April 2010


International Agricultural Internship Program (IAIP) – Deadline July 1, 2010 http://www.fas.usda.gov/admin/student/iaip/index.asp

USDA is looking for a few outstanding senior and graduate level college and university students to work in our OVERSEAS offices to promote U.S. agricultural interests through the International Agricultural Internship Program (IAIP) for SPRING 2011.

The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, one of the four U.S. government foreign service agencies, places about ten students each semester (spring, summer and fall) with excellent analysis, marketing, writing, language and organizational skills and experience to work on international agricultural trade policy issues, commodity and market analysis and organizing trade events in our overseas offices for a 10-16 week PAID INTERNSHIP.

U.S. citizen students who are majoring in a business or science related agricultural field, i.e. Ag Econ, Econ, Finance, Business or Marketing, International Studies or Relations, Law or in a Biotechnology Program are eligible.

Online registration deadlines:

Spring 2011 is July 1, 2010;
Summer 2011 semester closes on November 1, 2010; and
Fall 2011 application deadline is March 1, 2011.

For more information on all FAS intern programs: http://www.fas.usda.gov/admin/newjobs/fasjobs.asp

Deadline for Application: June 1, 2010

This is temporary part-time employment from July 10 – July 18 (morning of the 19th), 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m at the University of Alaska, Anchorage Residence Hall. The position pays $9/hour and breakfast will be included.

Mail, email or fax Resume to Alaska Humanities Forum, Attn: Night Staff, Take Wing Alaska, 421 West First Ave Suite 300, Anchorage, AK, 99501, aloran@akhf.org, Fax: 907-272-5341.

See below link for more information or visit http://www.takewingalaska.org.

Night Staff.pdf

Application deadline: May 7, 2010 at 4pm.

This Academy, held June 1-18, 2010 from 7-4pm, offers awareness training and the unique opportunity to learn about career options in real time. The skills learned can be transferred to many different industries. Ten candidates will be selected for each Academy, ages 17 to 24. Applicants must possess high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

For information and application contact Cheryl Helkenn at chelkenn@alaska.edu, Delta Career Advancement Center, PO Box 956, 1696 N Clearwater Ave, Delta Junction, Alaska, 99737, 907-895-4605 or fax 907-895-4629.

Academy Flyer 2010.pdf

Academy Application 2010.pdf

The Anchorage Museum has an opening for a full-time Visitor Services Specialist. Under general supervision of the Director of Enterprise & Visitor Services, this position supervises the Visitor Services Assistants and is responsible for accurate cash accounting, reporting and bank deposits. In addition, this position performs cashier duties and provides information to visitors of the Museum.

Qualifications: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required, minimum of two (2) years proven supervisory experience or equivalent job experience required, minimum of two (2) years cash handling and reporting experience required, one year of lead cashier experience preferred, and one year of museum front desk experience preferred. Resumes must be accompanied by an application to be considered for the position. Applications and a complete job description are available at http://www.anchoragemuseum.org/about/aboutus_employment.aspx.

This position includes a competitive salary as well as a full benefit package including medical/dental/vision coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(a) and 403(b) investment plans and parking. Interested parties must submit a completed application and resume via mail or fax to Jacquelyn Hoflich, SPHR, Human Resources Director,Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501, 907-929-9216 fax.

Position closes when filled.

“The AMA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex or marital status or who is a ‘qualified individual with a disability,’ as that phrase is defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The AMA will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status or physical or mental disability.”

Deadline: 5.15.10

In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program (maximum amount $3000) to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. This year ESA is pleased to extend this opportunity to graduating high school seniors, doubling the amount of awards granted from 15 to 30.

The scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at accredited four-year colleges and universities. Up to 30 scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded annually, 15 to graduating high school seniors and 15 to current college students. The number of awards given in each category will be determined by the number of qualified applicants.

Eligibility:

-Minority student or a woman
-Pursuing a degree leading to a career in computer and video game arts.
-Full-time undergraduate student attending an accredited four-year college or university by the upcoming academic year.
-GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

This scholarship program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. To apply, please visit https://www.applyists.net and use the access key “ESAF” between March 1 and May 15. Students will have to submit their high school transcript as well as complete an online application form. Information about financial need, work experience, school involvement, gaming activities and a short statement about the student’s educational and career goals will be needed.

Deadline: May 1, 2010

Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to full time students currently enrolled in accredited degree-granting 4-year colleges or universities in the United States. Candidates must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Please Note: Distance Learning or OnLine Programs will not qualify. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and working toward a degree in the following C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics; science or mathematics education; technology management; or management information systems. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. An overall GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale or better is required.

Click here for the on-line application. For more information go to http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/undergraduate/pub2.asp or contact Norma Corrales, Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149 or Email.

Interior – Aleutians Campus is continuing the Troth Yeddha’ Nutrition Project, an exciting new course of study to serve rural Alaskan communities in the area of nutrition, food systems and health. We are recruiting students for the two-semester, 12-credit cohort beginning September, 2010.

· Interdisciplinary courses blend Nutrition Science, Alaska Native Knowledge, Behavioral Health, and Outreach Skills.
· Teaching teams include licensed professionals, Alaska Native service providers, Alaska Native Elders and guest speakers.
· Courses taught in a blended delivery style allowing students to learn, earn university credits, and not have to move from their home community.
· Students attend an Intensive week in Fairbanks early in the semester, audio conferences during the semester and a 2.5-day Intensive at the end of the semester.
· Students may use credits toward Occupational Endorsement (in development), area of concentration in Tribal Management, additional Certificate and Degree programs or as professional development.
· Courses offered are: Nutrition Science for the Generations, Alaska Native Food Systems, Community Nutrition Interventions, Intro to Rural Nutrition Counseling, and Rural Nutrition Practicum

Financial aid for travel, tuition, fees, materials and books, is available to eligible students. Call for a TYNP application or download at: http://www.uaf.edu/iac/ABOUT.HTM

Review of applications is on-going until scholarships filled.

For more information, see the links listed below or contact Sarah McConnell at 1-888-474-5207, option 2, X 6, 474-6080 or ssmcconnell@alaska.edu.

TYNP application.doc

Spring 10 recruitment letter.doc

RNS handout color 3_10.pdf

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