CORNELL FELLOW IN CHILDREN’S RESEARCH

April 16th, 2014

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

Location: Aurora, Colorado

Timeframe: Summer 2014

Deadline: April 25, 2014

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. Opportunities to work with patients, members of the Center’s staff, and practicing physicians in the hospital comprise the bulk of the fellowship experience. A specific project will be assigned to the student based on interest and work being conducted in the lab.

CORNELL FELLOW IN ACCOUNTING

March 23rd, 2014

Organization: Teacher Created Materials

Location: Huntington Beach, California

Timeframe: Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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 (Research/Exhibitions)

December 13th, 2013

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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 13th, 2013

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Collections)

December 13th, 2013

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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.

SMALL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Marketing and Fundraising)

December 13th, 2013

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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

Description: The African American Museum of Iowa applies for many grants and organizes several fundraisers each year to fund our exhibits, programming, and staff.  Intern will work with the Development Director on several different projects relating to development/fundraising and marketing/public relations.  Intern will have the opportunity to work on grant applications and will be involved in planning for summer and fall 2013 AAMI events.  Intern will also grow the AAMI’s media lists and work on increasing knowledge of the AAMI in communities were the AAMI is doing summer programming.

Intern must be professional, have strong writing/communications skills, and would preferably have an interest in non-profits or the arts.

CORNELL FELLOW IN PUBLISHING

December 13th, 2013

Organization: Westview Press

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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

CORNELL FELLOW IN ARTS MANAGEMENT

December 13th, 2013

Organization:1st Stage Spring Hill

Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014

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

Description: The fellow will work on a project related to either administration or production aspects of 1st Stage. Administrative areas include: Management, Fundraising and Development, Education – Community Programs, Education – School Programs, Graphic Design, Public Relations/Marketing, Dramaturgy, Casting and Actor Preparation, Box Office and Front-of-House Management. Production areas include: Production Design, Costumes, Lighting, Production Management, Sound, Stage Management

CORNELL FELLOW IN BRAIN INJURY AND DISORDERS

December 13th, 2013

Organization: University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry

Location: Iowa City, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Fall 2014

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 SUSTAINABILITY

December 13th, 2013

Organization: University of Iowa Office of Sustainability

Location: Iowa City, IA

Timeframe: Spring 2014, Fall 2014

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

Description: The Office of Sustainability is the center of efforts at the University of Iowa to reduce waste and pollution and to be “greener” in use of energy sources. University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2008, a strengthened emphasis on sustainability in the UI’s use of energy and materials and in its academic focus, and an organizational structure to facilitate and promote sustainability efforts on campus. Key Areas of Focus include:

  •  energy conservation and renewable energy
  •  sustainable materials and life-cycle costs (including recycling and purchasing)
  •  green buildings and environmental friendly designs for new construction
  •  reduction of the carbon footprint of University-related transportation and travel
  •  integration of sustainability into the academic mission of the UI

Depending on their areas of interest, a Fellow may work in one of the areas below related to the Office of Sustainability’s 2020 Vision Statement:

  1. Achieve Net-negative Energy Growth
  2. Green Our Energy Portfolio
  3. Decrease Our Production of Waste
  4. Reduce the Carbon Impact of Transportation
  5. Increase Student Opportunities to Learn and Practice Principles of Sustainability

Work in each of the areas above are likely to involve gathering background information and the collection of data about current conditions and the effect of ongoing changes. The Fellow may be asked to attend meetings of the relevant campus committees and liaison with various campus departments and/or student groups as appropriate.

Students who are particularly interested in writing may, alternatively, be involved in website and blog management and development. Students who complete the Fellowship in March and April of 2013 will have the opportunity to be involved in the planning and execution of Earth Month activities.

The successful applicant will be an excellent writer and speaker with strong conceptual skills. The applicant should show a demonstrated interest in sustainability and coursework relevant to the tasks to be completed. The Fellowship is available in Terms 3-8 of the 2012-2013 academic year, and the student must apply at least two terms prior to the desired starting date.

Students who are interested in the Cornell Fellowship in Sustainability should contact the Faculty Director of the Cornell Fellows Program, Suzette Astley, with an indication of the area of interest. She can provide further information about the specific work to be done in each area outlined above for inclusion in the student’s application.

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

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