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Human Trafficking Medical Symposium

Starting Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at 10 a.m.

Students Fighting Human Trafficking and the VCU School of Medicine will host its third annual Human Trafficking Medical Symposium Jan. 19-23.

The topic will be discussed by experts in the field, health care workers and survivors of human trafficking. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Gurjas Bajaj at bajajgs2@vcu.edu or visit http://www.impactvirginia.org/jan-2021-symposium.

All-In Cincinnati for a city-wide virtual event

Please join the Center for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation and All-In Cincinnati for a  city-wide virtual event to engage in racial healing. Cincinnati’s National Day of Racial Healing is on January 19, 2021 from 9 am – 7 pm. This celebration is designed for you to engage when and where you’d like. We will feature a keynote by Dr. Gail Christopher, lunch time yoga and meditation, an interactive workshop on radical empathy and so much more! We hope you will join our efforts for racial healing in our community!

 

To see the full schedule, to register, and to donate visit https://www.racialhealingcincinnati.com/

2021-2022 Wilder School Scholarships application open

Please review the complete list of scholarship opportunities and application requirements at https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/scholarships/.

Below are the minimum scholarship application requirements (Additional requirements may be needed. Please review the list of requirements outlined in each scholarship description):

  • Completed Online Application (http://vcu.academicworks.com/
  • Unofficial Transcript  
  • Resume/CV  
  • One 500-word essay per scholarship describing why you deserve that specific scholarship 
  • One reference letter from VCU teaching faculty uploaded to your academicworks application or emailed directly to wsscholarship@vcu.edu (the student's name must be in the subject line)
  • Additional requirements may vary per scholarship 

*All applicants must have at least one completed semester of coursework as a VCU Wilder School student at the time of application submission. Applicants are able to apply for up to 3 Wilder School Scholarships for which they meet the eligibility requirements. Scholarship funds will be awarded in the fall 2021 semester. All recipients must be enrolled as a Wilder School student in fall 2021 at the required enrollment student status for the scholarship they are awarded.

Submit completed scholarship application packet online via http://vcu.academicworks.com/.

Questions?

Wilder School Office of Student Success

Email: wsscholarship@vcu.edu 

All application materials are due February 1, 2021, by 11:59 P.M. Incomplete applications will not be given consideration. No exceptions will be made. 

VCU Business Services Scholarships

VCU Business Services is accepting applications for 46 academic scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarships vary from $5,000 to $7,500 and are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. Specialty scholarships are also available for international students and single parents.

 

Apply by Feb. 19 at the following URL. For more information, contact Stephen Monroe at smonroe@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3637 or visit https://bsv.vcu.edu/scholarships/.

Clinton Global Initiative University

President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are calling on student leaders across the world to make Commitments to Action: new, specific, and measurable initiatives that address challenges in education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, or public health. Accepted students receive personalized mentorship, access to a social impact curriculum, and an invitation to our virtual annual meeting in partnership with Howard University.

Applications are now open for undergraduate and graduate students. Apply by Friday, January 29, 2021 to be part of CGI U's global cohort at cgiu.org/apply.

  • Interactive Information Sessions: Want to learn more about the CGI U program and application process in advance of the January 29 deadline? Connect with the CGI U team through a series of informational webinars:

Virginia Management Fellows program

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s Management Fellows (VMF) program seeks emerging leaders with the desire to serve the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a willingness to commit to a 2-year fellowship of state-level service and learning. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in public service and volunteerism, and the capacity to work as both a leader and a participant in team efforts. Critical thinking is a sought-after skill.

Program application https://vmf.spia.vt.edu/application/

Questions should be emailed to the VMF program director:

Leisha LaRiviere, Associate Director of SPIA
Applied Research Campus – Richmond

llariviere@vt.edu

Tesla Public Policy Internship (summer)

Tesla is recruiting to hire a Policy and business Intern for summer 2021. This internship will provide opportunities to work with the North American Public Policy & Business Development team on policy and business development, market analysis, and strategic engagement.

Locations: Washington, D.C. or Palo Alto, CA

Application deadline: March 1, 2021

For details and to apply visit Handshake

Real Estate Development Intern

Center Creek Homes, a dynamic real estate development firm based in Richmond, is seeking an Intern to join our team. This is an opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of the real estate development process in a highly professional environment, reporting to the company’s Development Executive.


In this position, you will assist in researching potential acquisitions and preparing underwriting analyses, as well as assisting in various stages of the development process, from entitlement through construction and marketing and sales. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial and communication/writing skills. Experience in real estate is a plus; a passion for learning and a commitment to detail and quality is a must.

Graduate Students: MPA & MURP are encouraged to apply

See attached for details.

To Apply: Send resume to info@centercreekhomes.com. This internship comes with an hourly stipend.

Chesterfield County Victim Witness Case Manager

Chesterfield County is seeking to hire a Victim Witness Case Manager. The incumbent performs complex tasks to provide direct services, including information, referrals and assistance to victims and witnesses of crime as required by the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act. The Victim Witness Program Case Manager is directly supervised by the Victim Witness Program Director and ultimately reports to the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

To view full position details to apply visit the following link.

