Events and Opportunities
Events and Opportunities 3.5.2015
DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program Seminar
Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil
Paulina L. Alberto
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan
Thursday, March 12, 12:00 p.m.
CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
This event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.
A Brazilian lunch will be served.
Choices Program International Education Internship
I'm getting in touch because we recently posted our International Education Internship position for next year. As you may know, this is a one-year internship for a recent college grad who will work here as a member of our writing team.
For more information, visit http://www.choices.edu/jobs/internship.php.
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MA State Treasury Internship
Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg launched a new internship program in the Treasurer's office, highlighting her commitment to make state government accessible for hard-working college students who aspire to learn more about careers in public service.
We look forward to working with college students across the Commonwealth as they seek to combine classroom learning with hands on experience in government,. Interns will help to implement our robust policy agenda goals of fiscal responsibility, innovative technology and economic empowerment.
Students will have an opportunity to intern in a wide range of departments, including the newly launched Office of Economic Empowerment, Clean Water Trust, Unclaimed Property, the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC), the Massachusetts State Lottery, as well as the scheduling, press, legislative and policy departments in the Treasurer's Office.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with the program beginning on April 1. Students interested in applying should visit http://www.mass.gov/treasury/about/employment-and-internships/internships.html .
Policy Internship at AIDS Action Committee
Summer Policy and Advocacy Intern with AIDS Action Committee
Come work with AAC’s Policy Coordinator to build the Agency’s capacity for policy and advocacy at the state level. Interns will expand AAC’s communications, assist with statewide campaigns and coalitions, draft testimony, and conduct legislative research, among other duties. Interns will work closely with staff to customize internship around specific categories of interest. The position runs from June – August. Part-time or full-time available, start date and hours are negotiable. To apply, please send a cover letter describing your interest in this position and working at AAC along with your resume showing relevant experience in PDF form to Grainne Griffiths at email@example.com.
1. Building organization's capacity for policy and advocacy work
2. Expanding AAC's social media presence around policy and advocacy; drafting blogs and other communications related to our legislative agenda
3. Providing assistance with statewide education and advocacy campaigns
4. Growing AAC's presence in the MA State House
5. Planning and implementation of local and state coalition meetings (including the Massachusetts Viral Hepatitis Coalition and Project ABLE)
6. Conducting research and analysis of emerging issues in HIV/AIDS policy
7. Preparing testimony and attending bill hearings
8. Tracking legislation
9. Drafting documents and copyediting
10. Developing and maintaining database records
11. Streamlining collection of clients' stories
12. Other administrative duties, as needed
Required Skills & Experience:
· Current undergraduate or graduate student preferred
· Strong research, writing, and organizational skills
· Strong computer skills required (familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel necessary; familiarity with Convio preferred)
· Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
· Demonstrated interest in policy, advocacy, and social justice
· HIV/AIDS awareness and sensitivity
· Deeper and broader knowledge of HIV/AIDS policy issues and advocacy in Massachusetts
· Expanded understanding of AAC's mission and programs
· Improved research, analytic, writing, and editing skills
· Experience working in a high-energy, fast paced environment
Online internship posting here.