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Sunday
03/28/21

Explore Health and Elderly Friendliness in Nigeria through Mentored Projects

Posted by Tim on March 28, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, New Programs

   
  Explore Health and Elderly Friendliness in Nigeria through Mentored Projects 

Join us on Thursday, April 8 at 9 a.m., to learn about Primary Health Care and Management, an organization in Nigeria, and explore engagement opportunities through the Project Portal.  

Register Here 

Join ELN for a conversation with Dr. Martins Ogundeji (Executive Director) and Gideon Adeniyi (Program Officer) from Primary Health Care and Management (PriHEMAC) in Oyo State Nigeria. PriHEMAC seeks to promote the health status and well-being of susceptible members of the community with a focus on the elderly as well as mothers and children. PriHEMAC provides day care services, consultancy, advocacy research and partnership activities, and trainings. Learn about past student projects focusing on elderly friendliness, public health, and digital badges, and explore new and emerging opportunities and priorities for engagement. 

All students and project ideas are welcomed.  Explore all Global NGO Projects 
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Friday
03/26/21

CISCO Internships and Jobs Information Session April 1st

Posted by Tim on March 26, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Internships, Networking, Workshops

When It’s Just Right

ONE WEEK AWAY!   For those with non-tech or tech backgrounds… Event will take place on April 1st at 12 noon

How do you know if a company is “The One?” The company that gets you excited about their impact, mission, or culture that makes you want to say, “I WANT TO WORK THERE!”

The answer is attending an Employer Info. Session.

Join a UB alum from Cisco where he’ll share all the latest information about the company and opportunities they have for you!

As the worldwide leader in networking, Cisco is transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.

Cisco has internship and job opportunities for those with and without a technical background!

Learn more about Cisco.

Register for the Cisco Employer Info. Session now!


See you soon!
-Your friends at Career Services

P.S. – Show your skills by having questions ready to ask during the employer info session. Check out our list of questions and conversation starters to help you get started. Also, get your resume ready with your 24/7 instant resume review using VMock.

Monday
03/15/21

UB Hillel 8 Week PAID Summer Internship

Posted by Tim on March 15, 2021 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Student Job Opportunities

Hillel Summer Internship Program

Need a job this summer that will enhance your resume? The Hillel Summer Internship Program is an 8-week paid internship and cohort experience open to incoming Jewish sophomores, juniors and seniors who are either enrolled in a Buffalo area university or who are from Buffalo and attend schools out of town. Students will be placed in internships across Buffalo that match their professional goals and that will provide them with relevant, hands-on experience and mentorship. On Fridays students will participate in professional development and immersive learning experiences, such as a networking power lunch with local Jewish professionals, volunteering with local non-profits, and exploring Buffalo’s start-up scene. Internships are available in a variety of fields in both the non-profit and business sectors. Applications are due Wednesday, March 31st. Visit https://www.hillelofbuffalo.org/summer-internship-program for more info and to apply.

Saturday
03/06/21

2021 EOP Virtual Summer Bridge Program

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, New Programs

Hello, 

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is currently hiring students for our upcoming 2021 Virtual Summer Bridge Program. The student staff application is live and available to download on our website.  The Summer Bridge Program is an intensive five-week academic and growth development program designed to facilitate the transition of students from high school to college. The program’s goals are to give new incoming students a head start towards a successful college experience and the opportunity to begin building community with other students. 

Summer Staff Position Expectations

•                     Must be in good standing with the College

•                     Exhibit a positive attitude and ability to motivate others

•                     Strong interpersonal and communication skills

•                     Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people

•                     Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to assist others

•                     Serve as a role model for incoming students

•                     Answer questions about both social and academic aspects of college life

•                     Promote interaction among groups of new students during small group discussions, icebreakers and activities

•                     Uphold all program and university policies and procedures

•                     Complete staff training for final appointment 

Position Salary 

•                     Counselor Assistant (CA)

•                     $2,000 Stipend 

For more information on the application process, please click here

Saturday
03/06/21

Information Sessions: Apply to be a 2021-2022 Diversity Advocate

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Information Session, Internships

Thurs. March 11, 7 – 8 p.m. | Apply to be a Diversity Advocate in the Intercultural and Diversity Center. Diversity Advocates are student interns committed to promoting diversity, advocacy and social justice on campus and in the community. Learn more about the position by attending these info. sessions on Zoom

