Sep - June | Brooklyn | 10 month term | Paid | Due April 3
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We invite promising young professionals to join our Museum Education Internship Program. As an Intern Educator, you will gain in-depth fieldwork experience by designing, facilitating, and teaching programs that address the needs of adult, school, and youth and family audiences. Participate in hands-on workshops and reading discussions, and conduct qualitative research throughout the year to learn about museum education theory and practice. Ongoing professional development provided by our experienced education and curatorial staff ensures that Intern Educators leave the program with extensive experience teaching and programming for a variety of audiences, and with a completed professional teaching portfolio.
Program alumni have pursued careers at such cultural institutions as the Denver Art Museum; the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; the National Museum of the American Indian; the New Museum; and the Queens Museum of Art, as well as the New York City Department of Education and the School District of Philadelphia.
These full-time, ten-month, salaried positions with benefits are open to college graduates and run from September through June.
Apply now for 2016–17 cycle. Applications are due by April 3, 2016.
Full Time | Baltimore | Paid | Entry Level
The successful candidate will join a laboratory developing and utilizing cutting-edge, high-throughput genetic, functional genomic and computational technologies for dissection of complex genetic diseases. After entry level training, under the general supervision of a faculty investigator and laboratory supervisor, the individual will be responsible for performing routine genetic analyses in true research laboratory on a number of human disease projects. He/she will also contribute to general maintenance of the laboratory, equipment and supplies, fulfill laboratory compliance assessments and be willing to work with mouse models of human disease. The candidate will also present summaries and quality metrics of data generated in laboratory meetings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform experiments. These will require laboratory methods/techniques associated with genetics and molecular biology such as: DNA and RNA extraction from different tissue sources including saliva and blood, quantitative and qualitative analyses of DNA, RNA and proteins, genotyping and sequencing. The candidate will process, store, and log human and model system bio-specimens with meticulous care and accuracy. He/she will assist in the maintenance and handling of a mouse and fish colony as needed. Careful records of all experiments performed and assessment of quality of data generated is critical. Perform other laboratory techniques as needed.
Essential Job Functions:
This position will operate basic laboratory equipment and use various software applications packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or test reports. This position will also prepare solutions and reagents, maintain sterile ready-to-use glassware, keep inventories of lab stocks, and maintain laboratory equipment. Maintains accurate lab notebook and other data records.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or related field required.
Must have a working knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines achieved through undergraduate studies and laboratory experience: biology, genetics, and/or related fields. The candidate must be quantitatively inclined. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Relevant laboratory experience acquired through extracurricular activities or summer internships. Formal coursework or laboratory experience in genetics and mouse handling would be highly desirable.
Preferred QualificationsSome related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Full Time | Los Angeles | Entry Level
HISTORY and MISSION
YPl transforms Los Angeles neighborhoods using a holistic approach to reduce poverty by ensuring families have access to high quality schools, wrap-around education and technology services, enabling a successful transition from cradle to college and career. The Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood will transform the communities of Hollywood and Pacoima with a continuum of cradle-to-career services and will be a zone of choice for families with a wide range of high-quality school options including traditional, charter, pilot and partnership schools. The centerpiece of the Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood (LAPN) is an innovative public-private partnership that blends diverse funding streams around a core set of outcomes and objectives. The LAPN is transforming 19 neighborhood schools into full-service community schools while opening six Promise Neighborhood Centers and dozens of satellite centers.
