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Steps to a Federal Pathways Internship for Students and Recent Grads

Tuesday, September, 24 

12:00- 12:50 pm 

Raleigh Building room 1013

Are you interested in applying for student and recent graduate opportunities with the Federal Government? Not sure what steps to take to help reach your goals? Come to this workshop hosted by the Office of Student Success to learn helpful tips for navigating and submitting a quality application.

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Nonprofit Careers Revealed Career Panel

Hear from professionals working in nonprofit roles to learn about their experiences working at a nonprofit organization.

Date: Tuesday September 24, 4:00-5:00 pm
Location: SGA Senate Chambers, first floor of Student Commons

Get in Gear Event: United States Capitol Police information session

Thursday, September 26th

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm 

Raleigh Building room 1013

The Wilder School's Office of Student Success is hosting an open information session featuring the United States Capitol Police department. If you are interested in learning more about the types of employment and internship opportunities that exist with the U.S. Capitol Police, please join us!

This is a great opportunity to enter federal law enforcement! 

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Job Search & Career Fair Pregame workshop

Thursday, Sept. 26th

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Raleigh Building room 1013

Are you not sure how to prepare for a career fair, does the job search process feel a bit overwhelming? Please join us for the Wilder School Job Search & Career Fair Pregame workshop. Come and learn strategies for navigating these tasks. Melinda Snyder with VCU Career Services will be presenting!

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Common Book Panel 9/26

In conjunction with Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2019 Common Book, "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City", the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at VCU will host a panel discussion on eviction policy and the impact of housing instability. 

The panel, “Eviction Beyond the Numbers: Community Impacts and Policy Landscape of Housing Instability,” will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required.  To register, go to

"Race In Academia" Symposium 9/24

You are cordially invited to attend the 2019 Wilder Symposium. This year’s symposium will feature a panel discussion among Makola Abdullah, Ph.D., president of Virginia State University; Ronald Crutcher, D.M.A., president of the University of Richmond; Paula Pando, Ed.D., president of Reynolds Community College; and Michael Rao, Ph.D., president of VCU. Alvin Schexnider, Ph.D., former executive vice president and interim president at Norfolk State University and former president of Thomas Nelson Community College, will serve as moderator.

When: Tuesday, September 24th from 3 to 5pm

Where: The W.E. Singleton Center for the Arts, 922 Park Ave., Richmond, Va 23219

It's free to attend!  We hope to see you there!

PASA Speaker Series

Join PASA on Wednesday, September 25 from 7-8pm in Room B001 of the Raleigh building for discussion on criminal justice, reducing recidivism, and building a non-profit with Tom Barbour, co-founder of the Virginia Holistic Justice Initiative.  There will be free refreshments!

Forum - Restorative Justice: Its Role in Criminal Justice Reform

We are pleased that 27 organizations from around Virginia are coming together to hold this forum, Restorative Justice: Its Role in Criminal Justice Reform, on September 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Richmond Police Academy at 1201 W. Graham Rd., Richmond, VA 23220.  Hopefully this collaborative effort will be the beginning of a broader reform effort in Virginia.

The opening keynote includes Paul Taylor and Weldon "Prince" Bunn who sometimes speak on their prison experience to Richmond public school students. They will be joined by a young woman whose boyfriend was murdered in the car when she was next to him. They will open the program by talking about the healing that occurred for all of them when Paul and Prince facilitated a practice RJ circle for her to address that murder--highlighting the extraordinary potential of Restorative Justice.

You will see in the attached program that the presentations will be representative of many different perspectives and expertise in Restorative Justice.

There is no cost to this Forum, and lunch is included.  To register, go to

Property Officer-City of Fairfax Police Department (Temporary)

The City of Fairfax Police Department is looking for a full-time temporary contract person to fill the posititon of Property Officer. The Property Officer is responsible for all property management and evidence storage for the Police Department. Property management includes maintaining, purchasing, and stocking all department issued unifrom and equipment. The Property Officer ensures compliance with all State and local laws regarding the storage and disposition of property and evidence.

Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and polygraph exam required.

Salary: $24.67-$40.79 (based on experience) 

For more information and to apply, click here:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities-Spring 2020 Interns

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is one of the nation's leading nonprofits working on public policy issues affecting low-income families and individuals. It has a national reputation for conducting rigorous research and analysis, developing policy ideas and strategies, shaping a broad array of policy debates at the federal and state levels, and influencing policy outcomes. The Center seeks highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students (including law), as well as recent graduates, in the following areas for full-and occasionally part-time paid internships: Communications, Government Affairs, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Policy, and Family Income Support

Required Application Material:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
  • References (contact information for two references)

Application deadline: October 7, 2019

Apply here:

Housing Specialist-City of Falls Church

The City of Falls Church Housing and Human Services Unit is recruiting for a Housing Specialist I. The Housing Specialist will contribute to meeting the needs of City residents through the development, coordination, and administration of affordable housing programs.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree;
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing housing programs;
  • Ability to understand and explain financial transactions as it relates to housing development;
  • General knowledge of finance, market analysis, public and private funding, tax credits;
  • Experience with Excel.

This is a full time salaried position of at least 40 hours per week. 

Salary & Benefits
Hiring salary range $53,643-$71,104, depending on experience. Benefits include comprehensive benefits package including: pension plan, deferred compensation plan, health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spending account, college savings plan, life & long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, credit union membership, free parking, and more.

For more information and to apply visit,

Code Compliance Inspector - County of Henrico Dept. of Community Revitalization

Henrico County's Department of Community Revitalization seeks a Code Compliance Inspector.  The Code Compliance Inspector is responsible for accurately interpreting and enforcing the requirements of Chapters 10 and 24 of the Henrico County Code of Ordinances; performing all types of inspections, reviews, and enforcement work in connection with Chapters 10 and 24 of the County Code under close supervision; and doing related work as required.

The deadline to apply is October 7, 2019 - go to for more information and to apply.

Student Volunteer Intern - Governmental Accountability Office

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) seeks non-paid student volunteers to encourage interest in public service careers and provide valuable work experience. As a non-paid volunteer, a student will gain first- hand experience within GAO's work environment, learn about the federal government and perform a variety of tasks related to supporting GAO activities.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2019 - go to for more details and to apply.

Air Force College Premier Summer Intern Program (PAID)

The Air Force Civilian Service is pleased to announce the Air Force College Premier Summer Intern Program. Students in their junior year of a full-time baccalaureate program will be able to apply for a full-time paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session prior to their senior year.

The deadline to apply is November 12, 2019 - go to for more details and to apply.

Student Trainee (Program Analyst) - Office of Inspector General (PAID)

The Pathways Internship Program provides students enrolled in educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in federal agencies, gain valuable on-the-job experience, and explore careers while still in school. The program provides meaningful developmental work with the objective of preparing the student for placement into the agency's permanent workforce.

The deadline to apply is September 27, 2019 - go to for more details and to apply.

Student Trainee (Graduate Policy) - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (PAID)

Internship opportunity is available in the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP), Supervisory Policy Branch. 

1. Developing consumer protection and fair lending policy, regulations, and guidance for examiners and the banking industry.

2. Developing the examination policies and procedures used by DCP compliance examiners.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.


The deadline to apply is September 26, 2019 - go to for more details and to apply.