January 2011

Apply now for Sen. Murkowski’s High School Summer Internship


Sen. Lisa Murkowski is accepting applications for her 2011 High School Summer Internship Program now through March 11. Alaskan students who will graduate from high school this spring are eligible to apply.

The High School Intern Program is an opportunity for young people to learn about the U.S. Senate and the political process and to gain experience working in a professional office. Successful applicants will be well-rounded individuals who are able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and who are willing to work hard and have fun.

For more information see http://bit.ly/gKrdEf

Paper applications are being sent to Alaskan high schools. Please note that paper applications should be returned by fax to (202) 224-5301 to avoid long delays due to Capitol mail screening procedures. Applications that are mailed and arrive after the deadline will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact Rochelle Hanscom, the senator’s intern coordinator, at (202) 224-6665.

If you need assistance filling out your 2011-2012 FAFSA please come to one of our workshops starting February 4th! Please see the flyer for more information. Student’s please remember to fill out your FAFSA by February 15th so you can apply for University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) scholarships. The UAA and UA Foundation scholarship deadline is February 15th. Please go to the attached link for more information: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/scholarships/

The Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) was created in 2010 as an invitation to excellence, extended to Alaska students, parents, and educators.

As part of that invitation to excellence, the APS aims to improve high school performance and better prepare Alaskans for postsecondary education and career success.

Subject to funds appropriation, first awards will be made available to the high school class of 2011. The APS can be used for up to 8 semesters (4 years) at any regionally accredited college or university in Alaska, or for approved career and technical education programs in the state. Even if you begin your studies out of state, you have up to six years after high school graduation to use the award to finish your education at a qualifying Alaska institution. For more information about the Alaska Performance Scholarship, click here.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game Subsistence Division is seeking to advertise the following position recruitment:

Subsistence Resource Specialist III

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence is recruiting for an enthusiastic social scientist to scientifically gather, quantify, evaluate, and report information about customary and traditional uses of fish and wildlife resources in Western Alaska. This position is a permanent, full-time job that will be based in either the Bethel or Fairbanks office. The successful applicant will work with local communities and subsistence users to research, quantify, and provide resulting information to the public, fisheries and wildlife management programs, and to the Alaska Board of Game and Alaska Board of Fisheries for evaluating reasonable opportunities for customary and traditional uses. Strong oral and written communication ability, technical writing, and computer skills are highly desirable. Yupik language skills are also highly desirable. To apply for the Subsistence Resource Specialist III position or to obtain information on whether you qualify, please go to our job posting web site found on Workplace Alaska at: http://notes3.state.ak.us/ or call (907)459-7321 for more information. The State of Alaska is an EEO/ADA employer. Individuals requiring accommodations should call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY).

Doyon Foundation will be in Tok on Thursday, 1.27.11 for a job fair hosted by Tanana Chiefs Conference.  We invite Doyon, Limited shareholders to come and see us to find out about our scholarship programs!

Date: 01/27/2011 Thursday

Time: 10:00AM—4:00PM


For more information, contact Doyon Foundation at 907.459.2048 or foundation@doyon.com.

The IHS Scholarship Program application cycle for the 2011-2012 academic year is now open — Click ‘Apply Now’ to begin the application process.

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New Applicants – March 28, 2011
Continuation Students – February 28, 2011

Indian health programs need dedicated health and allied health professionals to fill staffing needs — people like you who envision a career with a purpose and mission, and who are willing to commit to working in Indian communities where they can truly make a difference.

The mission of IHS is to raise the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. Because of the IHS Scholarship Program, many qualified health professionals are given the opportunity to pursue their careers as well as help their own communities.

New Check out our improved IHS.gov Listserv website where we are looking to help improve and increase Tribal Participation in 2010.

The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships to Native individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The internships, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, include a $2200 monthly stipend, housing, book allowance, travel to one professional conference, and reimbursable travel to and from SAR. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2011.

Established in 1978, the IARC houses a collection of over 12,000 items of Native art of the Southwest. The goal of IARC is to bridge the divide between art/creativity and research/scholarship by supporting initiatives and projects that illuminate the intersections of the social sciences, humanities, and arts. For more about the IARC, visit http://iarc.sarweb.org.

Interns will devote their time to working on IARC education and programs, directed research and writing activities, and collections management and registration. In addition to daily duties, specific requirements include presenting a research paper at the SAR Colloquium Series; attending a national conference; providing tours of the IARC collection; and working on outreach initiatives to Native communities.

Again, the deadline to apply is March 30, 2011. All application materials must be postmarked or time stamped by this date. There are no exceptions. The internship period is September 1, 2011-May 31, 2012. Visit our website to download the application: http://internships.sarweb.org

About the School for Advanced Research: The School for Advanced Research provides a dynamic environment for the advanced study and communication of knowledge about human culture, evolution, history, and creative expression. SAR draws upon its century-deep roots in the American Southwest, anthropology, and indigenous arts to present programs, publications and initiatives that impart the learning of social scientists, humanists, and artists to inform the thoughts and actions of scholars, artists, educators, and the interested public.


HCC offers ten-week, full-time summer internships from mid-June through mid- August. Interns are paid educational and training stipends of approximately $300 – $450 per week.

Through our internship sponsors, HCC places qualified candidates in leading California (San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Los Angeles/San Diego, San Joaquin Valley), New England, New York, and New Jersey health care and public health organizations. Efforts are made to accommodate intern health interests, geographic preferences, and skill sets in finalizing placements.

