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Internship opportunity: New York City Council

NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING

Position: Summer Intern

Work Hours: 10-15 per week

Office: Council Member Andrew Cohen

Number of Positions: 1

Open Date: February 20, 2015

Close Date: March 31, 2015

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Office of Council Member Andrew Cohen is seeking a motivated intern with an interest in public service, city government, legislation, and public policy. Interns are expected to undertake projects on budget initiatives, answering and addressing constituent concerns, planning and participating in community outreach events, in addition to the various administrative duties that are part of running a city council office.

REQUIREMENTS

Interns must be capable of creative and analytical thinking, possess strong oral and written communication skills, display initiative and determination, and serve as a good representative of New York City Council.

Undergraduate/graduate students currently enrolled in a college or university, in good standing, are encouraged to apply.

This is an unpaid internship.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume by March 31, 2015:

E-MAIL: KTheobald@council.nyc.gov

FAX: (212) 791-5266

Attention: Kate Theobald

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Participate in current research study

Interested in participating in research (described below) conducted at the CUNY Graduate Center? Anyone interested may contact:  secondgeneration@gc.cuny.edu

SPANISH SPEAKERS NEEDED FOR A LANGUAGE STUDY

Our study aims to offer new evidence into the nature of language change in the Spanish speaking community of New York City. In the first session, participants will listen to Spanish sentences while we measure the brain’s reactions using ERPs (Event Related Potentials). In the second session, participants will provide acceptability judgments about Spanish sentences. The ERP procedure involves wearing a sensor cap during the experiment and is completely non-invasive.

**Participants must meet the following selection criteria:**

First Generation Spanish Speakers

OR

Second Generation Spanish Speakers

• 18 – 50 years old

• 18 – 50 years old

• Came to the US after age 18

• Born in the US or arrived before age 8

• Born and raised in Spanish-speaking Latin American country

• Parents born and raised in Cuba, Dominican Republic, or Puerto Rico

Participants who meet the selection criteria after screening will be paid $80 for completion of the study.

Total expected time commitment: 4 hours (over 2 sessions)

Testing will take place at:

The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Ave. (between 34th & 35th)

New York, New York 10016

For further information, please contact:

Gita Martohardjono (Principal Investigator) Second Language Acquisition Laboratory The Graduate Center, CUNY

secondgeneration@gc.cuny.edu or (212) 817-8525

This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board of CUNY Graduate Center.

NEST: Noyce Explorers, Scholars, Teachers

NEST: Noyce Explorers, Scholars, Teachers

A NSF Funded Initiative to Develop Extraordinary STEM Teachers

Interested in becoming a high school or middle school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Teacher in New York?

The NEST initiative will

  • Provide early classroom teaching experiences
  • Mentor you toward and through STEM teacher training
  • Provide exciting Science and Teaching workshops
  • Offer Scholarships

How can you get involved? How much will you get paid?

  • Teaching Internships $750/semester
  • 3-week Summer STEM workshop $600
  • Exciting STEM workshops in Spring and Fall
  • Scholarships for Future STEM Teachers $10,000/year

Attending information sections

  • February 19, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • March 2, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • April 16, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • May 7, 2105, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908

To apply or for more information contact Noyce Program Coordinator, Ms. Lusine Gasparyan, cuny889@gmail.com or

Dr. Fangyang Shen
Computer Systems Technology
Office: N1000
Email: fshen@citytech.cuny.edu

Dr. Andrew Douglas
Department of Mathematics
Office: N707
Email: adouglas@citytech.cuny.edu

Center for Fiction: Event Internship

Here’s a great internship opportunity for anyone interested in contemporary fiction, but also those interested in lots of the things that students in Communication Design and Entertainment Technology do. Here’s what Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer, wrote about the internship:

Event Internship

We are looking for interns to work specifically at our literary events, helping with setup (sound, promotional materials, refreshments, book selling, etc.), and the execution of the event (audience control, photography, videotaping, reception, etc.). A background or interest in event planning, and/or theater production would be helpful as well as knowledge of A/V, although not required. Some heavy lifting is necessary for the position. This internship is a great way to gain experience in event production and to connect to an amazing line-up of authors. This is a nonpaying position, but access to an extensive fiction library, study space and use of our Writers Studio is available. Interested candidates should email Linda McBride, linda@centerforfiction.org, with a brief cover letter and their resume. Please include the title of the internship in the subject line.

Essential Job Functions: Assist with set up and execution of regular author, music, and other events; set up book sale table and handle sales; assist event producer in promotion of events

Schedule: PT, afternoon and nights – 8-15 hours per week

Qualifications: Interest in books and/or event production; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong social media skills a plus, but not required

See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/about/internships


Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer
The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
www.centerforfiction.org

LSAMP opportunities–and welcome, Marvin Bennett!

Let’s welcome City Tech’s new LSAMP Coordinator, Marvin Bennett! Here’s a great research opportunity through LSAMP:

New York City

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

NSF                                         LSAMP

Want to do research but don’t know where to start?

  • Learn more about the New York City Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP) Program and how it may be beneficial to you
  • Stipends range from $1000-$5000, depending on the number of academic credits completed at the time of applying. See the application for details.

Time commitment:

Summer: 25-30 hours per week for 10 weeks

Semester: 12-15 hours per week for 14 weeks

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Ethnicity: African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander
  • Full time Student (12 credits or more) at City Tech
  • Majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Contact:

Marvin Bennett
Activity Coordinator
Phone: 718-260-5529
E-mail:mbennett@citytech.cuny.edu

Planned Parenthood internship

PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA
NATIONAL OFFICE
NEW YORK, CITY

6 Month Fellowship – Office of the President

Position Summary:

The OOP Fellow assists in the Office of the President.  The OOP Fellow assists in all content and operational areas including scheduling, operations/infrastructure, special events, administrative tasks and special projects.

In this position, the OOP Fellow will assist the team in correspondence, scheduling & advance procedures, meeting & calendar strategy, special event planning and board meeting preparation.

The OOP Fellow will interact regularly with the Director of the OOP, OOP Administrative Manager, Manager of Board Affairs and the Scheduler to the President.

This Fellowship is a full-time, paid Fellowship with an ideal commitment of 6 months, September through March.

Responsibilities:

  • Correspondence: drafts, tracks and prints letters
  • Event Planning: coordinates logistics for office meetings and events
  • Board Support: provides administrative and logistical support for Board Affairs
  • General Administration: database work, administrative tasks, mailings, processing of expense reports and pay orders
  • Special Projects: as assigned

Skills:

  • Excellent MS Office Suite skills: including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with MS Outlook, Adobe and presentation/design software a plus
  • Detailed oriented
  • Unflappable
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Sense of humor

General Experience:

  • Experience in an internship or fellowship program ideally working with senior management, the Executive Director or CEO/President’s office.

Education:

  • Junior or Senior year (undergraduate), Recent Graduate, Graduate Student

Planned Parenthood of America is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. Planned Parenthood of America does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood Federation of America is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

 

*LI-SB2

Requirements:
Travel none
Expertise Administrative Support
Education Bachelor
Job Type Temporary
Location NY – NYC
Years of Experience 0-1 years
Preferred Language English

APPLY NOW!