Archive for January, 2014

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships for Women

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment
TWO scholarships are being open to female healthcare students in the Bay Area-both undergraduate and graduate
Women Health Care Executives (WHCE) of Northern California, a professional association dedicated to the career advancement of women pursuing a career in health care is opening scholarships! Annually, WHCE offers the Lynn Adamson Memorial Scholarship to a graduate-level female student; the $5,000 scholarship and a one-year complimentary WHCE membership is given to a student who meets the eligibility and selection criteria. 
New this year — WHCE will also award a scholarship to a third-year undergraduate student dedicated to pursuing a health-related career.  The $2,500 scholarship and a one-year complimentary WHCE membership is awarded to a student who meets the eligibility and selection criteria. 
For more information — please visit the website: (click on “Scholarships”).  The application is due February 14th at 5PM and includes an application, 1 page resume, transcript, and recommendation letter.

Recruiting for SHARP 2014 for Undergrads Interested in Research

January 28, 2014 Leave a comment

SHARP (Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program) is a 12-week summer program for current undergraduate and community college students. The program is organized around a mentored research project, seminars and workshops led by researchers based at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and networking opportunities with other students and young investigators.

SHARP seeks to recruit students from communities that are generally underrepresented in the field of research, including African Americans, Latinos and Latinas, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders, as well as students from disadvantaged backgrounds, those who have a disability, and those who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGBT). Ideal candidates are typically those who are considering conducting social or biomedical research that addresses health disparities as part of their career and also have an interest in HIV and populations at risk.

More information about the program is available on the SHARP website:, and through two info sessions held in early February; these opportunities sessions are listed on the website as well.  Interested students must submit a completed Statement of Interest form, resume, college transcripts (unofficial are accepted) and 2 letters of recommendation by Friday, February 21st. If students have questions that are not answered on the SHARP website, they can send an email to

Click SHARP Flyer 2014 – With Info Sessions for more details.

The French-American Chamber of Commerce is Hiring

January 22, 2014 Leave a comment

French-American Chamber of Commerce

Temp to Hire Associate, International Career Development Programs 

About the French-American Chamber of Commerce

The French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) is the country’s premier organization for French-American business, providing members access to educational corporate events, high-level speakers, and exceptional networking opportunities.  The Chamber offers international training opportunities for young people, trade services, member-to-member discounts, and an online directory of 17,000+ French Chamber of Commerce members worldwide.

Job Description

The FACC’s International Career Development Programs (ICDP) Department is hiring a temp to hire full-time, paid Associate.

The FACC is an officially designated State Department sponsor for the Exchange Visitor Program. ICDP sponsors trainees to come to the U.S. on the J-1 visa, and has a reciprocal out-bound program for Americans to participate in internships in France.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following areas:

Administrative–  The candidate will help the ICDP team ensure J-1 visa compliance by collecting visa application documents, and updating internal and external communication materials. This person will be involved in every aspect of the daily operations of the FACC’s ICDP exchange programs including filing, answering general inquiries by phone and by email, reading, organizing and interpreting documents in French and English, dealing with express mail shipments and invoicing issues.

Client & Member Relations– The candidate will interface with FACC members, trainees and interns, non-members, HR representatives and other ICDP constituents on a daily basis in written, spoken and electronic communication in both English and French. He or she will need to have a highly developed sense of customer service, urgency when dealing with client and member needs, professionalism and flawless written and spoken business French and English.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Complete fluency (speaking, reading and writing) in French/English
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Solid understanding and firsthand experience of French culture, education and business
  • Experience in a related field (international exchange or educational programs, international business, non-profit organization) is helpful but not required

This position is an exceptional opportunity to gain exposure to French-American business relations and cultural exchange programs.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Joannah Bell, Director of International Career Development Programs, at

The FACC is located at 1350 Broadway #2101, New York, NY 10018.  The FACC is an equal opportunity employer.  Hourly rate commensurate with experience.


2Much Blood Drive, January 28th

January 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Team 2much is an organization centered to raise awareness about illnesses that affect people worldwide.

Each year, these individuals dedicate their efforts to campaign for a different cause centered around, though not limited to, assisting children and adolescents.  Team 2much accomplishes these goals through hosting fundraisers, auctions, selling merchandise and racing.  This year, Team 2Much has chosen to raise awareness about Leukemia.  They hope to exceed the last campaign and reach thousands of those who are in the fight against leukemia, with their new desire to maximize their audience and seek support through all avenues and new approaches.

Team2Much’s first endeavor for 2014…the 2MUCH Blood Drive.

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Support and make a difference.  Change starts with you.

RAW NYC is Looking for Artists (Visual/Photo/Makeup/Hair/Fashion/Accessory) for Its Upcoming Showcase!

