CAREER BLITZ: Education

Topics include: 

  1. Edventure More – Curriculum Development Intern
  2. Overland Summer Program Leaders – DEADLINE Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
  3. Master of Arts in Teaching, Brandeis University – Open House January 31, 2013
  4. Match Teacher Residency (Post-Grad) – 2 year program
  5. Teach English Abroad – some basic questions to ask your potential employer.
  6. Education Sector – an Educational Think Tank
  7. Achievement First Schools (Post-Grad) – closing the achievement gap one student at a time
  8. Teach for America – next DEADLINE is January 11, 2013.
  9. Eduventures – Internships in Research/Consulting or Marketing for Higher Education
  10. Math for America Fellowship (Post-Grad) – DEADLINE:  February 5, 2013

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1)      Edventure More – Curriculum Development Intern.  Working with the Curriculum Manager, learn the ins and outs of curriculum development.  http://bit.ly/11iPfsc

2)      Overland Summer Program Leaders – DEADLINE Dec. 10, 2012.  Great opportunity to learn some teaching skills, group management, and have fun at the same time! http://bit.ly/V5Hhxc

3)      Master of Arts in Teaching, Brandeis University – Do you care about Social Justice?  Become a Teacher and change the world! Come to the Open House on Thursday, January 31, 2013.  http://bit.ly/QsnL16

4)      Match Teacher Residency (Post-Grad) – 2 year program to train and support rookie teachers.  http://bit.ly/V5HjF4

5)      Teach English Abroad – be careful when looking into these programs; this link provides some great questions to ask that will help you evaluate offers and protect yourself.  http://bit.ly/WwOpnv

6)      Education Sector – an Educational Think Tank.  Do you want to make a difference in regards to educational policy and/or reform?  Check out this organization:  http://bit.ly/SseS7q

7)      Achievement First Schools (Post-Grad) – this organization hired 250+ new graduates for the 2012-2013 school year.  Keep an eye on this website for future opportunities:  http://bit.ly/U4rYny

8)      Teach for America (TFA) – are you considering applying to TFA?  The next application deadline is January 11, 2013.  Use the interim time wisely to construct an excellent application.  http://bit.ly/SgQJzm

9)      Eduventures – Internships in Research/Consulting or Marketing for Higher Education. Learn about the business involved in education.  http://bit.ly/YtPlyf

10)   Math for America Fellowship (Post-Grad) for graduates who are interested in teaching Math and science.  Application is now open.  DEADLINE:  February 5, 2013  http://bit.ly/UrD9wd

For more information on Education:  http://bit.ly/TlTP85

To make an appointment with an Advisor, call 603-646-2215

CAREER BLITZ: International

TOPICS INCLUDE: 

  1. Workshop:  JOB SEARCH –  For INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  OCT. 31 (Wed) – 4 PM
  2. Pan-American Public Health – POST-GRAD
  3. FRANCE – Branding & Advertising – INTERNSHIP
  4. Princeton-In-ASIATeaching & Workplace Fellows (1-2 yrs.)  POST-GRAD
  5. Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program  $$
  6. International Trade – Texas – Economic Development International INTERN
  7. Princeton-In-AFRICAFellowship POST-GRAD
  8. COLUMBIA – Social Finance Enterprise – INTERN
  9. JAPAN Exchange and Teaching (JET) ProgramPOST-GRAD
  10. PRAGUE or DC-  Communications- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty INTERNS

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1) Workshop:  JOB SEARCH –  For INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  OCT. 31 (Wed) – 4 PM   Career Services – Workshop Room  R.S.V.P. at  http://bit.ly/HM2Z23

 

2) Pan-American Public Health – POST-GRAD:

The Internship and Practicum Program (IPP)trains young and energetic individuals entering the field of public health.  PAHO interns/volunteers are matched with technical or administrative programs and placed in either PAHO Headquarters in Washington DC, PAHO Country Offices, as well as the Pan American Centers in the North and South America or in the Caribbean region. Available to senior undergraduate, graduate or post graduate, with a concentration in a field relevant to PAHO’s work in particular:  Public Health, Management, Business,International Affairs, Latin American studies, or related health or social science areas.   http://bit.ly/RmQFeS

3) FRANCE – Branding & Advertising – INTERNSHIP:

