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Deadline Monday, Jan. 20th for Wells Fargo Investment Banking Diversity Summit

You’re invited to apply to attend a unique leadership conference that will introduce you to the opportunities and culture of Wells Fargo. The two-day Sophomore Diversity Summit is designed to provide high-performing sophomores from diverse backgrounds with the chance to explore a career in investment banking. You will have the chance to interview with hiring managers for paid summer internships which give you the chance to become a member of the Wells Fargo team and see what it’s like to start your career with Wells Fargo.

Summit activities

  • Learn about Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), the financial services industry, and careers in investment banking
  • Meet with senior management & CIB professionals
  • Participate in information sessions, panels, and networking events
  • Interview for a position for the 2020 Sophomore Summer Analyst Program

Summit location and dates

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Date: March 5 -6, 2020 All travel and meal expenses will be paid by Wells Fargo

Application details

To apply, visit the 2020 Sophomore Diversity Summit Application Page. Please submit your application by 11:59 PM EST on Monday, January 20th.

Qualifications

The summit is open to all sophomores inclusive of minorities, females, protected veterans, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ interested in Investment Banking with an expected grad date of December 2021 or May/June2022.

CCI partners with internship/job matching platform focusing on roles in finance, tech, consulting and high-growth startups

Middlebury has partnered with Scouted – a job matching platform that helps college students and recent graduates find great jobs based on who they are, not just how they look on paper. As we’re now approaching spring, some of our partner companies have begun turning their eyes toward 2020 graduates.

The jobs we currently have for this year’s graduates lean in the spheres of finance, data/analytics, and business development, and the geographic spread stretches from NYC and DC to Chicago, Austin and San Francisco.

Sign up: Login to Handshake>Career Center>Resources and click on Scouted.

Create your Scouted profile: ​We ask for your basic information, resume, education, and some other unique details so we can get to know you.  

Complete your Virtual Interview: ​Complete the first round of the interview process with video and written responses so our companies can get to know the you behind your resume.  

Opt In to Jobs and Internships:​ Pick the opportunities that interest you! We update your dashboard with new roles every week, so be sure to check back often.

Matching Process:​ Once you opt in, our platform combines AI with human verification to ensure you’re aligned with the best opportunities suited to who you are (not just what you’ve done).

Get Interviewing:​ After a short while, you’ll know whether you’ve been matched as a good fit with the companies where you’ve expressed interest. We’ll introduce you to them so you’re set for the next round.

Say Hi:​ Our Talent Scouts are here to help. Be sure to reach out and let us know you’re on the job hunt. We can offer advice on resumes, interview preparation, and negotiations. We want to see you succeed!  

Here is a sampling of what you’ll find in Scouted:

  • Bridgewater Associates Opportunities – Bridgewater is the world’s largest hedge fund and is located in Westport, CT, right outside NYC. The current opportunities we have are for front office research and data analysis roles. Bridgewater is known for its employee development and fostering careers.
  • Finance Opportunities – In addition to Bridgewater, we have highlighted a couple of our other finance roles currently on the site. One leans pretty quantitative at renowned firm called Select Equity, and the other is a very sexy entry level role at a PE firm called Acquiline Capital Partners.
  • Business Development Opportunities – We have two Biz Dev opportunities in rather different niches: 1) in the financial space, and 2) in the restaurant tech industry. Both opportunities present pretty exciting opportunities for growth.

Are You a Pre-Dental Student Interested in Research?

Apply to this position with Brigham Health!

Research Assistant II – Long Term Oral Health

Working independently and under general supervision from a Principal Investigator or manager provides support to clinical research. May be responsible for the following activities: coordination of clinical research project/protocol, subject recruitment, developing. Individual should be able to use independent judgment, in concert with the Principal Investigator, of the suitability of potential participants for clinical studies, developing and implementing strategies for recruiting, advertising, collecting and organizing subject data; scheduling subjects for study visits, performs telephone screening, clinical tests such as EKGs; maintaining and updating data generated by the study. Coordinates recruitment office activities overseeing the work of more entry level staff.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinates the implementation, both internally and externally, of clinical studies. 
  2. Initiates and maintains contact with study participants, via: telephone and/or mail. Responsible for screening applicants, ensuring they meet all appropriate criteria for the study, and in concert with the Principal Investigator make independent judgement as to the eligibility of the potential subject. May be required to perform clinical tests such as saliva collection.
  3.  Develops and implements patient recruitment strategies. 
  4. Develops, organizes and/or maintains human research subject information database for study. Required to input data, and present weeklyreports.
  5. In conjunction with the Principal Investigator/Project Leader, develops and prepares research protocols including, design, data collection systems, internal review board approval (IRB) applications/amendments and annual reports. Responsible for preparing payment request for human research subjects, outside agencies and etc. 
  6. Assist the PI and Project Leader with preparation for presentations and written published article. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the supervising, monitoring and coordinating of the recruitment office and staff. 
  2.  Responsible for weekly staff meetings to ensure compliance with recruiting procedures, policies and practices. 
  3. Responsible for purchases and supplies. 
  4. Responsible for training and orienting new staff. 
  5. In conjunction with the principal investigator or manager assist in the hiring, firing, evaluating and disciplining of recruitment office staff. 
  6. Performs all other duties, as required.

Qualifications:

  • BS or BA.
  • At least one-year experience in research setting.
  • Sound independent judgment and competence in research methodologies.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with the following computer software preferred: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: 

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with the study participants.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.Knowledge of clinical research protocols.
  • Knowledge of computer programs, database, etc.Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.
  • Careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for subject rights and individual needs.

Learn more and apply on Handshake! Application deadline is April 30, 2020.

Don’t Wait – This Internship with Salesforce Expires this Week!

