CAREER BLITZ: Communications

TOPICS INCLUDE: 

  1. Fashion – Virtual Marketing & Journalism/Blogging Internships
  2. National Geographic ‘All Roads Film Project’ Seed Grant
  3. LGBT AdvocacyGLAAD – Communications/Public Relations INTERN
  4. NPR Kroc Journalism FellowshipPOST-GRAD
  5. Public Relations (DC) – Spring (D Winter or Spring) INTERN
  6. New York Women in Communications– SCHOLARSHIPS  $$$
  7. Hearst Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD
  8. CNN –  Spring (D Winter) Research & Analytics Internship (Atlanta)
  9. Fair Trade – Public & Media Relations INTERNS
  10. FILM – NYC – Social Media/Video Editing/Research & Design INTERNS

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1  Fashion – Autonomie Project – Virtual Marketing & Journalism/Blogging INTERNSHIPS:

Autonomie Project is a Boston-based Fair Trade fashion company, with representation in the San Francisco Bay Area. They offer stylish sweatshop-free, eco-friendly & vegan footwear and clothing for children and adults. Virtual’ interns from outside of the Boston or San Francisco areas will be considered. A personal laptop, desktop, or access to one is required for this internship.  http://bit.ly/UkcItb

2  National Geographic ‘All Roads Film Project’ Seed Grant $$:

Funding for film projects from indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture filmmakers year-round.  Grants from $1,000—$10,000    DEADLINE:  MARCH, JUNE, SEPT., DEC.   http://bit.ly/SBhs8q

3  LGBT advocacyGLAAD – Communications/Public Relations INTERN:

Gain first-hand knowledge of all aspects of the Communications & Public Relations Department of a national LGBT advocacy organization by working to conduct proactive public relations, produce GLAAD publications and draft communications materials. Work with the Director of Communications on researching and writing media pitches, posts for GLAAD’s blog and conducting proactive outreach that communicates GLAAD’s work to the public. The Communications/PR Intern would have the opportunity to assist in promoting and coordinating media on red carpets and working with celebrities at special events.  http://bit.ly/PDLMBP

4  NPR Kroc Journalism FellowshipPOST-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://n.pr/TKQJte   DEADLINE:   DEC. 2012

5  Public Relations (DC) – Spring (D Winter or Spring) INTERN: 

Hager Sharp, focusing on education, health and safety industries, is seeking an intern to edit and proof written materials, conduct research, participate in strategy and creative meetings, manage databases, carry out media relations tasks such as making calls and maintaining lists and provide minor administrative support. Experience or interest in education or health and safety issues, communications, public relations, journalism or marketing with good written and oral communication skills.  $10 an Hour.   http://bit.ly/PX9omq

6  New York Women in Communications Foundation – SCHOLARSHIPS  $$$:

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, 2013  http://bit.ly/UwH99L

7  Hearst Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD:

Consists of two 9-month rotations at its top metro papers, focusing on multimedia journalism.

DEADLINE:  JAN. 6, 2013     http://bit.ly/XjQrvY

(Andrew Joseph is a Hearst Reporter from Dartmouth)

8  CNN –  Spring (D Winter) Research & Analytics INTERN (Atlanta):

Turner Research is the best in class media and market research organization within Turner Broadcasting System. Assist in collection of data from a variety of TV and Digital services used in the tracking of CNN programming/websites and its competitors. Duties will also include retrieving data from 1st and 3rd party research services, updating various tracks and graphs that provide insightful analyses of network programming and key growth areas for CNN in both the linear and digital spaces.   http://bit.ly/UwHf1b

9  Fair Trade – Public & Media Relations INTERNS:

Equal Exchange is one of the nation’s leading socially responsible enterprises.  It is an award-winning employee-owned and governed co-operative best known for their line of organic, Fair Trade products, including coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, olive oil and bananas. Equal Exchange currently has 120 employees nationwide.  Looking for 2 candidates to serve as interns to the co-op’s spokesperson and publicist.  Work in  West Bridgewater, Mass. & at-home/online.  Send Resume & Cover Letter to  Rodney North at Rodney@equalexchange.coop    More complete description at http://bit.ly/VT5Puc

10  DOCUMENTARY FILM – NYC – Social Media/Video Editing/Research & Design INTERNS:

Priority Productions (NYC) – Howard Weinberg (D alum) has been a producer/director and executive producer of notable public television and commercial television programs.  He advises other filmmakers as a script-doctor.  His company Priority Productions, Inc. began the TV LAB project as an educational documentary to inspire young artists, journalists and filmmakers by showing them the video history that changed the face of television.  For the Winter, Spring and Summer terms.

