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Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

Current Job/Scholarship/Internship Opportunities

See the links located in the Nittany Lion Careers widget below to see available jobs listed through the Career Enrichment Center.

 Summer position with Fund for the Public Interest

Want a job that will build skills to help you launch your career, work on urgent issues you care about like stopping plastic pollution and reducing bee-killing pesticides while making good money?

Fund for the Public Interest is hiring students to work on top environmental and social change issues! We’re a national, nonprofit, that builds the people power it takes to win hard-fought campaigns and make real change on some of the most important issues of our day. That’s why the Fund is hiring people to work this summer on campaigns for America’s leading grassroots action groups to protect the environment and public health across the nation. Click HERE to find out more.

When you take a campaign job with the Fund, you’ll work on real-world issues like this one and others, like reducing single-use plastic pollution, big money in politics, or stopping the use of bee-killing pesticides. You’ll get real-world training, building the people power it takes to win on these issues, and gaining leadership experience, all while getting paid.

We’re hiring for a number of different positions including campaign staff, field managers, and directors for our summer campaign season. There are available positions in our 15+ offices all across the country, so apply today to help make change happen.

Who Are We Looking For?

• Energetic personalities determined to make a difference

• Engaging story-tellers with a passion for environmental and social change

• Self-motivators who turn obstacles into opportunities

• Individuals who persevere when faced with challenge

• Goal-oriented leaders

Salary and Benefits:

Staff earn an average between $10-20 per hour, which varies by location. You are paid that base hourly pay for meeting the minimum performance standard, plus may earn an additional $4-9 per hour or more for exceeding the minimum performance standard. Staff never earn less than minimum wage for the hours that they work. So, you could earn between $13.50 and $22.50 per hour depending on performance.

Depending on your position, location and other factors you may be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents, our commuter benefit program, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off and short-term disability insurance. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

To learn more: or Apply directly through our link here and start being part of the solution!


Jewish Democratic Council of America fellowship

There is an exciting summer and fall opportunity for students on campus. JDCA is recruiting college students for a paid organizing fellowship program for the Summer and Fall 2022 semesters. 

Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) is the voice of Jewish Democrats and the only national organization that combines Jewish values advocacy with a Democratic political agenda. This year, JDCA is looking to expand our grassroots impact across the country by turning out Jewish voters in support of Democrats running in the midterm elections. Student fellows will play an integral role in JDCA’s election efforts, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to engage and organize communities as well as advocate for our Jewish, pro-Israel and Democratic values. JDCA will provide leadership and development training, staff support, educational and networking opportunities, access to organizing tools and technology, and other resources to support fellows in advancing JDCA’s mission and their careers.

The fellowship will start in June and end shortly after the November 2022 midterm elections. Fellows will work full-time during the Summer from June through August, and then part-time from September through November. Fellows will receive $500 a month for the summer (June through August) and $500 total for the Fall (September through November) for a total stipend of $2,000.

For students interested, send a resume to with the subject line “Organizing Fellowship.” 

Best regards,Alan Shulman

Outreach Associate, 

Jewish Democratic Council of America


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

Alliance for American Manufacturing Fall Public Policy Internship

There is a paid Public Policy internship for fall semester with the Alliance for American Manufacturing. Job posting is in Nittany Lion Careers (job ID# 140376); link here. Apply sooner rather than later as it’s on a rolling basis, but deadline is August 12.

Fall 2022 Policy Internship