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National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

NGFP Virtual Information Session

When: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Zoom Link: https://pnnl.zoom.us/j/377210729

Or Dial-in: 646-876-9923 

Meeting ID: 377 210 729

Graduate students at the master's and PhD levels in STEM and Policy-related majors are invited to a Zoom informational session about a one-year paid fellowship program through the NNSA that can be a doorway to a career in the government related to national security policy and practice. US Citizenship is required. Please see the attached flyers for more details. 

 

 

Recognizing (Inter)National Award Recipients

If you have received any of the (inter)national awards listed below or an (inter)national award not listed below this year, please email Ms. Isom-Payne at sipayne@vcu.edu 
  • Fulbright Student Scholarship
  • Boren Scholarship/Fellowship
  • Critical Language Scholarship
  • Gilman Scholarship
  • Truman Scholarship
  • Goldwater Scholarship
  • Udall Scholarship
  • Marshall Scholarship
  • Mitchell Scholarship
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • UK Fulbright Summer Institute Scholarship

VDOC - Undergraduate Internship Summer/Fall 2020

The Virginia Department of Corrections - Corrections Operations Unit is now accepting applications from undergraduate Wilder School students for an unpaid (academic credit offered) Summer/Fall 2020 Internship. This is a project-based internship to analyze and present employee input to an executive audience within the agency.

Interested students can contact and submit applications to Steve Smith, Operations Project Manager, Virginia Department of Corrections (Email: Russell.S.Smith@vadoc.virginia.gov, Phone: 804-887-8087)

Application Material:

Submit the following by email:

1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. List two professional references, one of which must be VCU faculty. Be sure to include your status (fulltime/part-time, graduation date, grade point average)


Applicants under active consideration will be provided with a face-to-face session as a familiarization to the data and its analysis/visualization. This internship opportunity is open for both the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semesters. The application period will remain open until slots are filled for both semesters.

See attached PDF for more information.

Summer 2020 VDH/VDOT Project Internship Opportunity

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking a VCU MURP student to serve as an Active Communities Policy Intern. This is an unpaid internship for Summer 2020.

See the attached PDF for more information.

To apply, please submit your resume to wsinternship@vcu.edu by April 24th. 

Intern - Public Policy Research - Fall 2020

Are you trying to begin a career in policy, communications, or law? Do you want a rich education in contemporary policy issues—and the philosophical, historic, and economic underpinnings of those issues? A Cato internship might be right for you.

All Cato interns attend the same intensive seminar series, which covers a broad range of history, philosophy, policy, and professional development topics. Interns also assist with events and occasionally help Cato staff with other day-to-day needs.
Interns receive a stipend of $1000 per month. Interns who are in law school or who hold a JD receive a stipend of $1400 per month. Part-time positions are adjusted accordingly.

Apply here.

2020 Constituent Services Summer Internship

Senator Mark R. Warner’s Vienna state office seeks undergraduates or recent graduates for a constituent services internship. Interns will assist state staff with community outreach, preparing congressional inquiries, research on pressing constituent issues, front office duties, and basic office administration. Applicants should be able to work independently, have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, and a desire to learn about the day to day functions of a Senate state office. Experience with Internet Quorum is a plus, but not required.

Candidates eligible to be considered for a stipend must:
  • Be applying for an internship in one of the Senator’s state offices;
  • Commit to a 12-week internship;
  • For a $600 pre-tax stipend, commit to work between 12 – 23 hours per week; for a $1000 pre-tax stipend, commit to work at least 24 hours a week;
  • Demonstrate strong ties to Virginia or attend a Virginia school;
  • Be authorized to work in the United States; and
  • Pursuant to federal law, be a U.S. citizen or meet one of three limited exceptions.
Interns available for fewer than 16 hours a week are eligible for an internship, but not a stipend. 

Apply on Handshake

Trafficking Victims Assistance Program Summer Intern

The International Rescue Committee is accepting applications for a Trafficking Victims Assistance Summer Intern.

