John Jay PRISM Undergraduate Research Program (URP) (2/15/19)

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The PRISM program at John Jay College allows students in math and science majors to engage in research within the varies John Jay science labs. Through original research development and one-on-one mentoring, PRISM prepares you for your future goals whether that includes enrolling in medical, graduate school, or straight into the job market.

Eligibility requirements

  • officially declared your major as either forensic science (FOS), cell & molecular biology (CMB), toxicology (TOX), or computer science (CSIS),
  • earned a minimum GPA of 2.5 (FOS, CMB & TOX majors) or 3.0 (CSIS majors),
  • successfully completed (or be on your way to complete) your first-year introductory coursework (modern biology and general chemistry for FOS, CMB & TOX majors) or object-oriented computing (CSIS majors),
  • identified one or two prospective labs to join, and discussed your plans with your prospective faculty mentor(s).

For more information and to access the application, click HERE

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BOLD Internship Program (11/12/18)

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The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program is a paid summer internship for rising undergraduate seniors that are interested in business careers in the technology industry and full-time job opportunities at Google. BOLD interns participate in targeted training and experiences and have the opportunity to take advantage of the learning and development programs and support systems that Google offers. This includes 1:1 mentorship, an exclusive speaker series with company leadership, custom learning and development sessions, and opportunities to create community.

Candidates for the BOLD Internship, Summer 2019, must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently in the third year of a full-time BA/BS degree program.
  • Ability to complete an 11-week program beginning May or June 2019.
  • Authorization to work in the United States.
  • Analytical skills and an interest in taking on business problems.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate an ambiguous environment
  • Interest in the technology industry and Google’s business.

The deadline for this internship is on November 12, 2018 at 11:59PM PST, so go and apply now!

To find out more about this amazing opportunity, go to: https://bit.ly/2CxVhR0

Illinois Institute of Technology, ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law: Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program (PLUS) (03/01/19)

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The Illinois Institute of Technology, ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law is sponsoring a Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program for students interested in a legal profession! Designed to prepare students with competitive skills to succeed in the legal field, the PLUS Program enhances students’ education with an explicit expertly legal-based curriculum and experience. The three-week program (from June 2nd through June 21st, 2019) covers tuition cost, housing, course materials and offers stipends for meals and other expenses. Become a competitive applicant for your legal profession and apply now!

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior currently enrolled in undergraduate institution. (Preference is given to those who completed their first or second year of college).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Demonstrate interest in law school, legal profession, professional and work skills.
  • Write and submit a 2-3-page personal statement explaining why you would like to participate in this program and discuss any circumstance(s) the committee should consider in reviewing your application.
  • Submit an official college transcript from your current undergraduate institution and Two letters of recommendation. We strongly recommend that at least one letter come from a college dean or professor.

*Note* Please submit your transcript to:

  • Professor Marsha Ross-Jackson, PLUS Program Director, by email or postal mail.
  • Email — Electronic Version: plus@kentlaw.iit.edu (Subject Line: 2019 PLUS – Transcript)
  • Postal — Paper Mail Version: 
    • Chicago-Kent College of Law
      Illinois Institute of Technology
      565 W. Adams Street, Room 807
      Chicago, Illinois 60661

Application Deadline: Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 11:59PM CST.

For more information on this opportunity, please visit: https://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/academics/pre-law-undergraduate-scholars-program/student-eligibility-and-application-process

To access the application, please visit:

https://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/academics/pre-law-undergraduate-scholars-program/PLUS-application

Posted by: Henry Cruz

CLEO: College Scholars Program Fordham University School of Law (11/17/18)

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The Council of Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO): College Scholars Program at Fordham University School of Law invites all students for a one-day pre law program to strengthen their academic skills for a legal profession. Prepare to become a more competitive law school applicant!

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 9:00AM-5:00PM

Where: Fordham University School of Law – New York, New York.

Requirements:

  • Register online to reserve a seat (First come, first serve basis)
  • Applicant must be, and register as, their current academic standing (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Post Graduate)
  • Applicant must be low-income, minority, or disadvantaged college student
  • Prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
  • Arrive on time

Please Note* For more information and application please click on one of the following.

Application for Road to Law School Program (RTLS) for Freshmen, please click here:

https://cleoinc.org/programs/road-to-law-school/

Application for Sophomores Super Saturdays (SSS), for Sophomores, please click here:

https://cleoinc.org/programs/sss-pre-law-seminar/

Application for Juniors Jumpstart the LSAT (JJLSAT), for Juniors, Seniors, and Postgraduates, please click here:

https://cleoinc.org/programs/juniors-jumpstart-lsat/#1456971908732-315e7b82-b775

Posted by: Henry Cruz

 

The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE) Scholarship (11/01/18)

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The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE), in partnership with Riverside City College (RCC), is awarding several scholarships up to $1,000 for students to attend the 11th Annual AHSIE conference: “Institutionalizing Inclusive Support Systems for Latinx in Higher Education.” The conference will be held from April 14-17, 2019 on the campus of Riverside City College. Take this opportunity and expand your academic network. Surround yourself with people who strive for their goals and aspire for success!

Requirements:

  • Applicant must a full-time student enrolled in an Associates, Bachelor, or Graduate Program at a Hispanic Serving Institution for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
  • Candidate must be a first-generation college student
  • Provide a copy of class schedule from Fall 2018 semester and if selected, Spring 2019 class schedule
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Provide a copy resume, letter of recommendation, current unofficial transcripts
  • Undergraduates must submit a copy of Pell award for 2018-2019 academic year
  • Submit a personal essay about background information and answering three questions
  • Must complete an application online

Award Package (if selected):

  • Complimentary conference registration
  • Roundtrip airfare to Riverside, California (via Ontario International Airport)
  • 4 nights lodging at conference hotel (Check in: Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Check out: Wednesday, April 17th)
  • Cash scholarship of $1,000.00

*Please Note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please click:

https://www.ahsie.org/scholarship/

For any questions or concerns, please email David Trujillo at dtrujillo@ahsie.org.

Application deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

Posted by: Henry Cruz