Lighthouse, located at Neuilly-sur-Seine, specializes in the luxury & entertainment sectors with a focus on brand strategy and development, Clients roster includes: Braun, Calvin Klein, Nikki Beach, Elite World, Lalique, Moët & Chandon, Rizon Jet (GSSG Holdings), Estée Lauder, Piper Heidsieck Seeking a 3-6 month intern. Must be proficient in French. Work with international creative teams (strategic planning, copywriter, artistic directors, etc) on (new) brand and communication platforms. Focus on selected high profile Film Festivals including Cannes, Deauville and Toronto.  Email your Resume (with a photo) & Cover letter to:  yves@lighthouse.fr

4) Princeton-In-AsiaTeaching & Workplace Fellows (1-2 yrs.)  POST-GRAD:  Teaching – Go to http://bit.ly/V4Uqf2  /  Workplace (business, NGO, media) Go to http://bit.ly/QSj91R    DEADLINE:  NOV. 16

5) Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program  $$:

Deadline: November 15, 2012    The U. S. Department of State CLS Program provides fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for 7-10 weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students. Languages offered: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu.  http://bit.ly/VBkPNf

6) International Trade – Texas – Economic Development International INTERN:

The City of San Antonio, TX is seeking an Economic Development Intern for their International section and will focus on bringing new investment and new companies to San Antonio.  Assist with international business development. Collects and organizes research data on trade flows, FDI flows, targeted industries and companies. Assists with scheduling and planning of department meetings. May assist with performing analyses and prepare data for reports. May assist in the coordination, administration and/or monitoring of specific programs. Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese and/or French highly desirable. Effective interpersonal, communication, report writing and computer skills. Ability to learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances.  Send Cover letter & Resume to Jesse Canedo ’08 at  Jesse.Canedo@SanAntonio.gov

7) Princeton-In-AfricaFellowship POST-GRAD (12-mos.):

Service Fellowships in humanitarian aid, public health, education, conservation, post-conflict reconstruction and social entrepreneurship.  http://bit.ly/W2CFi7    *  NOV. 18

8 ) Columbia – Social Finance Enterprise – INTERN: 

Instiglio, Inc., (www.instiglio.org) is a young non-profit social enterprise started by alumni of Dartmouth College and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Instiglio is the first and only social finance intermediary to apply the innovative Social Impact Bond (SIB) model to developing countries. Work out of Instiglio’s office in Medellín, Colombia, with occasional travel to Bogota and on field visits. Liaise with Instiglio’s stakeholders in the government and nonprofit organization. Conduct cost-benefit analysis of Instiglio’s proposed social program in Colombia. Instiglio is currently investigating one program to prevent school dropouts and another to reduce unwanted pregnancies.  See DartBoard, under INTERNSHIP TAB – NIC Shared Internships, for full listing.

9) Japan Exchange and Teaching Program – POST-GRAD:

Serve in local government offices as well as public and private elementary schools, junior high and senior high schools. Positions 1) Assistant Language Teacher 2) Coordinator of International Relations 3) Sports Exchange Advisor  http://bit.ly/WY86JA       Deadline: NOV. 21

10) Prague or DC-  Communications- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty INTERNS:

Interns support the work of the Broadcasting Division (Central Newsroom, Language Services, etc.), Communications Team, Finance Division, Operations Division (Human Resources, Technology, etc.), Office of the President  http://bit.ly/Yj6VCD

*ALSO, see INTERNATIONAL career link at http://bit.ly/RtRBA6

CAREER BLITZ: International

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. State Dept. – INTERNSHIP DEADLINES
  2. Teach for China – POST GRAD
  3. $$ Funding for Study Abroad
  4. European Economic and Social Committee Traineeships POST-GRAD
  5. American Australian Association – INTERNSHIP
  6. Luce Scholars Program – Intern in AsiaPOST-GRAD
  7. Trade – U.S. Commercial Service INTERNSHIPS
  8. London ­ Mountbatten Institute Internship Program – POST-GRAD
  9. Washington Office on Latin America – INTERNSHIPS
  10. Trainee Analysts – Business Monitor International – POST-GRAD

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1) State Dept. – INTERNSHIP DEADLINES:

SUMMER –NOV.  1          FALL – MARCH 1                SPRING (Dartmouth Winter or Spring) – JULY 1

http://1.usa.gov/SHGDbS

2) Teach for China – POST GRAD:

2-year teaching fellowships in China’s most indigent rural schools. (The only program in China collaborating with Teach For All’s global network, a Teach For America affiliate).  *First Deadline:  SEPT. 23  http://bit.ly/OilS5T

