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Apply to the 2019 NEW Leadership New York Summer Institute

Are you an undergraduate female student aspiring to become a public service leader? Apply to the 2019 NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute
May 28 – June 3, 2019

DEADLINE March 1, 2019

New Leaders will take part in training sessions, experiential workshops and field trips to help them explore and develop their own leadership capacity.
Students will receive an introduction to the women’s rights movement, politics and policy making, campaign and community organizing, coalition building in diverse and global communities, and advocacy skills. Networking, mentoring opportunities and special events will also take place throughout the week.
New Leaders will receive a Certificate of Achievement upon successful completion of the program and are encouraged to implement a project back on their home campus or community for which they can receive a mini-grant from the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society.
For more information:
Visit us at NEW Leadership New York website, and take a look at the NEW Leadership New York Brochure.
Contact Bilge Avci, Program Coordinator, at or (518) 591-8762

Eligibility and Application Process
The program is open to undergraduate students (or recent graduates) enrolled in any New York State college of university AND to all New York State residents who are enrolled as undergraduates in out-of-state schools.
Applicants should demonstrate interest and experience in developing leadership skills and are expected to have at least 3.0 GPA. Under certain circumstances, applicants with GPA below 3.0 will be considered, however, they must provide strong justification for why they should be considered.
The program is provided free of charge to all participants. Housing, meals and parking permits at the University at Albany are also provided free of charge to participants. (Travel expenses of applicants to and from the institute site are not reimbursed.)
Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society. All materials must be postmarked or received via email by March 1st, 2019.
Those chosen as finalist to attend NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute conference will be notified shortly after.
The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society strongly encourages women from diverse backgrounds-including women of color, LGBTQ+ women, first generation college students, and returning and international students – to apply to the NEW Leadership™ New York.
NEW Leadership™ New York is supported by individual donations as well as contributions from organizations, businesses and academic partners with some scholarships designated for individuals with specific identification.

More about: The NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute is a fully funded, intensive, one-week residential program to educate college women about the political process and teach them to become effective leaders. NEW Leadership™ New York (NLNY) is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective political engagement and community organizing.
NLNY, the only National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership™ program in New York State, is administered by the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS), Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York.
Graduates of the NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute join the national NEW Leaders Network administered by the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University.

Complete the application, your resume and official copy of your transcripts electronically mto Bilge Avci at the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society via email at   If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 518.591.8762.

Engineering for Kids- Part Time instructor wanted!

Company Description: Engineering for Kids introduces kids, ages 4-14, to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education through after-school programs, in-school classes, camps and workshops all aimed at developing problem-solving skills.

“Inspiring the next generation of engineers.”

Job Description:

Position: Part Time Instructor- Thursday

• Be familiar and able to teach the provided curriculum by the time class starts.
• Lead classroom in required curriculum without any assistance. Classroom size of at most 24 students at different age group. Age group is divided by Junior class (4 – 6 years old) and Senior class (6 – 13 years old). Class runs about 1 – 1.5 hours in 6-weeks, 8-weeks, 10-weeks, 12-weeks sessions.
• Responsible for preparing a suitable learning environment for students, supplying class with necessary materials and setting up classroom equipment. All lessons are project based and require students to be hands on. Require 15 – 30 minutes of prep time before the start of class and 15 – 30 minutes of clean up at end of class.
• Be able to communicate with parents, directors, principles.
• Participate in special events such as workshops, training, etc. Travel to site, school, camps, festival, events, parties, etc. are at personal expense.
• Experience with LEGO® Robotics is a plus.
• Experience with Scratch program is a plus.
• Experience with Makey Makey & littleBits is a plus.
• Background in engineering, science, or teaching/child care is a plus.
• Must be flexible and dependable to work on Thursdays from 2:30PM – 5:30PM.
• Must be able to travel to Manhattan.
$15-20 per hour of teaching class.
Please contact

2019-20 AISC Scholarship Application Now Open!

2019-20 AISC Scholarship Application Now Open!

AISC Scholarships: More Than $138,000 To Be Awarded

AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction ), with funding from members of the steel construction community, will award more than $138,000 in student scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year. New this year, architecture majors are eligible for a select number of AISC Scholarships funded by the AISC Education Foundation.

The application for the 2019-20 AISC Scholarships program can be accessed through our scholarships website. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. Winners will be announced in August.

To view eligibility requirements, a full list of available scholarships, and to link to the application, visit

Maria Mnookin
AISC University Programs
American Institute of Steel Construction

130 E Randolph Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601

AISC | Smarter. Stronger. Steel.

AISES Summer Internship Program 2019

AISES Summer Internships
Application Deadline: February 15, 2019

The AISES(American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. Placing students in 10-week summer positions with partner agencies, the program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks.

Open Internships: 

  • BMM Test Labs Internship
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

One or two positions are available with AISES partner, BMM Test Labs. The internships will be located in Las Vegas, NV. The Intern will assist test engineers as part of a team responsible for: assessing gaming technology integrity, accountability and functionality; performing statistical analysis of gaming device and game probabilities; reviewing gaming device and system source code and assisting with the development of testing procedures.

  • Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Internships
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

Three positions are available with AISES partner, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Two positions will be available in BPA’s Transmission Services in Vancouver, WA and another position will be open in BPA’s Fish & Wildlife Program at the BPA Headquarters in Portland, OR. Applicants must be pursuing one the following degrees: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Environmental, Natural Resources or Wildlife Sciences majors.

  • USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory Internship
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

Two positions are available with AISES partner USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), the national wood research laboratory within the U.S. Forest Service. The internship will be located at the city Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin. Interns will work in the Forest Service Products Laboratory and in the field with supervisor. For the Engineering-related position, the focus will be on timber highway bridges, historic covered truss-bridges, and bridge inspection practices. For the Marketing-related position, the focus will be on technology transfer of key research results on tall-wood buildings, cross laminated timber (CLT) products, cellulose Nano-materials that have a significant market impact for the following industries: bio-chemical, bio-energy and bio-products.

Upcoming Internships

  • Two Internship Opportunities with VGT/Aristocrat in Franklin, Tennessee coming soon!

Founded in 1991, Video Gaming Technologies, Inc., is a leading North American developer, manufacturer and distributor of casino games for the Class II and emerging markets. The company has more than 20,000 terminals in more than 140 locations in the United States. For more information on AISES Scholarships and Internships please contact Brianna Hall at Email:  Ph: 720-552-6123, Ext. 119. Also, visit AISES

ASCE 2019 Mentoring Program Enrollment

College students are invited to join the fifth year of the Younger Member Forum’s Mentoring Program. Mentoring groups will consist of three to four people: a college student(s), intermediate level professional mentor, and senior level professional mentor.

Participating in this program requires a 1.5 hour monthly commitment from March 2019 to December 2019. The kickoff event with all participants will be in March 2019, date and location TBD.

Each monthly meeting will feature a topic, i.e., getting feedback on LinkedIn profiles and resumes, work-life balance, etc. Each quarter, we will gather all of the mentoring groups together at Program Meetings for refreshments and networking.

New for 2019:

•The Mentor Committee has partner with others at the ASCE Met Section Younger Member Forum to offer new engagement events at local high schools to this year’s participants.
•The Mentor Committee has adopted a push to increase the availability of open spots in the program due to demand in recent years.
•This year, we will be offering select social events alongside our normal quarterly Program Meetings.
•We will also commend all participants at the program close with certificate for their time.
•The Younger Member Forum will also promote the program to our members on social media, newsletters and through sharing audio of our discussions.

If you are interested in participating in this program please fill out a short application online for College Students here.

The application deadline is Friday, February 22nd.

Contact the Mentoring Committee Co-Chair David Pecorini at with any questions, or if you are interested in being a part of the committee.

See the program flyer for more information.

*Note: Only college sophomores and juniors may apply since spots are limited. (Exceptions will be made for current seniors and graduate students who know that they will be staying in NYC the whole duration of the program.)

Entry level hire for an Assistant PM / Super position at Cross Management Corporation

Cross Management Corporation is looking for an entry level hire for an Assistant PM / Super position, preferably someone with some construction experience or had an internship at a construction company. There initial responsibilities would be mostly the paper side of construction (submittals, change orders, estimating, etc.) plus filling in for Supers on vacation, for after hours testing, small night projects, etc.

The job would start at $20 an hour (negotiable based on experience) with benefits and they do pay overtime. The most important thing is that they are knowledgeable, ambitious and passionate to grow in the industry. Also looking for experienced PMs, Supers and Estimators.

If interested and qualified, please send your resume to Juliet Menditto at

Company website:

Speak Up, Speak Out: A Youth Summit on Policing in New York City

On February 26, 2019, the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) in conjunction with NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research and the NYU Law Center on Race, Inequality & the Law, is hosting their first-ever youth summit at New York University Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012.

This gathering is an opportunity for young people ages 10-24 from across New York City to directly share their experiences with policing, identify problems in their communities, and recommend solutions to public safety and police oversight practitioners and academics. The insights shared by participants from this event will inform CCRB’s 2019 report on youth, which will be released later that year.

This event is free and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Event link

ASCE Scholarship Spring 2019,Apply now!

This spring, the ASCE Met Section will be awarding $5,000 scholarships. Recipients must be active ASCE student chapter members or high school seniors enrolled in an accredited civil engineering program. Students must attend (or be registered to attend) a college in the Met Section (NYC, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley) or be the child of a Met Section member. Additional details about the scholarships, including copies of the application forms and a list of past recipients are provided on the ASCE Met Section website:

The deadline for applications is on February 28, 2018.Apply now!

Women’s Leadership Forum at City Tech,registration is free!!

Register for FREE and join Women’s Leadership Forum at City Tech on


AIM is a one-day forum that will enable women at all levels of leadership – from CEO and mid-level managers to field professionals and students – to engage in a series of practical workshops and action-generating conversations. During this event, we will provide attendees with leadership strategies, practical skills and new ways of thinking about their presence and future in the building industry. AIM’s goal is to engage attendees in the process of building their professional and personal leadership plan. The take-away from this event is an invaluable one – a practical growth strategy for 2019 and beyond. Meet women leaders in all phases of their career. The AIM Forum has been designed for women in the building industry at various stages in their careers. The forum is designed to integrate the needs of key professional levels, all of which are integrally tied to growing women in one of the country’s fastest growing markets – construction.