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
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:
To apply send:
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
|Areas of Expertise||Administrative Support|
|Highest Level of Education||High School Degree|
|Location||New York, NY|
|Years of Relevant Experience||0-1|
From Legal Outreach, an opportunity that might appeal to students, especially those in Math Education. Follow the link below for further information including salary.
Summer SAT Class Tutor Job Description:
Legal Outreach is on the lookout for ten talented, knowledgeable SAT tutors who want to be part of a transformative experience that empowers youth from underserved populations. In past years, our Summer SAT course has shown an average score increase of 307 points, with some students scoring over 500 points higher on their final exam. As you know, results like that make all the difference in the world when it comes time to apply to college.
We [Legal Outreach] will be hiring five Math/Science and five English/Reading tutors for an intensive summer session designed to prepare high school juniors for entrance into top 50 colleges and universities. Despite the “tutor” moniker, these instructors will be working with classrooms, not individuals. Each tutor will deliver a five-week curriculum of SAT material to a class of 10-12 students. Tutors will work in Math – Reading/Writing teams to co-teach a classroom. For example, the Reading/Writing tutor may teach in the morning while the Math tutor lesson plans and helps manage the classroom. Tutors will also observe separate workshops taught by test prep professionals to the same students, taking care to complement the lessons when planning their own. They will work from a developed curriculum while expanding exercises for their own students as needed. Orientation and training will be provided prior to start of the course, and tutors will work closely with permanent Legal Outreach staff who oversee the program.
This is the perfect position for college students, alumni, and graduate students who excelled on the SAT or ACT and are interested in gaining valuable teaching and leadership experience while making a measurable difference in students’ lives over the summer.
Click on link for the job details:
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.
The Folger Institute has a unique opportunity in early modern drama and the digital humanities for undergraduates to explore plays NOT written by Shakespeare.
Opening the Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama: Skills, Tools, and Texts
Undergraduate workshop, June 26 – 30, 2017
We invite applications from rising juniors and seniors for an undergraduate workshop hosted by the Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama. Students will have the chance to acquire digital humanities experience, research perspectives, and editorial skills while engaging with the drama of Shakespeare’s contemporaries. Participants will craft their own projects in small teams under the guidance and mentorship of visiting faculty. They will explore early modern play texts from a variety of angles, which may include, but are not limited to:
Performance: Staging early modern drama
Book history: Playing companies, playwrights, and publishers
Corpus analysis: Genres, topics, and computational approaches
Linguistics: stylometrics and word histories
Editing early modern plays: preparing a scholarly edition
Experience with digital humanities tools and techniques is not required, and all majors are encouraged to apply. This workshop is open to American undergraduates, preferably rising juniors and seniors. A stipend and housing is provided.
Application deadline: 1 March 2017
Further information here:
The Emerging Scholars Program provides a $500 stipend for full-time students (enrolled for 12 or more credits) and a $250 stipend for part-time students (enrolled in 11 or fewer credits) for conducting research with a faculty member. The purpose of the program is to provide students with an opportunity to apply what was learned in the class room to discover new knowledge, to solve real-world problems and to develop professionally while working with faculty to advance scholarly endeavors. The program includes specially designed workshops offered by the Honors Scholars and other programs and participation in a biannual poster session. Some funding for student travel to professional conferences to present results is also available. This is the second part of a two-part application, to be filled out by the student interested in participating in the Emerging Scholars program in Fall 2016.
Part I can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EmergingScholars
CUNY Diversity Projects Development Fund (DPDF) College Assistantship for Spring 2016 at New York City College of Technology Fund Description The City University of New York (CUNY) Diversity Projec…
The City University of New York’s 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (C-SURP) invites applications from talented undergraduates interested in research careers in the sciences. Specific fields of research include:
C-SURP is a ten-week program that offers hands-on research experience and is open to students interested in five key research areas: environmental science, nanoscience, neuroscience, photonics, and structural biology.
All CUNY undergraduates completing their sophomore or junior year may apply. CUNY Community College students with at least 30 credits at the time of application are also encouraged to apply. CSURP is also open to students enrolled at universities in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
PLEASE NOTE: The program runs from June 6 – August 11, 2016, offers students limited housing, and includes a $4,000 stipend and three monthly Metro Cards. Successful applicants will be matched with a faculty mentor at one of CUNY’s eleven senior colleges.