3) $$ Funding for Study Abroad

The Boren Scholarship supports study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, enabling you to add important international and language components to your education. Boren Scholars and Fellows are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.  Deadline: FEB. 13, 2013   http://bit.ly/VFebKi

4) European Economic and Social Committee Traineeships (5 mos.) – POST-GRAD

Work in Belgium with a mentor in, carrying out research in a particular area, and in evaluating economic, financial and technical cooperation projects and programmes and drawing up records of meetings. http://bit.ly/R9NuYv *SEPT. 29     (For a Feb –July experience)

5) American Australian Association – INTERNSHIP:

The Association promotes ties across the Pacific through its corporate, education, and social and cultural programs. A 1-3 month long, unpaid (except for daily travel commutation charges) year round internship program positions for recent graduates and 3rd/4th year.   http://bit.ly/UzgFKS Submit three letters of reference, resume and a cover letter to hr@aaanyc.org

6) Luce Scholars Program – (1yr.) Intern in AsiaPOST-GRAD:

Placements (individually arranged based on interest) can be made in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. (Applicant cannot  already have significant experience in Asia or majored in Asian Studies).  http://bit.ly/WHGnKB

***CAMPUS DEADLINE:  OCT. 1      *Requires Nomination by Scholarship Office

7) Trade – U.S. Commercial Service – International Locations for INTERNSHIPS:

The U.S. Commercial Service helps American exporters navigate the international sales process.  Search by country – many have internship link on site.  If not, you can ask directly.  Offices prefer applications 6 months in advance, but no less than 3.  http://1.usa.gov/QPb1k0

8) London ­ Mountbatten Institute Internship Program (1yr.) – POST-GRAD:

Combines full-time work with seminars, self-assessment, and projects leading to either the Certificate or MBA in International Business Practice.  http://bit.ly/RLptcI

Deadline:  OCT. 1 for March session

9)Washington Office on Latin America – INTERNSHIPS:

WOLA promotes human rights, democracy, and social justice by working with partners in Latin America and the Caribbean. Interns collaborate on a mix of research, analytical, and administrative work and are assigned to various programs—communications or one of many policy areas. Interns may help with technology, the media, finance, and event planning. http://bit.ly/SHGXHL

10) Trainee Analysts – Business Monitor International – POST-GRAD:

Business Monitor International (BMI), a leader in emerging markets analysis, is recruiting high-calibre graduates to join its Americas Country Risk and Industry Analysis team in the rapidly expanding New York office. Receive extensive training in all areas of country risk and industry analysis and forecasting. The company also subsidizes external courses, such as the CFA and relevant language courses. http://bit.ly/QMm4ZI   (Search Editorial and Research-Graduate Applications)

 

U.S. Department of State –  Foreign Service Office Management Specialist positions. For more information (http://1.usa.gov/VQX46F), and to start the online application process. DEADLINE:  SEPT. 26   You are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure you meet all of the requirements, and fully understand the special circumstances involving a career in the Foreign Service before applying. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed. Please visit our forums if you have any questions, or to search for answers regarding the Foreign Service Specialist selection process. The forums can be found under Engage on the careers.state.gov website.

 

 

 

Volunteering in the Developing World: Who Helps Whom?

Dissecting the Controversy of Who Benefits

A provocative and open discussion of:

*The impact of volunteer programs in improving the quality of life for both recipients and participants
*Preparation for local integration and stress of adjusting to an unfamiliar environment
*Criteria for choosing volunteer programs
*And an opportunity to network with representatives from international service organizations based in the Upper Valley!

Moderated by Sadhana Hall, Nelson A. Rockefeller CenterPanelists:

  • Megan Brooks, Executive Director, Volunteers for Peace
  • Bernie Benn, Peace Corps, Tunisia
  • Stella Safari, Class of 2013, Democratic Republic of Congo

Co-sponsored by the Developing Country Network (of the Upper Valley), the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, and the Dickey Center for International Understanding

When Wed May 16 5:30pm – 7pm Eastern Time
Where Haldeman 041 (map)

