At the School of Public Administration, we are dedicated to your success. We can prepare you for the job market through mock interviews, resume refinement, editing cover letters and much more. Below are some opportunities for professional development.

For more information, contact experiential learning coordinator Mirtha Bailey.

Job Search Resources

Use KnightLink to search jobs, post your resume, and access interviewing and recruitment events

Check the Events Calendar for Career Fairs and Network Events

Search the following websites for federal job placement, internships and career guides:

Fellowships and Scholarships

Throughout the year, there are a number of prestigious fellowships and scholarships available to students. These opportunities are highly competitive and often have minimal requirements such as 3.5 GPA and graduate coursework. Familiarize yourself with the instructions and deadlines for each post before beginning an application, as they are all different. Most of the applications are due by early fall.

Public and Nonprofit Fellowships

Alpha Fellowship Program
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI) Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship
California Assemby Fellows Program
Central Intelligence Agency Graduate Scholarship
WREI Congressional Fellows on Women and Public Policy (Womens Research and Ed Institute
USAID Democracy Fellows and Grants Program
USDA Internship
USDA Junior Agricultural Ambassador (FL)
USDA National Agricultural Library
HACU National Internship Program
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
Washington Internship for Native Students
DC Gov Passport to Work Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
USDA Presidential Management Fellowship Program
Environmental Protection Agency Grant Application
Families USA Villers and Wellstone Fellowships ;
Local Government Management Internship (Wittenberg)
NYC Urban Fellows Program for Seniors in Undergrad
Urban Fellows Program (DCAS)
NYC Service Fellowship (DCAS)
Public Service Corps (DCAS)
NYC Summer Internship Program (DCAS)
NYC Urban Fellows Program
Florida Gubernatorial Fellows
Local Government Management Fellowship
Presidential Management Fellowship (Federal)
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
White House Leadership Development Program