Making a Living Making a Difference

February 22, 2017

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Events & Programs
  1. Why Au Pair? Skype Meet Up with Audrey Savage '16 Alum - TODAY
  2. CIA Information Sessions and Open House - Thursday and Friday, February 23rd and 24th
  3. Making a Living, Making a Difference Symposium Weekly Update
  4. Federal Resume and Application Workshop led by J.J, National Park Director - Wednesday, March 1st
  5. How Film Influences Policy Workshops - Global Film Festival - February 23rd and 25th
  6. Grant Thornton Case Competition - Non-business Majors Wanted


Articles

  1. "Ask Victoria: How to Address A Negative Job Experience on an Interview"

  2. "Love yourself first: 5 quotes to remind you"


Professional Development

  1. Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting (Led by Bill Clinton himself!)
  2. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy


Job Opportunities

  1. Workplace Programs Advocacy Internship - National Partnership for Women & Families
  2. Health Promotion Curriculum Intern - Williamsburg Department of Human Services
  3. National D-Day Memorial Internship
  4. Public Service Internships and Scholarships - Conference on Asian American Leadership
  5. Program Coordinator - Center for Global Development
  6. Communications Assistant, Economic Policy Studies - American Enterprise Institute
  7. Bachelor’s Degree Level Document Clerk - Partner JD
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Why Au Pair? Skype Meet Up with Audrey Savage '16 Alum

Show up TODAY!

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CIA Information Sessions and Open House

The CIA is still hiring! Find out about opportunities (U.S. Citizens only). In the simulation, students will work in teams to solve realistic intelligence challenges, gaining an strong understanding of what it is like to be an intelligence analyst at the agency. Look in "Information Sessions" on Tribe Careers for more info.

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Making a Living, Making a Difference Symposium Weekly Update:

Sign Up HERE!

Our alumni total is 38!


Panels in Environmental, International Development, Law, Mental Health, Museum, Policy, Public Health, Security/Intelligence, Social Justice, and Nonprofit careers. Plus, "How to Land a Legislative Job on Capitol Hill" Workshop and a networking reception!


Read every week for updated information. Make sure to add this event to your calendars now! This event was planned specifically for you guys!

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Federal Resume and Application Workshop

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How Film Influences Policy Workshops - Global Film Festival

There are two workshops during the Global Film Festival you may find interesting because they relay how film can influence public policy.


The Making and Meanings of a Closer Walk - Thursday, February 23rd; Reves Center, Reves Room; 1:30pm


Kickstarting Your Documentary: The Logistics of Forgive-Don't Forget - Saturday, February 25th; Kimball Theatre Screening Room; 1pm


For more information, visit the Film Festival Website.

Grant Thornton Case Competition

Enjoy problem solving & critical thinking? Sophomores and Juniors may register a 4-5 person team for the Grant Thornton Case Competition which will be held on Friday, April 7, 8am-3pm here at the Cohen Career Center. Application window: February 27th -Monday, March 20 at11:59pm. Cash prizes will be given to the top 4 teams. ALL MAJORS ARE WELCOME, specifically government, international relations, global studies, public policy, computer science, math, chemistry, physics, and economics.


Email Virginia (vmdamron@wm.edu) or Briana (csga03@wm.edu) with questions.

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"Ask Victoria: How to Address A Negative Job Experience on an Interview"

It’s not the greatest idea to “bash” a former employer. Rest assured though, there are some ways around this pesky problem, without lying, avoiding the question, or sounding bitter.

"Love yourself first: 5 quotes to remind you"

A few quotes that drive home the importance of self-care.

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Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting

Apply now to attend CGI U 2017 at Northeastern University, which will take place from Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, 2017. Bill Clinton will be this year's host!


CGI U is President Clinton’s initiative to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each CGI U student must make a Commitment to Action: a specific plan of action that addresses a pressing challenge on campus, in the community, or in a different part of the world.


The early application and travel assistance deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The final application deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017.


Over $750,000 in funding opportunities will be available to select CGI U commitment-makers. Students selected for CGI U 2017 may be eligible to receive travel stipends if they apply by the early decision deadline. The meeting is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more about CGI U.

