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  • American Indian College Fund Updates

    • Medical School Application Workshop: Attend this two-day workshop for a comprehensive review of the medical school admissions process presented by top medical schools. 
    • Tribal Public and Environmental Health Fellowship: Apply to the full-year paid internship and research the environmental health of Alaskan tribal lands. 
    • Graduate Marketing Internship: Apply to the 3-month internship and work across various phases of the Nike marketing process. 
    • Criminal Justice Travel Grant: 15 American Indian and Alaska Native students can attend criminal justice-related conferences. 
    • USAJobs Navigation Webinar: Register for this virtual training that provides a step-by-step process for searching for, and applying to, Federal jobs. 
    • Bloomberg Summer Institute: Take courses designed to introduce indigenous health leaders to public health approaches to address health disparities in tribal communities. 
    • Henry Roe Cloud FellowshipThe Roe Cloud Fellowship has developed American Indian Studies at Yale by supporting doctorate completion in Native studies. 
    • NAHJ Multimedia Fellowship: NAHJ and Verizon Media are providing fellows the opportunity to make an impact with their multimedia content.
  • Pipeline to Justice Scholarship and Mentoring Program for UIC Undergraduates and prospective undergraduates

    Pipeline to Justice Scholarship and Mentoring Program for UIC Undergraduates and prospective undergraduates by UIC's Social Justice Initiative (apply by April 15th!)

    Good afternoon UIC Community,

    The Pipeline to Justice (P2J) scholarship and mentoring program is designed to support community organizers and activists in completing undergraduate degrees at UIC. Since 2012, the P2J program has been an academic conduit for students with non-traditional backgrounds who have a track-record of community organizing and commitments to social justice. 

    We are accepting applications for the 2021 academic year!

    Summary

    What? The Social Justice Initiative's Pipeline to Justice is now accepting applications (see attached flyer)! 

    Who is eligible? Current & prospective UIC undergraduates for academic year 2021

    Deadline? April 15th

    How? Email letters of interest & recommendation OR letters of nomination to bjohns3@uic.edu

  • Next Gen Internship

    Next Gen Youth Flyer

    Please see the attached flyer for details.

  • Whose Land Are You On? Native History, Contemporary Issues, and Land Acknowledgements

    Date: March 23, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This virtual workshop is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Land acknowledgments have become common in academic spaces, as well as outside of academia, in schools, and at cultural, civic, and sporting events. Join us to gain a greater understanding of the significance of Native history, contemporary issues, and a land acknowledgment and how to create your own. This workshop will include a conversational presentation as well as a guided activity.

  • Casey Brown (Ho-Chunk), Comedian Performance

    Date: March 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This Comedian Performance with Casey Brown (Ho-Chunk) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Casey Brown moved from his home state of Wisconsin to takes classes at Second City, the world’s premier comedy writing and performing school. He soon became part of the local comedy scene producing and hosting multiple shows at The Vic Theater, The Gallery Cabaret and Bucktown Pub. He continues to be a leading voice in Chicago's small Indigenous comedy scene.

    "Casey Brown Chicago's Best (Only) American Indian Comedian” will speak to the trials of being in the minority of racial minorities in his people’s own country and how that effects life as a writer, director, producer and performer in the urban setting of Chicago.

  • Dr. Eli Suzukovich III (Little Shell Band of Chippewa-Cree/Krajina Serb)

    Date: March 25, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This casual conversation with Dr. Eli Suzukovich III (Little Shell Band of Chippewa-Cree/Krajina Serb) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Dr. Eli Suzukovich III is an anthropologist with a focus on cultural resource management, ethnography, religion, oral history, and ethno-biology. Currently, Eli is a Research Scientist in the Negaunee Integrative Research Center at the Field Museum, where he is a member of the curation team for the renovation of the Native North America Hall. Along with museum work, Eli is a lecturer in the Environmental Policy and Culture Program at Northwestern and a faculty affiliate in the Native American and Indigenous Research Institute at Northwestern University.

