Summer Youth Employment Program (3/31/2017)

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The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City residents ages 14-24 with PAID summer employment in July and August for up to six weeks.

Participants are selected by lottery for the program and selected participants are given the opportunity to work in entry-level jobs within the following industries:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail

Program Requirements

  • New York City Residents
  • Ages 14 – 24
  • Completed Required Document Checklist

To learn more about this opportunity or to access the application, click HERE.

 

100 Women’s Coalition Role Model Program JOHN JAY STUDENTS ONLY (03/06/17)

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Spend your Spring break with The New York Coalition of 100 Black Women by joining their Role Model Program! Selected students participate in an intensive series of workshops by linking students with professionals in their chosen field. Students will:

  • observe the practical side of business,
  • examine and implement theories learned in class,
  • develop social and professional etiquette, and
  • learn to embrace the gift of opportunity and friendships that are needed to effectively compete in today’s workforce.

Requirements:

  • A completed application form found here
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Essay that responds to question prompt found on application

Deadline: March 6th, 2017

All inquiries and completed applications should be sent to the Center for Post-Graduate Opportunities by emailing Elizabeth Broccoli at ebroccoli@jjay.cuny.edu

Young Latinas Leadership Institute 2016 Application (12/20/2016)

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The 100 Hispanic Women National, Inc. (100HW) Young Latinas Leadership Institute (YLLI) provides financial assistance and leadership development to young Latinas in undergraduate programs who excel academically, demonstrate capacity to lead and serve, and are committed to social change. Eligible candidates are provided with an annual tuition scholarship award of $1,000 in each undergraduate year. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Latina student currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time, degree seeking, first-year student
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Official high school transcript
  • Recent completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the four-year undergraduate program
  • Official transcripts submitted two times each year (Fall and Spring Semesters)
  • Participate in two annual workshops sponsored by 100HW National, Inc. and annual YLLI Award Ceremony

To learn more about the opportunity or to access the application click here

For any questions or concerns visit their website (100hispanicwomen.org) or contact 100WH at:

100 Hispanic Women National, Inc

413 East 120th Street, Suite 314 New York, NY 10035

(646) 689-2260

Submission Deadline: December 20, 2016

CUNY Becas 2017 (2/28/2017)

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The CUNY Becas program of the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute offers scholarships to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who have little or no access to other funding sources. CUNY Becas does not discriminate based on immigration status so undocumented students can encouraged to apply. The scholarship can only be used for tuition and it covers up to $6,330.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Commitment to service in the Mexican community.

Application Materials:

  • Completed application form
  • Most recent transcript, can be an unofficial student copy
  • Two short essays of one-page max each
    • a personal statement with attention to your community service within the Mexican community
    • a financial statement that explains why you would benefit from being awarded CUNY Becas. If applicable, discuss any unusual personal or family circumstances.
  • A letter of recommendation and recommendation form

Click HERE to learn more information about CUNY Becas or to access the application.

 

America Needs You Fellows Program

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The America Needs You Fellows Program helps high achieving, first-generation college students succeed in college and their careers. Freshman can also apply! (see eligibility requirements below).

Eligibility Requirements

  • You are a first-generation college student (neither of my parents have a bachelor’s degree)
  • You are a freshman attending a 4-year or community college
    • If attending community college, you must intent to transfer to a 4-year school (ANY provides transfer support)
  • You are a college freshmen or a college student with no more than 30 credits by by 3/1/2017 if on a semester schedule
  • You are available to attend regular Saturday workshops
  • You are a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or eligible for full-time work in the U.S. by July 2017
  • You are considered low-income by HUD standards

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Program Benefits

  • Individualized support from a successful professional
  • 28 intensive workshops over a 2-year period
  • Counseling and academic support, up to $2,000 in grants
  • Diverse professionals and internship/job opportunities

The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017. 

If you are a freshman, please take advantage of this fantastic opportunity; not many fellowships are available for freshmen! For more information on the America Needs You Fellows Program and how to apply click HERE. If you have any further questions, email Alexander Rendon at alexrendon13@gmail.com.

Pre-Law Bootcamp I (May 18th, 2016)

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Apply Now for the Pre-Law Boot Camp I! This opportunity is free and works to assist students and alumni on their personal statements for law school. The entire program runs from May 31st to June 3, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. While all students are open to apply, the program is recommended to students interested in attending law school. The application can be found by emailing pli@jjay.cuny.edu, and the deadline to submit the application is May 18th.

Requirements/Eligibility:

  • Open to all John Jay Students and Alumni
  • Must submit an application by May 18th, 2016

Deadline: Applications are due on May 18th.

The Pre-Law Boot Camp I is a great way to not only network but develop the following skills:

  • Develop a Personal Statement for Law School and Scholarship Applications
  • Hone Skills Needed for a Successful College Experience
  • Develop Writing, Reading and Critical Thinking Skills Law Schools Seek
  • Understand the Law School Admissions Process and Law School Demands
  • Speak with Attorneys about how to Maximize your College Experience

To learn more visit the Pre Law Institute here.

 

Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp (April 24th, 2016)

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The Goldman Sachs undergraduate Camp is a three-day program for sophomores and juniors at an undergraduate level who are African American, Hispanic/latino, and/or native American. Throughout the three days, accepted students will be exposed to interactive sessions that challenge, motivate, and educate students. Accepted students will also have the opportunity to explore different career paths at the firm and make connections with Goldman Sachs professionals.

Eligibility/Requirements:

  • Current undergraduate level freshman and sophomores
  • Of African American, Hispanic/Latino, and/or Native American decent.
  • Be available May 23rd-25th, 2016.

To complete the application:

  1. Visit the event portal and select “May”, under Event Month to submit an application for the “Goldman Sachs 2016 Undergraduate Camp.”
  2. Complete 100% of your candidate profile.
  3. Select a single preferred location (New York City area or Salt Lake City) through “inbox Task”

*Goldman Sachs will provide domestic travel within the U.S and hotel accommodations.

Deadline: April 24th 2016

This camp is a great opportunity to make professional connections and explore your career options! Those at Goldman Sachs designed the camp to allow students to use their unique backgrounds, experiences,and perspectives to challenge themselves and receive insight from others. For more information visit the link here.