Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Government Careers: Life on the Job

Don’t forget to sign up for the Bucknell D.C Career Fair on March 4th! Considering a career in government after graduation? Before you take the civil service exam, make sure you know what you’re getting into. Each government agency is different, so it’s important to know what life is like at each one. It’s all about the agency Agency culture can have a huge effect. Each agency or department has an internal culture that you need to learn about. In many respects, working for a government agency can be one of the most exciting or rewarding experiences for someone who […]

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Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

D.C Career Fair – 3/4, Sign up by 2/26

Interested in government? Nonprofit? Public service? Public Affairs? Then come to the Bucknell D.C Career Fair on 3/4 —RSVP on the BRIDGE by 2/26 –Just Extended! This fair brings students to Washington, DC to meet representatives from organizations and network with Bucknell alumni, parents, and friends. It provides an opportunity to discuss career paths with participants and learn about participants’ organizations, and any current or future openings — volunteer, internship or full time. Registered students must attend 1 of 2 prep sessions to receive entry ticket; Prep sessions will be held on Monday, March 1: Noon OR 5:00 pm both […]

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Monday, February 8th, 2010

Get the funds you need to follow your dreams!

“You may never have another time in your life to devote yourself fully to a nonprofit organization which exists to serve the greater good. Non-profits are desperate for the talents Bucknellians have, but few have the resources to pay us. Thanks to the generosity of the BPIP donors, we can use these skills for the betterment of our communities.” –Ian Hartshorn ’07, 2006 BPIP Internship Fund Recipient, The Global Interdependence Center BPIP Internship Fund Information Sessions: Tuesday, February 9, ELC 217, Noon – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February, 11, ELC Gallery Theatre, 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18, ELC 217, […]

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Spend your summer in Bolivia, Nicaragua, India, or Uganda

The Northwestern University Center for Global Engagement is opening up to non-Northwestern students a unique summer program in Bolivia, Nicaragua, India, and Uganda called the Global Engagement Summer Institute. Are you passionate about global change, committed to learning by doing, and ready to engage in hands-on international development? The Global Engagement Summer Institute will equip you to: Work directly with grassroots NGOs and local communities in Uganda, India, Nicaragua, or Bolivia Leverage the strengths — rather than list the weaknesses — of the communities in which you live and work abroad Live with a host family and immerse yourself in […]

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Interested in NGOs?

Interested in NGOs? Here is a great resource WWW Virtual Library system is an directory of over 2000 links to sources of information and analysis in a wide range of international affairs, international studies, and international relations topics. The section on NGOs is impressive and can be found here: http://www2.etown.edu/vl/ngos.html It is part of the greater directory: http://www2.etown.edu/vl/ Happy NGO-Hunting!

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

U.S. Dept of State: Accepting applications for Internship Program!

We are excited to share with you that the U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the Summer 2010 Student Internship Program. For information, to view the vacancy on USAJobs, or to start the application process; visit us here. The deadline to submit completed applications is November 2, 2009. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and a student in order to be eligible. Please read the vacancy announcement for all eligibility requirements. If experience technical difficulties with the online application system, please visit here for workaround instructions.

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Monday, September 14th, 2009

Looking Ahead: Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair in Nov.

Washington, DC Tue Nov 10 2009 The Idealist.org Washington DC Nonprofit Career Fair is generously hosted by The George Washington University Career Center. The fair is co-sponsored by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Washington DC Chapter. The nonprofit career fair will consist of: An informal networking period for nonprofit recruiters and representatives from local colleges and university offices of career services. The fair itself, where job seekers can distribute resumes and speak with nonprofit recruiters about current and future employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities. Free information sessions offering nonprofit career advice to all job seekers. The fair is free for […]

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Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A new frontier…volunteer opportunities abroad

Frontier will be on campus for an employer presentation September 14 @ 11:30-1:30 in ELC 256 Frontier is a non-profit conservation and development NGO. Their staff and volunteers carry out groundbreaking surveys in remote forest, savannah and marine environments. With 250 projects across 50 countries, Frontier is dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods for marginalized communities. So what’s in it for you? Volunteer on any one of their projects for the opportunity to: Gain independent field research experience Save endangered wildlife Learn a new language Teach impoverished children Explore the world on an adventure trail […]

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Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

The Idealist In All of Us

Idealist.org has some exciting new projects this year! 1st- Grad Fairs: If you, or anyone you know, are thinking of going to grad-school next year for a degree with social impact, join us Idealist for one of the 17 fairs they’ll be hosting in North America this fall (registration is free). At each fair you can meet representatives from 50-200 graduate programs in fields such as Nonprofit Management, Education, Social Work, Global Health, International Affairs, Law, Public Policy, Urban Planning, and many more. Find out more! 2nd- Mozilla Service Week: Idealist is partnering with Mozilla (the organization behind the Firefox […]

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