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July - August, 2014
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US Student Fulbright Program to Study Overseas
FAU students who will have a BA or BS degree by the start of the Fulbright may apply to study overseas or teach English overseas. More information at www.fau.edu/goabroad/Fulbright.php or www.fulbrightonline.org. For more information contact FAU Fulbright Program Advisor Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, 561-297-1039.
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Paid Environmental Education Internship Opportunity Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Group tours occur Tuesday - Friday, 10 am - 12 pm. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children's programs, and assisting with special events. Education Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own interest program or project during their time at the River Center with the assistance of our Educators.
Open until Filled
Hours: Flexible - Tuesday-Saturday between 8 am and 4 pm, up to 29 hours per week. Some weekends & nights required based on program requirements. Staff and interns will work to create a set schedule.
Salary: $8.25 - $8.75 per hour
For more information, full job description, and to download the application, visit http://www.loxahatcheeriver.org/employment_opportunities.php. Please send resume and Loxahatchee River District Application.
Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Capital Semester Programs
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies. Capital Semester is an academic internship program held each fall and spring in Washington, DC for undergraduates interested in public policy, international affairs, business, journalism, communications, and the nonprofit sector. Internship placement is guaranteed. Students gain substantive professional experience by interning approximately 30 hours per week while earning academic credit in government and economics from George Mason University. Internship sites include federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, government relations offices, media outlets, PR firms and nonprofits.
- 12 transferable credit hours from George Mason University
- Roommate matching and furnished apartments in the Capital Hill neighborhood of DC
- Guest lectures with Washington's top policy and industry experts
- Exclusive briefings at Capitol Hill, World Bank, Federal Reserve, and State Department
- Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
- Over 70% of students receive scholarship awards based on merit and financial need
The final deadline for Spring 2015 is November 1. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-986-0384 with questions.
Need ideas for an internship?
Check out the Internship Opportunities page! Click here to go to the Honors College Internships and Study Abroad page. Internship opportunities are listed alphabetically and by discipline.
Peace & Conflict Resolution in the Middle East & Beyond: Summer Program
Spend your summer in London and Amman exploring the process of peace and the sensitive cultural and societal roots of conflict. Your program will begin in the U.K. by studying peace and conflict theory, using Northern Ireland as a case study for beginning to understand how those theories translate to Middle Eastern issues. Once in Amman, use your new understanding of peace and conflict to examine how the Arab/Israeli conflict; regional conflicts such as those in Lebanon, Yemen or Iraq; and tribal conflicts are being addressed. Includes an intensive Arabic language program extension option and a study tour in Derry and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Visit the program website or email email@example.com (phone: 1-800-856-4358) for more information.
Career Development Services
If you would like to include an announcement about your FAU club or university endorsed events in the Monday Weekly Announcement and on the HC website, please email the webmaster no later than 5:00 pm Thursday of the week before your event with the following information:
- Event name
- Date, time and location
- A brief description of the event
- Name, phone number and FAU email address for contact person