Positions open with IDinsight

IDinsight is an international development consulting organization that helps policymakers make socially impactful decisions using rigorous evidence. They tailor a wide range of analytical and quantitative tools to help their clients design better policy. Founded by graduates of the Harvard Business and Kennedy Schools, they work across sectors – governance, health, education, energy, agriculture, sanitation – and with a range of clients, including the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the United Nations.

They are hiring for the roles of Associate (0-4 years of experience) and Manager (4-10 years of experience) across their offices in India, the Philippines, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, and Zambia. More information, including spotlights of current and past Associates and Managers, can be found online at idinsight.org/careers.

Please apply via their website, at idinsight.org/careers. Associate applications are due on October 23rd, 2017. Any questions should be directed to careers@IDinsight.org.


Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

Interested in teaching and working in Japan after graduation?

Come find out about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, a Japanese government program aimed at promoting grassroots international exchange.  JET offers two types of positions: Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) who help teach English in primary and secondary schools, and Coordinator of International Relations (CIR) who help coordinate international programs in city and town halls throughout JapanJapanese language proficiency is NOT required for most positions.

The JET Program Coordinator from the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit will present an overview of the program and discuss the application process for positions that start in the summer of 2018.  

The application deadline is November 9, so for those of you who have already started your application, this is a great opportunity to get any questions answered before submitting!

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: Noon1:30 PM
Location: Weiser Hall 455, 500 Church Street
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Impact Recruiter Visit to U of M, October 11-13

Impact is a great opportunity for people who want to organize to make a difference on the most important environmental and public interest issues happening in the country today like stopping climate change, clean air and water and stopping the overuse of antibiotics.

Impact Organizer Callie Rouse will be on campus from Oct 11-13.  She will be interviewing candidates for August 2018 class on Oct 13. To interview with her, you can apply online here and she will contact you to set up an interview.

If you can see yourself next year organizing to make a difference in health and the environment, apply to join the Impact team. With Impact, you make a difference now. The work you do builds the power we need to win more victories and you gain the experience that PIRG, Environment America and other groups look for when hiring new advocates and campaign directors.


Environmental Fellowship and Digital Organizing Jobs Early Application Deadline

For students interested in environmental advocacy – the Environment America Fellowship is a perfect opportunity for graduating seniors who are interested in gaining hands-on experience by lobbying and campaigning, and who are motivated to make a difference for the environment.

Environment America is also hiring Digital Campaigners to engage supporters through social media, web programs, and emails. This is a chance to work with one of the campaign teams to run a powerful digital campaign to help solve global warming, expand solar energy or protect clean water.

The early application deadline for these positions is October 8, 2017 at 9pm ET.

Environment America’s team of staff, citizen members, and activists across the country are working together to put the environment first. And we’re looking forward to adding more smart, purpose-driven, results-oriented people to our team.

Learn more about these opportunities and our work on Environment America‘s website.

Positions with U.S. PIRG

U.S. PIRG is hiring staff who are ready to tackle important problems that affect millions of lives – problems like the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, the dominance of big money in our democracy, or the toxins in our everyday products.

I’m sure you’ve heard that millions of people’s data was hacked. U.S. PIRG has been working to help consumers protect their data and are calling on Congress to pass the Freedom for Equifax Exploitation (FREE) Act to correct this wrong and make credit freezes free to all consumers.

Early application deadline: Sunday, October 8th
Apply online today

Speak For The Public Interest

Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making a decision that will affect all of us — it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy. Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for the public interest. As a U.S. PIRG Fellow, that’s what you’ll do.

What It Means To Be A Fellow

You won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, working on everything from reducing the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry to defending consumer protections on Wall Street. You’ll be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results.
This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with U.S. PIRG. We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Pay & Benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. U.S. PIRG offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit jobs.uspirg.org.

Locations & Start Dates

We’re hiring for positions in Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago. If you’re flexible, you can apply for multiple locations. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions available starting immediately or in August 2018.

Are you ready to speak for the public interest?

U.S. PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit publicinterestnetwork.org to learn more.
U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

Consumers Financial Protection Bureau Director’s Financial Analyst Fellowships

Consumers Financial Protection Bureau Director’s Financial Analyst Fellowships
Join U-M Alum and Current CFPB Fellow, Dominic Russel
Tuesday, October 3rd 6-7pm
LSA Honors Program (1330 Mason Hall)

This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the CFPB does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants.

All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rulemaking activities throughout the Bureau.

We are recruiting for positions that begin after the 2017-2018 academic year.

Previous Director’s Financial Analysts have used the program as a springboard to further their careers. Some graduates of the program have moved on to:

  • Grad school (e.g. Yale, MIT, Columbia, Harvard)
  • Private industry (e.g. Amazon, Uber, Wells Fargo)
  • Public sector (e.g. Department of the Treasury, NY Fed, local government)

CFPB will be on campus for the career fair on October 4th and are also hosting an information session with the Honors College in the evening of October 3rd, and you can email Dominic.Russel@cfpb.gov for more information.

Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) Now Accepting Applications



Applications are being accepted for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) in theWashington, D.C. location.
Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers.
Please note the cutoff point for these positions: These vacancy announcements will be open from September 20 to September 26, 2017 or when the application cutoff limit has been reached for each position. Each vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions is met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages. Veterans’ preference regulations apply.

Vacancy USAJOBS Links Cutoff
Foreign Affairs
(Student Trainee)
Office Automation
(Student Trainee)
GS-0399-04:HRSC/PATH-2017-0171 100

Student Trainees work closely with the U.S. diplomats and Civil Service professionals who carry out America’s foreign policy initiatives. To witness and participate in U.S. foreign policy formulation and implementation, consider a Pathways internship with the U.S. Department of State.
The Internship Experience Program (IEP) allows for non-temporary appointments that are expected to last the length of the academic program for which the intern is enrolled. IEP participants, while in the program, are eligible for noncompetitive promotions. This program allows for noncompetitive conversion into the competitive service following successful completion of all program requirements. Conversion to the competitive service is not guaranteed.

U.S. citizenship is required for all positions. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please contact HRSC@state.gov or visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.