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Social Impact Career Trek

Join VCU Career Services for employer hosted site visits to the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM), YMCA Richmond, and the Children's Museum of Richmond on Wednesday, February 26, from 8:30am to 2:00pm. Get exposed to careers that make a social contribution in several sectors including state government, human services, and nonprofit. There are many careers opportunities and attending a trek is a great way to get exposure to these opportunities. Meet professionals that you can network with and learn from!
  
There is a $5.00 registration fee to participate in this off-campus experience. If you are unable to pay this fee please email Quintrel Lenore (qslenore@vcu.edu) to request a scholarship. 
Here is the link to the information and registration is required. 

Charlottesville Police Department

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10 am - 1:50 pm 

Student Commons Tables (Floyd St. Entrance) 

 

The Charlottesville Police Department will have representatives tabling in the Student Commons tomorrow. Students are able to come up and chat with them on a walk-up basis to learn about opportunities with the Charlottesville Police Department. 

Henrico Summer Basic Jailors Academy last call February 28

The Henrico County Sheriff's office has allowed us to extend the application deadline for the Summer Basic Jailors Academy for students to get their last documents in. 

*** The flyer and application forms are located at the following link:

https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/internships/

Documents must be turned in to The Wilder School Office of Student Success located in the Raleigh Building 1002 by noon on Friday, February 28th. If you intend to submit an application for the Henrico Basic Jailors Academy and have not yet: As a reminder, you will need to have pages numbered 5, 6, 8  and 9 (if you've served in the military) of the Personal History Packet notarized. Notary options include: 

  • VCU Library: Pam Fraga room 314: (804) 828-1107 James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314-L phfraga@vcu.edu
  • Wilder School Manager: Pamela Spratley: please schedule an appointment using the following link 
  • Visit your local bank or UPS store

**If you already turned in your documents your application packet is currently being reviewed by Henrico County**

2020-2021 Wilder Graduate Scholars Fellowship -Deadline March 15

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is accepting applications for the Wilder Graduate Scholars Fellowship program!

This fellowship provides top full-time students in each of our master’s programs with professional work experience, in-state tuition, and a $14,500 stipend through a host employer. Fellowship placements are for one academic year that begins in August and ends in May. Fellows are expected to work 20 hours a week.  

Applications are due March 15.  For more information, please visit https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/graduate-fellowship/

Call for Applications 2020 - Academy for Public Policy Analysis and Research

The Policy Academies’ mission is to build and sustain meaningful diversity in public policy analysis and research by cultivating the early careers of a diverse community of emerging policy leaders. Fellows will add their perspectives to the policy discourse and ultimately improve outcomes for underserved and historically-exploited communities.

The year-long fellowship begins with an intensive 9-week training program in Washington, DC located at the Urban Institute. The Academy Fellowship offers a unique and challenging program of knowledge-building, research skills-training, career development, and mentoring for undergraduates interested in advancing racial equity and economic justice through public policy.


If you are a college junior interested in developing the specialized knowledge and skills required to begin a dynamic career in the world of policy research: Learn More and Apply! Applications Due March 22, 2020!


Apply here: https://www.thepolicyacademies.org/

VDOT Richmond District Office Hourly Planning Position

The Virginia Department of Transportation's Richmond District Office is seeking an organized individual to coordinate with other staff and local and regional planning entities on planning activities to fill an hourly Planning Specialist role. 

Preferred Qualification: BS in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning or related field. Certified Planner with American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Experience in long-range transportation planning to include forecasting, transportation studies and traffic analyses. Experience as liaison with diverse groups, e.g. government officials, special interest groups, citizens, etc. Experience using planning and traffic engineering software, e.g. Highway Capacity Software.

More information and to apply here.

VHWDA Program Manager

The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority is now accepting applications for a Program Manager position. This is a grant-funded, full time position with benefits.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in health care, public health, social sciences or education. Master’s preferred. Five years progressively responsible experience preferred in administering health and human services programs, preferably in program administration, community development or a health-related field. Ability to analyze and evaluate program services and activities; prepare reports, statements, and correspondence in a comprehensible manner.

Application:
Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Keisha Smith at ksmith@vhwda.org.

 

See attached PDF for more information.

DEQ Summer Internship

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting applications for a summer intern proficient in data analysis who can determine a return on investement for properties that go through DEQ remediation programs! This is a full-time summer position paid state intern rates. Undergraduate and graduate students can apply. 

Preferred Qualifications: Strong math and economics interest from urban studies.

Resumes can be sent to april.nimary@deq.virginia.gov.

 

Careers in Organizing

The Washington Interfaith Network and sister organizations in the region are hiring organizers to change the world for the better! Openings are at various locations in DC, Maryland and Virginia, as well as around the country. An organizer is not stuck behind a desk, but rather is meeting people where they are in congregations, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) or more years of experience in community organizing or community based work
  • Can meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment
  • Excellent personal accountability and follow through
  • People of color strongly encouraged to apply
  • Multilingual skills are a plus

Closing date of positions: As soon as filled.

How to apply: Please send cover letter sharing why you want to organize, your relevant experience, as well as salary expectations and resume to vrunoiaf@gmail.com. Inquires that do not include a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please put “CAREERS” in the subject line.