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2014-2015 INTERNSHIPS

CAPITAL FELLOWS PROGRAMS IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

  • California Senate Fellows
  • Executive Fellowship Program
  • Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program
  • Judicial Administration Fellowship Program

The Capital Fellows Programs offer a unique opportunity to participate in policymaking and development. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive Branch or the California Judiciary. Fellows actively engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while gaining firsthand experience in the governance and leadership of the most diverse, complex state in the nation.

Prospective Capital Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) by September 1, 2015 and a demonstrated interest in public service, public policy, and California state government. Applicants may apply to one or more of the programs that meet their interests and qualifications. Recent graduates, graduate, postgraduate and mid-career applicants are welcome to apply. For the 2015-16 fellowship year, individuals must complete the online application by the deadline of February 9, 2015 at www.csus.edu/calst/programs.

If you have questions regarding the Capital Fellows Programs or need brochures, please contact Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906, calstudies@csus.edu or visit www.csus.edu/calst/programs.

ACCOUNTING INTERN FOR BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF TENNESSEE (BCBST)

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s IT Finance department is seeking an accounting intern. This long-term paid assignment is anticipated to begin in February 2015. This role offers a flexible part-time or full-time schedule based on the intern’s availability. This role will be based in Chattanooga.

Job No.: Intern, Accounting-1304413

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Assist IT Finance staff with interesting and challenging accounting assignments including:

  • Financial analysis
  • Accounting research
  • Internal control testing
  • Financial reporting
  • Journal entry preparation

Qualifications

Education

  • Active college students or new graduates who have completed a minimum of two years towards the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Preference will be given to juniors, seniors or graduates with GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Current BCBST employees are not eligible to participate in this program.

Experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis on Excel.

Skills/Certifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact across a variety of team members.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize responsibilities and proactively seek assignments.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Job:Accounting/Finance/Auditing

Primary Location: TN-Chattanooga

Those who are interested may apply by visiting http://www.bcbst.com/about/careers/.


ALFRED FLEISHMAN DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP

WHO WE ARE

FleishmanHillard, a global leader in communications and marketing, is one of the industry’s most recognized integrated communications agencies, bringing together deep strategic thinking and a seamless network to deliver real-world results. We want big thinking, passionate creativity and unbridled energy. In exchange, we offer outstanding opportunities for professional growth and personal success.

THE ALFRED FLEISHMAN DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP

Alfred Fleishman, one of our agency’s founders, was dedicated to promoting human rights and helping people from diverse backgrounds communicate with and understand one another. In his honor, FleishmanHillard offers the Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship.

The program targets ethnically diverse candidates and applicants who have a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to promoting ethnic and cultural diversity through their work, education and life experiences. The paid fellowships are six- to 12-months in length and offer benefits, professional development opportunities and a mentor program. Fellows will contribute to client projects while rotating among account teams, gaining practical experience in the field of integrated communications from some of the industry’s best counselors. Candidates must be pursuing or already hold an undergraduate or graduate degree. Strong interest in communication, public relations, marketing, advertising or creative services, and exceptional writing skills are required.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

During the fellowship, individuals will be expected, among other responsibilities, to:

  • Write, edit and proofread materials in AP style, including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets, blog posts, website content and client correspondence
  • Help pitch story ideas to relevant media and participate in brainstorm sessions
  • Contribute to the new business process, including research and proposal preparation
  • Monitor, research, compile and analyze client media coverage in both online and offline channels

IDEAL CANDIDATES

We are looking for college seniors, recent college graduates or graduate students from U.S. colleges and universities with a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity and career interest in communications. Qualified candidates will demonstrate proven writing skills, initiative, creative problem-solving skills, proficiency in social media communications and a track record of academic achievement. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and will have successfully completed three or more previous internships, at least one of which with a focus on public relations, communications, marketing, advertising, or creative services.

In addition to PR fellowships, we also offer fellowships focused on graphic design, video, social content, digital and copywriting. Graphic design and video applicants must include a link to an online portfolio (or attach to their application an under 5MB PDF portfolio).

The fellowship program is designed for professionals in the early stages of their career. We also welcome applicants with a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity and interest in PR who are new to the profession. At the time of application, candidates may be no more than one year removed from receipt of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

CRITERIA TO APPLY

Your Application Submission Must Include:

  • Completed application form
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation from current or previous employers or educators; please limit each letter to one page.
  • Two writing samples — news releases, pitch letters, media alerts, newsletter articles, executive summaries, and other relevant writing items; please limit each sample to two pages.

All materials must be submitted online before an application will be considered complete and ready for review.

INTERVIEWING AND JUDGING CRITERIA

After applications have been reviewed, selected applicants will be invited to interview.

Applicants will be judged using the following criteria:

  • Interest in and general knowledge of public relations and communications
  • Passion for and commitment to promoting ethnic or cultural diversity
  • Academic achievements
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Practical experience (e.g., internships, other work/service)
  • Writing skills, as demonstrated throughout the application process
  • Letters of recommendation

APPLICATION PERIOD

We are accepting applications for 2015 fellowships from December 1, 2014, through March 1, 2015. The 2015 fellowship program will begin in June 2015.

