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The Exchange--Newsletter of the School of Public Administration

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performance measures

The School believes in accountability, and tracks its own performance using the measures in the School of Public Administration Performance Measures. The report is current as of November 2010.

cpacs alumni award for excellence in public service.

Pete Festersen (MPA, 1999) and Joy LaChelle Bailie (MPA, 1999, posthumously) were awarded the 2012 CPACS Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Service. Visit the alumni award page for more information about the award and recipients.

items of interest.

UNO Career Center

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers a robust set of services to assist students with developing and growing their careers. Please visit the UNO Career Center website for more information on available services. The UNO Job Fairs are wonderful resources, both for those actively looking for a job, and for those who know they will be in the future.


Federal Career Intern Program - brochure - ongoing application

Governmental Accountability Office - Washington D.C. - ongoing application


Library of Congress - ongoing applications for internship, fellowship, and volunteer program opportunities sponsored by ASPA, NASPAA & APPAM

Government JobsGovernment Jobs
Search thousands of entry level jobs & internships available with local, state, or federal government on CampusGov.

Join GovLoop, the premier social network for government connecting over 30,000 federal, state and local employees, contractors and academics.

Federal Employment Listings and Application Information - ongoing applications

research & fellowships.

Mary and Rodrigo Lopez Fellowship for Professinal Development - deadlines: October 1 for spring semester; February 1 for fall semester.

AIR/NCES/NPEC/NSF Grant and Fellowship Program - ongoing

Graduate Research Assistant - UNMC - ongoing application

Careers for Public Service

Looking for a job that allows you to give back to your community? Below are resources to help alumni in planning for a career in public service.

  • This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works. Use the Call to Serve Toolkit to help you with the application process, learn where federal jobs are, and understand the benefits of working for the federal government.
  • Find information about job and internship opportunities in the federal government as well as resources on the application process, interest-specific career guides, agency profiles, and profiles of young federal employees.
  • Learn how to create a federal resume.  Search the A-Z listing of federal agencies within this government job database. This area of the website lists federal jobs by title and agency by college major.
  • Database of federal employment used to find out which agencies and federal jobs exist in your state (84% of federal government jobs are outside of Washington, D.C.!).
  • A publication that ranks 283 federal agencies according to employee job satisfaction.