Job Opportunity with Impact: Organize to make a difference for our health and environment

Impact is a team of organizers who go where they’re needed to win positive social change for our environment, our democracy and our future.

Impact organizers go to the places that can decide whether we win or lose a campaign. They’re working to get our country to 100 percent renewable energy, ban the use of bee-killing pesticides, and end the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. By engaging the media, building new coalitions, and activating civic leaders or student activists,

Impact organizers will set the stage for winning the next campaign. One district, one state at a time, Impact aims to move the dial in American politics in a positive direction. Apply here.

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Call for Applications 2018: “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”

The call for applications for Kosovo International Summer Academy 2018 – Part II, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, is now open!

Date/Venue: 1-11 August 2018, Prishtina, Kosovo

Scholarships: A number of scholarships are available for most qualified applicants.

Description:

This August, Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize its 6th edition (Part II) in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, that will be realized by Kosovo Center for Diplomacy.
The Kosovo International Summer Academy will be welcoming distinguished professors from the world’s most prestigious universities, diplomats, high-ranking officials, and representatives of civic society, to teach courses and deliver speeches on:

  • Politics
    ·         Economics
    ·         Diplomacy
    ·         Professional Etiquette and Protocol
    ·         Leadership
    ·         Peaceful Conflict Resolution
    ·         EU Integration Process
    ·         International Law
    ·         Human Rights
    ·         International Justice
    ·         International Security and
    ·         The Role of Civic Society in Peacebuilding

 

Program Features

Our Staff is working intensively to make sure that high-ranking officials of Kosovo, including President of Kosovo, Government and Parliament officials, and representatives of diplomatic missions in Kosovo will address the participants.

After the completion of the program, participants are requested to write an essay about their experience in this program, or an article related to Kosovo. The best essay/article will be translated and published in a Kosovo daily newspaper, and two others will be posted in web-page of Kosovo Center of Diplomacy(Opinions section).
Awarded Certificates and ECTS

All participants and attendees who fulfill the requirements during the program will be awarded with certificates from Kosovo Center of Diplomacy and University College “Universum”.

Successful students will receive 6 ECTS credits of the course of ‘’War and Peace: Historical actors, structures and processes’’, issued by the University College “Universum” .

Excursions and Cultural Activities

Throughout your study-abroad experience in Kosovo you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of excursions and cultural activities.

  • Tour of the Institutions of Kosovo
  • Field trip to Prizren
  • Field trip to Mitrovica
  • Field trip to Gadime Cave
  • Tour of museums and statues
  • Meetings with high-ranking officials and ambassadors

 

Eligibility

    • Citizens of all countries in the world are eligible to apply
    • Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students(who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals.
    • Applicants born in 1984 and after
    • You must be in good academic standing

 

Scholarships awarding criteria

The following criteria are considered in the admissions process:

  1. Submitting your application early
  2. Financial need
  3. Merit and existing leadership experience
  4. Intercultural experience

Deadline:

  • Priority deadline: May 25th, 2018.
  • Visa Deadline: May 18th, 2018 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo).
  • Finale Deadline: June 15th, 2018 (Applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need visa to enter Kosovo).

*Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority.

Please find the link for application here: http://academy-ks.org/?page_id=2042. For further information please visit official website http://academy-ks.org/ or the official Facebook page of Kosovo International Summer Academy:https://www.facebook.com/KosovoInternationalSummerAcademy/

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students.

The Horizons Fellowship is a summer opportunity that supports outstanding undergradute and graduate students (of any year) in their pursuit to combine technology into their existing course of study. The Horizons Fellowship gives students the ability to learn about real-world technology and build advanced software products.

Our world is becoming increasingly multidisciplinary in nature. Horizons is designed to provide access to a modern technology skill set for students like those in your department.

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies – Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan, state schools, community colleges and more. The world is becoming multidisciplinary in nature. We’ve had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program.

Interested students can start an application here!

Executive Assistant – Enough Project

Executive Assistant

Position: Executive Assistant
Location: Washington DC 
Status: Full Time; Non-Exempt  
Reports to: Founding Director

https://enoughproject.org/about/jobs/executive-assistant

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

MEETING/CALENDAR SUPPORT

  • Manage Founding Director’s highly detailed calendar, including organizing, coordinating and scheduling meetings with internal and external parties, domestically and internationally
  • Ensure agenda and logistic coordination for meetings
  • Manage Founding Director’s travel arrangements and itineraries
  • Compile speech, travel, or fundraising/development folders for Founding Director as necessary
  • Provide administrative, writing, and research support
  • Keep staff informed of Founding Director’s schedule
  • Provide relevant information in advance of meetings

STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATION

  • Act as first point of contact and liaison for some Founding Director communications, including answering phone calls, and coordinating and tracking email communications

DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Manage organizational documents, including org charts, announcements, distribution lists, stakeholder databases, etc.
  • Prepare and handle highly confidential information
  • Develop and maintain document retention and retrieval systems

FINANCE

  • Prepare, reconcile and maintain expense reports for Founding Director

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • Prioritization, planning, and execution of special projects including events, off-sites, and preparations for potential advisory board
  • Coordinate department-level action and deadline management to ensure on-time submission of deliverables
  • Provide logistical support for donor/development projects

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve service levels and efficiency in any and all parts of the organization
  • Greet visitors on behalf of the Founding Director
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Help coordinate Founding Director’s shipping needs
  • Support Founding Director’s coordination with universities, track guest professorships
  • Keep Founding Director’s equipment (desktop, laptop, cell phone) current with security and software updates; general equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Coordinate interviews with Founding Director

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Previous executive support experience desired
  • Experience providing detailed project management support in a fast-paced, professional environment; ability to work under pressure
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, including drafting/editing emails, memos, and founding correspondence
  • Must display professional maturity and ability to support and interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, create/implement actions plans and monitor progress
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and detailed projects with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain complex processes and data systems
  • Savvy with technology
  • Experience with Google Apps, Microsoft Office Suite, and CRM systems, as well as Blackberry if possible
  • Proficiency in the use of office equipment such as computers, smartphones, voice messaging and office peripheries such as fax machines, copiers, scanners and printers
  • Positive attitude
  • Extremely responsive, fast, and diligent
  • Ability to anticipate needs of the Founding Director, and act accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to earn and maintain trust in working relationships
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information with discretion and judgment
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Open to and appreciative of constructive feedback

How to Apply

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@enoughproject.org

New Venture Fund Careers

The Enough Project is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

Master of Science in Economics at the University of Rome Tor Regata

The MSc in Economics (LM-56) is a two-year graduate program entirely taught in English, with a strong emphasis on quantitative economics, and carried out in an international academic environment supported by intense tutoring.

The program is of interest to those who want to pursue a career in national and international institutions that require advanced analytical skills, or who want to strengthen their background in order to continue into a Ph.D. program in Economics worldwide.

During the second year, selected students also have the opportunity to attend a Dual Degree Program in partnership with the University of Gothenburg or the University of Konstanz. Moreover, every year they award the best performing students with financial prizes reserved to first year students and to graduates.

Further information is available at http://economia.uniroma2.it/master-science/economics where interested students can find the application form

You can also view this Pamphlet: MSc in Economics_Tor Vergata University

 

Winter Break 2019 in Peru and Iceland with the Green Program

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Save $600 USD

Plan ahead with Early Registration! Apply to The GREEN Program and secure your spot by April 23 to save up to $600 USD on your upcoming adventure this winter.

*Summer 2018 still enrolling, limited spots available*

For more information & program fee specifics for each program session and month, please visit the Terms & Conditions

To apply visit: https://thegreenprogram.com/apply