  • River Kerstetter (Oneida Nation and of mixed Indigenous/European descent)

    From March 26, 2021 to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This casual conversation with River Kerstetter (Oneida Nation) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    River Kerstetter is a citizen of the Oneida Nation and of mixed Indigenous/European descent. River is an artist and writer who believes that art and storytelling are vital parts of collective healing and connection, especially in Indigenous, Two-Spirit, and LGBTQIA+ communities who fight to be seen and safe every day. She has taught art for youth and young adults for eight years, including at the Chicago Center for Arts & Technology, Columbia College Chicago, and Working Classroom in Albuquerque, NM. She is a co-founder of TIES, a reading series that celebrates Indigenous, Two-Spirit, and LGBTQ+ writers, and a co-founder of the Center for Native Futures, a new Chicago non-profit that works to support Native artists. River grew up in occupied Pueblo lands (Central New Mexico) and now lives and works in occupied Potawatomi, Ojibwe, and Odawa lands (Chicago).

  • WiLS is hiring for a one-year, full-time fellowship position to work closely with the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Historic Preservation (DoHP).

    I am excited to share an opportunity that WiLS (formerly Wisconsin Library Services) is offering, thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. WiLS is hiring for a one-year, full-time fellowship position to work closely with the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Historic Preservation (DoHP).

    Fellows will work with the WiLS Project Director and with multiple divisions of the DoHP, including Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division, and the Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center. This fellowship offers an opportunity to work on digital preservation and curation, Indigenous information issues, and professional development in the library/archives/museum/preservation field. Also, fellows will have a mentor to develop a learning and training plan to support their career goals and research interests while advancing the DoHP projects. 

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. WiLS will start the first review of applications on March 5, 2021.

    Here is a link to the position. Please feel free to send it to any and all that may be interested! 

    Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns about the Curating Indigenous Digital Collections Fellowship opportunity.

    All the best,

    Erin F.H. Hughes

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    If you need any immediate assistance, please contact Emily Pfotenhauer at emily@wils.org. Thanks!

  • CONNECT Update (Networking - Internships - Jobs)

    Native Journalism Fellowships: Apply by April 30th!

    AIBL Summer Internships: Learn more and apply by MAR 15th!

    Native Women Art Fellowship: Apply by MAR 26th!

    Click Article Title To Learn About More Opportunities. 

  • Flyer for Event

    6th Annual Preparing Future Faculty Conference for Graduate Students of Color - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021

    In collaboration with the UIC Graduate College and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, Northern Illinois University is sponsoring the 6th Annual Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Conference for Graduate Students of Color.  The conference date is: Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. via Zoom. The conference theme is: Becoming, Belonging, and Thriving in Higher Education.

    The Registration Link is: https://niu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4SnNXa5XTXpVUHk

    Registration will remain open until Friday, February 19th. The full conference schedule and the meeting link will be sent to registrants after registration closes.

  • Assistant Dean for Recruitment, College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago

    Job Summary:

    The Dean’s Office of the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Recruitment. This full-time academic professional position provides leadership in undergraduate student recruitment and yield initiatives within the college. Using data driven metrics and best practices in marketing, the Assistant Dean for Recruitment provides overall leadership in planning, directing, implementing, and assessing recruitment and yield strategies to meet the enrollment goals of the College of Applied Health Sciences. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with feeder high schools and community colleges related to student outreach and pipeline programs.  In addition, the Assistant Dean for Recruitment collaborates and communicates frequently with academic departments across the college and with the campus Office of Academic Enrollment Services on recruitment and yield initiatives. The Assistant Dean for Recruitment utilizes software to manage prospective student databases and communication plans.  The ideal candidate has previous recruitment and admissions experience, as well as a deep knowledge of recruitment policies and practices, and marketing strategies particularly as they pertain to undergraduate recruitment. Travel is necessary for this role.  Candidate must have excellent leadership, attention-to-detail, communication/marketing, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  A commitment to diversity and a client-centered, teamwork attitude are required.

  • How to Ace Your Virtual Interview, Teach For America

    Are you preparing for an upcoming virtual job interview/internship? Feeling a bit worried about how to present your strengths in a virtual setting? 

    Join Teach For America on Thursday, November 5th from 5-6pm CT for How to Ace Your Virtual Interview. Hear from staff members about tips on a successful virtual interview and ask questions about what our interviewers look for in applicants. This event is open to students of all grade levels, majors, and backgrounds.