To apply please visit our website at http://fleishmanhillard.com/careers/scholarships-fellowships/

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OPPORTUNITIES AT PROCTER & GAMBLE

P&G will host a number of unique student programs at our global headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. These workshops are designed to give top students a variety of opportunities such as:

  • Learning about various careers and functions at P&G
  • Providing an early opportunity to interview for intern positions

Additionally, all expenses are paid

Learn more about P&G's student programs:

  • Consumer & Market Knowledge -- For students with a curiosity for understanding consumer behavior.
    Consumer Market Knowledge Freshman Leadership Forum- For 2018 graduates in business, liberal arts, engineering, and psychology who are strong analytical thinkers and creative problem solvers. APPLY NOW
  • Consumer & Market Knowledge Consumer Strategy Workshop -- For 2017 graduates with diverse degrees in engineering, business, liberal arts psychology and marketing. APPLY NOW
  • Finance & Accounting -- For students interested in experiencing the life of a P&G Finance, Accounting, and Tax manager Finance & Accounting Freshman Leadership Forum -- For 2018 graduates with majors in accounting, finance, economics, business, commerce or taxation. APPLY NOW
  • Information & Decision Solutions -- For 2017-2018 graduates working toward a degree in business, information systems, operations, research, math/statistics or engineering that have a passion for technology. APPLY NOW
  • Marketing/Brand Management -- For incoming MBA students to experience a week in the life of a P&G Marketer. APPLY NOW
  • Research & Development -- For students graduating in 2017 or 2018 who are interested in leaving more about the cutting-edge science and technology behind each of our brands. APPLY NOW
  • PhD, Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of Scientific Talent (FIRST) -- PhD in the spring of 2016 or earlier. Doctoral and postdoctoral scientists from the STEM disciplines who want to learn more about industrial research careers. APPLY NOW
  • Product Supply -- For students graduating in 2018 majoring in EE, MECH, Chemical or Industrial Engineering. APPLY NOW
  • Human Resources -- For students graduating in 2017 pursuing majors including business administration, human resources, or industrial relations. APPLY NOW

APPLY NOW by selecting the student program of your choice and experience firsthand what it's like to work at P&G. Offers are made on a rolling basis so don't delay.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) MICKEY LELAND ENERGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance. For more information, visit http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/.

Program Dates: June 1 to August 7, 2015

Participants will:

  • Train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists to obtain valuable experience on mission-related research programs while gaining insight into how the DOE is working to meet the energy challenges of the future.
  • Receive a stipend. Some participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowance for the duration of the program.
  • Present research findings at a "Technical Forum" and tour a technical site located nearby.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application;
  • Be a U.S. Citizen;
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) or had a Ph.D. conferred on or after January 2, 2014 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree.

Application closes Friday, January 2, 2015 - click http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/ to get started NOW!

For more information and to complete the MLEF application, visit http://energy.gov/fe/mickey-leland-energy-fellowship or contact us at MLEF@hq.doe.gov.


AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY (AFRL) SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for paid internship opportunities available at:

  • Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM
  • Eglin AFB in Valparaiso, Florida
  • AFRL Maui Optical and Super Computing Site (AMOS) in Maui, Hawaii

Opportunities are available for:

  • Graduate students;
  • Undergraduate students;
  • Upper-level high school students;
  • K-12 professional educators supporting STEM, at select locations.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Available to work full-time for a minimum of 8 weeks
  • Pass a background check

RESEARCH AREAS

Develop your research skills by working in state-of-the-art laboratories with mentors.

Research areas include:

  • Cold Atom Research
  • Air Launched Munitions
  • Space Weather Modeling
  • High Energy Lasers
  • Biologically Inspired Technology

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS

  • Developing valuable research skills and gaining hands-on experience
  • Mentorship from experienced AFRL scientists and engineers
  • Understanding and applying research methods, ethics, and conduct rules
  • Competitive stipend rates

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 20, 2015

QUESTIONS

Visit our website at http://afrlscholars.usra.edu.

Email us at afrlscholars@epo.usra.edu.


HYDROLOGIST, WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST, CIVIL ENGINEER AT SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is seeking dynamic, innovative self-starters for Pathways Indefinite positions with a duty location of Hayfork and Redding, CA.

Hydrologist, GS-1399-05/07 (Hayfork Ranger District)

Wildlife Biologist, GS-0499-05/07 (Hayfork Ranger District)

Civil Engineer, GS-0899-04/05/07 (Redding)

The Internship Program is for current students. The new Internship Program provides students in colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education.

Eligibility:

Current students in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

Program Completion and Conversion:

Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program. To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:

  • Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
  • Complete their degree or certificate requirements
  • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted
  • Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement, and
  • Perform their job successfully.

Please visit the link below for more information:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/stnf/about-forest


Project YES! is a national service internship program dedicated to providing quality youth development programs to children and youth of military families. Project YES! invites college students to join in meeting the needs of military families facing deployment.

Created in response to the growing needs of military families, Project YES! provides youth development programming throughout the entire deployment cycle. While parents or guardians participate in Yellow Ribbon or other military support programs, children experience youth development programs and activities lead by Project YES! interns.

Project YES! Interns:

If you are interested in becoming a Project YES! intern, contact:
Project YES!
North Carolina State University
512 Brickhaven Drive
Campus Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695
James C. Johnson, Director
james_johnson@ncsu.edu
(919) 513-3165

Visit Project YES! at http://militaryfamilies.extension.org/yes-intern-program.


For internship information, contact Dr. Michelle Curtain in Bray Hall, Room 306 at 731.426.7552, or e-mail mcurtain@lanecollege.edu

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