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Jamie

Jamie Cavey Lang

Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)
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Brianna Bennett

Employer Engagement Specialist
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be ambitious, resilient, or optimistic? 
  • Are you interested in learning about developing public policy or addressing issues through governmental initiatives? 
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Careers in this community focus on public affairs, politics, and serving the community.

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  • Policy Analyst
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  • Program Evaluator
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Affairs Coordinator
  • Research Associate
  • Trade Specialist
  • Translator

To research various UI majors, minors and certificates, visit Find Your Program

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American Political Science Association

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Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to law and public service at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations.

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

Sociology Club

Mock Trial

Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society

Undergraduate Political Science Association

Pi Sigma Alpha

Amnesty International

UI Student Government

Student United Way

United Nations Association

 

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find and activities events related to your interests via After Class.

 

Check out student employment, internships & post-graduation full-time jobs in Handshake.  Employers targeting University of Iowa students & alumni use this recruiting system to connect with you!

 

Finding opportunities to launch your career is a skill of its own.  We also have tips for the search process for volunteeringinternships, and jobs on other parts of our site and encourage you to make a career advising appointment. 

 

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American Political Science Association: Internship Resources
U.S Department of State Pathways Programs
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Internships.com

American Bar Association

The Washington Center

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Intelligence Careers

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American Evaluation Association

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Discover Criminal Justice

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State of Iowa

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Police One

Political Job Hunt
Public Affairs Council Job Board

Public Service Careers

USAJOBS.gov

U. S. Department of State

Work for Good

Devex: Global Development Job Board

Impactpool: International Development & Relief

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

Alliance for Nonprofit Management

American Association of Language Specialists

American Bar Association

American Evaluation Association

American Political Science Association

American Association of Political Consultants

American Society for Public Administration

American Sociological Association

Association for Policy Analysis and Management

Engaging Local Government Leaders                        

Go Law Enforcement

Grant Professionals Association

International Association for Community Development

State & Federal Government Associations

Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals

Candidcareer.com provides an easy and effective way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips

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Public Safety Records Clerk at Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: Hennepin County - Community Works Expires: 07/12/2022 Apply by 7/12/2022 11:59 PM CentralSalary:$42,640.00 - $60,009.18 AnnuallyDescriptionMake a positive impact during a difficult transition for clients entering our Juvenile Detention Center (JDC). Join us as a Public Safety Record Clerk where your main responsibilities will be completing resident interviews, taking booking photos, and handling system inquiries. Our JDC facility operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and the work is fast paced. This job is a match for you if you have a good attitude, strong customer service skills, and work well under pressure in varying environments.Location and hours: This position is located at the Juvenile Detention Center in Downtown Minneapolis at 510 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415.This position is subject to 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts that include: days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and occasional mandatory overtime. You must be able to work all shifts and days of the week; candidates indicating limited availability will not be considered for this position. Shift and weekend differential are paid for qualifying hours.About this position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Public Safety Records Clerk.Click here to view the job classification specification. Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.  In this position, you will:Complete resident interview and other system inquiries; maintain and update resident data in the juvenile booking/data system.Schedule detention hearings, notify clients, parent(s)/legal guardian(s), courts, probation, and/or other case-related professionals.Validate and process active warrants, maintain warrant system, and issue departmental warrants.Utilize Minnesota Court Information System (MNCIS), BCA Portals, Predatory Offender Registration (POR), and other applications to perform inquiries.Respond to requests for information from the public, court orders, and other criminal justice agencies in accordance with Minnesota Data Practices requirements.Need to have:One of the following:Two or more years of office clerical experience.18 months or more of office clerical experience and completion of the Office Specialist Pathway Training program.Education may be substituted for experience on a month for month (3 semester credits equals 1 month) basis.The ability to obtain a State of Minnesota Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) certification within 12 months.Note: you must be 21 years or older to work at the Juvenile Detention Center.  Nice to have:Experience working in a law enforcement, corrections, or institutional setting in a related support staff position.Experience providing face-to-face or telephone customer service to diverse clients.Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.Advanced skill in working with Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, SharePoint, keyboarding, data entry, and use of the internet and intranet.Ability to:Work in a team setting as a team member with a mix of professional staff and residents.Work in a fast-paced environment; handle stress and work well under pressure.Respect and maintain confidentiality of records and private data.Build and maintain rapport with clients, staff, and other professionals, law enforcement agencies, and the public.

