Career Tip: Join A Professional Association!

Unsure about how to obtain more experience in your field of interest? Interested in staying up-to-date on all the latest trends in a certain industry? Would you like to have more opportunities to network in a seemingly obscure career field?

Consider joining a professional association or organization!

Most working professionals these days belong to or are affiliated with some sort of association or organization. These associations will often provide many benefits to members or affiliates, including but not limited to: Conferences, access to job or internship list-serves, membership databases, lists of organizational partners, workshops, webinars, trainings, and articles relating to industry trends. In addition, many professional associations provide opportunities for students as well!

After joining a professional association or organization of interest, find out ways to become involved.
Serve on a board, volunteer at a conference, network through a membership directory.

If interested in learning more about professional associations, please feel free to visit Career Services, Monday – Friday, from 1:30 – 4 PM to speak with an advisor about how to get involved in a field of interest.

Communications Career Digest: November 15th, 2011

COMMUNICATIONS CAREER DIGEST: NOVEMBER 15th, 2011

1.) 5-Month Advertising INTERNSHIP
2.) Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD
3.) Publishing INTERNSHIP Program
4.) Communications Consulting – POST-GRAD
5.) Job Tips for Television
6.) E-Commerce Times (ECT) News Network
JOBS
7.) Health Team Fellowship(6mos.)– POST-GRAD
8.) Fashion, Lifestyle & Luxury – Branding/Communication – Internship
9.) Corporate Communications INTERN
10.)
New York Women in Communications – SCHOLARSHIP

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1.)  5-Month Account Management Advertising INTERNSHIP (undergrad or alum) – BBDO
DEADLINE:  NOV. 18.
Internship runs Jan. – May.  BBDO is a world renowned advertising agency with 287 office locations in 79 countries and has maintained its rank as both the World’s Most Awarded Agency Network. Its client roster includes many of the most powerful companies such as General Electric, Mars, AT&T, Starbucks, Bank of America, HBO, Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, Arby’s, and P&G.  training session will run from December 5 to December 16 (3-5 days/ week).  Send your Cover Letter and Résumé to Cyra.Kang@BBDO.com with subject line as “Spring 2012 Internship – Name”. Cyra is a D’11.              **Details of BBDO internship listing in DartBoard, under headline ‘Job Search’

2.) Hearst Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD
An 18-month program focusing on multimedia journalism. The Fellowship program consists of two 9-month rotations at its top metro papers.
DEADLINE:  JAN. 6     http://www.hearstfellowships.com/journalism/application/

3.) Publishing – Simon & Schuster’s INTERNSHIP program – Spring (Dartmouth Winter) – NY
Editorial, Publicity, Marketing, Managing Editorial, Subsidiary Rights, Art & Design, Audio, Digital, Supply Chain & Human Resources.
Work a minimum 16 hours to maximum of 20 hours per week during spring semester.  visit www.simonandschuster.biz/careers
To apply online. First time users will be prompted to create an online profile in order to apply for any jobs. All resumes and cover letters must be attached to the online application in order to be considered.

4.) Communications Consulting – APCO Worldwide – POST-GRAD:
APCO Worldwide, named the “2011 Large Agency of the Year” and one of the ‘Top Places to Work in PR’ by PRNews,

APCO Worldwide, a global communication consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, is accepting resume submissions from qualified individuals to build our talent pipelines. We are always interested in speaking with professionals who are interested in joining our firm and bring proven experience providing clients with consulting services in public relations, public affairs, issues management, media relations and/or public policy.  Monitor job openings in other geographic locations including Beijing, Berlin, Bonn, Brussels, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New Delhi, NYC, Paris, Seattle, and Shanghai.
http://www.apcoworldwide.com/content/careers/job_opportunities.aspx

5.) Job Tips for Television
Watch very brief videos from professionals across a range of organizations – Discovery Latin America, Sony BMG, TNT, Firestarter Music.
http://www.cencom.org/ecom-catshow/tips_television.html

