DEADLINE Friday, NOV. 4th – Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP)

DEADLINE:  Friday, NOV. 4

A full-time paid entry-level internship; provided with a mentor.  In 2011, MAIP placed 139 interns at over 80 agencies across 24 cities. Accepted interns work in one of twelve different advertising departments. The advertising experience culminates with a career fair in New York City.  Open to Juniors or Seniors – Asian/Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Multiracial or Multiethnic (e.g., Hispanic and Black); min. GPA of 3.2

Application includes essay questions, 2 letters of recommendation, an unofficial transcript and $25 application fee.

http://www.aaaa.org/careers/internships/maip/Documents/maip2012_student_app.pdf

Specialty Bulletin: INTERNATIONAL October 31, 2011

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business – Internship
  2. $$ Funding – International Service – POST GRAD
  3. Canadian Embassy – Internships
  4. United Nations – World Food Programme Internships
  5. France – Teaching Assistantship – POST GRAD
  6. Paid – International Technical Internships
  7. Science Research for Social Good – RTI International – JOBS
  8. AFRICA – Health Practice – Internship
  9. $$ Scholarships/Fellowships – Study Abroad/Language Abroad/Research
  10. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  – Job Search Workshop NOV. 9 (Wed) 4 pm

READ CLOSELY FOR DEADLINE DATES specified in each listing.

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  1. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council – INTERNSHIP: 2012 Spring Session (Dartmouth Winter)     DEADLINE: DEC. 30 2012 Summer Session    DEADLINE:  APRIL 27 http://www.us-sabc.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3300
  2. Lombard Fellowship (provided Dickey Center for International Understanding)- POST GRAD: Funding for 6-mos to 1-yr service project in the U.S. or abroad.  Apply once you have identified a service project which suits your interests and skills http://dickey.dartmouth.edu/opportunities/opportunities    DEADLINE:  FEB 15
  3. Canadian Embassy Washington – INTERNSHIPS Open to Canadian and American students……Intern ships in Political (Foreign & Defence Policy); Congressional and Legal Affairs; Public Affairs; Military (Media Affairs); Trade & Economics; Science & Technology; Energy & Environment; Parliamentary / Territorial / Provincial Affairs; Public Safety & Border Security; Permanent Mission of Canada to the Organization of American States (distinct diplomatic mission). http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/offices-bureaux/intern_stages.aspx?lang=eng&view=d
  4. United Nations – World Food Programme Internships: WFP activities are to provide food aid to save lives in refugee and other emergency situations; to improve the nutrition and quality of life of the most vulnerable people at critical times in their lives; and to help build assets and promote the self-reliance of poor people and communities, particularly through labour-intensive works programmes.  http://www.wfp.org/about/vacancies/internship
  5. France – Teaching Assistantship – POST GRAD: Spend  7 months in French primary or secondary schools  or in the French teaching colleges. http://www.frenchculture.org/spip.php?rubrique424&tout=ok    DEADLINE:  JAN.15
  6. Paid – International Technical Internships – IAESTE: IAESTE Internship Placement Program matches U.S. university students majoring in technical fields with paid internships abroad. Positions are available in industry, research institutes and universities, consulting firms, labs, and other work environments. Most placements are for 8-12 weeks during the summer, but fall and longer-term placements are also available.  DEADLINE:  JAN. 6 http://www.iaesteunitedstates.org/participant-program-overview.htm
  7. Science Research for Social Good – RTI International – JOBS: RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes with a  staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.  https://erecruit.rti.org/PRODRECRUIT/,DanaInfo=.agfov6Ex0qIy2s,SSL,SSO=U+index.ht
  8. Africa – Health Practice Internship – The Whitaker Group (TWG) is a global consultancy facilitating business engagement, trade and investment in Africa. TWG’s healthcare practice has helped by identifying strategic partnerships and creating capacity-building coalitions. TWG regularly works with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Health Organization, and the Clinton Foundation to provide platforms for African and U.S. Government. Interns will work in the group’s Health Practice and their work will cover a variety of topics including: African politics, international intellectual property rights, trade policy, international political economy, economic development, corporate public affairs, and sales and marketing strategy. http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/jjWdGTkTtpw4/
  9. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships 2012-2013.  DEADLINES:  January 31 (Boren Fellowship) & February 9 (Boren Scholarship) Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholarships provide undergraduate students up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad. Boren Fellowships provide graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international research. www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards are an initiative of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education. Contact staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-NSEP.
  10. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  – Job Search Workshop  NOV. 9 (Wed) 4 pm in Career Services      Go to  http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/gpbml   to R.S.V.P.

