Opportunities For AHANA Students
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|Fellowships and Scholarships
- MDP Diversity Internship Program
The Massachusetts Democratic Party will start another class for its Diversity Internship Program. Our Democratic values of social and economic justice require that policy creation and public leadership involve individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, economic and geographic backgrounds and circumstances. Program participants will have the opportunity to transform from objects of public policy into architects of public policy. This is an 11 week paid, full-time internship. Interns are paired with mentors who are successful in the public service realm such as in state government, public policy, non-profit, organized labor, private and political settings.
Experience range - undergraduate students
Commitment - summer
- WGBH TV Pledge Production Internship
WGBH is public service media for New England. WGBH Pledge Production goes live 50-60 times a year and is responsible for producing live fundraising breaks which are built around various programs during three televised pledge drives each year. In the interim, we produce fundraising spots for use during upcoming pledge drives. Our team is looking for an intern to assist in all phases of production. Qualified candidates will possess computer skills (Mac skills are a plus), including online research skills, a basic knowledge of studio/field production, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, organization, and initiative. All majors welcome to apply.
Experience range - undergraduate/graduate students, college graduates
Commitment - spring semester, flexible, opportunity to continue throughout summer
- Second Nature Paid Internship in Higher Education
Second Nature is seeking students from minority backgrounds to work on multiple projects involving sustainability in higher education as part of our Diversity Interns Program. Interns will conduct research, information gathering, and assist with the development of several new national programs focused on advancing green building at under resourced colleges and universities (including minority serving institutions and community colleges).
Experience range - undergraduate seniors, graduate students, recent graduates (3.0 GPA or higher)
Commitment - one year, 20 hours/week
- Summer Law and Undergraduate Clerkship Program (Asian American Justice Center)
This is a highly competitive program that recruits approximately eight law and undergraduate students from an applicant pool of over 300 applications for the summer clerkship program. Decisions are often based on the written applications and interviews are not necessarily given. Unfortunately, the position is an unpaid/uncompensated position. They will assist you in finding funding resources and housing.
Experience range - law students, undergraduate/graduate students, college graduates
Commitment - summer
- The Washington Internship Program
Students select internships according to their areas of interest, such as government, the media, and national institutions in a variety of fields, federal agencies, and private industries. International relations, journalism, law, medicine, public relations, business, the arts, science, education, and counseling, are among the many specialties that students pursue.
Experience range - undergraduate/graduate students, college graduates
Commitment - semester (fall, spring, summer) or full year
- Microsoft Interning Program
This internship is ideal for students interested in pursuing a career in the computer software industry. The positions include: program manager, software design engineer, software design engineer in test, and software test engineer. Also, internships in finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, and user assistant & education are also available. All positions are located in Redmond, Washington (13 miles from Seattle) or Silicon Valley, CA.
Experience range - depends on position
Commitment - minimum of 12 weeks
- Xerox College Experiential Learning Programs
Xerox offers paid summer internships, Co-op (active year round) and Work/Study programs. Internship-for-Credit (unpaid) positions are also offered, in which a student visits Xerox for research or learning/training experience.
Experience range - undergraduate and graduate students
Commitment - varies depending on position: minimum 10 weeks, maximum of a full year
- US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) USINPAC is a united, strong and clear voice representing the Indian American community on Capital Hill and the White House. The organization promotes issues that are shaped by the emerging concerns of the Indian American Community. Unpaid, volunteer positions include: Media/Communications Program Director, Researcher/Analyst, State Grassroot Leaders, Presidential Campaign Volunteer, Volunteer Journalist, Event Coordinator, Director - State/Local Government Advocacy, and President, USINPAC Youth Committee.
- Experience range - undergraduate and graduate students
Commitment - varies
- The Ad Club
The Ad Club's Diversity Internship Program is looking for students interested in pursuing a career in advertising or communications. Twelve students are selected for summer internships at some of the most well-known agencies and brands in New England - this year's companies include Digitas, Staples, Harvard Magazine, Arnold Worldwide, FitCorp, and more. All positions are located in or around Boston. It is a paid internship. Students will receive $3,500 for the period, for 40 hours a week for ten weeks in the summer.
Experience range - college juniors and seniors, and graduate students
Commitment - June 4 through August 14
- Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
MSPCC is a private, nonprofit society dedicated to leadership in protecting and promoting the rights and well being of children and families. Various internships for undergraduates and graduate-level students available.
