Sunday, December 4th, 2011

December Grad School Digest: Columbia & Tufts

The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy is a twelve-month program that combines Columbia University’s hands-on approach to teaching public policy and administration with the Earth Institute’s pioneering thinking about the environment, educating today’s environmental leaders for a sustainable tomorrow. The program trains sophisticated public managers and policymakers, who apply innovative, systems-based thinking to environmental issues. The program challenges students to think systemically and act pragmatically. To meet this challenge, we offer a high-quality graduate program in management and policy analysis that emphasizes practical skills and is enriched by ecological and planetary science. There is a new fellowship for […]

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

BPIP Spotlight: Malyse Uwase ’13

Malyse Uwase ’13 Women for Women International, Kigali, Rwanda BPIP Alumni Association Internship Fund Class Year: 2013 Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda Major: International Relations/ Women’s and Gender Studies Campus Activities: Member of: Bucknell African Student Association ( BASA), Essential, Black Student Union (BSU), and Common Ground. I also work for the office of  International Student Services, as well the Women’s and Gender Studies department. What is the most interesting or important thing you took from your Internship this summer? I learned how an NGO such as Women for Women International manages to operate and become successful. I was able to experience […]

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Monday, February 28th, 2011

Washington Media Scholars Foundation – scholarship and networking opportunities

The Washington Media Scholars Foundation creates scholarship, learning and career advancement opportunities for college students interested in public policy media strategy, research and management. The organization coordinates three programs of varying intensity to carry out this mission: Media Scholars Program. Beginning with the Media Plan Case Competition, the Media Scholars Program identifies talented undergraduates from across the country and brings the finalists to Washington, DC for a week of networking and out-of-the-classroom educational opportunities with organizations such as Google, Politico, CNN and the Wall Street Journal. At a Networking Reception held at the Newseum, the foundation distributes $10,000 in scholarship […]

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Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Non-Profit Internship: Refugees International

Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. They are a Washington-based advocacy organization that is an independent voice for humanitarian action on behalf of the least known and most vulnerable victims of war, famine, and disaster. Refugees International accepts a limited number of applicants for unpaid internships throughout the year. If you would like to apply, please forward your resume with a cover letter to jobs@refintl.org and indicate your interest in a general, peacekeeping, research, communications, development, and/or congressional internship. Please make sure to include your dates of availability. Duration: […]

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Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Program

Position: Junior Fellow – Junior Fellowship Program Organization: Stoneleigh  Foundation Location: Harrisburg, PA Deadline: 02/28/11 About the Fellowship: Our Junior Fellowship program has a dual purpose.  First, it cultivates a new generation of leaders in the fields of child welfare and juvenile justice, and allied fields such as education and behavioral.  It provides an opportunity for exceptional recent graduates interested in social policy and public service to work for one year at an organization in the public or non-profit sectors in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. The Fellowship is designed to provide dynamic, hands-on experience for the Junior Fellow resulting in a tangible work product that […]

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Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship

The Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship, which includes one $5,000 grant for one student each year, is part of the Tisdale Fellowship program, a summer internship available to undergraduate and graduate students.  Any student, undergraduate or graduate, who is interested in diversity and ethics issues, and in learning about high-tech public policy issues, can apply for this Fellowship. The Fellowship has two main elements: 1) Internship:  Fellows participate an eight-week internship in the government relations office of a leading high technology company or association.  In the recent past, fellows have interned at such companies as Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics and Monster Worldwide, […]

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Alumni Perspective: Environment America Fellowship

Interested in environmental advocacy? Are you looking for a career that will give you first-hand public policy experience right out of college? Check out the Environment American Fellowship Program! Today’s post about the Environment America Fellowship comes from alumnae Audrey Richardson. Audrey graduated from Bucknell a semester early in January of 2010 and majored in both English and Political Science. During her time at Bucknell Audrey was also a BPIP Internship Fund Recipient, gaining summer internship experience at the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee in 2009. Upon graduating, she accepted a Fellowship position with Environment America. She chose to […]

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Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Public Service Fellows Program

