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Free NECoPA registration for students

The Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA) is taking place online on November 6th and 7th, 2020. As a student, you are eligible for complimentary admission. NECoPA is an annual conference of scholars and practitioners of public service, public management, and public policy, and is a collaborative endeavor intended to foster discussions on research and practice in public and nonprofit organizations. 

Details available via link



Success Seminar Series Workshop

Success Seminar Series: Preparing for Your Big Interview

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 from noon to 12:45 p.m.
Not sure how to spice up your virtual interview? Join the Office of Student Experience as guest speaker Megan Hollis from VCU Career Services will provide resources and tips to prepare for remote and physical interviews as a health-care professional. RSVP at the following URL. For more information, contact Chelsea Gary at or visit

Virtual Academy Fall Meeting - National Academy of Public Administration

Virtual Academy Fall Meeting, November 5-10, 2020

The Academy is excited to offer a discounted registration price to students. We encourage you to bring your students. This year, the meeting will focus on the role of public administrators in building resilient communities. 2020 has been a uniquely challenging year--we have a presidential election, a pandemic, and social and racial unrest. How do we continue to build resiliency in our communities, in our networks, and in our nation? This virtual meeting will address those questions through a series of live sessions and a curated section of on-demand sessions.

Student Rate = $59


Register here

Experiencing Americorps Info session!

Monday, November 2nd 

Time 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM 

Wondering what to do after graduation? or maybe need a year away but can't think of a productive way? 

Learn more about a student's experience in working with nonprofits to build homes, distribute donations, or volunteer with the youths across the nation with Americorps 

See attached for details 

Berkley Group Planner- full time position

The Berkley Group is seeking looking for a top candidate to fill an entry-level planner position for Sussex County.  The candidate would work for them technically, but will be assigned in Sussex County and report to the Planning Director within the Berkley Group.

It’s a unique and exciting opportunity, particularly for someone wanting to pursue a planning career. The candidate will need to be personable, intelligent, and motivated. They are eager to hire a VCU student!

Please see the attached. 

To apply, please submit your resume to The position is open until filled. 

VCU Global Education: Education Abroad Policy & Curriculum Integration Intern

The VCU Education Abroad Office is seeking an intern to work remotely for the fall 2020 semester. This intern will need to be enthusiastic, motivated, and an organized self-starter. The Policy & Curriculum Integration Intern position will assist in market and policy research; procedure and policy drafting; international curriculum research and integration with VCU curriculum from various academic departments; international program development; and, provide administrative support to the Education Abroad Office as needed. Possible projects include: revision of major advising sheets, organization and management of course equivalency database and course request form.

The office would love to host an MPA student in need of internship hours :)

See details here:

Please email cover letter, resume and relevant writing samples to:
Stephanie Tignor, Director of Education Abroad,

Public Policy & International Affairs Program's Junior Summer Institute (JSI)

The Public Policy & International Affairs Program's Junior Summer Institute (JSI)'s application is open.

This PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) is a rigorous, intensive seven-week summer program of classes and co-curricular activities promoting the professional and personal development of emerging diverse leaders in public service. The JSI curriculum is structured to introduce or strengthen skills in economics, statistics, policy analysis, writing, and public speaking.

This program is open to students graduating with their first bachelor's degree between December 2021 and August 2022.

Junior Summer Institute Benefits

  • Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Insitute 
  • Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses
  • A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI)
  • University housing with a meal plan
  • Books and related course materials at your JSI
  • GRE preparation assistance and career guidance coaching

Additional benefits upon completion

The Application Deadline is November 15th. 

Learn More and Apply here:

Apply Now to the FY 2021 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program!

The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program (SA) provides U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities with opportunities to participate in short-term seminars abroad to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. In 2021, summer seminars will be offered in Iceland, Morocco, and Mexico.

How to Apply

The FY 2021 Seminars Abroad application is now available on the G5 website at


Visit for details



URSP Intern, Urban Mobility (PAID)

WRI Overview
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. 
The internship offers learning opportunities in sustainable urban mobility, road safety, and new mobility, based within the Ross Center’s Urban Mobility program. As part of the Urban Mobility team, you will take on research and writing in support of ongoing knowledge products, webinars and events. You will also be able to support and participate in our flagship annual event- Transforming Transportation 2021. Topics for this internship will include strategic approaches to road safety, accessibility challenges, political barriers and opportunities to change, or emerging mobility relevant to the developing world. This internship offers the opportunity to connect and work closely with our global team of sustainable mobility and urban development experts, and key stakeholders around the world.
Details available on Handshake

Stafford County Emergency Management office

The Stafford County Emergency Management office is growing!  Please see the job announcement at the link below. The application period closes on 11/01.  

Job Announcement

To Apply:

Newport News Forensic Technician

The Newport News Police department is currently recruiting for a Forensic Technician. The application deadline is Nov. 4th. Use the following link to apply:

Attached is the job description 

Virginia Department of Forensic Science Forensic Evidence Specialist I

The Virginia Department of Forensic Science is seeking a qualified individual to perform part-time, the lockbox deliveries, evidence handling and building security duties at the Central Laboratory in Richmond, Virginia. ork hours will be no more than 29 hours per week within the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The position works closely with the laboratory’s technical and administrative staff.

The application deadline is: Oct. 27th 

See details and apply here:

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judiciary Generalist Intern

This opportunity is within the Office of the Circuit Executive, which provides professional guidance and a wide range of support to all the judges, court staff, and units in the Fourth Circuit. 

Location: Richmond, VA

Application deadline: November 1, 2020

See details via Handshake

Hudson Institute Spring 2021 internships

Hudson Institute is currently recruiting for its Spring 2020 internship program. Areas include: 
Cybersecurity and National Security Strategy Research 
Economic Policy Research
National Security and International Affairs Research
Food Policy Center Research 
Legal, Forum for Intellectual Property 
Asia-Pacific Research 
Center for American Seapower Research 
Political Theory
Public Affairs
Office of Walter Russell Mead Research Intern
South & Central Asia Research
Transatlantic Relations Research 
U.S. Grand Strategy and History  
Application deadline: October 30, 2020 5:00 PM 
Location: Washington DC (onsite)
For details and to apply visit:

U.S Senator Patty Murray Winter 2021 Legislative Internship

Senator Murray is seeking paid legislative and press interns in D.C. and constituent service interns in the Seattle, Spokane and Vancouver state offices. Applicants should be eager to learn more about the legislative process, and want to be part of a hardworking team, dedicated to serving the citizens of Washington State.
**As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all internship programs will be conducted remotely until further notice. Relocating to the DC area for DC internships is not necessary, nor is relocating to Seattle, Spokane, or Vancouver for state internships. Should you have any questions about this, please contact the appropriate intern coordinator.**
Upcoming Application Deadlines for Internships:
November 8th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST for Winter/Spring 2021 (January-May)
April 4th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PST for Summer 2021 (June-September)
August 1st, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PST for Fall 2021 (March – May)
See details and apply via Handshake

Kimley-Horn Intern - Environmental Science (Richmond, VA)

Richmond, VA office is looking for an Environmental Science Intern join our team. Interested candidates must have a willingness to perform general tasks supporting various projects including environmental, transportation planning, traffic operations, roadway design, and land development/site civil design projects.

Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Field support
  • GIS mapping 
  • Data analysis 
  • Agency coordination
  • Report writing

*Environmental Science minors/double majors*

To view details and apply visit the following link  Requisition Number: INTER07409