CAREER BLITZ: International

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. National Bureau of Asian Research – Strategic Asia Internships
  2. Latin America – School for Field Studies – Spanish Bilingual Student Affairs Managers – POST-GRAD
  3. Finland – American Scandinavian Foundation – Science Research Traineeships POST-GRAD
  4. The National Council for International Visitors – Summer Internships
  5. Panama CityWeston Preparatory – TeacherPOST-GRAD
  6. L’Oreal – Communications, Finance, Sales & Marketing Internships Worldwide
  7. Sweden – Institute for Development & Security Policy – Internship POST-GRAD
  8. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) – Internship
  9. Vital Voices Global PartnershipProgram Assistant – La Pietra Coalition (DC) – POST-GRAD
  10. PROGRAMS: 
  11. Careers in International Affairs – USAID – April 9  (MON)
  12. CIA Information Session – APRIL 10 (TUE)

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1. National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) – Strategic Asia Internships   (Seattle, WA)

NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. NBR disseminates its research through briefings, publications, conferences, Congressional testimony, and email forums, and by collaborating with leading institutions worldwide.  http://bit.ly/HM2qp2

2. Latin America – School for Field Studies – Spanish Bilingual Student Affairs Managers – POST-GRAD:

Committed to environmental stewardship, SFS creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Its educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems faced by local partners. The Student Affairs Manager (SAM) (Costa Rica-12 mos. & Panama 4 mos.) focuses on student orientation and support, community building, safety & risk management and community outreach.  http://bit.ly/Hr9YV0=  (also see Post-grad Internships – Australia and Panama)

3. Finland – American Scandinavian Foundation – Science Research Traineeships (3-6 mos.) POST-GRAD:

Several traineeships with the Finnish Forest Research Institute. Gain insight into the cultures and peoples of Scandinavia while conducting aan internship.  http://bit.ly/IlN8IW

4. The National Council for International Visitors – Summer Internships (DC):

Interns are given a balance of short and long term projects, as well as being assigned tasks in outreach, advocacy, publications, conferences, design, and other areas. There are frequent opportunities to attend special educational and cultural events outside of the office. Paid.

http://bit.ly/HM2DbM

5. Panama CityWeston Preparatory – Teacher (1Yr.) – POST GRAD:

(Referred by current ’11 alum) Weston Preparatory is a test-preparation center which prepares students who are applying to American universities. Seeking teachers for AP Calculus, Micro/Macro and English Literature. Workweek consists of 30 combined hours of AP classes at local private schools, after school test prep courses and some light administrative responsibilities. Apply ASAP. See DartBoard listing 12015/Head Teacher

6. L’Oreal – Communications, Finance, Sales & Marketing Internships Worldwide:

L’Oreal has a  portfolio of international brands in the cosmetics industry, covering 130 countries.

http://bit.ly/HphAGr

7. Sweden – Institute for Development & Security Policy – Internship (4-5 mos.) POST-GRAD:

Interns will be working on a particular research project, and assisting with more general administrative duties, including editing, outreach and preparation of seminars, conferences and other events. The internship starts in Sept. http://bit.ly/GX5Rc4  DEADLINE:  APRIL 30

8. U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) – Internship:

All interns write articles that are posted on the Business Council’s website and in its bi-monthly newsletter that is mailed to 8,000 readers, including U.S. and Saudi Government officials, senior business leaders, educational institutions, and industry organizations and associations. $1000 stipend.  http://bit.ly/Hrukf0

DEADLINE:  APRIL 27

9. Vital Voices Global PartnershipProgram Assistant for the La Pietra Coalition (DC) – POST-GRAD

Work closely with the Senior Director of the La Pietra Coalition to implement programs both in the U.S. and abroad that range from research, advocacy, work group coordination, to assisting with large-scale summits to advance women of the world.

http://bit.ly/Isw0R1  DEADLINE:  APRIL 13

10. PROGRAMS: 

  • Careers in International Development – USAID – APRIL 9  (MON)
    • 12:30-1:30 – Collis 101 – Lunch Provided
    • http://on.fb.me/IpbFzB
  • CIA Information Session – APRIL 10 (TUE) 12:15 PM in Career Services
    • Representatives will discuss various opportunities within the CIA.
    • R.S.V.P. at http://bit.ly/HM2Z23



 

 

 

 

Career Blitz: Sports

  1. United States Olympic Committee – Internship Application Deadline:  March 16, 2012
  2. London 2012 Summer Olympic/Paralympic Games
  3. Right to Play USA – both volunteer and internship opportunities.
  4. Right to Play International – volunteer opportunities.
  5. Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
  6. Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tour.  Assistant Event Director/ Road Crew
  7. Careers for Women in Sports – Women’s Sports Foundation

1.  United States Olympic Committee – Internship Application Deadline:  March 16, 2012 http://www.teamusa.org/jobs/usoc-internships

Internships available in the following areas:  Broadcasting, Legal, Marketing, Marketing/ Event Planning, Sport Clinic Administration, Sports Administration, Strength & Conditioning, Website Media/ Journalism.