Apply on Handshake before January 22, 2020

Summer 2020 Intern – Software Engineer, Philanthropy Cloud

This is your time to shine. Our software engineering interns are considered full time employees by their peers–in fact, you will be expected to contribute right away as a member of our Scrum teams for future releases. As the world leader in enterprise cloud computing, we release 3 new versions every year with close to 100 new features each release. You will write code that reaches millions of subscribers who use our applications everyday, work on our automated testing infrastructure, and craft the tools that provide real-time monitoring of our service. With such quick turnaround, we don’t want our interns to sit on the sidelines and enjoy the view– we want you to change the way our customers connect their business to the world!

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to our suite of automated tests and testing infrastructure
  • Monitor and enhance performance capabilities
  • Implement code fixes under the direction of software architects and senior developers
  • Develop well-tuned code that may be included as part of our next software release

Required Skills:

  • Enrolled in sophomore year or higher at a college/university or any year at a graduate school
  • Working towards a BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related
  • Academic or professional/internship experience with Java
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming/design
  • Working knowledge of HTML and web technologies
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be a self-starter and possess strong sense of self-motivation

Desired Skills:

  • Coursework in SQL and relational database concepts
  • Strong competency in javascript and associated frameworks
  • Cloud Experience – AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform

Want to Study Nutrition? Apply to Columbia’s One Year MS Program

The application for Columbia University’s one-year MS in human nutrition program is now open!

Prospective students can APPLY HERE and register for a Webinar or Open House for additional information.

SPRING WEBINAR EVENTS

Include a brief faculty-led program overview, followed by a Q&A session with alumni.

REGISTER FOR A WEBINAR

  • Thursday, January 16th, 5 – 6pm EST
  • Wednesday, February 12th, 5 – 6pm EST
  • Wednesday, March 18th, 5 – 6pm EST
  • Thursday, April 16th, 5 – 6pm EST
  • Wednesday, May 13th, 5 – 6pm EST

SPRING OPEN HOUSE EVENTS

Include a faculty-led information session, followed by lunch with alumni and a chance to attend a course lecture.

  • Monday, February 24th, 12:30 – 5:30pm EST (the last 3 hours are optional) REGISTER
  • Monday, April 6th, 12:30 – 5:30pm EST (the last 3 hours are optional) REGISTER

CAN’T ATTEND AN EVENT?

View the Program Facts Sheet and Brochure for additional information. Contact nutrition@cumc.columbia.edu with questions. The application will remain open until July 15th or until the class of 80 students is full.

Spend 2020 in NYC Filling a Big Healthcare Gap!

The ONE-YEAR MS IN HUMAN NUTRITION program is for students perusing careers in: medicine, dentistry, nursing and other sectors of the health sciences arena, health and food industry, technology, research, business, law and many other exciting fields. Our RIGOROUS CURRICULUM will train you to become competent in nutrition science and understand its role in health and disease prevention. If your career trajectory is medical school, earn up to 26 BCPM credits with us! Read about our curriculum.

Develop your writing, critical thinking and leadership skills through an INTENSIVE RESEARCH THESIS in basic science, clinical nutrition or public health nutrition. View a selection of MS theses and paper publications

Experience NEW YORK CITY; a learning lab for community projects on food security, the built environment, and sustainable food systems

Learn More Today!

Check Out this New Data Analysis Job with MRDC

Application deadline is February 14, 2020 – apply on Handshake!

Hybrid Research Assistant

MDRC is a leading education and social policy research organization. We are currently seeking a Technical Research Assistant to join our Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS), which assesses individual and organizational behavior to identify areas amenable to low-cost, high-impact interventions. CABS combines MDRC’s policy and evaluation expertise with insights from behavioral science. Since launching the first major project to apply a behavioral research lens to human services programs that serve low-income families in the United States, CABS has developed numerous projects in child support, child welfare, welfare-to-work, workforce development, K-12 education, and higher education. Our research draws upon behavioral science, predictive modeling, and other advanced quantitative techniques. Research Assistants within CABS work as a part of multidisciplinary teams on current social policy issues in a dynamic and challenging environment, alongside leading public policy experts.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The new Research Assistant will have a range of technical and nontechnical responsibilities, including:

  • Assistance in all stages of program and evaluation design and implementation
  • Involvement in various stages of producing reports, proposals, and papers (coordinating across authors; memo writing; literature searches; preparing figures, charts, and tables; fact-checking and documentation)
  • Statistical programming using SAS and/or R: data collection, data cleaning, and converting data files received in a variety of formats to a form that is that is useful for answering research questions
  • Participation in quantitative analyses
  • Participation in qualitative research, such as coding and organizing and attending site visits to conduct interviews with staff and program participants
  • Participation in operations work, including recruitment of, outreach to, and coordination with program sites
  • General support for multiple projects, including management of evaluation activities, scheduling meetings, taking notes, and managing project organization databases 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in mathematics, statistics, economics, education, public policy, psychology, sociology, or related social science field
  • Demonstrated interest in behavioral science and social policy issues
  • Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Comfortable working in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Very strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with program teams comprised of senior and junior staff and demonstrated sensitivity to conducting research in communities that serve traditionally underrepresented groups
  • Demonstrated experience with a statistical or database programming language (e.g., SAS, R, SPSS, STATA, SQL)
  • Previous experience working in a nonprofit setting or as a research assistant is a plus, but not required

The Research Assistant position is based in MDRC’s New York City office. Some on-the-job training is provided. We offer excellent fringe benefits, including generous paid vacation and personal days and comprehensive health insurance, among others. Salary will be commensurate with experience. When applying, please include a programming and writing sample. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Looking to Move to New York or Boston? These Research Positions Could Be For You!

Learn more and apply on Handshake!