Job Search Resources

Students are encouraged to explore job descriptions and postings in their interest areas to get a feel for different public interest career pathways.  Searches can be followed up with sit-down with one of the IOP's Office of Career Services representatives.  Here is a list of resources to start your search:

AAPC Job Board - American Association of Political Consultants Job Board

AngelList Jobs - A website for raising equity or debt investments for startups with a large list of jobs in startups; also features a platform to explore salaries across roles, locations, etc. 

Best Places to Work - Reports and rankings on the best federal agencies to work for; no actual job listings

Brad Traverse Jobs - A website for jobs in DC, on and off the Hill for Democrats, Republicans, and Independents

Careers in Government - Site for finding jobs in government, education and other public sector agencies 

Career One Stop - Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources; good resource for state jobs

Crimson Careers - Internship and career database maintained by the Office of Career Services

EMILY's List Job Bank - Campaign and advocacy jobs; must register and upload your resume to access listings

Environmental Jobs and Careers - Database of jobs related to environmental science and policy

Glassdoor - An inside look at jobs and companies

Going Global - Country-specific career guides and job searches; membership maintained by the Office of Career Services - Search jobs online; good source for  jobs in local government  

Gov Loop - Online community where public sector professionals connect to advance their careers - job postings, salaray calculator, and more resources - Lists job opportunities in city, county and state government and quasi-public agencies

Hill Zoo - List of jobs (but mostly internships) on and off Capitol Hill

ICMA Career Network - Job search and career development in professional local government.

Idealist - Database of public interest jobs and internships

Journalism Jobs - Database of journalism jobs in the US and abroad

Making the Difference - Federal government jobs and internships

Tom Manatos Job List - Database with on and off the Hill jobs and internships.

Public Affairs Jobs - Public affairs and communications jobs in Washington, DC

Public Service Careers - Source for jobs in government, nonprofits and NGO's, consulting and academia 

Roll Call Jobs - Job list maintained by Roll Call Newspaper, on and off the Hill

United Nations Jobs - Database of jobs at the UN and other international agencies

USA Jobs - Database of federal government jobs

U.S. Office of Personnel Management - Information for students and recent graduates on the Pathways to Federal Careers program. (Also, the GovLoop guide "Getting into Government: A Guide for High Achievers", you will need to sign up to view) 

U.S. Senate Jobs - Listing of all current employment opportunities in the U.S. Senate

Where the Jobs Are - Comprehensive projection of the federal government’s hiring needs; no actual job listings