The Office of Professional Development at HLS is pleased to share the next few upcoming week’s professional development events, scholarship, fellowship, and career opportunities for current students.
Check out upcoming events and opportunities for the week of March 7– March 20th…
Tuesday March 9, 2021
Global Service and Peace Corps Preparation Program Info Session
Interested in a career in Global Service? Meet IU’s Peace Corps Recruiter and learn about IU’s undergraduate program in Global Service and Peace Corps Preparation. Attend this webinar to learn more and ask questions about global service and the Peace Corps Prep. Program!
Wednesday March 10, 2021
US Department of State Diplomatic Simulation, 1pm-2:30pm
Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the US Department of State? Curious about the work they do and the intricacies of diplomatic negotiation? If so, join representatives from the Department of State for a simulation of a diplomatic negotiation. Light reading will be required prior to the event to ensure we can begin on time. Additional information will be e-mailed prior to the event.
“Internships: The Why and How from People Who Know”, 6pm – 7pm
Information about how to get help finding internships, how to get your resume in gear and, if you are a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, we’ll introduce you to some internship scholarship opportunities to help subsidize non-paying or low-paying internships. Please join us for this virtual event.
To register and for more information, please contact Maria Cambone, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday March 10, Thursday March 11th, and Friday March 12th, 2021
WeRepresent Virtual Conference
WeRepresent is a free virtual conference to bolster participation in Gilman, Critical Language, Fulbright, and Boren programs for students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, students with disabilities, students in the LGBTQI+ community, and students from low-income backgrounds. Staff and faculty are eligible to attend as well (also free).
For more information on panel topics, times, and to register go to: WeRepresent Conference.
Thursday March 11
State of Indiana Collegiate Talent Search Virtual Career Fair, 10am – 3pm
This event Open to Students & Alumni across All majors from Colleges & Universities in Indiana and beyond!
Learn more: https://bit.ly/307wQEy
Tuesday March 16, 2021
Career Spotlight: U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Programs
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
12pm – 12:30pm EST
Join us for our Career Spotlight Series where we welcome an organization for a quick presentation and leave time for student questions (only 30 min. max!). No need to dress up, no long presentations. Come as you are and join us to explore different career paths.
See the HLS Event Calendar here for a full list of events
Upcoming Events and Deadlines for National Scholarships and Awards:
March 12 – The David E. Albright Memorial Scholarship may be awarded to full-time undergraduates students enrolled at IUB with an HLS Major. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA to be eligible for the scholarship and must be eligible to graduate in 2022.
March 9, March 25, April 5, April 15 – Online Fulbright info sessions. Fulbright awards support study/research activities and place students as English Teaching Assistants in over 150 countries. These (identical) 30 minute info sessions will provide a brief overview of the program and relevant dates for the 2021 application process and is open to all students and alumni. Register via Zoom. Day and start time of each session included in each link:
- March 9 – 2pm – Fulbright Info Session
- March 25 – 1pm – Fulbright Info Session
- April 5 – 1pm – Fulbright Info Session
- April 15 – 2pm – Fulbright Info Session
For more information about these opportunities, students can contact Paul Fogleman in the office of National Scholarships and Awards (email@example.com; 812-855-3948) or make an appointment with him via the SAS in One.IU.
TFAS is committed to providing engaging opportunities for academic and professional growth while maintaining the safety of our students, professors and internship supervisors. For our in-person programs, we will continue to follow all public health guidelines provided by university partners and local jurisdictions. Virtual positions are also available. Deadline to apply: March 16th.
Center for the Study of Global Change Research and Program Assistant
The Center for the Study for Global Change (Global Center) at Indiana University is recruiting one (1) Research and Program Assistant (RPA) to support a range of global teaching and learning projects run by Dr Elisheva Cohen. The RPA will work for five (5) hours a week over the spring semester, beginning on March 15, with the possibility of additional hours in the summer. This RPA position includes general research assistance, with a focus on identifying and reviewing relevant academic literature, editing and formatting work, and coding research data. The RPA will also support education programming for K-12 teachers with tasks including developing, expanding, and revising materials, and coordinating program logistics.
The RPA will receive $15.00 per hour.
To apply, candidates should send the following to Elisheva Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Wednesday, March 10.
Help a Child Explore the World. IU student mentors are needed for 6 weeks to help 5th graders prepare and present global research projects related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Call out Meeting on March 16 at 7:30 pm.
Partnerships, P4G Internship
P4G brings together business, government, and civil society organizations in innovative public-private partnerships to advance solutions to help meet humanity’s greatest needs in food and agriculture, water, energy, cities and circular economy
This internship is based at P4G’s Global Hub hosted at World Resources Institute. You will work primarily with P4G’s Partnerships Team and will also work in coordination with P4G’s Operations, Engagement, Communications and Investment Teams.
Rotational Non-Profit Management Internship
Through this internship, you will receive robust training in a diverse range of WRI operations duties, including project financial management, grant and sub-agreement management, development and fundraising, finance and accounting, and human resources. Operations teams create the infrastructure that facilitates the success of WRI’s mission and are foundational to WRI being able to achieve impact.
During the first three weeks, you will participate in a rotational training curriculum involving in-depth seminars, guided learning modules, and assignments that will provide in-depth insight into the topics and responsibilities encompassing non-profit management.
Students accepted into one of these internships should reach out to Ashlynne Bender, email@example.com for information on the Dean’s Scholarship.