Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

CDC Summer Networking: DC, LA, NYC – oh my!

Campus is just too quiet with you gone so we’ve decided to venture out of little old Lewisburg. We’ve got some great programs happening in 3 different cities this summer that you will not want to miss. Washington, DC – June 9 DC Career Networking Night & Alumni Panel: Monday, June 9; 6-8:30pm; Sign up on the BRIDGE by 6/8 Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Please join the DC Club of Washington, DC, for a career networking night with alumni, parents, and current students. The program will be a panel, “Where’s the Global Economy Taking […]

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

June DC Career Networking Night

Please join the DC Club of Washington, DC on June 9th for a career networking night with alumni, parents, and current students.  This event will be from 6:00-8:30 pm with the program starting promptly at 7:00 pm. The program will be a panel discussion with three alumni discussing the global economy and moderated by Economics Professor, Berhanu Nega. June 9, 2014 |  6:00-8:30pm | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,  1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 “Where’s the Global Economy Taking the Jobs?” The focus will be on where skilled jobs are going and why. A panel of business people […]

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

DC Career Fair – Sign up by 2/19

DC Career Fair Tuesday, February 25 GAO Building, Washington, DC 6 – 8 pm Transportation available | Sign up by 2/19 The purpose of this event is to offer students an environment to network with alumni, parents and representatives from the public and private sectors about their career paths, organizations and any volunteer, internship and full-time opportunities.  Emphasis is on careers and opportunities that relate to government, the public sector and the public interest. Dress is business attire. See what companies are coming BUS TRANSPORTATION is available from campus. A bus will leave from the Weis Center at 1:30 pm […]

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Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Capitol Hill Internship Spotlight: Amanda Ayers ’14

Amanda Ayers ’14 interned with the House of Representatives, Ways & Means Committee (Majority) this summer with the help of the Capitol Hill Internship Fund, which provides a stipend of $300 per week up to $3,000 for students able to secure a Capitol Hill internship. Here’s a spotlight of her experience: My Experience: This past summer, I was given the opportunity to intern with the House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee. This was my third consecutive summer being on Capitol Hill, after having previously worked for a personal office (Rep. Frank Wolf) and another committee (the House Committee on […]

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Monday, September 16th, 2013

A Look Inside D.C.:The role of NGOs and Non-Profits in Washington

Come take a look inside D.C. and the role of NGOs and non-profits in Washington with Emily Seldin ’11 and Wes Pyron ’12. Monday, September 23rd | Noon | Bertrand Library Traditional Reading Room Lunch will be provided, sign up on the BRIDGE by Friday, September 20 The President and Congress are arguably the most recognizable figures in American Politics. While these leaders create, debate, and pass countless legislative acts, it is the non-profits, think tanks, and other public policy forces that truly drive political policy in our nation’s capital. These groups of motivated, hard-working individuals conduct research and advocate […]

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Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Capitol Hill Internship Spotlight: Jeannie Means ’14

Jennie Means ’14 interned with Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-2) this summer with the help of the Capitol Hill Internship Fund, which provides a stipend of $300 per week up to $3,000 for students able to secure a Capitol Hill internship. Here’s a spotlight of her experience: My Experience: I interned in the office of Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02) in Washington, DC this past summer. In addition to completing regular office duties and Capitol tours, I was fortunate to work in an office that gives true responsibility and trust to its interns. I authored legislative memos on pending legislation in various […]

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

DC Career Fair – 2/26; Sign up 2/22

If you are interested in government, public service, and non-profit sectors the D.C Career Fair is the place to go! Tuesday, February 26 –Sign up Deadline is 2/22 6:00 – 8:00 pm GAO Building, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC Transportation Available (Reserve your spot by 2/22) Check out the Registered Employers This exclusive Bucknell event offers students an opportunity to network with alumni, parents and representatives from the Government, Non-Profit and Public Affairs sectors about their career paths, organizations and any volunteer, internship and full-time opportunities they presently have or plan to have available in the future. Students must […]

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Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Learn about the Capitol Hill Internship Program

Dream of working in State or Local Government, or on Capitol Hill? Then you should come learn about the  Capitol Hill Internship Program. The program: is open to all undergraduates, offers a stipend of up to $3,000 for the summer to selected student, and has competitive application process. Learn more about the application requirements and details about the program at one of the following the information sessions: Mon Sep 10, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, ELC 217 Thu Sep 27, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, ELC 217 Mon Oct 15, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, ELC 217 Mon Oct 29, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, ELC 217 Wed […]

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Congrats to the 2012 Capitol Hill Internship Fund Recipients!