Education Specialty Bulletin October 29, 2011

Below is a sample of what’s available for students wanting to pursue a teaching profession.

 1. Achievement First  (http://www.achievementfirst.org/careers/overview/)

2. Urban Teacher Center  (http://www.urbanteachercenter.org/about-us/jobs-utc)

3. Woodberry Forest School (www.woodberry.org)

4. Wediko Children’s Services (http://www.wediko.org/staff/why_wediko)

5. Groton School:  Charles C. Alexander Teacher-Intern Program 2012-2013 (http://www.groton.org/about/working/intern?rc=0)

6. School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (www.smfa.edu)

7. Dartmouth College Department of Education  (http://www.dartmouth.edu/~reg/courses/desc/educ-req.html)

1.      Build a Career at Achievement First  (http://www.achievementfirst.org/careers/overview/)

Our students are proving every day that all students—regardless of race, class or life circumstances—can close the achievement gap, graduate from college and become leaders in our communities. Achievement First schools show that demographics do not determine destiny.

2.      Urban Teacher Center (http://www.urbanteachercenter.org/about-us/jobs-utc)

UTC seeks talented individuals committed to our mission of preparing highly effective teachers who will accelerate student achievement in the nation’s highest-need schools. We accomplish this by recruiting outstanding candidates, equipping them with state of the art training, and linking their certification to student academic performance.

3. Woodberry Forest School (www.woodberry.org)

KENAN-LEWIS INTERNSHIP

We invite recent college graduates interested in working in an independent boarding school environment to apply for a Kenan-Lewis Internship at Woodberry Forest School, a boarding school for 400 boys in grades 9 through 12 located on 1200 scenic acres in Madison County, Virginia.

Applications accepted from college seniors and recent graduates for the upcoming academic year until January 1, 2012.

4. Wediko Children’s Services (http://www.wediko.org/staff/why_wediko)

Wediko has over 75 years of experience working with children and adolescents whose Learning, social development, and self-direction are lagging.  If you are a person who is inspired and motivated by challenges, Wediko is the place for you. Our mission is to inspire hope and to persevere even in the face of conflict and set-backs.

5.      Groton School:  Charles C. Alexander Teacher-Intern Program 2012-2013

(http://www.groton.org/about/working/intern?rc=0)

The intern’s responsibilities will include supervised teaching under the guidance of an experienced member of the department, observation of other classes, and teaching or assisting in at least one other class. The fields open to interns are English, Mathematics, History, Classics, French, Spanish, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Religion, the Arts (not Art History), and Admission.

6. School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (www.smfa.edu)

Master of Fine Art (MFA) Program:  Two year degree awarded by Tufts University.

Master of Arts in Teaching, Art Education (MAT) Program:  One Academic year + a summer with the Education Department at tufts University.

Post-Baccalaureate Program:  One year program to prepare students for advanced study and a career in the arts.

7.  Dartmouth College Department of Education (http://www.dartmouth.edu/~reg/courses/desc/educ-req.html)

The education department offers both a minor in education and a teacher certification program; undergraduates may choose either or both options. Students may take Education courses singly, to fill distributive requirements, or in a sequence that will satisfy the requirements for the minor and/or certification.

