Lifelong Career Services for Students & Alumni
At the Trachtenberg School, we are unwavering in our dedication to advancing your public service aspirations throughout your entire career journey. Our lifelong career services for students and alumni, enriched by expert advisors, an expansive employer network, and an engaged alumni community, truly make all the difference in shaping successful and impactful professional journeys. With an active LinkedIn Group, TSPPPA-specific job and internship board, and highly personalized advising - career exploration at every professional level, resume reviews, LinkedIn advice, interview preparation and salary negotiation - we are here for our students and alumni!
- Interested in enhancing your resume, cover letter, interviews and more?
Written specifically for the Trachtenberg School community, our ten career guides cover topics including networking meetings, federal resumes, LinkedIn and compensation negotiation.
- Searching for job boards and professional resources specific to your interests?
We offer a breadth of job boards and career resources related to the public sector, nonprofits, foundations, environment, social impact, international development, and academia. We also provide tools related to salary research, executive search firms, military personnel career resources and professional networking groups.
- Wanting to do a deep dive into different public service fields?
We have curated lists of sample employers and professional resources for twenty public service fields aligned to the areas of interest for our students and alumni.
- Exploring internship and fellowship resources?
We offer an expansive list of fellowships including government (federal, state, local, county), policy/nonprofit, international, health and research/university to help our students and alumni find opportunities during and after graduate school. We also provide more information for students seeking internships while studying at the Trachtenberg School.
- Looking to learn about employment resources for diverse populations?
Visit this page to learn more about the numerous employers that offer special recruiting opportunities for diverse populations.
- Looking to watch our Quick Tips from Alumni and recording career programs?
Visit the Video Hub to view available recordings from alumni panels, employer briefings and Quick Career Tips from alumni.
- Denise Fowler, Director of Career Development and Alumni Services (Via Zoom or Phone, 202-994-8475)
- 9/21, 9-10am
- 9/25, 2-3pm
- Melissa Feuer, Career Coach (In person: MPA Building, Rm 601W or Virtually via Zoom)
- Mondays, 1-2pm (in person or virtual)
- Thursdays, 7-8pm (virtual)
- NO OFFICE HOURS ON 9/21 & 9/25
Upcoming Trachtenberg School Career Programs
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