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

Interested in foreign policy? You should really consider joining this professional organization, the YPFP. Professional organizations are fantastic ways to expand your networks and stay current with trends in the field.
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Workplace Programs Advocacy Internship - National Partnership for Women & Families

The Workplace Programs Advocacy Intern will work on challenging projects across the National Partnership's workplace policy agenda, including paid sick days, paid family and medical leave, fair pay, pregnancy discrimination, and more. For more information and to apply, visit their website.

Health Promotion Curriculum Intern - Williamsburg Department of Human Services

To research relevant topics and create ten health and wellness learning modules to be delivered in a small group (home) setting. Student will work directly with the Care Team Nurse and Program Coordinator. Primary activities will include:


  • Identify ten health and wellness topics relevant to families with children from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Review current literature from reputable sources.
  • Develop a 60-90 minute lesson plan for each module that includes the information to be taught as well as any additional resources needed. Lessons shall include a variety of information delivery techniques (i.e. question/ answer, demonstrations, client participation, short videos, games, crafts, cooking/tasting). Audience is families with children, multi-cultural, and an age range of 0-80. Reading level of materials should be at a 5th grade level.
  • Create a 10-question pre/post-test for each module to measure increase in knowledge.


Must be a Junior and US Citizen to apply. Apply on Tribe Careers.

National D-Day Memorial Internship

This organization has internships in Marketing/PR, as well as research. The Marketing/PR Intern is responsible for social media, newsletters, website content, and event planning. The Research Intern is responsible for creating temporary exhibits related to historical research, transcribing and digitizing oral histories, assisting with educational events, and other research related tasks.


You must apply through the National D-Day Memorial Website; however, the website does not have any information about each internship - only Tribe Careers has the position descriptions.

Public Service Internships and Scholarships - Conference on Asian American Leadership

CAPAL's Intern duties may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communications, and more. You get to specify your interests on the application.


CAPAL’s Public Service Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who will be serving in unpaid public service internships in the Washington, DC area. These scholarships are intended to enable outstanding students with leadership potential to work full-time and learn ways to influence their local communities and the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. Recipients of the scholarships are responsible for securing their own internship opportunity. This information is found on the same links as above.

Program Coordinator - Center for Global Development

Entry-level position for international development/economics type work.
  • Organize and coordinate workflow on migration and forced displacement
  • Track migration and development news and newly published research
  • Organize internal and external meetings and conferences; help with scheduling and logistics for senior staff
  • Support policy outreach team in activities related to migration program, including tracking relevant policy developments, such as legislation and hearings
  • Support policy outreach team in developing opportunities to share research and policy proposals with the US government, international financial institutions, the United Nations system, and the development and immigration advocacy communities
  • Assist with fundraising prospects
  • Carry out literature reviews and conduct background research
  • Provide other research, writing, and editing support
  • Perform other administrative and basic research tasks as necessary

More info and application.

Communications Assistant, Economic Policy Studies - American Enterprise Institute

Entry-level position to manage the department’s communications and marketing activities, including email newsletters, social and digital media, public and private events, external relations, and media relations. The role will also serve as an internal liaison and point of contact between the economic policy department and communications departments within AEI (including Public Affairs, Editing Services, Video, Design, and Digital Marketing). Other duties include posting to AEI.org and TechPolicyDaily.com, measuring the impact of the department’s communications activities, and assisting the program manager with any needed organizational support for the department.

More info and Application.

Junior Healthcare Research Programmer - Mathematica Policy Research

Entry-level position:

  • Working with large secondary data sources such as Medicare and Medicaid administrative claims data and survey data to effectively answer research questions about health care policy

  • Interpreting requirements and specifications to develop performance measures based on cost and quality of care for evaluating the effectiveness of numerous health care policies

  • Using a myriad of data sources to provide a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of the potential of creative ideas for service delivery and payment models to improve the health outcomes and well-being of patients, and to reduce spending for Medicare, Medicaid, and other payers

  • Aptitude for interpreting data outputs and articulating findings to researchers and policymakers

Application and more info.

Bachelor’s Degree Level Document Clerk - Partner JD

PartnerJD is seeking bachelor’s degree level document clerk candidates for upcoming projects with our law firm and corporate clients in Richmond, Virginia.


Law firm assignments may include document review, redacting legal documents, subpoena processing, scanning documents for review, and a variety of legal support staff responsibilities. Contract and contract-to-hire positions or varying durations will be available. All work is conducted at the law firm site under the managing attorney's supervision.


Apply on Tribe Careers.

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