 

 

 

Green Careers Digest: October 27th, 2011

GREEN CAREERS DIGEST: OCTOBER 27h, 2011

1. 144 Alumni! – Using the Dartmouth Career Network to Explore Careers
2. Renewable Energy Policy Project Internships (Washington, D.C.)(All Terms)
3.
Fall 2012 – E.P.A. Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship (2 – Year Program)
4. IHS Internships: Energy Internship; Chemical Industry Market Research Internship (London & Zurich)
5. Small-Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund Volunteer Opportunities
6. Appalachians Mountain Club – Destinations Volunteer Coordinator (White Mountains, NH)
7. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/2012
8. Environmental Consulting Internship – Green Restaurant Association (Boston, MA)
9. Interested in learning more about Sustainable Development? (Web-Resources)
10. “Green” Jobs Industry Trends – Bureau of Labor Statistics (Web-Resources)
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1. 144 Alumni! – Using the Dartmouth Career Network to Explore Careers
There are over 140 alumni in the Dartmouth Career Network who have self-selected “Environment” as the field of work that their organization is in. If you are interested in exploring varying opportunities and paths, access the Dartmouth Career Network and schedule informational interviews with alumni to learn a bit more about what you can do with your interest in environmental studies. Visit: http://bit.ly/tbx59Y

2. Renewable Energy Policy Project Internships (Washington, D.C.)(All Terms)
The Renewable Energy Policy Project (REPP) Internship Program trains candidates and provides experience in effective research, analysis, and synthesis of renewable energy and energy efficiency topics relating to clean energy policy. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/tUn4we

3. Fall 2012 – E.P.A. Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship (2 – Year Program)
The GRO Undergraduate Fellowship is intended for students entering their last two years of study before obtaining their first bachelor’s degree. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) undergraduate fellowships for students in environmental fields of study. For more information, visit: http://1.usa.gov/pNB8ad

4. IHS Internships: Energy Internship; Chemical Industry Market Research Internship (London & Zurich)
IHS is a global information company with world-class experts in the pivotal areas shaping today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. To view available opportunities with IHS, visit: http://www.ihs.com/about/careers/job-search.aspx

5. Small-Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund Volunteer Opportunities
S3IDF seeks and actively engages volunteers in many of its activities. The volunteers do not require any specific skill-sets or qualifications, but are expected to spend some time understanding the S3IDF model. This might require spending some time with the staff and traveling to some project sites for a better understanding. S3IDF would like the volunteering experience to benefit both S3IDF and the volunteer. For more information: http://bit.ly/tkHmuD

6. Appalachians Mountain Club – Destinations Volunteer Coordinator (White Mountains, NH)
The Destinations Volunteer Coordinator position is a part-time, non-benefited position, 24 hours per week, available year round. With the opportunity to work from a home office, this position is responsible for a wide variety of support duties relating to the volunteer management of AMC’s destination-based Information Volunteers and Volunteer Naturalists. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/sAfftw

7. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/2012
The All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair will be hosted by Columbia University on 2/24/2012. For up-to-date information, follow the Facebook Fan Page at http://on.fb.me/q676Fy.

8. Environmental Consulting Internship – Green Restaurant Association (Boston, MA)
The Green Restaurant Association is seeking an intern at its downtown Boston office to work 20 hours per week for a minimum duration of 3 months. The intern will be responsible for conducting research related to environmental sustainability and the food service industry. This internship will focus on green building, so experience in this area is preferred. If interested in reading more about this unpaid opportunity, please visit: http://bit.ly/cNWubV

9. Interested in learning more about Sustainable Development? (Web-Resources)
Interested in learning a bit more about Sustainable Development and how to search for jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities? Visit this link for more information: http://bit.ly/vYGGzD

10. “Green” Jobs Industry Trends – Bureau of Labor Statistics (Web-Resources)
Unsure of what field to explore? Interested in learning about labor market trends as they related to environmental stewardship? Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ page on “Measuring Green Jobs”.

Communications Career Digest: October 27th, 2011

COMMUNICATIONS CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 27th, 2011

 1.) Corporate Communications Intern
2.) Marketing Fellowship – POST GRAD
3.) Public Affairs Internship – DC
4.) Public Radio Journalism – POST GRAD
5.) American Society of Media Photographers
6.) Children’s Book Council – Jobs & Internships
7.) Writing JOBS
8.) Publishers Lunch
9.) Sports Journalism – Editorial Internship
10.) PUBLIC RELATIONS – Defined

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1) Corporate Communications InternIAC Conmmunications:  (Dartmouth’s Winter or Spring) (Paid)
IAC operates more than 50 Internet businesses across 30 countries including CollegeHumor, Vimeo, Match.com, and Newsweek Daily Beast.    http://www.Click2Apply.net/f966g6f

