TWC Events and Announcements
Conversations in Africana Film
Presented by the Department of Africana Studies. Noted writer, critic and filmmaker Nelson George in conversation with Visiting Professor of Africana Studies Greg Tate.
Brown Events and Announcements
- Fall Course on Philanthropy and Social Change
- FREE anonymous HIV testing
- Teach, Mentor, Coach: RI Urban Debate League
Fall Course on Philanthropy and Social Change
Interested in understanding how foundations work? How donors think about investing their money? Innovative approaches to funding social change? Check out Sociology 1870A, Investing in Social Change: The Practice of Philanthropy, meeting this fall on Tues/Thurs 2:30-3:50.
FREE anonymous HIV testing
Health Services is offering anonymous, drop-in HIV testing for Brown students on Thursday, 4/4, from noon-2pm, at the LGBTQ Center on the 3rd floor of the Campus Center. No appointment needed. No blood draw needed. Drop by on your lunch break! Results available in 40 minutes or less. The CDC recommends that all sexually active people get tested for HIV at least once a year.
Teach, Mentor, Coach: RI Urban Debate League
"The Rhode Island Debate League (RIUDL) is a non-profit dedicated to ""empowering urban students to expand their minds and project their voices through debate."" That's a fancy way of saying, we get to work with some great students across the state to share stories, skills and learn from each other -- through the medium of debate. Our students haven't always had the most privileges in life -- the majority are from low-income backgrounds and attend ""failing"" schools -- but we know they are so much more than that. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org"
Career and Internship Opportunities
- Interning In New York City this summer? Where Are You Going To Live?
- Latino Museum Studies Program - The Interpretation of Latino Visual and Material Culture - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
- SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WITH THE CENTER FOR PRISONER HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS
- Community Environmental College summer program looking for teachers
- Summer Work Opportunities at Breakthrough Providence
- Tuck Business Bridge Program
- COLLEGE ACCESS COACHING OPPORTUNITIES
- ATTENTION STUDENT ACTIVISTS!
- 2013-2014 Surety Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students
- Morgan Stanley Richard B. Scholarship Program
- Ittleson Foundation Internship
- CHCI Fellowship Program Application Deadline Approaching
- AMGEN Scholars Program Summer 2013 Applications now live
- BRAG Summer Internship
Interning In New York City this summer? Where Are You Going To Live?
Educational Housing Services is a great option. EHS provides safe and convenient housing to students and interns in NYC.
To find out more about EHS and the properties that are available this summer, visit: http://studenthousing.org/and/university or call 1-800-297-4694.
Latino Museum Studies Program - The Interpretation of Latino Visual and Material Culture - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
We are working diligently to post practicums for this summer's program.
Please stay tuned and check our website for regular updates. You will
need to list your top three practicum projects on your application
before it is electronically submitted. All available practicum will be
listed on this page by March 15. Thank you for your patience.
July 1 – August 9, 2013
Organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC), the Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP) was created in 1994 to increase the representation, documentation, research, knowledge and interpretation of Latino art, culture and history. This program focuses on developing museum practice within a framework of Latino cultural studies and is offered in two parts.
The first component (July 1 – July 12) is designed to enhance leadership, research and creative skills through a series of lectures, workshops, interactive discussions and behind-the-scenes tours of Smithsonian museums and collections. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian professionals. Curators, researchers, historians, archivists and professors will lead interactive and lively tours and discussions providing participants a unique opportunity to see and hear first-hand the best practices in museums and cultural centers. Additionally, the program will provide an ideal platform to promote the diverse perspectives, fields of study, ethnic backgrounds and experiences of the participants and the faculty.
The second component (July 15 – August 9) consists of a practicum project with a selected Smithsonian museum. Applicants are asked to list their top three choices for a project in their application. The SLC is excited to partner for a second year with the National Trust for Historic Preservation located in Washington, D.C. to offer two additional projects. Smithsonian units participating in the practicum this year include: Smithsonian Latino Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, National Portrait Gallery.
The Latino Museum Studies Program provides a national forum for graduate students to share, explore and discuss the representation and interpretation of Latino cultures in the context of the American experience. It provides a unique opportunity to meet and engage with Smithsonian professionals, scholars from renowned universities, and with leaders in the museum field.
