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What's Inside:

Events & Programs
  1. Go Government Webinar Series
  2. Government and Non-Profit Career Expo
  3. Information Sessions at the Government and Non-Profit Expo
  4. Meet up with Rob Jenkins, Retired Senior CIA Operative
  5. Peace Corp Information Session
  6. Health Care Careers - Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Workshop
  7. Meet the Intelligence Community Online
  8. CIA Simulation
  9. Career Conversations - Law on Tuesday, February 23rd

Articles & Resources

  1. "Top 10 Ways to Find Your Career Path"
  2. All About Internships

Video of the Week

  1. Diplomat in Residence

Featured from Tribe Careers

  1. President Fellowship at Greening Forward
  2. Fellowship at Challenge Detroit
  3. Community Development Internship at Armed Services Arts Partnership


  1. Foreign Service Regional English Language Officer (ELO) at the U.S. Department of State


  1. Internship Opportunities with the Millennium Challenge Corporation
  2. Internship with The European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO)

Events & Programs

Go Government Webinar Series

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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!

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Government and Non-Profit Career Expo

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Government and Non-Profit Career Expo at Georgetown University

The Government and Non-Profit Expo will be taking place at Georgetown University on February 19th from 10 AM to 3 PM.

The Government and Nonprofit EXPO brings top employers to Georgetown University's campus to recruit for internships and full-time jobs in a wide range of fields in the government and nonprofit sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about careers in government and nonprofit and to network with employers who rarely have the funding to come here to W&M.

**You do NOT have to pre-register for this event! Just check in at the W&M table when you get there.***.

The EXPO is not open to the public. Only students or degreed alumni from the College of William & Mary, Duke University, NYU, UVA, University of Richmond, Georgetown University,Yale University, and Swarthmore College are invited to attend.
To see a full list of employers, go to More employers are registering every week--keep an eye on the list!

****Need a ride to the Expo? Register for the William & Mary bus OR sign up on the Rideshare Board below! To reserve your seat on the bus, bring your $40 non-refundable deposit (check or cash only)to the Career Center and fill out the requisite forms by 3 p.m. February 18th!

  • The bus will leave from in front of Morton no later than 7:30 a.m. arriving at the Expo at around 10:30 a.m. The Expo ends at 3:00 p.m.
  • At 7:00 pm sharp, the bus departs from 1800 M Street, NW, for the return trip to W&M. You are on your own to get there.
  • You are NOT obliged to return on the bus if you'd prefer to stay in D.C. The $40 non-refundable fee will NOT be prorated.

Are you planning to drive up to the Expo? Are you willing to carpool? Please add your name to the rideshare board:

Questions? Contact Courtney Frost at

Information Sessions at the Government and Non-Profit Expo

Are you attending the Government and Non-Profit Expo at Georgetown University on Friday, February 19th? Check out these information sessions that will be running concurrently with the Expo!

Navigating USAJOBS & Beyond: Finding Government Internships & Entry-level Positions

11:00am to 11:30am

USAJOBS can be daunting - but you're smart! With a few pro tips you'll be on your way to understanding this job posting platform and the other ways to find government opportunities.

What's Different About A Federal Government Application?: Why Words Matter

1:30pm to 2:00pm

Learn how to put your best foot forward when submitting applications to the federal government. Come for the sample federal resume, leave with a greater understanding of what happens to your application after you hit "submit".

RSVP for these session at

Meet up with Rob Jenkins, Retired Senior CIA Operative

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Peace Corp Information Session

Interested in going into the Peace Corp? Attend their Information Session on Wednesday, March 16th at 5:00 PM at the Cohen Career Center. Learn about the application process and how to best match your skills with Peace Corp openings!


Health Care Careers - Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Workshop

Are you exploring health care career options? Hear valuable information and advice from a nurse practitioner and physician assistant (both W&M alums), as they describe their career paths, positions, and trends in the health care field.