2) WPP Marketing Fellowship (Three 1-yr. Rotations – POST GRAD):
Rotate through WPP companies, (branding, marketing, advertising, direct marketing, media investment, public relations, etc)  http://www.wpp.com/wpp/careers/marketing/graduates    *  NOV. 10

3) Public Affairs InternThe Dershowitz Group (TDG), Washington DC:
TDG is a public affairs and strategic communications firm servicing policy-based clients, including think tanks, foreign television stations, international humanitarian awards and coalitions of NGO’s.  has intern positions available for the Spring 2012 semester.  Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in strategic communications (including marketing), foreign policy (such as energy and counter-terrorism), journalism and public relations, are encouraged to apply. *See the NIC online database or http://www.dershowitzgroup.com/intern/  for a full description.  Submit a resume, a cover letter (identifying their dates of availability) and a writing sample to Abram Shanedling  at internships@dershowitzgroup.com

4) NPR Kroc Fellowship – POST GRAD:
Rigorous hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism – writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the web.  (1 yr.)  http://www.npr.org/about/careers/fellowships/kroc.html

5) American Society of Media Photographers – Become a Student Member:
As a member, you are part of the premier trade association for the world’s most respected photographers.  Membership benefits include the guide to professional practices in photography, a listing in the Find A Photographer database, and the ability to network with other photographers in 39 chapters across the country.  https://asmp.org/

6) Children’s Book Council – Jobs & Internships:
Monitor job listings from such publishers as ABRAMS, Bloomsbury, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic, Simon and Schuster.
http://www.cbcbooks.org/careers.php

7) Writing JOBS:
Monitor job listings in journalism, media, publishing, technical and medical writing. http://www.writejobs.com/jobs/

8.) Publishers Lunch:
Learn about current deals in the publishing industry.  Publishers Lunch is the industry’s “daily essential read,” now shared with well over 30,000 publishing people every day.  Subscribe at http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/lunch/subscribe.html

9) Sports Journalism – Editorial Internship at PressBox:
Work a minimum of 15 hours  writing, editing, proofreading, fact checking and photo editing for newspaper and Web site. (Baltimore) http://www.pressboxonline.com/story.cfm?id=5559

10) PUBLIC RELATIONS – DEFINED:
The activities and strategies used to establish and maintain a organization’s image with the public.  Public relations is the discipline which looks after reputation, with the aim of earning understanding and support and influencing opinion and behavior. It is the planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between an organization and its public.

‘Organization’ can be a business, a profession, a public service, a government body or an organization concerned with health, culture, and education.  ‘Public’ are audiences that are important to the organization. They include customers – existing and potential; employees and management; investors; media; government; suppliers; opinion-formers.

Public Relations Organizations include:

>Public Relations Firms

Conducts programming, research and evaluation, writing and editing, handling information, production and speaking.

>Nonprofit Organizations

Involves training volunteers, promotional activities, fundraising and grant seeking and designing public relations campaigns. Practitioners often have a lot of freedom in writing campaigns and creating publicity. May include working in museums, social service and health care groups, hospitals and different types of professional organizations.

>Corporate Public Relations (dept. within an organization)

Performs trends analysis, issues management and public opinion evaluation. Often is responsible for reporting to the CEO and top executives on media issues.

*For job descriptions,  see “Opportunities in Public Relations and Advertising” and “Opportunities in Event Planning” in Career Services

Appalachians Mountain Club – Destinations Volunteer Coordinator (White Mountains, NH)

Position:         Destinations Volunteer Coordinator
Location:        White Mountains, NH
Reports to:     Director for North Country Programming & Outreach
Posted:            October, 2011

Summary Description
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America’s oldest conservation, education, recreation organization. We promote the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region. We believe these resources have intrinsic worth and also provide recreational opportunities, spiritual renewal, and ecological and economic health for the region. Because successful conservation depends on active engagement with the outdoors, we encourage people to experience, learn about, and appreciate the natural world. For a complete description of the AMC and its mission and programs, please visit us at www.outdoors.org.

