We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State 2013 Fall Student Internship Program (unpaid).
Click here (https://state.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/336405300?source=govdelivery)
to go directly to USAJobs to start the Gateway to State online application.
Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 1, 2013.
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in
10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive
educational and professional experience within the environment of
America’s principle foreign affairs agency.
The unpaid internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S.
embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around
the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.
and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants
gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of
working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are
at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.
As an unpaid intern, you may have the opportunity to:
Participate in meetings with senior level U.S. government or foreign government officials;
Draft, edit, or contribute to cables, reports, communications,
talking points, or other materials used by policy makers in furthering
U.S. foreign policy objectives;
Help organize and support events, including international
and/or multi-lateral meetings and conferences on critical global issues;
Contribute to the management and administration of the Department of State and America’s foreign policy; and
Engage directly with U.S. or foreign audiences to promote U.S.
foreign policy and improve understanding of U.S. culture and society.
So consider spending your Fall 2013 with the U.S. Department of
State, witnessing and participating in the formulation and
implementation of U.S. foreign policy, working closely with the U.S.
diplomats and civil servants who carry out America’s foreign policy
initiatives. You’ll not only have an experience of a lifetime, you may
even earn educational credit.* *
Applicants who are selected for a U.S. Department of State Student
Internship Program (unpaid) can contact the selecting bureau, or the
central Student Programs office, if they require further details about
the program to support their request for academic
Please visit http://careers.state.gov/students/programs for more information about the Fall 2013 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via
USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 1, 2013.
We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.
Visit our forums if you have any questions, or to search for topics of interest. The forums can be found under Engage on the
careers.state.gov website. You can also search our FAQs for more information.
On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations
(CFR), Professor Seth Weinberger invites you to participate in the first
session of the Winter/Spring 2013 CFR Academic Conference Call series
on Wednesday, February 6, from 9:00 to 10:00
AM in WY 226. Elliott Abrams and Ed Husain, CFR senior fellows for
Middle Eastern studies, will give an overview of the current situation
in Syria and discuss challenges that lie ahead for the country and the
Mr. Abrams served as deputy assistant to the
president and deputy national security adviser in the George W. Bush
administration, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East. He
joined the Bush administration in June 2001 as
special assistant to the president and senior director of the National
Security Council for democracy, human rights, and international
organizations. Mr. Abrams teaches U.S. foreign policy at Georgetown
University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
and is the author of four books, including the recently published
"Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian
Prior to joining CFR, Mr. Husain was cofounder
and codirector of Quilliam Foundation, the world's first
counter-radicalization think tank. Formerly an activist of
Jamat-e-Islami, Hizb ut-Tahrir, and Muslim Brotherhood front
in the United Kingdom, he has now become a strong critic of extremism
and Islamism. Mr. Husain is the author of "The Islamist," a finalist for
the George Orwell prize for political writing. His next book, "The
Sufis," will be published later this year.
As background for the discussion, you may wish to review the following materials:
1) John B. Bellinger III, "U.N. Rules and Syrian Intervention," Op-Ed, Washington Post, January 17, 2013.
Early Winter Application Deadline - February 6th– Apply Today!
Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.
In Green Corps’ year-long paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you’ll need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting
urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water
pollution and many others — with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and
Water Watch. And, when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s
leading environmental and social change groups. Click here to
find out more.
In your year with Green Corps: You’ll get great training with
some of the most experienced organizers in the field: Green Corps
organizers take part in trainings with leading figures in
the environmental and social change movements: people such as Adam
Ruben, political director of MoveOn.org, and Bill McKibben, author and
organizer of the
350.org. You’ll get amazing experience working on
environmental issues across the country: Green Corps sends organizers to
jumpstart campaigns for groups such as Rainforest Action Network,
Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Food and Water Watch and Environment
America all across the country.
You’ll have a real impact on some of the biggest environmental problems we’re facing today: Green Corps organizers have built the campaigns that helped keep the Arctic safe from drilling,
that led to new laws that support clean, renewable energy, that convinced major corporations to stop dumping in our oceans and much, much more. You’ll even get paid:
Green Corps Organizers earn a salary of $23,750. Organizers also
have a chance to opt into our health care program with a pre-tax
monthly salary deferral. We offer paid sick days and holidays, two weeks
paid vacation and a student loan repayment program for those who
And when you graduate from the program, you’ll be ready for what comes next:
Green Corps will help connect you to environmental and progressive
groups that are looking for full-time staff
to build their organizations and help them create social change and
protect our environment. In the next few months, we‘ll invite 35 college
graduates to join Green Corps in 2013-2014. We’re looking for people
who are serious about saving the planet,
people who have taken initiative on their campus or community, and people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and work for change over the long haul.