Tuesday
03/02/21

Social Media/Marketing Internship Opportunity at Marcia C. Brogan Agency

Posted by Tim on March 2, 2021 in Honors Experiences, Internships

The Marcia C. Brogan Agency LLC is in need of a social media marketing person to advance the business social media presence of this small women-owned insurance agency. I am expecting to have someone that has experience in the social media field to help develop a social media strategic plan. The applicant will gain knowledge of various platforms and which platform is best to increase revenues. The strategic plan will include the following: 
  • create a timeline using the platforms such as Facebook, linked in, Instagram, and Twitter for a social media campaign
  • knowledge of the various platforms to help develop a constructive and meaningful presence in the social marketplace to increase interactions and obtain followers
  • research on the effectiveness of posts, including days and times for the most interaction
  • what entices people to “follow” or “like” a business page  
  • research on business topics that are most effective to gain insurance clients
  • suggestions of topic and length of posts  
  • how to reach a diverse population to educate and empower them
  • how to answer their need by linking other groups to our page
  • ways to engage with other business groups interact with our page
  • research on age and gender of an audience of who responds to posts and how
    • what is the average viewer  
  • ways to reach a wider range of client base  
  • reach those that need it the most by removing the intimidation of insurance jargon
  • research which type of post offers the most action items such as comments, likes, shares
  • design a specific campaign for childcare providers to interact which can lead to a business opportunity
  • create a contest and find a way that will engage them to participate
  • provide opportunities to educate to help them become a successful entrepreneur
  • link them to other sites that can help them in their mission
  • research and implement a platform for registration on Brogan website to track emails track social media to a revenue increase
  • ways to market effectively to those acquired emails
  • Compare the various platforms to compare statistics on which is better for information placement
  • Compare and contrast the various platforms and their advanced marketing levels
  • To work remotely about 3-5 hours a week, flexible hours, with school breaks included
  • Resume required to mbrogan@niagaranational.com
  • MarciaBroganInsuranceAgency.com
Saturday
02/27/21

Apply to be a part of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa

Posted by Tim on February 27, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, New Programs, Student Job Opportunities

The Summer Institute (SI) is a two-week creative writing and cultural exchange program for participants age 18-22 from Pakistan, India, and the U.S.

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the SI will be held virtually in 2021. Students from all disciplines – the arts, humanities, sciences, and everything in between – are welcome to apply! This program is free for accepted applicants and will focus on creative writing and the power of narrative. 

Attendees take part in collaborative workshops focused on their creative work, in seminars to expand literary knowledge of diverse global literatures, in special seminars on the craft of writing, and in activities designed to forge new lines of understanding and shared purpose among its community of writers. The SI is an opportunity to see writing as a form of action – a personally-empowering skill that can be employed for social change.

The Summer Institute is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad.

For more information, go to:

https://iwp.uiowa.edu/programs/summer-institute

Saturday
02/13/21

Young Leaders Access Program 2021

Posted by Tim on February 13, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

As a member of its Board of Directors, I am excited to inform you that applications for MCW Global’s 2021 Young Leaders Access Program are now available.

The program is open to young people between 18 and 26 who want to further develop their leadership and project management skills in a global setting. A critical component of the program is mentorship – where participants are paired up with a mentor for an entire year to help plan and work on something they care about.

We are looking for passionate youth who want to invest in their personal and professional development, and would appreciate it if you can share the opportunity with your network and the young people you interact with. 

To read more about the program, please click here.

Also, attached is a flyer you might use.

We hope to have youth from your professional and personal network apply to the program.

Monday
01/11/21

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program Deadline February 8

Posted by Tim on January 11, 2021 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program is a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in a field related to robotics. The program provides opportunities for high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students and postgraduates to intern at federal national laboratories throughout the United States.  The EERE Robotics Internship Program is sponsored by the EERE Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO).

Apply Now!

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EERE-Robotics-2021

Why should I apply?

You will receive:

  • Hands-on experience in development of future robotics technical, engineering, and advanced manufacturing technologies
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Benefits include stipend, housing and inbound/outbound travel.
    • Stipends:  High school seniors and undergraduate students receive a $600 per week stipend; graduate students and postgraduates receive a $750 per week stipend
    • Housing Allowance: $150 per week for interns whose home location is more than 50 miles from the hosting facility
    • Inbound/Outbound Travel Reimbursement: Up to $1,000 to/from assigned location for interns whose home location is more than 50 miles from the hosting facility

Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2021.
  • Be a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduate of an accredited institution of higher education majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline related to robotics and/or manufacturing.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EERE-Robotics-2021

Deadline

Application and recommendations are due February 8, 2021, 4:00 PM EST.

For more information

Contact us at robotics.internships@orise.orau.gov.

Please share this information with friends and colleagues who may be interested in opportunities with DOE.

Wednesday
12/23/20

2021 Summer Internship Program-Undergraduate Student Research Van Andel Institute (VAI) laboratories

Posted by Tim on December 23, 2020 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

2021 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2021  

INTERNSHIP DETAILS 

The Summer Internship Programs are designed to provide undergraduate college students opportunities to be mentored by professionals in their chosen research field, to become familiar with the use of state-of-the-art scientific equipment and technology, and to learn valuable interpersonal and presentation skills. The goal of these programs is to expose undergraduate college students to exciting advances in biomedical sciences that will help define their career paths.  

For the 2021 Summer Internship Programs, interns will have the opportunity to work in the areas of cell biology, epigenetics, metabolism and nutritional programming, neurodegenerative science and structural biology. For more information on Van Andel Institute (VAI) laboratories, please click here.  