* Share and promote Smithsonian Latino collections and resources
* Contribute to current research and program development at the Smithsonian
* Highlight Smithsonian museum practices and methodologies
* Discuss, explore and expand the methodologies of interpreting visual and material culture in the context of the Latino experience and narrative
* Develop new ways of thinking and broaden the understanding of fundamental museum issues
* Create a network among participants, Smithsonian staff, guest faculty and program alumni
Seminar Dates:July 1 – July 12, 2012
Practicum Dates:July 15 – August 9, 2012
LMSP is open to graduate students enrolled or engaged in the fields of Latino and Latin American art, culture and history; these include but are not limited to visual arts, sociology, performing
arts, literature, cultural anthropology and related studies. Successful candidates should have an active interest in theoretical and practical issues related to museum fields or cultural centers and have original ideas to contribute regarding the representation and interpretation of Latino visual and material culture.
Fees and Expenses
Participation is free and includes accommodations for the duration of the program, as well as the cost of round-trip travel to Washington, D.C. Participants are responsible for all other expenses, including transportation within the city and meals. A modest stipend will be provided to participants who are selected to participate in the four-week practicum component.
* Complete and submit the online application form. All information must be submitted in English. The link to the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA) is https://solaa.si.edu * Request two letters of recommendation. Letters should address why
the candidate is an appropriate fit for the program and should be posted to the SOLAA site by the April 15 deadline. The recommender will be notified via email and receive uploading instructions.
* List top three practicum choices on your application. Practica will be listed on the Latino Center website on March 1, 2013.
Deadline for Application:5 pm EST, April 15, 2013
Application Guidelines http://latino.si.edu/PDF/2013_LMSP_guidelines.pdf
Online Application https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html
Frequently Asked Questions
SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WITH THE CENTER FOR PRISONER HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS
The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights is looking for an undergraduate student (rising junior or rising senior) to work this summer on several projects with a legal nexus. Brad Brockmann, the Center’s Executive Director, is a civil rights attorney who seeks an intern to help with research focused on a number of issues, including lawsuits and administrative actions brought against private health care providers for correctional institutions. (As healthcare is privatized in prisons and jails, more and more questions are being raised about the quality of care that is being delivered as profit motives influence the quality of care delivered.) The research will include some basic legal research that Mr. Brockmann will teach the student and oversee. Other areas to be investigated this summer include challenges to Hepatitis C care and treatment in corrections, as well as changes in and challenges to state immigration laws that are becoming a growing source of incarceration. Mr. Brockmann will assist the student in applying for a LINK summer award through Brown’s CareerLAB. There is no independent funding for this internship at this time. Interested students should send a resume and writing sample as well as a statement of why they would be interested in working on the project, as well as relevant course and volunteer work to: email@example.com
Community Environmental College summer program looking for teachers
We are looking for people who are interested in / have experience doing youth organizing with young people of color, who have an understanding of how systems of oppression impact communities, and who are interested in using popular education as a tool for collective liberation. Although the program is focused on environmental justice we connect it with all issues of oppression and resistance.
See the website for a detailed job description and more information about the program.
Summer Work Opportunities at Breakthrough Providence
Breakthrough Providence is currently hiring for three summer positions: Summer Office Associate for Volunteer Management, Summer Office Associate for Program Logistics, and Ninth Grade Fellow Mentor.
These stipended positions offer a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience, while working with a fun and supportive community that is dedicated to education justice.
Interested candidates should read the full job descriptions on our website (https://www.wheelerschool.org/BPapply/tempsummer) and send application materials to Franny Choi, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications due March 29th, 2013.
Tuck Business Bridge Program
Start a step ahead on the path to SUCCESS with the Tuck Business Bridge Program The Bridge Program is an intense four-week summer experience located at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business. This total immersion program is designed to give top liberal arts and science undergrads practical, marketable business skills – particularly relevant in today's job market.
Wherever your path leads, Tuck can help prepare the way. Our integrated curriculum delivers practical analytical skills—complemented by team valuation projects, résumé sessions, career panels, and interviews—to give you an advantage in recruiting and in everything you pursue. The rigorous coursework and career development program give Bridge alumni an early career advantage for obtaining, and performing effectively in jobs in the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
Get up to speed in key areas such as financial accounting, marketing strategy and tactics, managerial economics, business decision making and corporate finance. The Bridge Program is taught by the same top-ranked faculty who have made Tuck's MBA program a world leader.
