I like this short article a lot. Nice background on lots of opportunities in addition to the more well known Fulbright and Watson. Make sure to check out www.profellow.com for a great database and other posts on that blog, like this one about great public service fellowships in local government.
I read this short article and it struck me as very thoughtful and right on the mark. Hope you appreciate it too. Enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday break and see you on the other side!
You know it’s coming. You’re dreading it. Take a look at these suggested creative ways to answer this very common interview question.
Ever wonder what ROTC is about? Considering a career in the military? Read this short story about Stephen Bissainthe ’18 and learn about his decision to join the program and what it is all about.
While it’s fall break, and perhaps you have a little more time to be contemplative and slow down, I wanted to share this short blog post from a popular site called Barking Up the Wrong Tree. I think the writing is very accessible, makes a lot of sense to me. The author Eric Barker cites plenty of research, I think you’ll get at least one thing out of it.
ROTC provides the experience in leadership, critical thinking, confidence, and ethics required to serve as military officers. Graduates serve in the Active Army, or can seek commissions in the Army National Guard or Army Reserves.
All the details about how it works are here!
Aviva Shwayder ’16 spent last summer interning on the Hill. Check out the short profile of her here. And also stop by RAJ on campus where you can visit her, she’s working there as the outreach coordinator.
And if you’re feeling extra curious, you can track down other students who spent their summers in DC by checking out the list of past summer interns in our collection here.
If you’re curious about this world, I’ve compiled some resources below”
Lake Research Partners I know at least 1 student who interned here.
Really extensive resources here from this grad school, look at all the options closely: https://sipa.columbia.edu/career-overviews
http://www.rbistrategies.com/our-vision/our-people/ Check out Rick Ridder, the founder and CEO.
https://populardemocracy.org/about-us/staff#TARSI Tarsi is an alum!!
http://globalriskinsights.com/about-gri/contributors/ Madeleine Moreau is an alum!!
This provocative piece from the New York Times explores how research institutions have become part of corporate influence in DC
Check out some great opportunities below to get experience, right now, this fall in the local area. Both are on MOJO, that’s where you should apply if interested. Deadlines later this month, so act fast and apply soon.
Option #1: Assistant Documentary Filmmaker
This is an opportunity to work on a local, feature-length documentary in a significant capacity. Our small team is made up of three Midd alums, and we consistently work in all aspects of the filmmaking process. The intern will be expected to do the same–contributing to filming, video editing, social media management, donor outreach, fundraising and project management.
To learn more about the film and its impact check out www.underdogfilm.org
Option #2: Circeo Films LLC
Fall Film Marketing Intern, unpaid
Local film production company (Monkton) seeks social media marketing intern to help distribute its award-winning independent feature film, She Sings to the Stars (www.shesingstothestars.com). If you are interested in film-making, then this internship is a crash course in learning how to get your film out into the world – get in on the ground floor of a new business model in self-distribution and social media marketing. Job will include market research and analysis, engagement of marketing partners, advertising and email marketing, and working with a customer relationship management platform.
APPLY NOW for one or both on MOJO!