2.  London 2012 Summer Olympic/Paralympic Games

Volunteer opportunities in London during the Games are available with the London Organizing Committee. If you are interested in volunteering consult the LOCOG official website:
http://www.london2012.com/get-involved/volunteer/

3.  Right to Play USA – both volunteer and internship opportunities.

http://www.righttoplay.com/usa/Pages/Home.aspx

4.  Right to Play International – volunteer opportunities.

http://www.righttoplay.com/International/get-involved/Pages/Volunteer.aspx

5.  Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

Toronto 2015 is currently in the process of building its team, with the next recruitment phase planned for spring 2012. Specific employment opportunities will be posted here on the website, so please check back frequently.  http://www.toronto2015.org/lang/en/get-involved/employment-opportunities.html

6.  Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tour.  Assistant Event Director/ Road Crew

As a member of the road crew, you will provide operational assistance as required in the set-up, operation and tear down of the Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tour. http://www.kickit3v3.com/display.aspx?page_id=56

7.  Careers for Women in Sports – Women’s Sports Foundation

http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/en/home/get-inspired/careers-for-women-in-sports

*** For more information on SPORTS:  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/students/careers/sports.html

 

International Specialty Bulletin #5, February 2012

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • U.S. Dept. of State –  FALL Internship Program
  • Search for Common Good (SFCG) – International Internship Program
  • MEXICO:  IAPE – Assistant Teacher Internship
  • LONDON ­-  Mountbatten Institute Internship Program ( 1yr.) – POST-GRAD
  • Global Health Fellows Program II- USAID – Internship
  • LONDON – BioMed Central – Editorial Intern – POST-GRAD
  • Relief InternationalMiddle East and Haiti Programs Intern (DC)
  • Intensive Language Immersion – Middlebury College
  • Sister Cities International – Special Programs Intern
  • Congressional-Executive Commission on China – INTERNSHIP

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1. U.S. Dept. of State –  FALL Internship Program:

DEADLINE:  MARCH 2   http://careers.state.gov/students/programs

2. Search for Common Good (SFCG) – International Internship Program:

Interns work (typically 3 mos. in summer) with NGOs to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies’ capacity to deal with conflicts constructively, using innovative tools such as media production – radio, TV, film and print – mediation and facilitation, training, community organizing, sports, drama and music. Include the following countries: Angola, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor, Guinea, Indonesia, Israel/Palestine (based in Jerusalem), Kosovo, Liberia, Madagascar, Nepal, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.    (Yearlong internships are also available.)   http:www.sfcg.org

DEADLINE: FEB. 25

3. MEXICO:  Inter-American Partnership for Education (IAPE) – Asst. Teacher Internship:

April 20- May 24, 2012

The English Language Fellow (Assistant Teacher Intern) participate in drills, assist Rassias Trainers and plan/deliver evening cultural activities.

(IAPE) is a joint effort of Worldfund and Dartmouth College’s Rassias Center for World Languages and Cultures.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 29   See full description in DartBoard, under Job Search tab – enter Inter-American in Employer field.

4. London ­ Mountbatten Institute Internship Program ( 1yr.) – POST-GRAD:

Combine full-time work with seminars, self-assessment, and projects leading to either the Certificate or MBA in International Business Practice.  http://www.mountbatten.org/mipweb.nsf/pages/ld_a_year_in_london   (for year beginning August)   *MARCH 31

5.  Global Health Fellows Program II- USAID – Internship:

25 newly-opened summer internships with USAID in Washington, DC. One of the offices in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health—Office of the Assistant Administrator, Office of HIV/AIDS, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition. Technical areas include: * HIV/AIDS * Infectious diseases (e.g. malaria, avian influenza, TB) * Maternal and child health * Reproductive health * Nutrition * Commodities and logistics. While most positions are at the graduate level, some positions are also open to undergraduate students who meet certain criteria. http://www.usaid.gov/careers/studentprograms.html

6. LONDON – BioMed Central – Editorial Intern– POST-GRAD:

Work 3 months with the journal acquisitions team, identifying existing journals that would be suitable to become part of BioMed Central’s publishing portfolio.  http://www.biomedcentral.com/about/bmcjobs