Remember: The Public Service Fellows Program application is now open, but hurry…the application deadline is October 29, 2010 so apply today! The Program: The Partnership for Public Service is seeking current students or recent graduates to join our team and contribute to our mission. Are you passionate about public service? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop their skills and gain valuable experience? Are you looking for a paid position in the heart of Washington, D.C.? If so, apply for the Partnership’s Public Service Fellows Program! The application deadline is October 29, 2010 so apply today! We anticipate the Spring […]

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Monday, January 25th, 2010

Philly Fellows: 2010-2011 Fellowship Application due 1/31/2010

Philly Fellows is a one-year post-graduate fellowship program that connects top graduates of Philadelphia-area colleges with meaningful positions where they can make a difference in the city. The program offers an exciting transition from college to the community where, together with their peers, fellows can gain knowledge, contribute talent, and develop leadership while experiencing the best of Philadelphia. Fellows work 40 hours/week at a partnering non-profit agency that captures their interest in a position where they can build capacity and develop new professional skills. In addition, fellows receive leadership and professional development training throughout the year and have regular opportunities […]

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Monday, January 11th, 2010

D.C. Fellowship Opportunity For Seniors — Application Deadline is Jan. 22!

The Scoville Fellowship is now accepting applications for the fall 2010 semester; All materials must arrive by January 22 at 5:00 PM EST. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a competitive national fellowship program that provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the Fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington. Supported by a stipend, the Fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. The program also […]

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Monday, January 11th, 2010

Fellowship in the Baltimore Mayor’s Office

Notice: Now accepting applications for Summer 2010.  Deadline to apply is 02/28/2010 Fellowship Dates: June 7 – August 13, 2010 During a ten week full-time placement in a Mayoral office or agency, Fellows will be assigned to projects that focus on a myriad of public policy issues and challenges. Mayoral Fellows will complete their projects under the direction of senior level government officials and will be provided with immediate and direct feedback. At the conclusion of the summer, Fellows will give presentations to the Mayor and various cabinet officials summarizing their placements and overall summer experience. The ultimate objective of […]

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Monday, December 7th, 2009

Terms to Know for Grad School Finance

Are you familiar with the following terms for financing your graduate education? Fellowships: typically granted to individuals to cover their living expenses while they carry out research or work on a project. Awards may be single or multiple-year. Awards are usually based on an individual’s merit as measured by grades, GRE scores, publications, and letters of recommendation. Assistantships: usually campus-affiliated work assignments (e.g. graduate teaching instructor, research associate) that provide an individual a stipend and often waive tuition and/or other matriculation fees. Grants: often awarded to cover expenses associated with carrying out research or other specific projects, such as travel, […]

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Friday, December 4th, 2009

2010 UTSR Gas Turbine Industrial Fellowship Program

Click Here To Download the 2010 Fellowship Application Application Deadline January 29, 2010 The South Carolina Institute for Energy Studies is pleased to announce the 2010 UTSR Gas Turbine Industrial Fellowship (GTIF) Program. We are currently looking for 14 of the best and brightest science and engineering students (rising seniors through PhD candidates) who would like to spend 10-12 weeks this summer working at the leading gas turbine OEMs and suppliers listed below, under the direct guidance of industry experts. In addition to gaining valuable industry experience and exploring potential permanent job opportunities, the students will receive competitive pay based […]

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

Every group has its ultimate challenge, an experience that defines those who participate as the most, talented in their field. Track-and-field enthusiasts have the decathlon. Whiz kids have the Odyssey of the Mind competition. Fitness freaks have the Iron Man Triathlon. And aspiring public servants have the Coro Fellows Program. – The Princeton Review The Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a nine-month, full-time, post-graduate experiential leadership training program which introduces diverse, intelligent and driven young public servants to all aspects of the public affairs arena. Field assignments, site visits, interviews and special individual and group projects and consultancies prepare […]

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Two Great Fellowship Opportunities in D.C.

Both fellowships are year-long, full-time, salaried positions at our office in Washington, DC. Selected fellows will receive a compensatory package that includes an annual salary of $38,000 and excellent health care benefits. 1. The Villers Fellowship The Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice was created in 2005 by Philippe Villers, Founder and President of Families USA. Villers Fellows work in our health policy department and assist our organization’s efforts to improve access to health coverage for all Americans, especially for low-income and other vulnerable communities. Specifically, Villers Fellows will conduct research on a range of health care policy issues, and […]

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