If you think you’re one of those people, then click here to
submit your application to join the 2013-2014 class of Green Corps’
Field School for Environmental Organizing. Green Corps’ yearlong program
begins in August 2013 with Introductory Classroom Training in Boston,
and continues with field placements in multiple
locations across the country. Candidates must be willing to relocate. For more information, fill out our interest form and we'll be in touch!
If you have any questions, contact Michelle Kim at email@example.com, or
The Washington, D.C. and the Issaquah Offices of
Congressman Dave Reichert, as well as the Wenatchee Office, which we
anticipate opening on February 4th, are excited to announce that we are now accepting spring internship applications.
Interns are an integral part of our office, working on the front lines of constituent services.
This is an excellent opportunity for students to
gain first-hand knowledge on the inner workings of the federal
government. Internship responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
researching constituent requests, drafting correspondence,
constituent outreach, keeping up to date on local and national issues,
and data entry. There are also opportunities for long-term research and
We are looking for applicants interested in
government, law, public policy, or social sciences. A competitive
candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, possess strong
communication skills, and be familiar with Microsoft Office.
Our spring, unpaid internships run through the
summer. We offer flexible scheduling for students. If you are interested
in applying or have any questions, please contact me at 425-677-7414 or
& Water Watch is a leading national consumer advocacy organization
that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns that challenge the corporate
control and abuse of our food and
water resources, empower people to take action and transform the public
consciousness about what we eat and drink. Since 2005, we have won
significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been
featured in the New York Times, the Washington
Post and other major media outlets. For more information check out our
are currently seeking passionate interns interested in fighting for a
safe, fair food system. With the current spotlight on Washington for
genetically engineered food labeling,
we are seeking interns who want to help pass this initiative through a
real political campaign. This position is part-time, and will run for 10
weeks. Interns will have the benefit of learning critical research,
grassroots organizing and advocacy skills from
Responsibilities may include:
Building strategic coalitions with religious groups, labor groups, elected officials, citizen activists, businesses and students
Coordinating campaign events to engage citizens and pressure targets
Represent Food & Water Watch and recruit new activists at community meetings, festivals, and other events
Assisting in media outreach to educate millions of people
Producing printed and online materials such as action alerts, newsletters, and activist guides
Researching emerging issues to move campaigns forward
Bottom-lining at least one element of the campaign
Maintain strong records of work and assist with database development
Hold regular office hours and participate in weekly meetings with Organizing staff
interest in Food & Water Watch issues and commitment to social
change. Strong verbal and written communication and time management
skills. Desire to develop campaign organizing
How to Apply:
Please fill out the interest form
Feel free to email or call Desmond Dennis with any questions
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or
My name is Cara Sullivan and I am the Intern Coordinator
in Congressman Rick Larsen's Washington, DC office. We are currently
seeking a spring intern, so I wanted to pass along the following
announcement to you for any students who may be interested:
The Office of Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA-02) is seeking to hire an intern in
the Washington, DC office for the spring. Candidates should have an
interest in and knowledge of the legislative process and American
political system, possess excellent communication and writing skills,
and be able to work independently.
Interns play an important role in the congressional office, and perform
tasks that make the legislative process work. They will be responsible
for projects such as researching and writing memos, assisting
legislative staff in committee hearings, and fielding constituent phone
calls and other requests. Other duties include leading Capitol tours
and providing staff with general office support.
During their term, interns are encouraged to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest.
Those with ties to Washington State or the 2nd Congressional District
are strongly encouraged to apply. While the internship is unpaid, we are
happy to work with schools that offer students academic credit for the
If you would like to be considered for an internship, please email your
resume, cover letter, and two references to Cara Sullivan at email@example.com.
Please feel free to contact me via e-mail, or at 202-225-2605, should
you have any questions or if I can be of further assistance.
U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02)
2113 Rayburn House Office Building
The priority deadline for the Summer 2013 Institute on
Comparative Political and Economic Systems in Washington, DC is coming
up on February 7.
Students will earn up to 9 credits in government and
economics and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public
policy, politics, or economics. More information on the program may also
be found online at www.DCinternships.org
. Please encourage students to apply for the priority application
deadline of February 7 to receive special scholarship consideration.
The Washington, D.C. and the Issaquah Offices of Congressman
Dave Reichert, as well as the Wenatchee Office, which we anticipate opening on
February 4th, are excited to announce that we are now accepting
spring internship applications. Interns are an integral part of our office,
working on the front lines of constituent services.
This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain
first-hand knowledge on the inner workings of the federal government.
Internship responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching
constituent requests, drafting correspondence, constituent outreach, keeping up
to date on local and national issues, and data entry. There are also
opportunities for long-term research and outreach projects.
We are looking for applicants interested in government, law,
public policy, or social sciences. A competitive candidate will be energetic,
self-motivated, possess strong communication skills, and be familiar with
Our spring, unpaid internships run through the summer. We
offer flexible scheduling for students. If you are interested in applying or
have any questions, please contact me at 425-677-7414 or Josh.Hazard@mail.house.gov.