PSG Employers at the Fall Job & Internship Fair

Get ready for the career center’s biggest event of the semester: The Fall Job and Internship Fair! The fair will span two days: Wednesday, Oct 23 (Day 1) and Thursday, Oct 24 (Day 2) from 10am-3pm in Newcomb Hall. Register here and find a full list of employers attending. We’ve compiled a list of employers relevant to the Public Service & Government community bellow. Remember to practice your elevator pitch, have 5-10 copies of your resume, and bring a big smile! 

Government - Local, State & Federal

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) 
    • The CIA’s primary mission is to collect, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the President and senior U.S. policymakers in making decisions related to national security. CIA selects well-qualified people in nearly all fields. There are several roles to fill and locations of work throughout the country.
    • https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/ 
  • Federal Reserve Board 
    • The Federal Reserve system is the central bank of the United States. It provides the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve board hires interns and entry level positions and is located in Washington, DC. 
    • https://www.federalreserve.gov/careers.htm
  • National Security Agency (NSA) 
  • United States Postal Service 
    • The U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 155 million residences, businesses, and Post Office Boxes. It is the second largest company in America. The U.S. Postal Service provides accelerated career paths through entry level development programs and a Summer Internship Program. The USPS will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 and Day 2 from 10am - 3pm 
    • https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/employers/36493 
    • https://about.usps.com/careers/welcome.htm
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 
    • The FDA is responsible for protecting public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices. The FDA offers fellowship and full-time opportunities. The FDA will be at Day 2 of the Fall JOb and Internship Fair from 10am- 3pm 
    • https://www.fda.gov/
    • https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/employers/32268
  • Center for Army Analysis SHINE Systems 
    • SHINE Systems is a Trusted Leader in Decision Analytics, Technology Integration, and Mission Support Services on the forefront of consulting domains with customers in the Federal and private sector. SHINE offers Internship and Part-Time employment opportunities and will attend the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • https://shinesystems.com/
  • Albemarle County, Office of Emergency Management 
    • The Albemarle County EOM coordinates the University, City, and County response to emergency incidents. OEM is responsible for coordinating with government and non-governmental organizations on prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies. Albemarle County EOM is hiring from all majors for Internship opportunities this summer. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship fair on Day 1 and 2 from 10am - 3pm 
    • https://www.albemarle.org/department.asp?department=ecc&relpage=3093
  • Arlington County Police Department 
    • The Arlington County Police Department is hiring across all majors for Full-Time Police Officer opportunities. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • https://acpd.jobs  

Defense

  • Trident Systems Inc. 
    • Trident Systems delivers innovative and affordable collaboration, ISR, and communication solutions for crucial government and commercial needs including unique applications of emerging technologies tailored to address our customers’ mission critical requirements. Trident is hiring across all majors for Full-Time, Part-Time, and Internship opportunities. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 and 2 from 10am-3pm  
    • https://www.tridsys.com/ 
  • United States Marine Corps Officer Selection Station - Charlottesville & Richmond 
    • The Marine Corps Officer Recruiting Program is hiring Officers of Marines and Officer Selection Officers from across all majors. The path to becoming an Officer of Marines begins with the Officer Selection Officer. The OSO guides physical training and prepares individuals for the challenge of becoming a battle-proven leader as an Officer of Marines. They will be at the Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm 
    • https://www.marines.com/
  • National Ground Intelligence Center 
    • The NGIC produces scientific and technical intelligence and military capabilities analysis on foreign ground forces to ensure that U.S. forces have a decisive edge in current and future military operations. NGIC is part of the Intelligence Community and the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. They are hiring for Intelligence Specialists, as well as scientists and engineers for Full-Time job and internship opportunities. The NGIC will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • https://www.inscom.army.mil/

Politics

  • Heritage Foundation 
    • The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution-- a think tank-- whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. They are looking to hire for Full-Time and Part-time Internship and Fellowship opportunities. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • http://www.heritage.org/
  • DCinternships 
    • The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC based Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall, and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason University, an internship placement and furnished housing in the heart of Washington DC. Students participate in a variety of exclusive guest lectures, site briefings, as well as professional development and networking events. They will be at the Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • http://dcinternships.org
  • Politico
    • Politico is the essential online, mobile, and print destination for coverage and analysis of Congress, the White House, politics and lobbying. They are looking to hire Business Development Associates, Account Management Associates, and Internship opportunities. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • https://www.politico.com/employment
  • Acumen, LLC 
    • Acumen, LLC provides government agencies with impartial research and analytical tools to inform decision-making. The activities they perform reflect the general principle that providers, policy makers, and public citizens should have the best available evidence upon which to base their choices. They are hiring for Data and Policy analysts, and Internship opportunities. They will be at the Fall and Job Internship Fair Day 1 from 10am-3 pm. 
    • https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/employers/17460

Non-Profits

  • The Mind & Life Institute
    • The Mind & Life Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides funding for research projects and think tanks and hosts academic conferences and dialogues with the 14th Dalai Llama. Its mission is to alleviate suffering and promote flourishing by advancing the interdisciplinary field of contemplative sciences in real-world contexts. They are looking to hire for part-time internship positions. 
    • http://www.mindandlife.org
  • Teach For America 
    • Teach for America works with communities to expand education opportunities for children facing the challenges of poverty. It seeks promising leaders early in their who wish to make systemic change. They are hiring from all majors for full-time job, internship, and experiential learning opportunities. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 1 and 2 from 10am-3pm 
    • http://www.teachforamerica.org
  • Council on Foreign Relations 
    • The CFR is a leading nonprofit research center and publisher with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing to U.S. foreign policy. CFR publishes Foreign Affairs. They are hiring for full-time and part-time job and internship opportunities and will be at the Fall Job and Internship Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
    • http://www.cfr.org
  • City Year 
    • City year helps students and schools succeed. Fueled by national service, City Year partners with public schools in 29 urban, high-need communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa. They are hiring for full time job and volunteer opportunities and will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm. 
    • http://www.cityyear.org/
  • International Food Policy Research Institute | HarvestPlus 
    • HarvestPlus is a nonprofit that works with partners to tackle hidden hunger on a global scale by breeding vitamins and minerals into everyday food crops. They build sustainable food systems and bridge the gap between agriculture and nutrition. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm 
    • https://www.ifpri.org/program/harvestplus
  • Virginia Beach Fellows 
    • VBF offers a 9-month leadership development program for recent college graduates in Virginia Beach, VA. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm. 
  • Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program
    • The JET program has sent more than 60,000 participants to work in schools, boards of education, and government offices throughout Japan. It offers a unique cultural exchange opportunity to meet people from over 40 countries around the world living and working in Japan. They are hiring for Assistant Language Teachers and Coordinators for International Relations positions. They will be at the Job and Internship Day 1 from 10am-3pm. 
  • Peace Corps   
    • The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Get the chance to fully integrate into a host country community where you will live and work for two years on projects ranging from education to business development. The Peace Corps hires from across all majors and will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm. 

Global Humanitarian Aid 

  • Center for International Stabilization and Recovery 
    • The CISR conducts post-conflict recovery work through programs and information exchange, and facilitates a paid fellowship in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the U.S. Department of State Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement. This program is open to current 4th years, graduate students, or recent graduates and will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm
    • http://www.jmu.edu/cisr/other/fellowship.shtml 
  • Development Alternatives, INC 
    • DAI works on the frontlines of global development, transforming ideas into action and action into impact. They tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. They will be at the Fall Job and Internship Fair Day 2 from 10am-3pm. 
    • https://www.dai.com/