Saturday, January 30, 2010

You Ought to be in Pictures

It's a rare special-attention-Saturday edition for this exceptional opportunity:

Motion Picture Association of America
- Press Assistant, Corporate Communications

Fast-paced Washington, DC communications office is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated press assistant. Needs to be a self-starter with strong writing abilities. Prior communications office experience preferred. Responsibilities will include sending out morning news clip compilations to senior staff, monitoring blog postings, assisting with news release preparation and event management, issue research, fielding initial media calls, creating and managing media lists, and providing general administrative support to the Vice President of Corporate Communications. Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to Must include salary requirement to be considered for this position. The MPAA is an equal opportunity employer. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Friday, January 29, 2010

You vs. von Willebrand

Fresh from our inbox to your computer screen: Manager/Director of Public Policy with eHealth Initiative. Applicants should have strong knowledge of healthcare policy, familiarity with current health information technology issues, and experience working with Congress or the Administration.

George Washington University (scroll through titles or use job number):
Hostelling International-USA is looking for a tech-savvy Online Engagement Manager to activate their online presence. Successful candidate will have impeccable communication skills and have proven success and expertise in email list management and navigating the social media landscape – $60k – search abetted by Fission Strategy.

Gifts in Kind InternationalManager, Fundraising & Special Events – $40k-$50k

This multinational plasma protein biotherapeutics industry firm researches, develops, and manufacturs biotherapies that are used to treat serious and rare conditions, include coagulation disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease, immune deficiencies and genetic emphysema. So we assume that Senior Manager, Federal Government Affairs with CSL Behring is a rather intense and rewarding opportunity – and we'll be rooting for you. Can also search here, using job ID KOP0260.

All of these Discovery Communications opportunities are at the Silver Spring, MD mothership - and there's more nation- and world-wide with the self-proclaimed number one non-fiction media company:
MDB Communications seeks agency-savvy Account Managers to work on integrated marketing accounts spanning all media, from traditional to online advertising, and everything in between.

You (and/or we) shouldn't be too surprised that the job notices from the Society of Human Resources Management are particularly detailed & comprehensive. Metro-easy Old Town, Alexandria location:
Boy Scouts of America , National Capitol Council – Interns , Marketing & Videography (scroll down)

A little outside our usual focus – but surely there’s some interest out there in a job like Director, Global Partnerships/Lifestyle Brands (search job # 563293) with Marriott. Responsibilities include developing the strategic direction, representing the brands’ business interests, and building relationships with key executives at partner organizations. Your un-boxed thinking is apparently key to the enterprise.

Heritage Foundation
If you're hired on as Recruiting Coordinator/Employment Advisor with Georgetown University, we ask that you share this humble enterprise with the Hoya youth - fair enough? Low $40k.

Powell-Tate has some new-to-newish spots open in the DC office - follow links:
  • Public Affairs/Communications Specialist - experience on Capitol Hill or with advocacy groups, political campaigns or PR firms is preferred, bonus points for candidates with experience in international relations, trade, climate change, global development - and fluency in Spanish.
  • Senior Digital Producer - 3-5 years of relevant digital communications experience; strong knowledge of social media & digital communications; excellent writing, copy-editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Digital Director - Proven success owning and managing complex projects and teams; excels working with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Digital Architect, User Experience - Strong understanding of the principles of web usability, accessibility, interface design, information architecture, user research; knowledge of HTML, DHTML, Flash, JavaScript and related interactions.
ARD, Inc. is currently accepting expressions of interest from potential Director of Communications candidates for work with the essential Famine Early Warning System Network. Experience working in the international development arena, particularly in the area of food security and famine prevention desired.

Additional opportunities with World Relief, added since our since our widely-viewed Relief & Humanitarian Jobs Special (or maybe we just missed them the first time):
More for your far-flung-Friday (or alternately, flyover-state-Friday) wants and needs: Editor/Team Leader for Web & Social Media with the KU Endowment in Lawrence, KS. Requires superb interviewing, copyediting and editorial ability.

University of Maryland:
Emerson Corp. seeks PAC/Admin Assistant to work in fast-paced, high-demand government relations office. Not for the faint of heart, as they reiterate the demanding (but rewarding) component of the position.

