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Graduate Assistant, Center for Research and Fellowships, Villanova University, Villanova PA  

The Center for Research and Fellowships seeks a Graduate Assistant for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position carries a full assistant stipend only, so it is ideal for a tuition scholar who is able to work 20 hours a week (flexible) in the CRF office. The successful candidate must have strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, a commitment to working with undergraduate students, and facility with social media, databases, and event management.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter, by Friday March 30, 2018, at noon, to Dr. Michael T. Westrate at:

2018 Assessment Development Intern – SAT Writing, ETS,  Princeton, NJ

This paid summer internship program will provide the opportunity to work with Educational Testing Service staff in developing assessments of writing skills. Summer interns will learn the fundamentals of test design, including principles of test validity and fairness, as well as how to develop the materials and questions used in these assessments.

Assistant City/KPU General Manager, City of Ketchikan, Ketchikan, Alaska

The City of Ketchikan, Alaska is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant City/KPU Manager within the Office of the City Manager. Assists the City/KPU Manager in the coordination, supervision and administration of the delivery of all city and utility services.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.  Specific course work in public administration and related field desirable.

Please follow this link for more information.

Associate Director, Division of University Advancement Major Gifts Officer, Bridgewater State University, MA

Reporting to the Director of Giving Programs & Campaign Initiatives, this position will work directly with a portfolio of selected donors and donor prospects to advance their philanthropic relationships with the University. Primarily through face-to-face visits, the incumbents of this position (s) will identify and qualify prospective major donors, involve them with the University through personalized cultivation, and develop and execute timely and appropriate gift proposals. Application Deadline: 3/12

Graduate Student Researcher (2 positions available), ouncil of Graduate Schools(CGS), Washington DC.

As an FBI Special Agent with expertise in education and teaching, you’ll have a career like no other. Whether you’re a college or university professor (tenured, adjunct or otherwise), a faculty member, or an elementary, middle or high school teacher, you have a gift for relating with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Your teaching skills make you methodical and analytical, and you can consolidate comprehensive information into strategic and analytical plans. Applicants can apply LinkedIn here.

Institutional Giving Coordinator, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA

The Institutional Giving Coordinator supports fundraising efforts through gift acknowledgements, stewardship, data management, and prospect identification and research. S/he assists with the execution of day-to-day operations of the External Affairs Department, providing high quality support to the institutional giving team.

Strategic Initiatives Director, Resources for Human Development, Philadelphia PA

The Strategic Initiatives Director oversees the implementation of RHD’s multi-year strategic plan and its related initiatives. In close partnership with the CEO, Executive Team, and other key corporate leaders, this position drives the project management and performance monitoring of all strategic objectives as well as related projects. Aplicants can apply via LinkedIn here.

Internship, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC

CBO summer internships provide an excellent opportunity for graduate students to participate in CBO’s analysis and to observe budget and economic policymaking at close hand. These paid internships are located in Washington, D.C. and normally last 10 weeks. CBO will accept applications for the internship program at only between January 2, 2018 and February 28, 2018.

Inter-Policy School Summit, Chicago, IL  

The Inter-Policy School Summit is the Nation’s premier public policy graduate student conference. Each year, in partnership with a leading think tank, 30 top graduate students from national and international public policy programs convene to discuss, analyze, and deliver actionable recommendations on a pressing policy issue.

This year, selected students will work closely with senior policy experts from the New America Foundation to analyze cybersecurity and trade, two policy areas with wide-ranging implications for national security, global and local economies, and privacy and human rights. Specifically, attendees will analyze questions as they relate to improving cybersecurity without imposing barriers to global trade.

To apply, students are requested to send their name, school, resume, and a letter of interest no longer than 300 words to by January 19, 2018.

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Reporting to the President, the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer will direct and manage all ACLS programs, operations, and governance procedures, as well as supervise staff. S/he will assist the President in representing the ACLS to the academic community, policy makers, and the public, and will aid in strategic planning for ACLS future directions. The Vice President is also charged with strengthening ACLS as a federation of member learned societies and with developing and advancing constructive relations with current and potential foundation partners.

Manager, Communications, Abington Township, Montgomery County, PA

The Township of Abington, located in historic Montgomery County, PA, is seeking a professional to effectively manage the Township’s communications and public affairs functions. Well-qualified candidates must possess superior organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to be collaborative and lead. Ideal candidates will have three to five years’ experience in a similar full-time municipal or state government or related position, with a demonstrated ability to manage public information and events, and media; including social media. A demonstrated knowledge of public policy and constituent service is strongly preferred.

Management Analyst, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), Philadelphia, PA

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is seeking a Management Analyst to be located in our Center City, Philadelphia Headquarters. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant financial or grant development experience which includes preparation and monitoring of budgets and financial reports.

Salary: $65,000-$80,000

Office of Public Affairs Internship Opportunities, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leads the U.S.Washington, DC

Interns will be working on projects related to the mission of the Office of Public Affairs and its functional areas: Internal Communications, Incident Communications, Press, · Strategic Communications, Speechwriting, Still Photography.