Police Cadet at City of Minneapolis

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: City of Minneapolis - Police Dept. Expires: 08/02/2022 As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. Minneapolis has a large variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose—serving the residents, businesses and visitors of Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Department is looking for Police Cadet candidates - people who have a strong sense and commitment for public service, outstanding character, sound judgment, excellent work ethic, effective oral and written communication skills, interpersonal tact, empathy, and compassion.  Our Police Cadet program is designed to educate and train future Police Officers. Police Cadets will attend and successfully complete a program in law enforcement at a department authorized institution for the purpose of meeting the academic and technical skills requirements of the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board.Job Duties and Responsibilities• Attend and complete a law enforcement program at a department authorized institution to meet the academic objectives required to take the Minnesota P.O.S.T. licensing examination • When hired, Cadets will be promoted to Police Officer upon successful completion of the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board academic and skill requirements when a recruit academy class is scheduled. • Cadet must commit to two years of employment with the Minneapolis Police Department following their promotion to Police Officer or payback, on a pro-rated basis, the costs of the tuition paid by the department for the academic training and/or the skills course. (Dismissed cadets will be forgiven any costs outstanding at date of termination).• Failure to successfully complete Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board licensing exam at the end of the training program may result in termination.  INFORMATION SESSIONS:  Want to learn more about the Police Cadet position? The Minneapolis Police Department is hosting an information session which you are highly encouraged to attend. Attendance is optional for all applicants or potential applicants. Registration is NOT required. Location: Special Operations Center (SOC), 4119 DuPont Avenue North, Minneapolis, MinnesotaDate: Wednesday, July 13 at 5:30pm

Volunteer Special Deputy - Sheriff's Office at Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: Hennepin County - Sheriff's Office Expires: 07/12/2022 OPENING DATE: 06/21/22CLOSING DATE: 07/12/22 11:59 PM Central TimeJOB TYPE: VolunteerLOCATION: Varies, MinnesotaDEPARTMENT: Sheriff's OfficeTHE POSITIONJoin the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office as a Volunteer Special Deputy! You will have the opportunity to expand your public safety experience and make a difference in the community by furthering equal justice, safety, and wellness. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to serving the community with transparency, responsiveness, and compassion. If you are a critical thinker and have great adaptability skills, then this position is for you. Location and hours:Location will vary based on placement.Volunteers will participate in duties for a minimum of 16 hours per month. The first 12 months of duty will be in classroom training and a field training program. Specific programs within the Sheriff's Office include Patrol Support (Water and Road), Mounted Patrol, and Communications and Radio Technology (CRT).About the position type:These positions are volunteer, non-benefit earning, non-licensed peace officer positions.These volunteer opportunities are subject to emergency call-outs and involve public contact with the possibility of physical confrontation.The anticipated start date is October 6th, 2022. You must be at least 18 years of age by the start date to be considered.Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law. In this position, you will:Provide specialized rescue and recovery operations.Respond to calls requiring use of specialized communications, personal injury accidents, medical emergencies, and natural disasters.Assist with dignitary details.Direct traffic.Patrol the lakes/rivers of Hennepin County.Perform search and rescue operations.Remove hazards to navigation on county waterways.Inspect watercraft for rent, lease, or hire.Assist with investigations of water accidents and drownings.Attend community events and parades.Present information to the general public on water/ice safety at open houses, safety camps, schools, and snowmobile classes.Assist public safety agencies with communications integration, knowledge of radio systems and protocols, dispatching for special events and details.Need to have:Must be at least 18 years or older by October 6th, 2022.No felony convictions.A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.Must attend the Reserve Academy and all core training classes. These classes take place one night per week for approximately 16-24 weeks, depending on each specific unit's training curriculum.Must attend all mandatory training sessions, yearly Basic Emergency Care/CPR/AED refresher classes and other training sessions as directed.Successfully pass each of the following exam components:Verbal examination.Background investigation.Psychological evaluation.Drug screen.Comprehensive medical examination prior to appointment to ascertain applicant's ability to perform essential job functions. The general medical requirements include, but are not limited to (these general medical requirements are not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of medical guidelines by the authorized examining physician):Uncorrected vision of at least 20/40 in each eye.Corrected vision of at least 20/20 in each eye.Must meet normal hearing standards.Must not have cardiovascular problems, including hypertension.Must be able to identify primary colors.Must not have any respiratory impairment.The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Reserve School - this class takes place one night per week for seven consecutive weeks. Each will have tests that will need to be completed and passed to move on to the next stage of training.The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Special Deputy core training.The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office unit specific core training.Nice to have:For Communication and Radio Technology area placement:Basic knowledge of computer systems.Basic knowledge of radio systems.Hold a Federal Communications Commission amateur Radio license, or be able to obtain one within the 12 month probationary period and successfully receive a Technician class license issued by the Federal Communications Commission.For Mounted Patrol area placement:Own personal horse and present the following: current negative Coggins test and vaccination records for the horse; complete training programs requested by the Sheriff's Office; and satisfactorily complete an annual sensory evaluation course.For Patrol Support area (Water and Road) placement:Ability to swim and pass a swim test consisting of a 100-yard timed swim, 10 minute water tread, and a 10 foot dive to retrieve a 10 pound brick. All these tests will be completed while fully clothed including shoes.About the Department:The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office serves the county's 1.2 million residents. State law mandates most of the sheriff's office duties, including managing the county jail, providing security to the district court, and patrolling the waterways in the county.The Sheriff's Office also runs specialized initiatives like Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis (CISA), Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF), Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Community Outreach and Employee Wellness. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.