Your resource(s) of the day - looks like there are some new positions available via Staffing Advisors - get the jump, as we'll probably reference some of them on Monday. And we've always been a fan of their useful and oft-updated Search Firm Insider blog.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Just the Jobs, Please

1) ACDI/VOCAProject Coordinator, Agribusiness

2) American Constitution SocietyAssociate Director of Programs

3) American Urological Association FoundationSenior Manager, Foundation & Corporate Relations – AUA admin opportunities also available

4-6) BAE Systems:
7) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Energy Secutiry Initiative – $38k-$40k

8) California Healthcare InstituteAssociate Director, Federal Gov’t Relations & Programs (pdf) – DC-based

9) Center for Strategic & International StudiesResearch Fellow – to Scholl Chair in International Business

10) FLIRGeneral Office/Marketing Communications Specialist – can also search here, using DC location

11-14) Food & Water Watch:
15) Health Industry Distributors AssociationDirector, Policy & Research

16) Institute for the Theory and Practice of International RelationsSurvey Methodologist/Project Manager – $35k-$50k – located at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.

17-20) International Republican Institute – can also search here:
21) Kaiser PermanenteDirector, Public Policy & Gov't Relations – can also search here, using job # 012631

22) Leadership Metro RichmondPresident & CEO (look for link under news & events on right side of homepage) – Richmond, Va. – apply by Feb. 12

23-25) MS&L:
26) National Association of State Budget OfficersExecutive Coordinator

27) National Healthcare Anti-fraud AssociationCoordinator, Administrative Services

28) National Public Pension CoalitionAdmin Assistant – half-time, 21 hrs/wk – $18k-$25k

29-33) Open Society Institute – New York:
34-35) Optical Society of America:
36) Peabody EnergyAdministrator, Federal Gov't Relations

37-38) Pew Charitable Trusts:
39) Sage/JDGAccount Exec & Account Director

40) Unknown non-profit environmental communications organizationContent & Web Strategy Specialist

41) Women’s Learning PartnershipProgram & Communications Associate

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Location Location Vocation

Steps to great spots, miles from Roanoke, halfway around the world - we've got your job-search needs covered near and far.

Johns Hopkins-affiliated Jhpiego seeks Senior Communications Specialist to develop a communications plan and strategy to promote their Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program. Requirements include at least 4 years’ experience in the communications/PR, along with demonstrated track record of successful event promotion, program coordination, project management and media outreach. Baltimore, MD. Admin and program positions – Baltimore and worldwide – also available.

New vacancies with the American Petroleum Institute:
  • Design Associate, Communications – proficiency in a cross-platform Macintosh/PC environment with QuarkXpress, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash; knowledge of design, communications, marketing and branding is essential.
  • Director Federal Relations, Tax – minimum of five years of congressional, trade association GR or related experience; significant work with or on congressional tax-writing committees.
  • Coordinator, Global Industry Services – proven managerial skills required along with ability to analyze, develop, establish and maintain efficient office workflow and admin processes.
Social Media Specialist is the latest opportunity with the Association of American Medical Colleges. Several admin/technical spots also recently posted; Intern info also available.

Steps from disparate but DCPA+CJ-approved dining choices Delhi Dhaba and Rays the Steaks. Plus, Galaxy Hut* is just a few blocks further up Wilson! If all that’s not enough for you, PAC Manager with the Associated General Contractors is likely also a fine/rewarding job for candidates familiar with federal election law & how things really get done on Capitol Hill.

Fresh from the US Chamber of Commerce:
MSI brings you multiple Foreign Service Limited positions available in Afghanistan & Pakistan. Previous USAID experience and relevant language skills desired – as well as a good level of physical fitness.

PFLAG seeks Media & Online Strategy Manager is to manage all aspects of online content and strategy, including website, e-newsletters, and social media. Your skill set should include 6 years of professional work specifically developing web and online content, including writing for the web and e-publications.

National Academy for State Health Policy
The Center for Independent Media is looking add a pair of Editors to the masthead for their Washington Independent and future-launching American Independent properties.

Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women FoundationDirector of Development – 4-to-6 years development experience required – Baltimore, MD

Jobs with URAC, an independent, nonprofit promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs:
ShoeRevolt seeks Media Relations Intern to pitch & secure traditional print, broadcast and social networking coverage for human trafficking issue; will also assist with updates to their nascent website.

