Apply now for the Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

The fellowship is intended for American college/university students who express an interest in international collaboration but as of yet had not been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad.

The deadline for applications is September 22, 2014.

Eligibility
In order to apply for the Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship, applicants:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for foreign travel
  • Must be at least 18 years old and not older than 25 at the time of application
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States

Selection
Only complete applications received by the application deadline will be considered. A subcommittee of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, which shall include a personal representative of Mrs. Laura W. Bush, will conduct an initial review of the applications, conduct phone interviews as needed, and provide recommendations to the entire Commission about which candidates are the most qualified to receive the Fellowship. The number of recipients and exact amount of money awarded will depend on the quality of applications and the funds available. The average fellowship award amount is $2,500.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Originality and feasibility of proposal
  • Quality of essay
  • Apparent dedication to bridging nations, enlarging freedoms, and promoting democracy through one or more of UNESCO’s fields of competence
  • Performance during interview, if applicable

For full information and application package, please visit:  http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/programs/143138.htm

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Fall Internships at Edward M. Kennedy Institute – Application Deadline: August 29

Are you interested in interning at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute here on the UMass Boston campus this coming fall? If so, please follow the application directions below and note that the deadline to apply is Friday, August 29. 

Go into the My Career Online Resource Library and download the Fall 2014 EMK Institute Internship Application from the Edward M. Kennedy (EMK) Institute folder.  Fill out the document completely, including your writing sample and references.  Once you have finalized your document, upload it to the “Internship Application” location in your “My Documents“.

Make sure your most updated resume and cover letter are customized for the EMK Institute Internship opportunity, and uploaded to your “My Documents“. Make sure you have uploaded an unofficial transcript to the transcript section in “My Documents” as well.

** In order to submit your application upload the documents listed above (resume, cover letter, EMK Internship Application & unofficial transcript) to your “My Documents” section in My Career Online.  Once you have UPLOADED ALL DOCUMENTS go back into the job posting and click “APPLY NOW”.  Only then will your application be submitted for review.**

Please contact Matthew Power-Koch at Matthew.Power-Koch@umb.edu with questions about the application process, or contact Career Services at (617) 287-5519.

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Accounting & Finance Internship: Application Deadline August 22!

Accounting & Finance Internship
Norwell, MA

COMPANY BACKGROUND:
Our mission is to upgrade lives. Since our founding in 1999, EXOS (formerly named Athletes’
Performance and Core Performance) has become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted
by elite athletes, the military and innovative companies worldwide. We design and deliver health and
performance game plans that guide people to achieve higher levels of success. With world-class
partners, facilities, technologies, and specialists spanning six continents, we’re progressing the
intelligence behind human performance wherever necessary.
A career at EXOS is a highly rewarding experience. In addition to working for the global leader in human
performance, you can build a successful career, enjoy life and work as part of a passionate, committed,
and knowledgeable team, and make a significant and lasting impact in people’s lives.
We help people exceed their potential, so if you are as passionate about helping others as you are about
challenging yourself, please select a position based on your interest and qualifications.
Reporting to the Controller, the Finance/Accounting Intern will be responsible for functions in the area
of Accounting and Finance for Athletes’ Performance, Inc. (d.b.a EXOS) (and all of its subsidiaries)at the
Norwell, MA office. The student filling this position will handle a wide range of important duties and will
be expected to work diligently and independently. This is a part-time position (1 – 2 days a week).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist with month-end financial reports
- Organizing raw data into functional reports
- Help with accounts receivable, payable and bank statement reconciliation
- Balance sheet reconciliation
- Data entry
- General office responsibilities
- Completing miscellaneous special projects as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- General knowledge of GAAP
- Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
- Detail oriented, organized and able to meet deadlines.
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
- Demonstrates quantitative and analytical ability
- Familiarity with Great Plains software would be a plus.

EDUCATION:
- Currently majoring in Accounting/Finance or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Please send your resume and cover letter to finance@teamexos.com to apply.

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Last MAP event of the summer, tomorrow!

Are you looking for Fall Internship Opportunities?  Interested in getting an Internship for Credit?  Then this workshop is for you!  Monday, August 11th 3:30pm-5pm, H-11-0011A

 

Register in My Career Online: Here is the link to the Event

https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/event_view.aspx?token=BAW4IUCkgBpMmOPSKRWaZA%3d%3d

 

Employers will be presenting on their Fall opportunities so come prepared:

Dress for Success & Bring Multiple Copies of your Resume

 

Paid Internship Opportunities, Internships for Credit, Internal student friendly opportunities, and more to be added…

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New MAP event just added for the Summer 2014!

Internships – Fall Opportunities
8/11/2014 3:30 – 5:00 PM
Healey Library, 11th floor, room 0011A

RSVP HERE:  Click on  ”Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/ 

Are you looking for Fall Internship Opportunities? Interested in getting Academic Credit? Are you an International Student looking for Internships?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this workshop/employer info session is for you!

Bring COPIES of your RESUME!

Employers will be presenting about their open opportunities… so come DRESSED FOR SUCCESS!

Come learn about opportunities at the Boston Earned Income Tax Coalition. Open positions, recruiting now!   They have international student friendly internships!

Check out the opportunities at The Marble Collection. Open positions, recruiting now!  They have international student friendly internships

Check out the great paid Sales opportunities at the our own Venture Development Center (VDC), and many more!

Hear about paid tutoring / mentoring and coaching opportunities. More to be posted soon…

 

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MAP events this week

The Management Achievement Program is excited to bring a few new and interesting topics to this summer’s MAP offerings, see below for details.