7 students are the lucky (after a lot of hard work) recipients of a stipend this summer to help them gain experience on The Hill provided through the Capitol Hill Internship Fund. The Capitol Hill Internship Program was established in 2005 to provide internship opportunities in Washington, DC or local Congressional districts for students who are interested in learning more about the Legislative Branch. This program provides a stipend of $300 per week up to a maximum of $3,000 for the summer for students who are able to secure an unpaid, non-credit internship. The application deadline is late November/early December. […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2012

DC Career Fair March 1st – Sign up by 2/22

D.C Career Fair Thursday, March 1st –Sign up Deadline is 2/22 6:00 – 8:00 pm GAO Building, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC Transportation Available (Reserve your spot by 2/27) Registered Employers This exclusive Bucknell event offers students an opportunity to network with alumni, parents and representatives from the Government, Non-Profit and Public Affairs sectors about their career paths, organizations and any volunteer, internship and full-time opportunities they presently have or plan to have available in the future. Students must register on the BRIDGE and go to 1 of the 2 Prep Sessions: Monday, February 27,  5:00-5:30 pm, Olin 268 […]

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Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Bucknell Public Interest Program Internship Fund

Students who want to explore careers in the non-profit and government sectors have a great resource right here on campus: the Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) and the BPIP Internship Fund. BPIP educates students about non-profit and public service careers, and helps students learn about how to find internships and jobs in these sectors. The BPIP Internship Fund provides financial support for undergraduate students (first-year students, sophomores, and juniors), who have secured full-time, unpaid summer internships with non-profit organization and government offices. The application process is competitive and the deadline is March 26, 11:59 pm, on the BRIDGE. Learn more […]

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Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Partnership for Public Service “Go Government” Series on Vimeo

Good news! If you missed when we offered space to come and watch a great student webinar series on Working for the Federal Government in the Fall you can catch up on the series (and more) now on the Partnership for Public Service’s new vimeo channel…and Winter Break is a great time to do it! This series is brought to you by the Partnership for Public Service staff, agency recruiters, federal interns and graduates who recently received offers for federal jobs. It was designed specifically for individuals seeking government jobs and internships to learn how to best leverage their skills […]

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Monday, October 24th, 2011

Public Service Week!

Starting the week of Oct. 31st we will be hosting our second annual Public Service Week, where we bring you lots of great panels, alumni talks, lunches and networking opportunities to learn more about the Public Service Sector. Be sure to check the BRIDGE for additional details and to sign up for events (lots of them have FREE FOOD and limited space so RSVPs are required) Here’s what we have planned for you this year: Tuesday, November 1 Lunch: Capitol Hill Internship Program ELC 241, Noon Past Capitol Hill interns will share their experiences with students who are interested in […]

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Monday, September 5th, 2011

Capitol Hill Internship Program

The Capitol Hill Internship Program is a competitive summer internship program that provides a stipend of $300 per week up to $3,000 for students able to secure a Capitol Hill internship provided the internship is unpaid and not for academic credit. The application process is competitive; the deadline to apply is December 1, 2011. Application requirements and details about the Program will be provided at the information session: Wed Sep 21, 5:00 – 6:00pm,  ELC 217 Wed Oct 5, Noon – 1:00pm, ELC 217 Tue Oct 18, 5:00 – 6:00pm, ELC 217 Information Sessions with McAllister & Quinn Tue Nov […]

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Monday, August 29th, 2011

NEW RESOURCE: Opportunities in Public Affair Jobs (OPA Jobs)

The CDC is proud to bring you yet another new resource for your job hunting: Opportunities in Public Affairs (OPA)! Opportunities in Public Affairs is, “the #1 source of job vacancies on Capitol Hill, in Congressional Offices, on Committees; and the best source of “off-the-hill” Legislative and Policy and Public Affairs jobs.” Opportunities in Public Affairs collects and publishes job opportunities that are not typically advertised in other sources, especially the sought-after “Hill” jobs.  This subscription will help YOU find the jobs of your choice by giving you access to hundreds of the best current job opportunities and internships in […]

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