Ferrum College seeks resumes for Director of Public Relations slot by Jan. 28. We’ll save you some additional research: 35 miles/one hour’s drive South of Roanoke, Va.

Dept. of the ArmyCongressional Affairs Specialist – $72k-$97k – job ID: NEHT10001332D – apply by Feb. 1

Office of the Secretary of the ArmyCongressional Liaison Representative – $50k-$115k – job ID: NEHT10007345D – apply by Feb. 4

American Jewish Committee – New York, except as noted:
Important-sounding company: Strategic Partnerships, LLC. Impressive-sounding position: Senior Vice President. Your sterling credentials should include: education and workforce experience dealing at very senior levels of government/private sector with excellent writing & communications skills.

Revenue Watch promotes the responsible management, transparency and citizen engagement for international oil, gas and mineral resources. New York-based, except as noted:
Merkle Inc.Account Director, Fundraising – must have at least 3+ years of solid work experience in ad agency, direct agency or directly for a nonprofit direct response capacity – Columbia, MD

* You owe us a beer if you snag this job.

Monday, January 25, 2010

A Fair Measure of Wow

Update: additional finish work on our super-sized Three Days of the Intern extravaganza and sizable Relief & Humanitarian Jobs Special, along with other commitments, will cause us to skip posting on on Tuesday. See you Wednesday, Jan. 27 with a regular edition.

A shorter-than-usual Monday offering awaits you after previously-referenced opportunities closing this week.

American Medical Informatics Association
Online Content & Design ManagerJan. 25

Federal Housing Finance AgencySenior Director for Congressional Affairs & Communications – $158k-$245k – job ID: OCAC-10-01 – Jan. 25

Child Fund International – Richmond, Va. – International Cash AnalystJan. 25

City of Seattle, WA
Senior Public Relations Specialist – $28-$33/hr. – Jan. 26

United Nations Foundation:
DHS/National Protection and Programs DirectorateExecutive Assistant – $62k-$97k – job ID: FS-311568-AC10 – Jan. 28

US-China Business Council
Communications DirectorJan. 29

Patent & Trademark OfficeStudent Trainee, Admin Support – $42k-$67k – job ID: AH-10-0031-EX – Jan. 29

Human Rights FirstSenior Advocacy StrategistJan. 29

Bread for the World
Senior Communications Officer - proficiency in French and/or Spanish desirable – Jan. 29

Galapagos ConservancyAdmin Coordinator – $33k – Jan. 30

Migration Policy InstituteAssociate Policy Analyst, International ProgramJan. 31

American Clean Skies Foundation:
Visiting Nurses Associations of AmericaManager of Regulatory & Policy AnalysisJan. 31

The Insured Retirement Institute is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Marketing (pdf) to develop and implement marketing plans for products, programs and services. Winning hire hire will also oversee production of all marketing materials including ads, brochures, catalogs, flyers and other promotional materials as needed. Substantial marketing communications required.

For decades we've been wowing clients with our unusually collaborative – and effective – approach to writing – so your resume, cover letter & writing samples probably need a fair measure of wow to capture this Writer/Project Manager position with Garfinkel + Associates.

Odell, Simms & Associates
seeks full-time Account Manager to join their Fundraising and Sponsorship Team, working with a wide spectrum of clients to raise critical funding for capital campaigns, annual events, and general operating expenses. Confidence, enthusiasm and ability to engage executives & high net-worth individuals desired – as is previous fundraising/sales experience

Latest at the DC HQ of AFSCME:
Professionals Choice Staffing wants you to know this Director, Public Policy job with a mystery pharma company is not a lobbyist position. Seeking candidates with minimum of 8 years in public policy, public affairs, or government affairs position with primary concentration in pharmaceutical industry, biotech, or related health-sector issues.

Fan of Howard Dean? Want to work in Burlington, Vermont? Perhaps we, and Democracy for America, have just made your day:
Spotsylvania Regional Medical CenterDirector of Marketing – Fredericksburg, Va. – can also search here, using job # 60474989

The Vice President of Communications for the Newspaper Association of America will oversee all aspects of communications strategy for the group, with emphasis on tailored communications to key audiences including the media, the financial community, newspaper executives, the philanthropic community, advertisers, and corporate communication officials. Demonstrated communications/media experience and leadership/management skills a must.

