Occupational Outlook Handbook - Political ScientistsOverview of the profession from the U.S. Department of Labor. Includes information about: General nature of the work, working conditions, employment, training and qualifications, job outlook, earnings, and related occupations.
What Can I Do with This Degree?Portland State University breaks down some of the areas a polisci major might work in, who will hire them, and what strategies are needed to get into those jobs.
American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC)AFPC is a non-profit organization recognized as a source insightful analysis on issues of foreign policy, and works closely with members of Congress, the Executive Branch and the policymaking community.
American Society for Public AdministrationThe American Society for Public Administration is the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration. It is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration.
Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)CAWP is a source of scholarly research and current data about American women’s political participation. They aim to promote greater understanding about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.
The World Bank CareersLists positions open in D.C. headquarters and field offices, including a Young Professionals program and a Junior Professional Associates program, geared to recent graduates, and internships.
Ford FoundationThe Ford Foundation aims to support visionary leaders and organizations on the front lines of social change. The site hosts a grant database with 1900 grants to consider.
Fulbright Public Policy FellowshipThe Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship allows fellows to serve in professional placements as "special assistants" in foreign government ministries or institutions and to gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out an academic research/study project.
Fulbright Student ProgramThe Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government aiming to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. In depth information is provided on the different programs available for students.
Congressional Black Caucus FoundationProvides stipend summer internships for undergraduate students and year-long fellowships for graduate students in the United State Senate and House of Representatives.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus InstituteProvides stipend summer internships for undergraduate students and year-long fellowships for graduate students in the United State Senate and House of Representatives
International Institute of New EnglandThe Institute provides newcomers with direct and practical assistance in the form of English & literacy courses, Refugee Resettlement services, Citizenship Education, Economic Development, Employment Training & Placement, Legal Aid and Social Services (e.g. crisis intervention, mental health counseling, human trafficking prevention).
The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership ProgramThe White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.
WISH: Washington Intern Student HousingYou've landed an internship in Washington, DC. Now what? WISH has been housing interns, students and teachers in Washington, DC for over 20 years, and its founders have been hosting interns since 1990. Its many Capitol Hill housing locations make it easy to walk to the National Mall, the Congress, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and of course, the museums and art monuments. All WISH locations are Metro accessible.
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