7. Relief InternationalMiddle East and Haiti Programs Intern (DC):

Assist in report and proposal editing; write program summaries or assist in developing program communication material; assist on creating or revising program budgets.    (See list for several other internships)  http://www.ri.org/get_involved/volunteer-and-internships.php

8. Intensive Language Immersion – Middlebury College:

Middlebury College conducts intensive summer immersion programs for undergraduate and graduate college credit in 10 languages. Offer 24/7 learning environment with expert in-class instruction, co-curricular activities in language and small classes. Sampling of Middlebury’s programs:

-7-8 week programs in Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish (Middlebury, VT campus)

-7-8 week program in Arabic, Japanese, French and Spanish at Middlebury at Mills (Oakland, CA)   http://www.middlebury.edu/ls/

9.  Sister Cities International – Special Programs Intern:

The Special Programs Intern will assist with the planning and/or implementation of annual Sister Cities programs which include but are not limited to the Young Artists and Authors Showcases and the Annual Youth Leadership Conference. There will also be a research component as the Special Programs intern will be expected to stay up to date on member activities. http://www.sistercities.org/about/advocacy_internship.cfm#Advocacy

10.  Congressional-Executive Commission on China – INTERNSHIP (paid):

Conduct research and writing projects on human rights and rule of law issues in China under the supervision of Commission staff. Interns may also assist with researching and updating records on the Commission’s Political Prisoner Database. Interns may also be invited or required to attend some of the many rule of law and human rights events.  http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php

Climate Change & Sustainability Research Assistant – ICF International – Full-Time Position

Research Assistant – Climate Change & Sustainability – College

Employer: ICF International – Fairfax, VA

Date: Friday, December 30, 2011

Job Type: Gov’t Affairs

Description:

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement [please cite The Brad Traverse Group]. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com .

ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, and building real-world management tools. In climate change and environmental markets, ICF has provided advice to more than 30 governments and international institutions, and served more than 60 companies in the FT Global 500. We develop emissions inventories and carbon footprints; conduct greenhouse gas mitigation policy analysis; assist clients with offset and carbon credit projects; perform renewable energy assessments; and support federal and state clients on analyses related to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, among other service offerings. We offer our clients around the globe unparalleled analytical, policy, and business management services.

Job Description: To support our growth we seek Research Assistants to work supporting our clients and projects in Climate Change & Sustainability division. Research Assistants will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. Research Assistants at ICF International have an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while also building content knowledge and consulting skills. Research Assistants advance in our consulting practice or go on to outstanding graduate programs around the country. This position is intended for graduating seniors or recent Bachelor’s graduates who are available to start working in summer 2012.

Responsibilities: Data collection and analysis Reviewing literature Conducting interviews and surveys Solving quantitative and qualitative problems Interacting with federal and commercial clients Drafting and reviewing written materials for clients

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or other Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Public Policy or related subjects Minimum GPA of 3.0 Demonstrated quantitative and/or modeling skills

Preferred Skills/Experience: GPA of 3.2 or higher

Professional Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills Computer proficiency Organized, detail oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task Ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment ICF International offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. To apply, please submit your resume, transcript, and a 3-5 page writing sample.

 

International Careers Digest: January 31st, 2012

INTERNATIONAL CAREERS DIGEST: JANUARY 31st, 2012

1.) INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE (IRC)- Internships
2.) SINGAPORE – Contact Singapore
Work Holiday Program (up to 6 mos.) – POST-GRAD 
3.) ECONOMIC NEWS – Paris, Tokyo, New York Internships
4.) MICROFINANCE – ACCION – Program Coordinator, R & D – POST-GRAD
5.) INTERNSHIP FOR IRAN PROGRAM – INTERN
6.) AMERICAN RED CROSS – Program Assistant, Haiti Assistance Program – POST-GRAD
7.) TOP FOREIGN POLICY SCHOOLS
8.) COMIC RELIEF – LONDON – Research & Information Coordinator – POST-GRAD
9.) TRADE – U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE – INTERN ABROAD
10.) TEACH IN HONG KONG
– Chatteris – POST-GRAD

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1.) International Rescue Committee (IRC)- Internships:

IRC has been a leader in humanitarian relief, mobilizing quickly and bringing sustained support to regions torn apart by violence and deprivation. It provide a fresh start in the U.S. for refugees. And it advocates on behalf of the displaced, addressing the root causes of violence and standing up for the world’s most vulnerable populations.  Internships include:  Youth Case Worker; Health; Refugee Resettlement; Logistics; Immigration; Cultural Orientation; Civil Rights; Emergency Preparedness & Response; Curriculum Development (and more)

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1

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2.) SINGAPORE – Contact SingaporeWork Holiday Program (up to 6 mos.) – POST-GRAD:   http://www.contactsingapore.sg/students/work/programmes/work_holiday_programme/

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 3.) ECONOMIC NEWS – Paris, Tokyo, New York Internships:

The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs.

