Students from Miami

Government Relations, Lobbying and Political Consulting

Students reviewing these links should also review Diplomacy, Global Politics and International Studies, Federal and State Government, International Development, Political Science and Public Policy and Social Justice and Nonprofit on the College of Arts and Science page.

DC Link Tank
An internship and job board sponsored by Job Wonk.
http://dc.linktank.com/jobs
Federal Lobbyists
A comprehensive directory of links to federal lobbyists and lobbying firms sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics. The database is searchable by various categories, including name, industry and issue, and can be used for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/search.php
Hill Zoo
Job board for political-related opportunities in the Washington, D.C..
http://hillzoo.com/
International Association of Political Consultants
A searchable directory of links to association members, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The association’s mission is to foster the diverse profession of political consulting as well as the practical aspects of democratic elections.
http://www.iapc.org/membership/directory
Miami University Department of Political Science
Internship and fellowship board sponsored by the Department of Political Science. The board can be found on the bottom of the page.
http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/political-science/
Miami University Government Relations Network
Miami University's Office of Institutional Relations (OIR) seeks to empower students, alumni, and university friends to become engaged citizens who use their knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of Miami University, the State of Ohio and our global society. Through the Government Relations Network, OIR connects students with alumni, university friends, public officials and many others engaged in government-related fields at the state, federal and local levels. Students can use the Government Relations Network Web site to schedule an appointment with a member of the OIR staff and begin their exploration of careers in public service, government relations, advocacy and journalism.
http://www.ciclt.net/sn/clt/miamiu/default.aspx?ClientCode=miamiu
Miami University Inside Washington Program
The program offers an inside view of Washington through guest speakers, panel discussions and a 10-week internship. Students meet with Washington’s most prominent figures in media, politics and government and go behind the scenes of Washington institutions including the White House, Pentagon, Supreme Court, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and media organizations. Students live in the heart of D.C. in apartments. They intern in their field of study to experience what a career in their major is really like. Along with classes, internships and lectures, Inside Washington also offers students a chance to see the capital of the United States and everything it has to offer - including monuments, museums and the nightlife.
http://www.units.miamioh.edu/insidewashington/
OPAJobs.com
A leading public affairs internship and job board, with opportunities in Washington, D.C. and around the country, including opportunities on Capitol Hill, in PR, government affairs, legislation, and journalism in Congressional offices, the media, nonprofits, and corporations. NOTE: requires Miami Student ID and password for access.
http://www.OPAjobs.com
Political Action Committees
A comprehensive directory of links to political action committees sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics. The database is searchable by sector, industry and category and can be used for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.opensecrets.org/pacs/list.php
Political Consultants
A searchable directory of political consultant Web sites sponsored by the American Association of Political Consultants.
https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=AAPC&WebCode=IndSearch
Political Consulting Jobs
Job board sponsored by the American Association of Political Consultants.
http://jobs.theaapc.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=14912
Power Jobs
A leading job board sponsored by POLITICO and two Washington D.C. TV and radio stations.
http://jobs.powerjobs.com/jobs/search/results
Power Jobs Directory
Searchable directory of links to Power Jobs companies and organizations, many with career sites of their own. Three of Washington’s leading news organizations, POLITICO, ABC7/WJLA and WTOP Radio, partnered to create an innovative career website, POWERJobs.com, tailored to employers and employees in the influential industries that make up the Washington D.C. workforce.
http://jobs.powerjobs.com/careers/employerDirectory
Public Affairs Jobs
A job board sponsored by the Public Affairs Council, the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide.
http://pac.org/jobs
State Lobbying Jobs
Comprehensive list of links to state-based lobbyists, many with job boards of their own, sponsored by the League of Lobbyists.
http://www.lobbyingjobs.com/
Women in Government Relations
A job board sponsored by Women in Government Relations (WGR). Located in Washington, D.C., WGR’s members include women and men at all professional levels representing corporations, trade associations and professional societies, law firms, lobbying firms, non-profit groups and federal, state and local governments.
http://careersource.wgr.org/jobseekers/