Contact: If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and application before the deadline indicated to the Internship Coordinator via email at (ONLY email applications will be considered. Please do not fax or mail). Applicants should also specify the dates they are available to work in their cover letter. Due to the large number of applications received, we are unable to respond to all of the applicants individually. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please submit the following: application, resume, unofficial transcript and cover letter no later than February 28, 2018.


The Youth Policy Lab is seeking an energetic, ambitious and entrepreneurial person to serve as Associate Director. In collaboration with the faculty directors, the Associate Director will lead the Lab’s outreach and strategic planning and manage the Lab’s day-to-day activities.

The Youth Policy Lab at the University of Michigan conducts applied research in the areas of education, health care, juvenile justice and workforce development to improve opportunities for young people in Michigan and beyond.

TOWNSHIP MANAGER—East Fallowfield Township , PA

Chester County, PA seeks an experienced leader to serve as its Township Manager.  Manager has authority to supervise all day-to-day operations, and coordinates the five-member Board of Supervisors and staff. Candidates should have (1) at least 1-3 yrs of municipal management experience; (2) knowledge of modern local government management principles; (3) strong organizational and financial skills & planning/land development experience; (4) Bachelors Degree; and (5) strong communication skills.  Salary $90-110,000 with excellent benefits; actual salary to be based on experience/qualifications. Send cover letter and resume with all included in only one attachmentto Deadline is noon on January 26, 2018.  EOE.

Executive Director, Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, Pennsylvania University, PA

CERL is a nonpartisan interdisciplinary institute dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rule of law in Twenty-First Century warfare and national security.

CERL seeks to recruit an experienced Executive Director for the Center with a background that is both academic and practice-oriented. The Executive Director will oversee and direct all of CERL’s operations while collaborating with CERL’s Faculty Director to design and implement a long-term growth strategy to advance CERL’s mission.

Internship Opening: Political Journalist Spring 2018

PoliticsPA, Pennsylvania’s longest running political news website, is seeking talented individuals to contribute to our news coverage throughout the Commonwealth. Interns will have the chance to gain journalism experience and a stronger understanding of Pennsylvania politics. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to build a portfolio with published political writing. Internship openings are available for the Spring 2018 semester. The position can be performed remotely and applicants are welcome from anywhere in Pa. as well as Washington, DC.

Requirements: ● Applicants must have strong writing skills. ● Applicants must have working knowledge of Pennsylvania politics. ● Applicants must possess strong research skills. ● A commitment of 15 hours per week; specific times based on news events.

Please send a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to The ideal writing sample will demonstrate the applicant’s familiarity with PoliticsPA subject matter. Email Paul Engelkemier at with any questions.

Assistant Director of Government and Community Relations, Villanova University, PA

Villanova is currently searching for an Assistant Director of Government and Community Relations. This position will work closely with me and have a particular focus on matters related to the local community/neighbors, Radnor and Lower Merion townships, Delaware County, the Greater Philadelphia region, etc.

City Council Graduate Policy Fellowship, Piladelphia PA

This fellowship is a paid program seeking bright, highly motivated individuals and provides them a broad overview of municipal government. Fellows participate in budgetary, legislative, and programmatic areas of city government and can expect to work directly with legislative teams representing the 17 members of City Council in researching and designing public policy. please send resumes to

  • Schedule: Start immediately, end of Spring 2018 semester expected. Summer 2019 encouraged
  • Experience: Current or recent graduate student with strong research skills and passion for urban policy solutions.
  • Research Areas of Focus: Experience in housing or anti-poverty research/policy strongly encouraged, but not required.

Spring Internship – Chinese Higher Education and Accreditation, The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), Washington DC

NASPAA is seeking a master’s student in fields such as public policy, public administration, or similar for an internship position for approximately 16 weeks during Spring 2018, starting in January. Students in master’s or doctoral programs in related fields are also encouraged to apply.

The deadline is rolling. We will start considering applications immediately, but applications will be accepted until filled. The posting on will be removed once the position is filled– otherwise potential applicants should assume the position is still open. This internship is a time-limited position and does not include benefits. International students may apply if they possess a visa that permits them to work in the US. NASPAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Please e-mail your letter of interest and resume to, using the subject line “Application for Spring Internship”. A list of references will be required from candidates selected as finalists. This is a paid internship.

Assistant Director, Career Services, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

The Mailman School of Public Health is seeking an Assistant Director for its Office of Career Services, reporting to the Assistant Dean of Career Services. For more information follow the link.

The Local Government Management Fellowship, International City Management Association (ICMA) – Deadline: 12/13

The Local Government Management Fellowship (LGMF) is a highly competitive career-development opportunity designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master’s program graduates. Selected Fellows are placed in a full-time management-track local government positions, shaped by direct mentorship under senior government leaders and rotational assignments.