Paris: Business Research Sales intern; identify new business development opportunities for the sales team.

DEADLINE – FEB. 23

Tokyo: Corporate Network Research intern – Year round two-to-three-month internship, with start dates in January, April, July and October.  Must have the existing right to work in each country.

New York:  Custom Research Intern.  Project based research to corporations, governments and multilateral organizations.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 5

http://www.interns.economist.com/programmes?city=All&programme_category=20

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4.) MICROFINANCE – ACCION – Program Coordinator, Research & Development – POST-GRAD:

A world pioneer in microfinance, ACCION’s mission is to give people the financial tools they need—microenterprise loans, business training and other financial services—to help work their way out of poverty. The Program Coordinator will research and analyze best practices in the microfinance industry; alternative banking channels and financial products.  Fluency in Spanish required; qualitative and quantitative analysis skills essential.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 5      Submit letter of interest & resume online at www.accion.org

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5.) INTERNSHIP FOR IRAN PROGRAM – INTERN:

The Inside Iran Program is seeking an intern to work closely with a research associate on a web-based bulletin as well as other activities of the Iran program. Become immersed in issues relating to US-Iran foreign policy and the Middle East with one of the leading Iran teams in Washington.  Part-time/unpaid.  DEADLINE:  FEB. 15  http://www.fpa.org/jobs/index.cfm?act=show_job&job_id=766

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6.) AMERICAN RED CROSS – Program Assistant, Haiti Assistance Program – POST-GRAD:

Provide operational, administrative and program support to the Haiti Assistance Program (HAP) which forms part of the International Services division at the headquarters of the American Red Cross in Washington, DC. PAs are expected to have a wide range of skills and an interest in international disaster response and community-based development.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 23

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showSearchInterface

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7.) TOP FOREIGN POLICY SCHOOLS:

A list of Foreign Policy Association recommendations for the study of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. School suggestions are based on a combination of degree types offered, location and fields of study.

http://www.fpa.org/jobs/?act=schools_list

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8.) COMIC RELIEF – LONDON – Research & Information Coordinator – POST-GRAD:

Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK which strives to create a just world free from poverty

Its mission is to drive positive change through the power of entertainment. The Coordinator supports the Editorial Team, in providing authoritative information, content and briefings on the projects, people and issues that Comic Relief supports. Reports to the Senior Journalist. (must currently have UK work authorization) DEADLINE:  MARCH 5

http://jobs.comicrelief.com/vacancies/

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9.) TRADE – U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE – INTERN ABROAD:

International Trade Interns become involved in the daily operational aspects of managing a high activity office. Projects range from coordinating market research to counseling U.S. companies seeking new international trade partners. Interns support trade specialists with development of trade seminars, presentations and other projects.  Ideally, apply approx. 6 months prior to Leave Term.  Search by country.   http://export.gov/worldwide_us/index.asp

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10.) TEACH IN HONG KONG – Chatteris International Graduate Program (9 mos.)- POST-GRAD:

Chatteris Educational Foundation works in partnership with schools in Hong Kong to sponsor recent graduates from native-English-speaking countries around the world to work with local students. Accepted candidates are placed in schools throughout Hong Kong to teach English as a global language and experience a year of professional and personal development.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 1         http://www.chatteris.org.hk/

 

***For more opportunities, go to the Career Services website International link at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/students/careers/intl.html

 

 

 

Non-Profit Careers Digest: January 30th, 2012

[important] ATTENTION: The application deadline for the Harris Fellowship is on 3/2/2012 and not 5/2/2012 as originally posted (Item #6) [/important]

