Media Content and Creation Interest Meeting

Have you ever considered a position at a Media Agency? Luquire, a Charlotte-based Media Agency, has positions available for a summer internship.

This is a great opportunity for any juniors or seniors wanting to work in the world of media creation and curation.

Luquire is looking for curious students who are passionate about brand storytelling. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure across multiple media-related disciplines.

Luquire is holding a virtual open house on Feb. 16th where Honors Alumni Maggie Carpenter is presenting for the Content Team.

Comprehensive details can be found on the Luquire site: https://luquire.com/internships/

Please reach out to Maggie Carpenter with any additional questions at mcarpenter@luquire.com

Become a Peer Advisor with the Academic Advising and Planning Center

The Academic Advising and Planning Center is looking for three Peer Advisors for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. Peer advisors may either start this summer or next fall.

This is a great leadership opportunity for any student; no experience required, Peer Advisors will be trained by the Academic Advising and Planning Center.

The deadline to apply for this position is February 3th at 11:59pm. Students interested will need to provide two letters of recommendation; one from a professor and one from a former employer. Letters of recommendation may be submitted here.

Check out more information and how to apply here!

Summer Opportunity: Pediatrics Research Fellowship at MUSC

The Darby Children’s Research Institute at MUSC is offering summer scholarship opportunity for those students interested in performing pediatric basic science or clinical science research.

The Opportunity: Fellowship awardees will spend summer 2023 working in state-of-the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The Benefits: Scholars will receive lab training and lead their own project, specific to an area of childhood health or disease, and be funded with their own stipend.

  • The student Fellow will also receive a $4,000 stipend with an additional $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

Great fit For: Science and public health majors / Aspiring clinical researchers / Future pediatric practitioners / All grade-levels welcome

Next Steps: Submit any questions to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu). Ready to apply? Read below for specific instructions on how to apply (deadline is Feb. 1).

The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship for the Darby Children’s Research Institute Summer Program

PURPOSE

The purpose of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to perform pediatric clinical and basic science research.

OVERVIEW

The Darby Children's Research Institute (DCRI) is the research arm of the Department of Pediatrics and the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. The DCRI is comprised of basic and physician scientists working together with a common goal to perform impactful science that can be translated for the wellness of children’s health. The DCRI is composed of state-of- the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The primary objective of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide funding for trainees to gain exposure to a clinical and basic science pediatric research environment in a nationally ranked academic medical center that will advance their career aspirations.

Information on the DCRI and areas of research can be found at the following link: https://dcri.musc.edu

ELIGIBILITY

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate accredited US college or university institution.

Must be able to physically work in a designated lab for an 8-week program.

KEY DATES

Applications due: February 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST

Applicants will be notified of awards: March 1, 2023

Award Period: June 1, 2023 – July 31, 2023

AWARD AMOUNT

$4,000 stipend for the student fellow / $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

APPLICATION FORM AND DOCUMENTS

Document

  • Font Type and Size: Arial, 11pt.
  • Page Margins: No less than 0.5” on all sides
  • Document Type: Single PDF file

Required Documents/Files

Cover letter – Include what peeks your interests in pediatric research either basic or clinical. Do you have a particular area of interest? Are you interested in a particular DCRI researcher from the information provided on the DCRI website or publications? (1 page)

Personal and Scientific Background (1-2 pages) – Please describe your educational background in science, why you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, and how this would enhance or further your career goals?

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation (1 letter minimum)

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Combine all documents into a single PDF file

Email to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu), Subject Line: DCRI Summer Fellowship Program

QUESTIONS

Please address questions to Jasmine Ballentine at ballentj@musc.edu

Gap Year Opportunity: Clinical Research Fellowship for Pre-Med Students

The MUSC ENT Department would like to invite graduating pre-med students who intend to take a gap year to apply to their Clinical Research Fellowship Program.

The opportunity: This 10-month funded position provides formal training in clinical research. Fellows help run an array of projects related to clinical trials and clinical outcomes research focused on otology, sinus surgery and rhinology, obstructive sleep apnea, and head and neck cancer.

The Benefits: Fellows will gain direct patient experience, help run clinic visits, write and publish manuscripts, and learn biostatistics.

Great fit for: Graduating pre-med students who plan to take a gap year.

Next Steps: Send a CV to Dr. Shaun Nguyen at nguyensh@musc.edu by May 1. For questions or more details, contact Dr. Nguyen or (Honors alum!) Emily Duckworth ’22 at duckwore@musc.edu.

Paid Summer Fellowship for Technologists: Hone Your Tech Skills and Make a Civic Impact

The Opportunity: The Civic Digital Fellowship and Civic Innovation Corps are paid 10-week summer fellowships for early-career technologists.

  • Fellows work in software engineering, data, design, or product management to deliver policy, improve systems, and strengthen products on behalf of the American people.

The Organization: Coding it Forward is a 501(c)3 nonprofit empowering early-career technologists to innovate at the intersections of technology and public service in local, state, and federal government offices across the United States.

Great Fit For: Aspiring technologists / Software engineers / Data scientists / Civic-minded project managers

How to Apply: Apply on the fellowship website by the January 20 deadline; apps are reviewed on a rolling basis so aim to submit yours early!

Spring Internship: Cyberspace Cooperative Initiative (Remote)

ORF America’s Cyberspace Cooperative Initiative is offering a remote spring internship for students

The Opportunity: Interns will provide administrative and logistical support for the Global Cyber Policy Dialogues project by contributing to background briefs, identifying potential participants and speakers, assisting in the preparation and execution of events, and monitoring current policy, technology, and business developments related to ICT security.