Civil Violence Project, Georgetown University Medical CenterResearch Intern – requires demonstrated Spanish linguistic ability; excellent research skills; economic, political and cultural knowledge of Mexico – apply by Jan. 29

Unknown US House of Representatives (D) office seeks Press Secretary/Scheduler to handle all district press matters, along with website & electronic legislative updates program and DC scheduling.

The American Clinical Laboratory Association is seeking Vice President for Government Affairs to help lead ACLA's growing advocacy programs and campaigns before Congress and the Administration. Class A office space near Metro Center noted; we hope you score an awesome view.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Intern Special 2010, Part III

Day Three - Public Relations Firms - Environmental
check back later for more: - Corporate - Government - NGO - Misc.

Public Relations

292) Adfero Group
293) APCO Worldwide
294) Belmont Inc.
295) Borenstein Group
296) Boscobel Communications
297) Brand Bureau
298) Brodeur Partners
299) Brotman-Winter-Fried
300) Brunner Digital - Mar. 1
301) Burson-Marsteller - Feb. 26
302) Chlopak Leonard Schechter & Associates
303) Commonwealth Consultants
304) CRC Public Relations
305) Crosby~Volmer
306) CRT/Tanaka – Richmond, Va. – Feb. 5
307) DBC PR - go to join us, then careers - recent Winter/Spring ad
308) DCI Group
309) DPR Group
310) Edelman
311) Fleishman-Hillard
312) John Adams Associates
313) Glover Park Group
314) GMYR
315) Golin Harris
316) Hager Sharp
317) Hill & Knowlton
318) IMRE – Baltimore, MD
319) Ketchum
320) Levick Strategic Communications
321) Lewis PR
322) LiveWire Media Relations
323) Merritt Group
324) MYS&L – Mar. 15
325) MWW
326) New Media Strategies - also: recent ad
327) Ogilvy PR
328) Porter-Novelli
329) Powell-Tate
330) Potomac Communications Group
331) Quorvis Communications
332) RMR & Associates – scroll down
333) Ruder Finn
334) Spectrum Communications - Apr. 1
335) Strat@comm
336) Stokefire - branding/naming & related activities
337) Susan Davis International
338) Tempus Group
339) The Wade Group
340) Warchawski - Baltimore, MD
341) Widmeyer Communications
342) Xeonophon Strategies
343) zcomm
344) Zeno Group (scroll down)
345) Resume/application tips we like from RH Strategic & interview advice from Environics Communications
346) note: we've only included listings from firms with current intern opportunities/info, or where we see/have seen past intern information noted. You can find additional DC-area public relations firms to investigate for possible intern opportunities in our previous PR jobs special editions: January 2010 - October 2009 - May 2009 - March 2009 - January 2009


347) Amazon Watch - May 1
348) American Farmland Trust
349) American Rivers
350) Audubon Society (scroll down)
) Blue Green Alliance - Feb. 15
351) Center for Clean Air Policy
352) Conservation International
353) Defenders of Wildlife
354) Earth Day Network (scroll down)
355) EarthJustice – DC, NYC, Oakland & elsewhere
356) Environmental Defense Fund
357) Environmental & Energy Study Institute
358) Environmental Law Intitute - intern & legal clerk/fellowship
359) Environmental Working Group
360) Food & Water Watch
361) Friends of the Earth
362) Global Green USA – DC & other locations
363) Greenpeace - Mar. 15
364) Green Seal
365) Izaak Walton League
366) League of Conservation Voters - also see contact info (scroll to bottom)
367) Marine Conservation Biology Institute
) Mountain Institute - Blue Knob, WV; scroll to bottom for DC opportunity
368) National Association of State Foresters - Apr. 30
369) Nature Conservancy
370) National Geographic - typing internships in homepage search box also produces numerous results
371) National Parks Conservation Association
372) National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
373) National Wildlife Federation
374) Natural Resources Defense Council
375) Rainforest Alliance
376) Resources for the Future
377) Sierra Club and Sierra Student Coalition
) Society for Conservation Biology - also Policy Internship (for law or grad degree holders)
378) Student Conservation Association – nationwide
379) Union of Concerned Scientists
380) Wilderness Society
381) Wildlife Conservation Society - Bronx, NY
382) World Resources Institute (scroll down)
383) Worldwatch Institute
384) World Wildlife Fund


