Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

McKenna Summer Environmental Internships

Student applications are encouraged for Katherine Mabis McKenna Environmental Internships for the summer of 2011. Interns receive a $3000 stipend and may arrange a free residence hall room during the summer participation period. Successful applicants will be expected to engage in an independent research project of approximately 10 weeks duration under the sponsorship of a faculty member. Students must still be enrolled at Bucknell; graduating seniors are not eligible unless they have committed to attending graduate school at Bucknell. Project proposals from a wide variety of disciplines will be considered for funding. Research efforts should fall under the general heading […]

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Hear from fellow students – BPIP Internship Fund Panel Lunch

Interested in interning with a nonprofit this summer and getting paid? The BPIP Internship Fund provides funding for students able to secure full time, unpaid summer internships in the nonprofit/public interest sector.  Come hear past Fund recipients share their stories about the program and what they got from their experiences working in the nonprofit, public service sectors. Featuring: Michael Kurban ’12 International Bridges to Justice, Geneva, Switzerland Malyse Uwase ’13 Women for Women, Kigali, Rwanda Amanda Slaboden ’13 Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA Andrew Lichtenauer ’12 The First Tee, Bronx, NY Claire Munley ’11 Women in Progress, Cape Coast, […]

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics – Summer Program

Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics Intensive Summer Bioethics Program June 1 – July 29, 2011 New Haven, CT Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics offers an intensive summer program in bioethics for national and international participants (undergraduates, graduate students, and others).  The program is an eight-week immersion in the field of bioethics through lectures, seminars, written work, and site visits to The Hastings Center, CT Hospice in Branford, the Monsanto Corporation, and an ecological exploration of Long Island Sound via schooner.  The program draws from the fields of medical practice & research, law, religion, and environmental studies, among others. Tuition for […]

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Monday, October 25th, 2010

Princeton in Africa Fellowships

I’d say that one of the only downsides to this job is learning about all the awesome opportunities out there that I am no longer eligible for. For instance: Princeton in Africa (PiAf), which offers yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. PiAf Fellows work in service-oriented positions in many different fields, including humanitarian aid, public health, conservation, and education. The more I checked in to this fellowship to write about it the more I wanted to apply. I ran into this inspiring blog, Beyond the Gate, featuring first-person perspectives from recent alums […]

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Friday, September 17th, 2010

Idealist.org Grad School Fairs

Idealist invites you to two Graduate-School Fairs they are hosting in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh fair will take place on Thursday, September 23, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at the University of Pittsburgh’s William Pitt Union, at 3959 Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard. The Philadelphia fair is on Monday, September 27, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at Drexel University’s Creese Student Center, on 3210 Chestnut Street. If you are thinking of going to Graduate School in the next year or two, this is a great opportunity to meet with representatives from 60 local, national, and international programs focusing on […]

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

BPIP Internship Fund Fall Info Sessions

Students who want to explore careers in the non-profit and government sectors have a great resource right here on campus: the Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) and the BPIP Internship Fund. BPIP educates students about non-profit and public service careers, and helps students learn about how to find internships and jobs in these sectors. The BPIP Internship Fund provides financial support for undergraduate students (first-year students, sophomores, and juniors), who have secured full-time, unpaid summer internships with non-profit organization and government offices. The application process is competitive and the deadline will be in  March 2011, for the summer 2011. Information […]

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Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 BPIP Internship Fund Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2010 Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) Internship Fund Recipients! We can’t wait to hear about the amazing experiences you are having this summer! Gregory Barron ’11 Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Bill and Carol Lenker ’56/’57 BPIP Internship Fund Emily Bruno ’12 New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library of New York, Bronx, NY Association for the Arts BPIP Internship Fund Jeremy Byler ’11 Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Palestine BPIP Alumni Association Internship Fund Patrick Caloz ’13 UCLA Medical School, Encino, CA BPIP Laura Kinney ’81 & Arthur […]

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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

