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2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarship Deadline COMING UP!

A reminder that the deadline to apply for 2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarships is February 1, 2020!  For more information, go to

Henrico Jailors Academy Application -Deadline Feb.14


Rising juniors and senior criminal justice students participate in an eight-week Summer Basic Jailor Academy, offered in partnership with the Henrico County Sheriff’s Office. Graduates of the internship program are sworn in as Sheriff Deputies through the Department of Criminal Justice Services and are eligible for part-time employment in Henrico’s sheriff’s offices.


*** Details and application forms are located at the following link and are due February 14, 2020:  


PASA Happy Hour

Check the last Public Administration Student Association (PASA) newsletter! They will be hosting a Happy Hour at the Village Cafe on February 19, 2019 at 5:00-7:00 PM. 

See the attached newsletter for more information.

General Assembly Internship

The Office of Delegate Amanda Batten is seeking a General Assembly Legislative Intern IMMEDIATELY. 

Interested? candidates should send your resume and availability to info@amandabatten.comDeadline February 7

Chesterfield County Summer Internships (PAID)

Each summer, the Department of Human Resources sponsors the Chesterfield County Summer Internship Program to provide students with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and a realistic preview of what it is like to work in local government. The county is committed to administering a successful, efficient, and inclusive program that will allow interns to make a positive contribution to the community while gaining valuable work experience in their field of study during the summer.  During the 10-week program, interns will 

  • gain professional experience in their assigned county department
  • learn about the mission and vision of Chesterfield County
  • experience networking and professional development opportunities.

Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.8.

Program Dates: May 18, 2020 to July 24, 2020. Applications are accepted until February 21, 2020.

Pay Rates: Undergraduate $12/hr; Graduate $14/hr

More information here.

City of Roanoke Internship Program- PAID

The City of Roanoke is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2020 term. 
The application period will close on February 29, 2020.
The summer internship is paid with the option of collaborating with their college or university to earn credit. Summer interns work 32 hours per week for an 8 week period beginning June 1st through July 31st.
More information here.

Municipal Internship Program - City of Norfolk

The City of Norfolk Municipal Internship Program provides work-based learning opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students with a desire to work in public service at the local level.  The highly competitive ten-week program is designed to offer students a unique opportunity to gain practical work experience, apply academic knowledge, build a professional network and access to resources for professional development that will enhance the intern’s academic experience.

The application deadline is February 16, 2020 - for more details and to apply, go to

Bipartisan Policy Center Internship Program - PAID

BPC is currently accepting applications for their summer 2020 internship program. Interns work full time and are assigned to a specific BPC project or functional area. Summer interns will receive a $3,500 stipend for ten weeks of work and must be rising juniors or above.

BPC offers full-time summer, and part-time fall and spring internships each academic semester. Qualified candidates will be highly motivated and energetic self-starters. Interns will assist individual projects and departments in several capacities and should be enthusiastic about working on a variety of tasks. Candidates must be team players and express an interest in one of the BPC’s various policy projects or functional areas.

See the following link for details:

areas include but are not limited to: Development, Economic Policy, Energy, Government Relations, Immigration and Cross-Border Policy, Infrastructure/Housing, etc.

Deadline to apply: March 1st


Graduate Research Associate

Applications are now being accepted for the Graduate Research Associate Program with the American Council on Education.

The American Council on Education’s (ACE) Graduate Research Associate Program is housed in ACE’s Learning and Engagement Division and is designed to provide graduate students with an opportunity to gain real-world experience conducting research to inform both policy and practice from within a leading national higher education association.  Representing the interests of campus executives and leaders of higher education associations and organizations, ACE provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy and institutional practice through advocacy, research, and programmatic initiatives.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter (no more than 2 pages)
  • Current resume/CV
  • Short answer essay questions (described below)
  • Unofficial transcript from graduate program
  • Contact information for three references; two academic and one professional

For more information and to apply visit:

Scholarship Opportunity - Women's Congressional Staff Foundation

This scholarship is designed to broaden the voices and experiences of female staff on Capitol Hill. It strives to ensure more women from diverse backgrounds are able to bring their experience and knowledge to the legislative process. Because interning is so often a prerequisite to a full-time job, having women enter the pipeline at the very beginning is key to their continued success. Understanding that the high cost of living and working in D.C. is often a barrier for people seeking internships on Capitol Hill, WCSF encourages women from middle and low income backgrounds to apply.

The application deadline is March 31, 2020 - for more details and to apply, go to

Department of Defense-Paid Student Internship Program

The Department of Defense: Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is now recruiting for their Paid Student Internship Program (PSIP). The program gives promising students the opportunity to gain marketable experience in critical technology protection and personnel vetting. Summer interns are full-time employees on a temporary appointment (period of May-August 2020). These opportunities are highly competitive; applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a strong academic record (cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale), and possess outstanding communication skills.

Location: Quantico, VA (Telework eligible)

More information here.

Student Trainee (Management & Program Analyst)

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is seeking student trainees for their internship program.