Sheriff's Telecommunicator at Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: Hennepin County - Sheriff's Office Expires: 09/28/2022 OPENING DATE: 02/25/22CLOSING DATE: ContinuousJOB TYPE: Full-timeLOCATION: Plymouth, MN, MinnesotaDEPARTMENT: Sheriff's OfficeTHE POSITIONAre you someone who communicates well and has a passion for helping others? Can you remain calm and multi-task in high stress, emergency situations? As a Sheriff's Telecommunicator, you will provide non-emergency and 911 emergency public safety dispatching services to one of the largest radio systems in the nation. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office's 911 Dispatch Division, is dedicated to serving as the vital link between the public and public safety organizations through responsiveness, compassion, and professionalism.Location and hours:This position is located at the 911 Emergency Communications Center at 1245 Shenandoah Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447. There is no public transportation to this site. Candidates must be available to work various shifts that includes day, evening, night, overnight, holiday, and weekend hours. Anyone indicating limited availability will not be considered. Shifts may start at: 7 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m., or 7 p.m.Qualified candidates will be invited via email to take the CritiCall test online on your own computer.About this position type:This position is full-time, benefit earning. This position is internally classified as a Sheriff's Telecommunicator. Click here to view the job classification specification.Hennepin County embraces the Total Rewards philosophy. This means offering our employees advantages and opportunities not found at most places. These include meaningful work, competitive pay, work-life balance, generous benefits, opportunities to grow, and a commitment to your success.Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.   In this position, you will:Receive incoming emergency, routine, and administrative calls and ask callers for pertinent police, fire, and/or medical information.Determine response requirements and relative priorities of situations; receive and transmit information and messages by radio or telephone to police, fire, and/or medical units.Operate multi-channel computerized communication console, multi-line phone system, Next Generation 911 emergency phone system, and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems.Coordinate activities for public safety units on various radio systems.Enter, update, and retrieve information from local, state, and national computerized data systems.Disseminate severe weather and disaster warning/watch information.Need to have:One of the following:One or more years of experience dispatching police, firefighters, and/or Emergency Medical Services (EMS).Two or more years of other dispatching or call center experience.Two or more years of experience as a first responder (police officer, firefighter, and/ or emergency medical technician/paramedic).Two or more years of experience providing fast-paced customer service while managing multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.Completion of the 911 Telecommunicator Pathways Training program and one year or more of call center experience.Note: Related experience, such as providing disaster/emergency response, corrections, military/reserve service, loss prevention, home/business safety and security, triage/crisis intervention may be substituted on a year for year basis.Typing skills of 40 words per minute with 90% accuracy.The ability to follow the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Appearance Policy.Nice to have:Excellent customer service, multitasking, active listening, and problem-solving skills.Ability to:Use radio, telephone, and computer dispatching systems.Make quick, independent decisions in response to calls for emergency assistance.Simultaneously gather information from callers, enter data in computer systems, and dispatch response units under stressful situations.Prioritize calls and organize tasks.Coordinate information and read maps to provide accurate geographical information.Work calmly and effectively while dealing with the public, law enforcement, and fire agencies under high stress situations.About the department: The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office serves the county's 1.2 million residents. State law mandates most of the sheriff's office duties, including managing the county jail, providing security to the district court, and patrolling the waterways in the county.The Sheriff's Office also runs specialized initiatives like Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis (CISA), Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF), Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Community Outreach and Employee Wellness. The mission of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is: Serving and protecting all in our community by furthering equal justice, safety and wellness.  About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Applicants must have no felony convictions and must successfully complete a video examination, typing test, drug test, extensive background investigation that includes criminal, employment and financial checks, and a pre-employment physical and psychological assessment prior to employment.