 The Destinations Volunteer Coordinator position is a part-time, non-benefited position, 24 hours per week, available year round. With the opportunity to work from a home office, this position is responsible for a wide variety of support duties relating to the volunteer management of AMC’s destination-based Information Volunteers and Volunteer Naturalists.  Volunteers provide critical support in supplementing the efforts of staff during peak periods throughout our North Country destinations fulfilling the public service mission of the AMC.  Information Volunteers provide detailed information to visitors regarding trail conditions, appropriate gear, planning a trip, safety in the mountains, weather and snow conditions, and natural history information.  Volunteer Naturalists provide natural or cultural history information and programs and answer natural history and other questions from the public.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Regularly communicate with volunteers regarding available volunteer opportunities, events, and AMC news.
  • Arrange volunteer coverage to fulfill the needs of 15 different AMC destinations.
  • Maintain volunteer databases, updating volunteer information and entering service reports
  • Recruit, interview, accept, and train new volunteers.
  • Complete year-end reports and volunteer hour tallies
  • Update volunteer materials at year end and set up of systems for the new year
  • Coordinate, plan, and lead trainings, special events, and other projects as needed
  • Work with a volunteer steering committee and staff to propose and implement program improvements.

Qualifications

  • Self motivated and reliable
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  •  Previous volunteer or volunteer management experience desirable
  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well in a professional work environment and when interacting with the public
  • Proficient computer skills: database management, spreadsheets, word processing, fax, copier
  • Familiarity and interest in the environmental issues, trails, and back-country recreation in the  White Mountain area is desirable

Physical Abilities required:  work is performed in a standard office setting.  Ability to travel safely in the backcountry in all weather conditions is preferred.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

Compensation
$9.75 per hour

To Apply
For more information, please see the employment area of our website at www.outdoors.org/employment

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to amcjob190@outdoors.org or mail to:
Chris Thayer, Director for North Country Programming & Outreach
Appalachian Mountain Club
Highland Center at Crawford Notch
Route 302
Bretton Woods, NH   03575

No phone calls please.

This position will remain open until filled.  Employment will begin as soon as possible.

 “The Appalachian Mountain Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our workplace.”

Arts/Entertainment Career Digest: October 21st, 2011

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 21st, 2011

1.       Arts & Entertainment Network:  Join the newest student organization on campus.
2.       Alumni Career Advisor in the Arts:  Lizzie Bildner wants to talk with undergraduate students!
3.       World-renowned choreographer FAUSTIN LINYEKULA:  Wed, Oct 26 @ 4:30 PM in Haldeman 041
4.       (FILM) Directors’ Guild of America – Assistant Directors Paid Training
5.       PBS NewsHour – Broadcast Desk Assistant (Jan-July 2012): APPLICATION DEADLINE OCT. 31/2011
6.       The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is hiring!
7.       October is National Arts and Humanities month.

Arts and Entertainment Network: is a student organization that promotes the arts, media and entertainment industry and helps students network with other students/alumni in the field. We plan mixers, bring speakers, and organize a career fair and workshops. Get an edge over the competition. Email dartsent@gmail.com for more information.

Alumni Career Advisor in the Arts!
We recently received a note from one alum who is reaching out to assist the undergraduates at Dartmouth.  Here is a portion of her email:

“If there are ever any undergraduates who are looking to learn more about working in the arts industry, please let me know. I remember ….  when I was an undergraduate trying to figure out how to break into this industry …. and would like to make sure that those seeking professions in the arts industry from Dartmouth have a sufficient understanding of not only where to look, but what the industry is like and what skills are needed to be able to get a foot in the door. Look up “Lizzie Bildner” in the Dartmouth Career Network.

 World-renowned choreographer FAUSTIN LINYEKULA shares his efforts to counteract the legacy of war and the collapse of the Congolese economy through the arts. Wed, Oct 26 @ 4:30 PM in Haldeman 041.Free and Open to the Public.Sponsored by the African and African American Studies Program, the Department of Theater, The Dickey Center for International Understanding, The Leslie Center for the Humanities, and The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center. More info: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~theater/

(FILM) Directors’ Guild of America – Assistant Directors Paid Training Program – (400 days)
The Training Program’s ultimate goal is to provide the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers with Assistant Directors of the highest quality and professionalism. For more information go to:  http://www.trainingplan.org/   (L.A.)