) Alion Science & Technology
) Altria Corp. - Intern opportunities currently shown in sales/marketing - nationwide
) AstraZeneca - search keyword intern
) Avisar Inc. - technical & non-technical
) BAE Systems – technical & non-tech opportunities
) Blackboard – 1-L Summer Intern
) Booz Allen Hamilton
) Blue Cross/Blue Shield - career pages of BC/BS groups nationwide
) Corporate Executive Board
) Dominion Resources - we saw multiple relevant Richmond, Va. and Waterford, CT opportunities here last year
) FBR Capital Markets – Summer Associate, Investment Banking – Arlington, Va., New York, San Francisco & Irvine, CA
) GEICO – for students in econ, business, marketing, finance, etc. – Virginia Beach, VA – Apr. 1
) Greenburg Quinlan Rosner – polling/research firm
) Jefferson Consulting Group (scroll down) – lobbying/gov’t marketing
) The Magazine Group
) Major League Baseball – see also: additional opportunity – New York – Mar. 1
) Norfolk Southern - various locations - marketing & graphic design/visual communications co-op
) Octagon Sports Marketing (scroll down) – they also have individual internships listed among current openings
) One Economy Corp.
) Optimal Policy Solutions – health policy internship
) Public Intellectual Property Advisors
) The Polling Company Inc./WomanTrend (scroll down)
) Trinet - web developer/programmer
) UnderArmour - Baltimore, MD - Jan. 31

Other NGO & Related

) American Conservative Union
) British Embassy – Apr. 5
) Catholics In Alliance
) World Bank - Jan. 31
) United Nations Information Centre – Mar. 15
) United Nations Foundation


) Armenian Assembly of America
) Arena Stage – Mar. 1
) Common Sense Foundation – Durham, NC
) Florida International University, Office of Gov’t Relations
) Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
) Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies (scroll down)
) National Women’s History Museum
) Project VoteSmart – Phillipsburg, MT
) Smithsonian Institution – extensive listings
) Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond, Va. – Mar. 15
) Washington Kastles – Professional Tennis
) Washington National Opera - Mar. 15
) Wolf Trap Center for the Performing ArtsMar. 1

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Intern Special 2010 - Part II

Day Two - Advocacy/Association - Humanitarian Organizations


180) AAA Mid-Atlantic
181) AARP
) AFL-CIO Solidarity Center
182) AIPAC - Feb. 26
183) Alliance for Global Education (pdf)
184) Alliance for Justice
185) Alliance to Save Energy
186) American Apparel & Footwear Association
187) American Bankers Association
188) American Bankruptcy Institute
189) American Bar Association
190) American Diabetes Association
191) American Farmland Trust
192) American Lung Association
193) American Youth Policy Forum
194) AmericaSpeaks
195) Arab American Institute
196) Asian American Justice Center - Internships, Fellowships, Law Student Clerkships
197) Athletes for Hope
198) Becky's Fund
199) Best Shot Foundation
200) Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association - DC & Chicago, IL
201) Boys & Girls Clubs of America
202) Center for Community Change
203) Center for Science in the Public Interest
204) Center on Juvenile & Criminal Justice - San Francisco, CA
205) Children's Defense Fund
206) Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington - undergrad & legal
207) Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
208) Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership - Mar. 1
209) Constitution Project
210) Consumer Electronics Association
211) Consumers Union - New York
212) Convergence DC - dialogue and consensus-building organization
213) Cystic Fibrosis Association - no DC opening currently show; other locations available
214) Drug Policy Alliance Network - DC, New York, Berkeley & LA, Santa Fe, NM
215) Farm Sanctuary - have had DC opportunities in past - NY & California currently available
216) Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
217) HALT (Help Abolish Legal Tyranny)
218) Generations United
219) Human Rights First
220) Human Rights Watch - DC & New York
221) International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution - legal & undergrad - New York
222) International Peace Operations Association
223) Marijuana Policy Project
224) Men’s Health Network
225) NAACP Legal Defense Fund (pdf) - Law Students - DC & New York - apply no later than January
226) NARAL/Pro-Choice Maryland
227) National Association of Broadcasters - Mar. 31
228) National Association of County & City Health Officials – Feb. 15
229) National Association of Federal Credit Unions
230) National Association of Manufacturers
231) National Breast Cancer Coalition
232) National Low Income Housing Coalition
233) National Marrow Donor Program
234) National Organization for Women - good intern housing info, too
235) National Science Foundation
236) National Trust for Historic Preservation
237) National Women’s Law Center
238) People for the American Way
239) Population Reference Bureau
240) Population Services International
241) Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors - Feb. 28 & ongoing
) Public Justice – Legal Interns – candidates must have completed second year of law school by 2010; no first-year candidates eligible
242) Results Educational Fund
243) Reston Association
244) Search for Common Ground
246) Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
247) United Nations Foundation
248) US Chamber of Commerce - Apr. 20
249) Vera Institute for Justice (scroll down) DC & New York - Feb. 1
250) Volunteer Fairfax (volunteer opportunities)
251) Volunteers of America
252) Voices for America's Children
253) Washington Legal Foundation