6.) E-Commerce Times (ECT) News NetworkJOBS
ECT News Network is one of the largest e-business and technology news publishers in the United States.
http://www.ectnews.com/about/careers.xhtml

7.) Health Team Fellowship: (6mos.) – Hager Sharp – POST-GRAD
Hager Sharp  is an employee-owned communications company, with expertise in health, education, and safety.
Position:  Website Content Manager/Database Administrator in Washington, DC
http://www.hagersharp.com/careers/employment-opportunities/health-team-fellowship-website-content-manager-database-administrator

8.) Fashion, Lifestyle & Luxury – Branding and CommunicationLaird+Partners
Representing clients like Donna Karan, Debeers, Vera Wang, Bottega Veneta……..  http://www.lairdandpartners.com/#/work/  Interested in an internship?  Apply to internships@lairdandpartners.

9.) Corporate Communications INTERN (Paid) – InterActiveCorp (IAC)
IAC operates more than 50 leading and diversified Internet businesses across 30 countries including CollegeHumor, Vimeo, Match.com, and Newsweek Daily Beast The Intern will monitor all facets of the media regarding news about IAC, its businesses and competitors while learning how to compile media clip reports and internal communication. The qualified candidate will help gather information needed for speech and interview requests for the Chairman and other IAC executives, will help maintain media lists, and will be trained in writing and editing communications. Graphic design ability and familiarity with Adobe Illustrator CS2 a plus.  Apply at http://www.Click2Apply.net/f966g6f

10.) New York Women in Communications Foundation – SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. Open to permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT, or PA.   15-20 scholarships, generally in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000, and $10,000  **DEADLINE:  JAN. 27  http://www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships

 

 
 
 

Green Careers Digest: November 14th, 2011

GREEN CAREERS DIGEST: NOVEMBER 14th, 2011

1. “Leave No Stone Unturned” (Web Article – Dartmouth Login Required)(Job Search Tips & Websites)
2. Vermont Law School Environmental Law & Policy Scholarship(s)
3.
Fall 2012 – E.P.A. Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship (2 – Year Program)
4. Oregon Leadership in Sustainability: Graduate Certificate Program
5. Calypso Farm & Ecology Center Apprenticeships & Internships (Summer)(Ester, AK) – PAID
6. REU: Watershed Characterization – Source of NYC Water Research Experience (Summer) Deadline: 2/10/12
7. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/12
8. REU: Sustainable Land and Water Resources (Summer) – 3/31/12
9. JUNIORS/SENIORS: Research Associate: UMass Boston Center for Governance & Sustainability (Winter/Spring)
10. Eco-Village Internship with Language-Learning Experience in Iceland (All Terms)
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1. “Leave No Stone Unturned” (Web Article – Dartmouth Login Required)(Job Search Tips & Websites)
“If you’re a job hunter in this difficult economy, you need as many tips and inside lines as you can get. Obviously a personal referral and traditional networking are your best tickets to a job, but sometimes it also helps to look in the right place for your job listings. Most green job hunters…[Read more by visiting: http://bit.ly/sKWpq8]

2. Vermont Law School Environmental Law & Policy Scholarship(s)
Vermont Law School located in South Royalton, VT has the top environmental law program in the United States. In addition to a JD, interested candidates can also explore pursuing either a dual degree or the Masters in Environmental Law & Policy program. If you are a Dartmouth student interested in learning more about full-tuition scholarships to programs at Vermont Law School, please email Sarah.Streit@Dartmouth.edu for more information.

