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|Office: Kiely Hall, Room 134D
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CUNY Service Corps
Queens College has been selected as a CUNY Service Corps Campus for Fall 2013! The Service Corps is an exciting new University initiative similar to AmeriCorps. It aims to improve the short and long-term civic and environmental sustainability of New York City.
Most Service Corps placements for QC students will last 24 weeks over two semesters; students will work an average of 10-12 hours per week and be paid $12-15 per hour. Schedules are expected to be flexible to meet your school needs.
You will gain real-world work experience, this opportunity will be a paid internship at local community agencies such as the America Museum of Natural History, Immigration Advocacy Matters, Queens Botanical Garden, the Economic Development Council and hundreds of other placements.
More info at http://www.cuny.edu/servicecorps.
Apply at https://csc.cuny.edu.
Applications will close on June 8, 2013.
Please direct all questions to CUNYServiceCorps@qc.cuny.edu
June Fieldwork for Business and Finance Students
This June: choose between two exciting opportunities to develop your skills and interests for careers in business, finance, and entrepreneurship.
- To bridge the gap between "book knowledge" and the real world, become a team member of consulting projects in a range of interesting and creative areas. They have been selected to provide particularly relevant experiences for those with majors/minors in sciences, international business development, Latin American studies, graphic design, sociology, corporate finance, business and economics.
Review the projects available and register for your choices: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6_2013consultingprojects
Each student successfully completing a consulting project will receive a letter of commendation from Len Schutzman, QC alum, former CFO of PepsiCo that can be attached to their resume and be an asset in their job search, plus a transportation stipend for work in June.
Deadline for application is May 17, 2013. Mr. Schutzman's group will select teams and notify candidates by May 24, 2013. There will be a kickoff meeting for the consulting projects in the first week of June. The June Field Work Experience for Finance and Business Development runs from June 4-21.
- Join a 10 day financial seminar to understand the real world workings of Wall Street and gain skills and insights required for positions in equity research, financial advisory services, and management.
The 10 session seminar will be taught by QC alum and former treasurer of PepsiCo and true wall street insider through discussions, case studies and real world projects, participants will acquire the real world skill sets and insights ago place herself or himself in a preferred position to get the best entry level finance jobs.
Each student successfully completing the seminar will receive a letter of recognition from Len Schutzman, QC alum, former CFO of PepsiCo that can be attached to their resume and be an asset in their job search, plus a transportation stipend for work in June. Deadline for application is May 17, 2013 with notifications by May 24, 2013.
Register for the seminar here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6_2013FINANCESEMINAR
Bessie Milson Scholarship for Queens College Students, 2013
The Bessie Milson Scholarship is an annual award offered to an outstanding Queens College student who demonstrates financial need.
This year’s award will be $1,200.
To submit an application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BessieMilson2013 Please do so by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, May 17, 2013.
The award recipient will be announced by Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
If you have any questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Site Visit to Bloomberg LP and Societe Generale
Apply now to be considered one of 20 students to visit the offices and hear from senior staff of Bloomberg LP and Societe Generale. This one day visit will take place in early May and on a Friday. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply.
Submit an application at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SGBloomberg2013.
The application deadline is Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Selected students will be notified by Monday, April 29, 2013.
2013 John and Yorka Linakis Scholarship
Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors are invited to apply. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate an outstanding record of service and academic performance as well as financial need. Scholarship awards will each be in the amount of $1000 and recipients will be recognized College wide for their achievements
Submit an application at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Linakis2013.
The application deadline is Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5pm. Award recipients will be announced by Friday, May 10, 2013.
Site Visit to Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Be one of 25 selected students to visit of offices of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Investment Banking Division. This one day site visit will most likely be in mid April and on a Friday. Those selected will receive a briefing in preparation for the visit as well as date/time details.
To apply for this opportunity, register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BofA2013_sitevisit.
The application deadline is Thursday, March 28, 2013. Selected students will be notified by Thursday, April 4, 2013.
Teach English in China with Disney
The Disney Company is seeking college graduates for positions as teachers
at our award-winning Disney English Learning Centers in China.
