Close Up 24-25 Civic Fellowship Program

Close Up Foundation, a national leader in civic education, is currently accepting applicants for their 2024-2025 Civic Fellowship Program on a rolling basis until May 1st. Recent graduates between Spring 2022 and September 2024 (including May 2024 graduates) are eligible to apply, particularly those with degrees in Political Science, Government, Education, or History though any recent graduate can apply. … [Read more...]

DGA Internships for Summer 2024

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is looking for several interns for Summer 2024! There are five positions available. Communications internship Compliance internship Digital internship Fundraising internship Research internship Check out the aforementioned links for descriptions of the internships and applications. These internships are hybrid or remote for those outside Washington D.C. The applications remain open until the positions are filled. … [Read more...]

FTC Paralegal Job Opportunity

An alumni shared with us this job opportunity! The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently hiring for paralegal specialists. This could be a great fit for anyone wanting to learn more about the actual practice of law before going into law school or other law careers. The FTC has many bureaus and offices seeking paralegals. Be sure to look into this opportunity soon since the application closes on Thursday, 03/21, but always keep an eye out for this job and others on USA Jobs (often they have short application periods). Feel free to contact us for more information or to reach out to alumni that can discuss life after Mary Washington including law careers and school, and many other careers. Paralegal job posting to learn more and apply. … [Read more...]

Local Government Internship with King William County

Internship Info King William County is looking for students interested in municipal government and Political Science to offer them an internship opportunity. King William County is the fastest growing county in the Middle Peninsula. They are committed to administering a successful and efficient program that will allow interns to to make a positive contribution to the community while gaining valuable work experience in their field of study. … [Read more...]

DGA Internships for Spring 2024

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is seeking internships for Spring 2024. There are four positions available. Join as a Communications intern, Compliance intern, Digital intern, or Finance intern. Check out the aforementioned links for descriptions of the internships and applications. These internships are hybrid or remote for those outside Washington D.C. The applications remain open until the positions are filled. … [Read more...]

VA House of Delegates Campaign Internship with Phillip Scott

Phillip Scott is running for re-election in the VA House of Delegates to represent parts of Spotsylvania and Orange counties (new 63rd district). He will be providing internships to help with his campaign ahead of the November election where interns will learn about the inner workings in local politics and receive new career opportunities. For more information, and to apply, go to Phillip Scott’s website and contact him to ask about internship opportunities. … [Read more...]

VA Senate Campaign Internship with Joel Griffin

Joel Griffin, a VA Senate candidate running to represent parts of Fredericksburg, Stafford, and Spotsylvania (District 27), is searching for interns for his campaign ahead of the November election. Interns will learn about political campaigns, grassroots organizing, and receive opportunities for future careers in politics. Hours are flexible with no prior experience necessary. For more information and to apply, go to Joel Griffin’s internship form. … [Read more...]

Global Camps Africa Internship

Global Camps Africa is currently looking for a summer communications intern. Preferably, they would want someone with a demonstrated interest in development or international relations but if you have a passion for social justice, we can put you in touch with the alum who shared this opportunity with us. Please see the link below for the details of the internship and how to apply. If you have questions, reach out to Paige McKinsey, View the Global Camps Africa employment opportunities page for more information. … [Read more...]

Voting Registrar Office Job!

Interested in learning more about the voting process? The Voting Registrar’s office for the City of Fredericksburg is hiring. Check out the Fxbg employment opportunities page and search for the position “Assistant Registrar II." Applications due April 1! … [Read more...]

Virginia21 and UMW Votes Opportunities

Join Virginia21 to learn about Virginia state policy! Some activities include a luncheon in the fall where participants get to meet the governor, and a conference in the spring where participants learn about state policy. As members of Virginia21, you can work with UMW Votes if you want to, to learn more about voter registration and voter mobilization. And/or you can do other civic engagement activities. … [Read more...]