Summer Internship with Assemblymember Ian C. Calderon

The 57th Assembly District Office Internship Program exposes students to district office operations and the grassroots activities of legislator’s work. Duties will include but not be limited too, working with constituents, conducting community outreach efforts, assisting community-based organizations, organizing civic events & projects, database development, upkeep, and staffing the office.

Interns will gain valuable education and work experience by fully participating in agreed upon hours of work. All internship work is voluntary and students will not receive any monetary compensation. Part-time and full-time internships are available.

For more information please feel free to contact Samantha Marquez at the district office at (562) 692-5858 or via email at Samantha.Marquez@asm.ca.gov. Thank you.

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Sandra Day O'Connor Research Opportunity

Professor Donna Schuele in the Criminology, Law and Society department at UC Irvine is currently seeking research assistants for a biography of Sandra Day O'Connor that she is working on. It is Professor Schuele's intention that this biography serve as text well-suited for classroom use, particularly at the college level. To this end, Professor Schuele wishes to include information about both Justice O'Connor's early life and post-court career, while also focusing on Justice O'Connor's substantive jurisprudential contributions while on the Supreme Court. The three areas of jurisprudential analysis are: state-federal relations (federalism); women’s rights (e.g., abortion, Title VII, Title IX); church-state relations (First Amendment religion clauses). In addition to the book, Professor Schuele is also planning is a companion website that includes more images and documents, links to materials that would support further research, and multi-media sources.
 
Deadline: Until position is filled.
 
How to apply:
If you are interested in participating in this research opportunity, please send an email expressing your interest to dschuele@uci.edu. Please also include a resume detailing any relevant research experience and law related courses you may have taken.
 

Congresswoman Sanchez' Congressional Internship Program

It is with great pleasure that I announce Congresswoman Sánchez’ Congressional Internship Program for summer of 2014 in her local district office in Cerritos, CA.  The Congresswoman believes it is important for youth to become politically aware and active.  For that reason, she is offering several unpaid internships in her local district office.  This internship is part of the Congresswoman’s on-going effort to encourage youth in our region to explore careers in public service.  
 
The Congressional Internship program is open to all high school and college students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The program begins with a day of training and follows with three to four months of professional development in areas such as social services, foreign language translation, office management, communications and research.
 
Completed applications (with résumé and cover letter) are due by 5pm on Friday, May 9, 2014.  Applications will only be accepted after the deadline if positions are still available.  Please refer to the attached application form for further details.
 
Please keep the following key dates in mind:
  • Friday, May 9, 2014 – Deadline to apply
  • Saturday, May 31, 2014 – Mandatory training for all selected interns
  • Monday, June 2, 2014 – Program begins
  • Friday, August 29, 2014 – Program ends

Download Application: CLICK HERE

For more information, please email lindasanchez.internship@mail.house.gov.

 

Paid Internship with DHS-FEMA - Application Period March 10-14

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be recruiting students from a wide variety of disciplines for summer internship opportunities throughout the Agency. The vacancy announcement will be posted on USAJobs from *March 10-14, 2014.*
 
Duration of Internship:
FEMA's summer internship program runs from May 1st to September 30th, although students may start and end their internships at different times and some offices may elect to extend positions beyond September 30th. Positions are available in multiple locations, including Washington, D.C., and FEMA Regional Offices across the country.
 
FEMA is committed to providing quality work experiences for student interns.
 
How to Apply:
The basic qualifications for an intern appointment have been predetermined by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM):
  • Available to current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate
  • Interns may be hired on a temporary or indefinite basis (until completion of degree requirements) and may work either part- or full-time; interns are paid
If conversion potential is specified in the job opportunity announcement, interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) after successful completion of the program. Conversion is not guaranteed. To be eligible for conversion, interns must:
  • Complete at least 640 hours of work experience through the Internship Program;
  • Complete their degree or certificate requirements;
  • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the intern will be converted;
  • Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant Agreement; and
  • Perform their job successfully.
Additional information about the Internship Program can be found at http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns/
 
Please contact the FEMA Pathways Team at FEMA-Pathways@fema.dhs.gov  if you have questions regarding the summer internship program.
 

UC Center Sacramento Internship

Student’s from all the UC campuses are encouraged to apply, and while the program is certainly not restricted to political science majors, it has special appeal for those who are interested in gaining a first-hand knowledge of California’s public policy challenges and processes. In addition to courses taught at the Center, the program includes a range of professional experiences, including a supervised internship.  The internship is designed with the students' interests in mind, and they have regularly involved a variety of  positions in legislative offices, the Governor's offices, lobbying organizations, the Mexican consulate, government agencies, humanitarian organizations, and more.

Program Dates: June 16 - August 25, 2014

How to Apply:
Interested students can obtain application information and hear what other students have to say about the program by going to the website page http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/ or by connecting via Facebook.
 
Deadline: Priority deadline March 3, 2014 | Final deadline April 14, 2014
 
For further information:
Contact Sandra Wilson, the Center's outreach coordinator, at 916-445-5161.

