Here are just a few of the web sites dedicated to posting job openings in the government, public service and non-profit organizations. Further below are resources to help identify think tanks, lobbying organizations, and internship resources.
With good searching, you can often find local/regional campaign sites that could lead to opportunities. We've collected some links that are national in scope but may also include jobs that are regional in focus.
All Things Democrat
A collection of links for jobs and volunteer opportunities with a variety of Democratic organizations.
Democratic GAIN Career Center
The Democratic GAIN Career Center is the place where individual professionals can come to search our Job Board for current job openings, post their resumes, get career advice and resume tips.
Republican National Committee Jobs and State Jobs
Find jobs with state or national campaign initiatives.
Action Without Borders
One of the largest sites for domestic and international service.
911 Hot Jobs
Opportunities in law enforcement, EMS/paramedic work, fire fighting, and more
The Alliance for Youth (founded by General Colin Powell)
An "Action Tank" for national service.
Community Career Center
For non-profit jobs.
Corporation for National and Community Service
AmeriCorps and other affiliated organizations.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resource for equity and legal issues related to employment of all types.
Federal Jobs Digest
America's #1 private source of Federal Job information since 1977.
Explores all government jobs and guides you step-by-step through the government hiring process. Provides realistic federal job search techniques and hundreds of updated resources.
Federal Job Search
Create a powerful online search agent to scan 30,000 federal government jobs daily across the U.S. Matches are delivered free via e-mail. Additional services for fee.
"Your First Click to the US Government" for employment and many other resources.
In addition to job listings, govtjobs.com provides job resource information state by state. Included are links to municipal, city and county government web sites, state leagues and associations, statewide newspapers, etc.
For non-profit jobs.
The toughest job you'll ever love.
Looking for a secure career? A job in the U.S. Postal Service is a great opportunity.
Public Service Employees Network
Offers job listings, interview question tips, civil service test guides, and other career resources for the public service sector.
Social Work Jobs, Social Service Jobs, Mental Health Jobs, Counseling Jobs, Psychology Jobs Non-Profit Jobs.
A partnership between the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Education's Financial Assistance Office. It's a great place to start and a good way to learn about various government agencies (Agency Info Gateway).
Teach For America
A two-year service opportunity based upon the Peace Corps model.
(Not necessarily related to employment):
Center for Responsive Politics
Here you'll find free, online versions of many of the Center's publications on money in politics.
Influence: The Business of Lobbying
On the Web and in print, Influence chronicles the relationship between lobbyists and their clients. Who's getting paid for what. Which shops have an edge. What issues are driving the business.
21st Century Democrats - Jobs
21st Century Democrats is one of the few organizations that contribute trained field staff to progressive candidates.
American Political Science Association - Jobs and Careers in Political Science
Jobs in political science, from American Political Science Association (APSA)
An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington
Book reference for: An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington
Fabjob.Com - Congress
Link to purchase an online book "Get a Job on Capitol Hill"
Public Research Interest Group.Com - Jobs
There are jobs, and there are jobs that matter.