President, Potomac Riverkeeper Network, Washington, Dist. Columbia

The Potomac Riverkeeper Network, a leader in the fight to protect and preserve the Potomac River Watershed, is seeking a President. The new President will lead a dynamic team of Riverkeepers, operations staff, and pro bono litigation partners as they monitor the river, engage community activists and sue polluters to ensure that communities throughout the entire Potomac watershed have access to drinkable, swimmable, fishable water. Please send nominations and/or applications including cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), and where you learned of the position to:

Deputy Assistant Director for Budget Analysis, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, Dist. Columbia

CBO seeks a Deputy Assistant Director for Budget Analysis, one of two deputies who report to the Assistant Director in CBO’s Budget Analysis Division (BAD). Please submit a cover letter, résumé, salary history, and contact information for three references at by December 18, 2017, to ensure consideration. A short writing sample may be requested at a later date.

Administrative Special Projects Coordinator – Doylestown Township, Doylestown PA

Doylestown Township is currently searching for a candidate interested in a full time entry level position as a Special Projects Coordinator with Doylestown Township. Cover Letter and Resume should be sent to:

Application Period: December 20, 2017 – January 10-2018

Administrator Position, Casa Del Carmen , Catholic Social Services, Philadelphia PA

Casa Del Carmen looking for an Administrator who will manage the operations and programs of the Family Service Center as well as The Casa Del Carmen Preschool Academy. He or she is responsible for applying for and managing governmental and private funding sources.  He or she will develop regular forums of communication, as well as, programs and services in response to community needs which advocate for the rights or resources necessary to uphold the dignity and welfare of individuals or client populations served.

Local Government Management Fellowship, Nationwide, Deadline: December 11, 2017

Students graduating by August 31, 2018 with MPA/MPP degrees from NASPAA member schools may apply for the 2018 Local Government Management Fellowship.

The LGMF is a highly competitive career-development opportunity that places fellows in full-time local government management-track positions shaped by rotational assignments and direct mentoring under senior government leaders. Fellows assume real responsibility, thrive in an environment that recognizes potential, and gain unique exposure to local government. Fellowships are available in local governments nationwide.

Internship Opportunity, Upper Merion Township, King of Prussia, PA

Applicants must sent their resumes, letter of interest and one recommendation letter to Mr. Larry Comunale at

Assistant Township Manager, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, PA

Duties include assisting the Township Manager with all aspects of municipal
management, including personnel matters, purchasing, project management,
budget development and long range planning. Application Deadline: November 27, 17.

Fellowship Opportunity, Cookingham-Noll Management Fellowship Porgram, Kansas City, MO  

The Cookingham-Noll Management Fellowship program is designed to attract, develop, and retain talented individuals with an interest in a local government management career. Application deadline is November 28th. Required application materials for the Initial stage include a current resume, all academic transcripts, and a City application.

Financial Aid Administrator, Kelly Services Inc, Blue Bell PA

Kelly Services, Inc., a global leader in the staffing industry, has an exciting opportunity available for a TEMPORARY FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATOR for a prominent client in Blue Bell, PA

Climate Defender Organizer, PennEnvironment – Environment America

PennEnvironment is seeking Cilmate Defender Orgnizers who are ready to commit their time, talent and passion to advocating, organizing and recruiting new leaders to protect the environment.

 Project Director, APPRISE, Princeton, NJ

APPRISE has a position available for a Project Director to design and manage evaluation research projects.  Job responsibilities include client contact, proposal development, research design, data analysis, project management, staff supervision, and report writing.






Vice President of Advancement, Women Against Abuse –  Philadelphia, PA

Women Against Abuse is looking for, “an Advancement leader with a desire to make an impact across a growing organization, this is a dream opportunity. In this VP of Advancement role you will manage the daily logistics and operations of the organizational fundraising and communications as well as develop fundraising strategies”.

Fellowship, Eisenhower Fellows – Multiple Locations

“We leverage our network of Eisenhower Fellows around the globe to help provide programming support and hospitality to enable visiting Fellows to meet their program objectives.”

Fellowship, Foreign Policy Research Institute – Philadelphia, PA

“This fellowship will be awarded to a deserving veteran of the armed forces with a passionate desire to work in journalism or in long-form, non-fiction writing. Recent college graduates or individuals who have recently separated from the military are encouraged to apply. This fellowship is a one year appointment starting in the summer of 2017.”

Intern, Congressional Research Service – Washington, D.C.

“The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks interns to support analysts in its Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) division. FDT provides authoritative, confidential, nonpartisan, and objective expertise to Congress on U.S. national security, foreign policy, and international trade and finance issues.”

Intern (Communications and Outreach) NASPAA – Washington, DC

“NASPAA is seeking a master’s student in fields such as public policy, public administration, or similar for an internship position for approximately 12 weeks during Summer 2017, starting in May or early June.”

Intern (Election Reform) NASPAA – Washington, D.C.

“The intern will work directly with NASPAA’s Executive Director, the NASPAA Election Administration and Leadership Section, and leaders of election administration at the state and local level.”

Intern (Higher Education Policy) NASPAA – Washington, D.C.

“The individual selected for this position will assist the NASPAA staff in supporting and enhancing programs and services for the association’s members; he or she will work directly with senior staff who will provide direction and supervision.”


Interns/Volunteers, The Starfish Foundation – U.S. and Ecuador

The Starfish Foundation is looking for volunteers and interns, both in the United States and abroad! Go to for more information and specific positions.



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