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 29th-May 7th!
Thursday April 29, 2021
Just in Time Hiring Panel with Fisher Investments
Have you been exploring career options for after graduation? Do you have a desire to find a company that encourages lifelong career progression and provides you with an opportunity to help better the lives of their clients? If so, join us for the Just in Time Hiring Panel virtual event with Fisher Investments!
Tuesday May 4, 2021
O’Neill Undergraduate Virtual Information Session
Zoom presentation will include an overview of the O’Neill School and the chance to hear from a current O’Neill student. If you are interested in attending the O’Neill School as a prospective undergrad, join us for a Zoom presentation about all the School can offer you!
Thursday May 6, 2021
Career Webinar: Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Chicago Federal Executive Board, in partnership with the Government College Relations Council would like to invite you to a career webinar with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Please join us as we provide an in-depth look and understanding of the FBI’s mission, the variety of career paths they can offer, as well as insight into the federal application process.
See the HLS Event Calendar here for a full list of events
See the Walter Center for Career Achievement Calendar here for full list of events
See the IU O’Neill School Calendar here for full list of events
Upcoming Events and Deadlines for National Scholarships and Awards:
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 (email@example.com; 812-855-3948) or make an appointment with him via the SAS in One.IU.
The Asia Foundation, Junior Associate
Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, we address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance path-breaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.
The Asia Foundation’s Environment unit team seeks a Junior Associate to work remotely for our San Francisco, CA office during the summer 2021 program period from June 28 – September 17, 2021.
The International Republican Institute’s Center for Global Impact Associate
Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations or related field.
- 0-1 year of experience in international development or related field.
- Demonstrated interest in foreign authoritarian influence, China, and/or Russia, with prior study in the topic area preferred.
- Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.
- Excellent writing, research and communication skills
Direct Action & Research Training Center (DART)
DART is rooted in diverse faith traditions, our members find common ground in values of justice and fairness. We train community leaders and professional organizers to build power and take direct action on problems facing their communities, so that all people are treated with the respect and dignity that our faith traditions tell us they deserve.
See all Associate Community Organizer Position Openings here
Positions start June 7th or August 9th!
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!
United Nations Development Programs, Gender Equality Intern
UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. They help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. They support countries’ efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, which will guide global development priorities through 2030.
International Food Policy Research Institute, Intern
Under the guidance of Daniel Gilligan, Deputy Division Director, the intern will join the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND) part-time to provide research support to the USAID-funded Strengthen PSNP4 Institutions and Resilience (SPIR) Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) and activities under the GIZ-funded project Disruptions and Development of Value Chains in Ethiopia During COVID-19. The internship provides the opportunity to develop the following skills within the context of an international research and development organization.
International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)
The Executive Office (EO) seeks an intern who is a talented thinker, writer, and researcher to support the President and CEO. The EO intern should have exceptional writing skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for international relations. The Executive Office is a fast-paced environment that requires the team to balance multiple responsibilities and projects at once and interact with a lot of different teams and initiatives. An EO intern should be ready to jump in and help with both ad hoc and long-term projects and be able to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
Insulet, Intern Position for Regulatory Affairs (Global)
Regulatory Affairs, Global Intern/Co-op within the Regulatory Affairs department at Insulet will support regulatory submissions leading to regulatory approvals and maintenance of the regulatory registration status as well as compliance for Insulet’s innovative medical devices and support the execution of robust plans that grow the existing business and launch the revolutionary Omnipod® Insulin Management System globally.
The successful candidate will be a graduate level team player willing to do a 6-month long program at Insulet that is related to their area of study and as part of their academic program requirements. This internship/Co-op program will also suit an upcoming graduate 4-8 months before graduation, as a potential entry-level position within the organization based on further evaluation and availability.
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Internship
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation offers paid internship opportunities for students and recent graduates interested in policies to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons and increase peace and security.
Located on Capitol Hill in the heart of Washington D.C., the Center is a respected non-profit organization that educates Congress and the public on national security issues through policy, advocacy, and investigations. Center interns have the opportunity to contribute to the organization in a number of issue areas.
We are now accepting applications for our Summer 2021 internship. The expected duration is 12-16 weeks, depending on availability, for 30 hours per week, at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Note: The position will be virtual, with the possibility of a partial in-person experience in Washington D.C. depending on the Covid-19 situation and the candidate’s circumstances at the time of the internship start.
Applications for Summer 2021 internships are due FRIDAY, APRIL 30 by 5 p.m.
TO APPLY: In one document, please submit a resume; cover letter expressing interest and availability; and a 3 page, preferably relevant, writing sample, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Student Training Pathway
The CFTC offers substantive legal work that provides interns an opportunity to demonstrate their writing, analytical, and advocacy skills. Law students will be assigned to work with CFTC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions’ work.
The Institute of International Education (IIE)
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is seeking a current student for a summer Thomas S. Johnson internship opportunity. The internships, established in honor of Thomas S. Johnson, Chairman Emeritus of IIE’s Board of Trustees, are designed to expose students to the day-to-day operations of a leading international education and exchange not-for-profit that values diversity equity and inclusion. IIE internships allow students to gain insight into the field of international education, learn about career opportunities and establish a network.
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.
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.
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 Shruti Rana, email@example.com for information on the Dean’s Scholarship.
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