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. Oregon Leadership in Sustainability: Graduate Certificate Program
The OLIS Graduate Certificate is an intensive program that trains students in the concepts and skills of sustainability. It is designed for students from diverse backgrounds who want to prepare for emerging sustainability careers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. You will be immersed in an interdisciplinary learning community with an emphasis on practical experiences. This year-long program will equip you to play a key role in addressing the key sustainability issues of climate change, green economy, ecosystem services, green infrastructure, and social justice. For more information, please visit: http://olis.uoregon.edu/

5. Calypso Farm & Ecology Center Apprenticeships & Internships (Summer) (Ester, AK) – PAID
The exciting pace of farming in Alaska is contagious. Farm apprentices arrive just as the last of the snow is melting off. Apprentices are immediately integrated into the small farm crew and work alongside experienced farmers. Apprentices are a part of every aspect of producing food on the farm, including field preparation, planting, irrigating, writing harvest notes, caring for the greenhouse and interacting with the public. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/u8UFzv

6. REU: Watershed Characterization – Source of NYC Water (Summer) – 2/10/12 (New Paltz, NY) – PAID
Open search for 12 summer (2012) field hydrology, geomorphology, geology, geography, ecology, chemistry, and biogeochemistry undergraduate research positions at SUNY New Paltz, NY through the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program. Deadline is February 10th, 2012. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/u9O6Fc

7. All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair – Save The Date – 2/24/12
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. REU: Sustainable Land and Water Resources (Summer) – 3/31/12 (Minneapolis, MN) – PAID
This Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) introduces undergraduate students to interdisciplinary research on sustainable land and water resources that is essential for improving management practices. Student projects will integrate the Earth-surface dynamics, geology, ecology, limnology and paleolimnology, and hydrology principles and techniques required for sustainable land and water management and restoration. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/epvdqL

9. JUNIORS/SENIORS: Research Associate: UMass Boston Center for Governance & Sustainability (Winter/Spring)
The Center for Governance and Sustainability at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston is seeking a Research Associate for its Global Environmental Governance Project. The Associate will assist in conducting an in-depth, comparative analysis of historical financial contributions to environmental organizations in the UN system. Deadline is November 20th, 2011. Apply by logging into the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN).

10. Eco-Village Internship with Language-Learning Experience in Iceland (All Terms)
Sólheimar offer seven internship programs which are: 1) Sesseljuhus – environmental study internship; 2) Forestry; 3) Organic Horticulture; 4) Nærandi – Food production and Bakery; 5) Service learning (grocery store and coffee shop); 6) Art workshop (weaving, textiles, painting, ceramics, organic soap-making, candle-making, woodworking); 7) Carpentry. The interns contribute approximately 35 hours of manual labor per week in exchange for room and lunch.
Once a week, for three months, students get language lessons. Program participants get an Icelandic language lessons and sessions about Icelandic culture and saga. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/vZiW1x

 

 

CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION – TONIGHT – 11/8 @ 7 PM

CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION

Tues., November 8th at 7 PM
Carson Hall, L02

The CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS) is on the leading edge of American Intelligence.  The NCS is an elite corps, providing vital information needed by the President, US policymakers, the military and law enforcement services to protect the national security interests of the American people.

Come learn about the new challenges that NCS officers face every day, in a world that poses increasingly complex and constantly changing threats to US interests.

For more information on the CIA, visit www.cia.gov.

Non-Profit Career Digest: November 3, 2011

 NON-PROFIT CAREER DIGEST: NOVEMBER 3rd, 2011

1. Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps! – 11/15
2.
The Unreasonable Institute – Post-Graduate Social Entrepreneur Fellowship – DEADLINE: 11/10/2011
3. ChinaFAQs Climate & Energy Information Network Internship; Markets & Enterprise Internship
4. World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy – Internships (Spring) DEADLINE: 12/1/2011
5. Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? (Web Resources)
6. The Food Trust Internship Programs (Philadelphia, PA)
7. Interfaith Youth Corps Leadership Institute – January 12th – 15th, 2012 – DEADLINE: 11/28/2011
8. DPCS Post-Graduate Resume/Cover Letter Workshops – 11/8 & 11/14
9. Consortium on Gender, Security, & Human Rights Internships (Boston, MA)
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1. Dartmouth Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership with the Peace Corps!
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of partnership with the Peace Corps. All events are open to the public; RSVP is requested to the Tucker Foundation for the evening dinner only. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/rGbMOs