 

Emergency Management Program - Internship

Orange County Superior Court’s Emergency Management Internship program is designed to
expose students and/or recent graduates to the principles and best practices of emergency
preparedness and planning. The internship is part of the Court’s Emergency Response and
Security Services Unit, which is dedicated to building a safe and resilient Court community
through preparedness, planning and training.
 
The selected intern will gain experience working as part of a team within a large government
entity. Interns will have an opportunity to explore career options, apply academic knowledge
and skills to the workplace, gain career skills, and network with professionals in the field of
emergency planning. This is an unpaid internship that does not lead to employment.
 
The selected intern will:
  • Attend training, e.g. in-house training offered by the Court and FEMA’s Professional Development Series (PDS) courses;
  • Research and present information on topics such as emergency planning, special needs/functional needs programs, Continuity of Operations plans, development of
  • exercises and drills;
  • Learn how to respond to emergencies and disasters at the Court and apply this knowledge in the event of an emergency at the Court.
In addition, the intern will complete a hands-on project or paper that will serve as a capstone to their internship experience and add to their professional portfolio. The intern will select an appropriate topic based on his/her interests under the guidance of the Emergency Response and Security Services Unit.
 
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How to apply: Applicants must create an applicant profile before applying. Create Profile

Deadeline: March 31, 2014


Émigré Memorial German Internship Program - German State Parliaments (EMGIP)

Cultural Vistas is currently accepting applications for the Émigré Memorial German Internship Program - German State Parliaments (EMGIP).
 
This program provides an opportunity for U.S. and Canadian students to intern at one of the German State Parliaments ("Landtage") across Germany's 16 state capitals. This is a great opportunity for individuals hoping to pursue careers at a regional level of government, or who are interested in specific public policy issues such as the environment, education, migration, and healthcare. Participants gain practical work experience with a state parliament, utilize their German skills and experience German political culture firsthand. Participants in this program receive monthly stipends to ensure a total monthly salary of EUR 670 (U.S. citizens only).
 
How to apply:
For detailed information and application materials, please visit our website at: http://www.culturalvistas.org/emgip
 
Deadline: March 31, 2014 for Fall 2014
 
Eligibility Reqirements:
  • U.S. or Canadian citizenship
  • Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at accredited U.S. or Canadian colleges and universities before, during and after the program may apply
  • Maximum age is 30
  • High-intermediate German skills (oral and written) are required
  • At least 2 years of study in a field related to Public Policy, International Relations, Public Administration, Political Science, Law, Economics, European Studies, or Journalism; German or German Studies majors are encouraged to apply if they have a minor in one of the above fields

Internship Opportunities with the Office of Assemblymember Cristina Garcia

Get Hands-On Experience. Make a Difference!

The Internship Program Offers:
  • Exposure to state politics and careers in public service
  • Challenging and stimulating work environment
  • Community outreach and networking opportunities
  • Flexible hours to accommodate school and work
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia represents California's 58th Assembly District, which encompasses the cities of:  Artesia, Cerritos, Norwalk, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Downey, Pico Rivera and Montebello.
 
Duties:
Interns perform a variety of important tasks in the District Office that include: working with constituents, conducting community outreach efforts, assisting community-based organizations, organizing events, database development and upkeep, and staffing the office.
 
Requirements:
  • College student with minimum of GPA 2.5 or above
  • Interest in public service and making a difference in the community.
  • Ability to follow instructions & complete tasks efficiently and thoroughly.
 
*Will work with quarter calendars or other school calendars.
 
Please submit an internship application and resume:
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia
8255 Firestone Blvd, Suite 203,
Downey, CA 90241
 
*Or by fax 562-861-5158
*Or call 562-861-5803 Patrick Sunpanich
 
EXTENDED Deadline: January 31, 2014
 
Bonus Information:
  • Flexible hours.
  • This internship is unpaid.
  • Will work with students to receive school credit.

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC

 
Summer 2014 
* Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC 
* Scholarship Funding Available
* Early Deadline: December 9, 2013 
* Final Deadline: March 18, 2014
 
 
Spend a summer in Washington, DC making an investment in your future that will help set you apart after college.  The comprehensive programs sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, and furnished housing in downtown Washington.
 
Courses for Credit:
Earn up to 9 academic credits from the DC Metro Area's George Mason University. In 2012 Mason was ranked #1 Up and Coming University by U.S. News and World Report. Each program has a curriculum that is designed to complement the internship experience.
 
Application Information:
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 18, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of December 9, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or by phone at (202) 986-0384.


Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems (ICPES)

 
Summer 2014 (June 8 - August 1, 2014)
* Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC 
* Scholarship Funding Available
* Early Deadline: December 9, 2013 
* Final Deadline: March 18, 2014
 
 
Spend 8 weeks in the nation’s capital with 90 students from around the country and world who are all passionate about public policy and affecting change in their communities. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience. ICPES will give you an insider’s view of Washington, and by the end of the summer you may be ready to call DC home!
 
Courses for Credit:
Earn up to 9 academic credits from the DC Metro Area's George Mason University. In 2012 Mason was ranked #1 Up and Coming University by U.S. News and World Report. Each program has a curriculum that is designed to complement the internship experience.
 
Application Information:
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 18, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of December 9, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or by phone at (202) 986-0384. 

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