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NIH/National Cancer Institute (NCI): Accepting applications for the Health Communications Internship Program (HCIP)

February 26, 2014 Leave a comment

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), the largest of the 27 institutes and centers comprising the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.  The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

The HCIP gives highly qualified graduate students and recent graduate degree recipients the opportunity to participate in vital health and science communications projects in one of the many offices that make up the NCI.  Interns will select an area of emphasis: health communications or science writing.  Six-month and one-year internship terms are offered.

The NIH main campus is located in Bethesda, Maryland.  HCIP interns are placed in offices located in Bethesda or Rockville, Maryland.  Both locations are accessible via public transportation.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications to be considered eligible for the HCIP:

  • US Citizen or US permanent resident (Alien Registration number is required for US permanent residents).
  • Currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, graduate school. If a recent graduate, graduate degree must have been awarded no more than two years prior to application deadline.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (minimum) for applicants who have not yet received a Master’s degree.
  • Some science background and experience and/or education.

HCIP interns work full-time (40-hours per week) from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with a 30-minute lunch break. Changes in schedule must be approved by the intern’s supervisor.

HCIP interns are paid a monthly training stipend through a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA). The amount of your monthly stipend will be based on your undergraduate GPA, your highest earned degree, and your relevant post-degree experience. You will earn exactly 1/12 of your annual stipend rate per month.

Deadline is March 4, 2014.

For more information and to apply, visit NCI HCIP.

Disney Professional Internships (Students and Recent Grads) is Hiring

February 4, 2014 Leave a comment

Disney Professional Internships is hiring during the next couple months, and they think you might be interested!

You can now apply for a Professional Internship with The Walt Disney Company including:

  • Disney ABC Television Group
  • Disney Interactive
  • Disney Parks and Resorts
  • ESPN
  • The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
  • The Walt Disney Studios

Each of the unique areas of this global company offer participants an opportunity to add practical, real-world experience to their resume from a world- renowned entertainment company. Participants will advance their knowledge beyond the classroom and put learned theories into practice in their field of study, offering the chance to sharpen skill sets as well as seek out new learning opportunities while networking with leaders in the industry.

Internships are offered in a wide range of areas, including but not limited to:

  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • HR
  • Culinary Management
  • Animal Programs
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design/Creative
  • Broadcast/Production/Journalism
  • Costuming/Entertainment
  • Operations Management

Every story has a beginning. Search the roles today to see if your next chapter could begin with a Disney Professional Internship!

Click here to Apply Now!

Summer 2013 Competitive Government Program: PAID Federal Internships

April 1, 2013 Leave a comment

There is immediate availability for the Summer 2013 Competitive Government Program – and these positions must be filled as soon as possible! Specifically, positions are available with the United States’ Veterans Administration (VA), and students with Business/Human Resources, Computer & Information Technology, Engineering and Healthcare-related backgrounds are needed. If you complete your application soon, you will immediately be considered for these opportunities. 

Eligibility:

  • United States citizenship required;
  • Applicants must be enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, an undergraduate or graduate program. Additionally, candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 or above;
  • Undergraduate students from affiliated universities must receive approval from their campus liaison in order to participate;
  • Undergraduate students from non-affiliated universities must seek approval from their campus if they would like to receive academic credit;
  • Candidates should be available for the full term of the internship, which will likely reflect TWC’s standard program dates. It is important to note that in some cases, Competitive Government internships will have different start/end dates than those outlined. Individuals who receive such an offer will have specific expectations outlined;
  • Students should have demonstrated experience and/or strong interest in working for the federal government.

Competitive Government internships are fully-funded and paid opportunities. In addition, some support is provided for travel and other expenses. The internship begins on June 10th and ends August 17th.

Due to referral deadlines, applications must be submitted quickly – and no later than Thursday, April 4th. An official transcript will be required, but applicants who provide an unofficial copy and submit by April 5 will be considered (an official copy must be sent later). To submit the application, you must include basic information, your resume and an essay. Be sure to choose option 2 (the Competitive Government Program) on the application! 

To apply to the Competitive Government Program, go to http://hbcuconnect.com/campaigns/439/twc-content-ad .

Joseph S. Murphy Institute Internship Offering Scholarship, Stipend, and Unlimited MetroCard

March 15, 2013 1 comment

Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, SPS, CUNY**

NY Union Semester combines hands-on experience at a New York City labor union or other worker host organization with academic course work. This one-semester internship is open to undergraduates and college graduates from the U.S. and other countries.

Host organizations provide interns with:

  • a $1,900 scholarship toward the cost of in-state tuition and fees
  • a $210/week stipend and
  • a monthly transit allowance to cover the cost of an unlimited Metrocard

Start date:  August 26, 2013

End date:  December 13, 2013

Responsibilities:

  • Students intern 32-hours each week for 15 weeks. They may work on organizing campaigns, policy research, training programs or other activities.
  • Students also complete four labor studies courses at the Murphy Institute. Undergraduate students earn 16 college credits. Graduates earn 12 credits. Students receive a Certificate in Labor Studies from the School of Professional Studies (SPS), CUNY.

