Public Interest and Government

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GREAT SITE for Government Honors Programs & Internships!

Government Honors & Internship Handbook - Prepared by the University of Arizona School of Law (extensive list of most government internships in the United States)

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GREAT SITE for Public Interest Internships and Fellowships and Post-Grad Job Postings!

2014 Public Policy Handbook - Prepared by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
(published annually and updated frequently; sorted by state, subject, deadline dates, organization and subject)

 
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The Federal Government's Official Job Site  -  USAJOBS  (www.usa.gov)

This is your one-stop source for Federal Jobs and employment information. It has an A to Z index of agency websites.  Create and store a resume for applying to Federal jobs.

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PSJD (formerly PSLawNet) offers excellent information about government careers.
http://www.psjd.org/


Click on "Career Central" and check out various links, including  "Government Careers," (which contains resources on local, state and federal government hiring) and "Prosecutor/Public Defender Careers."  Among several "must reads" is The Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide.

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The Partnership for Public Service (www.ourpublicservice.org)

This website offers several email publications, including the Daily Pipeline, and also publishes:
Best Places to Work in Federal Government (data.bestplacestowork.org/bptw/index) and

Where the Jobs Are  (wherethejobsare.org/WTJA/about/), which identifies projected federal hiring at 35 agencies through Sept. 30, 2013.

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Equal Justice Works  (www.equaljusticeworks.org) Four programs are available during law school and post-grad:

Summer Corps (2L, 2E, and 3E)
AmericCorps Legal Fellowships - post-grad
Equal Justice Works Fellowships - post-grad
Public Defender Corps - post-grad
 
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Federal Times  (www.federaltimes.com)   has a terrific section on Careers. all SMU law students see web

FedScope  (www.fedscope.opm.gov    has an extensive repository of data on federal hiring (takes a bit of patience to use, but is interesting).
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Government Executive.com (www.govexec.com/) is an e-publication that has a variety of good information, as well as an excellent "Jobs" column.
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