Deadline to apply is 1/17/2021

 

School of Medicine Development - Part-Time Job Openings

The School of Medicine and the VCU Health Development team are hiring two part-time positions. Both positions are part-time (20-25 hours) Development Assistants who will support the School of Medicine and VCU Health Development team. The position mainly consists of general administrative support and project management. Wilder School Alumna, Molly Oudekerk will be the supervisor for both positions. Feel free to contact her directly, Molly.oudekerk@vcuhealth.org, if you have any questions about the role. See Job posting is below:

http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/102246

VCU Police Department

VCU PD is hiring for recruits to attend our Police Academy later this year (start date not set, but no earlier than May and will be after Spring graduation).  Applications can be submitted at the vcujobs.com site (search for Police and they would be applying for the one that says "Police Officer," not Pre-Certified Police Officer). Please reach out to Conrad Simms (csimms2@vcu.edu) for questions for further details.

Dept of Mines, Minerals, and Energy - Program Admin Spec III (Associate Director

The Associate Director of Energy Equity Programs will direct programs on rural and industrial clean energy, energy equity and affordability. The position also serves as the Division’s chief of operations, including oversight of the federal State Energy Program; GIS mapping/visualization; budget and procurement coordination for the Division; and public media support to the agency and related Division public media operations, including web pages and social media. Broadly, the position supports clean energy development, assures that energy and economic equity and energy affordability are prioritized across policies, initiatives, programs and related goals and objectives of DE and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The position will have a significant role in support of energy policy development and legislation.

Click here to apply online. The position postings will close on Saturday, January 16, 2021

 

 

Dept of Mines, Minerals, and Energy - Policy and Planning Spec II

The Energy Efficiency and Financing Programs Manager will serve as an Energy Division subject matter expert on energy efficiency programs, policies and practices. This will entail working closely with other energy efficiency and related subject matter experts within the agency, other agencies of the Commonwealth, utilities, regulators, industry, energy customers and other stakeholders and partners. Additionally, this position is to manage an ever-evolving portfolio of financing programs for clean energy projects. Financing programs and mechanisms may include public (federal and state) and private sources of capital, and may involve rebates or incentives, revolving loan and Loan Loss Reserve (LLR) funds and bond financing. The position will assist in facilitating the Virginia Clean Energy Advisory Board and development and implementation of LMI solar and energy efficiency loan and rebate programs, and may assist in development and implementation of energy efficiency programs for affordable housing with partner agencies, as determined by availability of funding from Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and other sources. Broadly, the position supports energy efficiency policy development, initiatives, financing, programs and related goals and objectives of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. The position will have a significant role in support of energy policy development and legislation.

Click here to apply online. Postings will close on Saturday, January 16, 2021.

REMOTE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: ICE Detention Center Hotline

In partnership with the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition (CAIR Coalition), the Carrico Center will host a volunteer recruitment session for all individuals interested in volunteering with its ICE Detention Center Hotline Program.

CAIR Coalition recently launched an ICE Detention Center Hotline that connects those in detention with CAIR Coalition’s resources. Specifically, volunteers are needed to staff remotely this hotline, which helps detainees access legal services, delivers follow-up messages relating to individual detainees' cases, and conducts phone intakes.

On January 27th, at 12:00 PM, the Carrico Center will host a volunteer recruitment session that will explain the ins and outs of the program, as well as next steps to become engaged. Spanish proficiency is very helpful, but not necessary; all volunteers are welcome, regardless of language ability. A basic level of comfort with phones and computers is highly encouraged.

To register for this program, please visit: https://bit.ly/3bHI1Lr. 

Environmental Protection Specialist

Early career level job opening at EPA. 

This position is in Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM), Office of Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Operations Division, Preparedness Removal Exercise Policy Branch. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

Details available on the USAJobs website https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589445300

Eviction Prevention Policy Analyst

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) seeks a knowledgeable and driven individual to serve as the Eviction Prevention Policy Analyst. The selected individual will provide policy analysis, program planning and design, program reporting, evaluation, research, and data collection that will ensure that the Evictions Prevention program and other housing programs and services address households’ needs and priorities and comply with agency and state and federal regulations and requirements.

For details and to apply visit the virginia state jobs board: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/208778

Application deadline: 01/20/2021

Immediate GA Opening in Office of Student Engagement

The Office of Student Engagement has an immediate opening for a GA. This is a great opportunity for anyone in CLED who is looking to work with students and conduct programs (while getting paid!).
Here is the job description. Hours are flexible. Looking for a strong candidate to jump in and help out where needed. This position is for Spring 2021, with a possibility of staying on. Currently, all office staff are working remotely due to COVID-19, applicants don't have to be in Richmond for consideration. The position is open until filled.
Candidates should submit their resume to me at cmburns@vcu.edu.

Police Personnel Administrative Intern II

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, is offering internship opportunities for high school and college students to develop skills and experience relevant to their course of study.  We are committed to creating challenging, meaningful, relevant work experiences for students.  All internships will have specific learning goals identified by the student as being core to their academic and career development.  The County will strive to ensure a balance between the intern's specific learning goals and the work that is required by the Department.