The College & Career Ambassador will be responsible for the development and implementation of YPI's college-and-career readiness projects. The College & Career Ambassador will develop a College Ambassador Youth Program; outreach, recruit and provide services to students and parents with college awareness advising session, workshops, and/or weekend events. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
· Design, coordinate, and implement student and parent services at target school sites
· Coordinate programming in areas such as post-secondary education options, financial aid, career exploration through workshops, events, individual and small group counseling and classroom presentation
· Ensure student participants and parents are served from the surrounding targeted schools
· Provide training for school personnel, department personnel in areas such as, but not limited to the following: postsecondary preparation, financial aid and college selection, academic preparation
· Support with coordination of college field trips and college and career fairs
· Ensure that all objectives are met in a timely and cost-effective manner
· Assist supervisor with planning and program development
· Resolve issues pertaining to delivery of services of the college awareness project
· Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with students, parents, school, community, and partner personnel
· Provide walk-in counseling around college and career preparation for community residents
· Attend community events, forums, and other events that relate to the goals and objectives of the program
· Participate in community meetings, staff meetings, and training workshops that relate to the goals and objectives of the program
· Responsible for a region of schools
· Support with all required programs documents
· Complete required reports and update to supervisor in a weekly, bi-weekly, and/or monthly basis
· Coordinating the collection and input of evaluation data used to measure ongoing program effectiveness of services and program outcome measures
· Guide services and curriculum development to ensure that objectives are met
· Responsible for managing program outcomes
· Assist with coordination of AB540 workshops, coordination of Cash for College events
· Bachelor degree in education, liberal studies or related area; PPS Credential preferred
· Minimum 2-3 years experience providing direct services to students and parents, multicultural populations or under-prepared students
· Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with school personnel, after school personnel, program officers, evaluators, parents, students and community professionals
· Experience working in collaboration with mentoring, after-school , and other activities (such as events, workshops, fieldtrips) that relate to the goals and objectives of the program
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Demonstrated competency with technology, internet, software, etc.
· Demonstrated competency with record-keeping, documentation and data management
· Ability to teach service delivery skills to volunteers, interns, peer mentors, and others as needed
· Expertise in program design and availability to decision making regarding participant service delivery and liability
· Ability to provide leadership and coordination of day-to-day programming
· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
· Must have independent judgment and problem solving ability
· Must be available to work flexible schedule (some mornings, some evenings)
· Ability to work under only general supervision, self-starter, ability to multi-task
· Punctual, deadline-driven
· Must have access to reliable transportation for frequent travel between sites
· If applicable, will be required to present current California driver license, proof of acceptable driving record (DMV H-6 printout), and liability auto insurance
· Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting) prior to beginning employment with children
· Must present proof of negative Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux) prior to beginning employment dated within 60 days prior to start date
Competitve, commensurate with experience.
Medical, dental and vision benefits. Option to contribute to 403(b) retirement plan. Supplemental insurance available (Aflac)
Summer/Fall | NYC | Unpaid | Seniors & Graduate Students | Internship
• Graduate degree programme (What are you currently studying and where?) and undergraduate degree programme;
• Graduation date (When will you be graduating from the programme?);
• IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in;
• Any skills and experiences relevant to IED’s function and work programme;
• Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship; and
• Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.
In the online Personal History Profile, it is important that applicants be sure to include all past work experiences, evaluation skills, and three references (academic and/or professional).
Owing to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Inspection and Evaluation Division (IED), Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), under the supervision of a chief of unit. OIOS-IED conducts independent evaluations on behalf of the Secretary-General and Member States. OIOS-IED’s objective is “To strengthen accountability, learning, efficiency, effectiveness and impact in the implementation of programmes and the relevance of administrative procedures and to assess whether the activities correspond to the mandates.” More information on OIOS and IED is available at: https://oios.un.org/
OIOS-IED is seeking graduate students who wish to gain professional experience in an international organization in order to supplement their studies. The internship provides practical educational experience working in a multicultural and intergovernmental organization. Under the supervision of senior managers of IED, the intern is assigned projects and tasks that are relevant to their educational background and interests and provides them with the opportunity to apply and further develop their theoretical knowledge.
The internship is based in New York City, is UNPAID and full-time, working five days per week. The internship is for Summer/Fall 2016, a minimum duration of 2 months, and can be extended up to 6 months.
Interns will be expected to work on one or more of the Division’s various inspection and evaluation projects. Within these projects, interns will:
• Undertake research and analysis on various issues as required by the Chief of Section and evaluation team leader, conduct quantitative or qualitative data analysis, as appropriate, and prepare presentations of analytical outputs;
• Assist with administrative and logistical aspects associated with planning and conducting the evaluation;
• Support/assist the Chief of Section in other Divisional matters, as required; and
• Perform other duties, as required.
