MPA Related Links
For Jobs and Volunteers
Other Useful or Fun Sites
College of Agriculture and Life
Our programs focus on life sciences that make a difference in people's
lives, from improving the safety and quality of the nation's food
supply to studying DNA as part of AIDS and cancer research to
stewarding the environment. The Master of Public Administration is a
program within CALS.
Department of Community Development
and Applied Economics (CDAE)
As a student in CDAE, you focus on the application of economic
principles and their relationship to leadership and management,
economic and business development, environmental sustainability, and
social responsibility. The Master of Public Administration is a program
within the CDAE department.
The Center for Rural Studies
a nonprofit, fee-for-service research organization that addresses
social, economic, and resource-based problems of rural people and
communities. Based in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at
the University of Vermont, the Center provides consulting, research,
and program evaluation services in Vermont, the United States, and
abroad. The Center also serves as the U.S. Census Bureau's Vermont
State Data Center. The Master of Public Administration program
partners with CRS to better inform public policy development,
implementation, and study.
UVM Transportation Research Center
UVM's interdisciplinary Transportation Research Center facilitates research across traditional
departmental boundaries to develop innovative solutions to the complex problems facing the 21st century global
transportation system. UVM Transportation Center Graduate Fellowships
are available to full-time UVM graduate students
who participate in transportation research related
to the center's theme. Graduate student funding
on TRC projects is available in partnership with
Peace Corps Fellows Program
The Peace Corps Fellows program at the University of Vermont allows returned Peace Corps volunteers to build upon the communication, facilitation, organization and planning skills gained while serving overseas as they work to address community development issues and facilitate local initiatives, community mobilization and education here in Vermont. These fellowships provide financial resources to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in earning a Master of Science in Community Development and Applied Economics or a Master of Public Administration at the University of Vermont.
Vermont Public Sector
State of Vermont
The official State of Vermont Website with information about state
departments and agencies. Also a helpful link for those looking
for jobs within Vermont and the public sector of Vermont.
Snelling Center for Government
A non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, The Snelling Center
trains, encourages, and supports Vermonters who wish to become involved
at the state and local level. The Snelling Center partners with
the UVM-MPA program to provide internships in various levels and areas
of public administration.
The Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Founded in 1967, VLCT is a non-partisan, non-profit organization owned
by Vermont's municipal governments. Today, all 246 cities and
towns in Vermont are members of the League. We provide services to
these municipal members, as well as to over 135 associate member
villages, counties, regional planning agencies and housing
Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
Since 1939, we have been the
nation's most respected society representing all forums in the public
service arena. We are advocates for greater effectiveness in
government - agents of goodwill and professionalism - publishers of
democratic journalism at its very best - purveyors of progressive
theory and practice and providers of global citizenship. We believe
that by embracing new ideas - addressing key public service issues -
and promoting change at both the local and international levels, we can
enhance the quality of lives worldwide.
National Association of Schools of
Public Affairs & Administration (NASPAA)
NASPAA's two fold mission is to ensure excellence in education and
training for public service and to promote the ideal of public
service. NASPAA is the membership association of graduate
programs in public administration, public policy, and public affairs.
This web site was
created in order to facilitate the dissemination of information to the
public and the federal government. The site provides access to a wide
variety of databases, and allows the viewer to search, locate, order,
and acquire a wide range of government and business information.
Federal Citizen Information Center
This site describes telephone service for locating federal government
information, provides a list of toll-free FIC phone numbers and answers
to many of the most commonly asked questions about federal services.
Thomas: Legislative Information on the
This web site provides a wealth of information on Congress and the
National Academy of Public
The National Academy of Public Administration is an independent,
nonpartisan organization chartered by Congress to help federal, state,
and local governments improve their effectiveness, efficiency, and
Consumer voice for health care, offering articles and reports on health
care, politics, reform, Medicare and Medicaid, and other health care
issues for women, senior citizens, and lower-income people.
U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment
The home page of the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.
Council for Excellence in Government
The Council for Excellence in Government is a national organization
dedicated to improving the performance of American government.
Council for State Government
Nonprofit organization that seeks to foster excellence in state
government. Web page includes information on the activities of regional
organizations, issue alerts which inform members of breaking news that
affects state government, press releases, and suggested state
legislation on a variety of issues.
The Urban Institute
The home page for the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan economic and
social policy research organization. The site provides information on
research concerning the nation's social and economic problems and the
government policies and public and private programs designed to
Policy.com is an online newspaper providing up-to-date
information current public policy issues.
Administration Review (PAR)
This online magazine, The Electronic Policy Network, provides links to
articles discussing various public policy issues such as economic
policy, politics and civil site also provides links to a variety of
online progressive journals and foundations
dealing with public policy.
Journal of Public Administration and
The home page of the online Journal of Public Administration and
Management. The home page for The Government Technology Magazine. The
magazine focuses on solutions and resources available for governance in
the information age.
Jobs and Volunteers
Click on thier "jobs" link and search
for jobs throughout Vermont, updated weekly.
Seven Days Newspaper Classifieds
Click on thier "7DClassifieds.com" link and search, updated each
Department of Employment and Training
Search for jobs in Vermont and with the State of Vermont, updated each
Idealist.org is a project of Action Without Borders. Search
thier site for volunteer and employment opportunites across the
nation. This site also has interesting articles and resources for
U.S. Department of State
The U.S. Department of State is the lead U.S. foreign affairs
agency. We begin our mission of diplomacy in Washington, D.C.,
where we hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, and Student employees to
work at our offices in the United States and nearly 265 posts
ASPA's Online Career Center allows students and other members to post
resumes, search a job database, and even apply for jobs online.
Careers In Government.com
This site offers nationwide listings of jobs in government, education,
and the public sector. Search for listings containing specific
key words, or view a list of employers by state.
The official U.S. Government job site, usajobs.opm.gov provides a
database of over 14,000 federal employment opportunities. The
site also provides profiles of many federal agencies, including detail
about the types of jobs typically found in those agencies.
UVM Career Services
Search for jobs across the country, make an appointment with a
counselor, or meet with an alumni in your field.
Useful or Fun Sites
Operated by the Pew Center on the States, this site's goal is to help
journalists, policymakers, and engaged citizens become better informed
about innovative public policies.
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