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  • The Forté National Campus undergrad women of all class years and majors are encouraged to apply to Business Leadership Conference is a live virtual event happening March 12-13. Application deadline is: February 14, 2021.​

  • Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Programs: ​The LSAC PLUS Program, in partnership with designated host law schools, offers an immersive summer prelaw experience for aspiring lawyers. The program curriculum focuses on strengthening the academic skills you will need to succeed in law school, while providing insight and guidance to help prepare you for navigating the admission process. The PLUS Program will also help you explore your career options for after law school and provide invaluable networking opportunities along the way.

    The LSAC PLUS programs are specifically aimed at rising undergraduate sophomores and juniors from groups who are underrepresented in the legal profession. However, anyone can apply and during the application process, applicants have the opportunity to demonstrate ways in which they can benefit from the program. There is no cost to attend, and participants receive a $1,000 stipend.

  • Join the CUNY Student Investment Challenge:​ What would you do with $1 million? Invest it! In partnership with Portfolios with Purpose (PwP), the CUNY Student Investment Challenge offers access to an exclusive fantasy stock contest along with a free online investment curriculum, taught by the best investors in the world. The contest allows you to create a $1 million investment portfolio, make trades, and track your portfolio’s performance based on real market conditions. You will compete against hundreds of other CUNY students for cash prizes. The contest is open to all CUNY students. If you want to learn more about investing before you create your portfolio, check out the Portfolios with Purpose website.

  • From the MARC U-STAR Program:
    If you are interested in pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Science, you should apply to join QC's MARC U-STAR Program. The program's mission is to maximize access to research careers through undergraduate student research training. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, MARC recruits students from underrepresented communities and backgrounds. Through quality educational instruction, advisement, and mentorship, MARC scholars are prepared to diversify the workforce. Tuition assistance, a monetary stipend, a faculty advisor, GRE classes, research experience, and more are provided so that students can successfully matriculate into competitive PhD programs. The QC MARC U-STAR program not only selects talented students, but develops their innate abilities as well. 
     
    Eligible applicants must meet these criteria:
    • underrepresented minority
    • 60 credits or more
    • minimum GPA of 3.0.

    For information on how to apply or if you have any questions, contact program coordinator Sholeh Sharifi at qc.marc@hotmail.com. Apply now; admissions are rolling until all spots are filled.
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    Resources
    The City Mentor Program
    Have you taken advantage of the City Tutors' City Mentor program yet? They've facilitated 600 mentorships since mid-March!

    The City Tutors' City Mentor program connects industry insiders with CUNY students and alums to help with career exploration, and job and internship search support. They have over 200 mentors available from across industries.

    The response to the program has been overwhelmingly positive. Join the program and see how they can help you. They promise they will ensure you get the support you need.

    More info and sign up here.
    Union Square Ventures (USV)
    Union Square Ventures is a thesis-driven venture capital firm. Since 2003, we have invested in over 100 companies that use the power of the internet to re-shape markets. It has taken almost nine months, but USV portfolio companies have as many open and unfilled jobs now as they did prior to the pandemic. That is approximately 1,500 open positions. More information and access jobs here.
    A Guide to Careers in Finance
    Whether you’re eyeing a job as an investment banker, an accountant, or any type of financial analyst, you might need some help getting started. The Muse has prepared a free toolkit with got advice to help you explore different career paths under the broad finance umbrella and give you an edge in the job search. Plus, you’ll hear from folks already working in finance about how they got where they are, what their jobs and companies are like, and what insights they have to share. Access free toolkit here.
    Additional Internship/Job Search Resources
    Below are additional resources that might be helpful for you to further explore internship and job opportunities:
    • Still Hiring: A searchable spreadsheet with hundreds of employers currently hiring
    • EntryLvl: A list of companies currently hiring entry-level and intern candidates
    • Covintern: Tech companies that are hiring for remote positions
    • WayUp: Online job portal for college students
    • Built in NYC: Startup related jobs

    ACCESS NYC: Resource for Help w/ Food, Money, Housing, Work, and More
    Find help in NYC with food, money, housing, work and more on ACCESS NYC. There are over 30 programs you or your family may be eligible for regardless of immigration status and even if you’re already receiving benefits or have a job.  Check out ACCESS NYC's website to learn more. At the bottom of their site, you can also sign-up for ACCESS NYC's newsletter.
    Experiential Learning Opportunities
    CUNY Student Investment Challenge
    Feeling bullish? Get in on the CUNY Student Investment Challenge and compete for cash prizes. The free contest is open to all CUNY students looking to learn more about investing and show off their financial savvy. More information and register by January 31!
    Event Opportunities
    New- ASCEND & ACE Exploratory Summits
    As a sophomore-level student, you have the opportunity to expand your potential with the BNP Paribas Exploratory Summits, ASCEND and ACE. The Summits offer three days of interactive, virtual programming crafted to immerse students into the culture and core Banking, Markets and Corporate Function businesses of BNP Paribas. Each Summit will create dynamic conversations exploring the importance of Diversity & Inclusion and the ways in which it is an essential part of the cultural fabric of BNP Paribas.

    ACE Virtual Sophomore Exploratory Summit
    ASCEND Virtual Sophomore Exploratory Summit
    New- How to be a Chief Diversity Officer (Thursday, January 28th 12PM-1PM)
    A Presentation and Conversation with Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller's Office.
    • Hear about the field of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    • Learn how the Comptroller’s Office Created and Implemented a Diversity Agenda
    • Bring your questions!
    Register here.
    CUNY Investment Challenge Kickoff Event
    Join us for the CUNY Student Investment Challenge Kickoff Event! Hear from legendary investor and Hunter College alum, Leon Cooperman. Get the inside scoop on how to create a successful portfolio. Register here.
    CUNY Hackathon
    CUNY Hackathon 2021 is the first virtually held hackathon for the City University of New York students, but we still welcome students from all over the world. With the goal of bringing together students in software development, design, marketing and entrepreneurship to build solutions for problems unique to the New York City community, this 24-hour event will see students create projects and learn from workshops and activities. RSVP here.
    Meet BlackRock: Opportunities for CUNY Students
    Interested in working in finance for a world-renowned company? Join BlackRock for a conversation just for CUNY students taking place on January 21st, 2021. You’ll hear directly from recruiters and hiring managers about the opportunities available, get tips on the interview process, and discover some of the incredible projects you’d get to work on.

    Click here for more info and to register for the session.
     
     

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    • Parker Dewey: Innovative companies across industries are using Micro-Internships to identify, connect, engage, and hire high potential college students and recent graduates.
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