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Government, Policy and Advocacy Career Community

Maybe you…

  • Articulate your passion for an idea and set of core beliefs.
  • Dig into and explore data and research. Maybe it’s deep field, financial, historical, contextual and procedural opportunities, or ramifications of proposal or changes. 
  • Persuade others to care about your passion.
  • Help organize and educate others on services, systems, or processes.
  • Advocate and steward resources, funds, and opportunities.
  • Use administrative skills to create or improve public systems.
  • Create efficient processes within systems of bureaucracy.

Early Destinations

Congressional Hunger CenterEmerson Hunger FellowWashington, D.C.
Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsResearch AssistantWashington, D.C.
Friends Committee on National LegislationYoung Fellow/Program AssistantWashington, D.C.
Government Accountability OfficeAnalystWashington, D.C.
Metropolitan CouncilUrban and Planning Design InternMinneapolis, MN
Obama FoundationReal Estate Team InternChicago, IL

Key Resources

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Job Board

Comprehensive list of all state agencies in Minnesota state government

Hiring portal for all Minnesota state agency internships and student worker positions

Ramsey County Internships & Employment

City of St. Paul Internships & Employment

Pollen An organization in Midwest committed to breaking down barriers to create communities 

Stanford University’s Fellowships, Internships & Service Programs Database (shared with permission)

USA Jobs Portal for Students & Recent Grads