2. The Unreasonable Institute – Post-Graduate Social Entrepreneur Fellowship – DEADLINE: 11/10/2011
The Unreasonable Institute arms entrepreneurs creating solutions to the world’s biggest social and environmental problems with the mentorship, capital, and networks they need to do so. The 2012 Summer Institute, a 6-week mentor-driven accelerator, will take place between June 13 and July 25, 2012. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/qFH6Hq

3. ChinaFAQs Climate & Energy Information Network Internship; Markets & Enterprise Internship
World Resource Institute (WRI) is an environmental non-profit think-tank based in Washington, D.C. WRI is currently seeking interns for a variety of different projects. For information, please visit: http://www.wri.org/careers

4. World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy Internships (NEW YORK) (SPRING) – DEADLINE: 12/1/2011
The World Federalist Movement–Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP) works to advance the global promise of peace and is committed to building a safer and more just world. For more information about the many internships available, please visit: http://www.wfm-igp.org/site/internships

5. Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? (Web Resources)
Exploring a career in sustainable agriculture? Not sure what that entails? Check out these two (2) helpful links that highlight information pertaining to sustainable agriculture and food-systems. 1) http://sustainableagriculture.net/, and 2) http://www.sare.org/

6. The Food Trust Internship Programs (Philadelphia, PA)
Work with a dynamic, cutting-edge food security, nutrition education and sustainable farming nonprofit advocacy group located in Philadelphia. The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization improving the supply of affordable food and good nutrition in the mid-Atlantic region. The mission of The Food Trust is to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/81Y9Tt

7. Interfaith Youth Corps Leadership Institute – January 12th – 15th, 2012 – DEADLINE: 11/28/2011
Interested in interfaith cooperative efforts on campus? Consider applying for the Winter Institute sponsored by the Interfaith Youth Corp which will take place January 12th – 15th at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/gDGWG2

8. DPCS Post-Graduate Resume/Cover Letter Workshops – 11/8 & 11/14
Learn more about resume and cover letter writing for the non-profit field! No RSVP required for the workshop on 11/8 which is being held at 7 PM in Haldeman 041.
TO RSVP to the workshop on 11/14 at 6 PM in Kemeny 007, please visit: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/jsqix.

9. Consortium on Gender, Security, & Human Rights Internships (Boston, MA) (All Terms)
The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights is an organization devoted to bringing knowledge about gender to bear on the quest to end armed conflicts and build sustainable peace.
The Consortium requires the assistance of several interns to coordinate research on gender and security issues, and to implement the organization’s goals within the local academic community. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/vRlAQa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government/Public Policy Career Digest: November 3, 2011

Government/Public Policy Topics Include:

1.  Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program
2.  CIA Info Session
3.  Earthjustice, Policy and Legislation (PAL) Internship
4.  Internships at the Department of Commerce
5. National Security Agency (NSA), Summer Language Program
6. Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics – Harvard University
7. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Summer Internship Program
8. Interested in Graduate School? Check out NASPAA
9. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (Professional Association)
10. Rocky’s Management and Leadership Development Program  (MLDP)

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1. Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program

The application for the Summer 2012 Department of State Internship Program has been extended to November 7th. Interested qualified students are encouraged to submit their application by the new deadline of Monday, November 7th. Individuals who have already submitted an application will be able to update, edit, and resubmit their application until the new closing date.
For more details on the internship application process, please download the Student Internship Information Brochure http://careers.state.gov/resources/downloads/downloads/student-internship-brochure.

2. CIA’S NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE (NCS) INFO SESSION
November 8th (Tuesday), 7PM, Carson Hall, L02

The CIA’s National Clandestine Service (NCS) is on the leading edge of American Intelligence.  The NCS is an elite corps, providing vital information needed by the President, US policymakers, the military and law enforcement            services to protect the national security interests of the American people.  NCS officers meet new challenges every day, in a worked that poses increasingly complex and constantly changing threats to US interests.
For more information on the CIA, visit: www.cia.gov.

