The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program

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The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program is an internship program for students who want to learn about how the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus operates.

Selected students will be will be assigned to the district offices of New York State legislators who are members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus. They will work on constituent case management, legislative research and assistance, on top other responsibilities. Additionally, students will be enrolled in campus-based seminars with CUNY faculty, in addition to regular meetings with members of the Caucus and their staff.

Selected students will also attend the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Legislative Caucus weekend in Albany, as well as other events sponsored by CUNY and the Caucus.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be able to intern 10-15 hours per week
  • Students must have completed 30 credits
  • Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • All majors may apply

To learn more or to apply, click HERE.

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(ISC)2 Foundation Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship (3/15/18)

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If a career in information security is in your future, apply for this scholarship through the Center for Cyber Safety and Education!

Applicants will be scored based on passion, merit, and financial need. Awards are up to $5,000 per recipient!

Applications open February 1, 2018.

Eligibility*

  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with focus on cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Open to high school seniors & undergraduate students
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA

Application*

  • Unofficial transcript
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose outlining

* For complete descriptions, click HERE

Email scholarships@isc2.org or call 1-727-493-3587 with any questions.

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

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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.

$1,000 AJ Madison Scholarship (12/1/17)

scholarship-1Showcase your leadership by applying to the AJ Madison Scholarship! One winner will receive $1,000 for tuition!

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a legal resident of U.S. or hold valid student visa
  • Must be currently enrolled/accepted to a full-time undergrad/graduate program in any U.S. college

Application

  • Answer the following questions in 300 words or less:
    • “How have you demonstrated leadership both in and out of school? How has this helped better your school or community?”

See detailed instructions HERE

For more information, contact Scholarships@ajmadison.com

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.

$2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship Rules (8/31/17)

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As the name implies, there is no essay required! In fact, the winner of $2,000 is drawn by random and then contacted by Niche (the scholarship sponsor). Applicants need only create an account with Niche to be drawn into the lottery which will be drawn by September 15th.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all high school, college and graduate students
  • Legal resident of the U.S
  • Must attend or plan to enroll in college classes within 12 months

See the following for the complete list of rules HERE

To apply, click HERE

Shout It Out Scholarship (09/30/17)

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Do you have something to say to the world? Unigo is offering a $1,500 scholarship for students to express their opinion in a short essay. The Shout It Out committee is looking for people who have something to say to the world. It can be as simple as “hi mom” or “college is a struggle.”

Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Essay Prompt:

“If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less)

The application can be found here