NON-PROFIT CAREERS DIGEST: JANUARY 30th, 2012

 1. Special Events & Development Intern – Women’s Refugee Commission (New York)(Spring)
2. Funding for Unpaid Internships – SPRING 2012 Deadline: 2/1/12; SUMMER 2012 Deadline: 4/25/12
3. Research Coordinator (Entry-Level Job) – Mass. General Hospital (Boston) – DEADLINE: 3/1/12
4. Link Up with LinkedIn.com – Dartmouth College Alumni Group with 9,600 Members
5. Summer International Community Development Internship – DEADLINE: A.S.A.P.
6. Harris Fellowship in Child Development & Early Childhood Education (New Haven, CT) DEADLINE: 3/2/12
7. Workshop Assistant – View Arts (Old Forge, NY)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 2/19/12 – PAID
8. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Summer Internship (San Francisco)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 3/15/12
9. Health Research Assistant – Center for Studying Health System Change (Entry-Level)(Washington, DC)
10. Research Assistant (Entry Level Job) – Yale University (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 5/3/12

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1. Special Events & Development Intern – Women’s Refugee Commission (New York)(Spring)
The Women’s Refugee Commission advocates for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children and adolescents, and asylum seekers. Through research, advocacy and technical assistance, the Women’s Refugee Commission works to effect systemic changes that have global impact. Deadline: 2/27/2012. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/yREUaD

2. Funding for Unpaid Internships – SPRING 2012 Deadline: 2/1/12; SUMMER 2012 Deadline: 4/25/12
Dartmouth encourages you to spend one or more of your Leave Terms doing work which will enhance your personal and academic goals. Grant ceilings vary but may be up to $4,000. For more information on funding resources at Dartmouth, please visit: http://bit.ly/AsdhFK

3. Research Coordinator (Entry-Level Job) – Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston) DEADLINE: 3/1/12
The Depression Clinical and Research Program is part of the Outpatient Psychiatry Division of the Massachusetts General Hospital. This position will provide invaluable experience for anyone interested in pursuing graduate study in the fields of psychology, public health, or medicine. For more information, please search: “Research Coordinator” in the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium).

4. Link Up with LinkedIn.com – Dartmouth College Alumni Group with 9,600 Members
Searching for a post-graduate opportunity? Interested in seeing what Dartmouth alumni are doing? LinkedIn.com is one of the fastest growing social networks in the world and has successfully brought individuals in varying fields closer together. Visit http://learn.linkedin.com/students/step-1/ and get started on building your profile. After you have successfully crafted a profile, join the Dartmouth College Alumni group and start connecting with thousands of Dartmouth alumni all over the world.

5. Summer International Community Development Internship (Washington, DC) – DEADLINE: A.S.A.P.
The Community Development summer intern will focus on the areas of natural resource management (NRM) and climate change. This internship is with ACDI/VOCA. More information can be found by logging into the Nationwide Internship Consortium with your Dartmouth email address.

6. Harris Fellowship in Child Development & Early Childhood Education (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 3/2/2012
The Harris Fellowship Program in Child Development and Early Childhood Education is a collaboration between the Yale Child Study Center and Calvin Hill Day Care Center and Kitty Lustman-Findling Kindergarten of New Haven. This is a post-graduate fellowship opportunity. Please apply directly through the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium). Deadline: 3/2/2012.

7. Workshop Assistant – View Arts (Old Forge, NY)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 2/19/12 – PAID
Interns will receive practical training in arts programming, day-to-day operations in a fast-paced environment, and working with a small, committed staff and dedicated volunteers in a brand new green building. To learn more about this opportunity and View visit: www.ViewArts.org

8. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Summer Internship (San Francisco)(Summer) – DEADLINE: 3/15/12
Summer interns work closely with program staff on campaigns and programs and are expected to bring some knowledge and experience to the organization. Interns should be able to offer at least 20 hours per week for 3 months, and be eager to participate in all aspects of their department. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/AmIQTu

9. Health Research Assistant – Center for Studying Health System Change (Entry-Level)(Washington, DC)
The Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) in Washington, D.C. is seeking Health Research Assistants to participate in research on how the health system is changing and the effects of these changes on cost, quality, access, and service delivery. For more information on how to apply, please search “Health Research Assistant” in the Liberal Arts Career Network.

10. Research Assistant (Entry Level Job) – Yale University (New Haven, CT) – DEADLINE: 5/3/12
The Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health seeks a full-time Research Assistant that will provide support for a research project that involves bringing an HIV/STD prevention intervention to pregnant adolescent women through a group model of prenatal care in 14 Community Health Centers in New York City. Please apply directly through the Liberal Arts Career Network (accessible via the Nationwide Internship Consortium).