Case Management Assistant at Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: Hennepin County Expires: 07/05/2022 OPENING DATE: 06/27/22CLOSING DATE: 07/05/22 11:59 PM Central TimeJOB TYPE: Full-timeLOCATION: West Suburbs, MinnesotaDEPARTMENT: Community Corrections and RehabilitationTHE POSITIONThe Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking a Case Management Assistant at the Adult Corrections Facility (ACF). The Adult Corrections Facility is a confinement center for adult offenders committed by the courts to serve a maximum sentence of one year.  Location and hours:This position is located at 1145 Shenandoah Lane North, Plymouth, Minnesota 55447. The normal work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is no public transportation to this location. About this position:This is a full time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Case Management Assistant.Click here to view the job classification specification.Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office, or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.   In this position, you will:Review commitments for sentence and court ordered conditions.Make appropriate referrals based upon commitment and assessment; meet with ACF residents assigned/non-assigned, perform basic triage, and answer questions.Collaborate with Probation department and other professionals to accomplish court orders and a broad range of complex/non-complex technical and support functions directly related to resident service and case management, such as job seeking or medical related furloughs, verify work release employment, court ordered modifications, and other services in the commitment of order.Collaborate with Probation Agent of Record to ensure commitment compliance and program requirements.Facilitate evidence-based programming to residents of this facility and provide backup for teams within program and services.Need to have:One of the following:Two or more years of responsible, paid social service experience providing direct client service.A two-year human services certificate.Two or more years of college coursework in the behavioral sciences field.Nice to have:Experience:Using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at an intermediate level.Using Offender Management System (OMS), Court Services Tracking System (CSTS), and other criminal justice databases.Establishing new partnerships with community partners to assure client access to resources.Working with evidence-based practices.Working with customers or clients from a variety of diverse backgrounds.Ability to:Document in an objective, clear, and concise manner.Be flexible, multi-task while recognizing priorities, and meet established deadlines.Establish and maintain rapport with staff, community resource providers, and other criminal justice professionals so that teamwork and collaboration are preserved.Facilitate and teach evidence-based programming to residents of the facility.About the department:The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation works to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense. Department staff and volunteers serve Hennepin County at more than 20 service locations ranging from correctional facilities to probation reporting offices and occupational training centers, delivering sustainable correctional services to more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/corrections.  About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This positing will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, permanent, and limited duration Case Management Assistant vacancies.Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Job offer will be contingent on passing a pre-employment physical, drug test, employment history/reference check, background check, fingerprint, and driver's license check prior to employment.

