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Current Opportunities

Global Studies MA Student Summer Awards

The Curriculum in Global Studies is pleased to announce a call for proposals for summer field experience awards. These awards may be applied toward the cost of travel and/or living expenses for research or internship opportunities in the United States or abroad. Open to first year Global Studies MA students only.

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Clara Vista Foundation Summer 2017 internships (paid)

Clara Vista Foundation is an international community development 501(c)3 non-profit. We work closely with the rural village of Venado, Costa Rica to empower local leadership and support community members in being their own agents of change. Our development projects include the establishment of a vibrant community center, environmental stewardship initiatives, health promotion activities as well as economic and educational opportunities.

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Archived Opportunities 

2016 Graduate Student Research/Creative Endeavors Award Deadline April 1

The Program in Sexuality Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill is soliciting entries for its annual prize in support of research and creative work at UNC that deals with sexuality (including but not limited to LGBTQ sexualities).

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Interviewing Now GRE • SAT Test Preparation Instructor Positions

Sherwood Test Prep, Inc. is seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE and SAT classes. These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays. We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills. Our company has a social mission to provide top caliber test preparation courses at a value price.
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Summer 2016 RTI Governance and Economic Development Division Internships

The Research Triangle Institute (RTI) and the Governance and Economic Development Division of the International Development Group are hiring research interns to work with project teams, business development interns to work with clients, and communications interns to work across the board.
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Graduate Research Assistant Position – Summer 2016

The director of Diversity Research, Assessment and Analytics at DMA is searching for a Master’s or PhD student who is knowledgable of research methods, possesses excellent written skills, and has experience working on quantitative and qualitative data.
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Apply to Work at the Learning Center

Learning Center has graduate student positions open for the 2016–2017 academic year: Graduate Learning Coach and Peer Tutoring Graduate Assistant. Both positions involve direct work with undergraduates, program support and resource development.
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USTR Summer 2016 Internship Program

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries. Opportunities are available in a variety of offices within the political component of USTR, including the Office of the Ambassador, Congressional Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement, Private Sector Engagement, and Public Affairs.
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Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation Across Borders Application Deadline March 12

The second annual Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation Across Borders will take place from June 5–24, 2016 in Quito, Ecuador at FLACSO, with graduate-level credit issued by UMass Boston. The program will focus on conflict and peace in border regions.
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GPSF Travel Awards Application due March 15

Travel Awards are offered by the Federation to assist with conference and research travel expenses for graduate and professional students. This award cannot be combined with other funding sources for travel.
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Apply for the GPSF Public Service Award 

If you have participated in engaged scholarship and/or public service at UNC, consider applying for a Public Service Award, sponsored by the Carolina Center for Public Service!
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GPSF Graduate Mentorship Award Nomination due by February 28

The Graduate Mentorship Award is established by the Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) to recognize graduate and professional students at UNC-Chapel Hill who exemplify excellence in mentoring other graduate and professionals students. If you have been positively impacted by a mentor while in graduate school, consider nominating them for the GPSF Graduate Mentorship Award this year.
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Student Services Manager Award Nomination due by February 19

The Graduate School and GPSF are co-sponsoring an award to acknowledge the wonderful jobs our departmental Student Services Managers do. Nominations must be submitted by a student, but faculty and staff members are welcome to submit additional letters of support.
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Asia Institute for Political Economy (AIPE): Application Deadline March 1

The Fund for American Studies, in partnership with George Mason University and the University of Hong Kong, is pleased to announce the 14th annual Asia Institute for Political Economy (AIPE) taking place in Hong Kong from July 9-30, 2016
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Curriculum in Global Studies MA Student Summer Grants Spring 2016 Applications due March 11

The Curriculum in Global Studies is pleased to announce a call for proposals for summer field experience grants. These awards may be applied toward the cost of travel and/or living expenses for research or internship opportunities in the United States or abroad. Grant recipients are expected to be engaged in a research, academic, or professional opportunity that directly corresponds to their chosen concentration and has direct relevance to the capstone project.
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Innovations in Healthcare Internship  Application due February 14

