Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program in Manhattan

 

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BGIA provides a unique opportunity for college students and recent college graduates from around the world to take advanced courses in international affairs while working in carefully selected internships based on individual interests—all while experiencing life in Manhattan, the island at the center of the world.

BGIA students engage in the study and practice of international law; international relations theory; global public health; political economy; international reporting; and other aspects of international affairs. BGIA has semester and summer programs.

The program is designed for students of all academic majors with a demonstrated interest in international affairs, particularly those entering their third or fourth year of college-level study or those who have recently graduated from college.

Students may enroll for one semester or summer at a time and can extend for a second semester or summer.  Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and each application is evaluated once completed. There is limited space in the BGIA program and students are encouraged to apply early. However, students must apply before March 1 for the summer program, April 1 for the fall semester, or November 1 for the spring semester. Generous Financial Aid is available.

For more Information: visit http://bgia.bard.edu/

To Apply:  visit https://bard.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=41053

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The GREEN Program, experiential education abroad and funding opportunities for 2018

Interested students are now able to apply to The GREEN Program and the GREEN Advantage Fund with the opportunity to receive funding to go abroad.

Learn more at:  https://thegreenprogram.com/

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The Green Fund: 

The GREEN Program partners with a consortium of organizations that leverage the GREEN advantage hiring platform to meet their talent and recruitment goals while investing in the GREEN Scholarship Fund. You must be an accepted student of the Green Program to Apply.
Program Opportunities: 

Explore The GREEN Program

BUILD, Urban Innovation Leadership Dialogues Volunteer Opportunity

 

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BUILD: Volunteer Positions
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is seeking volunteers to support operations at its annual convening of city leaders from the U.S. and Europe, BUILD. BUILD will take place from November 15th to 17th, 2017 in Detroit Michigan.Volunteers will get first-hand experience providing operational support for a major international conference, engage with cutting-edge urban policy content, and expand their professional network.

Description of Tasks
GMF offers the opportunity for highly motivated students and young professionals to take part in the logistical coordination of BUILD. Volunteers will be offered the opportunity to work with a variety of teams including communications, guest relations, transportation, production, and more.The BUILD 2017 Volunteer program will offer motivated students and young professionals in the fields of Urban and Regional Policy and Public Policy an exclusive opportunity to participate in parts of the official program, network with leading industry voices, and gain a working behind the scenes knowledge of large scale event production. Applicants must inform GMF of their availability during the days of the conference to better facilitate scheduling. We may also ask volunteers to work on conference preparations during the week before Build (November 12 – 15) depending on availability.

For further information please email Zachary Tarrant at ztarrant@gmfus.org

Qualifications
• Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work within a team
• Ability to work in an intercultural and fast-paced environment
• Interest in Urban & Regional Policy, and inclusive, sustainable, and globally engaged cities
• Flexibility to work long and demanding hours
• Experience in event management is a plus, but not necessary
• Full availability during the course of the conference
• Proficiency in another European language is a plus but not necessary
* If you have any preference and/or experience in one of the following fields (guest relations, production, transportation assistance, and/or media), please indicate it in your cover letter.

How to Apply: Fill out the application via the link below.

The deadline to apply is at midnight on October 25th. Please note that this is a non-paid volunteer position for a period of approximately one week. GMF will provide all meals, however we ask that you arrange your own accommodation and transportation in Detroit.

APPLICATION LINK: https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/build_volunteers

 

Positions open with IDinsight

IDinsight is an international development consulting organization that helps policymakers make socially impactful decisions using rigorous evidence. They tailor a wide range of analytical and quantitative tools to help their clients design better policy. Founded by graduates of the Harvard Business and Kennedy Schools, they work across sectors – governance, health, education, energy, agriculture, sanitation – and with a range of clients, including the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the United Nations.

They are hiring for the roles of Associate (0-4 years of experience) and Manager (4-10 years of experience) across their offices in India, the Philippines, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, and Zambia. More information, including spotlights of current and past Associates and Managers, can be found online at idinsight.org/careers.

Please apply via their website, at idinsight.org/careers. Associate applications are due on October 23rd, 2017. Any questions should be directed to careers@IDinsight.org.

Environmental Fellowship and Digital Organizing Jobs Early Application Deadline

For students interested in environmental advocacy – the Environment America Fellowship is a perfect opportunity for graduating seniors who are interested in gaining hands-on experience by lobbying and campaigning, and who are motivated to make a difference for the environment.

Environment America is also hiring Digital Campaigners to engage supporters through social media, web programs, and emails. This is a chance to work with one of the campaign teams to run a powerful digital campaign to help solve global warming, expand solar energy or protect clean water.

The early application deadline for these positions is October 8, 2017 at 9pm ET.

Environment America’s team of staff, citizen members, and activists across the country are working together to put the environment first. And we’re looking forward to adding more smart, purpose-driven, results-oriented people to our team.

Learn more about these opportunities and our work on Environment America‘s website.

Summer Language Study with the Critical Languages Institute

The Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center is pleased to announce the opening of admissions for its 2018 summer language and study abroad programs.
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All participants pay a flat fee of $1,500 (plus study-abroad fees if applicable) instead of tuition.
CLI also offers generous financial support, including:

  • Title VIII Fellowships for graduate students;
  • Project GO Scholarships for ROTC students;
  • Melikian Scholarships for Undergraduates and non-students;
  • ASU Jewish Studies Scholarships for Hebrew;
  • Birks Scholarships for Polish; and
  • Berkowitz Scholarships for Albanian
Program Features:
  • Small classes
  • Language coaches and tutors
  • External proficiency assessment
  • Cultural programming
  • Grant mentoring
  • Career planning workshops

Visit http://cli.asu.edu for details.

Priority admission and funding application deadline: January 26, 2018

Languages include: AlbanianArmenianBosnian/Croatian/SerbianHebrewIndonesianPersian,PolishRussianTurkishUkrainianUzbek

 

 

Positions with U.S. PIRG

U.S. PIRG is hiring staff who are ready to tackle important problems that affect millions of lives – problems like the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, the dominance of big money in our democracy, or the toxins in our everyday products.

I’m sure you’ve heard that millions of people’s data was hacked. U.S. PIRG has been working to help consumers protect their data and are calling on Congress to pass the Freedom for Equifax Exploitation (FREE) Act to correct this wrong and make credit freezes free to all consumers.

Early application deadline: Sunday, October 8th
Apply online today

Speak For The Public Interest

Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making a decision that will affect all of us — it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy. Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for the public interest. As a U.S. PIRG Fellow, that’s what you’ll do.

What It Means To Be A Fellow

You won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, working on everything from reducing the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry to defending consumer protections on Wall Street. You’ll be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results.
This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with U.S. PIRG. We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Pay & Benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. U.S. PIRG offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit jobs.uspirg.org.

Locations & Start Dates

We’re hiring for positions in Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago. If you’re flexible, you can apply for multiple locations. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions available starting immediately or in August 2018.

Are you ready to speak for the public interest?

U.S. PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit publicinterestnetwork.org to learn more.
U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.