CUNY Tutor Corps in Math and Science (4/16/17)

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CUNY Tutor Corps in Math and Science allow its tutors to provide one-on-one support and small group instruction to middle and high school students in the math and sciences. By supporting the Algebra for All and Computer Science for All initiatives from the Office of the Mayor, CUNY Tutor Corps members will have the opportunity to inspire young people to pursue careers in STEM and gain experience for a potential career in teaching.

Important Points

  • Will be paid $15 dollars an hour
  • Must work 12 hrs a week
  • Acquire a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completed 12 credits in Math
  • Must have work permit or DACA/Workers Authorization
  • Must be a full-time CUNY student

A complete application includes the following:

  1. A completed online application form
  2. An unofficial transcript from your current CUNY College
  3. One recommendation letter
  4. Response to three short answer questions.

For more information and access to the application which will be live after March 16th, click HERE

 

 

John Jay Forensic Psychology Info Session (10/24/16)

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John Jay students, are you a forensic psychology major? At any point, did you have any of the following questions:

  • what can I do with a forensic psychology degree?
  • is graduate school necessary for psychology majors?
  • what is needed to succeed in a career in psychology?
Ask these questions and more at the forensic psychology info session with Dr. Charles Stone. Head on to L2.84 in the New Building during community hour! It’s open to all students and no RSVP required.

The Museum of Modern Art Spring 2017 Internship (10/14/2016)

The Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) Seasonal Internship Program grants undergraduate and graduate students experience in specific departments of the MoMA. Interns also participate in activities that expand an artist’s knowledge in an array of the Museum’s work. You can even list your departmental preferences! The requirements and essay are as follows:

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcript
  • Samples of Design Work

Essay Question:

Why are you interested in participating in an internship at the Museum of Modern Art?

For the application click here. For more information on seasonal internships offered by the MoMA, click here.

The Urban Fellows Program 2017-2018

The Urban Fellows Program grants recent, Bachelor-degree graduates a unique opportunity to work in Mayoral offices and City agencies. With a seminar series that explore urban issues, applicants actively participate on public policy. From September 5, 2017 to May 11, 2018, this nine-month Fellowship provides a stipend of $30,000 and health insurance coverage. An array of policy makers, public and private sector leaders, and senior level City officials and alumni.

The Urban Fellowship requires an extensive interview process with specific deadlines that are listed below:

January 13, 2017 Applicants are due by 6:00pm EST
Mid-Late February 2017 Applicants receive email regarding their application status
March 2017 Finalist interviews are held in New York City
April 2017 All applicant will be notified of their interview status

 

For more information on the Urban Fellows Program application and eligibility requirements, please, click here.

The Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) Fellowship (11/1/16)

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The Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) have continuously supported students pursue graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs. The PPIA Fellowship begins with the completion of a Junior Summer Institutes (JSI), a seven week summer program that prepares students for these graduate programs, and other leadership roles.

Students selected for the 2017 JSI Fellowship cohort will study at one of five participating universities: Carnegie Mellon UniversityPrinceton UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of MichiganUniversity of Minnesota.

Students also receive a stipend of up to $1,500, housing at their JSI university, books and materials related to their summer course, and other benefits that can be found on the PPI website, here.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident
    • UC Berkeley and Princeton University can accept international students who are studying at US institutions.
  • Applicants must have an expected graduation date between December 2017 and August 2018.
  • Must not have attained a Bachelor’s Degree prior to start of Junior Summer Institute.
  • Must be committed to completing a Master’s Degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate schools.
  • Must be interested in contributing to the diversity of perspectives present in the PPIA Fellowship Program.

The deadline to apply is November 1, 2016.

For more information on the application process follow this link.

NYPD 2nd ANNUNAL CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSUALT POSTER CONTEST (09/19/16-10/19/16)

Your artistic talent can save a victim’s life! The New York Police Department is hosting its 2nd Annual Campus Sexual Assault Poster Contest. Raise awareness of sexual assault on campuses by submitting a poster that encourages victims to contact 911 or the Special Victims Division Hotline at (646) 610-7272. With up to a $2500 prize, the NYPD invites NYC undergraduates and graduates to be a part of this movement. The NYPD aspires to show support to victims of sexual assault and hopes that you do too!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • New York City student attending a public or private college or university
  • Full or part time student currently enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate program located within the 5 boroughs of NYC
  • *Students residing outside of NYC but attending a college within the 5 boroughs are also eligible

Poster Requirements:

  • Must be original work
  • In addition to a message about reporting, posters must include the following statement: “Call 911 if in immediate danger, otherwise call the NYPD Special Victims Division 24 Hotline at (646) 610-7272.”
  • Plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification
  • Copyrighted characters (such as Superman) or copyrighted art will NOT be accepted
  • Only ONE submission per contest participant will be considered

Deadlines:

  • Submissions begin September 19, 2016 at 7am EST
  • Submissions end October 19, 2016 at 5pm EST

Electronically submit your poster to the NYPD at collab.policing@nypd.org. For more information on how to participate, please, click here.

 

 

Youth Noise Scholarship Program

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The Youth Noise Scholarship Program seeks to give ambitious students a platform to inspire change within their community or the world. Students who are selected for the scholarship will receive $1,000 university scholarship. The scholarship will help them pursue an education in the desired field and ultimately bring positive changes to the world around them. If you are looking to bring about meaningful change in the world, no matter how small, you should apply!

The contest will require that you create a 2-5 minute video in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future.

Eligibility:

Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school.

For more information on the application process follow this link.