Innovations in Healthcare is seeking a Program Intern to start at the end of the summer/beginning of fall. This position is a one-year position that will involve supporting a range of Innovations in Healthcare activities. The Intern will contribute to the planning, organizing, and implementation of events, communications projects, and various other activities as needed. this position is open to all post-graduate students.
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Ronald W. Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award Applications due January 19

The Ronald W. Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award offers up to $3,000 to undergraduate and graduate students to develop local or international community-based projects during the summer of 2016. Applications for the Davis Projects for Peace Award are due by Jan. 19, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
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Mingma Norbu Sherpa Fellowship Applications Due February 8

The Mingma Norbu Sherpa Fellowship provides $1,250 to support undergraduate or graduate field study and engaged research in environmental areas at field sites, preferably abroad. Preference will be given to students in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program who are majoring in business, environmental or economics disciplines.
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National Academy of Social Insurance Fellowships: Application Deadline March 1

The Academy is recruiting for its 2016 prestigious summer internship programs. The most qualified upper division undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates looking to explore their next career choices, will have access to unmatched internship experience.
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Humanity in Action’s Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship: Application Deadline January 13

The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a transatlantic educational program for American and European graduate students.
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Humanity in Action Fellowship Programs

Use your holiday break to work on your applications! The deadline to apply to these programs is January 7, 2016.
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Change Corps Fall Application Deadline November 30

Change Corps is looking for talented Change-makers for our 1 year, paid, training academy for activists. The experience combines classroom training with campaign action, partnering with groups like the National Education Association, Toxics Action Center, Fair Share, MoveOn, and Everytown for Gun Safety.
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North Carolina State Government Internships

The prestigious and competitive North Carolina State Government Internship Program is offering up to 70 paid summer internship opportunities in state government agencies, for undergraduate and graduate students of many disciplines. Application are now being accepted for the Summer 2016 North Carolina State Government Internship Program.
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Into the Fields Internship Applications Due February 4

Spend your summer meeting and supporting the people who plant, harvest and produce the food you eat everyday! Through Into the Fields you will support and organize farmworkers, get trained on the issues surrounding their lives and the broader context of the agricultural industry.

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Sowing Seeds for Change Fellowship

The Sowing Seeds for Change Fellowship is a 6-month leadership development program for college students and recent graduates to improve farmworkers’ access to healthcare as well as advocate for improved living and working conditions.
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Boren Awards Endorsement: Deadline Is November 30

Want to learn something like Japanese, Wolof, or Hindi? How about continue your Arabic study? You can use the Boren Awards to study a language abroad! They also have special programs for STEM majors and ROTC students. All class years, majors, and language levels are welcome to apply. You can apply independently early next semester, but if you submit your application materials, including letters of recommendation, by Mon., Nov. 30, 2015 at 5PM ET you can get a guaranteed campus representative evaluation and feedback from ODS.
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Due November 16: Summer 2016 Duke Program on Global Policy and Governance

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 Duke University Program on Global Policy and Governance in Geneva and London. The Program on Policy and Governance offers and unparalleled opportunity for professional and graduate school students to intern with a UN agency international NGO, or socially innovative company in Geneva and London.
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FLAS Fellowships through The Center for European Studies

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less-commonly taught languages and area studies coursework. The program provides both Academic Year and Summer Fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students. The Fellowship is designed to help students achieve their career goals, such as employment with the U.S. government.
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Interviewing now: Duke Summer Session Employment Opportunities

Duke Summer Session is beginning the hiring of staff for its 2016 middle and high school summer programs. We will be hosting approximately 600 students on the Duke campus and we are looking for enthusiastic and committed academic and residential staff to work with our students.
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North Carolina State Government Internships

The prestigious and competitive North Carolina State Government Internship Program is offering up to 70 paid summer internship opportunities in state government agencies, for undergraduate and graduate students of many disciplines. Application are now being accepted for the Summer 2016 North Carolina State Government Internship Program.
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Humanity in Action’s Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a transatlantic educational program for American and European graduate students.
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Summer School for Future International Development Leaders 

The Summer School for Future International Development Leaders (AKA the India Program) is a 6- to 10- week summer research and educational program that gives graduate students the opportunity to work with students and development professionals from universities and organization throughout India.
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