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What's Inside

Events & Programs
  1. Go Government Webinar Series
  2. Government and Non-Profit Career Fair
  3. Spring 2016 Career & Internship Fair
  4. Apogee Adventures Information Session
  5. Meet the Intelligence Community Online


Articles & Resources

  1. "How To Use LinkedIn: 5 Smart Steps To Career Success"
  2. The Career Center's LinkedIn Resources


Video of the Week

  1. Fundraiser


Featured from Tribe Careers

  1. San Francisco Fellow
  2. 2016-2017 Teacher in Residence at Achievement First


Internships

  1. Internship with Senator Moran's Office
  2. Internship with The House Judiciary Committee
  3. Paid Internship with Americans for Tax Reform
  4. Creative’s International Development Internship
  5. Internship with The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
  6. Weekly House Employment Bulletin


Fellowships

  1. W&M Community Engagement Fellows
  2. Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship
  3. Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program

Events & Programs

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Interested in working in government? Attend the Go Government webinar series hosted by the Cohen Career Center!


Log into Tribe Careers to find more information or RSVP!

Part I: http://bit.ly/1RWgxSL

Part II: http://bit.ly/1RBNh3j

Part III: http://bit.ly/1ZPfJ6z

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The annual Government and Non-Profit Career Fair will be taking place at Georgetown University on February 19th! This fair attracts government and non-profit agencies that are looking to hire students from a consortium of elite colleges and universities, including William & Mary!


Some employers include:

  • American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Help International
  • National Security Agency


You do not need to register ahead of time to attend this fair, however, students interested in taking the William & Mary bus to the fair should submit their $40 non-refundable deposit to the Career Center by Thursday, February 18th. The bus will tentatively leave from the Morton Hall Parking Lot at 7:30 AM and will tenatively depart from 1800 M Street, NW, Washington, DC at 7:00 PM on the day of the fair. Students are responsible for getting themselves to the bus location in Washington, DC. A final schedule for the bus will be sent to registered students prior to the fair. Space on the bus is limited, so reserve your space as soon as possible!


See a full list of employers at http://bit.ly/1ZEGiFT!

Spring 2016 Career & Internship Fair

The 2016 Career & Internship Fair will be held on Friday, February 12th from 12pm-4pm. Many employers from the government and non-profit sectors will be in attendance, including:
  • Virginia State Corporation Commission
  • The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • U.S. PIRG (Public Interest Research Group)


To see a full list of employers, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1Sb1Uv0

Apogee Adventures Information Session

Apogee Adventures of Brunswick, Maine is looking for current sophomores, juniors and seniors (age 20 or older by June 2016) to lead overnight Outdoor Adventure/Community Service trips in New England, Quebec, Montana, Oregon, Washington, California, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico & Europe this summer.


Applicants should be highly responsible and motivated individuals who are great with children/teenagers and love the outdoors.


For more information about this event, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1TDy8y7

Meet the Intelligence Community Online

The United States Intelligence Community (IC), an integrated network of agencies that work together to protect our nation’s security, is seeking a culturally diverse, technologically savvy and skilled workforce for exciting careers in a number of fields. Join us at the IC Virtual Career Fair to explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters, and learn how to apply for job openings.


Thursday, March 3, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET

Register today! Go to ICVirtualFair.com


Space is limited! To guarantee your entrance into this event, pre-registration is highly encouraged.


Registration is now live for the 2016 IC Virtual Career Fair!

Registration can be accessed at www.icvirtualfair.com.

Articles & Resources

"How To Use LinkedIn: 5 Smart Steps To Career Success"

You've probably heard that using LinkedIn can help you land a great job after graduation, but how do you do that? What do you need to do? Check out this article from Forbes on how to start making LinkedIn work for you.


http://onforb.es/1KUqY1o

The Career Center's LinkedIn Resources

Maybe, after reading the article above, you're a believer in the power of LinkedIn, but don't know where to start with building your profile. No worries! Cohen's got you covered! Check out all of our resources on our website dedicated to helping you build a professional profile! Once you're done remember to make an appointment or come to Quick Advising Hours to get your LinkedIn critiqued!


http://bit.ly/1tvfgRD

Video of the Week

Featured from Tribe Careers

San Francisco Fellow

The City and County of San Francisco is pleased to offer Fellowship positions to up to 16 individuals in this highly selective program. The mission of the program is to foster community stewardship by preparing recent college graduates for leadership roles in public service. The experience includes a weekly learning component built into the Fellows' work schedule that is designed to provide a well-rounded, thorough introduction to San Francisco government operations, in addition to supporting the development of vital workplace skills such as leadership and communication. Fellows work on projects during the program that have a direct impact on City operations that span a broad range of City functions, involving analytical, planning, and operational work.


For more information or to apply for this Fellowship, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/23H6Rzg

2016-2017 Teacher in Residence at Achievement First

Achievement First is a non-profit charter school management organization that is creating a network of achievement-gap-closing public schools in Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut and other high-need areas in the Northeast. The teacher-in-residence program is an amazing opportunity for recent top college graduates, with little or no teaching experience, who want to explore a career in education. Teachers-in-Residence are exposed to best practices in education reform, gain hands-on experience in the classroom assisting teachers and learn about the administration of a “no excuses” charter school.


For more information or to apply, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1KnPFYY

Internships

Internship with Senator Moran's Office

An internship in Senator Moran's office provides a unique opportunity to work closely with Senate staff on behalf of the great state of Kansas. Interns witness the workings of the United States Congress from a unique perspective, and develop knowledge and professional skills that will prove to be invaluable in future career pursuits.


