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.

4 Things to Do After a Career Fair

4 Things to Do After a Career Fair 

O’Neill hosts three career fairs a semester focused on different career communities. You may have seen our resource Preparing for Career Fairs, which gives students advice on what to do before, …

By Brianna Wright
Brianna Wright Peer Educator
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I have three magnificent experience opportunities to share with you. The first opportunity is completely free and available to you as a webinar, the second opportunity is special just for new graduates (so, SENIORS get ready), and the third resource …

By Becky Boyle
Becky Boyle Assistant Director of Career Services
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US Department of the Treasury Office of International Affairs: Junior Fellowship Program

On July 11, 2023 I attended a webinar for the US Department of Treasury Office of International Affairs Junior Fellowship Programs. This webinar was hosted by Carmen Mezzera, APSIA Executive Director, and representatives from the Department of the Treasury including …

By Becky Boyle
Becky Boyle Assistant Director of Career Services
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Featured Resources

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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

Nolon Davis

Internship Spotlights
  • Lafayette, Indiana
  • Intern Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office

Madison Ferguson

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Special Olympics Intern Special Olympics World Games 2023

Taylor Longhitano

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

Tahiya Mahbub

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Future Veterinarian Arlington Heights Veterinary Hospital

Riley Melton

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

Sophia Osterberg

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Arlington, VA
  • Incoming Government Consulting Analyst Guidehouse

Colin Prince

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

Jonathan Walts

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Incoming Orr Fellow and Hospital Administrator IU Health

Jane Wright

Internship Spotlights, Other
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Incoming Masters in Public Policy Student Children's Policy and Law Initiative of Indiana

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Daily Drop-in Extended Hours
Monday 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
Friday 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

(812) 855-9639

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