Tag Archives: Diversity & Inclusion

2022 Lime Connect Fellowship Program – open to rising university juniors with disabilities in the US

The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising university juniors (current sophomores).

In case you’ve missed it, we have just opened up the applications for this prestigious program! For selected Fellows, the fun kicks off with our Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City* this summer with a focus on personal and professional development, community, access to our U.S. corporate partners, and potential Summer 2023 internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the broader Lime Connect Fellows community, where they will receive ongoing support and mentoring, continued professional development, community with Fellows from the previous classes, and networking opportunities throughout their careers.
 
2022 Lime Connect Fellowship Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • A current sophomore (rising junior) at a four-year university in the United States   
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student for the 2022 – 2023 academic year
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • A person with a (visible or invisible) disability.*

*NOTE: We currently plan on hosting Super Days and our Leadership & Development Symposium in person in New York City in 2022, following any COVID-19 guidelines that may be in place on those dates. If needed, we will adjust to a virtual format, but we remain optimistic about gathering safely in person.

The first-round of the application is due Sunday, February 27th a midnight PST


2022 Lime Connect Fellowship Program – open to rising university juniors with disabilities in the US – Deadline date: Sunday, February 27

The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising university juniors (current sophomores).

In case you’ve missed it, we have just opened up the applications for this prestigious program! For selected Fellows, the fun kicks off with our Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City* this summer with a focus on personal and professional development, community, access to our U.S. corporate partners, and potential Summer 2023 internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the broader Lime Connect Fellows community, where they will receive ongoing support and mentoring, continued professional development, community with Fellows from the previous classes, and networking opportunities throughout their careers.
 
2022 Lime Connect Fellowship Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • A current sophomore (rising junior) at a four-year university in the United States   
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student for the 2022 – 2023 academic year
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • A person with a (visible or invisible) disability.*

*NOTE: We currently plan on hosting Super Days and our Leadership & Development Symposium in person in New York City in 2022, following any COVID-19 guidelines that may be in place on those dates. If needed, we will adjust to a virtual format, but we remain optimistic about gathering safely in person.

The first-round of the application is due Sunday, February 27th a midnight PST


IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top media professionals – Deadline date: Sunday, January 30

  • Paid internship at a media company
  • Comprehensive orientation to the media industry
  • Mentoring and unparalleled access to the IRTS network
  • Plus One-Week Expense-Paid NYC Conference

The 9-week IRTS Summer Fellowship Program will begin with an expense-paid orientation week in NYC (subject to pandemic status) followed by remote internships and virtual sessions for the duration of the summer.

Highly praised throughout the media industry, the IRTS Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program has provided unparalleled access and education to diverse, aspiring young media professionals from across the country.

Current college and university juniors, seniors, and graduate school students are eligible to apply. Several Midd students have participated in the IRTS conferences and the summer fellowship program. Apply now!

Click here to learn more about the IRTS Foundation and click here to apply!

Disability:IN’s NextGen Leader Initiatives consists of a six-month mentorship program for college students and recent graduates with disabilities – Deadline date: January 7, 2022

Our program connects NextGen Leaders to experienced professionals from our corporate partners, creating supportive relationships to navigate the job search. We want our mentees to gain as many corporate connections as possible by the time they leave this program, but there is no guarantee that our NextGen Leaders will get a job offer during the program.

This online application must be completed by January 7, 2022, by 11:59pm ET.

Eligibility:

To participate in the 2022 NextGen Leader Initiatives, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student, law student, graduate student, or recent graduate (graduated no earlier than 2020) from a US college or university 
  • Self-identify as an individual with any type of disability
  • Individuals that are not US citizens are welcome to participate in this program if they 1) are a current student at or recent graduate of US college or university and 2) have the proper work authorization documents.

Click here to learn more and to apply!

AFC and CCI partner to provide an overview of career related resources available to students – Wednesday, November 10

Get To Know the Center for Careers and Internships!

Curious about the resources that the Center for Careers and Internships (CCI) has to offer? Learn more at these upcoming informational sessions!

Join Zoey Ellis ‘22, of the CCI’s Peer Career Advisor team, as she provides a general overview of the center’s resources and opportunities. From learning about platforms, like Handshake and Midd2Midd, to discovering resources for your future career and major options, these sessions will be a student-focused exploration of the CCI.

Snacks Provided!

Location: Anderson Freemen Center (AFC)

Date: Wednesday, November 10

Time: 2pm-3pm or 3pm-4pm

Click on the above hyperlinks to RSVP in handshake!

Jennifer Lopez Inks Multi-Year Production Deal With Netflix

By Monica Marie Zorrilla — Jennifer Lopez, actor, singer and CEO of Nuyorican Productions, has inked a multi-year, first-look deal with Netflix. Along with producing partners Benny Medina and president of Nuyorican Productions Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Lopez will produce a slate of film and television content, both scripted and unscripted, that showcase diverse female actors, writers and filmmakers. Click here to read the article.