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Monday, December 18, 2017

Email Digest from December 18

Paid Summer Internship with WSJ Magazine (Due January 1) 
Paid Summer Internship with Wall Street Journal Book Reviews/Opinion (Due January 15)
NFL Summer Internship Program (Due January 5)
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (Due January 31) 
Tutoring positions with PEOPLE (Apply now)
HEX-U Undergraduate Exchange (Due February 12)
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship (for students graduating in December/May)
Scholarships for Continuing Students (Various deadlines)


Paid Summer Internship with WSJ Magazine (Due January 1) 
The WSJ. Magazine internship program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in magazine journalism. This is a paid summer internship that lasts for 10 weeks. The summer internships generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.

The screening process puts heavy emphasis on magazine journalism experience. Most of those chosen have had prior internships with other magazine publications as well as experience on a campus publication or as a freelancer. Include a cover letter, resume and up to five published samples of your work in your application, which is due no later than midnight Eastern standard-time on January 1, 2018 (apply online at https://dowjones-news.jobs/virtual-usa/summer-2018-wsj-magazine-internship-in-new-york/94A9A9D4199C4003B51054A99B39F174/job/). Only finalists will be contacted.

Interns will work closely with various departments within the magazine including features, photography, design, research and web. Responsibilities may include but will not be limited to: completing additional story and photography research, transcribing interviews, contributing to editorial meetings, fact-checking, assisting with web and social media coverage and more.


Paid Summer Internship with Wall Street Journal Book Reviews/Opinion (Due January 15)
The Wall Street Journal’s Book Reviews and Arts in Review departments are seeking beginning journalists – juniors, seniors or recent graduates with reporting and writing backgrounds at their school newspapers or elsewhere – for 10-week paid summer internships in our New York City office.

Our internships – formally, the Bartley Fellowships – are in honor and memory of our section’s former Editor, Robert L. (Bob) Bartley. Opportunities will be awarded to young thinkers and writers who intend to pursue a career in journalism or cultural criticism.

Several fellows will be selected each year through an application process that will be judged by senior editors. Bartley Fellows will be assigned to a department within the Opinion section – Arts in Review; Book Reviews; Editorials; or Features (Op-Eds and Columns). The fellow(s) selected to work with the Books and Arts teams will assist in commissioning reviews, researching, fact-checking and editing content for the print and digital editions of the Journal, contributing to social media and digital production, and will be encouraged to submit their own ideas for works to review.They may also submit ideas for articles or projects to editors in any part of the Opinion section.

For more information, see https://dowjones-news.jobs/virtual-usa/summer-2018-books-and-arts-criticism-internships-in-new-york/E99121C5DE654DCB87F3BC13EDB389FF/job/

NFL Summer Internship Program (Due January 5)
NFL Summer Internship Program participants have the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s success while receiving an unmatched, behind-the-scenes learning experience. Though interns work within specific departments, they are able to explore all aspects of the business of professional football through challenging project assignments, speaker presentations, mentoring relationships, and networking opportunities.

The following are currently posted for Summer:  Marketing Intern, Design Intern, Production Management Intern, Producer Intern, Original Content Group-Podcast Intern, Corporate Communications Intern, Product Strategy Intern, Editorial Research Intern, Original Content Group-NFL Now Intern, Human Resources Intern, Digital Media Lab Intern, Fan Development Intern, and Community Relations Intern.  For students in a master’s program, International Media Intern. For more information, see https://journalism.wisc.edu/sjmc_job/nfl-summer-internship-program/.


National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (Due January 31) 
The 2018 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development (https://baseballhall.org/education/internship-program) will provide students the chance to join the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum team in a 10-week paid summer internship, offering meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional career fields for those who are chosen from the hundreds of applications received in Cooperstown each year.
 
Intern positions for 2018 are available in the following fields:
 
Collections, Communications, Curatorial, Development, Digital Strategy, Education-Public Programs, Library Research, Library Manuscript Archives, Licensing & Sales, Multimedia, Photo Archives, and Special Events. Twenty internships will be awarded.
 
All applications must be completed online at www.baseballhall.org/intern. In order to complete an application, candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application. Only completed applications will be reviewed for acceptance into the program. Applications must be received no later than Jan. 31, 2018.
 