Humanitarian Organizations

254) Amnesty International
255) American Jewish World Service - DC, New York & San Francisco - Mar. 1
256) American Red Cross - also check general opportunities and Intern, International Humanitarian Law
257) Campaign for Innocent Victims in Civil Conflict - Mar. 12
258) CARE (scroll down) - DC, Atlanta, GA and other major cities
259) CHF International
260) Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Human Trafficking - no Intern info noted, but a tell us about yourself application link (scroll down) available - we're guessing foreign language skills could help your (and their) cause
261) Doctors Without Borders - New York - Apr. 15
262) FINCA International - select Internship category
263) Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
264) Global Action for Children
265) The Hunger Project - New York
266) InterAction
267) International Medical Corps - click on headquarters opportunities - note: links appear not active when you mouse over them, but click and you'll get results
268) International Orthodox Christian Charities - Baltimore, MD - Feb. 15
269) International Rescue Committee - DC and other cities - search intern category
270) International Rights Advocates
271) Malaria No More
272) Mercy Corps - mostly Portland, OR Internships currently shown, but they do have a DC office
273) National Peace Corps Association
274) ONE Campaign
275) Opportunity International - Oak Brook, IL
276) Oxfam America - Climate Change Intern
277) PATH - DC & Seattle, WA
278) Plan USA - Warwick RI - DC?
279) Refugees International
280) Results Educational Fund
281) Save Darfur Coalition
282) Save the Children - DC & Westport, CT
283) Share Our Strength
284) Soujourners - year-long program - Mar. 1
285) UNICEF USA - New York
286) United Nations World Food Program
287) USAID - Global Health Internship/Fellowship - Feb. 5
288) US Committee for the UN Development Program
289) Visions In Action
290) WaterAid America - DC & New York
291) World Vision - DC, Federal Way Washington & other major cities

Friday, January 22, 2010

Three Days of the Intern, 2010

With approaching deadlines for Summer 2010 internships, DCPA+CJ brings you another intern-centric blowout: Three Days of the Intern, 2010.

A few caveats, before we dive in:
  • In many cases, the link provided will take you to a main career page. This means you need to search further to find the internship (or multiple internships).
  • In a few cases, you may see outdated or incomplete info - meaning that this group hasn't updated their Summer 10 intern info yet. Of course, you could get ahead of the game by submitting your resume and cover letter early.
  • HR, intern-programming folks, and other interested parties are more than welcome to post links to their opportunities in comments, or send them to us - contact info here.
Day One (below) - Think Tanks - Capitol Hill & Political - Media
Click here for Day Two - Advocacy/Association & Humanitarian Groups
Click here for Day Three - Public Relations - Environmental - Corporate - Misc.

