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Internship Opportunity: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship – Minority Office

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: End of May preferred but not required

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full-time or part-time (full-time preferred) through the summer

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: http://www.sbc.senate.gov/public/

Brief Description of the organization:

The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a standing committee of the United States Senate. It has jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration and is also charged with researching and investigating all problems of American small business enterprises.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Internship Opportunity: National Women’s Business Council Summer Research Fellow

Position Type: Unpaid Fellowship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Dates: Summer 2016

Desired major or interest: The position is open to students of all academic backgrounds, but is particularly suitable for individuals in the following fields: economics, government, sociology, public policy, statistics, and other social sciences and quantitative disciplines.

About the Internship: 

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a Research Fellow to join the team for a three-month minimum term, beginning in May 2016 (specific start date flexible). The Research Fellow will support the Council’s Research team on the mission-critical initiatives of the Council. This is a great opportunity for students looking to apply their knowledge of economics and government in a real-world setting. This fellowship is unpaid and based in Washington, DC. This is a fulltime fellowship, but will consider special circumstances (coursework/other fellowships).

Job Opportunity: Statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau

Position Type: Full-time job

Location: Los Angeles, Denver, Washinton, DC, Atlanta, Chicago

Sector: Government

Desired major or interest: Economics or statistics 

About the Internship: 

Your work assignments will increase your knowledge of probability and sampling, questionnaire design and development, and other statistical theories that are applied to various fields, such as manufacturing, government, public health policy planning, project management and communications.  If you are seeking a challenging career that will allow you to utilize your academic training, experience and analytical skills while furthering your growth and advancement in a survey management and research environment, the Census Bureau would like to recruit you!

Qualifications:

A. You have a bachelor’s or higher degree; AND

Internship Opportunity: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Organization Name: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): Division of Analytics and Surveillance (DAS)

Position Type: This is a SUMMER 2016 internship position.

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government, energy

Start Date: June, 2016

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open after graduation to all majors, preferably with a STEM background

Application Deadline: February 8, 2016

Organization website: http://www.ferc.gov/

Internship Opportunity: Matt Dunne for Vermont

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.  The Rockefeller Center encourages students to become involved in the political process, but such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization. Campaigns are not eligible for internship funding through the Rockefeller Internships Program.                                                                 

Position Type: Campaign Fellow (Unpaid) (Multiple)

Location: Vermont (based in either White River Junction or Burlington)

Sector: Politics, Campaigns

Start Date: Flexible (Spring and/or Summer Term)

Wage or benefits: No pay, but great experience and reference

Time Commitment: Between 10-15, but up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors; interest in politics a plus!

Application Deadline: Rolling

Internship Opportunity: Office of the Governor of Massachusetts: Cabinet Relations

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position type: Intern – Research or Policy Analyst, Cabinet Relations

Location: Boston, MA

Sector: Government

Start date: Immediately – Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer positions available

Time commitment: 10-15 hours minimum per week; Full-time options available

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Desired class year: Open to all undergraduate and graduate class years

Desired major or interest: Seeking undergraduates with interest in public policy and government. Master’s Degree students in business, public policy, organizational behavior or other relevant area will be considered for higher-level policy projects and considered “Fellows”

Application deadline: Rolling

Organization website: Governor of Massachusetts

Internship Opportunity: Office of the Governor of Massachusetts: Office of Access and Opportunity

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position type: Office of Access and Opportunity Intern

Location: Boston, MA

Sector: Government

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Desired class year: Open to all undergraduate class years

Desired major or interest: Interest in learning about state government

Time commitment: 10-15 hours minimum per week; Full-time options available

Application deadline: Rolling

Organization website: Governor of Massachusetts  

Internship Opportunity: The Library of Congress

This is a paid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position type: Paid Junior Fellowship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start date: May 31, 2016

Time commitment: 10 weeks

Application deadline: January 22, 2016

Organization website: Library of Congress

Brief description of the organization: The Library of Congress is the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Commerce: Global Economics Team

 

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. The Rockefeller Center posts such opportunities in an effort to help students prepare for a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization. For more information about the Rockefeller Internships Program please click here 

Job Opportunity: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

This is an opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. The Rockefeller Center posts such opportunities in an effort to help students prepare for a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization. For more information about the Rockefeller Internships Program please click here


Position Type:
Director’s Financial Analyst (two-year fellowship)

Location: Varies

Sector:
Government

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: The CFPB offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

Time Commitment: Full-time

Desired Class Year:
Senior

Application Deadline:
Open from 11/11 - 11/15

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