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What’s the link between Malaria and Ugandan traditional music and Dance?

Come find out about Bitone Children’s Center’s new project “Enlightenment Uganda,” internship opportunities and much more!  Dr. James Hadler will be speaking!

Dr. James Hadler currently is a senior infectious disease and medical epidemiology consultant to the Connecticut and Yale Emerging Infections Programs, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.

When: Feb. 16th
Where: CRC Lobby
Time: 5:30-7pm
Food will be served

The two Macy interns will be selected on the basis of those characteristics associated with John Macy: high intellectual ability, a capacity for sustained effort in difficult tasks, strong ethical standards, an ingrained sense of duty, and commitment to public service as a worthy career  During the past 25 years the Macy interns have worked at the Government Accountability Office.

There will be a number of very specific requirements such as a detailed budget, a letter of commitment from a sponsor, and an essay (2 – 3 pages) describing your interest in public policy/public service.

There is a remote possibility that the GAO might be able to accept interns during the summer of 2012. The Macy Interns are responsible for finding their own internships in public policy and/or public service. The Macy Internship will no longer be restricted to Washington, DC.

Application deadline: March 6, 2012.

For more information, contact

Vicky Zwelling
Associate Director
Career Center
crc@wesleyan.edu
860-685-2180

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a competitive national program that provides college graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with one of twenty-seven participating public-interest organizations focusing on international security issues.  The program has awarded 134 fellowships since its inception in 1987 and is offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall.  It lasts from six to nine months and provides a stipend, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington.  The Scoville Fellowship does not award grant or scholarship money to students.

Scoville Fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, education, and advocacy in support of the goals of their host organization and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and Congressional hearings.  Fellows have written articles, blogs, fact sheets, letters to the editor, op-eds and reports, organized talks and conferences, and been interviewed as experts by the media.  Former Scoville Fellows work for U.S. and international NGOs, the Departments of State and Defense, members of Congress and academia, and attend graduate school in political science or international relations, following their fellowships.

Students interested in peace and security issues should visit the Scoville website at www.scoville.org.  Although the majority of Scoville Fellows have received college degrees in political science, government, international relations, history, or peace studies, we do not require any specific major.  There is no application form; application requirements are listed on our website, as are links to the websites of each of the participating groups and information on the work of current and former Scoville Fellows.  The next application deadline is October 3, 2011 for the spring 2012 fellowship.

All U.S. citizens, as well as non-U.S. citizens living in the U.S. who have an appropriate work permit, are eligible to apply; foreign nationals living outside the United States are not.

For additional information, contact

Paul Revsine
Program Director
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
322 4th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 446-1565
www.scoville.org

If you are interested in:

  • providing programmatic and networking opportunities for various activist groups on campus
  • facilitating difficult dialogue conversations between students and fostering meaningful connections between students, faculty and staff on campus

Then please consider applying for one of the following internship opportunities:

Please note the deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Dawn Brown, dabrown@wesleyan.edu or (860) 685-3163.

You still have time to work on getting an internship for the summer!  Make some time on Tuesday, November 16 from 11 am to 6 pm for a quick 20-minute appointment with Persephone Hall, Assoc. Director for Employer Relations in the Career Resource Center, Butt A.  Call 860/685-2180 to get on the schedule!

Email phall@wesleyan.edu if you have questions.

The Freeman Foundation is funding nine-week summer internships (mid-June to mid-August) in Indonesian non-profit organizations for rising juniors and seniors at U.S. colleges and universities. The interns will be paired with Indonesian students studying in the U.S. , with whom they will be assigned to organizations in Jakarta, Bandung, or Yogyatarta. Application to the Institute of International Education must be made by February 15. Upon their return, the interns will be expected to share with their peers what they have learned, and to consider how to integrate their experiences into their academic and professional careers.

For more information, go to http://www.iie.org/programs/finip.

The Wesleyan Student Internship Database (WesSID) is growing, and needs you to keep it going!

A $50 GIFT CARD to TYPHOON RESTAURANT will be given to the student who enters the 125th internship, research program, job or other summer experience into WesSID! (Will there be other prizes later?  We’ll have to see…)

What’s WesSID all about? Find out at http://www.wesleyan.edu/crc/students/jobs_intern/wessid.html

If you’re already familiar with WesSID, but haven’t yet entered your summer experience, please go to Your Student Portfolio > Beyond Campus > WesSID Entry Form.  It takes 5 minutes! Remember: your internship/experience must be one that would be accessible to another Wes student.

Looking early for a summer internship?  Access WesSID via your Student Portfolio > Beyond Campus > WesSID Search

Questions?  Contact Jim Kubat at the CRC/jkubat@wesleyan.edu.

The Environmental Studies Program is pleased to announce our Mellon Foundation Internships for the Summer and Fall 2009. The internships are for students to do research under the guidance of a faculty mentor on projects directly concerned with Environmental Studies. These internships are available to students and faculty across the entire University. Environmental Studies is more encompassing than Environmental Sciences but your application must relate to environmental issues.

Internships are for a duration of 10 weeks and carry a stipend of $3,900. The Summer program runs from May 27th – July 31, 2009. Internships during the Fall run the length of the semester.

The student application, can be downloaded from the Environmental Studies Certificate Program website. It requires two short letters of recommendation. In addition to recommending the student, the faculty mentor must briefly (1-2 paragraphs) explain the project, its importance and relevance, if any, to her/his research program. However, student projects that are not part of their faculty mentor’s research program are welcomed and will be given full consideration as long as their faculty advisor agrees to mentor the research and vouches for the importance of the project. Letters of recommendation may either be sent to Ms. Marinelli through campus mail or by email (pdf preferred) to vmarinelli@wesleyan.edu.

The applications, including statements by faculty, will be judged by a committee.

The deadline for applications Friday, March 20, 2009, allowing us to announce internship candidates by Monday, March 23rd. Student applications are to be delivered to Ms. Valerie Marinelli, Administrative Assistant, Environmental Studies, Room 327, Exley Science Center. Students currently abroad may submit their applications by fax (860.685.3781) or by email (vmarinelli@wesleyan.edu)