 * See DartBoard – NIC Shared Internship Database for full description # 6484

CAREER BLITZ: Science

Topics Include:

  1. Biomedical Sciences Virtual Grad School Fair, OCT 25
  2. Science News, INTERNSHIP (DC)
  3. Franklin Institute Science Museum, INTERNSHIP (Philadelphia, PA)
  4. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Biological Research INTERNSHIPS (Cold Spring Harbor, NY)
  5. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Clinical Data Associate JOB (Boston, MA)
  6. Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, Environmental Education INTERNSHIP (Portland, ME)
  7. Space Studies Board (SSB)- Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy INTERNSHIP
  8. NSF FELLOWSHIP-POSTGRAD
  9. Goldwater SCHOLARSHIP

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1. Biomedical Sciences Virtual Grad School Fair, OCT 25

Meet with school representatives from over 15 graduate institutions in live chat sessions.

REGISTER NOW for the FREE virtual fair: http://bit.ly/UzaTZJ

2. Science News, INTERNSHIP (DC)

Full-time science writer.  Generate many of your own story ideas, report and write articles including news stories and longer features.  Receive $500/wk. DEADLINE: Oct. 11  http://bit.ly/R9KNGp

3. Franklin Institute Science Museum, INTERNSHIP (Philadelphia, PA)

Sampling of departments accepting interns include: Research & Evaluation, Public Relations, Marketing, Youth Programs, Science Education Museum Programs, Development, Exhibit Development and Design.  http://bit.ly/OOa39f

4. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Biological Research INTERNSHIPS (Cold Spring Harbor, NY)

10-week summer program to work with senior Laboratory staff members on independent research projects in: Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics and Genomics. Stipend of $5000 and room & board expenses will be covered.  DEADLINE: JAN 15  http://bit.ly/SY0bVP

5. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Clinical Data Associate JOB (Boston, MA)

ECOG is one of the largest clinical cancer research organizations in the United States, and conducts clinical trials in all types of adult cancers. The Data Associate acts as a liaison between the ECOG Coordinating Center and multiple contacts including nurses and doctors in hospitals and clinics all over the US and internationally. http://bit.ly/Q8heWw

6. Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, Environmental Education INTERNSHIP (Portland, ME)

The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is a hands-on, interactive learning environment designed for children 1-10 years old. The museum offers exhibits, programs and productions focused on early childhood, science, art, literacy and culture to more than 100,000 visitors per year.    http://bit.ly/VQQXPW

7. Space Studies Board (SSB)- Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy INTERNSHIP

Provide independent scientific and programmatic advice to NASA and other government agencies on all aspects of civil space research and associated ground-based activities. Note: Berkner Summer Program.  DEADLINE: FEB 1  http://bit.ly/UNoU0u

8. NSF FELLOWSHIP-POSTGRAD

For graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. DEADLINE: NOV 2012.  http://1.usa.gov/SIjMPi

9. Goldwater SCHOLARSHIP

For students interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS eligible. Deadline: JAN 2013  http://bit.ly/QMgmHb

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Check out the science webpage at http://bit.ly/QMgre9

Make an appointment by calling 603-646-2215

 

Law Related Opportunities

In need of something to do over break?? You can begin searching and preparing for Law-Related internships, programs and other opportunities!

If you have any questions about the information listed below, please contact the pre-law advisor at 603-646-2215.  (Please note our office is closed for the holidays between December 23, 2011 and January 3, 2012. )

Happy Holidays!

 

Internships:

Lawyers Without Borders Internships (LWOB)   Lawyers Without Borders is the world’s largest group of volunteer lawyers from around the globe who stand ready to offer pro bono service to international projects and initiatives. LWOB offers unpaid internships to law and undergraduate students on a tri-semester basis: Winter/Spring, Summer and Fall. Applications are currently being accepted for Summer 2012 internships and fellowships. Applications from qualified summer 2012 intern applicants who have strong academic credentials and who can volunteer for the entire summer (10 or more weeks, uninterrupted) will be given preference.