Eligible applicants should have a bachelors degree, a minimum of 18
months of teaching or teaching-related* experience, and a passion for
helping to strengthen the English language skills of children ages 2-12.
*teaching-related can be:
- working in an on-campus position where s/he led workshops, seminars,
- coaching Little League/youth sports teams
- teaching music/dance/gymnastics
- being a Girl/Boy Scout or 4 H Leader
- tutoring in an after-school program
- mentoring in a program like Big Brother/Big Sister
Appointments are 12-15 months with start dates available in May, June,
August and September 2013. No Chinese language skills are required.
Teachers receive a monthly salary, travel stipend, housing allowance,
health insurance, and other benefits. In addition, Disney English covers
transportation to China.
For more information about this opportunity, please go to: http://disneyenglish.disneycareers.com.
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
LSAMP is an alliance of CUNY colleges with a goal of increasing the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing graduate and bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The program offers research assistantships and fellowships to participating students, peer and faculty mentoring, and many other educational activities.
- full time, US citizens or permanent residents,
- Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or Native Pacific Islander.
Support for Students:
- $5,000 undergraduate, $7,000 masters, or $15,000 PhD.
Faculty mentors will receive $250 per student.
Application Deadline for Summer and Fall 2013: May 13, 2013
For more information & questions on the application, email David Clarke; email@example.com
Become a Youth Bike Instructor with Bike New York!
- Minimum bachelor's degree or 2 years training in a college level education, physical education or recreation program;
- Be an experienced, enthusiastic cyclist, with a passion for sharing the joys of cycling with others;
- Have experience working groups of kids in an educational, youth program or camp setting, and be able to demonstrate good classroom/group management skills;
- Be flexible in working with unpredictable youth program conditions;
- Successful candidates will need to have a background check and take a first aid / CPR class at Bike New York's expense.
- Have a valid driver's license;
Youth Program Bike Instructors will have the following job duties:
- Teach Bike New York's Learn to Ride program to children who don't know how to ride a bike;
- Teach Bike New York's Bike Driver's Ed curriculum to groups of 10-15 kids who already know how to ride a bike, as preparation to taking them out on group bike rides;
- Determine whether kids have adequate skills to go "off site" for group bike rides;
- Lead safe, smooth-functioning group rides off site;
- Work closely with summer camp directors and staff according to their schedules and conditions;
- Manage a fleet of up to 35 bikes and helmets, ensuring that equipment is in place before each day starts, and stored securely when not in use, and performing minor maintenance or alerting Bike New York staff to bigger mechanical issues.
When applying, please indicate whether you are applying for Spring After School only, Summer Camp only, or both.
Please send resumes, references, and letters of interest to:
Richard Conroy, Education Director
Bike New York
2013 ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship
ThinkSwiss offers 15 scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. This scholarship program supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.
To apply for a ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship, you must:
- Be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. university/college
- Be a graduate student or an undergraduate student who will have completed your sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins
- Provide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that he/she will accept you for a research stay in his/her group
This program does not provide health, accident or liability insurance. Applicants must make sure that they have insurance coverage applicable for their stay in Switzerland.
While German, French or Italian language skills are not required for the research stay in Switzerland, knowledge of any of these languages would be helpful in daily life. The working language will generally be English.
The ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program provides a monthly scholarship of CHF 1,050 (approx. USD 1000) for a period of 2 to 3 months (CHF 3,150 maximum). By accepting this scholarship, you agree to participate in a blog to share your experiences during your research stay in Switzerland. After your return to the U.S. you also agree to involve yourself in some limited activities as student "ambassador" to promote Swiss research. The scholarship will be paid at the end of your research stay and after your final report has been received.
Application deadline: March 31, 2013
To apply, or for more information, visit: http://www.thinkswiss.org/academic-opportunities/research-scholarship
Kid Krazy Preschool seeking a part-time assistant teacher
Kid Krazy Preschool, a highly reputable preschool in Astoria Queens is seeking a part-time assistant teacher.
