2019-2020 Fellowship and Internship Opportunities at the American Philosophical Society Library
The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia invites applications for long and short-term research fellowships for scholars working in all fields, and especially those working on projects pertaining to the history of science, technology, and medicine; early American history; and Native American and Indigenous Studies. The Library is also accepting applications for its 8-week Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Summer Undergraduate Internship program.
The strongest applications will demonstrate a clear need to consult materials housed in the APS Library and will list which collections will be used during the fellowship term. Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to our collections are available online at www.amphilsoc.org/library [amphilsoc.org].
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Summer Undergraduate Internship
These paid 8-week internships provide three talented undergraduates with the opportunity to conduct research, to explore career possibilities in archives and special collections, and to learn about advanced training in Native American and Indigenous Studies and related fields. The internship will take place from mid-June to mid-August 2019. During this time students will work at the APS Library and will also have the opportunity to travel to Native communities to share their work. The stipend is between $3000 and $3500 (depending on housing costs), plus a travel allowance.
Further information about the internship and application process can be found at https://apply.interfolio.com/56020 [apply.interfolio.com].
Faculty and Staff researchers should review the additional opportunities below.
CUNY-Wide Undergraduate Leadership Opportunity
Please share with CUNY undergraduate students – Apply here by June 1, 2018 !
Dear Colleagues, Students, Alumni, and Friends,
The Futures Initiative Leadership Program provides up to twenty-five undergraduate students from any CUNY campus with opportunities to develop leadership and peer mentoring skills. Students will receive a stipend for their contribution as well as support for transportation and cultural enrichment activities.They will participate in a variety of professional development workshops and and opportunities designed to build community leadership skills and support success in school and beyond.
This year’s program will combine a one-day summer institute with regular opportunities to meet, reflect, gain new skills, and join in intellectual discussions at the Graduate Center, while also helping to provide resources, advice, and support to fellow students throughout the academic year. Students gain a variety of skills that will be beneficial for many careers that require collaboration, learning with and from others, building trust, and striving toward shared and common goals, and contribution to a larger public good.
We invite you to apply for this program by completing the Application form by Friday June 1.
For more details about the program, including eligibility and participation requirements, please visit our website. For a glimpse into last year’s program, visit http://futuresinitiative.org/mentors.
The CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP) is a ten-week intensive research program that will run from June 6 – August 11, 2016 and is open to undergraduates completing their sophomore or junior year. CUNY Community College students with at least 30 credits at the time of application are also encouraged to apply. The program offers hands-on research with faculty mentorship to students interested in Environmental Science, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Photonics, and Structural Biology. A $4,000 stipend, housing, and metro cards are available to successful applicants.
This year’s application process will end at January 31, 2016 at 11:59pm. Students must complete the online application form, submit a personal statement, letter of recommendation, and transcripts, which can be found here: http://www.cuny.edu/research/sr/csurp/guidelines.html
See below for a fantastic opportunity to work with the Frick Collection:
The Frick Collection is now accepting applications for the 2014-16 Teaching Fellows Program. This exciting new initiative is open to highly motivated undergraduate art history majors and graduate students in the humanities who are interested in complementing their studies by teaching from original works of art. Beyond receiving the equivalent of a course in museum education and the opportunity to lead Guided School Visits for schoolchildren in grades 5-12, Teaching Fellows will find community at the Frick and receive compensation for their dedication to gallery teaching. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in the growing field of museum education and a rare chance to teach with masterpieces at one of the most prestigious museums in the country.
To learn more about how to become a Teaching Fellow, please visit http://www.frick.org/careers/fellowships.
Olivia Powell, PhD
Associate Museum Educator for Academic Programs
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
City Tech will have its First Graduate School/Professional School Fair at this year’s Emerging and Honors Scholars poster session. Eleven plus schools (CCNY, CUNY Grad Center, CUNY Professional Studies, Hofstra University, John Jay, LIU, NYIT, NYU Poly, St. John’s Law School, Touro Graduate School of Business, and others) and two fellowship programs (Math for America and The Woodrow Wilson Fellowship) will be represented. Below is a poster for the Graduate School Fair. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about:
- Various schools and programs
- The benefits of a graduate degree
- Scholarships and fellowships
- Admissions requirements
The Graduate Schools will have tables in Namm 119 from 11 am – 2 pm on Thursday December 5, 2013.
Fellowship opportunities for faculty and for emerging, early, or mid-career artists through CLAGS, the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies.
Job Description: The Huffington Post is seeking editorial fellows to join its New York office. Do you love the internet? Are you the person who has the viral video before everyone else? Do you obsessively check Facebook and Twitter? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post.
Applicants should be hungry self-starters eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for go-getter news and internet junkies with strong web skills to work closely with various editorial teams. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.
- Writing headlines, packaging stories, and video content
- Monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories
- Pitch and produce shareable content for a social media audience
- Aid in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts
Requirements for success:
- Insatiable appetite for news and the desire to make things go crazy on the web
- Strong research and writing skills
- Proficiency with social media
- Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask
- Creativity and willingness to think outside the box
- Ability to receive constructive criticism and learn from feedback
- A passion for the Huffington Post and its editorial mission
This fellowship is located in our New York office, located in Greenwich Village. Our fellowship usually lasts four to six months and is a paid program that we use to identify potential full-time hires — in other words, fellows are considered to be in training from the moment they begin. Our program ensures that fellows learn everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. Fellows have the chance discover whether HuffPost is the sort of place you want to launch your career.
Apply at http://corp.aol.com/careers Requisition # 125713BR
The Asian American Writer’s Workshop is looking for five new Fellows for our magazine, Open City:
Open City, an online magazine published by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, documents the pulse of metropolitan Asian America as it’s being lived on the streets of New York right now. Covered by the Wall Street Journal and NPR, a collaborative partner with the New Museum and the Museum of Chinese in America, Open City grants a $5,000 fellowship, career guidance, and publishing opportunities to five Creative Nonfiction Fellows to write and produce both short-form and long-form editorial content on the vibrant immigrant communities of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
If you’re an emerging creative nonfiction writer looking for financial support, a place to publish and career mentorship, apply to become a Creative Nonfiction Fellow.
Editor | Open City
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Sixth Floor, NY, NY 10001
(212) 494-0061 tel
www.aaww.org | opencitymag.com | @aaww