Think Tanks

1) Africa Policy Information Center
2) American Council for Voluntary International Action
3) American Enterprise Institute - also note opportunities for Spring 2010 graduates
4) American Foreign Policy Council – Mar. 15
5) American Institute for Contemporary German Studies – Mar. 1 - also note Development Intern
6) American Institute for Economic Research - Great Barrington, MA - Apr. 1
7) America Speaks - current opportunities
8) Aspen Institute - only shows one opportunity in Aspen, CO at this time, apply by Jan. 31
9) Atlantic Council of the United States – Mar. 15
10) Bipartisan Policy Center
11) British-American Security Information Council
12) Brookings Institution
13) Cato Institute – Mar. 1
14) Carengie Council - New York
15) Carengie Endowment for World Peace
16) Cascade Policy Institute - Portland, OR
17) Carter Center - Atlanta, GA
18) Center for a New American Security - Apr. 1
19) Center for American Progress - Feb. 1
20) Center for Defense Information - outdated info, Mar. 1 deadline noted
21) Center for International Policy – Mar. 26
22) Center for National Policy
23) Center for Responsive Politics – Mar. 1
24) Center for Strategic & International Studies – Mar. 15
25) Center for Technology & National Security Policy – May 1
26) Center on Budget & Policy Priorities - Mar. 1
27) Chicago Council on Global Affairs - Chicago, IL
28) Council on Foreign Relations – DC & NYC
29) Center on International Cooperation - New York
30) Competitive Enterprise Institute
31) Economic Opportunity Institute - Seattle, WA
32) Economic Strategy Institute – Apr. 1
33) Education Sector
34) Eisenhower Institute – April 1
35) Ethics & Public Policy Center – March 15
36) Environmental Law Institute
37) Eurasia Foundation - outdated
38) Federation of American Scientists
39) Freedom Forum
40) Freedom House - see internships tab
41) FreedomWorks - Apr. 2
42) Foreign Policy Research Institute - Philadelphia, PA - Apr. 2
43) Foundation on Economic Trends
44) Fund for Peace - May 1
46) Henry L. Stimson Center – Mar. 1
47) Heritage Foundation – Feb. 1
48) Hudson Institute - current & Summer opportunities noted; deadlines vary
49) Independent Institute - Oakland, CA
50) Institute for Educational Leadership
51) Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis - Cambridge, MA
52) Institute for Humane Studies - George Mason U. - Mar. 15
53) Institute for Policy Studies - May 5
54) Institute for the Study of War
55) Institute for Women’s Policy Research (scroll down) – Mar. 1
56) Inter-American Dialogue – April 1
57) International Crisis Group - DC, New York & International - Apr. 1
58) International Food Policy Research Institute
59) Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies - Apr. 1
60) Mansfield Foundation - Apr. 30
61) Media Research Center (scroll down)
62) Middle East Institute
63) Migration Policy Institute – Mar. 15
64) National Democratic Institute
65) National Endowment for Democracy - outdated
66) National Institute for Public Policy
67) National Security Archive/George Washington University – Mar. 15
68) New America Foundation - Apr. 10 deadline noted for most opportunities
69) The Nixon Center – May 15
70) Open Society Institute - only New York-based opportunities currently noted
71) Pew Charitable Trusts
72) Progressive Policy Institute – Mar. 1
73) Public Forum Institute (scroll down) - Mar. 31
74) Public Policy Institute of California - San Francisco & Sacramento
75) RAND Corporation - Summer Associate Program, graduate students only
76) Resources for the Future
77) Roosevelt Institute
78) Third Way
79) Urban Institute
80) Washington Institute for Near East Policy - deadlines vary
81) Woodrow Wilson Center - also available: Summer Research Assistant posts, apply by Mar. 12
82) World Affairs Council
83) World Resources Institute (scroll down)
84) World Security Institute
85) WorldWatch Institute
171) National Center for Public Policy Research
172) Institute for Defense Analyses - Feb. 5
173) e21 - Economic Policies in the 21st Century
) Center for Law & Social Policy
) Institute for Women’s Policy Research (scroll down) – Mar. 1

Capitol Hill/Political

85) DCPA+CJ Capitol Hill Jobs/Resources - Nov. 2009
87) Capitol Hill opportunities via
88) CQ Hill Internships & Jobs
89) Cloture Club Jobs & Internships
90) U.S. House of RepresentativesU.S. Senate – remember, there may also be opportunities in Congressional/Senate home district/state offices
91) Asian-American Institute for Congressional Studies
92) Congressional Black Caucus Foundation - Mar. 5
93) Congressional Budget Office - Mar. 1
94) Congressional Management Foundation - Mar. 15
95) Congressional Research Service
96) Library of Congress - Internships & Fellowships
97) Morris K. Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Summer Internship Program
98) National Governors Association
99) Washington offices of selected Governorscomplete listing of U.S. Governors
179) Congressional Hispanic Congress Institute - Feb. 5

