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Internship Opportunity: Phillips Exeter Academy

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Exeter, NH

Sector: Non-profit

Subject: Education

Application Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Wage or benefits: Paid $3250 stipend plus room and board

Time Commitment: Full time, July 12th through August 4th 2017

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate students in their junior and senior year, or graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in teaching as a career

Organization website:

Critical Language Scholarship Program

Position Type: Overseas language and cultural immersion program

Dates: Summer 2017 

Eligibility: U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in every field of study

About the Fellowship:

CLS is an intensive group-based language and cultural enrichment program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs The CLS Program seeks participants with diverse interests, and from a wide range of fields of study and career paths, with the purpose of representing the full diversity of the United States. Participants are selected based on their commitment to language learning and plans to apply their language skills to their future academic or professional pursuits. This program cover approximately one academic year of university-level language coursework during an eight- to ten-week program and are designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of language levels and backgrounds. The fourteen CLS languages are: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

Fellowship Opportunity: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

Position Type: Graduate Fellowship

Dates: 2017 - 2018 academic year

Eligibility: New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and who is pursuing a graduate degree full-time in the United States in the 2017-2018 academic year 

About the Fellowship:

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provides up to $90,000 in support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school full-time in any field and at any advanced degree-granting institution in the United States. They are seeking promising New Americans who plan on making distinctive contributions to American society, culture or their respective field. Each Fellow serves as an example of the richness that refugees and immigrants bring to America. The competition is merit-based and selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Education Reimagined

Organization Name: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Education Reimagined

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-Profit, Think Tank

Subject: Education

Application Deadline: Rolling

Wage or benefits: Stipend for commuting costs

Time Commitment: Full time, at least 20 hours a week

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in education policy

Organization website:

Fellowship Opportunity: Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

This is a paid fellowship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position type: Paid fellowship

Location: Mount Vernon, VA

Sector: Non-Profit, Leadership

Start & end date: June 6, 2016 - July 13, 2016

Wage or benefits:  $600 weekly stipend plus all room, board, and transportation expenses

Desired class year: Rising college juniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher

Desired major or interest: Open to all majors

Application deadline: February 5, 2016

Organization website: Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program

Internship Opportunity: U.S. Department of Education

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. The Rockefeller Center posts such opportunities in an effort to help students prepare for a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization. For more information about the Rockefeller Internships Program please click here.

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Education

Start Date: Varies

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Internship Opportunity: American Association of University Women – Campus Leadership Programs Internship

Position Type: Part-time Internship


Post-Grad Opportunities with March Deadlines

Thanks to the Dartmouth Career Services Office for the consolidated information about these outside opportunities.

Public Relations - Edelman Associate Enrichment Program (18 months): Each participant will rotate through various practices that include, but are not limited to Media, Digital, Consumer, Health, Corporate and Financial IR/Crisis. Each rotation will last 3-6 months. Participants of the program will have a rotation supervisor, attend progress meetings with human resources and will also be paired with a “buddy” as well as a senior-level mentor. March

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