Position Description
  • Collaborate with Health Liaison to conduct enrollment needs assessments and individualized service plans with newly referred clients
  • Assist clients with applying for identifying documentation, including non-work SSN, T-Visa, and VA State ID/Driver’s License
  • Assist Health Liaison with making client appointments for physical and mental healthcare needs
  • Accompany clients to appointments, if needed, and assist them in completing their new patient registration. Advocate for clients’ language access needs.
  • Help clients in accessing and understanding public benefits, especially Medicaid
  • Make referrals for clients to relevant community partners and services
  • Maintain excellent written and digital documentation of services
  • Maintain up to date client and provider master lists
  • Accompany Health Liaison to conferences and community discussions scheduled during the internship.
Requirements
  • Enrollment in a related graduate or undergraduate program.
  • Interest in working with a variety of cultures and clients with varying English levels.
  • Preferred – regular access to an insured vehicle, maintenance of clean driving record
  • Preferred – fluency in Spanish

Apply on Handshake

Evergreen Intern - Enrichmond Foundation

Enrichmond Foundation is looking for a motivated college student who can commit to helping Enrichmond in its mission to research and share important information about the historic African-American cemeteries of East End and Evergreen while helping to increase civic engagement with the historic sites. 

Qualifications:
  • Current college student or recent graduate with an interest in history and race. Major areas that may be useful for this internship: history, American studies, African American studies, architecture, urban planning, environmental studies, leadership, geography, political science
  • Helpful to have experience with academic or biographical writing and using citation systems
  • Past community service experience or nonprofit work
  • Skilled at research, interpersonal communication, time management, and teamwork
  • Respect for the wishes of the family members of those interred
  • Desirable experiences: GIS, volunteer management, database research
If you are interested, feel free to email or call Genifer Ross (gross@enrichmond.org), (662) 364-1140 with any questions.

Development and Communications Intern - Ronald McDonald House Charities of RVA

Internship description: The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond in a non-profit that provides support services to reduce stress for families receiving medical treatment in the Richmond area. RMHC of Richmond is seeking an intern in the Development Office to assist in daily communications and fundraising efforts. 

Experience interns will gain: The Development Intern will become well-versed in the mission and daily functions of the Ronald McDonald House Charities in order to be another support to the Development Office. Interns will be assigned daily support tasks in addition to a possible umbrella project, with an intended lasting impact.
Qualifications: Preferably, applicants will have an interest in non-profit management, fundraising, event planning, marketing, and be comfortable interacting with a wide variety of populations.
Hours per week and Compensation: The position is approximately 15-20 hours a week. Hours are flexible and we are willing to work with students in order to meet criteria for school credit hours. The internship is unpaid.
Apply on Handshake

2020 Internships at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender

OPD offers a hands-on experience for current undergraduate, paralegal studies, graduate student and law students to assist in the client-centered and team-based representation of OPD clients. This unparalleled experience allows interns to be fully incorporated into OPD’s innovative and strategic approach to aggressive litigation and comprehensive advocacy. Tasks include, but are not limited to, conducting client interviews and intakes, legal research, writing, and investigations. 
Placement will be based on the candidate’s preferences and will be in one of our 12 district offices or state divisions. 
Requirements:
  • An individual is pursuing an education in Criminal Justice, Forensic Studies, Paralegal, a Pre-Law, or Law Program.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates commitment to public defense.
  • Ability to work independently.

Apply on Handshake.

Victim Services Intern - Virginia Beach Justice Initiative

The Victim Services Intern is an unpaid internship with the responsibility of assisting VBJI’s Case Managers with client services. Their duties may include (but are not limited to): assisting in identification and intake, courtroom advocacy, jail programming, discharge planning, and connecting clients to community resources. Victim Services Interns may also be asked to help with administrative tasks as needed. The Victim Services Director will work with the interns and case managers to ensure that they
are trained properly on trauma-informed care and understand VBJI’s standards of best practice.
The commitment is 20-30 hours a week for 10-12 weeks.
Apply on Handshake.

Legal Research Intern - Virginia Beach Justice Initiative

The Legal Research Intern position is an unpaid summer internship responsible for supporting the Victim Services Director with a feasibility study on access to justice for victims of human trafficking. The commitment is 20 hours a week for 10-12 weeks. 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate student in Law or Political Science preferred; experience and knowledge commensurate with the position required
  • Must embrace the mission and assent to the core values of Virginia Beach Justice Initiative
  • Demonstrate strong research and assessment skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must
  • Possess solid time management skills
  • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability
REQUIREMENTS
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check
  • Commitment to confidentiality

Apply on Handshake

Fall 2020 CEOS Undergraduate Internship

The Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (“CEOS”) and its forensic High Technology Investigative Unit (“HTIU”) are the nation’s experts in investigating and prosecuting high-technology federal child exploitation cases and crimes. CEOS Trial Attorneys and HTIU Digital Investigative Analysts lead the Department of Justice’s efforts to improve the enforcement of federal child exploitation laws and prevent the exploitation of children. CEOS is accepting applications for fall internships.