Experience Range - undergraduate/graduate students
Commitment - ranges
- The Institute for Responsible Citizenship Summer Leadership Program
The Institute for Responsible Citizenship provides America's best and brightest African American male college students with unparalleled networking opportunities, leadership development, and life-long mentorship. High-level paid internships around Washington, DC provide exposure to congressman, Supreme Court justices, doctors, business executives, educators, and other influential leaders.
- Experience Range- college sophomore Commitment- two summers
Interested in work or internships abroad? Visit the International Jobs and Internships page!
- Second Nature Program Manager Position
Under the leadership of the President and Vice President and reporting to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Program Manager for the Advancing Green Building initiative will manage Second Nature’s involvement in outreach and education to advance green building in higher education across the United States. The Project Manager position is a full time temporary position (five days, 40 hours per week), with pay and benefits commensurate with experience. The position is funded for two years. This position Requires working presence in the downtown Boston Second Nature office, with some telecommuting and occasional travel. This posting is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Law School Admission Workshops
These workshops are held in the Career Center with Dom DeLeo, Associate Director, to review an effective approach to admissions questions and usually last one hour. Please call ahead to reserve your place as seating is limited: 617-552-3430.
- The Boston College Law School Locator
The Locator can help you identify schools where your scores and grades are most competitve for admission and help you gauge your chance of admission at a particular school. The Boston College Law School Locator lists the 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes at accredited law schools, entering in the fall of 2008. The chart is useful in evaluating law school choices but cannot determine where you should or should not apply.
- Part Time Law Programs
The schools are listed with the 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes at accredited law schools, entering in the fall of 2008.
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Graduate and Post-Graduate School Opportunities
- Ph.D Project
The Ph.D. Project began its mission in 1994 to increase the diversity of business school faculty by attracting African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans to business doctoral programs, and providing a network of peer support throughout the programs. It is not a doctoral program, but rather an information clearinghouse for underrepresented minorities who are interested in pursuing a business Ph.D. to become a business school professor.
- Peace Corps
- Master's International (MI) MI has made the truly unique opportunity of complementing a master's degree with overseas service available in a variety of fields at over 40 academic institutions nationwide. As a prospective student, you will apply simultaneously to both the Peace Corps and the participating graduate school(s) of your choice. After being accepted by both, you will complete a year to two years of graduate course work at your respective university while continuing to prepare for work overseas.
Fellows/USA is a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to former Volunteers who wish to earn professional certification, master's or doctoral degrees in a variety of subject areas. Former Volunteers also complete paid internships in under-served U.S. communities where they gain valuable on-the-job training while helping meet local needs that would otherwise go unmet.
...and check the Career Center Grad School page for more...
Fellowships and Scholarships
- AHANA Scholarships/Fellowships
BC offered Scholarships/Fellowships for AHANA students and other opportunities.
- Professional Work Fellowships
Extraordinary work opportunities for Graduating Students and Recent Alumni not offered through the usual job-hunting channels.
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Gates Millenium Scholars
GMS was established to provide outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing GMS Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.
- Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
This fellowship was established in 1987 to provide 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 small group of outstanding individuals to spend six months in Washington. Supported by a monthly stipend, the Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice.
- Graduate Newspaper Fellowship and Apprenticeship for Minorities
Newhouse Fellow Program for Minorities offers this fellowship for those interested in the Newhouse School's magazine, newspaper, and online journalism master's degree program. Fellows receive free tuition, a part-time reporting and editing internship in Syracuse at The Post-Standard, $1,400 monthly stipend, health insurance coverage, moving expenses to Syracuse up to $1,500, travel expenses to professional conferences up to $800, academic expenses up to $1,000, and a full-time paid internship after graduation for one year as a reporter at a Newhouse newspaper.
- Accenture 2009 Scholarship Program for Minorities
This scholarship program was created to encourage minorities to pursue degrees in engineering, computer science, and a variety of programs related to information systems and decision or management sciences. Scholarship awards of $2,500 are awarded to outstanding students for undergraduate study. Recipients must be enrolled as full-time students in at least two semesters of the 2009-2010 school year to receive the full award. .
Experience range - undergraduate students
Commitment - full-time enrollment
- The Urban Prep Fellows Program
Urban Prep Fellows augment and support regular classroom learning by building bonds with students through academic and personal advising, managing after-school activities, communicating with families, and leading a seminar course. Our experience has shown that these relationships are critical in providing students with the support, academic enrichment and social-emotional development necessary for college readiness. Fellows are supported through the year by our veteran teaching staff and ongoing Professional Development series which gives Fellows the opportunity to learn firsthand about the people, ideas, and policies shaping change in urban America. During their service year, Fellows are provided with housing, transportation, health and dental insurance, and a monthly living stipend.