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Civic Engagement Leading Organizations

 

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Post-Graduate Opportunities

There are a number of different preparations for careers in public service, with law schools being a popular path. Listed below are a number of other programs that may be appropriate depending upon your interest. It is far from an exhaustive list, but it does give you some idea of the choices that are available.

 

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   Fellowships and Other Programs

  • AmeriCorps/VISTA
    National volunteer and community service opportunities.
  • Camp Wellstone in MN
    Conferences on grassroots advocacy and campaigning.
  • Campus Compact
    Is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service learning in higher education.
  • Capital Fellows Program
    Post-graduate fellowships in the California State Senate, Assembly, and Judiciary.
  • California Conservation Corps
    One year program that focuses on protecting and enhancing California's environment, human resources and communities.
  • Catholic Campaign for Human Development
    CCHD is the domestic anti-poverty, social justice program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops
  • City Year
    Unites young people (17-24) from all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them skills and opportunities to change the world. 
  • Congressional Hunger Center
    A non-profit, bi-partisan, anti-hunger leadership training organization in Washington, DC
  • Coro
    Fellowships in public service, community development, and leadership.
  • Emerge
    Political leadership training program for Democratic women in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Idealist
    A global clearinghouse of nonprofit and volunteering resources, offering job listings and volunteer opportunities.
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps
    One-year volunteer program in social service focused on the tenets of social justice, community, simple living and spirituality.
  • Network Social Justice Lobby
    Internships in faith-based, social justice lobbying.
  • Peace Corps
    Volunteer program in developing countries.
  • PIRG
    Public Interest Research Groups located in each state.
  • Public Allies                                                                                                         Public Allies advances new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits, and civic participation.
  • Teach for America
    A national teaching corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in under resourced urban and rural areas in the U.S. 
  • Vision New America
    Promotes the civic participation of underserved ethnic groups through internships and conferences.

 

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Miscellaneous Opportunities

Campus Progress Action Grants

 

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