January 20, 2014 Leave a comment

RAW: natural born artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists.  RAW is an international community made up of creative individuals across the globe.  Its mission is to provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their career with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity.  RAW NYC welcomes all genres of art including independent film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, hairstylists, makeup artists and more.  They encourage the creative success of the many visionaries and storytellers of our generation.  RAW currently operates in nearly 60 cities across the United States, Australia, Canada and, now London!

How does RAW work?

The RAW Directors hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in film, fashion, music, visual art, hair & makeup artistry, and performance art. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity. These showcases occur once a month in each city location. The RAW season runs from February-October and comes to an extravagant end with an indie arts awards show RAWards in Hollywood.

RAW NYC is looking for candidates to be a part of the AWAKENING Showcase on February 27th!

RAW NYC Manhattan is looking for:

  • Visual Artists
  • Photographers
  • Makeup Artists
  • Hair Stylists
  • Fashion Designers
  • Accessory Designers

What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase?

You’ll experience an independent film (usually a short, webisode or music video), a fashion show from an up-and-coming local designer, a musical performance, an art gallery featuring several independent visual artists and photographers, and performance art (comedy/dance/fire dancers, you name it…). You’ll get a little taste of everything. Combine all this creativity with drinks, fun, and good company! To partake in the experience, RSVP and purchase a ticket to any of our 60 monthly, city showcases by clicking on the city tab at the top of the homepage!


Submit today at

Are you a RAWartist?  Contact to showcase again!



Lott Community Development Corporation has a JOB OPENING!

January 20, 2014 Leave a comment

Lott CDC’s mission to help house New Yorkers in need has resulted in the development of 27 buildings offering almost 700 affordable rental apartments, from studios to three-bedrooms. Over the past twenty five years, Lott has renovated and redeveloped twenty two vacant and underutilized buildings to provide much-needed housing. This work has rescued entire blocks from the blighting effects of abandonment and decay and has been instrumental in sparking the revitalization of Northern Manhattan. In addition, Lott has built five new buildings, including three exclusively for the seniors. In todays changing neighborhoods of East and Central Harlem, an influx of for-profit development is making the need for affordable housing even more critical. Lott CDC continues to expand the opportunities it can offer New Yorkers in need.

Lott is currently seeking an energetic and highly skilled Project Manager to work closely with the Executive Director, Director of Property Management, Development & Sustainability Project Manager, and Senior Accountant on a diverse array of initiatives. The Project Manager will assist the Executive Director in managing Lott’s main office and in managing communications with the organization’s fifteen-member Board of Directors. The Project Manager will also work closely with the Senior Accountant on financial issues and take a lead role in grants management for the organization. Additionally, based on his/her experience, skills, and interests, the Project Manager will work with the senior staff on other organizational priorities.

For more information and to apply:  Lott – Project Manager Job Description .


Lott CDC is an equal opportunity employer.

Health Career Connection 2014 PAID Summer Internship Application is AVAILABLE!

January 20, 2014 Leave a comment

The Health Career Connection 2014 Paid Summer Internship Application is now available at .

The application is due January 31, 2014.

Health Career Connection places talented, diverse undergraduate students in summer internships, providing them with invaluable exposure, experience, and mentoring to pursue health careers.


The Health Career Connection Comprehensive Summer Internship Program includes:

  • A paid, full-­­time 10-­­week internship placement in a partner organization.  Interns work under the direction of a preceptor and work on meaningful projects that are educational for the student and benefit the organization and its community. Interns also learn about the how the organization is structured and operates and about the roles of administrative and clinical professionals.
  • Workshops on key professional and personal development topics including: leadership, advocacy, cultural competence, life and career planning and graduate education preparation.
  • Site visits to a diverse set of key partner organizations to provide exposure to multiple settings and leaders.
  • Peer support and network among interns within and across regions who share similar interests, passions and career decision dilemmas but come from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Mentoring from Health Career Connection’s team.
  • Connections to top graduate schools in public health and medicine for assistance with preparation.
  • Support from Health Career Connection’s network of alumni and professionals during and after the internship.

Internship stipends range between $3,000 and $4,000.

Housing and transportation are NOT provided by Health Career Connection.

If your application is selected, in person interviews are held in New York City, Boston, Chapel Hill, San Francisco/Oakland, Los Angeles, Fresno and Coachella Valley.


All majors welcome! Demonstrated career interest in health care management, health policy, health education, community health and other public health options. Past work experience is not necessary-­­-­­ just a strong interest in health and public health and/or working with underserved communities in a health setting.

HCC does not provide medical or clinical internships. Students interested in becoming a provider must also have a strong interest in one of the areas described above and be willing to do an internship that is NOT clinically focused.

The focus of the Health Career Connection Program is juniors and seniors from undergraduate programs, as well as recent graduates (less than 3 years). Sophomores and freshman may be considered.

HCC strongly encourages students of color and those from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply. HCC aims to increase the ethnic diversity of health leaders.

Visit the website for more information and to fill out an application.