We expect to support 25 – 30 undergraduate student summer internships in VAI research laboratories. Interns will be paired with a scientific investigator and/or their designee for an intense 10-week research experience. Interns will gain an understanding of the latest research methods, instruments, and testing procedures. They will learn how to design experiments and see how their test results can contribute to a larger research project. At the end of each internship program, interns will give an oral presentation or poster presentation about their experience to VAI research staff.  

Thank you to our sponsors and their generous gifts to support summer internship programs: 

·        Meijer Foundation 

·        Maas Family Foundation – Hope College 

·        Van Andel Institute Purple Community – Hope College 

·        Van Andel Institute Graduate School 

PROGRAM TIMELINE 

Summer interns are required to begin on one of two program start dates:  

·        Session I: May 10, 2021 – July 16, 2021  

·        Session II: June 7, 2021- August 13, 2021  

COVID-19 may affect on-site internships. Updates on undergraduate summer internship programs will be provided by the Research Advisory Committee, VAI COVID-19 Task Force and the Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee at: https://vaigs.vai.org/undergrad-research/program-details/  

INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA  

Undergraduate college students must have completed at least one year of higher education (equivalent to 24 credit hours), be enrolled in a science/research related degree program and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.  

Students who have graduated before the start date of the summer internship program (May 10, 2021) are ineligible. If you are currently enrolled as a high school student or in a Master’s degree program, you are ineligible to participate in the undergraduate research summer internship program.  

Van Andel Institute is an Employment Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We strongly encourage undergraduate student applicants from minority serving institutions including historically black colleges & universities, tribal colleges & universities and Hispanic serving institutions, as well as McNair Scholars. 

International students are eligible to apply if they meet the requirements for the program and are legally permitted to work and earn income in the United States. Van Andel Institute does not sponsor visas for interns. 

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION  

An attachment (PDF file format) is required to support your online application:   

A cover letter, resume, and official transcript (or unofficial transcript) will need to be combined as a single PDF file and then uploaded as an attachment with your online application: 

·        A cover letter indicating why you would like to participate in this summer internship and your career goals; 

·        A resume, which includes your education, research experience, skills, volunteer experience, and publications (if any); 

·        Official (or unofficial) transcripts from your college or university. It is important to note you will be responsible for uploading your transcripts to your online application. Any transcripts received via email or from your institutions transcripts delivery service will not be accepted.  

Additional application materials required: 

·        Two (2) current letters of recommendation (due by February 5, 2021) to support your application. Ask professors, research mentors and/or supervisors to submit letters of recommendation, on institute letterhead, in PDF electronic format to undergrad@vai.edu or mailed to the following address:   

Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee (98001/VAIGS)  

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program  

 Van Andel Institute Graduate School / Van Andel Institute

 333 Bostwick Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2518  

HOW TO APPLY 

Before beginning the online employment application, combine your cover letter, resume and transcript as a single pdf file.  

COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION

1.     Click the ”APPLY” button to start VAI’s online employment application   

2.     Review and accept the application certification to continue with completing the online application 

3.     Complete the remainder of the online application including:   

                           i.          Contact information  

                          ii.          Using the “resume/CV document” feature, upload the single PDF file with your cover letter, resume and transcript after you enter your contact information 

                         iii.          Job preferences  

                        iv.          Work authorization status  

                          v.          Education  

                        vi.          Profile attachments – As long as you uploaded your cover letter, resume and transcript under the contact information section, you will not need to upload any additional documents under profile attachments section 

                       vii.          Resume/CV content – As long as you uploaded your cover letter, resume and transcript under the contact information section, you will not need to upload any additional documents under the resume/cv content section 

                      viii.          Pre-employment questions for undergraduate student applicants 

a.     There are 16 pre-employment questions in total.  

b.     All provided fields/sections must be completed accurately and thoroughly for consideration in the Undergraduate Research Student Summer Internship Program 

c.      Please make sure you have reviewed the VAI faculty profiles before answering pre-employment questions. Faculty profiles can be reviewed in alphabetical order by the Lead Investigator’s last name or by research area (or center) 

                        ix.          Voluntary-Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  

                          x.          Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability  

                        xi.          Review Reasonable Accommodation Notice  

INTERVIEW & SELECTION PROCESS 

Complete applications will be reviewed by the Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee and VAI Faculty after February 15, 2021. Applicants selected for interviews are generally contacted by mid-March and employment offers are usually extended by mid-April. If additional summer opportunities become available after this time, your application may be reconsidered.  

Any inquiries regarding your student internship application should be made via e-mail to undergrad@vai.edu; inquiries will receive responses as information becomes available.  

All offers for student intern positions will be contingent upon the satisfactory results of a Background Investigation and Drug Screen.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

Assignments may involve the use of potentially hazardous chemicals, hazardous or radioactive materials, or may be in areas where such materials are used. Adherence to safety policies and procedures along with proper storage and disposal methods are required.  

SALARY 

Based on number of credits earned:

  • 30-50 Undergraduate $11.50/hr
  • 60-89 Undergraduate $12.00/hr
  • 90-119 Undergraduate $12.50/hr
  • 120+ Undergraduate $10.00/hr