Air Toxics Program Coordinator (Program Analyst 3) at Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Employer: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Expires: 07/18/2022 The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality strives to build and sustain an inclusive environment that embraces and values diversity. Employees at all levels of the agency work together to foster fairness, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or physical or mental disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may not meet every one of our listed preferred qualifications. Lived experience may count towards the preferred qualification. If you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the qualifications of this position, please contact us to discuss your application.Are you passionate about preserving, enhancing, and protecting Oregon’s environment? If so, please consider a career with the State of Oregon at the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). At DEQ, employees have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and supportive team of mission-focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land, and water. Here is a video about DEQ: https://youtu.be/iP3K7JoLe1kThe Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has a full-time opportunity available for an Air Toxics Program Coordinator (Program Analyst 3) in Portland, Oregon.Please consider joining an innovative team, and work to advance our agency’s mission to protect and improve Oregon’s environmental quality. The Cleaner Air Oregon program at DEQ has lead responsibility to ensure the accurate identification, assessment, and the reduction of air toxics using health based standards. This section is responsible for supporting completion of air toxics risk assessments and the determination of permitting and reporting requirements for sources assessed under program rules. This section is primarily responsible for implementation, support, and coordination of an air toxics program in coordination with regional offices, including ongoing risk assessments, policy and guidance development, training, rule and statute revisions, performance monitoring, and oversight of the air toxics program. Click here to view a map of all of the DEQ offices.What you will do!You will serve as an agency policy expert responsible for the development and implementation of local and statewide air toxics reduction assessments and strategies affecting a wide variety of pollution sources and the public, with a key focus area related to the Cleaner Air Oregon program. You will lead DEQ and stakeholder teams to gather scientific, policy, legal, and other information, including public input, to formulate policy, regulations, and programs that satisfy state and federal law, as well as the agency’s strategic goals for air toxics reductions. You will weigh and manage a wide range of factors and uncertainties to develop policy and regulatory proposals for action including evaluating and considering technical, policy, legal, and political risks, as well as stakeholder and public input.What’s in it for you!The opportunity to work in a productive and creative environment where no two days are ever the same! We offer a competitive benefits package that offers comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for the employee and their qualified family members, as well as paid sick leave, vacation leave, personal leave, and 11 paid holidays a year. In addition, we offer membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and you have the opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). If you are passionate about Oregon's environment, apply today!This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position.This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.What are we looking for?Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a related degree, AND 4 years of experience coordinating or administering a program (an equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable).Candidates who are most competitive will also reflect the following:Experience developing policy analysis for a natural resource program, preferably an air quality program.Experience conducting in-depth evaluations of program rules, policies, operations; conducting research; and adapting or creating new procedures to solve program issues.Ability to build collaborative partnerships with advisory committees and a wide variety of stakeholders; skill in conflict resolution, negotiation, and collaboration.Facilitation and stakeholder/public engagement experience; experience working with multiple parties with competing interests to achieve common goals.Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, and time management skills, with an ability to pay attention to detail, and an ability to work under tight deadlines with shifting priorities.Skill in writing clear and concise technical and narrative reports that include analyses, recommendations, and conclusions.Ability to interpret and implement federal, state, and local regulations and guidance, and communicate complex technical information to laypeople; effective presentation skills, and the ability to match presentation style to the needs of individual audiences.Project management experience, including development, implementation, and evaluation; experience developing program performance metrics.Working Conditions: Work is primarily in an office setting. This position requires occasional travel in-state and out-of-state for meetings, conference, trainings, public hearings, workshops, and workgroups. There will be occasional overnight travel, as well as occasional evening and weekend meetings.How to Apply: (complete the application in full)External Applicants Click on the “Apply” button and submit your application. Click this link for the External Candidate job aid, and view this video for additional information. Internal Applicants (current State of Oregon employees): Apply through your employee Workday account.  View this job aid for assistance.Helpful Tips:Be sure to attach a resume and cover letter.Allow yourself plenty of time to complete and submit the application, resume, and cover letter.Workday will timeout after 15 minutes of inactivity.This posting closes at 11:59 PM on the close date listed.Please save a copy of the job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job posting closes.Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.Workday performs best in Google Chrome.Click here for Resources and a Job Support Page. Please Note: In addition to your related work experience and education, DEQ will use the desired attributes and minimum qualifications above, under the “What are we looking for?” section to determine whom to interview. Please make sure your attributes and minimum qualifications are clearly demonstrated in your application material.Veterans Information:DEQ provides veterans’ preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information on veterans’ preference, please visit Veterans Resources, or call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at: 1-800-692-9666. For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans’ preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those at a later time.Pay Equity: As an employer, the State of Oregon complies with HB 2005, the Pay Equity Bill. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class in the payment of wages, and we do not screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. Please visit http://www.oregon.gov/das/hr/pages/equity.aspx for more information. Please note: the salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect an additional 6.95% (6% goes to PERS and .95% covers payroll taxes). Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details.Work Authorization:DEQ does not offer visa sponsorships. On the first day of employment, all hires will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States. In addition, hires will have three business days from their first day of employment to present documents that establish employment authorization and identity. DEQ is an E-Verify employer and will use E-Verify to confirm that hires are authorized to work in the United States.Questions/Need Help?If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Maddy Ouye, Human Resources Analyst, at maddy.ouye@deq.oregon.gov or (503) 347-5759. TTY users: please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.Are you interested in an Informational Interview with DEQ to learn more about working at DEQ, how current DEQ employees got to where they are today, and what opportunities there may be for you at DEQ? Please go here and complete the form: https://www.oregon.gov/deq/about-us/Pages/humanresources.aspx. Please note that informational interviews are not tied to an open recruitment. If you complete the form above, you will be put in the queue to have an informational interview with a Hiring Manager from our Informational Interview Registry.