PBS NewsHour – Broadcast Desk Assistant (Jan-July 2012): APPLICATION DEADLINE OCT. 31/2011
Rotations in research, newsroom, tape library, reporting, and production. The Desk Assistant (DA) position is part of a six-month entry-level program aimed at providing practical experience in a broadcast news setting. The DAs are exposed to all aspects involved in producing a nightly television news program.  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/aboutus/openings/?id=2

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), is hiring!  SIFF is the largest, most well-attended film festival in the United States (150,000+ filmgoers in 2011). SIFF a non-profit organization and also operate two theaters in downtown Seattle.

SIFF is currently looking into hiring someone young, outgoing, creative, charismatic, self-motivated, bright, passionate, resourceful, eager, organized, and energetic for an entry-level fundraising position with a specific focus on community partnership with local businesses, non-profits, special interest groups, and foreign consuls.   The position would be located in Seattle and would start as soon as possible.  Check it out in the Nationwide Internship Consortium.

October is National Arts & Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. It is designed to encourage all Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts and humanities. Check it out at:  http://www.artsusa.org/get_involved/advocacy/nahm/default.asp

 

 

Non-Profit Career Digest: October 21st, 2011

NON-PROFIT CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 21st, 2011

1. Funding for Unpaid Winter 2012 Internships – October 26th, 2011
2. Looking for a job, an internship or volunteer option? Check Idealist.org!
3. Campus Campaign Fellowship – Urban Teacher Center
4. Chicago History Museum InternshipS (Chicago) (All-Terms)
5. Paul Revere House Internships (Winter, Spring, Summer)
6. Interested in Non-Profit work? Serve on a Board! (Blog Article)
7. Social Networking for Non-Profit Young Professionals (Website)
8. DoSomething.org, Marketing Intern (New York City)(Paid) – DEADLINE: 10/30/2011

1. Funding for Unpaid Winter 2012 Internships – October 26th, 2011
The funding deadline for unpaid internships is fast approaching! For more information about funding resources, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/qD6svk

2. Idealist.org
www.idealist.org is the leading non-profit and non-governmental organization search engine. In addition to searching for internships, volunteer opportunities, or jobs, students also should search through organizations. Idealist lists nearly 70,000 organizations on their site.

3. Campus Campaign Fellowship – Urban Teacher Center (ON-CAMPUS)(STIPEND)
Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is a fast-growing non-profit that prepares highly effective teachers who significantly accelerate student achievement in the nation’s highest-need schools. UTC is looking for mission-driven sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students to serve in the first cohort of Campus Campaign Fellows. Part-time: 5-8 hours/week (flexible). For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/pmyyzF

4. Chicago History Museum Internships (Chicago) (All-Terms)
Working alongside staff members in a tutorial arrangement, interns gain valuable skills and training in museum practice, archival administration, arts administration, and historical scholarship. For more information about available internships, please visit: http://bit.ly/oB0QNQ

5. Paul Revere House Internships (Winter, Spring, Summer)
Internships at the Revere House involve participation in most day-to-day site activities (interacting with the public, speaking to school groups, curatorial duties as needed) along with a research or other project determined by prior agreement between the intern and Revere House internship supervisor. Prospective Revere House interns should have a background in history, American studies, museum studies, decorative arts, preservation studies or other related field and be prepared to spend 10-20 hours per week on their internship work. For more information, please contact Patrick M. Leehey at 617-523-2338 or pat@paulreverehouse.org

6. Interested in Non-Profit work? Serve on a Board!
Interested in obtaining leadership skills, and developing your knowledge set within the non-profit arena? Consider serving or volunteering with a board of overseers. Visit Rosetta Thurman’s blog article for more information: http://bit.ly/czmMiG

7. Social Networking for Non-Profit Young Professionals (Website)
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) promotes an efficient, viable, and inclusive nonprofit sector that supports the growth, learning, and development of young professionals. Become involved by visiting: http://ynpn.org/