If you would like more information about the internship program, please contact Stephanie Hazzard by phone: (607) 547-0349 or by email: education@baseballhall.org


Tutoring positions with PEOPLE (Apply now)
Under the supervision of the Academic Lead, with leadership from the Pre-College Adviser and Teaching Specialist, tutors will provide tutoring and facilitate academic enrichment. Tutors will also provide guidance on steps to become college ready. Tutors will serve as an informal mentor to PEOPLE pre-college students at the designated Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE) site. Pay rate is $11/hour.

Tutor will advise PEOPLE staff of any student needs, issues or concerns. In addition, tutors should remain informed regarding programming announcements and updates. 

Must satisfy a criminal background check, successfully complete I-9 verification, and complete Executive Order 54 Child Abuse and Neglect training before beginning the position. 

Minimum Position Requirements:
• Must be a UW-Madison enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in good standing who is making satisfactory progress towards a degree.
• Experience working with school age students, preferably of diverse backgrounds.
• Must be available to tutor at least 2 days per week, Monday from 2:00-6:00pm and Tuesday through Thursday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm.
• Demonstrate proficiency and ability to tutor students in at least one of the following subjects: Math, Science, English, Social Studies, and World Languages *Spanish and/or French).

For more information, please contact Paul Ly Tong Pao at paul.lytongpao@wisc.edu

HEX-U Undergraduate Exchange (Due February 12)
The Public Humanities Exchange for Undergraduates (HEX-U) is a high-impact program for undergraduate students at UW-Madison who wish to make meaningful connections between their humanities scholarship and the needs of the local community through new models of social engagement. The program provides training in community partnership, mentoring during project design and implementation, and project funding to small cohorts of undergraduate scholars as they plan and implement creative community projects in partnership with Dane County organizations.

The next deadline is February 12, 2018. Curious about the program, want to talk over a project idea, or have questions? Jamila Siddiqui, the HEX-U Program Coordinator, is happy to chat with you!  Email jamila.siddiqui@wisc.edu


Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship (for students graduating in December/May)
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC, including leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing on international security and diplomacy issues.
 
Many former Scoville Fellows now hold prominent jobs with domestic and international NGOs, the Federal Government, academia, and media, or attend law school or graduate school in international relations and related disciplines.
 
Application Deadlines
Fall 2018 Fellowship: January 5, 2018
Spring 2019 Fellowship: October 1, 2018

Application information is available at www.scoville.org.

UW Scholarships for Continuing Students (Various deadlines)
 

Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere Pre-Medicine Scholarship (L&S only)
This scholarship provides up to $10,000 scholarship to a Letters & Science junior or senior with financial need pursuing medical school or graduate study.  This is for payment during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year students at the time of application.
Eligible students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; be taking pre-med course work; and have financial need.  Recommendations are required. There is a preference for students who demonstrate breadth in the liberal arts outside of the biological sciences.  The donor prefers that the recipients do not smoke, or use alcohol or drugs.
 
Apply here: https://scholarships.wisc.edu/StudentApp by February 15, 2018.
 
2018 Liberal Arts Essay Competition (any school or college)
This annual  competition requires submission of an essay through Scholarships@UWMadison on a different topic each year related to the liberal arts.  There is a $1,000 prize to the winning entry and $500 prize to a runner-up. Eligible applicants must be enrolled undergraduates from any school or college who have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average. The prize is paid out in spring 2018. 
 
Apply here: https://scholarships.wisc.edu/StudentApp by March 5, 2018.
 
2018 Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian Scholarship (L&S only)
This scholarship rewards humanitarian achievement and service, encourages excellence and commitment in the application of humanitarian ideals, and affirms the moral obligation to provide for human welfare. The selected student would receive an award of $2,600 paid out in the Fall 2018 term.
 
Eligible students must be second or third year students and have a strong record of community/humanitarian service. The ideal scholarship candidate should exhibit a natural desire to provide for human welfare and a rational compassion for others. Further consideration will be given if the candidate has overcome life or academic challenges and/or has financial need. Finally, the recipient should possess the innate qualities of dignity, courage and discipline.
 
This scholarship is made available by the generosity of Charles Manthey Winter and the Richard Ralph Winter Rising Phoenix Humanitarian Scholarship.
 