    Here is the link to register. Teach For America is excited to support your professional development!

  • Native Alliance Summit, Teach For America

    The second is the  Native Alliance Summit from November 6-8. This year’s virtual Native Alliance Annual Leadership Summit will bring together Teach For America’s American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawai’ian Indigenous internal and external community to build a coalition of relatives, supporters and mentors among Tribal Nations/Villages. Throughout the three day summit, participants will work together to build, strengthen, and share resources that support best practices and legislative advocacy for Native Education. Through collaboration, we will work to strengthen the inherent sovereignty of our Nations through Indigenous thought and philosophy and work to dismantle, decolonize, and Indigenize the education system that has historically harmed Indigenous communities.

  • CONNECT Update (Networking - Internships - Jobs) OCTOBER

    • Nike N7 Internship
    • AAUW Fellowships & Grants
    • FREE Tribal Solar Training
    • PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellowship Program
    • Bloomberg Fellows Program
    • LEDA Scholars Program
    • Ford Foundation Fellowships
    • Hesperus Career Skills Program
    • Summer Security Intensive
    • Department of Energy Scholars Program
    • Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program
    • Pre-Health Bridge Workshop

    Click Article Title To Learn More. 

  • Job Title: Data Entry Aide – Federal Work Study Students Only - Hourly Undergraduate

    Apply for this position through UIC Handshake at https://uic.joinhandshake.com/login and upload your resume, cover letter and Financial Aid Award Letter for Federal Work Study

    Apply by Nov. 2, 2020 at 6pm

    Hourly rate: $12.20

    For questions about the position, please contact Michelle Hathaway at hathaway@uic.edu

    Please Click Title to Learn More.

  • Medical Lecture Transcriber - Students Only - Hourly Undergraduate -  Position Number 4148188

    Job Title: Medical Lecture Transcriber - Students Only - Hourly Undergraduate -  Position Number 4148188

    Apply for this position through UIC Handshake at https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4148188 and upload your resume, cover letter, & unofficial transcripts. Letter of recommendation must come from the recommender and be sent directly to Dr. Anderson (max@uic.edu).

    Click Post Title to Learn More

  • Attention pre-health majors, workshop opportunity!

    Pre-Health Bridge Workshop

    Washington State University Native American Health Sciences is providing a one-day virtual workshop experience for pre-health students interested in the medical, nursing, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, veterinary, speech and hearing science, and allied health fields!

    Date: 

    Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM online

    Requirements:

    Identify as an American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, First Nations, or a descendant of a tribe. Be enrolled in 2-year or 4-year public, private, or tribal institution.Be interested as a pre-health major or allied health field, or already enrolled in pre-health major.

    Compensation:All participants will be compensated with a $100 amazon gift card after completing the workshop.

    For more information:

    If you want more information or have questions please contact Evanlene Melting Tallow at e.meltingtallow@wsu.edu

    Register Here: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3Vmrr2G73TKn5yt

     

  • Another Week of Great Career Events

     Careers in Student Affairs (CSA) is a 2-part panel discussion series. CSA: Impacting the Student Experience (Monday, October 19, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM) will be an engaging discussion with Student Affairs Professionals representing Student Conduct, Greek Life, Student Activities, and Housing. They will be sharing their career journeys and offering advice on how to pursue careers in Higher Education. This event is open to the public.

    From the Search to Settling In: Practical Tips for Job-Seekers with Disabilities (Tuesday, October 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) will include a panel of professionals covering topics such as resume writing, knowing your rights and employee accommodations, as well as disclosure and bringing your full self to work. Valuable information and advice will be provided for individuals with disabilities as well as allies.

    The Peace Corps Information Session (Tuesday, October 20, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM) gives you the opportunity to find out what they are doing during the current pandemic. Join the information session from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM and stay to talk to a representative from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

    The Graduate and Professional School Fair (Thursday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) is a great opportunity to connect with over 50 graduate schools and professional programs located throughout the US. Also, get help preparing for this event during the Graduate & Professional School Virtual Fair Student Information & Troubleshooting Session (Wednesday, October 21, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM).

    The Health Professions Forum (HPF): Community Health and Advocacy (Thursday, October 22, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM) is an opportunity to learn about various career roles that have an impact through community health education and advocacy. Panelists will share how their work is instrumental in advocating for, and educating communities on, public health issues within educational and non-profit settings.

