Harvard Law School (HLS) is coming to New York City this summer! (7/23 & 8/1)

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Calling all fierce advocates of justice! ! Do you aspire to be Olivia Pope? A gladiator proudly wearing the white hat? Harvard Law school invites YOU to their Law Admissions Workshop Series. Learn the in-and-outs of the law school application process and get all your burning questions answered by the direct source, HLS representatives. We’re not waiting for the world to change, John Mayer, it starts with you, it starts with me, it starts with us!

Join us! The grass is greener on this side:

Law Admissions Workshop Series (L.A.W.S.)

Date: Monday, July 23, 2018

Time: 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM

Registration: Available here

Details: The L.A.W.S. workshop allows prospective students to engage with Admissions Deans from leading American law schools and learn about the application process, career opportunities available to graduates of these law schools, and the importance of a legal education. Sessions feature a panel discussion and meet-and-greet Q&A session with Admission Deans and senior admissions officers.

Harvard Graduate Information Session

Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Registration: Available here

Details: This event is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, and the HBX CORe online program. Candidates with an interest in pursuing a joint degree between these schools are particularly encouraged to attend. The event will include an admissions panel followed by a fair to learn more about each graduate program and to meet local alumni and students.

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Latinas On The Verge Of Excellence (L.O.V.E) Mentoring program

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The L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program is seeking volunteer female university students to support and guide young Latinas during their high school years in Hispanic communities throughout New York. The L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program mission is to contribute personal and academic growth among young Latinas and prove the vital resources that ensures their success.

“Mentors also help raise levels of self-esteem, self-efficacy, and self-confidence, thereby raising academic achievements and quality of life.”

This an excellent opportunity for candidates to develop and strengthen their leadership abilities

Requirements:

  • Be interested in working with young people
  • Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  • Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
  • Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
  • Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities
  • Commitment of 6 hours per month

L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program Website click here

L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program Application click here

John Jay College eTern (4/11/18)

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Are you interested in an on-campus job? The ePortfolio program is looking for prospective eTerns for the upcoming Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. Enhance your leadership capabilities, technological skills, and oral and written presentation skills while earning $13.50/hour on campus!

Requirements:

  • Being a full-time John Jay student.
  • Familiarity with ePortfolio and related software applications.
  • Create and maintain a professional ePortfolio to showcase achievements and promote ePortfolio program.

Click here to apply!

Click here for the flyer!

Applications are due: April 11, 2018

Dream Summer 2018 Fellowship Application (03/10/2018)

Dream Summer 2017 is open to both highly involved social justice leaders and those who wish to begin or strengthen their involvement in social justice. Dream Summer participants are placed in social justice organizations for 10 weeks for additional training. Dream Summer fellows work closely with their host organization to incorporate and strengthen the inclusion of undocumented immigrant issues onto the organization’s social justice work. Dream Summer participants receive a $5,000 fellowship for their participation in the program.

Admission Requirements

  •  At least 18 years of age by June 19, 2017.
  • An interest and commitment to social justice.
  • Full-time availability from Monday, June 19th, to Sunday, August 20, 2017.
  • Available to travel on Sunday, June 18 to attend the orientation retreat hosted in Los
    Angeles from Monday, June 19, to Friday, June 23, 2017.
  • Available to travel on Thursday, August 17 to attend the closing retreat hosted in Los Angeles from Friday, August 18, to Sunday, August 20, 2017.
  • Submit online application form by 11:59 PM PST, Friday, March 10, 2017. The notification deadline is rolling: April ~ May 2017.

After completing online application questions, you will be prompted to upload your resumeletter of recommendation and prompt responses. The prompts can be found here

For updates please check their website: labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/dream-resource-center

Education Fair @ Brooklyn College (3/27/18)

Interested in a career in education? Stop by the education fair at Brooklyn College to learn about employment opportunities at the NYC Department of Education (NYDOE). Meet with recruiters, managers, and principals and discover how to apply for paid teaching fellowships!

See the flyer below:

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CUNY BECAS Scholarship Program 2018 (03/01/2018)

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The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY is proud to offer scholarships of up to $6530 to current and prospective CUNY undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican and/or immigrant community. The fellowship will cover the student’s tuition for the remaining years left until graduation. Students being considered for the fellowship will be required to participate in an interview.

If accepted, students must 0comply with the following conditions may result in the suspension or revocation of scholarship award and future eligibility.

  • Undergraduate students are expected to enroll full time (more than 12 credits per term).
  • Remain in good standing and maintain a GPA of 3.0.
  • Attend a series of professional and leadership workshops.
  • Complete a 200-hour internship in an affiliated nonprofit institution.
  • Participate in community events throughout the year.
  • Host one CUNY BECAS Promotional Workshop
  • Write one blog post about CUNY BECAS Experience

Eligibility:

  • Have graduated or will graduate from high school or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate program at a CUNY Campus in Fall 2018 AND Spring 2019
  • Must demonstrate significant financial need

How to Apply:

  • Completed application form
  • Upload your most recent transcript (can be an unofficial student copy)
  • Upload two essays, 750-word max each
  • Upload resume
  • Provide one reference for a letter recommendation

Important Dates

  • December 6, 2017 – Application Opens
  • March 1, 2018, 11:59PM. EST- Application Closes
  • Late April – Awardees Notified
  • Late May – Award Ceremony, recipients must attend

Have more questions? Visit their website at http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/cuny-mexican-studies-institute/scholarships.php or send an email to mexican.studies@lehman.cuny.edu

 

Psychology MA-JD Info Session (11/2/17)

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Are you interested in getting your JD? Love forensic psychology? Then come to this info session on Thursday, November 2nd from 3:00-4:00 PM in the Psychology Conference room on the 10th floor of the New Building!

Whether you are a freshman starting your first degree or a senior about to graduate, this info session is an opportunity to:

  • explore a new field and get introduced to degree programs offered by CUNY
  • learn more about the Juris Doctor (JD) Degree which may be the next step if considering law school

Professor Fondacaro, the advisor for the program, will answer any questions about the program. If interested, send an email to FMHC@jjay.cuny.edu.