EXISTING FELLOWSHIP SITES AVAILABLE FOR 2016-2017 APPLICATIONS.

Opportunities listed below are estimates based on previous site placements and are eligible for application. Some sites listed below are likely to host again but may not be currently recruiting for an open position. Descriptions are an indication of what previous Fellows have done at that site and are subject to change without notice. Placement at each site is dependent upon timing, availability of funds, applicant fit, and the needs of the Fellowship site.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but must be submitted 60-90 days prior to internship start date, by specific site deadlines (if listed), or by March 20th (Block 7) for open positions to compete for summer funding. Fellowships and will be awarded on merit on a first come, first-served basis. Early applications are encouraged.

In addition to these eligible sites, students may propose a new fellowship or request Cornell Fellows funding to offset costs associated with a high-level internship they have found on their own. Access the Cornell Fellows application guidelines or contact Rsullens for more details.

CORNELL FELLOW IN ARTS MANAGEMENT

Organization: Creede Repertory Theatre

Location: Creede, CO

Timeframe: Summer 2017

Deadline: Friday, February 17th, 2017  –DEADLINE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1st, 2017

Description: The fellow will work on projects related to administration and development activities or stage management aspects of Creede Repertory Theatre.  Administrative areas include: Management, Fundraising and Development, Education – Community Programs. Production areas include production and stage management.

CORNELL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Collections)

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of Block 5 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1st, 2017

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.

CORNELL FELLOW IN CHILDREN’S RESEARCH

Organization: Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Gait Movement and Analysis

Location: Aurora, Colorado

Timeframe: Summer 2017

Deadline: March 4, 2017

Description: The fellow will work collaboratively with members of the Center for Gait Movement and Analysis and the Orthopedics Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado on a variety of projects looking at ways child patients walk or performs certain functions related to walking. A specific project will be assigned to the student based on interest and work being conducted in the lab.Opportunities to work with patients, members of the Center’s staff, and practicing physicians in the hospital comprise the bulk of the fellowship experience.

 

ROGERS FELLOW IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Organization: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Timeframe: Summer 2017

Deadline: Open

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.

CORNELL FELLOW IN ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Organization: Teacher Created Materials

Location: Huntington Beach, California

Timeframe: Summer 2017

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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

CORNELL FELLOW IN THE LIBERAL ARTS- PROPOSE YOUR OWN

Organization: TBD

Location: TBD

Timeframe: TBD

Deadline for Proposals:  March 20th, 2017

Description: Students applying for the Cornell Fellow in the Liberal Arts are proposing a fellowship site for consideration. Students utilizing this option must have applied and been accepted into a competitive internship program offered through a reputable organization (e.g., government agency, corporation, non-profit organization), worked with a faculty member to create a unique research project, or developed an internship opportunity directly with an organization that does not have a formal internship program.

As part of the personal statement, the applicant should provide a brief overview of the organization, project, and site mentor for the internship. Applicants choosing this option must provide justification for financial support (i.e. the internship is an unpaid or low-pay opportunity) as an addendum to their personal statement; a draft budget outlining anticipated expenses with anticipated income is sufficient.

All applicants should consult with Rebecca Sullens prior to submitting their proposals to the Cornell Fellows Program.