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October 4, 2017

Calendar of Semester Events: http://bit.ly/2xf6F1Q
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Events

  1. Peace Corps Info Session - October 10th
  2. Science Meetup - Science Writing and Communications - October 11th
  3. American Enterprise Institute Info Session - October 12th
  4. Environment America Info Session - October 12th
  5. Government & Nonprofit Meet Up: International Development and Human Rights - October 18th
  6. Private School Panel - October 9th


Articles

  1. "US Department of State Internship Interview Questions"

  2. "5 Career Lessons from Your Favorite TV Shows"


Professional Development

  1. Grad Programs of Interest: Harvard MPA/ID and Stanford MS in Community Health and Prevention Research


Job/Internship Opportunities

  1. The Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) E-Internship Program
  2. Carnegie Mellon Summer Fellowships
  3. Promise Corps
  4. Congressional-Executive Commission on China Spring Internships
  5. General Assembly Session Associate - Kemper Consulting
  6. U.S. PIRG Digital Campaigner
  7. U.S. PIRG Fellowship
  8. Virginia Latina Advocacy Network (VA LAN) Field and Advocacy Manager - National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
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Peace Corp Info Session

Tuesday, Oct. 10th, 5-6pm

Sadler Center, York Room

Peace Corps: Information Session - Highlighting Africa


Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.



RSVP on Tribe Careers under Information Sessions.

Science Meetup - Science Writing and Communications

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American Enterprise Institute Info Session

When: Thursday, October 12th; 5-6pm

Where: Cohen Career Center Presentation Rooms


The internship coordinator will be coming to provide information about American Enterprise Institute. Don't miss it!


RSVP on Tribe Careers under Information Sessions.

Environment America Info Session

Thursday, Oct. 12th, 6:30-7:30pm

Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms

Join Environment America to learn more about their 2 year fellowship program.


RSVP on Tribe Careers under Information Sessions.

Government & Nonprofit Meet Up: International Development and Human Rights

Interested in human rights advocacy, international development, or federal contracting? Michael Castellano, alum '10, has experience working with all three areas (see his linkedin profile here: http://bit.ly/2yH2RDK), and he's skyping in to provide insights on how to enter the field and what each job is truly like.


Where: Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms

When: Wednesday, October 18th; 5-6pm

Private School Panel

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"US Department of State Internship Interview Questions"

With the application due tomorrow, check out what people from past years have posted about the interview process on Glassdoor.


Read it here: http://bit.ly/2g57KQk

"5 Career Lessons from Your Favorite TV Shows"

Enjoy memes? This article is full of them; plus, it has an abundance of solid career advice.

http://bit.ly/2yUvqyy

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Grad Programs of Interest: Harvard MPA/ID and Stanford MS in Community Health and Prevention Research

For information about the Master of Public Administration in International Development program at Harvard (and other programs), read this: http://bit.ly/2xSXvI8 and this: http://bit.ly/2fG1b5Q


They are looking for applicants who:


  • are committed to the social, political, and economic growth of developing and transitional economy countries;
  • excel in economics and mathematics;
  • have strong academic records;
  • have several years of professional work experience, and
  • show potential for leadership in their future careers.


They are very proud to have enrolled students from more than 100 countries over the years. However, some areas are still underrepresented, so we would especially appreciate your assistance in locating candidates from Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union.


For information about the Master of Science in Community Health and Prevention Research at Stanford, read this: http://stanford.io/2g5a5KL

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Most employers start posting internships in the winter, so don't worry! I'll post plenty of them then. Most employers post jobs as needed, so you'll see a surge of postings in the spring!

The Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) E-Internship Program

The e-internship program electronically links students in Williamsburg with foreign affairs related organizations in and outside the United States. E-interns telecommute to their internships approximately 10 hours a week and receive professional mentoring. These positions are unpaid. To apply, students are recommended to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 and be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior. The program is open to all majors, undergraduates, and graduate students. Visit the PACS website for more information: http://bit.ly/2xVLsKn. To be considered, you must upload the following documents when you select apply: Writing Sample, Unofficial Transcript, Resume, Cover Letter documenting which projects or organizations you would like to work for.


Carnegie Mellon Summer Fellowships

For rising Juniors.
  • Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute; Application Deadline: November 1, 2017; http://bit.ly/2wu5V5F


  • IT Lab: Summer Security Intensive (SSI); Priority Application Deadline: December 1, 2017; http://bit.ly/2xOAdBn

Promise Corps

AmeriCorps is currently recruiting for College & Career Ambassadors to serve full time in the upcoming school year as part of the Promise Corps program in Philadelphia. You can find more information here: http://bit.ly/2g8lM3E and find the application link here: http://bit.ly/2kmOe6u.

Congressional-Executive Commission on China Spring Internships

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (http://bit.ly/2kmG0Lz) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming Spring in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is November 1, 2017 for the Spring 2018 internship, which runs from approximately January 2018 to May 2018. Spring internships are part-time; interns are expected to work from 15 to 20 hours per week.


CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, institutions of democratic governance, environmental issues, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women’s rights, etc.).

More information here: http://bit.ly/2iIR1At


There are also summer internships available - application deadline is in February.

General Assembly Session Associate - Kemper Consulting

Graduating in December (or already graduated) and looking for government work? This position is three months starting in January - full-time.


Kemper Consulting, a government lobbying firm, is looking for a highly motivated young professional or recent graduate interested in politics, policy, and/or government relations in Virginia to serve as the 2018 General Assembly Session Associate. This is a paid, full-time position in the Richmond, VA office. The Session Associate will plan a number of advocacy days, assist in scheduling, and research key issues in preparation for and throughout the General Assembly Session.


More information about the firm here: http://bit.ly/2hNkApU

Apply on Tribe Careers.

U.S. PIRG Digital Campaigner

Full-time starting in August!



Digital Campaigners help design and win campaigns on issues from public health to protecting consumers. You’ll write emails and campaign actions that the organization will send to hundreds of thousands of supporters. You'll design and curate content for social media, engaging with members and followers across the country. You’ll coordinate with the field team of campaign organizers, supporting the work they’re doing on the ground with emails and web updates. And you'll develop partnerships and creative online tactics to build US PIRG's audience and raise money, while analyzing the results of your work and holding yourself and others accountable.


Apply on Tribe Careers. More information here: http://bit.ly/2yY48HH

U.S. PIRG Fellowship

This is a full-time, 2-year paid fellowship starting in August.


You won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, working on everything from reducing the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry to defending consumer protections on Wall Street. You’ll be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results.


Apply on Tribe Careers. More information here: http://bit.ly/2yY48HH

Virginia Latina Advocacy Network (VA LAN) Field and Advocacy Manager - National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Full-time position.


This is a new position and we are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about organizing to raise the voices of Latinxs in Virginia for policy change at all levels of government on issues that impact their lives, their dignity, and their health through grassroots advocacy. The VA LAN Field and Advocacy Manager will oversee the growth of the base of activists willing to take action on issues; develop community leadership; build relationships with key local, state and national stakeholders, partners, and elected officials; advance civic engagement strategies; participate in coalitions; and assist in campaign development and implementation. The person in this position will oversee the VA LAN Field Coordinator and work closely with them to expand the grassroots movement for reproductive justice in Northern Virginia. Candidates must have experience in community/political organizing, and a commitment to reproductive health and rights and/or social justice issues.


Apply on Tribe Careers.

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