CompetenciesIf accepted, interns will be expected to embody the following competencies:
• Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; Observes deadlines and achieves results; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; Is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients' needs and matches them with appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits an interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style, and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
EducationTo qualify for an internship through the United Nations New York Headquarters Internship Programme, applicants must:
Meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;
Be computer literate in standard software applications, preferably including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint;
Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
Summer | Detroit |Paid |Internship
Who We AreWe’re the #1 online lender in America, closing loans in all 50 states, and we’ve grown to be one of the largest full-service residential mortgage lenders in the country. Quicken Loans was named a J.D. Power and Associates 2010 – 2015 Customer Service Champion, one of only 40 companies named in the U.S. We were also ranked highest in the nation for customer satisfaction among mortgage servicers the last two years, the first years we were eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with.
If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans has been named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine’s first ever list of “Best Place to Work for African Americans”. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 11 years running, hitting #1 the last three years, and we’ve been named to Fortune magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for the past 13 years, ranking as high as #2.
What You'll Do/NeedResponsibilities
What You'll Get
Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.
Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.
Summer | DC | Paid | Internhip
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a leading national nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks an intern for its Buildings program to work in the area of smart buildings technologies and programs. ACEEE act as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors.
Position Description: The intern will assist the Buildings team with their 2016 smart buildings research project.
Duties and Responsibilities:
How to applyPlease send a resume with cover letter and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample email@example.com. Please use "Smart Buildings Intern" in the subject header. We do not accept calls about our internships.
Summer | Oakland | Paid | Internship
UC Research Initiatives, located ithin the Research Grants Program Office at the UC Office of the President, administers systemwide research programs on behalf of the University of California
UCRI programs include the UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives, the UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program, the Cancer Research Coordinating Committee, and the President's Research Catalyst Awards. The research supported by these programs covers the full breadth of academic disciplines at UC, including social, biological and physical sciences, arts and humanities, engineering, education, public policy, health and medicine, and others. For more information, please visit http://ucop.edu/research-initiatives/.
UCRI is seeking a summer intern with an interest in the UC research enterprise who has particular interests in grant-making, research and funding portfolio evaluation, communications (especially related to dissemination of academic or scientific information to the public), or other areas of research support. Specific projects may include gathering and analyzing data from individual grants into program-wide syntheses and impact assessments; the development of a program brochure that communicates outcomes metrics in a compelling manner to decision-makers and the public; contributions to the planning and execution of peer review grant evaluations; and other time-limited projects. Specific assignments may depend on the incumbent's experience, and this position may be filled at an Intern 3 or Intern 4 level with commensurate responsibilities assigned. Topical and disciplinary expertise is open.
Note: This supervised internship is a 12-week, full-time work experience during the summer, a total of 480 hours based on a standard 40-hour work week. Targeted start date for internship is June 1, 2016.
Special Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this critical position.
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To apply for this position, please be prepared to attach your resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Please submit one writing sample and upload under Other Documents
Please submit unofficial transcripts and upload Other Supplemental Information.
Summer | Abroad | Learning Institute
The final deadline (April 1) for applications to Northwestern University’s Global Engagement Summer Institute (GESI), which combines study abroad and experiential education through academic coursework at Northwestern and international internships in Bolivia, India, Nicaragua, Uganda, and South Africa.
The program admits approximately 40-50 non-Northwestern students every summer. I thought you could share this opportunity with students, administrators, and faculty before our application deadline passes.
• intensive pre-departure coursework and training at Northwestern (topics covered include international development history, community development principles, team decision-making processes, and leadership in multicultural environments)
• 2 full Northwestern course credits (equivalent to 6 semester hours)
• a four to five member team-based internship at a vetted community-based organization abroad
• a local home-stay
• 24-hour on-site supervision, care, and support
• a comprehensive post-trip reflection and Final Learning Summit at Northwestern
Nuts & Bolts:
• Who: all undergraduates or recent graduates may apply (alumni represent nearly 40 colleges and universities)
• Where: Bolivia, India, Nicaragua, South Africa, or Uganda
• When: June 18- August 20, 2011
• Deadlines: applications accepted on a rolling basis until April 1
Students may find GESI's three-step application process online. A wealth of information on the program -- including course syllabi, program costs, and logistical information -- can also be found at our website, gesi.northwestern.edu.
