Author Archives: Laura Reed

Websites and postings on jobs and internships


 

GENERAL

Public Service Careerswww.publicservicecareers.org/ 

Careers with Non-Profitswww.idealist.org 

National Conference of Black Political Scientists Career Linkhttp://www.ncobps.org/careers.html


 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Career Networkchronicle.com/jobs/The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Career Network” site features job listings in higher education by discipline, advise for job seekers, job-market news, as well as first-person accounts from job-seekers in higher education.

HigherEdJobs.comwww.higheredjobs.com/HigherEdJobs.com is the largest job database focused exclusively on college and university positions. Their focus is to provide a recruitment tool that adds value to the job seeker and recruiter by providing cost-effective, innovative, useful, and timely services in all areas of the site. HigherEdJobs.com was designed to help job seekers and job posters in higher education find each other.

Job Guidewww.h-net.org/jobs/The Job Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences is prepared by H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences Online. The site covers positions in History and other fields in the Humanities and social sciences and is updated every Monday. The site allows customized searching and an archive of previous jobs.

Jobs in Higher Educationwww.academic360.com/A site prepared by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Texas at Austin for jobs in higher education. The site is updated frequently.

JournalismJobs.comwww.journalismjobs.com/JournalismJobs.com is operated in association with Columbia Journalism Review magazine, through Columbia University, and is a free service for job seekers.

 


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

USA Jobswww.usajobs.opm.gov/The U.S. Government’s official site for jobs and employment information, maintained by the Office of Personnel Management. Many positions requiring a social science background can be found through this site.

Student Jobshttp://www.studentjobs.gov/The U.S. Government’s official site for employment geared towards students and recent graduates. The site is maintained by the Office of Personnel Management and allows students to find and apply for internships, entry level positions and other opportunities with the federal government.

The Politix Groupwww.politixgroup.com/This site provides links to job listings in U.S. federal agencies, U.S. Congressional offices, and international legislatures. The Politix Group is an independently run private organization whose purpose is to increase knowledge and understanding of the political process with the purpose of inspiring early involvement and activism at the local, state and federal levels of government.

 


 

STATE GOVERNMENT

National Council of State Legislatureswww.ncsl.org/public/joblegis.htm

National Governor’s Associationwww.nga.org

 


 

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Careers in Public Service–National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administrationwww.naspaa.org/students/careers/careers.asp Advice on seeking a career in public service, first-person accounts, links to resources to find public service jobs.

National League of Citieswww.nlc.org/job_opportunities/jobpostings.aspx

 


 

POLITICAL RESEARCH

American Association for Public Opinion Researchwww.aapor.org AAPOR/WAPOR (World Association) Blue Book is a comprehensive directory of agencies and organizations

Congressional Research Servicewww.loc.gov/crsinfo/

 


 

BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT/NON-PROFIT

World Banklnweb28.worldbank.org/hrs/careers.nsf/

 


  

FUNDRAISING

The Chronicle of Philanthropyhttp://philanthropy.com/jobs/

 


 

JOURNALISM

AJR NewsLinkhttp://newslink.org/JOBLINK for Journalists

Southeast Diversity Journalismhttp://newsjobs.com/home.htmlThe National Diversity Newspaper Jobbank. Emphasis on employment for minorities and women

 


 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

In addition to paid positions, all of the following offices provide internships.

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committeewww.senate.gov/~foreign/The Committee studies and reviews, on a comprehensive basis, matters relating to the national security policy, foreign policy, and international economic policy as it relates to the United States.

U.S.House International Relations Committeewwwc.house.gov/international_relations/The Committee studies and reviews, on a comprehensive basis, matters relating to the national security policy, foreign policy, and international economic policy as it relates to the United States.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission)www.csce.gov/The Commission is authorized and directed: “to monitor the acts of the signatories which reflect compliance with or violation of the articles of the Finacl Act of Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, with particular regard to the provisions relating to Human Rights and Cooperation in Humanitarian Fields…,” and “to report to the House of Representatives and the Senate with respect to the matters covered by this Act on a periodic basis and to provide information to members of the House and Senate as requested.” This is a bipartisan office.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS POSITIONS WITH THE U.S EXECUTIVE BRANCH

In addition to paid positions, all of the following offices provide internships.U.S. Department of Statewww.careers.state.gov/Information on becoming a Foreign Service Officer, Foreign Service Specialist, or Civil Service employee for the U.S. Department of State.

U.S. Department of Defensehttp://www.defenselink.mil/other_info/careers.html 

Central Intelligence Agencyhttps://www.cia.gov/careers/index.html

 


  

FOREIGN EMBASSIES IN AMERICA

Many foreign embassies in Washington and their consulates in major U.S. cities seek American citizens to fill vacancies.  The United States Department of State provides links to most of these embassies websites atwww.usembassy.gov/.

   

Academic Credit for Internships

Washington Center Internship applications for the fall 2008 semester are still being accepted on a space-available basis.The competitive deadline for the Spring 2009 Semester, Winter and Spring Quarters and Postgraduate is September 29, 2008.The early deadline range for the Summer 2009 Term, Quarter and Postgraduate begins September 29, 2008.The regular deadline for the Spring 2009 Semester, Winter and Spring Quarters and Postgraduate is November 15, 2008.Updates and additional information available at  The Washington Center.