For more information, visit: http://www.lwob.org/Pages/ContentPage.aspx?zkXbC2o7SrsQed9E8jw0qvyiMY%2bkybJnSjDsYSBkcu4%3d.

Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)-Summer Internship  The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization. They champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation. CDF interns gain knowledge, skills, and experience for a lifetime commitment as a child advocate and public policy leader. They also get an insider’s view of non-profit advocacy. Types of internships include: Programs and Policy, Non-Profit Management, Movement Building, and Youth and Outreach Programs.

Visit: http://cdf.childrensdefense.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Get_Involved_Jobs, for more information.

Atlantic Legal Foundation  The Atlantic Legal Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest law firm provides effective and decisive legal representation, without fee, to parents, scientists, educators, and other individuals, corporations and trade associations. Atlantic Legal seeks focused, dynamic, and high-energy students or recent graduates with excellent research and communication abilities. Responsibilities and tasks include web research, writing, clerical and administrative tasks, and some data entry.  The Summer 2012 internship application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2012 but candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible inasmuch as positions are offered on a rolling basis.  In addition to summer opportunities, the Atlantic Legal Foundation offers two students per season the opportunity to intern on a full-time basis. Typically, this permits students who attend colleges and universities that operate on the quarter system.

To find out more about internship opportunities and application process, visit: http://atlanticlegal.org/internship.php.

Don’t forget to check out Dartboard for Law-related jobs and internships. Currently, there are positions with employers such as Balestriere Fariello, DPCS Post-Graduate Fellowship, Sanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP, Environmental Law Institute, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, CounselWorks LLC, and more!

https://www.myinterfase.com/dartmouth/student/.

Law School Scholarship:

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship  The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.  During his term as ABA President, William G. Paul initiated the scholarship to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to apply to and attend law school. The exceptional recipients have overcome adversity, proven themselves through academic success and public service, and demonstrated the tenacity to excel within the profession. The application can be downloaded from the ABA website: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline/projects_initiatives/legal_opportunity_scholarship.html.

Completed scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.

Law Related Programs:

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship  The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.  During his term as ABA President, William G. Paul initiated the scholarship to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to apply to and attend law school. The exceptional recipients have overcome adversity, proven themselves through academic success and public service, and demonstrated the tenacity to excel within the profession.

Completed scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.

TRIALS-Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admission to Leading Law Schools  Trials is a unique partnership of NYU School of Law, Harvard Law School, and the Advantage Testing Foundation. Trials is a residential scholarship program that helps talented and motivated college students of modest means gain admission to the nation’s leading law schools.

This rigorous five-week summer course enhances opportunities for students of underrepresented backgrounds by bolstering their skills and focusing their goals.

Apply online by visiting: http://trials.atfoundation.org.

The deadline for applying to the 2012 Trials session is January 31, 2012. Applicants will be notified of a decision by April 15th.

Florida State Law Summer for Undergraduates Program  The 2012 Florida State Law Summer for Undergraduates Program will take place May 21 through June 14, 2012.  During the four-week program, students are engaged in activities covering three main components: Classroom Experience, Law School Admissions Process, and Careers in the Law. (There is no tuition or room and board charge for this program.  Florida State Law provides all meals, residence-hall accommodations, course materials and a travel stipend to all participants. Students are responsible for their travel expenses to and from Tallahassee.)

To find out more about the program, go to: http://www.law.fsu.edu/summer_undergraduates/index.html.

Applications for the 2012 program must be postmarked by Friday, March 23, 2012.

Philip G. Hubbard Law School Preparation Program  The 2012 Hubbard Program will be held on the campus of the University of Iowa College of Law from June 3 – June 29, 2012. This program seeks to support diversity in the legal profession by inspiring students from groups historically under-represented in the law to become lawyers and by providing them with the skills and assistance that will strengthen their preparation for law school. Program participants will live in a dormitory on the campus of The University of Iowa.  Participants will receive a stipend, free room and a meal card; some assistance for travel expenses may be available upon request and with proper documentation.

To find out more information on the Hubbard Program, you may visit http://www.law.uiowa.edu/prospective/pre-law/hubbard.php.

Applications due March 19, 2012.

Announcements:

Planning on taking the February 2012 LSAT? Make sure to register soon! Deadline: January 10, 2012  http://lsac.org/JD/LSAT/test-dates-us-feb12.asp