Friday, January 24, 2014

Approaching Deadlines for Arts & Sciences Seniors - 1/24

Deadline Friday January 24th

Teach for America - Nationwide
Teach For America (TFA) is helping eliminate this injustice by finding, training, and supporting leaders committed to equality. Their journey begins in the classroom and lasts a lifetime. These individuals take on an incredible challenge and spend two years teaching and unlocking the potential of students in low-income communities. Through this experience they develop as leaders and build lasting relationships with students, fellow teachers, and community members. As alumni, they join a nationwide network fighting for change.
Corps Member
The students our corps members teach are often several academic years behind their more affluent peers. They face the daily challenges of poverty and know a history of low expectations that make it hard to see their own potential. To address these challenges, our corps members must be more than just effective teachers. Corps members who can put their students on a different life path must also be great leaders. This philosophy is the basis for the Teaching As Leadership framework—the foundation of our training and support program. Training begins with a rigorous summer training institute and includes one-on-one coaching and access to thousands of online resources throughout the corps experience. Teaching in a low-income community is an extraordinary challenge, but corps members don’t face it alone. Our corps members, alumni, staff, and partners form a network of development and support. Corps members who take advantage of these resources and take responsibility for their own success show the most growth in leadership both inside and outside the classroom.

Deadline Sunday January 26th

LVW Advisors – Pittsford, NY
LVW Advisors is an objective, open-sourced investment consulting firm dedicated to fulfilling the investment consulting needs of institutional and high net worth investors. Headquartered in the Rochester, NY, LVW Advisors currently advises over 45 client relationships, and $2 billion in assets.
Investment Consulting Intern
This position is for a full-time/part-time, paid internship. You will have the opportunity to work in a professional business environment, experience real-world challenges, and expand your expertise in the field of finance with a recognized, national leader in the investment consulting industry. Throughout the internship, you will be introduced to a variety of investment topics, such as asset allocation, portfolio construction, manager selection, and various investment vehicles (mutual funds, managed accounts, hedge funds) to name a few.

Deadline Saturday February 1st

University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Lincoln, Nebraska
The Nebraska Summer Research Program is a consortium of NSF funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and other summer research opportunities programs (SROP).
Research Experience for Undergraduates

Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to a new interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program doing research in and around the social sciences. A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on our website at Students can also find information about program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses, and more.

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