    Get your graduate school application questions answered during the Graduate School Month (GSM) - Graduate Admissions Panel Discussion (Friday, October 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM). The panelists will include admissions representatives from schools such as Law, Public Health, Counseling/Psychology, Medicine, and Professional Studies.

  • Upcoming Career Events

     

    In a collaboration with the Gender and Sexuality Center, Engineering Career Center, Engineering 100, oSTEM, and Career Services, the Out in Engineering event will take place next week on Tuesday, October 13, from 6-7:30pm.  This will be an engaging discussion with LGBTQ+ engineering professionals who will share how they navigated their careers, their journeys in college, and provide perspectives for student success.  Registration link:  https://forms.uofi.uic.edu/sec/1153376935.

     

    The Graduate Student Panel (Wednesday, 10/14, @ 3:30-4:30pm) allows interested attendees to hear from current graduate students as they share their experiences and answer  questions regarding their academic and career journeys.  October is Graduate School Month, and this event is part of a program series coordinated by Career Services and LAS Career Development.  Registration link:  https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErd-CuqjspHtMtgVQLkyjdMAJ0VoLq9Tkx.

     

    The Impact of Covid-19 in Healthcare and Public Health Forum (Thursday, 10/15, @ 3:00-4:15pm) is the first part of the Health Professions Forum (HPF).  A collaboration with Liberal Arts and Sciences, Applied Health Sciences, and Career Services, HPF is a collection of healthcare-focused programs designed to help students explore careers and connect with professionals working in hospitals, labs, education, non-profits, and other healthcare settings. During this first event, attendees can learn about the various career roles that focus on addressing a wide range of health topics that impact communities and populations, especially during this pandemic. Panelists will share how their work impacts various populations through their lens in hospital and non-profit settings.  Registration link:  https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYldO2vpj0tGtYh97dOIi3si7RyOGvzNZ0v.

  • Hear from the DECISION MAKERS about internships applications!

    Join the Native Pathways team and a guest panel of internship managers on Wednesday, OCT 7 at 1pm MDT to learn how to get your next internship.

     

    RSVP today, and you may WIN SOME GREAT PRIZES too!

  • American Indian College Fund Education Calendar

    Dive Into the Native Pathways Fall Education Calendar!

  • American Indian College Fund Resources

    • The Gates Scholarship
    • Catching the Dream Scholarship
    • American Indian Services Support
    • CVS Pharmacy Scholarship
    • State & National Scholarships
    • MSU Native Nursing Scholarships
    • Doctoral Grants for Women
    • Graduate Library Scholarships
    • Greenhouse Scholars Program
  • American Indian College Fund Resources

    • Nike N7 2021 Internship
    • FREE Tribal Solar Training
    • Native Pre-Admission Workshop
    • LA Skins Fest Film Contest
    • Ford Foundation Fellowships
    • Public Health Informatics Fellow
    • Google Grow Certificates
    • FBI Cyber Internship
    • Next Gen Radio Training

    American Indian College Fund | 800-776-3863 | scholarships@collegefund.org | collegefund.org/student-resoures

     

  • UHP-Promoting Academics for Scholarly Success (PASS)

    We invite you to join the UHP-PASS program, which is open to freshmen and new UHP transfer students who are interested in the health sciences or the research health sciences.  A virtual, structured program designed to prepare participants to develop their interests and skills, to apply for any of the UIC Health Science Professions or Graduate Health Science programs. PASS participants will receive pre-health advising on the health sciences, mentoring, and career exploration seminars through monthly opportunities.

  • UHP Health Exploration

    The HES is intended to be a professional development program for UIC students with the intent of having participants pursue health professions careers.  This program will be structured to expose participates to students, staff, and faculty in the health sciences. All UHP units will be included in the programming schedule.

  • California Indian Manpower Consortium

    Are you currently seeking employment? 

  • Native Knowledge 360o: Foundations for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans

    Registration is now open!

