry at

For more information, log into Tribe Careers.

A Day in the Life in Government -- April 15th

You are invited to participate in this W&M parent panel of professionals working in government. This panel will facilitate advice, discussion, and take student questions around their work and career in government.

Participants include:
  • Mr. Gregory Packer, Sr. – Chief of Staff for Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Mr. John Simmons – Managing Partner for The Roosevelt Group

RSVP in Tribe Careers.

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Articles & Resources

"8 Steps for Getting an Internship"

"You are in college, you want an internship for this summer, and you do not yet have anything firmly lined up. So what should you do?" Read the rest of this article from Vault to find out more!

"6 Things To Do This Summer That Aren't An Internship"

In need of some ideas for ways to spend your summer that aren't interning? Check out this list of 6 things you can do this summer to gain skills and experience!

Video of the Week

Featured From Tribe Careers

Opportunity Development Intern at Pact

"The Business Development Intern will be part of Pact’s Opportunity Development team, contributing to Pact’s business/proposal development efforts. S/he will contribute to the knowledge management function of the Opportunity Development team; contribute to relevant research; and support Proposal Managers in development of proposals and business strategies. This is an excellent opportunity for an internship in the international development field, working on diverse initiatives with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment."

To find out more information about this opportunity, access the Ethical Jobs & Internships Database in Tribe Careers!

Coordinator - Global Advocacy Division at Human Rights Watch

"The Global Advocacy Division of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking a highly-qualified applicant for the position of Coordinator to provide administrative, research, and clerical assistance, with a primary focus on advocacy at the United Nations in New York. This position reports to the Deputy Director for Global Advocacy and the United Nations Director, and also provides support to other members of the Global Advocacy division."

For more information, access the Human Rights Jobs & Internships Database in Tribe Careers!

State and Local Policy Intern at Forum for Youth Investment

Forum for Youth Investment is seeking a State and Local Policy Intern. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in building a new body of work to create local dedicated funding streams by strengthening the Forum’s knowledge of existing funds, researching tax policy, documenting successes of existing funds and attempts to create them and identifying ready communities.
  • Support the State and Local Children’s Cabinet Network with webinars, calls, interviews of leaders and writing summary documents.
  • Assist the policy team in planning, documentation and follow up for the second annual Collective Impact Policy Summit.

To find out more, log into Tribe Careers.


Farmers Market Program Assistant at Fairfax County Farmers Market

Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312\

Hours: 20-30 hours per week (not to exceed 1200 hours per calendar year)

Wage: $10.46-$14.00/hour. Individuals in these positions are eligible to receive health benefits.

Job Duties:

Marketing and Communications

•Generate a monthly e-Newsletter, create promotional flyers and informational boards

•Assist in preparing a farmers market marketing plan

•Create and implement social media marketing strategies

•Educate vendors on good marketing strategies

Event Planning

•Assist in planning and organizing vendor and market manager meetings

•Assist market managers in planning and coordinating educational programming at farmers markets including Chef @Market and Farmers Market Week

Administrative duties

•Collect and organize vendor payments and required documents

•Prepare annual Market Manager Handbooks

•Assist in recruiting, training and managing market volunteers


•High level of familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher

•Highly organized in maintaining records and preparing administrative reports

•Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with staff, volunteers, and the general public.

•Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing

•Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state Department of Education

•An interest in local food, sustainable agriculture, nutrition and/or small business growth

Certificates and Licenses Required:

Motor Vehicle operator’s license. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County)

To apply: Contact Pamela Smith, Community Horticulture Coordinator, Green Spring Gardens at 703-642-0128. Submit resumes by email at pamela.smith2@

Associate - Digital Team at DDC

"DDC is seeking an experienced Associate to join our growing, dynamic department. As a member of our Digital Team, you’ll build online communities to advocate for important public policy issues and utilize cutting-edge technology to help our clients dominate on social media and across the web."

Responsibilities include:

  • Execute integrated digital and social media campaigns
  • Assist with multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Draft and edit content for clients’ social media properties
  • Generate regular online activity reports for clients and other DDC departments
  • Track and analyze online conversations
  • Execute rapid response plans

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