ROGERS FELLOW IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

March 16th, 2015

Organization: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Timeframe: Summer 2015

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Description: The Fellow will be matched with a site on or near the University of South Carolina. Possible projects include research on pelagic fishes in the Gulf of Mexico, research on policies and practices related to environmental law, or sustainable seafood practices involving the seafood industry, tourism, and economics. Past Rogers Fellows have been placed with the Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies and at the South Carolina Aquarium.

Dimensions Fellow in Community Engagement

March 16th, 2015

Organization: Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Timeframe: Summer 2015

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Description: The fellow will provide a variety of project management support to the Race Director and Steering Committee of the Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer. Responsibilities of the fellow may include preparing materials for meetings, gathering data for committees, assisting with action plans, and responding to inquiries about the event.

Cornell Fellow in Event Operations

February 17th, 2015

Organization: Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Timeframe: Fall 2015

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Description: The fellow will provide a variety of event operations support to the Race Director and Steering Committee of the Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer throughout the final stages of planning, implementation, and evaluation of the event. Responsibilities of the fellow may include preparing materials for meetings, responding to inquiries about the event, marketing, and a host of logistical tasks on the day of the Race.

Dimensions Fellow in Project Management

February 17th, 2015

Organization: Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Timeframe: Summer 2015

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Description: The fellow will provide a variety of project management support to the Race Director and Steering Committee of the Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer. Responsibilities of the fellow may include preparing materials for meetings, gathering data for committees, assisting with action plans, and responding to inquiries about the event.

CORNELL FELLOW IN REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT (LOEBSACK)

February 8th, 2015

Organization: Office of Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA)

Location: Washington, DC

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Block 1 for spring experiences, Block 5 for summer experiences, Block 7 for fall experiences

Description: A legislative fellowship serving in all areas of the Congressman’s personal office. Responsibilities include: research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas; carrying out projects in specific issue areas; and, performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and greeting visitors. Students will also be charged with writing a policy memo as part of the fellowship experience. Applicants must have an interest in government, and possess excellent writing and research skills. The Fellow must be willing to work at a variety of activities, and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Applicants should be eager to learn more about the legislative process, and want to be part of a hardworking team, dedicated to serving the citizens of the 2nd District of Iowa.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Research/Exhibitions)

February 8th, 2015

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of blocks 1, 3, 5, and 7

Description: The African American Museum of Iowa has a changing exhibit space that is rotated annually. The Research Intern will assist the Curator with accumulation of information for Behind the Beat, an exhibition on the African American influence on music over the past 200 years.  Using the research compiled, intern will then assist with label and text writing, artifact selection, loaned artifact coordination, and exhibition design.

Basic history background will be very helpful to this internship.  Strong research and writing skills are essential.  Intern must provide a writing sample when requesting placement.

CORNELL FELLOW IN REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT (GRASSLEY)

February 8th, 2015

Organization: Office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA)

Location: Washington, DC

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Block 1 for spring experiences, Block 5 for summer experiences, Block 7 for fall experiences

Description: A legislative fellowship serving in all areas of the Senator’s personal office. Responsibilities include: research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas; carrying out projects in specific issue areas; and, performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and greeting visitors. Applicants must have an interest in government, and possess excellent writing and research skills. The Fellow must be willing to work at a variety of activities, and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Applicants should be eager to learn more about the legislative process, and want to be part of a hardworking team, dedicated to serving the citizens of Iowa. Time may be split between the Senator’s office in Washington, DC and in a district office in Iowa. Students will also be charged with writing a policy memo as part of the fellowship experience.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Education)

February 8th, 2015

Organization:African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of blocks 1, 3, 5, and 7

Description: The African American Museum of Iowa provides quality educational programming to students and adults throughout Iowa.  The Education Intern will assist the Director of Education and Assistant Educator with this programming by using the museum’s library to research topics presented in the museum and then help Education staff with guided tours, workshops, and public programs.  The African American Museum of Iowa lends Traveling Trunks filled with books, artifacts, and lesson plans about African American history to area organizations.  Intern will have two duties: assessing current traveling trunks and designing new ones.  To assess current trunks, interns will examine the items/information in existing trunks and research their authenticity.  To design new trunks, interns will use the museum’s library and other resources to gather information on Iowa’s African American history and present it in a way that will be useful to teachers.

Interest in working with children and adults in a professional setting is a must.

CORNELL FELLOW IN OUTREACH

February 8th, 2015

Organization: Global Zero

Location: Washington, DC

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of blocks 1, 3, 5, and 7

Description: The Fellow will help coordinate/execute the next phases of the Global Zero student movement: a media/new media campaign, campus outreach, and campus events. A metrics-driven narrative presentation will be delivered to the staff of Global Zero at the end of the project.  The presentation will document the number of media/new media placements generated, events executed, chapter growth fostered, etc. over the eight-week timeframe of the project.

Applicants should be highly motivated individuals who thrive in a fast paced and occasionally high-stress environment. Fellows will have a great deal of responsibility, and must be able to make executive decisions when necessary. Applicants should be friendly self-starters with lots of energy and professionalism, as interpersonal communication is paramount in fulfilling the mission of Global Zero. Must be a creative problem solver, with exceptional writing and organization skills.

CORNELL FELLOW IN URBAN POLICY DEVELOPMENT

February 8th, 2015

Organization: United States Conference of Mayors

Location: Washington, DC

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of blocks 1, 3, 5, and 7

Description: The fellow will work on a project related to the development of effective national urban/suburban policy. Applicants should have an interest in understanding federal-city relationships and how federal policies impact the needs of urban communities. The specific fellowship project will be dependent on the interests of the fellow and the work of the Conference at the time the fellow will be on site.