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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 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

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

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (Due January 31) 
The 2018 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development ( 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 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:

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

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

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

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: 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: 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: by February 28, 2018.

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