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Upcoming Events & Programs

  1. Career Readiness Small Group--Deadline to apply is THURSDAY, Sept. 10th at noon!
  2. Fall 2015 Career & Internship Fair


Survey

1. MALMAD Newsletter survey--help us help you!


Articles & Resources

  1. 50 Ways to Find a Job
  2. 5 Reasons Why You Might Love Working in Local Government


Featured From Tribe Careers


  1. PACS Intern with the United Nations Foundation
  2. Exhibits and Graphics Design Assistant at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation


Scholarships


  1. Truman Scholars
  2. Princeton in Africa
  3. The Luce Scholars Program
  4. The Welsh Assembly Spring 2016 Internship

Upcoming Events & Programs

Career Readiness Small Group

Are you a current Junior or Senior? Get ready for your job or internship search now by applying to the NEW Career Readiness Small Group!


Go to http://bitly.com/careersmallgroup for more information and to access the application link!


Email csga02@wm.edu with any questions!


The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 10th and noon! Don't miss out!

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Fall 2015 Career & Internship Fair this friday!

The Career & Internship Fair is being held this friday in the Sadler Center from 12pm-4pm! You might be thinking something like "the Career Fair isn't for me! I don't want to go into business!" But did you know that there are several non-profit organizations and government agencies registered to come?


Log into Tribe Careers and click on "2015 Fall Career & Internship Fair" on the right hand side to see the full list of employers who are registered to come! http://bit.ly/1woNUiC

survey

Take this MALMAD Newsletter survey to let us know how to improve it! Help us help you and give us some feedback!


This form should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. Click on this link to access the form: http://forms.wm.edu/22398

Articles & Resources

50 Ways to Find a Job

Everyone wants a job after graduation, but how do you go about finding one? Learn about fifty ways you can find a job with this resource. This resource will allow you to approach your job search in different ways, no matter what stage you're in!

Check it out here: http://bitly.com/fiftywaystogetajob

5 Reasons You Might love working in local government

When you think of government work, do you think of City Hall, or Capitol Hill? Most students will think of federal government work, but local government can be just as rewarding and fulfilling, and could potentially allow you to make a larger impact on the community.


Read about the benefits of working in local government from a seasoned professional here: http://bitly.com/WorkInLocalGov

Featured From Tribe Careers

PACS Intern with the United Nations Foundation

The United Nations Foundation is looking for an e-intern, which means that you'll be doing an internship virtually! PACS e-interns apply the knowledge and skills they attain in their classes to real world challenges, gaining insight into the interplay between theory and practice in international affairs as well as valuable professional experience.


This internship is part of the Tribe In Action program. If you're interested in learning more about this opportunity or applying, go to Tribe Careers! The deadline to apply is September 19th. http://bit.ly/1iuTUoX

Exhibits and Graphics Design Assistant at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is looking for an Exhibits and Graphics Design Assistant. This person will be responsible for up-keeping the site and exhibits, providing graphic design services – signage, brochures, exhibits, and other duties as assigned.


To learn more about this position or to apply, log into Tribe Careers! http://bit.ly/1UEKDGN

Scholarships

Truman Scholars

TRUMAN SCHOLARS have demonstrated significant leadership in their undergraduate years, have strong academic records, and are committed to careers in public service.



FOCUS ON: THE TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Wednesday, September 16, 5-6 p.m., Swem Library Ford Classroom (ground floor)

RSVP here by noon on 9/16: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RXLPM7Q

Are you committed to a career in public service?

Have you built an extremely strong record of leadership since graduating from high school?

Do your grades place you in the top quarter of your class?

Could you use $30,000 for graduate school?

Finally, are you a junior graduating between expects to receive a Bachelor’s degree between December 2016 and August 2017, or in your third year of collegiate study expecting to graduate during the 2015-2016 academic year?

If your answers to these questions are all “yes,” you should attend this Focus ON and consider applying for the Truman Scholarship. (Note: sophomores and freshmen are also encouraged to attend the session.)

Read about the Truman campus nomination process and request a pre-application here: http://www.wm.edu/sites/scholarships/scholarshipsfellowshipsawards/scholarshipPages/truman/index.php

Read about the Truman Scholarship here: www.truman.gov

Princeton in Africa

FOCUS ON: PRINCETON IN AFRICA

Tuesday, September 15, 7-8 p.m., Blow Hall 201

RSVP here by noon on 9/15: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RW28HWH

Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. For this Focus ON, Grace Perkins ’14 will join us via Skype to talk about her year working with a Global Shea Alliance in Accra, Ghana.

Check out the PiA website and bring your questions for Grace.

http://www.princetoninafrica.org/

The Luce Scholars Program

FOCUS ON: THE LUCE SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Monday September 14, 5-6 p.m., Blow Hall 201

RSVP here by noon on 9/14: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XKFJ8D5

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens with at least a Bachelor’s degree who have reached their 30th birthday by July 1st of the year they enter the program.

Students at all levels and eligible alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend this session.

Next Monday, you have the opportunity to hear from Luce Scholar Jason Ferguson ’03. Jason spent his Luce year in Taipei at National Taiwan University’s Population and Gender Studies Center and Women’s Research Program. Jason is currently in the PhD program in Sociology at Stanford University. He will be joining us via Skype in Blow 201 at 5 p.m.

You can read Jason’s Luce Scholar profile here – scroll down to the third page: http://www.hluce.org/files/documents/Lswriteups.pdf

We’ll have light snacks from Peter Chang’s, so if you’d like to attend the session, RSVP here by noon on Monday:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XKFJ8D5

William & Mary may nominate up to three candidates for the Luce Scholars Program. The campus deadline is noon on Friday, October 9.

Get all the details on the campus nomination process here: http://www.wm.edu/sites/scholarships/scholarshipsfellowshipsawards/scholarshipPages/luce/index.php

The Welsh Assembly Spring 2016 Internship

WELSH ASSEMBLY SPRING 2016 INTERNSHIP

Note: the application deadline is Thursday, October 1 2015 @ 12 p.m.

This semester, the Charles Center will select one William and Mary student for a spring 2016 internship with David Melding, AM. The dates of the Assembly session are January 11 - March 18, 2016. The salary will be £1,805/month (approximately $2890/month).

Current W&M undergraduates in any major are eligible to apply. Strength of academic record and relevant experience will be considered as part of the selection process. Finalists will be interviewed and the intern will be announced as soon as possible after the deadline.

See this page for full details and application instructions: http://www.wm.edu/sites/scholarships/scholarshipsfellowshipsawards/scholarshipPages/welshassembly/index.php