Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

AmeriCorps VISTA: Habitat for Humanity in the PNW and Elsewhere, Fundraising / Donor Research & Tracking  

For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while building your own knowledge and skill set.  AmeriCorps VISTA members are Volunteers in Service to America who perform indirect service to build capacity and sustainability solutions.

What will you do? The resource development VISTA member creates, documents and implements a plan for donor engagement, tracking and recognition in order to increase the overall donor experience and donor buy-in to Habitat’s mission. Research, develop and document a resource development and marketing plan, including targeting local individuals, businesses, faith organizations, school groups, civic groups and other community organizations. Research, develop and implement systems to track donor contacts and donations and develop a donor recognition plan to recognize donor loyalty and/or milestones.

Where will you serve? Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County is seeking AmeriCorps members to help us grow our number of programs, such as repairs and increased number of homes built per year. Our members are an integral part of our small team and gain lots of new experiences. In addition to the standard AmeriCorps benefits (living stipend, health benefits, education award, loan forebearance), we provide a monthly $150 grocery and gas gift card to our members, as well as professional development opportunities. Habitat Snohomish is located 20 minutes north of Seattle and offers opportunities to enjoy the Puget Sound and several mountain ranges. Link here to find out more and to apply.

Looking for something closer to home? There are many positions listed on the AmeriCorps Vista site. 

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Community Engagement Coordinator for a Super Cool Law Firm in Brooklyn

Crumiller P.C. is a feminist litigation firm dedicated to fighting discrimination in the workplace and beyond. We represent employees in all matters; represent victims of sexual assault and harassment; and represent women and nonbinary patients who have experienced discrimination in medical treatment. The most important thing is that you are nice, and secondly, that you are sharp. We like to think and move fast, and we need people who can keep up. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are paramount. We go overboard to keep clients in the loop, and we are a positive, collaborative team. The firm’s Founding Attorney is a proud feminist, progressive, working mom, and our work is driven by our passion. If you can’t get on board with that, then we probably won’t be a good fit.

We are hiring a full-time Community Engagement Assistant. There is no shortage of people in need of the firm’s services & we are looking to increase our ability to reach the people who need us most. You will work closely with our Marketing & PR Coordinator to support & maintain an active presence on all of the firm’s social media channels, research opportunities for the firm to increase community involvement, and draft/update visual, written, and print assets. You will also take an active role in ongoing communications with former clients.

Any interested BIPOC & LGBTQ candidates are especially encouraged to apply.”

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Work for the Federal Government: Loan Review Analyst with the FDIC

Drew Finance Prof. Steve Firestone posted this on LinkedIn: “This is a great position for someone just graduating with a bachelors or masters degree. You get to roll up your sleeves working through a variety of credits (corporate, real estate, etc.) and assess asset quality. There are two vacancies in New Jersey (Monroe) and one in NYC. If you are interested in finding out more about these kinds of roles, please DM me. Posting closes on 7/21.”

In addition to the local positions, there are many more across the country.  For details and application instructions, link here.

See below for more information about jobs in the Federal Government!

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Looking for More?

Students from all majors looking for work should consider Jobs in the NJ State Government. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  Check out the link for more information including a recorded meeting at Drew with an Civil Service HR rep!

Virtual Volunteering Opportunities / Possible Jobs and Internships: To encourage all of us to keep giving back, the Center for Civic Engagement has created a list of Virtual Volunteering Opportunities.   If you are looking for an internship or even a job, and one of these organizations interests you: Contact them to inquire!

Rutgers Libraries maintains an extensive list of links and resources for summer jobs and internships, and jobs in the government and non-profit sectors.

Interested in learning about careers in the Federal Government?  The Federal Government offers unique hiring paths to help hire individuals that represent our diverse society. Did you know that only about 15% of federal jobs are in the Washington, D.C. metro area while approximately 83% are found in multiple locations throughout the country and the remaining 2% are outside the United States? The federal application process is very structured—the hiring agency must follow a specific review process and vetting system. This process helps agencies hire the best qualified people, while being fair to all applicants.  To learn more about each hiring path, the application process, and your eligibility, here’s a great resource USA JOBS.  USAJOBS is offering several great webinars on Interviewing, Writing Your Federal Resume, and Navigating USAJOBS – Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs. Check out all the events open to students on  usajobs.gov/Notification/E…

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

The Launch Career Communities Internships & Jobs of the Week blog is posted every Tuesday in every career community. Be sure to check out Handshake for more opportunities. Here is more information on Understanding Job Postings: How to Stay Safe on Handshake

Need help with an resume or cover letter? The Center for Internships and Career Development offers one-on-one coaching for interviews, resume/cover letter review and more all virtually during the summer months!  Sign up today on Handshake for an virtual appointment!

Please understand that due to the fluidity of the current situation, you may discover some positions are not available.

Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman