Summer | Brooklyn, NYC | Paid | Research
The Summer Research Program offered by the Office of Minority Affairs is designed for undergraduate students who have historically been underrepresented in the biomedical professions (African American, Mainland Puerto Rican, Native American and Mexican American). The program is open to all qualified applicants, but it is preferred that students will have completed the sophomore year of college. Students having completed their bachelor’s degree are ineligible. The program provides eight (8) weeks of experience and participation in biomedical research. In addition, students will participate in a weekly seminar lecture series. This is an eight-week commitment. Participants should not have any other obligations that conflict with a 9-5 Monday to Friday schedule (such as jobs, or classes).
Students participating in the program will conduct research under the direction of a faculty member. Research assignments will be made based upon availability of research opportunities and according to the mutual interests of the faculty sponsors and student participants. Participants will have the opportunity to interact not only with the faculty members directing the research, but also with the medical/graduate students working at the site. A final abstract submission and oral presentations are requirements for completion of the summer program. Some past year’s Research topics have included: “Hydralazine-induced Lupus”, “In Vitro Investigation of Pressure Recovery in Aortic Valve Disease” and “DNA Fingerprinting of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis”
Fellowships in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded. 7-10 Students will be selected. Housing is not provided for Summer Research Fellows.
Summer | San Antonio, Texas | Paid | Internship
The University of Texas at San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute cultivates students to join the US professoriate by providing research stipends, rigorous mentoring, and innovative academic training. The program responds to the pressing need for diversifying all areas of US higher education — from graduate study to academic research through administrative leadership.
Participants are selected through a competitive application process and will receive a $2,000 stipend for participating in the program. Housing and course materials are covered by the program.
Why should I apply?
Contact: Joycelyn Moody
University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of English
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0643
At UConn Health in the Neuroscience Dept. this positionis accountable for performing the basic laboratory and/or related support tasks for assigned research projects/programs or segments of programs/projects.
Works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience
May lead paraprofessional clerical or other lower ranking employees as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Basic knowledge of research protocols, principles and procedures; basic knowledge of scientific techniques such as tissue culturing, reagent/solution preparation, staining, etc.; basic knowledge of experimental design, mathematics, statistics, computer applications, laboratory equipment and procedures; basic knowledge of a science such as; chemistry, biology, microbiology, pharmacology; basic knowledge of physical and data resources in application scientific disciplines; oral and written communication skills; ability to identify, produce, organize, analyze, evaluate and interpret data.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor's degree in Science. Degrees in other areas may be substituted on a case by case basis.
Incumbents in this class may be required to undergo periodic tests or immunizations for communicable diseases.
Must have experience with knowledge of animal models of disease.
Must have experience with q-PCR and RT-PCR analyses.
Applicants must be proficient Apple Pages or Microsoft Office.
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Master's degree in Science.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Routine laboratory tests and assays, data collection and analysis on projects related to neurogenerative disease. Projects include work on induced pluripotent stem cell lines, maintenance and genetic manipulation of murine embryonic stem cell (ESC) -derived neural stem cell (NSC) lines using viral vectors, siRNA- mediated silencing, lipofectamine-mediated transfection and nucleofection, dissection and sample collection from animal models of disease including maintenance (husbandry and genotyping) of animal colonies, design and develop lentivirus vectors, fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS) of stem cell lines, live-cell labeling, immunocytochemistry, ELISA assays, q-PCR and RT-PCR analyses, lab maintenance and performs related duties as required.
Incumbents in this class may be occasionally required to lift heavy objects such as standard laboratory equipment and/or trays/boxes or glassware; may be exposed to such hazards as broken glass, toxic vapors radioactive materials, and toxic or disease carrying substances
Schedule: 40 hrs per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid mealbreak
******Flexibility needed to meet the needs of the laboratory******
Full Time Equivalent Minimum Salary: $49,462.00
If gaining exposure to senior leaders in business, non-profit, education and government, while supporting the continued development of a high-impact, non-profit leadership development program excites you, then you may be the next FELLOWSHIP INTERN for City Scholars® Foundation.
FELLOWSHIP INTERN will significantly contribute to a full range of team activities, including program development, impact evaluation, executive volunteer engagement, strategic communications and campaign development, that help expand the exponential impact and reach of City Scholars® Fellowship.
Introduced in 2007 as an innovative, tuition-free, non-profit leadership institute, City Scholars® Fellowship partners with executive volunteers to train and support leaders of education non-profits that together help over 125,000 low-income youth each year throughout the Greater Los Angeles region stay in school, out of trouble and on track to a brighter future.
FELLOWSHIP INTERN must:
FELLOWSHIP INTERN works on average 12 - 16 hours/week either Tuesday and Wednesday or Wednesday and Thursday. Our office is closed on Fridays. Given that all Fellowship events are held on Wednesdays, our FELLOWSHIP INTERN must be available to work at least until 3:30 pm on Wednesdays.
Internship start and end dates are flexible with commitments averaging 3 - 4 months. Internships may be renewed based upon exceptional performance and program need.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Temporary, part-time, hourly
COMPENSATION: $15 - $17/hour; average 12 - 16 hours/week (Monday - Thursday). Parking/public transportation allowance up to $5/day.
Nothing in this position description restricts the Foundation's right to assign or reassign the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time.
Summer | Mount Laurel, NJ | Paid | Internship| Due Feb 20
The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. Priority for acceptance is given to college students in their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.
Winner of 121 Emmy Awards, NFL FILMS is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports and is credited with revolutionizing the way America watches football and sports in general. Each year NFL FILMS produces more than 600 hours of new NFL programming for NFL Network, ESPN, HBO, Showtime, all major broadcast and numerous cable networks, and NFL.com. Additionally, NFL FILMS provides audiovisual and engineering support for other divisions of the NFL.
The NFL FILMS Internship Program is a paid opportunity. Participants in the program have the chance to experience one of the most unique learning environments in the television and film industries.Incorporated into the internship program are seminars that cover topics such as navigating the unique employment landscape in this industry, the importance of networking, freelancing, and Q & A sessions with executives and former interns. Additionally, NFL Films provides time to observe and experience all phases of their operations in film and video production as well as the opportunity to work on one's own project to upgrade his or her skills and demo reel.
. Based on an applicant's stated interest, course of study and experience, NFL Films will assign an intern to spend the majority of their time in one of these departments: Audio, Producers, Camera, Footage Licensing, Talent Relations, and Project Management.
NFL FILMS is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2016 internship program (May 16, 2016 -- August 12, 2016). Internships are limited to a period of no more than 6 months. Applicants must beavailable at least three full-days a week and acceptance is contingent upon the outcome of a standard background investigation. The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. Priority for acceptance is given to college students in their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.
**YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED IF IT DOES NOT CONTAIN BOTH A COVER LETTER & RESUME**
SCHEDULE OF APPLICATION PROCESS
Interviews held: March 2016 (estimated)
Offers made: April 2016 (estimated)
Start Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
End Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 20th (11:59pm). NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
This department is appropriate for those individuals looking for a career as a Director of Photography, on location Cinematographer, etc. Interns will work with our Emmy Award-winning cinematographers, gaining knowledge of and experience with film and high-definition cameras; learning proper care, maintenance, and handling of film/HD equipment from our extensive inventory, and acquiring real world experience working side by side with our crews in the field for various shoots. Interns will gain knowledge on how to light and shoot NFL Films-style productions and will be given time to light and shoot in various situations, while receiving feedback from our Cinematographers. Students interested in working in this department should have a working knowledge of on-location film production and equipment.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in Entertainment Law, Entertainment Business or studying law. The Footage/Photo Rights & Clearances department is responsible for acquiring and clearing intellectual property (i.e.: photos, magazine covers, and footage) from outside sources, to be incorporated into NFL Films productions. Students in this internship will build their research, communication, and organizational skills by working hands-on researching the copyright holder of the requested elements, securing permission to use the elements in our productions and compiling license agreements and paperwork. They will learn the various types of agreements that we enter into, how to build professional working relationships (both internally and with third party vendors) and how to track expenses/detailed information for future reference.
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in a career in graphic design for broadcast. An intern in this department will gain valuable experience and the ability to upgrade their skills while working with our staff artists. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of the department including designing their own Cinema 4D and After-Effects projects. Additionally, students will be working with our artists on projects in Photoshop and Illustrator; motion graphics design; 3D modeling, lighting, texturing, animation and rendering; motion and timing; typography; composition; and color theory. Preference is given to those students that have 3D or After-Effects experience, competency in Illustrator, Photoshop, and a passion for broadcast graphic design.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a writer, editor or in a producing role involving the creative content of a show. Interns in this department will work with our Emmy Award-winning Producers and learn all aspects of the NFL FILMS style of storytelling. Producers at NFL FILMS are responsible for the content of the entire production from conception of the story, including researching footage, conducting interviews, scripting narration to graphic elements, and the final edit and audio mix. Interns will observe and learn about all facets of the producing position, including researching the history of a player, team, or story; non-linear editing; logging interviews, game footage, and radio calls; and on-location and in-house shoots. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to our high profile programming. Preference is given to those individuals with an understanding of non-linear editing software and an interest in telling football stories.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in pursuing a career in the management side of filmmaking. Interns will learn how to assess the creative needs of Producers and Directors, and determine the fiscal and material resources needed to complete the projects. They will assist the Project Managers with creating a budget and managing the resources of the project through the entire production process and, in certain situations, assist with on-locations shoots. Individuals applying to this department should have a basic understanding of the process and equipment used in film production as well as basic business knowledge.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a Coordinating Producer or Production Manager. Talent Relations department is responsible for scheduling and coordinating shoots and interviews for NFL programming. This department works closely with our Producers, Directors, Field Operations personnel, and Project Managers to coordinate interviews for various NFL Films' productions. Other responsibilities include coordinating travel for individuals coming to NFL Films or to remote locations for interviews and preparing and disseminating the paperwork to all involved in the shoot. Establishing and strengthening relationships with all of the NFL Club Members, players, and players' agents, is a key goal of this department. Preference is given to those individuals who have a strong knowledge of NFL players, are highly organized and have outstanding communication skills.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in obtaining a career in post-production audio, television studio mixing and/or location recording and mixing. Interns in the Audio department will be exposed to all aspects of audio undertaken by NFL Films. Interns will work with our audio mixers gaining knowledge of audio operations on our shooting stage during live shoots, including setup, troubleshooting, wiring talent, and assisting the studio mixer. Interns will also be exposed to our Sound Transfer department and gain experience with equipment used to transfer our 40+ years of audio from various analog formats to digital files, locating audio clips for various productions, and archiving radio calls from NFL games. In addition, interns will be given numerous opportunities to observe and occasionally assist our award-winning mixers with talent voice-over recording sessions, sound design, on location recording and post-production mixing sessions. Priority is given to those individuals studying the art of Audio and all interns will be expected to learn the Fairlight Xynergi DAW, which is used extensively throughout the Audio department.