8. DoSomething.org, Marketing Intern (New York City)(Paid) – DEADLINE: 10/30/2011
Interning at Do Something is a great way to learn the ins and outs of the not-for-profit world, work in a fun and young office environment and get great work experience. We give our interns tons of responsibility and are also known to have brownie bake-offs every once in a while. For more information, visit: http://dsorg.us/bPL2s

 

 

 

 


Campus Campaign Fellowship, Urban Teacher Center, DEADLINE: 11/30

CAMPUS CAMPAIGN FELLOWSHIP, URBAN TEACHER CENTER

General Summary
Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is a fast-growing non-profit that prepares highly effective teachers who significantly accelerate student achievement in the nation’s highest-need schools. UTC recruits outstanding candidates, equips them with state of the art training, and links their certification to their students’ performance outcomes. Campus Campaign Fellows will lead and execute a campus-wide recruitment strategy for identifying and engaging prospective UTC candidates. Are you a current college student passionate about closing the achievement gap and eager to gain valuable experience in the education human capital sector? UTC is looking for mission-driven sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students to serve in the first cohort of Campus Campaign Fellows. Part-time: 5-8 hours/week (flexible).

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage and execute 2011-2012 recruitment process for Urban Teacher Center candidates from your school.
  • Advise the Urban Teacher Center Human Capital Team on their campus recruitment strategy.
  • Communicate and manage relationships with a network of nominators, including Deans, professors, and university administrators.
  • Engage and build relationships with relevant student organizations, including service-learning groups, cultural and minority-affinity societies, Greek organizations, academic-focus groups, student government, and education organizations.
  • Lead high-impact campus events to build awareness of UTC’s high-impact program, such as information sessions, panel discussions, and classroom visits with UTC residents and staff.
  • Launch engaging, attention-grabbing visual awareness campaigns targeting UTC’s application deadlines (Oct. 15, Dec. 15, Feb. 15, Apr 15, and May 15).
  • Lead personal outreach to promising candidates, encouraging them to attend webinars or meet with UTC representatives at Career Fairs.
  • Develop strategic initiatives for targeting students from high-need majors and minors.

Qualifications

  • 3.0 GPA or higher and record of high academic achievement.
  • Concentration in an academic discipline other than education (UTC is an alternative teacher preparation program for individuals who are not education majors or already licensed).
  • Demonstrated passion for urban education and closing the achievement gap.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work relentlessly toward results with a constant commitment to growth.

 Training and Compensation

  • This position is unpaid but includes recruitment bonuses of $25 per accepted/enrolled candidate.
  • Targeted training and support, including bimonthly check-ins with the Director of Human Capital and skill-specific webinars*.

Apply Now: If you believe you have what it takes to lead a campus campaign, please send a cover letter describing your interest and why you would be the best candidate along with your resume to Kerry Swarr, Director of Human Capital, at KerryS@urbanteachercenter.org by November 30, 2011.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

*Training Overview – Bi-monthly training will include the following sessions:
Urban Teacher Center 101
Setting Campus Recruitment Targets
Campus Fellow Round Table – Sharing Successful Strategies
Window into UTC Core Competencies and Sub Competencies and the Interview Process
Overview of UTC’s Curriculum and Development
Overview of UTC’s Accountability Model
Q and A with Current UTC Residents and Fellows
Campus Recruitment Goals and Targets Mid-Year Check-In
Overview of Teacher Effectiveness Research and the Economic Imperative
Best Ways to Prepare for UTC and Post UTC Career Pathways
Conversation with UTC Co-Founders, Co-Directors- Lessons from Leading A High-Growth Education Non-profit
End of the Year Review of Targets, Lessons Learned
Roundtable on UTC’s Recruitment Plan – Your Turn to Advise UTC Human Capital Staff
Planning for Next Recruitment Year – Implications of Expansion to New Cities

Government/Public Policy Career Digest: October 20th, 2011

 GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC POLICY CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 20th, 2011
 
