Internship with Natural Areas Conservancy

Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC)

Paid Summer Internship Announcement

Job Title: Summer 2017 Ecological Assessment Paid Internships

Job Location: Graduate Positions and Undergraduate Positions available with reporting locations in New York City (Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn)

Duration: 8-12 weeks, 35 hours/week, during June 4 – August 24, 2017

              

Internship:

The Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC) will lead an ecological assessment of the natural resources of NYC Parks. Student interns will be trained and will work under the supervision of NAC ecologists. All interns will collect vegetation and site condition data in forests, wetlands, and grasslands. This position is approximately 90% field work (outdoors) and 10% office work.

Main tasks include:

  • Report promptly and directly to field sites and work as part of a team of three interns conducting ecological site assessments as directed
  • Accurately locate assessment plots using Trimble GPS on foot and carrying 30 lbs. packs
  • Accurately collect data such as understory plant species identification, percent cover vegetation, woody species identification, tree diameter, tree height, tree canopy health, coarse woody debris, human use and impacts and additional site attributes according to assessment protocols
  • Document, download, and edit field data daily or as needed on computer data recorders or paper datasheets
  • Assist in data entry as needed

To apply send:

  1. Statement of interest & career goals (SICG). Please indicate the Borough(s) in which you are willing to work.
  2. Resume (R)
  3. Copy of unofficial transcripts (UOT)

To: Helen.forgione@parks.nyc.gov

All applications must be submitted prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on: April 7, 2017

Please send all materials electronically as PDF files with each labeled follows:

  1. 2017_last name_first init._SICG (i.e. ‘2017_Jones_J_SICG.pdf’);
  2. 2017_last name, first init_R (i.e. ‘2017_Jones_J_R.pdf’);
  3. 2017_last name, first init_UOT (i.e. ‘2017_Jones_J_UOT.pdf’)

Internship with The College Board’s Access to Opportunity program

Access to Opportunity Internship

Job ID:  AL20170703-43280 Description:

ABOUT THE COLLEGE BOARD

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program.

We are committed to increasing the number of students who earn a college degree and are prepared to succeed in the 21st century. Today’s College Board works with middle schools, high schools, community colleges, four-year colleges, policymakers and state education agencies to achieve this mission. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators schools. www.collegeboard.org

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

The College Board’s Internship Program is an exciting chance to develop new skills while contributing to an organization that is committed to the transformation of education in America through college readiness for all students.

The Internship Program presents a unique opportunity to highly talented students who wish to develop strengths in core skills, and to obtain real-world work experience. The College Board is committed to our Internship Program and ensures that each student receives mentoring, experiences a variety of assignments that allow for collaboration with diverse groups across the organization, and focuses on defined deliverables.

  • Internship based out of our New York City headquarters
  • 8 – 12 week program
  • Paid internship (hourly rate)
  • 20 – 40 hour work week, depending on specific position

FEATURED INTERNSHIP AREA

The College Board’s Access to Opportunity program is designed to identify and break down barriers that prevent – particularly low-income, first-generation, rural, African American, Latino, and Native American students – from taking challenging course work and applying to, enrolling in, and succeeding in colleges that are the best academic, social, and financial fit.  Our mission is to help all students make the most of the opportunities they’ve earned.  The Access to Opportunity Department seeks an intern to engage in a variety of projects and campaigns including student and counselor outreach.  The responsibilities would include but not limited to the following:

–        Assist in building the concept and provide market analysis for a campaign designed to target students who are the first in their respective families to attend college, as well as the organizations and constituents that support those students.

–        Support the creation of a toolkit designed to target students and their families in the college planning process.

–        Support the efforts of the SMS texting pilot and virtual advising campaign targeting students.  Assist in the process of content development.

–        Participate in the work associated with our Annual Fall mailing.   Assist content experts to define / refine the mailing components.  Support the development of corresponding counselor treatments as well as post-campaign analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • You must be a current Junior or rising Senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s or Graduate degree program
  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A
  • Prior internship experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office productivity tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Desire to learn, explore and be challenged outside of comfort zone
  • Interest in working for a mission-oriented, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving education
  • Committed to working the entire agreed upon internship period


APPLY

If you are interested in an Internship at the College Board and you meet our qualifications, please apply by visiting our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careers. No phone calls will be accepted. All resumes must have G.P.A and expected graduation dates.