Summer | DC | Internship | Due Feb 22
Current Internship Openings
American Progress’ Communications team works to pursue progressive change by connecting American Progress’ experts, ideas, events, and publications with the media and the public. The team works to develop and execute comprehensive and innovative communications strategies to get American Progress’ policy priorities the attention they deserve.
Development/Strategic Planning Internship
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Economic Policy Internship
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Ethnic Media Internship
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Generation Progress Internship
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Guns and Crime Internship
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Half in Ten Anti-Poverty Campaign Internship
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Immigration Policy Internship
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Legal Progress Internship
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LGBT Issues Internship
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National Security and International Policy Internship
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Race Policy/Progress 2050 Internship
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Research Team Internship
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Women’s Health and Rights Internship
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Summer & Fall | Separate Application for Stipend | DC | Internship
The Smithsonian Institution welcomes the opportunity to work cooperatively with schools seeking to grant academic credit for internships. Applicants are encouraged to initiate arrangements for credit with their college or university. The Smithsonian does not grant academic credit.
Internship SessionsInternships occur during the summer, fall, and spring from 10 to 15 weeks, beginning June 1, September 15, and January 15. Start dates and duration are flexible and arranged in coordination with the supervisor.
Part-time, 3-6 month intern projects will take place throughout the year. Specific start and end dates and hours will be determined by the intern supervisor and the intern. This is an unpaid internship.
Internships will take place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture office at Capital Gallery, SW., accessible by Metro Yellow/Green & Blue & Orange Lines.
How to Apply
Please apply using the Smithsonian online application system. Paper applications will not be considered
Please be aware that complete applications must include the following:
About the Clinton Foundation:
The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change.
The Clinton Global Initiative has an immediate opening for an Event Operations Associate. The Event Operations Associate, a member of the Catering & Special Events team and part of the larger Event Operations Department, is primarily responsible for food & beverage, service, rentals and decor support for the events of all three of CGI's main conference platforms as well as smaller-scale CGI events throughout the year. In conjunction with the Catering & Special Events team, the Associate will be responsible for assisting with the planning and logistics for CGI's special events and sponsor-hosted events. In addition, this individual will oversee the volunteer program for all CGI events, primarily staffing event logistics functions. This individual will report to the Associate Director of Catering & Special Events and is also responsible for assisting with certain aspects of internal department operations.
The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the positions.
Full Time | NYC | Entry Level Job
The Account Coordinator, Client Services will be responsible for supporting the sales team in planning, executing and monitoring the online advertising programs of CBS Interactives’s customer base. This individual will work with a designated Sales team to ensure flawless campaign planning and execution as well as provide optimal client service support for assigned Advertisers and Agencies. The Account Coordinator will serve as the primary point of contact for client inquires and requests pertaining to their advertising programs. This includes: preparing sales proposals and client presentations, collecting and presenting research information, providing the clients with information concerning rates, advertising creative deadlines, technical specifications, and inventory availability, and tracking impression delivery. Additionally, the Account Coordinator will work closely with clients to maximize effectiveness of their advertising campaigns.
Prepare Sales proposals
Work with Sales team and other departments to assist in the creation of client proposals, presentations, and Media Plans.
Verify inventory availability throughout the sales process
Create internal Orders and Insertion Orders and adhere to defined business processes
Communicate ad specifications and creative lead times to advertisers/Agencies
Collect creative from client, verify specifications and follow defined creative/Traffic process
Create and traffic accurate campaigns in ad delivery system and implement any necessary creative changes/optimizations.
Monitor campaigns and ensure campaign delivery
Manage campaign performance and make optimization recommendations
Provide clients/sales with any necessary campaign reporting
Interact with Accounting department in regards to Client Credit and Billing requests/issues
Provide Sales administrative/Account related support
Experience Required: The successful candidate must be Sales focused and must have direct experience in the Internet and/or Advertising industries. This individual will possess a BA/BS degree (or equivalent training and experience), and will have at least 2-4 years work experience in a sales or sales support related role. Ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented, exceptionally organized, has the ability to multitask and manage multiple accounts, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, solid computer/technical skills, and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline orientated environment.
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