The intern program is open to qualified undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service and government and have achieved academic excellence. While preference is given to Kansas residents, students from all states are encouraged to apply. Internships are available for the fall and spring semesters during the school year, and two internship sessions are available for the summer.


A limited number of internships are available, and the volume of applications received is quite high. As a result, the selection process is very competitive and interested applicants are encouraged to submit their completed application materials as early as possible.


To apply, please submit via links below:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • The cover letter should highlight a policy problem before Congress and the applicant's suggested course of action to address the policy problem.
  • Academic transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Online application:

2016 Summer Session – Due March 4, 2016

2016 Fall Session – Due July 1, 2016


Housing and Compensation: Full-time interns will be compensated for their work in Senator Moran's office. While housing is the responsibility of the intern, Senator Moran's staff would be happy to provide suggestions for housing in the Washington, D.C.-area. Please contact the office for more details. Email internships@moran.senate.gov or call 202-224-6521 and request to speak with the intern coordinator.

Internship with The House Judiciary Committee

The House Judiciary Committee is seeking students that would like to intern for the Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC over the Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semester. The internship is unpaid, but is subject to flexible scheduling during school time, and it offers invaluable work experience to undergrad and law students alike interested in a future in public service.


Undergraduate students' duties will include: the coordination and oversight of all Committee proceedings; manning of the front lobby of a highly-trafficked Hill office; and tending to special projects assigned by the staff.



If you are interested in interning any time later this year, please visit this link for application details:

http://judiciary.house.gov/index.cfm/committee-internship-program.


The deadline for application submission for Summer ’16 is Tuesday, March 15. Scheduling of phone interviews will start the following week. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the House Judiciary Committee at 202-225-3951.

Paid Internship with Americans for Tax Reform

Americans for Tax Reform offers the chance to work alongside some of the best political advocates in Washington, as well as the opportunity for increasing responsibility. Interns are assigned to work on policy issues side by side with members of our staff. As a key part of the ATR team, interns work on projects such as the Taxpayer Protection Pledge (both federal and state candidates pledge not to raise taxes) and tax battles across the country.


Qualifications: Applicants must be organized, responsible, independent, and effective under deadlines. Exceptional written, social media, and oral communication skills are essential. Interns are required to have a professional demeanor and phone manner. Applicants should have a strong interest in tax reform and economic policy, and a fundamental orientation toward liberty.

ATR accepts applications from undergraduate and graduate students of all majors. Full-time and part-time interns are paid hourly. The positions can be taken for credit through the applicant's home university or college, coinciding with spring, summer, and fall semester dates. Please note that priority is given to those who can make a 16 week internship commitment for the summer.


To apply, please complete the application at http://bit.ly/1SVYHz1.

Creative’s International Development Internship

Are you interested in a career in international development? Join Creative Associates International’s 2016 internship class and work alongside experts who are addressing some of development’s toughest challenges, such as delivering quality education to students in conflict to stabilizing communities transitioning from crisis to peace.


If you're interested in applying for this opportunity or finding more information, go to http://bit.ly/1VHmuAS. The application deadline is Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Internship with The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is currently recruiting interns for Summer 2016 and some of the application deadlines are quickly approaching. Multiple positions are available throughout the Aquarium.


Go to http://bit.ly/1TAgGdT for more information!

Weekly House Employment Bulletin

Want to receive the latest updates on job and internship openings in The House of Representatives? Subscribe to their newsletter!


http://1.usa.gov/1ZECHb2

Fellowships

W&M Community Engagement Fellows

Interested in being a William & Mary Community Engagement Fellow? Check out this informational video to find out if this opportunity is right for you!


http://bit.ly/1UGDTJP

Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

Looking for a unique gap year opportunity? Interested in learning more about public health, healthcare, and education in underserved communities? Want to get involved in direct, hands-on community service to others?


Project Horseshoe Farm, a community health and education non-profit organization, is looking to recruit fellows for the 2016-2017 year. The fellowship is ideal for recent college graduates looking to gain work experience before entering medical or graduate school. The position comes with housing and a monthly stipend.


This fellowship is a fantastic opportunity forthose interested in medicine, public and community health, education, psychology, non-profit leadership and social entrepreneurship. Fellows works toward the organization’s mission through focusing in the areas of Health, Education, Leadership, and Community.


Contact them at fellows@projecthsf.org or at their Clubhouse number (334) 624-7455 if you have any questions! The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 10th!

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program


The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a fully paid and funded, five and a half week fellowship summer residential program for rising college juniors who want to make a difference.


Why should you apply?


  • A five and a half week residential, fully-funded summer fellowship in Washington, D.C.
  • A $600 weekly stipend plus all room, board, and transportation expenses
  • Interact with a cohort of like-minded student leaders from across the country
  • Develop a mission-oriented service project as the program capstone
  • Meet regularly with a personal mentor in your field of interest
  • Accomplish positive change by digging deep into a cause you believe in
  • Develop a network of professional contacts
  • Become a lifelong member of a connected and engaged community of fellowship alumni
  • All of this against the inspiring backdrop of our nation's capital and George Washington’s Mount Vernon


For more information or to apply go to http://bit.ly/1SqzQ6X.

Application Deadline: February 5, 2016
Program Dates: June 6, 2016 - July 13, 2016