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Paid Internships or Employment

Fellowship Opportunity: Dorsey and Whitney Future Leaders Program

Organization Name: Dorsey and Whitney Future Leaders Program

Position Type: Week-long fellowship

Location: New York, NY

Sector: Law

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

Wage or benefits: Stipend and communting expenses

Time Commitment: August 21-25, 2017

Organization website: https://www.dorsey.com/newsresources/news/press-releases/2017/03/future-...

Internship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Organization Name: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Position Type: Internship 

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Public Policy

Subject: Latinx/Hispanic Advocacy

Application Deadline: April 21, 2017

Wage or benefits: $3,750 stipend

Time Commitment: Twelve weeks for Fall 2017

Desired Major or Interest: Latinx/Hispanic Students

Organization website: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Brief Description of the organization: The CHCI experience places Latino youth on a new trajectory by inspiring high school and college completion, and then providing programs to explore public policy and leadership in our nation’s capital. These vital opportunities empower Latinos for great personal and professional achievement.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications: 

Internship Opportunity: Center for Economic and Policy Research

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

Position Type: Internship - paid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Non-Profit

Start Date: early June, 2017

Wage or benefits: $1,956.32 per month, rising to $2,062.50 per month beginning July 1, 2017, plus up to a $255.67 reimbursement for health insurance per month

Desired Class Year: Open to recent college graduated and graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: April 5, 2017

Organization website:

http://cepr.net/about-us/jobs/internships/job-announcement-summer-2017-domestic-program-intern

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Internship Opportunity: CNN

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

Position Type: Health Intern

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Sector: News

Start Date: June 5 – August 11

Wage or benefits: Paid minimum wage

Desired Class Year: Must have completed their sophomore year prior to the start of the internship

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Organization website: https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobId=770649

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: FiveThirtyEight

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

Position Type: Data Reporter; Copy Editor; Podcast and Video; Visual Journalist

Location: New York City

Sector: Journalism

Start Date: June 5

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for 10 weeks

Desired Class Year: Must be a junior, senior, or recently graduated at the time of the internship

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Organization website: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/were-hiring-summer-interns/

Brief Description of the organization:

Job Opportunity: Campaign Organizer at Impact

Organization Name: Impact

Position Type: Full-time job

Location: Any of 25 different cities across the country

Sector: Nonprofit

Start Date: August 2017

Wage or benefits: The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. Impact offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

Time Commitment: Although there is no typical day or week, you should expect to work 60 or more hours a week. In addition, organizers generally spend a couple of weekends each month participating in trainings, regional meetings, conferences, or campaign events. When push comes to shove, we do whatever it takes to win, and during those times, we work closer to 80 hours a week.

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years, including recent graduates

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Organization website: http://weareimpact.org/index.html

Fellowship Opportunity: The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

Position Type: Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowship

Location: Washington, D.C. and various U.S. embassies or consulates

Sector: Foreign Affairs

Application Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Wage or benefits: 

Undergraduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Graduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Eligibility: 

Undergraduate: Applicants must be U.S. citizens in the junior year of undergraduate study with a minimum 3.2 GPA

Internship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Organization Name: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Position Type: Paid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Subject: Public Policy

Application Deadline: (Spring Term) November 4, 2016

Desired Class Year: For all undergraduate students.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to ALL majors 

Organization website: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Brief Description of the organization:

For nearly 40 years, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has forged a critical pathway to Educate, Empower, and Connect our nation’s future Latino leaders, creating a transformative and lasting Impact on Latino youth and our nation.

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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: http://www.exeter.edu

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.

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