This is a temporary full-time appointment and interns will work on various assignments within one of GAO's Administrative Professional and Support Staff Offices.

More information here.

Student Trainee (Department of Homeland Security)

The Department of Homeland Security's Citizenship & Immigration Services Department is now recruiting for their Summer Enrichment Program!


  • As a Student Trainee/Intern, you will gain valuable professional, administrative, and/or technical on-the-job training and experience with the opportunity to explore future career possibilities with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
  • The responsibilities described below are for the full performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence, and limited complexity.
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the functional area(s) to which assigned, including responding to routine inquires, maintaining hard copy files, software based files, and preparing/editing correspondence.
  • Prepare, verify, and create reports and presentations for an assortment of briefings or presentations related to the office completing a variety of general administrative or clerical assignments.
  • Prepare, receive, review and verify documents, update and maintain databases.
  • Interact with points of contact within various USCIS offices to acquire, clarify or exchange facts or information needed to complete assignments.
  • Work with Supervisor(s), and/or higher-grade professional(s) on logistic support by aiding with planning, coordinating, and evaluating logistical actions.
  • Communicate in writing and orally when performing assigned duties.

More information here.

Richmond City 30th Citizen's Police Academy

This FREE Citizens Police Academy is designed to introduce citizens to the Richmond Police Department (RPD), improve relationships with RPD, help participants gain knowledge of police operations, develop stronger advocates and promote safety in the community.  Sessions will include, but not be limited to: RPD patrol functions, crime prevention through environmental design, personal safety, hands-on exercises, tours within the Richmond Police Department and so much more.

The Academy will be help Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm, starting March 24th and ending May 12th.

Those interested must complete and return an application before the start of the academy.  To apply, go to

Citizens Police Academy

WHAT IS THE CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY?  This FREE Citizens Police Academy is designed to introduce citizens to the RPD, improve relationships with RPD, help participants gain knowledge of police operations, develop stronger advocates and promote safety in the community. 

WHO MAY ATTEND?  The Academy is perfect for persons interested in a career in law enforcement or who want to learn about the law enforcement profession.  Citizens are expected to attend and participate in at least 80% of the sessions and should have access to transportation for scheduled field trips throughout Richmond. 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER GRADUATION?  Graduates of the Citizens Police Academy officially become Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS).  Members of VIPS are notified of volunteer opportunities, events, special programs and services with RPD.  Graduates may be also called to participate on special boards and planning committees. 


Citizens should complete an application and return before the start of the Academy.  See attached or Applications are available at  Please contact us for additional information.  Email:     

Community Planner - DC Office of Planning

The DC Office of Planning is seeking a Community Planner. The Office of Planning has the lead responsibility for planning the physical and economic development of the District of Columbia, and strategically guiding the preservation, revitalization and development of the city using a diversity of disciplines involving the broader range of stakeholders. This position is in the Citywide Planning Division. The Citywide Planning Division develops and monitors District Elements of the Comprehensive Plan, the District's 20-year blueprint for the city, as well as works with other city agencies and stakeholders to create strategies that help guide, coordinate, and provide analytical support for capital facilities planning and budgeting efforts of individual agencies, including in annual formulation of the District’s multi-billion-dollar Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). The CIP is the District’s 6-year schedule of public investments that provide for the maintenance, renovation, modernization, and/or new construction of District-owned assets, including civic facilities and horizontal infrastructure.

More information here.

Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) - Internal Revenue Service

IRS-CI Special Agents (SAs) are duly sworn federal law enforcement officers throughout all 50 states and US territories including special agent attachés located in 11 countries. As a SA, you will combine your accounting skills with law enforcement skills to investigate financial crimes.
SAs fill a unique niche in the federal law enforcement community due to IRS-CI’s broad jurisdiction of Title 18 and Title 31 crimes, in addition to our primary tax enforcement mission. SAs are known for their financial investigative expertise in areas, such as, tax fraud, public corruption, cybercrimes, narcotics, terrorism, and much more. Today’s sophisticated schemes demand the analytical ability of financial investigators to trace transactions through complex financial records.
The application deadline is November 20, 2020 - for more details and to apply, go to

Postdoctoral Fellow for Academic Diversity

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow beginning August 1, 2020 and ending July 31, 2021. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2020 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

Application Instructions

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications at Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), three reference letters, and copies of recently published articles or working papers. Please email, if you have any questions.

Housing Counseling Services - Community Engagement Specialist

The Housing Counseling Services (HCS) seeks an energetic self-starter to support East of the River tenants in preserving their housing opportunities, building skills, and to benefit from enhanced opportunities.

The Community Engagement Specialist will establish and firm up partnerships with private and public entities in order to create and enhance a series of programs to support tenants. This position will work closely with our Tenant Services Specialists to help to form tenant associations, support the
redevelopment of affordable housing, prevent displacement and engage individuals and the community in efforts to benefit from new investments. The Community Engagement Specialist will also build programs and services to support financial and asset building skills.

Please see the attached PDF for more information.