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 SBS-sgppmasters@email.arizona.edu. Thank you!

 

Recent Internship Opportunities (in order by application deadline date):

 

Economic Initiatives Internship - City of Tucson

The City of Tucson is currently accepting applications for an internship within their Economic Development Office for the Fall 2021 semester. 

A full description of the internship, including the application to apply, can be found via Handshake at https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4829110.

Application Deadline: June 9th

 

Budget Analyst Internship - Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB)

The Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) is now accepting applications for their Fall internship program. OSPB is looking for two graduate level (MPA or MPP) interns for this Fall.  Positions can be for remote or in-person work arrangements. More information about the application and the internship can be found here. The application deadline is June 18th at 5pm.

OSPB will be hosting three general informational sessions:
  1. Tuesday, June 1st at 11am (AZ Time)
  2. Thursday, June 3rd at 2pm (AZ Time) and
  3. Wednesday, June 16th at 4pm (AZ Time)

Please RSVP to an information session by emailing zharris@az.gov.

 

Recent Job Opportunities (in order of application deadline date):

Office of the Provost - Graduate Research Assistant

The Office of General Education seeks an enthusiastic, curious, and innovative individual for the position of Graduate Assistant to create reproducible analytical pipelines for general education enrollment management. This is a 9-month (academic) research position (0.5 FTE). The position requires 90% institutional research with 10% service-related duties. The position is subject to annual renewal based on performance and funding.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4857608.

Application Deadline: June 9th

 

Graduate & Professional Student Council - multiple Graduate Assistant positions

Elections Director: The Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) seeks a friendly, service-oriented graduate or professional student to help support and ensure the smooth operations of all GPSC Elections. The Elections Director is responsible for the planning, coordinating, marketing, and executing General and Special Elections, and others as needed. The Director is also responsible for developing marketing material to elicit student interest. The Director will work with the GPSC Executive Board, General Council, and other GPSC personnel to ensure fair and transparent elections.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4868883.

Application Deadline: June 16th

Grants Director: The Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) offers grant awards to graduate and professional students for Professional Travel, Research Projects, Practice Grants, and Professional Development. The GPSC seeks a friendly, service-oriented graduate or professional student to help support and ensure all their grant programs' smooth operation. The Grants Director will coordinate with members of GPSC and a designated committee to develop the programs and ensure they operate fairly and in the best interests of all graduate and professional students.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4690574.

Application Deadline: June 22nd

 

The Graduate Center - Newsletter & Student Engagement Writer (Graduate Assistant position)

The Graduate Center is seeking a highly qualified graduate student for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 with the opportunity for continued employment based on performance. The graduate assistant/associate will be responsible for the Graduate Center newsletter and will support the Director and staff in leveraging the newsletter and other tools to raise awareness of the graduate student experience in relation to Graduate Center initiatives. This position will work closely with the Graduate Center Communications and Outreach Graduate Assistant in addition to the Director and staff.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4822509.

Application Deadline: June 22nd

 

The Graduate College - multiple Graduate Assistant positions

Graduate Fellowship & Writing Support: This position focuses on fellowships and graduate writing with the following three goals -- (1) raise awareness of graduate funding opportunities, (2) help UA students develop stronger fellowship applications, and (3) improve campus support for graduate writers.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4892538

Application Deadline: June 22nd

Career Counseling: This position focuses on graduate career support with the following three goals -- (1) support ongoing programmatic efforts to provide graduate career support, (2) facilitate opportunities for employer and graduate student engagement, and (3) help UA graduate students develop professional identities and navigate the hiring landscape via one-on-one career advising.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4892563.

Application Deadline: June 22nd

 

Wayfinders Program - Graduate Assistant

The Wayfinders Program is hiring a graduate assistant! If you are looking to help develop a new program, build relationships, and learn new skills, then this job might be for you. The Wayfinder's Graduate Assistant, is a 0.5FTE (20 hours a week) FALL & SPRING Semester hire, that will have a vital role in the development of one of the Strategic Plan's academic advising initiatives. This position offers a tremendous opportunity to build skills that will translate to a keen understanding of the inner workings of higher education, while working with a dynamic group of academic advisors and the various campus partners Wayfinder's serves.

View full position description and apply via Handshake; job #4855485.

Application Deadline: August 15th

 

Arizona Handbooks, LLC - Summer Researcher

Arizona Handbooks, LLC seeks 2-3 paid, part-time summer researchers to assist with updating its 2021-2022 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.  This resource is subscribed to by over 90% of ABA law schools in the U.S.  The work involves contacting 400+ government agencies by phone and email to update their hiring plans for 2022 Summer and school-year internships and post-graduate positions for law graduates.  
 
The researchers will work remotely as independent contractors, on flexible schedules of 20-40 hours/week between mid-May and mid-July, for a total of 200-400 research hours, at a rate of $12 per hour.  The ideal candidate will work independently and multi-task, have excellent web search and telephone skills, and will pay close attention to detail in preparing, proofing, and editing Handbook entries.  
 
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (indicating special skills and reason for interest in position) to Paula Nailon, Contents Manager, Arizona Handbooks, LLC (arizonahandbooks.paula@gmail.com).  Telephonic interviews will begin April 26th. Selections will be made on a Rolling Basis, and work will begin in mid-May.
 

Arizona Auditor General - Performance Auditor

The AZ Auditor General is looking for qualified candidates to fill their Performance Auditor positions.  Performance auditors look at State agencies and programs. Working in a mutually respectful team environment, you will learn about State agencies to understand their roles and responsibilities, evaluate how well they perform their responsibilities, research and identify best practices, and provide objective recommendations to improve their operations.

View full job details here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled (rolling basis)

Additional auditor positions with the Arizona Auditor General can be found here.

 

Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB)

OSPB is currently searching for Budget Analysts (full-time opportunities).

View information flyer for Budget Analyst here (link is external).

Application Deadline for Budget Analyst positions: Open until filled (rolling basis)

 

Joint Legislative Budget Committee (Job Opportunity - rolling basis)

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

 

Many professional jobs in the public sector can also be found at PublicServiceCareers.org.

 

Page last updated 6/7/2021.