Monday thru Friday from 1pm to 6 pm
Age Group: 2 to 3 year olds
The following requirements are needed:
- A minimum of 2 years experience working with young children
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- A desire to make a positive impact on a child's life
- A desire to be part of a school that views early childhood education as one of the most important time in a child's life.
- A nurturing, loving, and respectful approach to communicating with children.
- Understanding of Child Development
- A team player and a willingness to work hard.
- Excellent communication skills
- Candidates pursuing ECE is preferred.
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp AmeriKids seeking energetic and fun counselors
Camp AmeriKids, a summer camp for children living with the challenges of HIV/AIDS and sickle cell disease, is looking for caring, responsible, energetic and fun counselors for our 2013 season. A volunteer counselor team is responsible for the 24-hour supervision of a cabin and maintains a camper to counselor ratio of about 2 to1. Counselors spend each day of the one week camp session with their cabin group as they rotate through a schedule of activities and participate in new and exciting workshops provided by the program staff. The cabin counselor's enthusiastic participation in all aspects of camp, from meals and activities to nightly special events and cabin chats, is crucial in creating a memorable camp experience for our campers. Counselors are expected to be role models, sources of energy and ideas, and are a key part of the Camp AmeriKids community. Room & board at our site in Warwick, NY is provided.
Volunteers can apply for one or both of the following sessions:
Session One: July 29th - August 5th
Session Two: August 10th - August 17th
Applications & more information may be found here: http://www.campamerikids.org/summer_volunteer_opportunities.php.
Summer 2013 Internship with Lloyds Bank
Lloyds Bank's Internship Program gives students real-world experience and exposure to the processes within an International Financial Institution.
Lloyds Bank is the largest retail bank in the UK. One in three people within the UK, bank with us. Our operations in the US include corporate and wholesale banking, as well as broker dealership. Lloyds Bank's largest US office is in New York with satellite offices in Houston, Chicago, and Miami. We consider our relationships to be our most valuable assets. Lloyds Bank is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the industry, while embracing the diversity of its human resources.
About the internship opportunities: This is a three-month, credit-only internship is designed to provide interns with a well-rounded experience in their fields of interest. As an intern you will get exposure to various areas of the Bank such as corporate banking, financial control, risk management, and human resources, among others. Interns will have the opportunity to develop skills, produce tangible results within their assigned departments, and create their own project portfolios at the end of the internship.
Lloyds is looking for enthusiastic students who are committed and passionate about pursuing a career in financial services.
We are looking for candidates who will be available during normal business hours (9-5 PM). Opportunities are available in the following departments:
- Corporate Banking
- Wholesale Markets
- Human Resources
- Financial Control
Program duration will be from June 3rd to August 9th, 2013.
Salary: Credit + Monthly Stipend
Grade Point: 3.0
How to apply: If interested, please go to www.bit.ly/lbgna-jobshop and submit your application. Only those who will complete their submission at our job site will be considered.
The Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) program
Attention QC sophomores: Apply now to the MARC program: A two-year (junior and senior years) program in which you can gain research experience in a lab of your choice. First consideration will be on March 1, but later applicants may be accepted if positions are still available.
For more information, visit: http://tinyurl.com/anennyt.
Summer Internships at CUNY
PAID summer internships at CUNY and beyond (Yale, MIT, Oak Ridge, IAEA, Caltech, ...)
Application Deadlines: February - March 2013
The CUNY Pipeline Program
Attention: Undergraduates from underrepresented groups interested in pursuing the Ph.D. in any discipline except law and medicine: The CUNY Pipeline Program, which is administered by the Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity Programs (OEODP) at the Graduate Center, is designed to provide educational and financial support to students who are currently underrepresented in our nation’s universities. Deadline to submit application: March 7, 2013
Visit: http://tinyurl.com/bdnhr2e for more information.
The Need To Know Project
The Need To Know Project, is 1-year long internship and identity development experience focusing on social justice, Judaism, and leadership. NTKP is seeking undergraduate students with an interest in social justice in the fields of: LGBQT issues, the arts, poverty, interfaith/intercultural dialogue, and environmental sustainability. Interns will have the opportunity to meet leaders and be matched with a mentor in their field of interest, will be trained in leadership skills and models, and understand social justice through immersion experiences throughout the NYC area.