3. Earthjustice, Policy and Legislation (PAL) Internship
Earthjustice is a nonprofit environmental law firm working to protect public health and the environment by defending our nation’s environmental laws including the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act. Through this internship, the candidate will work with the Policy and Legislation department. Policy and Legislation (PAL) is comprised of environmental lobbyists and advocates who work with members of Congress as well as other environmental groups to protect and strengthen the same environmental laws Earthjustice defends in the courtroom. Internships are open until filled and applications are taken on a rolling basis. Undergraduates in their Junior or Senior year, recent graduates, and graduate students are all encouraged to apply.
For more information and list of other internships, visit: http://earthjustice.org/about/jobs_education.

4. Internships at the Department of Commerce
The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices.
The DOC Internship Program accepts applications on a rolling basis. This is an unpaid opportunity. Candidates must be available for the duration of the program to be considered for placement. Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in public policy, governmental affairs, public affairs, business and/or community engagement.
To learn view the DOC Internship Program Offices and to apply, visit: http://www.commerce.gov/about-commerce/internships.

5. National Security Agency (NSA), Summer Language Program- Deadline: November 15th
The National Security Agency offers foreign language students the opportunity to sharpen their language skills to a professional level through the Summer Language Program, an intensive 12-week intern program intended for high-potential college upperclassman and graduate students. As apprentices to senior NSA language analysts, interns gain intensive experience exploiting communications for vital intelligence missions and have the unique opportunity for multi-dimensional and cross-disciplinary growth in analytical skills.
The Summer Language Program is currently hiring students studying Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Pashto, Persian/Farsi, Russian, and Urdu.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/undergraduate/slp.shtml.

6. Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics – Harvard University
The Fellows Program at the Institute of Politics (IOP) is a cornerstone of Institute life and the only program of its kind at Harvard University or anywhere else. An IOP Fellowship offers the rare opportunity for professionals in politics and public service to spend a semester at Harvard sharing their experiences with students and exploring important public issues with a distinguished group of their peers. With a strong emphasis on student-Fellow interaction, the Fellows Program provides six positions each semester to elected officials, high-ranking government officials, foreign dignitaries, campaign leaders, policy makers, political journalists and other key participants in the political process.

All material is due by April 30 for Fellowships beginning in the fall and by November 25 for spring semester Fellowships.
For more information and to apply, view: http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Programs/Fellows-Study-Groups/For-more-on-the-Fellowship-Program-and-how-to-Apply.

7. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Summer Internship Program
The student intern program at USTR is a year-round, volunteer program in which undergraduate and graduate students gain knowledge and experience on U.S. trade policy. Assignments may include research, analysis, statistics, coordination of briefing books, report preparation, meeting and conference planning, letter writing, and covering meetings, hearings, and/or legislative markups.
Following are recommended dates by which to submit applications for the corresponding semesters; however, we will accept applications after these dates:
Spring internships – November 30        Summer internships – March 15th        Fall internships – August 15th
For more information, visit: http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/human-resources/employment/student-internship-program.

8. Interested in Graduate School? Check out NASPAA
http://www.naspaa.org/about_naspaa/members/full/roster_loc/roster_loc.asp

Use NASPAA’s powerful searchable database to find the exact school, program and place you want.
The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration is an institutional membership organization which exists to promote excellence in public service education.  The membership includes U.S. university programs in public affairs, public policy, public administration and nonprofit management.

9. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (Professional Association)
http://www.ypfp.org/about-ypfp
Nonpartisan organization started by Dartmouth alums. Their mission is to foster the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing young professionals with the  knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their careers. Also, features a JobBoard listing current internship and job opportunities.

