Posts Tagged: internship

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 4

This is the fourth part of our series exploring a few of our interns’ views on life as a govie. Let’s be honest, these days telling people you work for the government can result in interesting and often blunt responses. When I tell people I work at the IRS, nine times out of ten, IRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 3

This is the third part of our series exploring a few of our interns’ views on life as a govie. We’ve all been in those training classes where the instructor challenges us to channel our creative thinking, pauses for moment, and then asks the dreaded desert island question. As in, if you were trapped onRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Interesting Insights from Interns – Part 1

Every year the IRS manages to land some interns who rock. Some are only with us for a few months and then move on. Others start out as interns and join us full-time after graduation. No matter how long they’re here, they always seem to have interesting and sometimes amusing observations of what it’s likeRead… Read more »

Blue Lion Training Seeks Intern!

We are looking for an intern! It is an unpaid internship in Massachusetts and is a best fit for one looking for increased exposure to environmental field skills, communications and policy/regulation. A basic environmental background is a plus. If interested or know someone that is, please email me at [email protected] to start the conversation. FeelRead… Read more »

Apply to the Virtual Student Foreign Service at the Department of State

The State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship applications are available on USAJobs until July 20th. If you are a U.S. citizen college (undergrad, grad, or post-grad) student interested in conducting digital diplomacy through a virtual eInternship with a State Department domestic office or U.S. diplomatic post overseas, this program may be for you.Read… Read more »

Porn Star Intern: What Happens To One’s Career After A Government Internship?

I read earlier today about Hilary Clinton’s former intern. Back in 2006 she (Ms. Sammie Spades) was a summer intern while attending community college. Plans were to become an attorney, and later go into public office. As it turns out, I guess you could say she did become a public servant, but of a muchRead… Read more »

Summer Internships Might Just Help You Land a Clearance, And a Job

It’s that magical time of year, when all across the Washington, D.C. area hemlines get shorter, the crowds at the happy hours get younger, and interns start arriving in offices across the city. As someone who’s lived in Washington, D.C. for seven years now (wow – I’ve almost gone native), I’ve become quite used toRead… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Know what’s Hip? It’s an Internship!

This month, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) released their 2011 Internship & Co-op Survey. And the survey says… There’s going to be a 7% increase in internships for 2011, and this increase is expected in every region and in almost all industry sectors for which they had data. The two exceptions? GovernmentRead… Read more »