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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) Internship Fund

The BPIP Internship Fund provides funding for selected undergraduate students (first-year students, sophomores, and juniors), who have secured full-time, unpaid summer internships with non-profit organization and government offices. The Fund helps students to gain valuable experience in their field of study and enhances Bucknell’s strong reputation in the workforce. The stipend amount is $3,000 and the application process is competitive. Students are strongly urged to attend one of the BPIP Internship Fund Information Sessions (all held in ELC 217): Friday, February 8th at 4pm Tuesday, February 12th at 1pm Thursday, February 21st at Noon Monday, March 4th at Noon – […]

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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.

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Monday, February 13th, 2012

DC Career Fair March 1st – Sign up by 2/22

D.C Career Fair Thursday, March 1st –Sign up Deadline is 2/22 6:00 – 8:00 pm GAO Building, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC Transportation Available (Reserve your spot by 2/27) Registered Employers This exclusive Bucknell event offers students an opportunity to network with alumni, parents and representatives from the Government, Non-Profit and Public Affairs sectors about their career paths, organizations and any volunteer, internship and full-time opportunities they presently have or plan to have available in the future. Students must register on the BRIDGE and go to 1 of the 2 Prep Sessions: Monday, February 27,  5:00-5:30 pm, Olin 268 […]

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Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Bucknell Public Interest Program Internship Fund

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 is March 26, 11:59 pm, on the BRIDGE. Learn more […]

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Show Me John Legend

That you did Bucknell, that you did. And now I’m going to take something cool and turn it into career advice. I know…I hope I don’t ruin it for you. Last night I attended the John Legend talk and performance and was blown away, much like the rest of the crowd (at least according to Twitter).  I don’t know if it’s just because I work at the CDC or not but I felt like his talk was very much about careers; not being afraid to take risks, following your passion, trying something new, failing and starting over. His talk had […]

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Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Partnership for Public Service “Go Government” Series on Vimeo

Good news! If you missed when we offered space to come and watch a great student webinar series on Working for the Federal Government in the Fall you can catch up on the series (and more) now on the Partnership for Public Service’s new vimeo channel…and Winter Break is a great time to do it! This series is brought to you by the Partnership for Public Service staff, agency recruiters, federal interns and graduates who recently received offers for federal jobs. It was designed specifically for individuals seeking government jobs and internships to learn how to best leverage their skills […]

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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Get Your Internship Search On!

How did it become the last week in November?! If you are wondering the same thing and starting to worry about not having an internship lined up…DON’T! We still have a ton of internships listed on the BRIDGE and they keep rolling in from parents, alumni and friends (not to mention employers!) so make sure you are checking the recently posted jobs or using the “one-click” searches to find all the opportunities that are listed. Remember that internships (and jobs) are listed by application deadline many of which fall on Mondays. If you experience any difficulties using the BRIDGE keep […]

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Hope on a String Summer Internships in Haiti

Come and meet Bennett Rathbun and learn more about Hope on a String! Wednesday, November 16 at Noon (lunch provided) ELC 217 RSVP on the BRIDE on  Nov. 15 Space limited to 22 students, first-come, first-served Summer Internships are possible – come and learn more! Mission: Hope on a String is a non-profit, grassroots organization that seeks to foster an environment of social transformation and economic development in Haiti through participation in music. Focus on music: Music is a key pillar of Haitian culture, serving not only as an emotional outlet and a healing mechanism for individuals and communities, but […]

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Monday, October 24th, 2011

Public Service Week!

Starting the week of Oct. 31st we will be hosting our second annual Public Service Week, where we bring you lots of great panels, alumni talks, lunches and networking opportunities to learn more about the Public Service Sector. Be sure to check the BRIDGE for additional details and to sign up for events (lots of them have FREE FOOD and limited space so RSVPs are required) Here’s what we have planned for you this year: Tuesday, November 1 Lunch: Capitol Hill Internship Program ELC 241, Noon Past Capitol Hill interns will share their experiences with students who are interested in […]

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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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Monday, June 6th, 2011

Congrats to the 2011 BPIP Internship Fund Recipients!

40 remarkably hardworking students are the happy recipients of a stipend that will help them gain valuable experience from a non-paid internship in the non-profit or public sectors.  The BPIP Internship stipend is funded entirely through the generous donations of alumni, parents and friends of Bucknell. Since it’s founding in 2001, the BPIP Internship Fund has assisted over 200 students in pursuing internship experiences in the public interest sector. Check out who they are and what they are doing this summer here. To learn more about the program, check out pictures, and see spotlights of past recipients please visit the […]

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Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Focus: Green Careers in honor of your Mother…Earth

These days everyone wants to be green and make green but we all know that ain’t always easy… Luckily the “green”  industry is highly diverse and is growing daily.  “Green Careers” can encompass various industries such as: conservation, education, communication, environmental consulting, environmental management and planning, and parks and recreation, to name a few.  Employers include academia, government, corporations, public and private research firms, nonprofits and grassroots organizations. General Advice and Tips Determine what part of the industry interests you most – since the opportunities are so diverse, the more you can refine your career interests in the environmental field, […]

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Friday, April 8th, 2011

The Fund for the Public Interest is hiring for the summer!

Are you interested in having more than just a regular summer job? Are you interested in fighting to protect the environment and promoting human rights? Do you want to make a difference this summer? If you answered ‘YES’ to any of the questions above then read on… The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization. Since 1982, they have worked to build support and win campaigns for some of the best progressive organizations across the country, including the Sierra Club, the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. Their mission is to help these groups take on […]

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Unique internship opportunity for cycling, adventure enthusiast…or anyone else

This is a fun internship opportunity from an alum – Interns wanted May 28-June 5, 2011 and possibly during the weeks preceding and following the event for logistical, marketing, and media preparation positions as part of the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic.  The duties will range widely from race course marking to scoring racers to generating and distributing race reports and related info to various media outlets during the week. It is guaranteed to be  an interesting and exciting experience, as the participants of the event span a wide cross section of the population and include some colorful personalities.  This is […]

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Saturday, March 5th, 2011

University For Peace – Enroll Today!

The application process for the 2011 – 2012 academic year is now open! UPEACE Masters Programs Include: Environmental Security and Peace Environmental Security and Peace – Specialization in Climate Change and Security (CCS) Gender and Peace Building International Law and Human Rights International Law and the Settlement of Disputes International Peace Studies Asia Leaders Programme Media, Peace and Conflict Studies Natural Resources and Peace Peace Education Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace Why study at UPEACE? We are the only university in the United Nations system authorized to offer academic degrees in the field of […]

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