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Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

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The National Security Agency (NSA) is having a Hiring Binge

The National Security Agency (NSA) is in the middle of hiring 3,000 new employees, the largest growth in the NSA’s history. Why? Because of a combination of factors. First, their workforce is aging and many of their employees are looking at retiring in the next one to five years. Second, they have lost many employees who have gone to other agencies seeking more flexibility in classified and unclassified work locations and schedules. And third, the NSA needs the next generation of talent who are technologically savvy. The NSA has used Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs for years, but with new models coming online that can do so much more, the need for people who can analyze and extrapolate the data is huge.

Changes are needed to attract and recruit qualified new hires or bring back previous NSA employees and these include offering more workplace flexibilities, such as telework, and a more streamlined 

 process. The current onboarding process and getting cleared is onerous and lengthy, with some candidates waiting for months, or even over a year before getting through all of the hoops and getting a job offer. This results in many applicants giving up or finding employment with other agencies by the time the NSA decides to make a job offer.  Here is a link to take a look at what the NSA is all about and what kinds of positions they are looking to fill over the next few years.


Duane Morris Government Strategies Fall 2023 Internship Opportunity

DMGS is a national, full-service, bipartisan government relations firm dedicated to finding solutions for our clients when they need to make an impact at the federal, state, and local level. DMGS professionals are experts of governments’ legislative & administrative processes, public policy, & grassroots lobbying initiatives and have years of experience monitoring, drafting, amending, passing, & stopping legislation, public relations & crisis management, coalition building,  development finance consulting, grant identification/grant writing, and procurement.

We are currently seeking interns for Fall 2023. Our internships are unpaid, but we do offer flexible, remote opportunities and are happy to work with our applicants to receive academic credit.


Ryan G. DeMara 

Deputy Director of Public Affairs 

Duane Morris Government Strategies 



Opportunity at the White House for Recent Graduates

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence (OPC) is expanding our team of hard-working Americans who are committed to public service. OPC serves as the eyes and ears of the White House by connecting the American people with President Biden by responding to letters, emails, and gifts; sending greetings to commemorate special life milestones; and facilitating federal casework assistance. OPC also works to amplify the voices of the American people directly to the President, across digital channels, and with White House policy, speechwriting, and communications teams to help tell the story of the impact the Biden Administration is having in the lives of people across the nation.Possible junior roles ($48,000 annual salary) include:Writer — writing letters to the American peopleCasework Analyst — coordinating with Federal agencies to respond to constituent needsMail Analyst — overseeing the physical mail and email processes, including managing interns and volunteersGifts Analyst — processing gifts, coordinating with agencies to appropriately archiveIf you’re interested, or if you know someone who might be, please pass along resumes to


Volunteer Positions for Donald Mason’s office

Donald Mason is running for mayor of Hazleton, PA. There are several internship positions available:

VOLUNTEER COORDINATORThe duties of the Volunteer Coordinator involves working with and supervising Block Captains. The Volunteer Coordinator will also help organize all aspects of volunteering, from recruiting new volunteers to promoting opportunities for people who want more hours in their schedule. In this position you will also be responsible for keeping our campaign’s leadership informed on administrative changes, schedule changes, and continued training requirements of our volunteers.BLOCK CAPTAINSServing as a Block Captain means you are responsible for coordinating with volunteers within your appointed demographic areas to assist in the election processes.COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTORThe job of the Communications Director is to set the tone for messaging and portray our organization’s values. As the Communications Director you will be responsible for establishing relationships with media outlets, developing strategic marketing plans and handling public relations issues that arise internally or externally.CAMPAIGN MANAGERThe job of the Campaign Manager is tomanage all staff and volunteers with campaign assignments in analyzing, organizing and executing the annual campaign effort. Develops and executes work plans for assigned campaign responsibilities, establishes performance measures, monitors results and produce evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of their workplace Campaign. PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTORThe job of the Public Affairs Director combines government relations, media communications, issue management, corporate and social responsibility, information dissemination and strategic communications advice. The Public Affairs Coordinator will aim to influence public policy, build and maintain a strong reputation and find common ground with stakeholders. COMMUNITY LIAISONThe Community Liaison is responsible for managing the communication between local institutions and community citizens. and coordinate with members of the community to talk about their needs and concerns, directing them to the organizations with plans on improving the people’s lifestyles. Additionally, the duties of the Community liaison will be to interact with community leaders at all levels to identify their concerns which can then become key action points for Donald mason to incorporate as Hazleton’s future mayor in 2024