For more information visit: http://ntkpqchillel.webs.com.
Internship Opportunities with New York State Government
Here is a great opportunity to intern at dozens of NYS agencies this summer. The Intern Program provides college students the unique opportunity to work with State agencies to gain experience and a greater perspective of the professional world. This program is the first of its kind to provide a central location for students with a wide range of interests to apply for (paid and unpaid) internship opportunities within New York State government. The program prepares students for careers in a wide array of occupational areas including but not limited to: public policy, legal specialties, budgeting, scientific research, human services, and contract management.
Check out the available internships through this page and register by signing in to the internship portal: http://nysinternships.com/nnyl/main/viewinternships.cfm.
The application period runs from February 1st to March 31st. Don't delay. Interest is processed on a first come, first served basis.
The 2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
The SURF program offers students in the STEM fields an opportunity to experience research this summer under the guidance of one of our NIST's scientists or engineers. The 11-week program will be held at NIST's Gaithersburg, MD campus from May 23 through August 9, 2013. FYI - there is a SURF program at our Boulder, CO campus too from May 20 - August 2, 2013. Participants will receive a $5,500 stipend and additional travel and housing allowances (as necessary).
The application deadline is February 15, 2013.
Basic eligibility requirements include: U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status; undergraduate status, recommend 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA; demonstrated potential for success and an interest in pursuing graduate study. Our review committee follows a comprehensive evaluation process and weighs each applicant's academic and personal achievements and potential match of the student's field of interest to available advisors and projects.
For more information on the SURF programs, visit: http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/welcome1.cfm and http://www.nist.gov/surfboulder/index.cfm
Two Opportunities with the Kennedy Kreiger Institute
The MCHC/RISE-UP Program is a 10-week summer program designed for undergraduates, as well as, recent baccalaureate degree students who are interested in learning more about preventing health disparities. The program begins May 27, 2013 and ends August 2, 2013.This program's ultimate goal is to promote a more diversified and equal health system by introducing highly qualified undergraduate students (juniors and, seniors with a GPA 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and students who received their baccalaureate degree within 12 months of MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation) from underrepresented groups to the field of public health. All students interested in addressing health disparities are encouraged to apply.
The program kicks off with an orientation at KKI/Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore MD, the student then returns to their training site and the program closes with a visit and ceremony at the CDC in Atlanta, GA. The student selects one of three MCHC/RISE-UP training sites (Maryland, California or South Dakota); the one that is closest to their permanent residence. Three public health leadership experiences are offered at each MCHC/RISE-UP site – Clinical/Community, Community Engagement and Advocacy and Research. Students may choose up to two (2) leadership experiences at one (1) of the aforementioned locations. A $3,500 stipend is provided to all program participants. Student housing and round-trip travel for out-of-state applicants is also available. All program activities are contingent on CDC funding.
To apply for admission into MCHC/RISE-UP, please complete the required application package by Thursday, February 14, 2013.
For additional program information, please contact:
The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a CDC funded 9-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for students from underrepresented populations and those interested in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases. The program begins May 27, 2013, with an orientation at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland (Students assigned to CDC will have their CDC orientation in Atlanta on Thursday and Friday of the first week.) During the remaining eight weeks of the program, students receive mentored research and professional development experiences at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia or in Baltimore, Maryland at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, or the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The final day of the program is July 26, 2013. Students who are members of under-represented populations (as defined by the federal government) are strongly encouraged to apply!
- A $4,000 stipend is provided for all participants.
- Housing and round-trip travel are also available for out-of-state students.
- Sponsorship to attend a national scientific meeting following abstract submission
- Sponsored membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA)
In order to be considered for acceptance into this program, the applicant must:
- Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program.
- Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- Have the ability to commit to the length of the fellowship
To be considered for admission, students must complete an application package. The application package should be submitted no later than Thursday, February 14, 2013.
For additional program information, please contact Ferguson_Fellowship@kennedykrieger.org.