Fall | New Brunswick | Course Credit | Research
Research Assistant ProgramApplications for the 2016-2017 RA program are now open.
Deadline to apply is April 7. Students may apply to three projects.
Students can browse current projects and apply here.
Faculty can submit a new project here or replicate an exisiting one.
OverviewThe Aresty Research Assistant (RA) Program enables students to gain their first authentic reseach experiences by supporting faculty research projects during the academic year. RAs gain valuable research skills by working side by side with professors on forefront research projects, while professors benefit from a structured program to recruit and train the next generation of researchers. Students selected for the program do five hours of research per week (or more by arrangement with their professor). Selected students also attend peer group meetings with other undergraduate researchers to practice scholarly communication, explore research ethics, design posters, and discuss research methodology.
Applicants are evaluated by potential faculty mentors and selected on the basis of their academic records, their interest in developing research skills and a mentoring relationship, and compatibility of their interests with faculty projects. The most important criterion is an interest in research. Other skills and coursework requirements vary from position to position. There is no general GPA requirement for the RA program, but professors have discretion to set GPA requirements for specific projects.
Students who wish to take more than 16 credits, or work more than 10 hours outside of the program, must obtain approval from the Aresty Center staff. Please note: SAS students are not permitted to enroll in more than 20.5 credits per semester.
How to ApplyTo apply, follow the link below to log in to our database of research opportunities. Seach by key, department, or subject to find opportunities that match your interests. You will need to submit the following materials online to complete your application:
Summer | Brooklyn | Part Time | Unpaid | Internship
BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. We present and incubate work by artists and media-makers who reflect the diversity that surrounds us. Some of BRIC’s most acclaimed programs include the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park; path-breaking media initiatives, including the newly-renamed BRIC TV; and a renowned BRIC programs reach hundreds of thousands of people each year. BRIC’s contemporary art programs aim to increase the visibility and accessibility of contemporary art while bridging the gap between the art world and global culture in Brooklyn through exhibitions, public events and an innovative arts education program led in schools around the borough.
Purpose of Internship
To provide the opportunity to learn about public program planning and implementation, with an emphasis on attracting diverse audiences to BRIC House and engaging visitors through innovative programs
• Learn how to plan and implement programs for a diverse audience • Learn day-to-day event production skills and program coordination. • Learn how to manage the administrative process surrounding successful event production and programming. Responsibilities: • Assist with the planning and implementation of programs for diverse audiences, including but not limited to talks, performances, film screenings, and special projects. • Work with BRIC staff to learn production skills for programs and events. Will help maintain relationships with presenters, draft contracts, and communicate presenters’ needs and information to appropriate staff. • Work with BRIC’s program staff, technical crew, and marketing staff; will oversee day-of-event program coordination from set-up to breakdown. • Learn basic program budgeting skills, process payments to presenters and vendors. • Work with staff across BRIC to assure proper staffing and set up needs for each event. • Research and maintain information on potential performers and program presenters representing a range of disciplines for future events.
We seek students majoring in arts or cultural administration, as well as those interested in event production, for this position. Those who have completed their junior or senior undergraduate year, or are currently enrolled in graduate studies, will be given strong preference for this position. Desired skills include: • Strong general knowledge of contemporary culture • Excellent writing and research skills • Good phone and communication skills • Ability to problem solve and use good judgment during events. • Highly organized and detailed; ability to keep track of information on artists, art works, and progress on various projects. • Knowledge of PC and Mac computers • Computer programs including Microsoft Word and Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Photoshop Schedule: 20 hours per week. Hours will be based on program schedules at BRIC House and will include some evenings, primarily on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Two or three Saturday events may also be scheduled. College credit may be arranged.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
To Apply: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Public Programs Intern – Summer 2016. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls
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