Center for Court Innovation Intern (10/31/2017)

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to reduce crime and incarceration while strengthening public trust in justice. The Center also conducts original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative assistance to the Strategic Partnerships Specialist  (Assisting with scheduling meetings with elected officials and other stakeholders, making phone calls, copying and preparing materials for meetings and maintaining contact databases, etc.)
  • Assisting the Strategic Partnerships Specialist with special projects and research
  • Monitoring and tracking city and state legislation trends related to the Center’s work
  • Assistance in the creation of policy profiles for city and state elected officials
  • Assistance in planning and coordination of advocacy activities that promote Center programming to further our work
  • Participating in team check-ins, off-site project visits and attending  public hearings as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student
  • Demonstrates interest in public policy, government, criminal and social justice
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, presentation and writing skills
  • Experience with event planning and/or customer service experience a plus
  • Open to learning, team oriented, and able/willing to speak in front of groups
  • Availability to work evenings and weekend as needed

Position Type:  Part-time (20 hrs/wk), Temporary (October through June)

Salary: $11/hour

How to Apply:

Send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (2 pages maximum) to:

Subject line: Strategic Partnerships Intern

Attn.:  Sharese Crouther

Center for Court Innovation

520 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

Fax (212) 397-0985

E-mail: crouthers@courtinnovation.org

Deadline: October 31, 2017

To learn more or to apply, click HERE.

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2017-18 CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program (9/15/17)

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The CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership program will bring together students to cultivate the next generation of LGBTQI leaders. Through a year-long leadership training experience, students will have the opportunity to focus on leadership and personal development, civic and community engagement and social networking opportunities with LGBTQI industry and community leaders.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently enrolled CUNY undergraduate students
  • Identify within the LGBTQI spectrum

For the complete description of this great opportunity and application, see -> CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program Application_Fall2017

Fall Internships at Global Nomads Group (9/25/17)

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Global Nomad Groups, a collection of people working to foster dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth, is looking  to fill various internship positions! Positions include:

  • Communications & Branding Intern
  • Production Intern
  • Graphic Design Intern
  • Research & Evaluation Intern
  • Virtual Reality Inter
  • Operations Intern
  • Development Intern
  • Curricular Innovation Intern

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week for 10-12 weeks from September through December.

Deadlines for all positions is September 25th, 2017.

For more information and job descriptions, see the postings –> Fall 2017 Postings

Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students (08/31/17)

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The Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students is for graduating Latino high school seniors or those who are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. Recipients are awarded $2,500 per year for up to four years. 

Requirements

Submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay on your struggles as a Latino student via a PDF (.pdf) file to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com with your full name, email address, Hispanic country or origin, school name, and area of study. 

Eligibility

  • You must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • You must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • You must plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period

If you have questions, send an email to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com.

For more information, visit: https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/