 

July 31st, 1:30-2:30pm, M-1-207

Job Search and Application Process-- The job search and application process can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. This workshop will teach you how to navigate UMass Boston’s My Career Online as well as how to effectively search the major Internet job databases and apply on company websites. You will also learn about applicant tracking systems and why the use of key words on your resume and cover letter is critical in your job search. Lastly, you will gain an understanding the job application process all the way from applying for jobs through receiving an offer. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

August 6th, 12-1pm CC-3-3540

International Students and the Job Search–As an international student, you face specific career challenges in trying to secure employment in the United States. In this workshop you will learn effective job search techniques and strategies based on the book and website Power Ties by Dan Beaudry. Dan is a proven expert in the area of providing career advice for international students. In this workshop you will get advice about resumes, cover letters, networking and interviewing specifically geared to international students. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

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The Student Managed Fund has a new course number!

For the past few students, students who were interested in taking a class in the Student Managed Fund would enroll in AF 478, as Special Topics course.  This past spring, the Provost’s Office approved this special topics course section to become a full, regularly offered class with a new course number and title: AF 444 Assess Management Practicum.  This course will be run the same way past sections of AF 478 Special Topics: Student Managed Fund has been taught and offered.

If you are interested in taking this course, please enroll into AF 444 for the fall semester.  AF 444 is taught at the same time and by the same professor as the AF 478 course.

Days/Time: Monday  5:30PM – 8:15PM
Professor: Arindam Bandopadhyaya
Course Registration Number: 16920
Pre-requisites: AF 301 and 60 credits

 AF 444 will satisfy a finance concentration elective course for students in that concentration; or a general elective course for any undeclared student, or student with a concentration other than finance.

If you are interested in this course, and have met the pre-requisites, please enroll on Wiser as soon as possible.  If you need assistance with you registration, please complete an online registration form or talk with your advisor.

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Starting your career or business, check out the Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing Course (MKT465)

Learn more about the Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing Course, which will be offered this fall. This course is built and delivered by entrepreneurs from Boston’s leading innovation companies: http://vimeo.com/94882715.

If you’d like to get a head start on your own business or just want to secure that first high paying job, then sign up for MKT 465 for Fall 2014 semester through WISER (https://sm-prd.ucollaborate.net/UMassIdM/UMassSSOLoginForm.htm). If you have any questions please contact vdc@umb.edu.

 

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MAP events this week

The Management Achievement Program is excited to bring a few new and interesting topics to this summer’s MAP offerings, see below for details.

 

July 15th, 2014, 11am, CC-3-3540

Making the most of your summer job/internship– Are you currently working in a job or internship this summer and wondering how to make the most of it with regard to your future career? If so, you should attend this helpful workshop to learn how to leverage your summer experience. We will cover topics including ways to impress your supervisor and colleagues, how to write about your experience on your resume, ways to effectively network on the job, how to get a recommendation from your supervisor, and ways to increase your chances of receiving a full-time job offer after graduation. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student

 

July 31st, 1:30-2:30pm, M-1-207

Job Search and Application Process-- The job search and application process can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. This workshop will teach you how to navigate UMass Boston’s My Career Online as well as how to effectively search the major Internet job databases and apply on company websites. You will also learn about applicant tracking systems and why the use of key words on your resume and cover letter is critical in your job search. Lastly, you will gain an understanding the job application process all the way from applying for jobs through receiving an offer. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

August 6th, 12-1pm CC-3-3540

International Students and the Job Search–As an international student, you face specific career challenges in trying to secure employment in the United States. In this workshop you will learn effective job search techniques and strategies based on the book and website Power Ties by Dan Beaudry. Dan is a proven expert in the area of providing career advice for international students. In this workshop you will get advice about resumes, cover letters, networking and interviewing specifically geared to international students. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

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MAP events this week

The Management Achievement Program is excited to bring a few new and interesting topics to this summer’s MAP offerings, see below for details.

 

July 1st, 2014, 3-4pm H-11-0011A

Networking on the 4th of July– According to a recent report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking, but for many students the idea of networking is a bit mysterious and scary. Networking during your upcoming 4th of July cookouts and parties is an excellent opportunity to test out your networking skills in a fun, relaxed environment. You just never know…maybe that guy sitting next to you eating a hot dog is the CEO of a Fortune 500 company! Come to this workshop to gain an understanding of what networking is all about, simple techniques to ease your way into it and strategies to use it effectively as an important component of your job search. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

 

July 15th, 2014, 11am, CC-3-3540

Making the most of your summer job/internship– Are you currently working in a job or internship this summer and wondering how to make the most of it with regard to your future career? If so, you should attend this helpful workshop to learn how to leverage your summer experience. We will cover topics including ways to impress your supervisor and colleagues, how to write about your experience on your resume, ways to effectively network on the job, how to get a recommendation from your supervisor, and ways to increase your chances of receiving a full-time job offer after graduation. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student

 

July 31st, 1:30-2:30pm, M-1-207

Job Search and Application Process-- The job search and application process can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. This workshop will teach you how to navigate UMass Boston’s My Career Online as well as how to effectively search the major Internet job databases and apply on company websites. You will also learn about applicant tracking systems and why the use of key words on your resume and cover letter is critical in your job search. Lastly, you will gain an understanding the job application process all the way from applying for jobs through receiving an offer. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

August 6th, 12-1pm CC-3-3540

International Students and the Job Search–As an international student, you face specific career challenges in trying to secure employment in the United States. In this workshop you will learn effective job search techniques and strategies based on the book and website Power Ties by Dan Beaudry. Dan is a proven expert in the area of providing career advice for international students. In this workshop you will get advice about resumes, cover letters, networking and interviewing specifically geared to international students. Sign up in advance under “Career Fairs & Events” at https://www.myinterfase.com/umb/student/

Posted in  Uncategorized 10:02 AM

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