Jobs and Internships Opportunities

Department administrators and Community Partners: If you have an internship or job announcement for our current students or alumni, please contact Thank you! 

A list of recent job and internship opportunities available below, starting with the most recent:

Graduate & Professional Student Council

GPSC has SEVEN Graduate Assistantship positions open for the 2020-2021 academic year!  They are looking to fill a number of important functions, including managing the travel grants program, overseeing GPSC events and managing the office.  If you are passionate about graduate student issues and are willing to work hard, you are encouraged to apply!

More information on these positions, as well as the applications, can be found on Handshake:

  • Director of Operations
  • Funding Administrator
  • Grants Director
  • Events Director
  • Communications & Social Media Director
  • Elections Director
  • Institute Director

Congressional Research Service (CRS) - 2020 Graduate Recruit Program

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently launched its Graduate Recruit Program for 2020, a competitive program which offers librarian and research analyst opportunities across a variety of issue areas including macroeconomic policy, defense logistics, government organization and management, health economics, and social policy.  The program is open to students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program. Initial appointments of up to 120 days will begin in the summer of 2020. Those with successful performance in this program may be considered for permanent placement with CRS at the end of the summer or whenever they complete their graduate degree requirements.
A complete listing of positions, eligibility requirements, and salary information is available on the CRS Careers website: Application instructions and selection and evaluation criteria can be found in each vacancy announcement. Applications must be received by March 13, 2020.
Should you have any questions or require any additional information about the Program, please reach us at

Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning & Budgeting

The AZ Governor's Office of Strategic Planning & Budgeting (OSPB) is currently hiring for full-time and summer internship positions. The OSPB advises the Executive on financial and strategic decision-making, as well as a wide variety of projects, for the State of Arizona.

OSPB Budget Analyst Job Opportunity


Arizona Office of the Auditor General (Full-Time opportunity)

The Office of the Auditor General is currently seeking candidates to fill a full-time position in their Performance Auditor Division located in Phoenix, AZ.

Performance Auditor I details


Arizona Master Naturalist (Internship)

AZMN is a 501c3 organization looking for volunteers or interns to assist with the development of the statewide Association and a few Tucson-based projects.

AZMN internship details


Arizona Corporation Commission (Internship)

Commissioner Lea Márquez Peterson is offering an unpaid internship to one or more qualified graduate students located in Phoenix or Tucson. This internship is available immediately. The internship will give students a unique opportunity to supplement their academic experience and coursework with a deep dive into the day-to-day operations of an elected public official and the subject matter of a state-wide administrative agency, which includes energy, water, and public utilities, and its quasi-legislative, quasi-executive, and quasi-judicial processes.

AZCC Internship Details


Joint Legislative Budget Committee (Job Opportunity)

The office of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee provides a full range of non-partisan fiscal and program analysis for the Arizona State Legislature. We currently have openings for a Fiscal Analyst and Economist, which are primarily entry level positions. We seek individuals who have a Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy Analysis, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field.

JLBC Fiscal Analyst position details

JLBC Economist position details

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