Apply here: https://scholarships.wisc.edu/StudentApp by February 28, 2018.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Internships: Veterans Museum (Spring 2018), Publishing (Summer 2018)

Spring Internships at the Veterans Museum (Due January 15; consider applying NOW)
The Veterans Museum currently has two internships posted for Spring 2018 that may be of interest to majors: a research internship and an oral history internship. Applications are due on January 15 but consider applying NOW rather than waiting. 

Research internship: Under the supervision of the Curator of History at Wisconsin Veterans Museum, the intern will research and develop content for social media posts and a case exhibit in the Research Center. He/She will determine the topic of research and find collections and other support materials from/about which to generate content. He\She will interpret the content to create posts for the museum’s facebook page and blog and will pull together the artifacts necessary and write the labels for an exhibit to go into two cases in the museum’s Research Center. Relevant readings may be assigned. For more information, see https://www.wisvetsmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Spring-History-Internship.pdf

Oral history internship: WVM is seeking an upperclassman or graduate student to work with the Museum’s Oral History Collection - specifically in aiding to make interviews accessible online via the tool OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer). The principal responsibility for this position will be assisting the Oral Historian in preparing transcripts and indexes of selected interviews into the OHMS system by June 2018. This includes correcting and syncing transcripts, writing indexes, preparing metadata and performing quality control within the system. Due to the nature of the work it is imperative that the successful candidate is adept at learning new technology, has excellent written communication skills and is passionate about oral history and veterans' narratives. For more information, see https://www.wisvetsmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Spring2018Internship_OHMS.pdf

Paid Internship in Publishing (March 1 and July 15)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, an internationally recognized publishing house founded in 1946 and based in New York City, is accepting applications for Summer, and Fall 2018.  Interns work in a range of departments, including editorial and publicity, and these are PAID positions.  

To be eligible for the fall or winter/spring, you must be a student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Rising juniors and seniors as well as graduates who have just finished school in the spring are eligible for the summer internship.  Summer session applications are due March 1 and fall session applications are due July 15.

For instructions on how to apply, see https://us.macmillan.com/fsg/about#Internship.

Select Graduate School Fellowships (Various Deadlines)

Pickering Fellowship (Upcoming Info Sessions) 
The Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the U.S. Department of State.  U.S. citizens who are seeing admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in Fall 2018 in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) are eligible. Awardees must attend a June 2018 orientation in Washington D.C. and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020.

For more information, please register for an informational webinar (note that these times are EASTERN):
Tuesday, December 12
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST


Other Scholarships for Students Applying to Graduate School (Various Deadlines)
Most of these scholarships are not open for direct application - rather, you submit your application to UW, which reviews candidates and then forwards their nominees to the respective granting organization.  Please be aware that they are quite competitive; I recommend that you meet with a representative from the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office for more information and to discuss your plans before beginning the application process. 

Beinecke Scholarship, for students planning to pursue a PhD or terminal Masters in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. $4000 initial award with an additional $30,000 while attended an accredited graduate program. More information: https://awards.advising.wisc.edu/all-scholarships/beinecke-scholarship/

Marshall Scholarship, for students interested in studying at any university in the United Kingdom. The scholarship covers tuition/fees, airfare, and living expenses for two years of study in any discipline. More information: https://awards.advising.wisc.edu/all-scholarships/marshall-scholarship/

Rhodes Scholarship, for students interested in pursuing two years of study leading to a degree at Oxford University. See https://awards.advising.wisc.edu/all-scholarships/rhodes-scholarship/ for more information.

Truman Scholarship, for college juniors who have exceptional leadership potential and are applying to graduate school to prepare for a career in public service (government, education, non-profit/advocacy sectors, or others).  $30,000 award; recipients are required to work in public service for three of the next seven years following completion of their degree program.  See https://awards.advising.wisc.edu/all-scholarships/truman-scholarship/ for more information. 

Email career digest from November 30

1. Internship with State of Wisconsin Investment Board (Due December 13)
2. Paid Summer Job w/Center for the First-Year Experience (Due December 15)
3. Funding for Foreign Language Study (Due February 12; upcoming info sessions in Nov/Dec)
4. Wisconsin Idea Fellowships (Due February 9; optional draft review due January 26)


1. Internship with State of Wisconsin Investment Board (Due December 13)
The State of Wisconsin Investment Board is looking for a corporate governance intern to assist the corporate governance team by conducting comprehensive research on governance topics, policies, and issues. The research will utilize sources such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, US Chamber of Commerce, and US Congress; world markets such as NYSE, Nasdaq, DAX, FTSE, HangSeng, and Nikkei; and advisory firms such as ISS, Glass Lewis and Manifest. This position requires analyzing findings and quantifying large data sets.