The Benefits: Gain exposure to the field of international cyber policy, understanding who the key stakeholders are, and delve into some of the current issues facing the international community.

Great Fit For: International Studies / Public Policy / Cybersecurity / Honors Immersed credit

How to Apply: Read below for more details then send a resume and cover letter to Anneleen Roggeman (aroggeman@orfamerica.org). Internship begins in January, so submit your app ASAP!

Spring Internship Opportunity

Position Title:                    Intern
Department/Team:        Cyberspace Cooperation Initiative
Period:                                 January-May 2023 (20-40 hours per week)
Location:                             Remote/Washington DC

About ORF America & the Cyberspace Cooperation Initiative

The Observer Research Foundation America (ORF America) was established in 2020 as an independent, non-partisan public policy institute based in Washington DC. It is an overseas affiliate of the Observer Research Foundation, India’s premier non-government think tank. ORF America produces research and commentary and convenes policymakers and thought leaders on global affairs, with a particular focus on relations between the developed and developing worlds and between India and the Americas. Its areas of focus include strategic and security affairs, technology policy, energy and sustainability, and economic policy. ORF America is an equal opportunity employer and hires staff without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

The Cyberspace Cooperation Initiative at ORF America convenes experts, promotes dialogue, and produces quality research on current challenges to security and stability in cyberspace. The Cyberspace Cooperation Initiative was started in 2009 at the EastWest Institute and initiated some of the earliest dialogue on the critical issues of cooperation in cyberspace. Now at ORF America, the initiative is focused on promoting international cooperation and building capacity to address cyber threats in emerging economies. The initiative currently runs the Global Cyber Policy Dialogues, a series of regional dialogues aiming to improve cyberspace governance and cooperation by bringing together stakeholders on a regional basis to improve trust and cooperation. The project convenes regional meetings in Southeast Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and Latin America around key cyber challenges such as cyberspace governance, emerging technologies, and public-private partnerships.

Job Summary

Internships at ORF America allow students with the opportunity for academic, professional, and personal development. Interns will work closely with their supervisor on research projects, and administrative and logistical support. This position would primarily support the Global Cyber Policy Dialogues project, as well as the overall programming of the initiative. This position offers the opportunity for interns to gain exposure to the field of international cyber policy, understanding who the key stakeholders are, and delve into some of the current issues facing the international community. This position allows interns to understand how cyber issues are dealt with on a political and policy level, and how these issues intersect with international affairs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with research for the Global Cyber Policy Dialogues including contributing to background briefs and identifying potential participants and speakers
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of events as part of the project, including preparing background materials, assisting with registration, organizational tasks, and taking notes
  • Monitor current policy, technology, and business developments related to ICT security
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for the initiative and assist with other tasks as requested

Qualifications

  • Enrollment in a relevant graduate or undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university
  • Eligibility to work in the United States; ORF America does not sponsor visas for interns
  • Background in international relations, public policy, political science, or another relevant field
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Fluency in English
  • The ability and drive to perform in a fast-paced international environment
  • The ability to work within a team and efficiently handle multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in basic computer programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and GoogleApps)

Compensation

This position is unpaid. Students will be eligible to receive course credit from their college or university for the internship.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Anneleen Roggeman at aroggeman@orfamerica.org. ORF America will contact only those candidates who are extended an interview.

Paid Summer Internship: IDEAL Program for Diverse and Emerging Arts Leaders

United Arts is announcing the Internship for Diverse and Emerging Arts Leaders (IDEAL) program for summer 2023!

The Opportunity: The IDEAL program offers paid internships in arts administration to undergraduate students from demographic backgrounds underrepresented in arts leadership.

  •  Over ten weeks, students are paired with both an arts organization in Wake County, NC and with a mentor from the community; Interns will gain experience working on real-world projects, participate in professional development, attend cultural activities.

Go Deeper: Learn more on IDEAL’s webpage and check out this info video (captions/transcript available upon request).

Great fit for: Aspiring arts administrators / Those interested in nonprofit work / Those who identify with a historically underrepresented group, such as a cultural identity, one or more disabilities, or are from a low-income background

How to Apply: The application is online and will be available through a January 31, 2023 deadline

Technology Commercialization Internship Program.

Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Internship Program.

The Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Internship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to explore and contribute to projects that lie at the intersection of business and technology like machine learning, artificial intelligence, computing, data science, and biofuels. Students undergo intensive training as they join the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) world-class national laboratory system, boost entrepreneurial thinking, and explore market opportunities.

Internships will be for 10-12 consecutive weeks beginning on or about June 5, 2023. Alternate dates may be considered depending on your class schedules and facility schedules.

As a program participant, you will:

  • Participate in and contribute to OTT mission-related research, technical and policy activities under the guidance of technology transfer experts and/or OTT staff.
  • Learn and collaborate with Technology Transfer specialists at DOE national laboratories working on commercialization efforts related to the OTT mission, and establish long-term relationships between yourself, technology transfer experts, and OTT staff.
  • Gain deep insight into the federal government's role in the creation and implementation of policies that will affect energy technology development.
  • Enhance your education and training in OTT-related fields and increase your future marketability in these disciplines.

Program Benefits

  • Stipend: $750 per week
  • Virtual appointments – no relocation required
  • In-person closing ceremony that provides interns an opportunity to showcase their summer projects – Travel arrangements and reimbursement will be provided.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is January 16th, 2023.

Students may learn more here!

For additional information, there is a Zoom Info session being held on December 6th at 2:00pm. Students may register here!