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

Center from Employment Education (CEE) has this limited training opportunity in Palmer/Wasilla for any individual wishing to learn a piece of heavy equipment or refresh their existing/previous skills. There are currently four openings on June 14 – 19 and June 21 – 26. If these first two openings are filled and there is still a demand, the opening will be extended for an additional four participants the week of June 28 – July 2.

Applicants will need to secure their own funding, transportation, room and board. For more information, contact Cheri Lipps, Apprenticeship & Grants Coordinator, AK Teamster Training Trust/,Center for Employment Education, 1749 Ship Ave., Anchorage, AK, 99501, 907-279-8451. fax: 907-279-6088 or email at c.lipps@acsalaska.net.

Exclusive one week equipment training flyer 2010.pdf

Anch-Fbks New Application rev.1.5.10.pdf

Northern Dame Construction, Inc. is offering an ATSSA Flagging Course in Fairbanks. This certification gives students the opportunity to be certified so they can flag at any state, municipality or borough projects. The pay on these projects is currently $44.00/hour.

The course will be held at the Alpine Lodge Conference Room, 4920 Dale Road (Across from Fairbanks Airport).

DATE: Saturday, May 8, 2010
TIME: 1:00 – 5:00pm
COST: $125.00

Payment may be made at the class. Checks must be made payable to Northern Dame. The registration form may be faxed to 907-373-4704 or emailed to doris@northerndame.com.  This flagging certification is good on all DOT projects in the State Of Alaska and certification lasts for 4 years. Flagging Certification Card is distributed at class.

For more information contact Doris Coy at 907/376-9607 Office, 907/232-2542 Cell, 907/373-4704 FAX or doris@northerndame.com.

Registration form Fairbanks Flag Class.doc

The Color of Justice program brings diverse youth from across the state together for two days of exciting workshops and activities designed to encourage them to consider legal and judicial careers and to introduce them to campus life. The program also offers educators, youth organization leaders, career counselors and other youth advisors an opportunity to learn more about supporting and encouraging youth of diverse backgrounds as they consider legal and judicial careers.

SAVE THE DATES! Color of Justice 2010 will be held June 16-18, 2010, at the UAA Campus and the Anchorage courthouses of the Alaska Court System. Registration information and forms are available on this site.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE : Thursday, June 9, 2010
Registration (including meals) is FREE! Space is limited; please register early.
Registration Form

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS: Travel reimbursements to offset airfare and lodging expenses for students and advisors traveling from outside the Southcentral region are available on a limited basis. The application deadline is June 1, 2010. Applicants will be notified of reimbursement decisions as soon as possible after applications are received. Application for Travel Reimbursement

For more information about the Color of Justice program, please contact Margaret Newman, mnewman@appellate.courts.state.ak.us, 264-0864.

Color of Justice 2009 was sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) and co-sponsored by the Alaska Court System, University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Native Justice Center, Seattle University School of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law, and University of Washington School of Law, with support from the Alaska Bar Association, the Law School Admissions Council, the Northwest Indian Bar Association and the Council on Legal Educational Opportunity.

Deadline: July 23, 2010

Website: http://ncaied.org/scholarships.php

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 2010 American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program Application Deadline is July 23, 2010 Each year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development awards scholarships to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business. Scholarships will be awarded in the Fall of 2010.

Selected recipients must be available to attend the INPRO Awards Banquet in the Fall of 2010. Selected recipients will be provided lodging, air and ground transportation to the event.

American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarships will be awarded to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business who are currently in the junior, senior or master level of study. Eligible students must be enrolled for the entire 2010/2011 term.

Deadline: Please visit website

Contact: Mr. Lafayette Melton, Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

Phone: (202) 366-2907

Email: 2010STIPDG@dot.gov

Website: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/education/stipdg.htm

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently recruiting for the 2010 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG). This program provides summer opportunities for college students, particularly targeting groups who have been underrepresented in careers in transportation, such as women, persons with disabilities, and students from other diverse groups.

Eligible participants are all college/university students majoring in any academic area of study. STIPDG participants receive various benefits including hands-on experience and on-the-job training at a DOT Operating Administration or State DOT. Included is a ten-week stipend of up to $5,000 for Law or Graduate students and $4,000 for Undergraduate students. Housing and travel arrangements are also provided for all interns that are selected for assignments with locations outside of their commuting area (50 miles). Participants may also receive college credit upon successful completion of the program with the permission of their college/university.

Contact: Charles Stansfield

Email: CStansfield@2LTI.com

Website: www.2LTI.com

Second Language Testing, Inc. (SLTI) has paid full-time internships available for the summer of 2010 as well as part-time internships during the regular academic year. Interns normally earn $11 – $16 per hour, depending on educational background and experience. For those who want to stay in the area, there is the potential for continued full-time employment. Eligible applicants must be an upper level undergraduate or graduate student attending a college or university, or a recent college graduate.

Second Language Testing Inc. is a small business located in Rockville, MD, five blocks from the White Flint metro station. Our 16 full-time employees focus on language testing and related issues. This includes the development of tests of language skills, language learning aptitude tests, and the translation, adaptation, and/or linguistic simplification of standardized assessments as accommodations for English language learners or others who read below grade level. SLTI is currently working with a larger educational testing company on the development of a model for testing the oral language skills of Native American children in their tribal language, either as a native language or as a second language. This work is being done under a contract with the Bureau of Indian Education. A Native American intern could become involved in this project as well as others.

Email: hr@nwtc.edu

Phone: 920-498-6286

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time Multicultural Training/Internship positions. The description and qualifications for this job can be found on the NWTC website at: http://www.nwtc.edu/aboutus/human-resources/employment/Pages/JobOpenings.aspx.

Title: Graduate Horizons 2010 Pre-Graduate Workshop 2010

Deadline: Rolling Admissions until June 1, 2010

Workshop Date(s): July 17-20, 2010

Location: Arizona State University

Website: www.collegehorizons.org

Graduate Horizons 2010 is currently accepting applications to their summer pre-graduate workshop. Arizona State University is hosting the Graduate Horizons program from July 17-20, 2010 in Tempe, AZ. ASU is one of the largest public universities in the nation with over 1,400 Native students enrolled. This program is ideal for Native students considering applying to graduate programs in 1 to 3 years

As you may know, Graduate Horizons is a workshop in preparing for graduate/professional school where 75-90 students work with faculty, admissions officers, deans, and professionals from over 40 graduate school programs representing hundreds of disciplines.The program is open to American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nation’s of Canada (who are permanent residents of the US) college students, college graduates, and those seeking a second masters/professional degree.

The eligibility information and application materials are available on-line for download. The deadline to apply is on rolling admissions from March-May, with applications accepted until June 1 on a space available basis (priority deadlines in February have closed). The cost to attend is $200.00 plus students are responsible for transportation (airfare, driving) to the program. Please note that College Horizons has significant financial aid available (for tuition and airfare) to students who qualify.

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