With approximately $110 billion in assets under management, SWIB is among the world’s largest institutional investors. Using a range of investment strategies across a spectrum of fixed income, equity, and private market asset classes, SWIB’s Core Fund has commonly beaten its benchmarks in the one, five, and ten year time horizons with a combination of internal portfolio management and allocation of assets to external managers.

For more information about the position or to apply online, please see http://www.swib.state.wi.us/careers.


2. Paid Summer Job w/Center for the First-Year Experience (Due December 15)
The Center for the First-Year Experience needs 30+ student staff to make SOAR 2018 a success. We’re looking for a diverse applicant pool of students who want to represent UW-Madison to incoming students, as well as build their own skills in leadership, communication, and project management.

Student positions available include: New Student Leader (spring training + summer full-time) Orientation Assistant (spring training/ work +summer full-time), and Transfer Ambassador (year-round part-time). All positions pay $10.50 an hour and are open to undergraduate students. View the CFYE employment page at https://newstudent.wisc.edu/about-us/employment/ to learn more about the positions and to apply. Applications are due by noon on Friday, December 15.


3. Funding for Foreign Language Study (Due February 12; upcoming info sessions in Nov/Dec)
The application for Summer 2018 and Academic Year 2018-2019 FLAS awards is now open! Students are invited to attend upcoming information sessions & open houses to learn more about Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) awards for the study of critical and less commonly taught languages at UW-Madison. FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's area & international studies centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and area or international studies competencies.

There will be four information sessions for students interested in applying for a FLAS award. (The content of the sessions will be identical; students need only attend one session.)

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training. The application deadline is February 12, 2018.

For a full list of languages supported by FLAS, further details on eligibility, dates and times for the information sessions, and the online application please visit http://flas.wisc.edu

4. Wisconsin Idea Fellowships (Due February 9; optional draft review due January 26)
The Wisconsin Idea Fellowships are open to students who wish to complete an individual or team project with a faculty/staff mentor and that addresses a community need beginning in June 2018.  To be eligible, you must have at least sophomore standing by February 2018 and plan to graduate in December 2018 or later.  Wisconsin Idea Fellowships offer grants of up to $7000.

You will need to to secure a faculty/staff mentor and a community partner to write a competitive proposal.  The Morgridge Center offers feedback on drafts submitted before the early review deadline - 5:00 p.m. on January 26. Their graduate mentor will return the draft with comments and feedback within a week; you will then have time to revise and resubmit by the final deadline (5:00 p.m. on February 9).  This step has been very helpful to grant writers, especially if it is the first time they’ve written a grant!
 
If students have any questions about their proposal idea, or about the Wisconsin Idea Fellowship in general, our graduate mentor, Hannah Stephens, is available to meet in person or via email now or during winter break.  Her hours will be Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, over break.  If those times do not work, please contact her at hrstephens@wisc.edu and she will try to accommodate your schedule.  
 
More information about the program is at http://morgridge.wisc.edu/students-wisconsin-idea-fellowships

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Student Job at UW Archives

UW-Madison General Library System, University Archives
Archives Assistant

The University Archives, part of the Special Collections and Archives Division of the UW-Madison General Library System, collects, preserves, and provides access to a comprehensive record of academic, administrative, student, and social life at the UW-Madison.

We are seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented student(s) to work cooperatively with staff to complete routine archives work, provide reference assistance to our patrons, and assist with special projects. This position offers an excellent opportunity for hands-on experience working with a variety of materials and performing various functions within a university archives.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be a currently enrolled UW-Madison student (or have proof of upcoming enrollment) and must be able to reach, bend, stoop, and lift full record storage cartons of books and/or folders (not greater than 50 lbs). Student staff must be available to attend an all-staff meeting on January 18, 2018.

