The Office of Professional Development at HLS is pleased to share some professional development events and opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and career openings for current students.
Check out upcoming events and opportunities for the week of April 15–April 23…
Thursday April 15, 2021
Careers in the Foreign Service: A Conversation with IU Political Science Alumna Shanna Surendra
Interested in Working for the State Department? Want to know what it is like to work in the foreign service? What skills do you need to be successful in the diplomatic corps? Please join us for a webinar with IU Political Science Alumna Shanna Dietz Surendra.
Friday April 16, 2021
National Professional Sciences Masters Association (NPSMA) Graduate School Fair
Learn about Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree programs and how these colleges and universities combine STEM-focused curricula with professional skills. A combination that prepares you for science careers in industry, government, or non-profit organizations. At this event, you can meet with representatives from graduate programs from many STEM disciplines offering master’s degrees based on the Professional Science Master’s initiative.
Monday April 19, 2021
Graduate Career Exploration Group Sessions 3 & 4 (GradEx) – April 19, and 26
So, what are you going to do after Grad School? What a loaded question, right? This career exploration group will help graduate students systematically think through an answer.
Session 3- April 19th
• Networking 101 for Grad Students
• Researching Industries and Employers
• CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letters
Session 4- April 26th
• Workshop Job Application Materials
• Interview Preparation
• Job Offer Negotiation
Register via Handshake
Tuesday April 20, 2021
Hire Big10+ Virtual Career Fair
This event is for all enrolled students at member schools of the Hire Big10+ Consortium. This event is a unique opportunity to meet with employers, discover new career opportunities, and make an impression.
This event provides you the opportunity to network through 10-minute one-on-one sessions and group information sessions with premier employers across the country who are seeking to build relationships with those who have served.
New Orleans Asylum Career Panel
3pm – 4pm
U Alumna Kathleen Tonkovich invites you to join the New Orleans Asylum Office as they host an Asylum Career Panel on Tuesday, April 20th from 3 to 4 PM. You’ll learn about what it’s like to adjudicate asylum cases and hear about upcoming job openings.
Kathleen is a Supervisory Asylum Officer in the New Orleans Asylum Office and can be contacted through the Walter Center Success Network.
Thursday April 22, 2021
How to Fund Your Graduate Degree
Attend this info session to hear from Megan Vandenhemel, Assistant Director of Graduate Student Recruitment give insight on options for funding your graduate studies.
Virtual Student Foreign Policy Summit
oin us on April 23rd! The U.S Department of State’s Office of Public Liaison will host a Virtual Student Foreign Policy Summit, an effort to connect university and college students from across the country to hear from U.S. foreign policy practitioners.
Students will hear from experts in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, and the Bureau of Global Talant Management.
See the HLS Event Calendar here for a full list of events
Upcoming Events and Deadlines for National Scholarships and Awards:
Thursday April 15th: Fulbright Award Info Session
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:
Monday April 19th: Churchhill, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarship Deadline
Campus deadline to submit materials for nomination for a Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell or Rhodes scholarship to study in the United Kingdom or Ireland.
Monday April 19th: Fulbright Info Session
Staff members from the Institute of International Education (IIE) will present information about the US Student Fulbright program which provides opportunities to study/research or teach English abroad.
Register at: IU Online Fulbright Information
Tuesday April 20th: Schwarzman Scholar Presentation
Schwarzman scholar alumni will present Reflections on Learning and Examining Leadership Structures. Register at: Schwarzman reflection and leadership event.
Thursday April 29th : Schwarzman Webinar
Schwarzman Scholars admissions team members and alumni present an hour-long webinar about the program and selection process.
Register at: Schwarzman scholarship info session.
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona.
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.
Application Deadline May 1, 2021
Learn more and apply
Tuesday May 11th: Fulbright Workshop
Fulbright application workshop. Learn about the components of a Fulbright application and start an application.
Register via Zoom at: May 11 Fulbright workshop.
Thursday May 20th : Fulbright Workshop
Fulbright application workshop. Learn about the components of a Fulbright application and start an application.
Register via Zoom at: May 20 Fulbright workshop.
Next Generation Leadership Program
The Next Generation Leadership Program seeks to strengthen American democracy through broad participation in public service, diverse leadership, and constructive collaboration. NextGen Leadership works towards this aim by inspiring and preparing you to become a leader in your community and advance the public good throughout your career. Students who complete the NextGen Leadership Program will earn an e-certificate and a $500 scholarship.
For more information about these opportunities, students can contact Paul Fogleman in the office of National Scholarships and Awards (firstname.lastname@example.org; 812-855-3948) or make an appointment with him via the SAS in One.IU.
Paralegal Position for Global Trade at Salesforce
Salesforce is looking for a talented paralegal to join the Global Trade team in Salesforce’s Office of Global Ethics & Integrity. If you have amazing business acumen, operational systems and technology sensibilities, organizational and analytical skills, have a keen interest in global trade, love international business and compliance, and want to work for one of Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work For, apply today!
Dept. of State-Student Trainee (Foreign Affairs) – Pathways Internship Experience Program
This position is assigned to the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO). The mission of CSO is to anticipate, prevent, and respond to conflict that undermines U.S. national interests. Our three lines of effort (LOEs) support this mission by focusing on different aspects of the conflict cycle: 1) strategic prevention; 2) conflict resolution; and 3) security sector stabilization. We implement our LOEs through three key functions; 1) deploying Stabilization Advisors; 2) harnessing data analytics; and 3) leading, informing, and implementing policy and programs on conflict prevention and stabilization.
Deadline to apply: April 19, 2021 or when 50 applications are received
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Inc.-Government Affairs, Policy and PAC Intern
We are currently seeking rising Junior or Senior candidates who are working towards obtaining a bachelors degree in Government Affairs, Political Science, International Affairs, Communications or related fields for a virtual internship this summer of 2021.
She Grows It-International Relations and Development Intern
SGI is a company seeking to build up the next generation of international leaders for development and diplomatic assistance. We want to find individuals who also uphold values that coincide with our commitment to impacting the world and it’s people in a positive manner. Interns that join SGI will engage in research on topics related to agricultural development, business practices, and policy centered on environmental and economic sustainability.
The United Nations-Political Affairs Internship
The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) internships are unpaid and duration is three months with the opportunity for extension, pending on the needs of the Executive Directorate.
The intern must be fluent in English and Chinese in order to review working documents.
Due to COVID-19, the internship will be conducted on remote basis. The internship to start as soon as possible.
K&L Gates, Government Affairs Internship
K&L Gates is seeking a Government Affairs Intern to join the Washington, DC, office. The Government Affairs Intern position is for college students to spend the summer semester (May-August) at K&L Gates to actively participate in the policy affairs of the firm and to learn about the federal political process.
Full-time Summer Legal Intern Position at Slotegraaf Niehoff, PC
Slotegraaf Niehoff, PC is seeking a full-time summer intern for our office. Slotegraaf Niehoff was founded in 2014 and is located in beautiful downtown Bloomington. Our practice areas include family law, business law, estate planning and probate and trust administration. This position pays $10 per hour.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
· Directly assist Attorney or Paralegal with various projects
· Scanning and storing documents in Google Drive
· Excel and Microsoft Word knowledge
· Scheduling and Calendaring
· Running an occasional errand
· Reliability and punctuality
· Opportunity to attend hearings, depositions, etc.
Visit their website www.snlawoffice.com for additional information about their office.
To apply, please forward a brief cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org for information on the Dean’s Scholarship.
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