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June

Doctoral student, Palina Prysmakova, was awarded the "Best Conference Paper by a Doctoral Student" at the Network of Institutes of Schools of Public Administration of Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee) conference in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Academic Advising during Summer

Attention Students: Please be advised that during the months of June and July, your undergraduate advisors will be working with the University during Freshman Orientations. Therefore, our available advising hours may be limited, as we will be out of the office for extended periods of time. Please be sure to schedule an appointment through the My_eAdvisor Dashboard to ensure that you are seen in a timely manner. Thank you, Public Administration Advisors

July

Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF) is seeking interns for its offices. The Tampa Bay and South Florida offices are seeking interns for both Fall and Spring semesters, while the Central Florida office is seeking interns for the Spring semester. HBIF is a nonprofit economic development organization that offers business consulting services and educational workshops to Hispanic entrepreneurs in Florida. HBIF provides a professional learning environment for student interns, offering them a chan

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August

George Burgess, former Miami-Dade County Manager is now part of the University as professor in the Department of Public Administration. Burgess holds 28 years of public service experience across various levels of government. In Miami-Dade, he served for eight years as Assistant County Manager, County Manager and County Budget Director. (Source: FIU Beacon - Andre'Anna Stonom, Contributing Writer)

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The Office of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-21)is looking for bright, energetic young people with an interest in finding out more about their government. An internship in a Congressional office is a tremendous learning opportunity. Interested students should contact Glorianne M. Amor, Deputy District Director and Office Manager, at 305-470-8555 or Gloria.Amor@mail.house.gov

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September

Internship with Rep. Frank Artiles

Representative Frank Artiles is in search of 2 interns for his District office. Interested students should submit their resume and a brief note indicating they are FIU students to silvia.castellanos@myfloridahouse.gov.

The FIU Office of Annual Giving is recruiting a Development Assistant to facilitate all aspects related to the Faculty & Staff (F&S) Campaign for FIU. This position will report to the Director of Annual Giving who will coordinate orientation and training and will set work assignments and priorities with the candidate.

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The LKQ Government Affairs Department has two internship positions available from November 2012 through July 2013. The students will have the option to participate in a paid internship or an externship to receive academic credit.

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The National Diversity Council, a non-profit organization, is seeking a Coordinator for the Orlando, Jacksonville, and eventually Tallahassee areas. This position is responsible for the administration and coordination of the internal operations and organizational activities (see attachment for more information). The Coordinator reports to the Founder & CEO, with direction from other National Diversity Council (NDC) staff. To apply, please send a resume to sofia.reed@floridadiversitycouncil.org

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The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center's Map and Imagery User Services unit at the Florida International University Libraries is looking for a highly skilled individual with a background in GIS, science, or engineering to join its team of GIS and library professionals, to lead efforts in training, research, public outreach and education in the areas of GIS and maps.

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Teamwork is at the heart of City Year’s approach to service and social change. As a City Year corps member, you will be assigned to a team of 8-15 people at the beginning of the year and will serve with that team for the duration of the year. You will serve with a highly diverse group of young people from different racial, ethnic, educational and socio-economic backgrounds that are determined to make a difference.

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Internships (unpaid) available, working in various functional units of USSOUTHCOM Headquarters in Miami-Dade County. USSOUTHCOM is the unified military command responsible for activities within South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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Office of Miami-Dade County County Commissioner Esteban Bovo, Jr. - Gain knowledge of the day-to-day function of County Government and constituent and community services. Potential duties: find solutions for constituent concerns, plan and implement District initiatives, attend community events, research issues and develop legislation, and work with local municipalities and county government to provide effective services to District 13.

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USDA Pathways Internship Program - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites students and recent graduates to apply for the USDA Student Employment Programs. The Student Employment Programs provides opportunities for students to gain experience as assistants in agriculture, scientific, professional, and technical areas.

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Attend an on-campus presentation on Wednesday, October 24th - BBC (HM 230) at 12pm and MMC (GC 316) at 6pm.

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Summer 2013 State Department Internships! The announcement for the Summer 2013 State Department Student Experience Program has been posted on USAJOBS.GOV. The link is: https://my.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/326501200

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The Center is seeking interns for its two locations, 1101 Brickell Avenue, and the FIU Pines Center, located at 17195 Sheridan Street, in Pembroke Pines, approximately one mile West of I-75. Interns will have significant research and outreach responsibility. They will work directly with faculty and staff while interacting with a broad cross section of community leaders. Interns are expected to work 15-20 hours weekly and may register for internship credit.

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To apply for any of the internships with the Town of Davie, please send a current resume and cover letter specifying which position you're applying for, to Agatha Caraballo at acarabal@fiu.edu

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Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces - Internship in Training/Organizational Development Exciting opportunity for a graduate student in Organizational Development to gain experience in training, strategic planning and organizational change. This internship involves working closely with the Manager, Training and Strategic Planning, to develop and facilitate training, including new hire orientation, and to participate in key organizational change efforts.

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Designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. For more information, please visit http://www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/

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The County is full of opportunities for both college and high school students to learn and grow. The County's internship program exposes college and high school students to the rich variety of career opportunities available in County government, while gaining real-world work experience and guidance from industry professionals.

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October

The Fund for American Studies is accepting applications for our Spring 2013 Capital Semester in Washington, DC. This academic internship program is for undergraduates seeking to obtain professional experience in the fields of public policy, economics, international affairs, journalism, communications and the nonprofit sector. Students are placed in internships for 30 hours a week while earning 12 transferable credits. Application deadline is November 1, 2012.

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Dr. Allan Rosenbaum has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

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This opportunity provides the student with insight on how City Government works with various industries such as Event and Film Production and how this relates to Tourism. The unpaid internship is mainly to serve as administrative support to the Special Events office. In conjunction with their administrative support they will also get to experience onsite meetings, film and special event scouts/walk-through’s with producers, visit film sets, and in many cases attend actual special events.

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The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Investigations will be interviewing candidates for their Student Diversity Internship Program on November 2nd. These positions will be for Spring 2013 and will be placed in the agency's Miami, FL office. To sign up for an interview time, log into your Panther Joblink account on career.fiu.edu and click the "Interviews I Qualify For" on the right hand side of the home page under the "Land An Interview" section.

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The PMF Class of 2013 application, via a job opportunity announcement on USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov), is expected to launch Monday, November 5, 2012, and close at 11:59:59pm (ET) on Monday, November 19, 2012. Applicants can search for "Presidential Management Fellows" on USAJOBS or select the link found under the Application Process\How to Apply webpage.For more information, please visit http://www.pmf.gov/

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The application for the FIU 2013 Tallahassee Legislative Internship Program is now available. The program is in its 5th year and provides students an opportunity to gain work experience in the political process while earning credits during the spring 2013 semester. The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, October 17th, 2012.

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November

The application period for the 2013 Local Government Management Fellowship is open! This highly competitive career-development opportunity places fellows in a local government management-track position shaped by rotational assignments and direct mentorship under senior management.

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Dr. Meredith Newman was honored with a Professional Achievement Award from the University of Central Florida.

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