The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required.

Requirements:

Desired Travel None
Areas of Expertise Administrative Support
Highest Level of Education High School Degree
Job Type Internship
Location New York, NY
Years of Relevant Experience 0-1

 

Google Summer of Code

We want to spread the word about a paid internship summer program sponsored by Google, called “Google Summer of Code”. It’s actually *not* an internship at Google, but there are several companies who propose to have student interns for a 3-month programming project in many different disciplines. Students can browse the list, decide which projects they might be interested to join, submit a proposal, and if accepted they are paired with a mentor and program away for 3 months from May 30th to August 21st.

The deadline for student proposals is April 4.

Link:

https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/

Google Summer of Code

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CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program – Deadline Jan 31, 2016!

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

Murmur Digital Storytelling Internship – Fall 2015

Murmur [http://murmurco.com] is a digital storytelling agency in NYC.

Murmur is currently working on a new way to tell journalism stories for mobile. They are seeking an intern from either the documentary or journalism fields, who is willing to conduct research on contemporary and historical events, and help write short entries about those events. This project is particularly interested in engaging readers in multiple POVs about these events.

For example, if you were in the shoes of Harry Truman, would you have dropped the bomb on Japan? There are two major perspectives on this issue, each backed up by evidence. This project will be examining both historical and contemporary news items in this way.

This is an unpaid internship with flexible hours for Fall 2015.

If interested, please contact Mike Knowlton at mike@murmurco.com

Verdant Internship

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Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the production of presentations, boards, publications, newsletters, and portfolios;
  • Develop content for website and social media;
  • Assist with market research and business development activities;
  • Coordinate production of qualifications packages, proposals, presentation materials in Adobe InDesign;
  • Coordinate social media content.

Qualifications:

  • Matriculated in a college/university for Marketing, Art History, English, Philosophy, or Critical Theory;
  • Has a passion for branding, business development, and marketing with a genuine interest in press, social media, public image;
  • An interest in art, graphic design, and urbanism an asset;
  • Strong command of English language required;
  • Strong aesthetic sense required;
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Able to commit between 20 to 40 hours per week.

Details: http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/124661804/internship-creative-writing-critical-theory-philosophy-brainstorming-urbanism-landscape

EngenderHealth Communications Intern

TITLE:  Communications Intern
PROGRAM/OFFICE: External Relations, New York, NY
REPORTS TO: Director, External Relations
LENGTH/TIMELINE: Summer 2015; 20 – 35 hours/week

EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.

See details here.

Institute of International Education (IIE) Internship

Research Internship, Research & Evaluation Division
New York, NY

About the Institute of International Education:

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is among the world’s largest and most experienced international exchange organizations, dedicated to increasing the capacity of people to think and work on a global and intercultural basis. Founded in 1919 as an independent, nonprofit organization, IIE is committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors and donors.

About the Research and Evaluation Division:

The internship is based in IIE’s New York Office with the Research and Evaluation division, which conducts research and evaluation projects on behalf of the U.S. government and other private and public sponsors.  The intern will work on IIE’s Open Doors® (www.iie.org/opendoors[iie.org]), an annual statistical survey of international educational mobility in the United States.  By assisting with Open Doors, the intern will have an opportunity to gain experience working on a large-scale national research project that is a valued resource in the field of international education. The intern will also assist with Project Atlas® (www.iie.org/projectatlas[iie.org]), a global community of national agencies, country representatives and academic mobility researchers who collaborate to collect and report comparable data on global student mobility.

Internship Scope of Work:

The intern will help with survey administration, data cleaning, and data analysis related to Open Doors and Project Atlas.  The intern will participate in preparing presentations, graphics, website updates, and research reports. Skills required include basic knowledge of survey research and basic statistics, attention to detail, strong analytical ability, and proficiency in Excel.   Knowledge of SPSS is beneficial, but not required.

See details here