    Native Knowledge 360o: Foundations for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans

    A Webinar Series Offered July 21, 22, and 23

    1:00 – 2:15 PM EST

    Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°) is the National Museum of the American Indian’s national initiative to inspire and support transformative teaching and learning about Native Americans. This free, three–part webinar series is designed for education professionals who are new to incorporating more complete narratives about Native American histories, cultures, and contemporary lives into their teaching. Educators whose primary teaching focus is social studies, English language arts, or library sciences and who work with students in grades 4–12 are encouraged to register. We also invite homeschoolers, parents, and others looking for digital educational resources about Native Americans. 

  • CONNECT Update (Networking - Internships - Jobs) JUNE

    American Indian College Fund Monthly Update

  • American Indian College Fund

    Native Journalism Fellowship

    This fellowship provides Native students an opportunity to broaden their reporting and multimedia skills, while learning from professional Native journalists. Apply by MAY 31!

    ADEA Dental Virtual Fair

    This event connects prospective dental students with 50+ dental schools, their environment and curriculum, student experience and mission. RSVP for the MAY 19 Event

    4H Youth In Action Awards

    4‑H high school students and recent grads can earn a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards! Apply by MAY 18!

    Agriculture Fund Deadline

    NAAF helps Native farmers through grants in the areas of business assistance, ag education, technical support and advocacy. 

    Learn more and apply by JUNE 1st!

    NMAI Fall Internship Deadline

    The workshop will helps Native students navigate the dental school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their network. Apply by JUNE 15th!

    Community Well-Being Fellow

    Dept of Global Health and Social Medicine seeks a postdoctoral fellow to coordinate a new research project dedicated to advancing Indigenous Community Well-Being. Learn more & apply!

    Disney Imagineering In A Box

    Disney has partnered with Khan Academy to provide this FREE online program, with 32 video modules that explore the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world. Check it out HERE! 

  • AISES Full-Circle Mentorship

    AISES is unveiling it’s Full-Circle Mentoring opportunity for up to fifty AISES members. This year-long program will match and support participants in one-on-one academic and career mentorship. Currently, mentorship matches are only available to college and professional members.

     

    As part of the Full-Circle Mentorship program and with AISES staff coordination, participants will co-create a mentorship plan, check-in periodically, and are encouraged to participate in webinars to enhance their mentorship relationship. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a first come, first serve basis until May 31, 2020. Mentorship matches will be made by the end of June 2020.

     

    Don’t miss your chance to strengthen your journey by getting a mentor or becoming one, apply for the AISES Full-Circle Mentoring opportunity!

     

    Contact AISES Program Officer Chelsea Chee at cchee@aises.org or 505-289-2691 for more information.

  • Join AISES and Intel for a webinar on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

    The one-hour webinar is for students or industry professionals who are curious about AI and want to explore AI—what it's used for and why.

    This webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 25 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (MDT).

  • AISES Undergraduate Opportunities

    UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

    Bake & Build Series - ENGINEERS

    On this original television series, where baking meets building, top cake artists and super engineers of all kinds team up to make the incredible … edible! The creators of the greatest edible creations will walk away with a large cash prize!

    Research & Extension Experiences for Undergraduates

    The National Institute of Food and Agriculture funded FAST REEU Fellowship program will provide both Native American and economically challenged students with research and educational experiences for two summers.

    NIJ Native Student Travel Scholarship Program Deadline April 15th

    Are you an American Indian or Alaska Native student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program AND interested in issues related to public safety, crime, and justice? If so, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) would like to help you explore science in criminal justice and public safety through conference scholarships!

    Summer Employment

    The UW-NPS Research Station, at the historic AMK Ranch, is located on the shore of Jackson Lake within Grand Teton National Park. The station provides housing and financial support for researchers addressing issues in the biological, social, and physical sciences as well as music, writing, painting, and other arts.

    Grace Hopper Celebration - Scholarships and Complimentary Registrations!

    The GHC Scholars Program provides funds for women who are either undergraduate students, graduate students, or faculty to attend our Celebration. Women who get selected as scholars gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime.

    Stipends for Mentoring STEM Students!

    We invite you to apply for the Society for Science & the Public’s Advocate Program, which provides a $3,000 stipend and training to an individual (teacher, scientist, counselor, or mentor) who agrees to serve as an advocate for a minimum of three additional underserved students.

    Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship

    Five scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each. Write an essay of 500 words or more on what has driven you to choose a STEM-related field for your future.

    Google Summer of Code

    Spend your summer break writing code and learning about open source development while earning a stipend! Many become lifetime open source developers. Application deadline is March 31, 2020.

    National Inventors Hall of Fame

    The National Inventors Hall of Fame is celebrating Women’s History Month by putting out a call for nominations for the 2020 Class of Inductees. If inducted, you or a colleague could join the ranks of world-changing innovators.

    View all opportunities.

     

  • AISES Career Hub and Opportunities

    AISES Career Hub and Opportunities Board have free online job and career resource information.At the Career Hub job seekers can scan jobs, upload a resume or explore career resources by industry, state or job function. The Opportunities Board is a centralized hub of information with opportunities like scholarships, internships, and more. You can get access to complete, verified, and updated information that can help you grow your skills and expertise. What are you waiting for? Go to careers.aises.org or opportunities.aises.org NOW!

  • Job Announcement Executive Assistant American Indian Health Service of Chicago

    American Indian Health Service of Chicago has a position open.  If you are interested open the attachments.

  • Executive Director, American Indian Health Service of Chicago

    American Indian Health Service of Chicago has a position open.  If you are interested open the attachments.

  • LEAP INTO THE COBELL SCHOLARSHIP

    Attention all applicants! The deadline for the Cobell Scholarship 2020-2021 Academic Year opportunity is just a month away. Don't miss out on this opportunity, you even get an extra day!! Leap on it and apply NOW! Both Merit-based and Need-based, the competitive Cobell Scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study and is degree-seeking. Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution.

  • Summer 2020 Faherty Scholarship for Indigenous Youth

    The Faherty Summer Scholarship Program is designed for Indigenous students who are interested in learning more about the apparel industry and want to gain hands-on experience at a rapidly growing business that has a vibrant culture.This is a stipend program, candidates will be paid $15.00 per hour and NYC housing will also be provided during the program.

    Outside of the experience that you will gain from exposure to the business, you will engage in high-impact programming while building meaningful relationships with other interns and team Faherty through a variety of summer activities. This includes 1:1 mentorship, custom learning and development programming, and opportunities to impact business decisions.

    Timeline:Open Application: Wednesday, February 19th – Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 11:59pm ESTInterview Timelines: Continuous throughout the application processLength of Internship: 10 weeks - Monday, June 8th – Friday, August 14th, 2020Minimum Qualifications:Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programMust be able to commit to the entire 10-week programMust be authorized to work in the United StatesStrong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate a fast-paced environmentHave an understanding that this an internship and that school credit may be applied.How to Apply:Email ​Evangeline@Fahertybrand.com​ with your resume and cover letter.Once you apply, Faherty will provide regular status updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. You will meet with a member of Faherty's People Team and then with the members of the Department.The team at Faherty Brand does not like to say good-bye to talented and high performing individuals. Therefore, should a full-time opportunity become available in the future, Faherty encourages high performing interns to throw their hat in the ring for consideration.

  • UIC's Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change all have amazing opportunities for you every week! Coming up:

    African-American Cultural Center

    Wellness Wednesday: Wed, March 4Exhibit: Quilting: Telling Our Stories through Patterns and PurposeExhibit: She Did Language: Remembering Toni Morrison

    Arab American Cultural Center & Latino Cultural Center

    Noche de Poetas: Women, Gender, and Sexuality: Thu, March 12

    Disability Cultural Center

    Know Your Rights to Fair Housing: Wed, March 4Check-in Hours: Thu, March 5Food Access: When Food and Accessibility Come Together: Mon, March 9Balancing Act: Reimagining the Bodymind: Thu, March 12

    Gender and Sexuality Center

    Therapy Group for LGBQ+ Students: Tuesdays, 3-4:30pmTherapy Group for TGNC Students: Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm

  • Salary Negotiation Workshop

    Friday, March 6, 202010am - 12pmStudent Center East, Rm. 713

    Join UIC Career Services and WLRC for a workshop on negotiating job offers and salaries and understanding gender pay inequities. Open to the entire UIC community.

    Upcoming dates for the same workshop: Friday, April 3, April 17, April 24

  • WLRC is Hiring!