Fire Service Paramedic at City of Philadelphia

Monday, June 27, 2022
Employer: City of Philadelphia Expires: 07/09/2022 Are you ready to put your training and certification to work in a fast-paced environment and gain one of a kind experience in your field? Find out more about all that awaits you with a career as a Fire Service Paramedic with the City of Philadelphia here.The Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD) provides fire protection and emergency medical services (EMS) to the City of Philadelphia. We are the largest fire department in Pennsylvania, with one of the busiest EMS divisions in the country.This is advanced life support and field paramedical work responding to emergency calls from the public to perform medical assistance with emphasis on the stabilization of patients to permit safe transport to a full-service medical facility. Contact with the general public, the comforting of patients, the reassuring of family and others in the vicinity, and cooperation with fire and police authorities are of major significance to this work. Duties are performed according to standard paramedical practices and established drug therapy protocol. Employees in this class work on rotating shifts are subject to adverse weather conditions, and their duties involve moderate physical effort. Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative or technical fire officer.This job requires:1. EDUCATION – Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade.AND2. CERTIFICATION – Possession of valid certification as a Paramedic in any state.Candidates MUST submit a copy of their CURRENT Paramedic Certification (State or National).It is an absolute requirement that you provide this documentation by August 5, 2022. It is optional whether you provide this documentation by attaching it to this application or submitting via email to Brittany Perez at Brittany.Perez@Phila.gov by August 5, 2022.

Deputy Sheriff at City of Philadelphia

Monday, June 27, 2022
Employer: City of Philadelphia Expires: 07/09/2022 The City of Philadelphia is hiring Deputy Sheriffs to protect and serve. One of three certifications is required. See requirements below. Start a career with total rewards in law enforcement and apply at www.phila.gov/jobs today!The Office of the Sheriff is responsible to provide safety to all that enter Philadelphia courtrooms including, judges, juries, defendants, witnesses, courtroom personnel and the public.It is also responsible to manage all First Judicial Court ordered foreclosures of propertyThis is certified level protection work for sworn officers in both Civil and Criminal enforcement within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Employees in this class are responsible for transporting prisoners from State, County, City and courthouse institutions, to courts providing protection for courthouse, judicial staff, and public safety for all judicial facilities, and maintaining custody of prisoners during legal proceedings. Positions in this class perform both criminal and civil enforcement, serve legal documents and enforce laws as outlined in C.S. Title 18, C.S. Title 75 and Title 231. This work involves regular exposure to unpredictable conditions and physical effort is frequently required. Work is performed under the close supervision of a higher-level deputy sheriff.This job requires:1. EDUCATION:Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth school grade.AND2. CERTIFICATION:All Documentation of Certification Required at Time of ApplicationOption 1:Current Deputy Sheriff Training Act II-114 certification, OR Deputy Sheriff Training Act II-114 certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Deputy Sheriff’s Training Act II-114 training under Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, through Deputy Sheriffs’ Education and Training Program within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.Documentation Required: A copy of the Deputy Sheriff’s Training Act II-114 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date of Act II-114 training as described above.OROption 2:Current Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 certification, OR MPOETC Act 120 certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 training within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.Documentation Required: A copy of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date Act 120 training as described above.OROption 3:Current certification as a Pennsylvania State Trooper, OR Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Officer Certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Training within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.Documentation Required: A copy of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Officer Certification or documentation indicating completion and date of Pennsylvania State Police Law Enforcement Training as described above.