Request more information online at http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/bridge.
In the words of Brown students –
“The Tuck Business Bridge Program is and invaluable experience for undergraduates of any concentration. It covers a wide range of topics that are relevant for both younger students looking to gain a deeper understanding of the financial world, and older students seeking to prepare themselves to enter the job market. Students in the program enjoy a welcoming team oriented classroom atmosphere, a fantastic curriculum delivered by top notch business school professors, challenging and interesting perspectives provided by fellow students, and of course Dartmouth's gorgeous and green summer campus.” ~ Dorothy Thurston, ‘13
“Having just received my first offer from a financial firm, I say with confidence that the Tuck Business Bridge Program is the perfect complement to a Brown liberal arts education. I arrived at Tuck without any business skills or experience, and I left confident in my knowledge and excited about the complexity of business. To any Brown student who is preparing to start his or her career: consider balancing out your academic skill set with the practical skills the Bridge program teaches.” ~David Schmidt-Fellner, ‘14
COLLEGE ACCESS COACHING OPPORTUNITIES
Let's Get Ready is a non-profit organization that provides free SAT and college preparation to low-income high school students. We are recruiting Brown students to serve as verbal and math coaches to teach SAT prep as well as provide support to students one night a week. Interested applicants please apply online.
ATTENTION STUDENT ACTIVISTS!
Since 1961 the Davis-Putter Fund has provided need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are involved in building movements for social and economic justice. Grantees are both graduates and undergraduates enrolled in accredited schools for the period covered by their grant. Although citizenship is not a consideration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program in the US in order to qualify.
The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant's circumstances and the funding available. All the funds come from individual donors and there are 25-30 grants awarded each year. Grants are for one year although students may re-apply for subsequent years.
Applications and the supporting documents -- transcripts, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, a photograph, financial aid reports -- must be postmarked by April 1. Those selected to receive a grant will be notified in July.
2013-2014 Surety Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students
The Surety Foundation, the educational arm of The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), would like to announce the opening of the competition for Academic Year 2013-2014 internships and scholarship awards under the Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students. This Program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding undergraduate minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety and fidelity industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice. The Surety and Fidelity Industry Scholarship awards are funded by annual grants from SFAA, and additional funding from member companies, local surety associations, current and retired individual surety professionals, and others. The internships are paid for by the participating member companies. The program, established in 2003, is administered through The Surety Foundation, which was established by the SFAA Board of Directors in 2005 to serve as the vehicle to fund and administer these activities.
The student also can download PDF versions of these materials by going to: http://www.thesuretyfoundation.org/internscholarship.html.
Morgan Stanley Richard B. Scholarship Program
The Morgan Stanley Richard B. Scholarship Program provides Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT college sophomores and juniors with a $15,000 scholarship for exceptional academic achievement, a summer internship with Morgan Stanley and a meaningful experience in the financial services industry. We encourage students of all majors and disciplines to apply.
See the CareerLAB website for more information.
Ittleson Foundation Summer Internship
Internship is involved in all aspects of the Foundation's work. Activities include: assisting in the review of grants, aiding the Executive Director in providing technical help to grantees by conducting funding research; attending meetings and presentations on relevant subjects; and helping evaluate recently completed grants. In addition the Intern undertakes a special project of their own design.
CHCI Fellowship Program Application Deadline Approaching
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is seeking to offer exceptional Latino college and masters graduates from across the country unparalleled exposure to professional experiences in a vast array of public policy arenas such as education, health, housing, law, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) while participating in CHCI’s nationally acclaimed leadership development training program.
Application deadline is February 15, 2013.
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.chci.org/news/pub/chci-fellowship-program-application-deadline-approaching.
AMGEN Scholars Program Summer 2013 Applications now live
Applications for our ten U.S. host universities are now online,with the application deadline of February 1, 2013 (with the exception of California Institute of Technology, for which the deadline is February 15, 2013). Eligibility requirements, as well as site-specific programming information, is available via www.amgenscholars.com.
BRAG Summer Internship
The Black Retail Action Group Summer Internship is a comprehensive 11-week work and professional development program designed to expose African American and students of color to retail and related fields. The Summer Internship Program will begin on Monday, May 20, 2013 and will run through Friday, August 2, 2013.