10. Rocky’s Management and Leadership Development Program  (MLDP)- Application Deadline: Friday November 4th
MLDP focuses on management and leadership principles common to corporate, public, and not-for-profit sectors, enhancing participants’ knowledge, experience, and competency through weekly evening classes.
These weekly sessions, led by guest speakers, cover targeted capacities related to leadership theory; differences between management and leadership; public speaking and communication; persuasive writing; problem solving, decision making and negotiation; analytical and critical thinking; facilitation; program management; and business etiquette. Common themes of global leadership, cultural competence, ethics, and public policy unite the sessions.

The program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.
For more information, view: http://rockefeller.dartmouth.edu/studentopps/mldp.html
 

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

International Career Digest: October 17th, 2011

INTERNATIONAL CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 17th, 2011

1) State Dept. – Internship Deadlines
2)American Australian Internship
3)Africa – POST GRAD
4) Scandinavia – Grants & FELLOWSHIPS
5) International Relations Internship – NYC
6) Japan – POST GRAD
7) Foreign Service – Embassy Fellowship
8.) China – POST GRAD
9) Trade Internships – worldwide locations
10) Careers in International Affairs – Lunch Workshop
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1) State Dept. – INTERNSHIP DEADLINES:
SUMMER –NOV.  1          FALL – MARCH 1                SPRING (Dartmouth Winter or Spring) – JULY 1
http://careers.state.gov/uploads/d0/7b/d07b6f5db41dcf3e642da742792f93f7/4.0_Student_Intern_brochure.pdf

2) American Australian Association – INTERNSHIP
The Association
promotes ties across the Pacific through its corporate, education, and social and cultural programs. The Association offers 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://www.americanaustralian.org/Prospective interns should submit three letters of reference, their most recent resume and a cover letter to careers@aaanyc.org

3) Princeton-in-Africa – POST-GRAD:
12-month service Fellowships in humanitarian aid, public health, education, conservation, post-conflict reconstruction and social entrepreneurship.  http://www.princeton.edu/~piaf/index_files/applicants.htm    *  NOV.  21

4) The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) –FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS:
Fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (normally $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Awards granted in all fields.  http://www.amscan.org/grants_americans.html    *NOV. 1

5) International Relations – Non-profit – INTERNSHIP:
Independent Diplomat, a non‐profit venture in the world of international relations, diplomacy and conflict prevention,  offers  independent and confidential advice and assistance on diplomatic technique and strategy to governments, international institutions, non‐governmental organizations and political groups.  Seeking 3 interns to work in its New York office from early January 2012
http://www.independentdiplomat.org/about-us/interns   DEADLINE:  OCT. 23  

6) Japan Exchange and Teaching Program – POST-GRAD :
Positions as  1) Assistant Language Teacher 2) Coordinator of International Relations or 3) Sports Exchange Advisor  http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JET/ DEADLINE:  NOV.

7)The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships – EMBASSY INTERNSHIP:
Provides funding for students interning over the summer in the U.S. Embassies in London or Paris, or the Secretary of State’s Office in Washington, D.C.  $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses. For juniors and seniors.
http://www.wm.edu/sites/harriman/about/index.php   DEADLINE:  NOV. 1

8.) The New England-China Scholarship Program – POST-GRAD:
(1yr). Study Chinese language, experiencing another culture and visiting world-famous landmarks.  Apply to a Beijing university as soon as possible.  Review of scholarship application is ongoing.  www.nebhe.org/china  (ignore reference to 2009) Questions:  Contact  Erica Pritchard at china@nebhe.org

9) 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://export.gov/worldwide_us/index.asp

10) WORKSHOP – CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: Human Health & Welfare
OCT. 25 (Tue) – NOON-1pm, Haldeman 041 (lunch provided, ***R.S.V.P. to Dickey Student Programs)
Christina Stoltz ’06 is a sexual/domestic violence and human trafficking specialist who has worked as both a shelter coordinator and crisis intervention advocate in the United States, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.  She joins us to discuss her own career path, the challenges of doing work in the field, the skills one must develop to administer and organize international relief and advocacy efforts, and the many opportunities to get your foot in the door with community action and human welfare organizations around the globe.