    The UIC Women's Leadership and Resource Center is accepting applications for our Program Coordinator position. Salary range: $43-49,000. See ad for full details: go.uic.edu/pgmcoord.

    Apply by Friday, March 6.

  • Diversity Conservation Fellows

    Students can partner with conservation organizations to increase and facilitate green career pathways for emerging leaders of color. Apply by MAR 31!

  • Native Internship Program

    Learn about the value of archives, and the research potential of the Sequoyah National Research Center. Apply by MAR 16th!

  • SHARP Summer Research

    This 12-week summer learning experience is designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue public health careers. Apply by MAR 9th!

  • Instagram News Fellowship

    College seniors and recent grads can serve as Instagram editors for the summer, working with newsrooms to reach new audiences. Apply by MAR 6th!

  • ARTS AND CULTURE CAREER FAIR: Friday February 21 at UIC!

    Arts + Culture Career Fair

    • Date: Friday February 21, 2020
    • Time: Noon – 3pm
    • Location: Student Center East (SCE), Illinois Room

    Hosted by UIC Career Services, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois Springfield

  • Great Lakes Native American Medical School Applicant Workshop

    Greetings,

    The University of Illinois College of Medicine Urban Health Program is partnering with the Michigan State University College School of Human Medicine for their annual Great Lakes Native American Medical School Applicant Workshop being held March 26 – 28 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The partnership includes several other health colleges, primarily in states with large Native American populations such as Minnesota, Michigan & Wisconsin.  The workshop is a multi-day experience geared for pre-med Native American students who plan to apply to medical school within the next two years.  This experience will provide students with the opportunity to meet various faculty and staff to learn tips for when their applying to medical school, research, funding, as well as career development opportunities.  The deadline for all applications will be on February 17th with the admissions decision by February 28th.

    We would like your assistance in sending the attached flyer and application to Native American pre-meds who currently live in Illinois. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me at any time. 

    Best,

    Garie Pierre-Louis

    Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

  • 7th Generation Coders

    Youth Council Will: Develop leadership role, keep the community informed on COMC events and information, set goals for coders boot camp, and develop a youth handbook.

    *Chicago is a CIMC service area. 

  • SAR Internship Announcement

    The deadline is approaching (March 1) for the internship program at SAR's Indian Arts Research Center.

    This is a great opportunity for any recent graduates or entry-level museum professionals! Through this program, interns gain experience via hands-on projects in collections management, registration, and educational programming. Time is also allocated to further support interns’ professional goals and independent research interests. Two nine-month internships, which run from September through May, are offered each year. These positions include salary, housing, book allowance, travel reimbursement, and attendance to a professional conference. One internship is open to an Indigenous applicant from the US or Canada, and one internship is open to any US or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements.

    Application deadline: March 1st

    For more info: https://sarweb.org/iarc/internships/

    Questions? Contact us at iarc@sarsf.org or call (505) 954-7205

  • NIDA Summer Research Internship Program - applications due Feb 10

    Program:

    The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program supports all students with a focus on increasing underrepresented populations in drug abuse research. Through this program, undergraduate students age 18 years and older are introduced to the field of drug abuse and addiction research by participating in research internships with NIDA’s distinguished scientists at universities across the United States. Students work with leading scientists for eight weeks during the summer. The internship may include laboratory experiments, data collection, data analysis, formal courses, participation in lab meetings, patient interviews, manuscript preparation, library research, and literature reviews. In addition, it is expected that each intern will deliver a formal presentation on his/her research project at the end of the internship

    The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program is in its 24th year. Since the program’s inception in 1997, more than 1,160 students have gained experience in drug abuse and addiction research.

    Eligibility:

    This program provides summer research internships for all undergraduate students 18 years and older, with a focus on recruiting students underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) Graduating 2020 college seniors are eligible to apply.

    Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2020 and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States (No Exceptions).

    Individuals who have already participated in the NIDA Summer Research Internship Program are no longer eligible to apply.

  • UIC Heritage Garden Applications Now open!

    Join the 2020 cohort of the UIC Heritage Garden!

    Are you interested in how cultural diversity plays a role in community resilience? Do you wonder how social justice and biodiversity relate to each other? Have you wanted to work more closely with the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change here at UIC?