The HCC summer internship program has been successful for many years. Interns have gone on to graduate and medical schools, and/or have refined their career objectives. Selected students are offered job opportunities after their internships and/or upon completion of their education by their host and/or other organizations.

For more information visit the website:


The National Park Service is seeking an IT Specialist (Network), GS-2210-13. To learn more or to apply, click the announcement link here, or copy the

following address to your browser: http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?OPMControl=2157691. Please contact your HR Office if you have any questions at Alaska Regional Office, National Park Service, Anchorage, ph:907-644-3350, or fax: 907-644-3808.

Southcentral Foundation is seeking a Manager of IT Services to supervise and ensure the efficient operation of the company’s network, client servers, databases, and equipment.

Qualifications for Manager of IT Services are as follows: Bachelor Degree is Computer Science or equivalent training and experience that would provide the requisite knowledge for the job. Certifications in MCSE and CCNA. Five (5) years experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide server and directory installations, server-based applications and database management systems.

Salary DOE with excellent benefits, medical, dental, vision and hearing, over 3.5+ weeks of paid leave the first year of employment, leave increases with years of service up to 6.5 weeks, 12 paid holidays, scholarships, educational leave, retirement program with a generous employee contribution and a great organization to advance in your career.

Contact Beverly Buffit-Kern at 729-4977 or email bbuffit-kern@scf.cc for more information. See Manager of IT Services Job description and apply online at www.southcentralfoundation.com.



An Athabascan Dance Group is being formed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks! The group’s first meeting will be held Wednesday, January 26th at 4:00pm and NOT Monday, January 24th in the Rural Students Services Gathering Room (Brooks Building). For more information contact Elias Saylor at 907.799.0790 or Carol Murphrey at 907.474.6616.

Golden Valley Electric Academic and Continuing Education Scholarship applications are available now.

Click on the scholarship titles to download instructions and the application. Application Deadline: February 4, 2011

Every year, GVEA awards eight scholarships for the academic year. Seven are awarded in April at our Annual Meeting, and the eighth is awarded in August. To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant or member of the applicant’s immediate family must be a member of Golden Valley Electric Association.

Academic Degree Scholarship ($15,000)

This is a four-year scholarship and is only awarded to one student each year. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school, correspondence study, or distance education program in GVEA’s service area that is accredited by the State of Alaska Department of Education. Applicant must be pursuing a four-year bachelor’s degree at any University of Alaska campus and have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5.

Academic Scholarship ($2,500)

This is nonrenewable scholarship awarded to three students per year. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school, correspondence study, or distance education program in GVEA’s service area that is accredited by the State of Alaska Department of Education. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Applicant must be pursuing a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited school.

Continuing Education Scholarship ($2,000)

This is a nonrenewable scholarship awarded to three students per year. Current year graduating high school seniors are not eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a part-time (at least 6 credit hours per semester or 4 hours per quarter) or full-time student at an accredited school in a program leading toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applicant must have completed 12 or more credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Career & Technical Education Scholarship ($2,500)

This scholarship will be advertised May 1 through July 31, 2011 and awarded in August 2011

This is a nonrenewable scholarship awarded to one student per year. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a part-time (at least 6 credit hours per semester or 4 hours per quarter) or full-time student at an accredited school in a program leading toward a recognized license, certificate, or an Associates Degree (2 years or less). Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the most recent education institution attended (high school or post-secondary).

The Fairbanks Carpenter Training Center will be accepting applications for its Carpenter Apprentice Program. Applications will be accepted from January 17, 2011 thru March 2, 2011. Below is a copy of the advertisement which is running in the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer explaining all the details for potential applicants. For more information, contact Eddie Pugliese, Training Director, at 907-452-4626.

Fairbanks Alaska Carpenter Training Center, 6 Timberland Drive ~ P.O. Box 71087, Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

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Attention high school or college students who are graduating during the 2010 – 2011 academic year! Doyon Foundation wants to hear from you! The Foundation is compiling a list of current graduates, who will be recognized at our graduation reception, as well as highlighted in a special issue of the Foundation e-newsletter.

Graduates are invited to provide the following information:

What is your full name?

Where are you from?

What school are you graduating from?

What degree are you receiving (certificate, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, etc.), and in what field (business, education, engineering, etc.)?

What are your plans for after graduation?

How has Doyon Foundation assisted you in pursuit of your educational goals?

What are the names of your parents, and maternal and paternal grandparents?

Do you have a digital photo of yourself (If so, please email to us)?

Please e-mail the above information and photo to Tonya Garnett, Scholarship Program Manager, at garnettt@doyon.com. You may also contact her at 907.459.2049.

Doyon Limited is proud to announce that they are now recruiting for summer 2011 interns!! Below is a list of internship opportunities that are currently posted on the Doyon website at www.doyon.com.

Shareholder Records Intern

Shareholder Relations Intern

Geological Assistant Intern

Human Resources Intern

Accounting Intern

Administrative Intern

Communications and Marketing Intern

Information Technology Intern

Legal Intern

Operations Intern

To view a specific internship job description and/or apply visit www.doyon.com. Feel free to pass this information on to other Doyon shareholders who are in college and may be interested in applying for a summer 2011 internship with Doyon, Limited.

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