Private Equity Co-Investments Analyst at Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Monday, June 27, 2022
Employer: Teacher Retirement System of Texas Expires: 09/03/2022 WHO WE ARE:With the Investment Management Division (IMD) you will be joining a diverse group of achievers who celebrate the unique value individuals bring to support our shared cause: earning trust and contributing to the financial future of 1.8 million public education employees and retirees throughout Texas.Navigating the current market environment takes innovation and we’re passionate about stewarding the right investments to make an impact both in the lives of our members and all Texans. We invite you to partner with the best financial minds in the business to manage a global portfolio of over $190 billion in public and private investments. Our success starts with you.The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is seeking a motivated investor to join its Private Equity (PE) team in Austin, TX. PE oversees the Trust's allocation to the private equity asset class. This portfolio represents approximately $34 billion of TRS's $200 billion Trust. The individual selected for this position will work with the PE team in sourcing, underwriting, investing and managing new and existing co-investments across the private equity portfolio. While this role is primarily focused on co-investments, the professional will also spend a portion of their time working with and alongside the fund investment team on fund investments, including relationship coverage. You will have a unique opportunity to work with leading global investors across a wide variety of private equity strategies, industries and regions.  The ideal candidate for this role is intellectually curious; able to analyze complex data to identify risks and opportunities; has the capacity to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; and is driven to help improve and innovate the team's approach to investing.   Responsibilities include performing due diligence analysis of potential PE investment opportunities and assisting with day-to-day monitoring and reporting of the investment portfolio. In addition, activities may also include participating in projects across the Investment Management Division. This team member will work under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Managing Director of Private Equity. Compensation: The TRS Investment Management Division offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, annual performance incentive bonus, a defined-benefit pension plan as well as 401(k) and 457 retirement plans, and comprehensive benefits WHAT YOU WILL DO: Due Diligence and AnalysisAssists with or performs due diligence and investment analysis to support evaluation of co-investments and funds across multiple sectors and geographies.Evaluates overall merits, risks, valuation, return profiles and terms of partner-led transactions. Depending on experience, the candidate may lead due diligence or assist a deal lead. Due diligence includes but is not limited to: reviewing detailed company information, conducting in-depth industry analysis, completing reference checks, running complex financial (LBO) models, and performing valuation analysis (comparable and DCF) in order to evaluate the overall attractiveness of a transaction.Communicates analysis of investment opportunities, results, and recommendations with the relevant portfolio managers(s) and/or senior team via verbal and written reports and presentations, including preparing qualitative and quantitative reports, memoranda, and spreadsheets.Assists in the processing and negotiation of legal documentation required to consummate transactions.Performs related work as assigned Portfolio MonitoringConsults or coordinates with portfolio managers, analysts, investment accounting, legal counsel, custodian, and third-party advisors and consultants.Evaluates portfolio diversification by geography, sector type, and investment style.Assists with the development, monitoring, and reporting of diverse portfolio investments.Prepares reports related to performance, risk and other ad-hoc topics related to the PE portfolio.Develops and maintains professional relationships and contacts within the investment industry in order to conduct searches and gain knowledge of appropriate investment opportunities.Works as part of a team to implement best operational and risk management practices.Utilizes TRS portfolio management systems such as DealCloud and PowerBI.Ensures that the agency Ethics Policy is adhered to in relationships with general partners, external managers, brokers, research suppliers, and other vendors.Performs related work as assigned.WHAT YOU WILL BRING: MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: EducationBachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, finance, accounting, operations research, math, information technology, liberal arts or a related area.  A Master's degree in a related area may substitute for one (1) year of experience.Preferred Qualifications:One (1) year of full-time professional PE investment experience or other relevant experience involving a high degree of skill in data analysis, financial modeling, and investment evaluation, such as private equity, investment banking, consulting, corporate development, or similar background. Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master's degree related to finance.Certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and/or Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) or working towards CFA/CAIAKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of:Private equity valuation metrics and markets. Investment concepts, terminology, styles, models, strategies, and fundamental investment factors.Statistical concepts, methods, and models and their application to investments.Corporate valuation metrics and techniquesSkill in:Financial modeling and valuation analysis.Using a computer in a Windows environment with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and other business software to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, charts, and reports.Conducting data searches and evaluations of large amounts of information, performing complex statistical analysis of the data, and preparing concise and accurate reports and written/oral recommendations.Planning, organizing, and prioritizing work assignments to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced and changing environment, and in completing detailed work with a high degree of accuracy.Verbal and written communication of complex information that is accurate, timely, and based on sound judgment.Ability to:Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, agency staff, and external contacts. Work effectively in a professional team environment.Travel regularly for business purposes.

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CLA Summer Experience – Cedar Rapids, IA

Friday, July 8, 2022 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Are you an accounting or finance student interested in career opportunities with a Top 8 public accounting firm? Are you thinking about internship opportunities for Spring 2023 and beyond? Come to our in-person event in Cedar Rapids for first-hand experience with our CLA family and an insider view to what a career at CLA is all about. Find out if the work we do and the diverse, innovative career opportunities available align with your personal passions. We will start the afternoon in our office...

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.

Actuarial Science, Insurance and Risk Management Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Wednesday, September 28 - 1-4 p.m.; Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Employers are seeking to fill underwriting and actuary internship and full time roles. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union  

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 : 12 - 4 p.m. - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.
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