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Work in Public Affairs [A Real Job]

13 Apr

Here’s a job listing that might appeal to some of you graduating seniors.  They ask for 1-5 years of experience or a “strong background in legislative, grassroots and coalition advocacy or politics.”   The full job posting is below:

Allegiance Strategies, LLC is a niche public affairs consulting firm focused on helping clients achieve a pro-growth, competitive and inclusive America.  Allegiance seeks to hire a hard-working, motivated individual as a Manager of Legislative and Administrative Affairs in Washington, DC beginning as soon as possible.  The successful candidate will provide legislative, grassroots, coalition, fundraising, finance and administrative support primarily for efforts to secure tax relief for family businesses and freedom for all Americans regardless of sexual orientation.

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Work for Global Health [Job]

25 Mar

The Department of Global Health is seeking a Student Administrative Assistant(SAA) to provide day-to-day administrative support to the Department of Global Health and the Center for Global Health in the GW School of Public Health and Health Services.  The SAA will work 20 hours per week at a rate of $10 per hour.


  • Manage the front desk and performing basic administrative duties including answering phone calls and relaying messages, making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing letters and documents, receiving and sorting mail and deliveries, assisting visitors with questions, and booking appointments for senior management.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Departmental and Center events (seminars, roundtables, conferences, residential institutes) both on-campus and off-campus with partner institutions, including:
    • List and RSVP system management including distribution lists for future event announcements;
    • Event prep-work including catering and set-up
    • On-site support at events
  • Perform with other tasks as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • One to three (1-3) years of related experience performing administrative duties;
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent communication (writing and verbal skills), interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, function well under pressure, pay attention to detail, and meet deadlines.

Interested applicants should send aresume and brief letter of interest to Jenny Ottenhoff at Jotvos@gwu.edu
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.  Position open until filled.

Work for Impact Alabama [An Actual Job]

18 Feb

UHP Alum Carolyn tells us about a new job opportunity — one she’s had for the past year:

I graduated last May and started working at Impact Alabama in July.  So far it has been a fantastic experience– my co-workers are terrific, and I’ve learned so much (including how to prepare income tax returns, something I never thought I would know how to do).  We’re looking for graduating seniors with a sense of adventure and dedication to public service to fill our ranks for service year 2011-2012.

Impact Alabama, a nationally recognized organization fighting poverty in Alabama, is now accepting applications for Regional Coordinators. The Regional Coordinator position begins in July following graduation and lasts one year.

The position combines service with three of our nationally unique initiatives: FocusFirst, SaveFirst and CollegeFirst.

  • FocusFirst trains college students to provide high-tech vision screenings and follow-up care to preschool-age children in Head Starts and day cares in low-income rural and urban areas throughout Alabama. FocusFirst was recently selected from more than 800 nominations to receive a national award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in recognition of its creativity and commitment to addressing local health concerns.
  • SaveFirst trains college students to provide free tax preparation services and opportunities for savings and economic improvement to working families in Alabama.
  • CollegeFirst trains college and graduate students to help implement a Pre-AP summer Advanced Placement Institute for high school students in selected cities.

Each initiative will allow you to work directly on college campuses and in communities statewide.  When you work with FocusFirst, you will organize and plan training seminars for students at participating campuses, lead vision screenings across the state, and assist in the expansion of a statewide plan identifying target communities for vision screenings.  When you work with SaveFirst, you will train college students to prepare taxes and manage their service at community-based tax preparation sites, work with community partners to expand the initiative as a service-learning opportunity across Alabama, and research issues of poverty and predatory lending to continue developing a SaveFirst curriculum.  When you work with CollegeFirst, you will train college students to tutor and mentor AP high school students, provide support to AP teachers, and implement a three-week summer program for participating high school students.

To apply to serve as a Regional Coordinator for the 2011-2012 service year, please visit www.impactalabama.org.

Work for GW as House Staff!

19 Nov

We sent this out in the NewsFlash! today, but I wanted to highlight this opportunity here too.  We’ve had quite few Honors students in the past work for housing, and they’ve always enjoyed it quite a bit.  It’s a great way to really get involved with GW (seriously, you make tons of friends and get paid for it)  but it can also be a great chance to get involved in the UHP community too.  They’re specifically looking right now for Honors students to work in Honors housing communities!  Hiring for these jobs is always competitive, (but hey, you’re Honors students!) so make sure to apply if you’re interested.


Strong candidates are sought who want to get involved in the residence halls and gain significant leadership skills from the position. A variety of candidates for all of our positions are being sought, but there’s special interest in candidates that would be a good person to work with the various Honors communities in both our first-year and second-year buildings.  Are you a good candidate to be House staff or to be House staff working with the Honors communities? Then apply!

All students interested in applying should go to http://living.gwu.edu/jobs/HouseStaffRecruitment/ to fill out the online application. The deadline for applications is December 6, 2009. Contact Jeff Llewellyn at jllewell@gwu.edu with any questions.