Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Bucknell Professional Network Panel in NYC

Join the Bucknell Professional Networks for this great panel in NYC on May 16th: Power of Social Good: Opportunities to Grow & Strengthen Your Involvement May 16th , 2013 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM The Gabarron Foundation 149 East 38th Street New York, New York 10016 Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served; $10.00 per person Open to all Bucknellians: Students RSVP (by 5/13); Alumni RSVP The goal of the panel is to inform people on how they can get involved in the social sector— whether it’s by serving on a nonprofit Board, volunteering in a meaningful way, or starting […]

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Friday, October 26th, 2012

Cross Cultural Solutions (CCIS)

Are you looking to intern or volunteer abroad?  Here is more about a great organization – Cross Cultural Solutions – a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that addresses critical global issues by providing meaningful and sustainable volunteer service to communities abroad, and contributing responsibly to local economies. http://www.crossculturalsolutions.org/

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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Internships Abroad

Cross-Cultural Solutions is a recognized leader in the field of international volunteering, founded in 1995. We are a non-profit organization that enables volunteers to make a meaningful contribution to the community by working side-by-side with local people, while gaining a new perspective and insight into the culture and themselves. The volunteer work is with carefully selected Partner Programs, all of which are dynamic and inspiring community-led initiatives. These include orphanages and childcare centers, schools, health clinics and hospitals, homes for the elderly, centers for people with disabilities, and other community organizations. Volunteers enjoy the flexibility of choosing from 12 countries, […]

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

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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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Get a Glimpse…into travel, journalism, writing, photography

The Glimpse Correspondents Program is for talented writers and photographers with a passion for storytelling and a knack for finding truly unique stories. The program is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 34 who will be working, volunteering, or studying outside of their home country for at least 10 weeks. Correspondents receive the following benefits: $600 stipend Support from a team of professional editors Career training in writing and photography Guaranteed publication on Glimpse.org Possibility of being featured on NationalGeographic.com The Glimpse Correspondents program is an opportunity for students, volunteers, teachers, and travelers who will be abroad […]

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking applicants for its Student Member positions for 2011-12.

Apply if you want to help strengthen the network between students and alumni, develop/ carry out the Board’s mission and goals, and can attend 3 Board meetings (Homecoming, Reunion and Winter). Applicants should be rising sophomores and juniors. Cover letter, resume and faculty/staff recommendation are required. Deadline to apply: 11:59 p.m. on March 27. Those selected for interviews will be notified shortly after the deadline. Interviews will be conducted March 28 – April 8. Apply on the BRIDGE today!

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Monday, January 17th, 2011

Everyone can be great because everyone can serve. –MLK Jr.

Looking for great opportunities to volunteer this semester? Connect with local non-profits in the area in need of volunteers at the Community Service Fair! Over 30 non-profit organizations will be there to answer questions and talk about upcoming projects and ongoing opportunities. The event will be held Wednesday January 26th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the Terrace Room. “Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sponsored by the Office of Community Service.

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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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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Senior Transitions: What is the Academic Connection Program?

Bucknell’s Alumni Relations and Career Development Center has programs that bring together alumni, students, and faculty by areas of interest. The Academic Connections program specifically aims to serve as a conduit for linking faculty, students, and alumni from the same academic department or program, engaging these groups through on- and off-campus programming, through an online presence in B-Link, Bucknell’s new online community, and other opportunities as they arise. Why would Bucknell alumni want to get involved? The Academic Connections program has the ability to impact the Bucknell community both in Lewisburg and beyond. This programming offer participants a forum to […]

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Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

I Serve 2 Volunteer Opportunities

Lots of Opportunities! Please read through. BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS TUTOR NEEDED Volunteer needed to tutor individual with basic computer skills. Woman lives in Hartleton but would be willing to travel to Union County Public Library or other destination to learn. Please call Laurie at 570-922-4771. SLIFER HOUSE MUSEUM NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR UPCOMING EVENTS Girl Scout Tea Party Saturday, April 10, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Activities include engaging Daisy scouts and Brownies in a variety of Victorian-themed activities (all instructions are included.) Dress-up and tea time follow with a parade around the house. Must enjoy young children. May Day […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The toughest job you’ll ever love – Learn more from returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Panel Wednesday, February 24 5:00 – 6:30pm Bertrand Library Traditional Reading Room Refreshments will be served. FACTS about Peace Corps at Bucknell: Bucknell ranks 21st among the nation’s colleges and universities with less than 5,000 undergraduates. Since 1961, more than 240 graduates from Bucknell University have served in the Peace Corps. Panelists include: Mary Jean Moser, Circulation Services Team Leader, Library & IT, served in the Peace Corps in the Republic of Kiribati (pronounced “Kiri-bess”) from 1979 to 1981. Robert Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of English, served in the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan from 1994 to 1996. […]

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Thursday, January 21st, 2010

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Looking for great opportunities to volunteer this semester? Connect with local non-profits in the area in need of volunteers at the Community Service Fair! Over 30 non-profit organizations will be there to answer questions and talk about upcoming projects and ongoing opportunities. The event will be held Wednesday January 27 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Terrace Room. A light dinner will be provided but quantity is limited so come early! “Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sponsored by the Office of Community Service.

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Friday, January 15th, 2010

Let them eat…bread? Learn about Bread for the World

Two years ago, 75 young leaders came to the nation’s capital for intensive training in advocacy for hungry and poor people. Since then, they have served as powerful agents of change in their communities. Now Bread for the World is looking for the best and brightest 20- to 30-year-old advocates to join our next class of Hunger Justice Leaders. Do you have what it takes to be Hunger Justice Leader? Or do you know someone who does? Selected participants will attend an advocacy training workshop—all expenses paid—in Washington, D.C., June 12-15, 2010. Then they too will commit to going back […]

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Opportunity in West Africa

A note about an exciting opportunity from Rebecca Kosowicz ’07: When I graduated from Bucknell in 2007 I joined the Peace Corps in Mali. After my two years were up I found this great opportunity that led me to stay on for a third year. I will be ending my work with this organization in June and they are looking for interested, inspired individuals to replace my me and the three other volunteer positions on the ground here in Mali, West Africa. I hope you can get this information out to Bucknell student body. The application deadline is approaching so […]

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