Internship and Research Opportunities
The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence (OPC) Associate Program is open every spring, summer, and fall, and we are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2015 semester. Associates work alongside our staff and interns, gaining valuable professional experience while learning about the White House and the Federal Government. Our associates serve in our office for a minimum of 30 hours per week.
A number of students and alumni from your school have participated in our program in the past, and we appreciate your continued effort to pass information about this opportunity on to the students and recent graduates of your institution.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold U.S. citizenship, and they must be currently enrolled in or recently finished with a degree seeking program . The Spring 2015 program lasts from January 13 – May 1. The final deadline to apply is September 19, 2014. This is an unpaid position. If a student or graduate is interested in applying, please encourage the applicant to email a resume and a statement of interest to: OPCAssociate@who.eop.gov. If applicants are interested in opportunities involving time commitments less than 30 hours per week, please contactOPCStudentVolunteers@who.wop.gov for more information.
Please feel free to direct any questions your office or applicants may have to OPCAssociate@who.eop.gov.
New Era Colorado is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to engage young people in the political process through civic engagement, advocacy, and leadership development. They are a homegrown organization focusing on state- and local-level issues.
This summer, they’re offering a full-time summer fellowship program in Denver to train the next generation of young leaders to create change in their communities. More info is available on their website.
The Democracy Fellows will learn to lead, organize, and advocate for the issues they are passionate about, and can receive need-based stipends for their participation. They'll learn from the best in their fields in Colorado how to write field plans, craft a media strategy, build relationships with volunteers, and more.
New Era Colorado is excited to offer this opportunity to students at Tulane.
Have you ever wanted to participate in an international internship and receive Tulane credit? Here is your chance! Tulane’s Central American Experience @ CIAPA introduces students to a region of the world fascinating in its historical, geographical, and biological diversity, and closely tied to the United States and the Gulf South. Based at Tulane’s CIAPA campus in San José, Costa Rica, students will take courses in Central American politics and culture from a regional perspective, participate in internships in San Jose, and visit field sites throughout Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
POLS 4560: Service Internship
POLC 3310: Governments of Central America
LAST 4950: Politics of Migration
POLI 3520: International Organizations in Costa Rica
COMM 4300: Media and Democracy in Latin America
Spanish language course
Excursions and field trips
Tours of forest preserves, national parks, beaches, and volcanoes
International Organizations such as UNESCO, ILO, UNDP, & Peace
Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica and other government institutions
Week-long research trip to study immigration and Central American politics in Nicaragua
Week-long homestay program in rural Costa Rica
You can accomplish all of this while studying abroad in beautiful Costa Rica.
Don’t miss this chance to spend your spring semester in Costa Rica as an intern with an internationally known governmental or cultural organization! Visit our website ciapa.tulane.edu to learn more about the program and the CIAPA campus in San José, Costa Rica. Admissions are rolling until the program has filled. Interested students should contact Professor Annie Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dr. Annie Gibson
Center for Global Education
Tulane University, Political Science Dept, 316 Norman Mayer Bldg, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5166 email@example.com