Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Bucknell Public Service Network (BPSN) Field Trip to DC

If you are going to the DC Career Fair consider attending this pre-fair field trip hosted by the Bucknell Public Service Network (BPSN) for even more chances to hear what it’s like to work in the public service sector and NETWORK! Space is limited to the first {lucky} 20 students – Sign up on the BRIDGE by 2/21 1.Visit the Public Affairs Council and here from an alumna VP-the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide with a mission to advance the field of public affairs and to provide members with the executive education and expertise they need […]

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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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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) Internship Fund

The BPIP Internship Fund provides funding for selected 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 study and enhances Bucknell’s strong reputation in the workforce. The stipend amount is $3,000 and the application process is competitive. Students are strongly urged to attend one of the BPIP Internship Fund Information Sessions (all held in ELC 217): Friday, February 8th at 4pm Tuesday, February 12th at 1pm Thursday, February 21st at Noon Monday, March 4th at Noon – […]

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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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Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Show Me John Legend

That you did Bucknell, that you did. And now I’m going to take something cool and turn it into career advice. I know…I hope I don’t ruin it for you. Last night I attended the John Legend talk and performance and was blown away, much like the rest of the crowd (at least according to Twitter).  I don’t know if it’s just because I work at the CDC or not but I felt like his talk was very much about careers; not being afraid to take risks, following your passion, trying something new, failing and starting over. His talk had […]

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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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Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Alumni Talk and Lunch: Federal Hiring – Understanding the Process

Ali (Zimmerer) Rivera ’08, Contract Specialist, Department of Homeland Security will be back on campus for Homecoming and is hosting a talk and luncheon outlining the Federal Hiring Process on Friday, October 21 at Noon in the Willard Smith Library (Vaughn Literature Building). Ali  will discuss the federal hiring process and give pointers on creating a federal resume and how to use the USAJOBS.gov website using her own account to walk you through the process.  The Library is reserved until 4:00 pm, so you can come by anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 pm with your resume and questions.  Lunch will […]

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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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Monday, June 6th, 2011

Congrats to the 2011 BPIP Internship Fund Recipients!

40 remarkably hardworking students are the happy recipients of a stipend that will help them gain valuable experience from a non-paid internship in the non-profit or public sectors.  The BPIP Internship stipend is funded entirely through the generous donations of alumni, parents and friends of Bucknell. Since it’s founding in 2001, the BPIP Internship Fund has assisted over 200 students in pursuing internship experiences in the public interest sector. Check out who they are and what they are doing this summer here. To learn more about the program, check out pictures, and see spotlights of past recipients please visit the […]

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Friday, April 8th, 2011

The Fund for the Public Interest is hiring for the summer!

Are you interested in having more than just a regular summer job? Are you interested in fighting to protect the environment and promoting human rights? Do you want to make a difference this summer? If you answered ‘YES’ to any of the questions above then read on… The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization. Since 1982, they have worked to build support and win campaigns for some of the best progressive organizations across the country, including the Sierra Club, the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. Their mission is to help these groups take on […]

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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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Monday, February 21st, 2011

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Bill Durland ’53 – Human Rights Attorney, Legislator, Activist

“Law and Human Rights: A Life of Speaking Truth to Power with Dr. Bill Durland ’53 – Attorney, Legislator, Educator, Author and Activist” Speaker – Dr. Bill Durland ’53, Human Rights Attorney, Legislator, Activist Date: Monday, February 28 Time: 5:30 pm – Free Dinner! Where: ELC Refectory Dr. William Durland ’53 will share his experiences as a human rights lawyer specializing in international, constitutional, and governmental law.  He is presently practicing public interest law as the Executive Director of the Center on Law and Human Rights. The Center’s cases have been primarily in the areas of conscientious objection, civil disobedience, soldiers’ […]

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