STARTING DATE: by January 18, 2018

WAGE: $10 per hour with the possibility of an annual raise

SCHEDULE:
  • Minimum of 8 hours per week between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday-Friday
  • Preference given to those who can work the 1-5pm, 4-hour shift(s)
LOCATION: The Archives is on campus, 4th floor, Steenbock Library, 550 Babcock Drive

RESPONSIBILITIES may include:
  • Greeting and assisting patrons
  • Providing basic reference service during business hours
  • Completing basic archival tasks, including paging and shelving Archives materials
  • Creating metadata & cataloging information for images, audio, etc.
  • Processing and providing access to archival collections
  • Participating in the Archives’ social media outreach efforts
  • Working with archives staff to:
    • Select and scan historic campus images, to be included in the UW Digital Collections
    • Digitize audio from Oral History Program & archival collection
  • Other projects as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
·       Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
·       Basic experience with Microsoft Office; familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and basic experience using desktop or other scanning equipment a plus
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to work both independently and in a team, and to reliably and professionally meet the scheduled commitments
  • Interest in archives and/or archival research
APPLICATIONS:
·       Send an email with resume or CV to Troy Reeves, Head of the Oral History Program, at troy.reeves@wisc.edu
·       Preference given to applications received by November 29, 2017
·       Reeves will contact applicants to set up interviews
·       For additional information, contact Troy Reeves (troy.reeves@wisc.edu or 608-890-1899)

The University Archives and Records Management Division

The UW-Madison Archives preserves University records and information of permanent historical value; runs a robust Oral History Program; provides records management services; serves as an educational resource encouraging administrative and scholarly research in its collections. The Archives is located on campus in Steenbock Library and is a part of UW-Madison’s General Library System.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.



Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Research Assistant, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives.

Learn more at consumerfinance.gov. 

The Research Assistant position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Division of Research, Markets and Regulations, Office of Research. The purpose of this position is to collect and analyze data from primary sources, develop reliable reports, and prepare economic, statistical, or financial analyses on well-defined questions.

To apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482888500Please apply as soon as possible as the application will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on November 20th, 2017. 

Applying for a position with the federal government can be complex, so we encourage you to review the resources we’ve created about the job application process prior to submitting your application. Please make sure that all necessary uploaded documents are included in your Career Connector application prior to clicking submit.  

If you have any questions about the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact pathways@cfpb.gov. Should you have technical issues with your application, please contact the applicant call center at 304-480-7300.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Internships with State Rep and with TIME, Inc.

Spring Internships with State Rep. Crowley (Due ASAP)
Our office is currently seeking 4-5 interns for the upcoming (Spring) semester. Interns will assist our capitol office by entering data, answering phones, conducting legislative research in a variety of policy specific areas, becoming familiar with and analyzing legislative proposals and monitoring the day-to-day issues affecting Wisconsin. Strong writing skills, the ability to analyze, and knowledge of progressive issues are required. Rep. Crowley is serving his first term as an elected official and because of this the coming months will be both challenging and exciting. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to public service, helping others, and making Wisconsin a better place for all who call it home. Hours are flexible - please call our office (608-266-5580) if you have any questions. If interested please fill out the application form (downloadable at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_sJaIKu_NQdblNSeUJCdjBZUE0/view?usp=sharing), and send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample with the completed form to timothy.schabo@legis.wi.gov. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This is not a paid internship.

Summer Internships at TIME, Inc. (Due ASAP)
Our internship and fellowship programs develop the future leaders of Time Inc. We’re looking for students who aren’t afraid to try new things — at brands like PEOPLE, TIME, COOKING LIGHT, ESSENCE and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED — or through new content, experiences and acquisitions like PeopleTV, Coinage, or Well Done.

As a Time Inc. intern, you’ll be placed on a team based on your background, strengths and skills. Come prepared to grow, develop and learn alongside the leaders driving the future of the media landscape. We’re now accepting applications to the Summer 2018 Internship Program!

We’re targeting juniors and seniors and prefer that applicants are pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. If you’re a media-obsessed, enthusiastic self-starter who wants to make an impact at a legendary company, we want to hear from you.
Submit your application for the program below, which runs from June to August. You’ll be prompted to indicate the top brands and departments where you want to work. Students interested in an editorial internship are required to provide samples of their work or a digital portfolio. After submitting your application, follow us @TimeIncCareers on Twitter and Instagram for the latest company news. If you have any questions, feel free to tweet us.

Review the full program details at https://www.timeinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/timeinc_internrolesheet_2016-updates-1.pdf. We offer opportunities across all departments at Time Inc.