100) Democratic National Committee - Apr. 30
101) Democratic State Parties
102) Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - Apr. 2
103) Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
104) Democratic Governors Association
105) 21st Century Democrats
106) Democratic Leadership Council
107) Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee - Mar. 31
108) National Jewish Democratic Council
109) New Democrat Network
110) Young Democrats of America
111) other Democratic Party organizations

112) Republican National Committee - Mar. 1
113) Republican State Parties
114) National Republican Congressional Committee
115) National Republican Senatorial Committee - Apr. 16
116) Republican Governors Association
117) National Federation of Republican Women
118) International Republican Institute
119) more GOP groups, including local organizations

Media & Related Organizations

120) ABC News
121) America Abroad Media - Mar. 30
122) Atlantic Media – publishes The Atlantic, National Journal, Congress Daily, Hotline, Government Executive and more
123) CBS News
124) Center for Public Integrity - Feb. 15
125) City Paper - Mar. 20
126) CNN/Time-Warner – includes AOL & Time – search for various intern opportunities nationwide
127) Congressional Quarterly - Mar. 31
128) C-SPAN - also Fall 2010
129) Discovery Communications
130) Dow Jones/Wall St. Journal - note: deadlines appear to have passed in some cases - also we have perviously seen individual internships listed via their main careers search page
131) ESPN980 (scroll down)
132) Express (WaPo) - scroll down to job opportunities for resume-submission info
133) Foreign Policy - '09 deadline was Feb. 20
134) Foreign Service Journal - Apr. 15
135) Fox – search via internship category – mostly Spring Internships currently listed
136) Fox local affiliates - WTTG & WDCA - Mar. 26
137) Gannett Corp. (scroll down) - additional info - and see USA Today, below
138) Hedrick Smith Productions
139) The Hill
140) Institute for Humane Studies – Journalism Internships – Jan. 31
141) Montgomery County Sentinel
142) MSNBC - New York & Los Angeles areas
143) NBC
144) The Nation - several in New York, one in DC - Apr. 5
145) National Press Club - could not find intern info with the club directly, but their Journalism Jobs (select Internship category) resource is generally useful
146) National Public Radio – Feb. 15
147) The New Republic
148) New York Times
149) PBS - Summer opportunities not yet posted - also see their helpful links to public television station career pages
150) Radio One - nationwide opportunities
151) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press – Jan. 31 – fellowships also available
152) Roll Call
153) Science
154) Sirius/XM
155) Slate - DC & New York - Mar. 1
156) Stateline
157) USA Today - April 1 deadline for Fall 2010 Internships
158) Voice of America
159) Washington Post - Newsroom Internship deadline has passed, as has Newsweek's
160) Washington Times (scroll to bottom) - maybe out of date, but best we could find
161) Washingtonian – Mar. 1 (Advertising Internship deadline: May 15)
162) WETA - radio/tv
163) WJLA – Mar. 15
164) WUSA9 - Mar. 15 (that deadline at bottom may just go with final listing, but we think it's more likely that applies to all)
165) A robust and journalism-rich Internship feed from the University of Washington's Communications Dept. - appears to have DC-area and other national opportunities mixed in with Pacific Northwest offerings - similar resource from UC Berkley
166) Asian American Journalists Association grants/internships listing
167) American Copy Editors Association job board
168) List of weekly newspapers from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies
169) Journalism Organizations - via the Detroit Free Press - and Journalism Organizations - via the American Journalism Review
170) We could not find Intern info at The Weekly Standard - Politico - Daily Caller - National Review - but perhaps you can find it, or, alternately, talk your way in the door.
174) Current Newspapers
175) Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
176) Student Press Law Center
177) Black Press Instititute
178) Huffington Post (scroll down)
) Unknown national news network – web development/web publishing intership
) United Press International -
) Magazine Internships list from ED2010