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

Center for Court Innovation

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.

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New York Times Third Annual Student Review Contest (11/17/2017)

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If you have strong opinions, this is the opportunity for you!

You can write about anything that fits into a category of creative expression that The New York Times covers — from architecture to video games.

Requirements: 

  • You must be between 13-19 years old.
  • The review must be 450 words or less [not including the title].
  • Your review must be original.

Deadline: November 14, 2017 at 11:59PM.

For more information or to complete your submission form, 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.

Internship at City College Immigration Center (9/15/17)

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CUNY Citizenship Now! is looking for an intern to assist in day to day operations at the City College Immigration Center. Duties include: making and confirming appointments, scanning and filing documents and all necessary duties required by staff. Commitment is for at least 3 months at 12 hrs per week during regular business hours and days.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Able to operate office equipment
  • Computer proficient
  • Must have pleasant phone manners and present professional attitude towards participants and staff
  • Ability to establish priorities and take initiative

If you are interested, send a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Delia at stephanie.delia@cuny.edu by September 15, 2017.

2017-18 CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program (9/15/17)

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The CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership program will bring together students to cultivate the next generation of LGBTQI leaders. Through a year-long leadership training experience, students will have the opportunity to focus on leadership and personal development, civic and community engagement and social networking opportunities with LGBTQI industry and community leaders.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently enrolled CUNY undergraduate students
  • Identify within the LGBTQI spectrum

For the complete description of this great opportunity and application, see -> CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program Application_Fall2017

$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