Government/Public Policy Topics Include:
1.  Public Service Fellows Program
2.  Brad Schneider for Congress, Political Campaign Internship (January Start)
3.  Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Policy Internship
4.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 2012 Spring Student Internship Program
5.  The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN), Internships
6.  UPS CORPORATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS, GovernmentPublic Relations Legislative Assistant
7.  Partnership for Public Service Webinar
8.  Internship Survey Database(Career Services)
9.  FBI Virtual Career Fair
10. What Kinds of Federal Jobs Are There? (Helpful Website)
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1:  Public Service Fellows Program
Fellows’ duties vary across the Partnership’s internal teams but often include event planning and execution, conducting research, writing and preparing correspondence, and conducting outreach to external partners, such as government agencies and colleges and universities.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://apps.ourpublicservice.org/fellows/default.aspxDeadline: October 28, 2011
 
2: Brad Schneider for Congress, Political Campaign Internship (January Start)
Exciting, Northshore Campaign seeks motivated interns for its field team. Interns will gain valuable experience in political campaigning and voter outreach. They will be an integral part of the field team’s grassroots efforts to connect with voters and promote campaign visibility throughout the city. Assist in planning and staffing field events. Connect with voters through canvassing and phone banks. Database management and maintenance
 
Qualif: strong interest in Democratic politics required; Highly motivated and willing to work on individual and group projects; Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as written and oral communication and organizational skills; Familiarity with Microsoft Office; Experience with NGP-VAN database is a plus but not required; Hours are flexible (we ask for 15-20 a week) and can be adapted to fit your schedule. The internship length is also negotiable. Interns will be based out of campaign headquarters in Northbrook, but must be willing to travel around the Northshore for campaign activities, such as visibility events (i.e. parades, street festivals & fundraising events).
 
3: Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Policy Internship-Washington, DC                                    
The research department of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is currently offering unpaid internships for undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in the Presidency and U.S. government policy. Students in all majors are welcome to apply, especially those studying political science, history, international relations, economics, or business. For more information and to apply, visit: www.thepresidency.org/who-we-are/internships.
 
4:  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 2012 Spring Student Internship Program                                  
The Securities and Exchange Commission selects volunteer interns for its Spring Student Internship Program.  Students have the opportunity to work for ten weeks during the spring at the SEC’s Washington DC headquarters or at one of its Regional Offices (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. Deadline:November 7, 2011                                  
 
5:  The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN), Internships
The Coalition on Human Needs is seeking highly motivated, organized, and energetic individuals for full-time internships. The Coalition on Human Needs is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations. For more information, visit:http://www.chn.org/jobs/internships.html.
 
6: UPS CORPORATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS, GovernmentPublic Relations Legislative Assistant
UPS seeks applicants for the position of legislative assistant in its Corporate Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. The UPS Public Affairs Office is responsible for handling governmental affairs issues of UPS at the international, federal, and state levels. These issues include, but are not limited to, healthcare, transportation, energy, security, international trade, labor, and aviation. UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and currently serving more than 220 countries and territories. One-year full-time paid internship: June 18, 2012 – June 14, 2013. For more information and to apply, visit: http://jobs-ups.com/washington-dc/corporate/jobid1863566-government_public-relations-legislative-assistant-jobsDeadline: December 16, 2011
 
7:  Partnership for Public Service Webinar-Interested in successfully finding and applying for federal positions? You will hear from Partnership for Public Service staff, agency recruiters, federal interns and graduates who recently received offers for federal jobs. For more information and to register, visit:http://rockefellercenteratdartmouth.blogspot.com/2011/09/careers-for-common-good-go-government.html.
 
8:  Internship Survey Database(Career Services)-Curious where other students have held government related internships? Come to Career Services and look through the Internship Survey Database. With this database, you are able to view the a description of the internship, the student’s recommendations, how they found the internship, contact information for the internship, and other useful information.
 
9:   FBI Virtual Career Fair-October 25th & 26th (9am-Noon & 1-4pm EST)    
Students selected for FBI internships will help support their mission through hands-on projects of national significance.  To register for this event, and learn more about the Internship Program, visit:http://www.explorefbi.com/events.php.
 
10:  What Kinds of Federal Jobs Are There? (Helpful Website)
http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/index.shtml.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
The federal government’s broad mission means there are jobs in every field. From architects to zoologists, the federal government is looking for a wide variety of talented and dedicated employees. View Federal Careers by Field of Interest, find out what Federal Agencies do, and view various profiles in public service.