You apply for internships with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through https://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at https://henrico.us.

Real Estate Development Intern

Center Creek Homes, a dynamic real estate development firm based in Richmond, is seeking an Intern to join our team. This is an opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of the real estate development process in a highly professional environment, reporting to the company’s Development Executive.


In this position, you will assist in researching potential acquisitions and preparing underwriting analyses, as well as assisting in various stages of the development process, from entitlement through construction and marketing and sales. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial and communication/writing skills. Experience in real estate is a plus; a passion for learning and a commitment to detail and quality is a must.

Graduate Students: MPA & MURP are encouraged to apply

See attached for details.

To Apply: Send resume to info@centercreekhomes.com. This internship comes with an hourly stipend.

Finance Intern II

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, is offering internship opportunities for high school and college students to develop skills and experience relevant to their course of study.  We are committed to creating challenging, meaningful, relevant work experiences for students.  All internships will have specific learning goals identified by the student as being core to their academic and career development.  The County will strive to ensure a balance between the intern's specific learning goals and the work that is required by the Department.

This posting is for a paid internship as a Finance Intern II. We will hire 3 students from this posting. 

One (1) student will be assigned to work in the each of the following divisions: Accounting, Budget, and Real Estate. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter indicating the division of interest along with why along with at least three learning goals related to the internship. 
Summer internships will start May 17- 24, 2021 and end by the start of the fall semester.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through https://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at https://henrico.us.

Victim Services Specialist Intern II/III

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, is offering internship opportunities for high school and college students to develop skills and experience relevant to their course of study.  We are committed to creating challenging, meaningful, relevant work experiences for students.  All internships will have specific learning goals identified by the student as being core to their academic and career development.  The County will strive to ensure a balance between the intern's specific learning goals and the work that is required by the Department.

Victim Services Specialist Intern II/III: This an internship for the summer 2021 semester and it is for academic credit for current college graduate level and or undergraduate level students (junior and seniors) whose program either requires or allows the opportunity to earn academic credit for an internship. The hiring selection and level is dependent on the qualifications of the successful applicant and the needs of the County for this position.

You apply for internships with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through https://henrico.us/services/jobs or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at https://henrico.us.

Case Management Technician Intern II

Case Management Technician Intern II - This is an internship for academic credit for the summer 2021 semester for current college students who are enrolled in a program that requires or allows for an internship that is for academic credit. If you cannot earn academic credit, you are not eligible for this position.

You apply for internships with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through https://henrico.us/se

Budget Manager

Position Description

This position provides an opportunity to join a vibrant team of local government professionals in a community with an excellent quality of life.  Powhatan County is the Richmond region’s best kept secret for work-life balance while being a short drive from the capital city’s amenities.  Powhatan County was named one of Richmond’s Top Workplaces for 2020.

job listing: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/powhatanva/jobs/2936074/budget-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Please see the recruiting brochure for more information: HERE.

 

Academy for Public Policy Analysis and Research

The Academy for Public Policy Analysis and Research is a unique and challenging program of skills-building, career development, and mentoring for undergraduates interested in advancing racial equity and economic justice through public policy. We believe that policy research is best when led by those with lived experience of the conditions they are exploring. Our goal is to cultivate a diverse pipeline of public policy analysts and researchers to add their perspectives to the policy discourse and ultimately improve outcomes for underserved and historically exploited communities. The uniquely tailored programming provides the foundation necessary for careers at leading policy institutions.

details available on website: https://www.thepolicyacademies.org/about-the-academy

Mesa Police Department is Hiring Police Officers

Mesa Police Department is looking to hire approximately 110 new Police Officers this year. Applications are being accepted until January 25th, 2021! Only the first 800 online applications will be taken, so it will be best if they apply early. If they happen to miss this testing cycle, we’ll be accepting more applications starting January 26th – March 29th, 2021. The physical fitness and written test, for that testing cycle will be held on April 17th, 2021. Can you please share this information with as many people and committees as you can, who may have an interest in becoming a Mesa Police Officer. Many of these applications will be processed for our May and August Academy classes scheduled in 2021.

Candiates can visit MPDJOBS.com or contact us at JOINMPD@mesaaz.gov for more information. They can also sign up for our texting messaging system by texting JOINMPD at 31996  Also, here is a link to our current recruiting video: https://youtu.be/19yEp6Wjszs  

Details available on pdf attachment.

Internships/Opportunities Resource Reminder

As a reminder, OSS would like to remind students of the VCU resources available for seeking internships, project-based experience, and volunteer opportunities: 

Handshake at VCU- if you never activated your account, see the attached for directions

Student Opportunity Center - a new VCU resource for students to find virtual experiential learning opportunities

Parker Dewey - search engine for Micro-Internships. Micro-Internships are short-term, paid professional assignments/projects that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. 

https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/ - archive of the most-recent WS Office of Student Success eNewsletters can be found at the bottom of our homepage. Click the date for the eNewsletter you'd like to view.