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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/

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Business Continuity Internship

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is currently looking for a Business Continuity intern available from May-August. This internship would report to Business Continuity within the Bank and will assist in different activities, including exercise scenario development and facilitation, publishing articles internally to highlight the Bank’s preparedness and mitigation, and working with contingency planning and operations.

Candidates with a 3.0+ GPA, excellent analytical skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, and strong creative ability are encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate proficient communication skills and be a team player. 

If interested, please send resumes and cover letters to Autumn Farrell at Autumn.Farrell@rich.frb.org.

2021 Summer Internships with the Defense Intelligence Agency

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is now accepting applications for 2021 Summer Internships. The following departments are recruiting:

  • Analysis Career Field
  • Legal
  • Security Career Field
  • Office of Management & Infrastructure Career Field
  • Mission Management Career Field
  • Inspector General Career Field
  • Human Services Career Field
  • Human Intelligence Career Field

To be eligible for a summer internship at DIA, candidates must be:

  • Currently enrolled in a full–time baccalaureate or graduate degree program which is primarily focused on skills that are critical to DIA, such as: foreign area studies, legal, computer science, business administration, human resources, public administration, international relations, political science, chemistry, physics, biology, microbiology, pharmacology, toxicology, engineering, data science, math, statistics, or intelligence analysis related courses.
  • Have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours or its equivalent and possess a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent at the time of application.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.   
  • All DIA employees are subject to initial and periodic counterintelligence (CI)-scope polygraph tests and drug tests.

More information here: https://www.dia.mil/Careers-and-Internships/Students/

Summer Campaign Job Opportunities

The Fund for the Public Interest is seeking hard-working individuals with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. We are hiring full-time staff, with leadership opportunities available, with offices in over 25 cities across the country this summer, to work on issues like tackling climate change, saving bees from dangerous pesticides, and stopping single-use plastics from polluting our oceans and other waterways.

  • Get experience with the leadership and communication skills and connections needed to launch your career
  • Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues
  • Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups
  • Earn an average of $6,000-$8,000 this summer 

Find out more and apply at www.summerjobsthatmatter.org. Representatives from the Fund for the Public Interest will be on campus on 3/17 & 3/18, and again on 4/6 & 4/7, call 303-573-5858 to schedule an interview.

The Fund for the Public Interest is also hiring for career positions for college graduates. For college graduates and graduating seniors, consider starting your career in activism, nonprofits, and political work as a Canvass Director. To apply online, visit www.fundjobs.org!

Richmond PAL positions and volunteer opportunities

The Richmond Police Athletic League is a non-profit organization that aims to provide comprehensive support to the City of Richmond’s youth through mentorship opportunities, educational
support, and sports and recreational activities. The organization seeks to bridge the gap between Richmond families, the community, and the Richmond Police Department in an effort to nurture
and guide the youth into becoming productive and contributing citizens.

They are seeking Interns! See the attachments. 

They also are seeking volunteer support for their many youth engagement programs. To be considered for any of the opportunities, please complete the attached application, criminal records check authorization form and submit your resume to Sgt. Peterson  Kenneth.Peterson@richmondgov.com

 

 

 

Summer Internship - Everytown for Gun Safety

Are you interested in learning new skills while working with an organization that is making a difference in America’s gun violence epidemic?
Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation’s largest gun violence prevention advocacy group, seeks talented, creative, thoughtful, and ambitious interns to join our movement. Everytown is looking for college students who are ready and eager to engage in high-level impactful work and join the fight to save lives. Internships are now available for Summer 2020. Everytown’s Summer Internship program runs for 10 weeks from June 1, 2020 - August 21, 2020.
To learn more about Everytown visit https://everytown.org/who-we-are/
The following skills are a plus:
● Analytical skills
● Content creation
● Organizational skills
● Research skills
● Project management
● Strong writing skills
● Passion for the mission
Requirements:
● Enrolled in an accredited institution
● Eager to learn on the job
● Able to work for the duration of the summer program
Have an interest in academic work in research, communications, politics, non-profits, and/or social justice
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their interest along with a resume by Friday, March 13, 2020 through Handshake.

Academy for Public Policy Analysis and Research

Applications are now open for the Academy for Public Policy Analysis & Research Fellowship!

In order to be considered, applications must be submitted by 11:59PM PT on March 22, 2020 and contain all required items. The Policy Academies staff will notify applicants of the final decision by early-to-mid April.

Required Information:

  • Completed Application Form

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Full official college transcript through Fall 2019 (including GPA on 4.0 scale)

  • Two Personal Statements

  • Recommendation Form/Statement** (must be from an academic faculty member) Please forward the link to your recommenders as soon as you make the request.

If selected as a semi-finalist, applicants will be required to: 

1) provide additional information on your proposed research project and 

2) be available for a phone/video interview.

Apply here!

 

Marketing & Administrative Coordinator Vacancy-Berkley Group

The Berkley Group/Waypoint 360 is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated Marketing and Administrative Coordinator to support delivery of consulting services to local government clients. The position plans, manages, and executes marketing materials, client communications, and analytical activities that directly support the company's objectives.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, or equivalent and relevant experience in administrative support and office operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, salary history and three professional references to Drew Williams at drew@bgllc.net.

See attached PDF for more information.

Hanover County Patrol Officer Vacancy

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Deputy.

Salary: $46,047

Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Be a U.S citizen
  • Have minimum vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/40
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Successfully pass written test
  • Oral review board
  • Polygraph examination
  • Comprehensive background investigation
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Physical agility test
  • Physical exam
  • Interview with the Sheriff

Excellent benefits package.

General Definition of Work

  • Under direction, provides law enforcement services and protection for our community - Hanover County
  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities and disturbances of law
  • Takes appropriate action upon observation of these activities

VCU Barbados: Atlantic History and Culture

The Global Education Office, the Department of History and the
Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to study on site in Barbados. This program will highlight the historical and cultural heritage of the Caribbean at a festive time in Barbados (the Crop Over festival) when the island is in the midst of celebrating its African cultural traditions mostly through music and dance.

Bridgetown, Barbados
July 17, 2020 – August 13, 2020, Program Cost: $2,450.00 + VCU tuition + Airfare. Program Director: Professor Bernard Moitt, bmoitt@vcu.edu

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2020

See full program description at: http://www.global.vcu.edu/abroad

See attached PDF.