Policy, Service, and Advocacy

Welcome! The PSA (Policy, Service, Advocacy) Community meets the needs of students and alumni interested in serving the public in various roles and settings including public service, social service, community, government agencies, and professional organizations. One common tie that these industries have is the desire to work with people and lead for the greater good.

Browse this page for events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this industry, consider stopping by the Career Studio from 10am-4pm Monday through Friday.

Alumni Spotlight – Allyson Ragan, Short-Range Planner, Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG)

Allyson Ragan is a 2021 O’Neill School alumnus who majored in Public Financial Management. She currently works as a Short-Range Planner at the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG). Below are insights on her journey and advice for current …

By Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson Peer Educator
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How to Describe Greek Life Experience on Your Resume

Fraternities and sororities  at Indiana University have over 8000 members combined, each member having their unique story of how fraternity and sorority life has showcased their talents and interests. For many, time spent in Greek life is hard to describe …

By Arunabh Sinha
Arunabh Sinha Peer Educator
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The Importance of a Handwritten Thank-You

While email thank-you notes are perfectly appropriate in many scenarios, there are times when a handwritten thank-you note can help you stand out. There isn’t an exact science for deciding when to write a thank-you note, so consider your individual …

By Eric Ashby
Eric Ashby
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Featured Resources

Job Posting Sites – Broken Down by States

The following resource was originally created by Professor Mark Levin, and was updated by the Career Hub. The list is …

Thinking About a Career in Federal Government?

Thinking about a career in Federal Government? Read this resource for job types and tips on how to apply.

Top Ten Tips for Federal Job Searching

The job and internship search for federal government roles is different than a search in the private and nonprofit sectors. …

Interview Prep – Question Matrix

Have a upcoming interview? Don’t know how to prepare for it? Check this resource out! The Question Matrix helps you …

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Student Spotlight

Megan Bankowski

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Washington, DC
  • Congressional Intern in the Office of Debbie Dingell U.S. House of Representatives

Eva Brungard

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Washington, DC
  • Fall 2021 WLP Intern Zero Emissions Transportation Association

Taylor Longhitano

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Aurora, IL
  • Summer 2021 Intern Illinois House of Representatives District 50

Riley Melton

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Chicago, IL
  • Incoming Masters Student CDFI Friendly America

Colin Prince

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Summer 2021 Intern IU Foundation

Career Service Hours

Daily Drop-in Extended Hours
M 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
T 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
W 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
TH 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
F 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00

You no longer need an appointment to stop by the Career Hub! Our Career Studio is now open Monday - Friday from 10am-4pm with free coffee every morning!

Contact & Location

Phone
(812) 855-9639
Address

1315 E. 10th Street, Room 200
Bloomington, IN 47405