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- Penn Undergraduate Law Journal - Call for Submissions
- Inside Israel Trip with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer over Winter Break: Apply by September 4
- Research Assistant Positions Available at Bobst Center for Peace & Justice - Apply by September 18
- Philadelphia City Council Majority Leader Curtis Jones Jr.'s Office is Seeking Fall Interns
Penn Undergraduate Law Journal - Call for Submissions
For more information, click here: http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=757560ad247aead1ee32a72fa&id=75a22d624e&e=67373ca599.
Inside Israel Trip with Ambassador Kurtzer over Winter Break: Apply by September 4
This winter, Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer will lead an in-depth exploration of Israeli sovereignty and society, in which students will enjoy traditional aspects of the Israel experience as well as unique access to high level Israeli and Palestinian officials. This immersion experience is open to all undergraduate students. Space will be very limited.
The cost of the trip is $2500. Scholarship funds are available and decisions about acceptance into the program will be made on a need-blind basis.
Students can visit http://www.princeton.edu/hillel/travel/inside-israel/index.xml for more information and to apply. Applications are due on September 4.
Research Assistant Positions Available at Bobst Center for Peace & Justice: Apply by September 18
Bobst Center for Peace & Justice Research Assistant
- When: Academic Year, 2015-2016 (Start: 9/21/2015 - End: 6/1/2016)
- Department: POL-Politics
- Hours Per Week: 5-7
- Openings: 5
- Minimum Pay Rate: $12 per hour
- Location: ON CAMPUS
Politics majors with a serious interest in supporting faculty research are needed as research assistants for Department of Politics faculty members. The work may include but is not limited to library and/or web research, data collection, data entry, annotated bibliographies, proofreading, cataloging faculty libraries, copying or scanning documents. Quality of work and commitment will be expected from students who accept these positions.
5-7 hours per week minimum, flexible schedule to be determined with the assigned faculty member. Please contact email@example.com with the subject line Bobst Center Research Assistant and attach a cover letter, resume, internal transcript and availability. Ability to read and speak Arabic is a plus, but not required for all positions. Apply by September 18.
For more information, please contact Wendy Brill at firstname.lastname@example.org or (609)258-5227.
Philadelphia City Council Majority Leader Curtis Jones Jr.'s Office is Seeking Fall Interns
The Office of Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. is looking for talented, energetic, hard-working, out-of-the-box thinkers as interns. If you have an interest or academic background in community economic development, local tax or energy policy, human services, marketing, public relations or criminal justice issues, there is a place for you in our dynamic and fast-paced organization.
Students have prepared witnesses for public hearings, written resolutions and policy briefings, drafted legislation, staffed intergovernmental meetings and represented the Councilman at community events. Interns have also had the opportunity to meet many high level public figures, including First Lady Michelle Obama. Law and paralegal students will have the opportunity to work on legislation and assist in providing legal constituent service assistance. Interns must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
Please email a cover letter, resume and short (2-3 pages) writing sample to: Nycole.Watson@phila.gov. Include “INTERN APPLICATION” in the subject line.
While currently unpaid, we are an eligible work-study placement. Also consider fulfilling any community service/pro-bono or academic credit requirements with our office.