Sunday, February 13th, 2011

D.C. Career Fair – 3/3; Sign up by 2/24

Interested in Government? Nonprofit? Public service? Public Affairs? Working in the D.C. Area? Then come to the Bucknell D.C. Career Fair on 3/3 –RSVP on the BRIDGE by 2/24 This fair brings students to Washington, DC to meet representatives from organizations and network with Bucknell alumni, parents, and friends. It provides an opportunity to discuss career paths with participants and learn about participants’ organizations, and any current or future openings — volunteer, internship or full time. It will focus on organizations and opportunities within government, nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, as well as public interest and public service related work in […]

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Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship

The Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship, which includes one $5,000 grant for one student each year, is part of the Tisdale Fellowship program, a summer internship available to undergraduate and graduate students.  Any student, undergraduate or graduate, who is interested in diversity and ethics issues, and in learning about high-tech public policy issues, can apply for this Fellowship. The Fellowship has two main elements: 1) Internship:  Fellows participate an eight-week internship in the government relations office of a leading high technology company or association.  In the recent past, fellows have interned at such companies as Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics and Monster Worldwide, […]

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Monday, January 17th, 2011

Gold Star

Our career center has been awarded the Gold level of certification from OUT for Work. What does that mean? Well for one it means that we’ve been recognized as a good career center 🙂 The certification evaluates us on three main criteria: Gauge the current tools and available resources focused on how to be “out” in the workplace. Assess the quality and quantity of LGBTQ materials available to students Assess the willingness of career centers to host or attend LGBTQ & Ally career conferences Certification includes access for our students to the LGBTQ Career Resources Library, which serves as a […]

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Friday, January 14th, 2011

BPIP Info Sessions

Students who want to explore careers in the non-profit and public service 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 interest careers and helps students learn about organizations in the public interest sector that may offer both full-time jobs and summer internships.  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 Fund helps students to gain valuable experience in their field of […]

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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

PLEN is still accepting applications for the 2011 Women & Public Policy Summer Internship!

PLEN’s Women and Public Policy Summer Internship in Washington, DC May 23-July 29, 2011 Deadline to apply: Friday, December 31st The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)’s internship program is unique because it offers small, women-centered programs that focus on connecting students with talented and successful women leaders here in Washington.  PLEN offers support and encouragement to students throughout their time in Washington, acting as an advocate and resource for PLEN interns. We give each participant individualized attention from the very start, carefully placing her in a challenging internship that matches her skills and interests.  Throughout their summer in Washington, PLEN […]

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Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Women & Public Policy Seminar in D.C. – Deadline Extended!

PLEN’s Women & Public Policy Seminar in Washington, DC, January 10-14, 2011 ***DEADLINE TO REGISTER EXTENDED!*** The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity for women students to learn first-hand how many different ways an individual can make and influence public policy on January 10-14, 2011. Students may now choose to focus on policy tracks in Finance, Education, Sustainability, or Healthcare! They’re taught by women who influence national policy every day: top legislative staffers, White House officials and federal agency leaders, nonprofit advocates and corporate lobbyists.  These women immerse the students in the major issues of the […]

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Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Women & Science/Technology Policy Seminar in Washington, DC

Women science majors who want to explore what life is like as a science advisor to the President, the head of an Institute at NIH, or a congressional staffer influencing the government’s research agenda, should sign up for PLEN’s Women & Science/Technology Policy Seminar in Washington, DC, January 3-7, 2011: Women & Science/Technology Policy Seminar in Washington, DC The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) will be holding its 12th Women & Science/Technology Policy Seminar January 3-7, 2011 for women students who are considering a career in science or health policy. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for women students to discover […]

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Friday, October 8th, 2010

Goldman Sachs Diversity and Women’s Conference

Fall 2010 Federation Women & Diversity Conference Date & Time: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Venue: Goldman Sachs New York/New Jersey Campus Application Deadline: Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 11:59pm The following Goldman Sachs divisions are sponsoring the event, where you will have the opportunity to learn about our Full Time and Summer Analyst opportunities, and network with our professionals: Operations Global Compliance Technology Legal Internal Audit Finance Human Capital Management Services To attend the event and apply for a full time or summer analyst position, please submit an online application at www.gs.com/careers. When filling out […]

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

International Career Resources

International Careers Consortium Helpful resources including an article: “When in the process do I reveal that I am an international student?” that also gives advice about how to talk about the H1-B with potential employers, DISCO career information for Japanese speaking students and resources for Spanish and Portuguese bilinguals. Article: DHS Extends OPT from 12 to 29 months for Foreign STEM Students National Association of Colleges and Employers U.S. Dept of Labor Foreign Labor Certification Disclosure Data A searchable database of employers who have applied to hire foreign workers. Going Global: One of the more comprehensive sources of international job […]

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

BPIP Internship Fund Fall Info Sessions

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 will be in  March 2011, for the summer 2011. Information […]

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Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Diversity Dessert Reception

Monday, September 20, 2010 7:00 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. Terrace Room, Elaine Langone Center The Career Development Center would be delighted to have your presence at the Diversity Dessert Reception. This tasty event gives you the opportunity to meet and greet visiting employers on the evening prior to the Employer Expo! Walk-ins are welcome, you can also RSVP to recruiting@bucknell.edu

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Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Women, Law & Public Policy Seminar in Washington, DC

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) will be holding its 21st Women, Law & Public Policy Seminar November 12-14, 2010 for women students who are considering law school as a prelude to a career in public policy. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for women students to learn first-hand how many different ways an individual can make and influence public policy with and without a law degree.  They’re taught by Supreme Court Justices or their clerks, Members of Congress and top legislative staffers, White House officials and federal agency leaders, nonprofit advocates and corporate lobbyists, and lawyers with public interest law […]

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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

7 Great Job Hunting Tips for College Students With Disabilities

I came across this helpful article, by Andrea Parker, with tips and resources for people with disabilities to think about and plan for in the job search and wanted to share with everyone as these tips are great to keep in mind for anyone! 7 Great Job Hunting Tips for College Students With Disabilities It is essential for people with disabilities to have a plan when job hunting. It is helpful to obtain some job hunting strategies in order to make this process easier. The following are some job hunting tips for college age people with disabilities: Find Mentors – […]

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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

DATE CHANGE! Bucknellians in Government Networking Event now 7/21

In the D.C area for the summer? Make sure you sign up and stop by for our annual Bucknellians in Government event on: July 21st (rescheduled from July 14th) 6:00 – 8:00 pm Carnegie Endowment Conference Center, Washington, DC RSVP on the BRIDGE by July 14th This is a Bucknell only event where students and recent graduates interested in government careers are invited to attend. This networking event featuring Bucknellians currently working in or involved with government will give Alumni and Parents a chance to speak with students about how they got started, share what a typical day is like […]

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Monday, June 21st, 2010

Don’t Forget about the Public Service Career and Internship Fair on July 14!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network with representatives from more than 75 federal agencies at the Eighth Annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair, hosted by the Partnership for Public Service. This year’s event will take place on July 14 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE and open to the public! Agencies will be recruiting for a variety of internships and entry-level jobs including: Special Agents Engineers Program Analysts Financial Specialists Environmental Scientists IT Specialists Economists Contract Specialists And more! The Public Service Career and Internship Fair is a one […]

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