Commitment:                                                   
Spring and fall applicants must be available to work at least 32 hours per week (across no fewer than 4 days) for a minimum of 10 weeks. This requirement is not negotiable and availability must be confirmed with the applicant and their educational institution before an interview can be conducted. The summer internship is full-time (5 days per week).

Fall internship position: June 15

Salary: These positions are volunteer (uncompensated).

Apply on Handshake

Student Trainee (Clerical) - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice is accepting applications for a Student Trainee part of the Pathways Intern Program.

If selected, you will provide general office support in the Criminal, Civil and/or Administrative Divisions of the United States Attorney's Office. You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:

  • Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate;
  • Operating a copy machine;
  • Collating and stapling materials;
  • Sorting and arranging material for filing in alphabetical, numerical, or chronological order;
  • Locating and retrieving materials;
  • Stocking forms and other office supplies; and
  • Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Apply on USA Jobs.

Student Trainee (Management Analyst)

This position will serve as a student trainee for the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (Department of Housing and Urban Development) and will receive training in analytical methods used to develop objectively based information in support of administrative and programmatic planning, development, evaluation, and managerial decision-making. On-the-job training assignments provide a practical understanding of the organization, programs, policies, and objectives of the agency as well as furnish experience in the application of principles, procedures, and work techniques.

As a Student Trainee (Management Analyst), you will:

  • Use computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheet to perform elementary office automation tasks such as entering and retrieving data into or from existing spreadsheets and producing various standardized documents using established formats.
  • Locate and gather specifically identified material from various sources for the use of the staff.
  • Type letters, reports, memoranda, etc., which include technical terms. The incumbent of this position also ensures that work products have been thoroughly proofread and are error-free.
  • Review outgoing correspondence and reports for format, grammar, typographical accuracy, conformance with established procedures, and confirm that all required background information is attached.

Pathways Student Trainee (Management) - Department of Agriculture

This is a Student Trainee position receiving on-the-job training and experiences in the field of administrative/clerical duties.

The salary in the announcement is based on the Rest of US pay table. 

This vacancy is for one position to be filled in either St. Louis, MO; Harrisburg, PA; or Richmond, VA.

Responsibilities 

  • Receives on-the-job training and experiences in the field of administrative/clerical duties.
  • Takes telephone messages, answers routine inquiries, receives visitors to the office, files a variety of documents/correspondence, monitors stock levels of a variety of office supplies and orders as needed, Xeroxes and scans a variety of information.
  • Use personal computer, printers, scanners, etc. to perform office automation duties. This includes the use of software packages, i.e., excel spreadsheets, word processing, electronic mail, calendar, power point slideshows, access database, etc.

Research Participation Opportunity for Students

Take an online survey to help researchers from an interdisciplinary research project at VCU to better understand students' social relationships and how those affect their mental health and school achievement. 

Undergraduate and Graduate Students are invited to participate! Compensation is provided.

Interested? Find the survey here. Questions? Contact (804)-828-5411 or email socialties@vcu.edu

 

World U.P. Foundation - Program Manager Vacancy

The World U.P. Foundation is accepting applications to fill a Program Manager vacancy.

World U.P. is a collective of innovative and passionate people who dream of an Understanding and Peaceful global community, where everyone belongs, is celebrated, and is appreciated for our differences. We are building our World U.P. by improving access to resources that allow humans to connect, learn, and empower each other through kindness and love.

The Program Manager role requires a blend of thinking, administration, and development. If you bring energy, creativity, and a strong work ethic both to team environments and to your personal life--you are encouraged to apply!! The World U.P. Board of Directors will provide resources to teach you the skills and knowledge to succeed if you have the time and commitment to help World U.P. thrive and move forward. If you are a "roll up your sleeves" and get it done kind of person, we would love to talk to you.

The job allows for flexible/remote daily work but requires weekly check-ins with the Executive Director. The role requires on-site activities one (1) Saturday morning a month.

Compensation:
$10 - $12/hour based on experience

Visit https://www.worldupfoundation.org/ and click on the Apply for Program Manager Position to apply.