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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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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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

BPIP Spotlight: Malyse Uwase ’13

Malyse Uwase ’13 Women for Women International, Kigali, Rwanda BPIP Alumni Association Internship Fund Class Year: 2013 Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda Major: International Relations/ Women’s and Gender Studies Campus Activities: Member of: Bucknell African Student Association ( BASA), Essential, Black Student Union (BSU), and Common Ground. I also work for the office of  International Student Services, as well the Women’s and Gender Studies department. What is the most interesting or important thing you took from your Internship this summer? I learned how an NGO such as Women for Women International manages to operate and become successful. I was able to experience […]

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Saturday, March 5th, 2011

University For Peace – Enroll Today!

The application process for the 2011 – 2012 academic year is now open! UPEACE Masters Programs Include: Environmental Security and Peace Environmental Security and Peace – Specialization in Climate Change and Security (CCS) Gender and Peace Building International Law and Human Rights International Law and the Settlement of Disputes International Peace Studies Asia Leaders Programme Media, Peace and Conflict Studies Natural Resources and Peace Peace Education Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace Why study at UPEACE? We are the only university in the United Nations system authorized to offer academic degrees in the field of […]

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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

Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Program

Position: Junior Fellow – Junior Fellowship Program Organization: Stoneleigh  Foundation Location: Harrisburg, PA Deadline: 02/28/11 About the Fellowship: Our Junior Fellowship program has a dual purpose.  First, it cultivates a new generation of leaders in the fields of child welfare and juvenile justice, and allied fields such as education and behavioral.  It provides an opportunity for exceptional recent graduates interested in social policy and public service to work for one year at an organization in the public or non-profit sectors in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. The Fellowship is designed to provide dynamic, hands-on experience for the Junior Fellow resulting in a tangible work product that […]

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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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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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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Hear from fellow students – BPIP Internship Fund Panel Lunch

Interested in interning with a nonprofit this summer and getting paid? The BPIP Internship Fund provides funding for students able to secure full time, unpaid summer internships in the nonprofit/public interest sector.  Come hear past Fund recipients share their stories about the program and what they got from their experiences working in the nonprofit, public service sectors. Featuring: Michael Kurban ’12 International Bridges to Justice, Geneva, Switzerland Malyse Uwase ’13 Women for Women, Kigali, Rwanda Amanda Slaboden ’13 Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA Andrew Lichtenauer ’12 The First Tee, Bronx, NY Claire Munley ’11 Women in Progress, Cape Coast, […]

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Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Public Service Week – 11/1-11/5

We have lots planned for our Public Service Week! Make sure you check out the BRIDGE for more details and to sign up! Monday, November 1, 2010 Luncheon – Why Public Service? Hunt Formal 11:45-1:00 pm Keynote Speakers: Lauren Donnelly ’05, Industry Economist, Federal Railroad Administration Katie Malague ’94, Performance Manager, Office of Management and Budget The Annenberg Speakers Bureau is supporting this on-campus event to educate about the federal workforce and inspire a new generation to serve. Open to all majors; please register on the Bridge Alumni Panel: “Hot Topics in Government” ELC  Forum 5:30-7:00 pm Refreshments will be […]

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Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 BPIP Internship Fund Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2010 Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) Internship Fund Recipients! We can’t wait to hear about the amazing experiences you are having this summer! Gregory Barron ’11 Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Bill and Carol Lenker ’56/’57 BPIP Internship Fund Emily Bruno ’12 New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library of New York, Bronx, NY Association for the Arts BPIP Internship Fund Jeremy Byler ’11 Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Palestine BPIP Alumni Association Internship Fund Patrick Caloz ’13 UCLA Medical School, Encino, CA BPIP Laura Kinney ’81 & Arthur […]

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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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Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Georgetown’s Semester in Washington — Hurry: Apply Now for Summer 2010!

Georgetown University invites you to participate in the Semester in Washington Program-a unique opportunity to intern in the nation’s capital and to live and learn on the Georgetown campus. Click here to apply for summer 2010 now! Gain Experience in Washington Georgetown will arrange an internship in your field of study with a Washington-area congressional office, company, government agency, or nonprofit organization. You’ll develop skills and form connections that will open new doors for your career. Enrich Your Understanding Learn directly from prominent Washington professionals and policy-makers and tackle the most complex issues in your chosen field: * American Politics […]

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