DATE CHANGE! Bucknellians in Government Networking Event now 7/21

In the D.C area for the summer? Make sure you sign up and stop by for our annual Bucknellians in Government event on: July 21st (rescheduled from July 14th) 6:00 – 8:00 pm Carnegie Endowment Conference Center, Washington, DC RSVP on the BRIDGE by July 14th This is a Bucknell only event where students and recent graduates interested in government careers are invited to attend. This networking event featuring Bucknellians currently working in or involved with government will give Alumni and Parents a chance to speak with students about how they got started, share what a typical day is like […]

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Monday, June 21st, 2010

Don’t Forget about the Public Service Career and Internship Fair on July 14!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network with representatives from more than 75 federal agencies at the Eighth Annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair, hosted by the Partnership for Public Service. This year’s event will take place on July 14 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE and open to the public! Agencies will be recruiting for a variety of internships and entry-level jobs including: Special Agents Engineers Program Analysts Financial Specialists Environmental Scientists IT Specialists Economists Contract Specialists And more! The Public Service Career and Internship Fair is a one […]

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Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Earth Day Internships from One Day, One Internship

Green Mountain Energy Internships By Willy Franzen on Thursday, April 22, 2010 So, I don’t think that I’ve taken note of Earth Day since elementary school… or last year when I wrote a post about New Leaf Paper. Yes, I may seem a bit ambivalent about a holiday started by hippies, but I really do care about the environment (so much though that I’m taking a few days off next week to head out into the woods and go fishing). Today is the 40th Earth Day, and I have to say it’s amazing how far we’ve come in fighting pollution. […]

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Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

In Honor of Earth Day: Here’s How to Find a Green Job

Happy Earth Day! Now here’s how to find a green job… Much of the world marks the 41st annual Earth Day today. Amid increased warnings about climate change and long-standing calls to make our air and water cleaner, many employers have embraced efforts to improve the environment as part of their corporate social responsibility agendas. Whole industries and career paths have emerged to control the natural resources and energy we use, creating a new category of jobs with the label “green collar.” Green jobs aren’t just for environmentalists; they require people with construction, science, and engineering backgrounds, as well as […]

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Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Student Conservation Association (SCA) – Trails Intern

Still need an internship? Want to be outside? Then apply to the SCA Trail Intern! Allegheny National Forest consists of 513,000 acres located in the rugged plateau country in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania. Many creeks and streams cut deeply into the plateau, creating a rolling and sometimes steep topography ranging from 1,046 feet to 2,263 feet above sea level. Perform general trails maintenance and project work, working with the Lead Trails intern as an intern Trail Crew, in conjunction with other SCA crews, or independently. To learn more, or to apply, visit: http://www.thesca.org/node/32969

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Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Lake Wallenpaupack-Lacawac Sanctuary will offer 2 environmental education internship positions

Lake Wallenpaupack-Lacawac Sanctuary will offer two environmental education internship positions during the 2010 summer season. The positions will provide college students with valuable training, education and life experiences to enhance their professional career and personal life. Work experience will be gained with both children and adults at the scenic and historic 545 acre Lacawac Sanctuary. The internships offer a broad range of work experiences in a non-profit setting for education, parks and recreation, science, biology, and other related majors of study. Interns will help develop and implement programs for children ages 3-11. They will lead natural history and historic tours […]

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

PHILADELPHIA ZOO INTERNSHIP FAIR

Saturday, March 6, 2010 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. 3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Representatives from the departments of Education & Conservation, Animal, Guest Relations and Marketing & Communications will share information about their internship programs. On-line registration is free but required in advance since space is limited. Visit http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/participate/Volunteer/Interns.htm Contact zoointerns@phillyzoo.org or 215-243-5200 for more information

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Monday, February 22nd, 2010

One Month away from the BPIP Application Deadline!

“The nonprofit sector enhances our creativity, enlivens our communities, nurtures individual responsibility, stirs life at the grassroots, and reminds us that we were born free.” –John W. Gardner BPIP Internship Fund Information Sessions –LAST TWO BEFORE DEADLINE! Sunday, March 7, ELC 217, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 8, ELC 217, Noon – 1:00 p.m. Application Deadline is March 22nd Students who want to explore careers in the non-profit and government sectors have a great resource right here on campus: the Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) and the BPIP Internship Fund. BPIP educates students about non-profit and public service careers, […]

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