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

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

CIA Simulation

Interested in working for the CIA? Don't miss your opportunity to take part in the upcoming CIA Simulation! This event will take place on April 4th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

To RSVP, log into Tribe Careers!

Career Conversations - Law on Tuesday, February 23rd

Are you considering a career in the field of law? The Cohen Career Center will host a Career Conversation with Mike Haas, who has several years of experience in different roles and sectors of the law field. Get advice on exploring law careers, developing experience and applying to law school. Mike will answer your questions as well.

Register to attend at:

Career Conversations - Law

Tuesday, February 23rd, 12pm - 1pm

Cohen Career Center

Articles & Resources

"Top 10 Ways to Find Your Career Path"

"Ideally, everyone would know their true calling early in life and find happiness in their work, but it often doesn't work that way." Check out this article for some suggestions on how to find a career that fits you.

All About Internships

Are you interested in finding an internship for the summer? Need some help getting started? Start your internship search process by reviewing the Career Center's "All About Internships" page!

Video of the Week

Featured from Tribe Careers

President Fellowship at Greening Forward

Greening Forward is seeking applicants for their President Fellowship program. If you thrive in a high-risk environment and are energized by start-up social enterprises, consider applying for this opportunity!

For more information, log into Tribe Careers!

Fellowship at Challenge Detroit

Challenge Detroit’s vision is to attract individuals from across the country as well as retain talent from the city and region through a one-year fellowship program. Over the course of a year, fellows live, work, play, give and lead in Detroit. They work for top regional companies, while partnering monthly with nonprofits to address issues and opportunities facing the community.

Each Fellow will work at one of Challenge Detroit host companies for four days a week. Companies include major corporations such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), smaller ventures such as Saroki Architecture, and nonprofits such as Goodwill Industries. Each company will employ a Challenge Detroit Fellow for one year.

On the fifth day of the week, Fellows will utilize design thinking and innovative collaboration in partnership with area non-profits to work on projects that will positively impact the community.

For more information about this position, log into Tribe Careers!

Community Development Internship at Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP)

The ASAP Community Development Intern will support and structure opportunities for participants and alumni to continually engage with the ASAP community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage internal communication with ASAP participants/alumni through a regular newsletter, email announcements and messages in internal social media forums
  • Collaborate with ASAP volunteers to plan on-going skill development opportunities
  • for alumni including: (1) group meet-up sessions for constructive feedback on new material, (2) instructor-led workshops for exposure to new artistic techniques, and (3) opportunities to perform in the local community
  • Create a strategic volunteer recruitment strategy for community volunteers from area colleges/universities, performance groups and companies
  • And more!

For more information about this internship, log into Tribe Careers!


Foreign Service Regional English Language Officer (ELO) at the U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is currently seeking applicants for their Foreign Service Regional English Language Office (ELO) positions.

Foreign Service ELOs are responsible for all Department of State-sponsored English teaching activities in a specific country, or as a Regional ELO with responsibilities for English language program activities in several countries, necessitating extensive travel.

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 1, 2016.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed. By law, all career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60, except for preference eligible veterans. Applicants must also be available for worldwide service, and be able to obtain all required security, medical and suitability clearances.

Vacancy Announcement:


Internship Opportunities with the Millennium Challenge Corporation

The Millennium Challenge Corporation has multiple internship opportunities for this coming summer. If you're looking for experience in the field of international development, don't miss out on your opportunity to apply for the following internships!

Internship with The European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO)

The European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO) is pleased to announce the launch of its Summer round of internships designed for US citizens who have completed their bachelor degree which will take place Monday May 2nd – Friday July 29th, 2016 in its Washington D.C. Office with an extension in Brussels and Strasbourg.

Please note that the deadline to submit applications is March 1st, 2016 at midnight (Eastern time). Two letters of recommendation directly sent by a faculty member are also required.

The candidate should also indicate which of the portfolio assignments they seek:

  • research
  • international relations and trade/TTIP
  • economics and finance
  • migration, counter-terrorism/data privacy
  • energy/environment/health

For more information, go to