 Requirements:

  • Undergraduates: minimum of 45 credits and 2.5 GPA
  • Graduates: BA/BS or a at least a 3.0 GPA in a post-baccalaureate program
  • Commitment to social and economic justice

How to Apply:

  • Union Semester is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 term. While they accept applications on a rolling basis, you should submit your application and other application materials by June 17th.  
  • Placements are limited and the selection process is competitive.  Complete the application and a telephone interview.
  • More Information on the program can be found at www.unionsemester.org. You can access the application from the union semester website or here.
  • Questions? Contact the Union Semester Outreach Coordinator at tamara.shapiro@mail.cuny.edu or call 212.642.2011.

Frank & Peggy Steele Public Relations Internship Program & Scholarship

January 23, 2013 1 comment

The Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development provides meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional careers including research, photo archives, technical services, exhibit design, membership, education, archives and collections management, recorded media, development, special events, programs and events, multi-media, publications, and public relations. In addition, interns learn and work in the company of baseball’s best-known personalities during the annual Hall of Fame Weekend and Induction Ceremony, held in Cooperstown each summer.

To be considered for the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development, students must have completed at least their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May. All Steele interns receive a bi-weekly stipend during the ten weeks of the program and access to affordable student housing. If fulfilling an academic requirement, college credit may also be awarded.

The Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program welcomes applicants for the Ozzie Smith Diversity Scholarship. Students of ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds pursuing a four year bachelor’s or master’s degree are eligible for a scholarship. Complete scholarships are awarded following acceptance into Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program. If interested, please attach a one-page statement of interest with your cover letter and resume.

Please contact education@baseballhalloffame.org with any questions.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is Offering PAID Internships

December 17, 2012 Leave a comment

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is now accepting applications for its paid internship program.

The Museum offers forty-one paid positions for college juniors, recent college graduates and master’s-degree students each year.

Interns commence in June and are placed in host departments where they work closely with supervisors on special and ongoing projects.

All paid interns also participate in MuSe (Museum Seminars) and receive training to teach in the Museum’s galleries.

Individuals selected for paid internships have the opportunity to meet and network with one another through MuSe and other intern events. Please visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website for available placements and application instructions. 

Applications are due January 10, 2013!

Full Year Internship Opportunity With the NCAA

October 25, 2012 Leave a comment
NCAA Postgraduate Internship
Overview
The NCAA Postgraduate Internship is a one-year program that provides on-the-job learning experiences for college graduates who express an interest in pursuing a career in intercollegiate athletics administration based at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis, Indiana.Position Areas
The NCAA is offering internships in the following areas for 2013-14:

  • Academic and Membership Affairs/Student-Athlete Reinstatement
  • Administrative Services
  • Communications (Digital Communications, Image Management and Strategy, Public and Media Relations)
  • Championships and Alliances
  • Enforcement
  • Governance
  • Student-Athlete Affairs and Inclusion
  • NCAA Eligibility Center

Interns are paid salaries of $24,000 in accordance with the NCAA national offices biweekly payroll and are provided the following benefits: ten days of annual leave, five sick days, individual health and dental insurance, disability and accident insurance, and workers compensation insurance, in addition to other staff benefits.

Application
The application is currently available online. Click Here to access the direct link to the website. The NCAA Postgraduate Internship application deadline is Monday, December 7, 2012. Only completed applications will be considered for review. The NCAA does not provide individual status updates on applications.

To complete the online application, each applicant will be required to select their top two areas of interest, attach a cover letter highlighting their relevant work experience and their resume. In addition, the two endorsers listed on the applicants online application will each need to submit a digital letter of recommendation to internship@ncaa.org not later than December 7, 2012. 

Selections

The NCAA Postgraduate Internship program utilizes a selection committee comprised of NCAA national office staff members from each of the different position areas. After reviewing complete online applications, each area will select intern candidates for phone interviews. Intern candidates will be selected for in-person interviews at the NCAA national office based on the phone interviews. A select number of individuals will be invited to the national office for in-person interviews February 25-26, 2013. In order to be considered for the program, you must be available to attend an in-person interview on the date determined by the NCAA national office. Final intern selections will occur by March 29, 2013. The 2013-14 intern class will begin on Monday, June 17, 2013.

For application instructions, go to http://www.hbcuconnect.com/ads/ncaa/internship.doc

Intern at the White House for Spring or Summer 2013!

August 31, 2012 Leave a comment

As White House Interns, young men and women from across the country dedicate their time, talents, energy, and service to better the White House, the community, and the nation. While their tasks vary by department, all interns are united through weekly events including a weekly speaker series with senior staff members, off-site field trips, and mentorship opportunities. Most importantly, the internship experience includes an emphasis on service and interns participate in regularly scheduled service projects at schools and non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C.

“This program will mentor and cultivate young leaders of today and tomorrow and I’m proud that they will have this opportunity to serve. I look forward to working with those that are selected to participate and I want to commend all who apply for their desire to help through public service to forge a brighter future for our country.”

— PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, MAY 22, 2009

Internship Timeline

Spring
2012
Summer
2012
Fall
2012
Spring
2013*
Summer
2013*
Application
Posted
May 9,
2011
Nov. 14,
2011
Jan. 30,
2012
May 14,
2012
Nov. 19,
2012
Application
Deadline
Sept. 11,
2011
Jan. 22,
2012
Apr. 1,
2012
Sept. 23,
2012
Jan. 27,
2013
Notification Begins the week of Oct. 24, 2011 Begins the week of Feb. 20, 2012 Begins the week of Apr. 30, 2012 Begins the week of Nov. 12, 2012 Begins the week of Feb. 25, 2013
Start Date Jan. 17,
2012
May 29,
2012
Sept. 4,
2012
Jan. 15,
2013
May 28,
2013
End Date May 4,
2012
Aug. 10,
2012
Dec. 14,
2012
May 3,
2013
Aug. 9,
2013

*The White House Internship Program is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2013 and Summer 2013. All those who submit applications for the Spring 2013 White House Internship Program will receive notification beginning the week of November 12, 2012, regarding the status of the Spring 2013 term.

Do you have to be in college to apply?

No. Current undergraduate students are NOT the only eligible applicants. The following individuals are eligible:

  • Graduating high school seniors who have enrolled and anticipate attending a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution)
  • Current undergraduate students
  • Current graduate-level students
  • College graduates who graduated within two years from an undergraduate or graduate school
  • Veterans of the United States Armed forces who possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and have served on active duty anytime in the past two years.

What are all the application materials?

A completed packet includes:

  • Two Essays: Each answer should be between 300-500 words in length
  • Current Resume: Your resume should not exceed one page
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

YOU MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN TO APPLY!

Visit www.whitehouse.gov/internships for further details!

*Information provided by R. Pessoa

Fall Health Policy Internship With Families USA Foundation

June 25, 2012 Leave a comment

Location: 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, District of Columbia, 20005

Duration: September 17- December 20, 2012

Hours per week: 40

Compensation: Paid

DescriptionHealth Policy Department Intern– Families USA’s top priority is to bring the voice of low-income health care consumers to health policy debates. The Health Policy Department provides the analytical support for Families USA’s federal and state health care advocacy work. Interns with Families USA’s Health Policy Department work collaboratively with staff to take a written product from start to finish and often have an opportunity to be listed as a co-author on one or more products. Interns in the past have co-authored issue briefs for state advocates and materials posted on the Families USA Web site.

Qualifications: 

–  Strong research, writing, and computer skills are essential.

–  Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act and health care policy in general is a plus.

–  Demonstrate a commitment to the issues of low-income people.

How to apply:  To apply for Families USA’s Health Policy Internship Program, please send a cover letter, a current resume (listing applicable work and educational experiences), a three-to-five page writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references (two of the references must be non-academic) to: Melissa Rosenblatt, Director, Internship and Fellowship Program, Families USA Foundation, 1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005; fax: 202-347-2417; email: internship@familiesusa.org. For further information please contact Melissa Rosenblatt @ 202-628-3030.

 

U.S. Department of State Internship

June 19, 2012 Leave a comment

The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for their Spring 2013 Student Internship Program.

Deadline: July 2nd, 2012

Summary:  The U.S. Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy and the Secretary of State is the President’s principal foreign policy advisor. The women and men of the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service and Civil Service support the Secretary of State and the formulation and implementation of U.S. Foreign Policy.  Internships with the Department of State offer U.S. citizen college, university, and graduate school students an opportunity to experience the work of our Foreign and Civil Service careers first hand.  Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.  

Requirements:  An applicant must be:

  • A U.S. citizen;
  • A student:   A student is an individual who has been accepted for enrollment, or who is enrolled as a degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university;
  • A full- or part-time college or university junior, senior, or graduate student: An applicant is considered a junior if he/she will have completed all sophomore credits (60 or more semester hours or 90 quarter hours) or 2 full years of undergraduate study by the time the internship begins and will be entering at least the junior year immediately following completion of the internship; AND
  • A continuing student returning to academic coursework the semester or quarter directly following the completion of the internship.NOTE:  Graduating seniors or college graduates intending to enroll in graduate school immediately following the completion of their internship are eligible to apply (you do not have to be accepted into graduate school at the time of application). See important note.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.NOTE: Students tentatively selected for an internship must undergo a background investigation and receive at minimum a SECRET security clearance. Refer to the Internship Brochure for further explanation.

IMPORTANT: You are eligible to apply for the Department’s internship program if you have not yet completed your registration at a college or university for graduate or post-graduate studies (including law school) or are awaiting an admissions determination for graduate or post-graduate studies.  However, if selected for an internship, you must provide proof that you have registered, or have been accepted for enrollment, for studies in the semester or quarter immediately following the internship to qualify.

 To apply for this internship, visit http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/317804300 & click ‘Apply Online’.