CORNELL FELLOW IN DESIGN

December 17th, 2014

Organization: Teacher Created Materials

Location: Huntington Beach, California

Timeframe:  Open

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

Description: The fellow will work on a variety of projects and gain exposure to the publishing process in the design department of Teacher Created Materials. A strong background in Art, interest in design or publishing fields preferred.

CORNELL FELLOW IN REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT (LOEBSACK)

December 17th, 2014

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

Location: Washington, DC

Timeframe: Open

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

CORNELL FELLOW IN PUBLISHING

December 17th, 2014

Organization: Westview Press

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Timeframe: Open

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

Description: The fellow will work on a variety of editorial, publicity, and marketing tasks with Westview Press, an academic text book producer. Tasks may include writing press releases, assisting with manuscript reviews, and working with book distribution. Background in English desirable, strong interest in publishing industry required

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Research/Exhibitions)

December 17th, 2014

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.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Education)

December 17th, 2014

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

December 17th, 2014

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

December 17th, 2014

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.

CORNELL FELLOW IN BRAIN INJURY AND DISORDERS

December 17th, 2014

Organization:University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry

Location: Iowa City, IA

Timeframe: Spring or Fall

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

Description: The Fellowship will be conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa. This faculty member studies the consequences of brain injury and chronic neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. The Fellow will be involved in collection and analysis of data from patients and will need to do substantial background research during the Fellowship. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the challenges and rewards possible in long-term studies of medical and psychological aspects of human functioning.

The successful applicant must exhibit attention to detail and have strong writing, speaking, and conceptual skills. Background in the social sciences and biology will be considered in reviewing applications.

This fellowship is available only during the academic year and the student must apply at least two terms prior to the desired start date.

CORNELL FELLOW IN ACCOUNTING

December 17th, 2014

Organization: Teacher Created Materials

Location: Huntington Beach, California

Timeframe: Open

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

Description: The fellow will work on a variety of projects in the accounting department of Teacher Created Materials. Each intern will be able to learn the full scope of accounting – A/P, A/R, G/L, and reporting.  There will also be a little bit of finance related work. A strong background in economics, business, or related fields as well as interest in the accounting field preferred.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Collections)

December 17th, 2014

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 collects hundreds of archival, object and photograph collections each year.  The Collections intern will learn to navigate Past Perfect 5.0 software (collections management software, used by many museums) and process new accessions under the supervision of the Curator.  Intern will learn proper handling and storage techniques for diverse collections and, as needed, will be taught conservation techniques as well.

Working with collections is a time consuming task.  Intern will be working with fragile and irreplaceable items.  Attention to detail and patience are a must.  Previous collections management coursework or experience is preferred.

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