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Career opportunities in politics, government, and activism

Author: Joan Axelrod-Contrada
Publisher: New York : Ferguson, ©2008.
Series: Facts on File's career opportunities series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The book tells you everything you need to know to start an career or change the direction of your current career in politics, government, or activism.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Axelrod-Contrada
ISBN: 9780816070893 081607089X 9780816070909 0816070903
OCLC Number: 255564724
Description: xvii, 292 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I: Politics --
Political campaigns --
Campaign Manager --
Finance Director --
Media Strategist --
Opposition Researcher --
Political Consultant --
Political Party Staffer --
Pollster --
Political office --
School Board Member --
City Councilor --
Mayor --
District Attorney --
State Legislator --
Governor --
U.S. Representative --
President of the United States. pt. II: Government --
Local/state general positions --
Administrative assistant --
Management Analyst --
Program Manager --
Public Information Officer --
Local government --
Local Political Aide --
Assessor --
Economic Developer --
Election Official --
Housing Specialist --
Municipal Clerk --
Recreation Supervisor --
Town/City Manager --
Urban and Regional Planner --
Local/state specialists --
Antidiscrimination Worker --
Auditor --
Emergency Manager --
Employment Interviewer/Counselor --
Environmental Specialist --
Ethics Investigator --
Human Services Director --
Labor Relations Specialist --
Public Health Professional --
Victim Advocate --
State/federal legislative staff --
Congressional page --
Legislative Correspondent --
District Aide --
Legislative Assistant --
Research Analyst --
Chief of Staff --
Other state/federal positions --
Paralegal --
Government Lawyer --
Policy Analyst --
Press Secretary --
Speechwriter --
International affairs --
United Nations Headquarters Intern --
Foreign Service Officer --
INtelligence Operative. pt. III: Activism --
Nonprofit advocacy and administration --
Program Assistant --
Program Director --
Director of Volunteers --
Communications Director --
Fund-raiser --
Program Officer, Foundation --
Webmaster --
Founder, Nonprofit Organization --
Executive Director --
Public interest --
Canvasser --
Consumer Activist --
Environmental Activist --
Government Reform Activist --
Public Interest Lawyer --
Community, social and international issues --
Community Development Associate --
Community Organizer --
Conflict Resolution Specialist --
Human Rights Advocate --
Peace Worker --
women's Rights Activist --
Lobbies, unions, and associations --
Labor Union Organizer --
Lobbyist --
Membership director, Association --
Political Action Committee (PAC) Professional --
Service programs --
AmeriCorps Member --
City Year Corps Member --
Peace Corp Volunteer. Appendixes: I. Frequently asked questions about the Civil Service and Federal employment --
II. Federal pay scale and Federal employment --
III. Federal Government Agency organizational chart --
IV. Federal Government jobs --
V. Employment websites --
VI. Graduate School programs --
A. Public Affairs, Public Administration, Public Policy --
B. Nonprofit Management --
C. Urban and Regional Planning --
D. Political/Campaign Management --
E. Political Science --
F. International Affairs --
VII. Advocacy Groups --
A. Political parties and government reform --
B. Environment and consumer advocacy --
C. community and social issues --
D. Civil rights and liberties --
E. Peace and international affairs --
VIII. How to run for political office: the basics --
IX. Trade publications --
X. Associations.
Series Title: Facts on File's career opportunities series.
Responsibility: Joan Axelrod-Contrada ; foreword by Richard E. Neal.
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Offers information on a broad spectrum of careers in the fields of Politics, Government, and Activism - from consulting, community issues, and political campaigns to law, lobbying, and nonprofit  Read more...

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