|An Urban Scholar’s competencies include:
· Proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems
· Able to work cooperatively with a wide range of personalities
· Hard worker, quick learner, and ability to assume responsibility
· Work well under pressure to meet deadlines
· Well-groomed appearance
· Ability to elicit confidence and build rapport
· Self-motivated and can work well independently
· Basic knowledge of computer software packages (e.g. 2010 Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook)
· Previous public sector experience a plus
Urban Scholars are required to attend regular leadership development trainings and events. Department-specific job descriptions will be provided once selected.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please submit all of the following items and answer the essay questions fully as it is the primary form of selection:
· Resume (including education, work history, accomplishments [i.e. honors, awards, etc.])
o Why do you want to be an Urban Scholar?
The City of Minneapolis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Monthly Archives: January 2015
2015 CBS summer Intern
Summer 2015 Social Content Intern
Date published: 28-Jan-2015
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Job Posting Website: N/A
The social content intern will work within the CBS Interactive Social Content Development & Programming team in our Los Angeles office. As a full-time member of our team during the summer, you will have an opportunity to impact hundreds of millions of TV fans through powerful social media content.
This internship offers the right candidate an opportunity to create content that will delight TV fans on social platforms as well as exposure to the full scope of content production. It is ideal for a student who wishes to explore and/or pursue a career in online content development/production or content marketing. We are looking for a local candidate who can start in mid-June. This candidate must be returning to school after the summer for at least one more full semester.
• Generate and pitch content ideas daily for CBS summer shows.
• Identify real-time social trends and rising themes and generate content ideas that leverage those opportunities.
• Create photo and video content in collaboration with content producers, designers and editors.
• Work with social content producers to publish social posts, including writing creative and effective copy and selecting/manipulating accompanying imagery.
• Assist social content team with other projects as assigned.
• Understanding of publishing on social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Snapchat.
• Interest in television, entertainment and pop culture.
• Must be detail oriented.
• Ability to work against tight deadlines.
• Great communication skills and ability to articulate concepts.
• Keen eye for visual storytelling (experience in Photoshop a plus).
• Must be currently enrolled in college/university with at least one semester remaining after completion of the internship.
• Must successfully complete background check.
In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
2015 Işık High School Summer Program in Istanbul
Deadline: 5 June 2015
Open to: high school students from around the world
Venue: from June 27th to July 10th, July 20th to August 2nd and August 8th to August 21st., in Istanbul, Turkey
Işık University offers a 2-week 2015 High School Summer Program in Istanbul for students to obtain a collegiate experience in a culturally rich city. The three sessions are from June 27th to July 10th, July 20th to August 2nd and August 8th to August 21st. The High School Summer Program offers a variety of program options consisting of sports and arts, ranging from sports that include; soccer, basketball, volleyball, American football, table tennis, cycling, beach volleyball, tennis and swimming. Additionally, there are courses in personal development programs such as English and Turkish language education, dance, folk dance, painting, percussion, photography, and certification programs.
• Dancing (8 hours)
• Folk Dances (8 hours)
• Painting (8 hours)
• Percussion (8 hours)
• Photography (8 hours)
• Language Seminars (8 hours)
• Music – Karaoke – Guitar Hero
• Sports Activities (Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis Tournament, Beach Volleyball, Football, American Football)
• Chess, Backgammon, Billiards
• Işık Camp
• Treasury Hunt
• Shows of Işık University Student Clubs
Off Premise Field Trips
• Prince Islands
• Şile Tour (Hiking)
• Ağva Tour (Hiking)
• Day of Pathfinders (Işık Camp | Şile)
• Maslak Campus – Swimming Pool
• Best Western Şile Gardens – Swimming Pool
All Turkish and International high school students currently enrolled in in grades 9 through 12 grades may apply to Işık University High School Summer Program.
Tuition & fees: 1950 TL / 875$ / 680€ including VAT, food, & accommodation.
Accepted candidates shall complete their enrollment by presenting following documents. Application fee of candidates who are not accepted will be returned. Candidates with accepted applications who have not completed their final enrollment in time shall not receive a refund.
Documents required for final enrollment are,
- Print-out of electronic receipt showing that the fee is paid through Online Payment System.
- Student’s certificate
- Student Information Form to be completed by the student.
- Parent’s Approval Form to be completed by student’s parents.
- Digital photograph.
- Scan of your identity card (front and back).
Application Deadline & the Date of Final Enrollment:
Application Deadline: 5 June 2015
Program candidates who wish to apply may pre-book their places at Işık University High School Summer Program after a pre-payment of 200 TL/ $100 / 80€ and filling out the .
Summer School Coordinator,
0090 216 529 7245
Be Part of the New Decade of Arts Professionals at Children’s Theatre Company!
Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is committed to providing exceptional internship opportunities for the next generation of artists, educators and administrators. Through our program develop the tools you will need to move forward in your chosen field – observing, training and collaborating with dedicated professionals at the largest children’s theatre in America. Gain invaluable experience, build your resume, make connections and have the option of earning college credits.
TIME COMMITMENT: CTC offers short-term and long-term internships ranging from just a few weeks to an entire season broken out between the Fall/Winter/Spring and Summer. Please see individual internship postings for specific date requirements. It is recommended that persons interested in these positions apply anywhere from one to six months prior to their availability, depending on the specific internship for which they are applying.
COMPENSATION: CTC interns are compensated with complimentary tickets, professional development and networking opportunities such as staff meetings, meet-and-greets, artist hours and more.
INTERNSHIPS OFFERED: Production Management, Stage Management, Music, Sound, Assistant Sound Board Operator, Assistant Lighting Design, Electrics, Costume Production, Costume Design, Scenery, Paint, Directing, Assistant Director/Dramaturg, Dramaturgy/Literary, Assistant Choreographer, Properties, Marketing & Communications, Development, Play Licensing: Plays for Young Audiences, and Education (Theatre Arts Training and Neighborhood Bridges).
QUALIFICATIONS: CTC offers internship for high school, college and graduate school students as well as early career professionals. Additionally internships range in experience levels from very beginning to advanced skill level. Please see specific internship descriptions for specifications.
CTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We advocate for diversity throughout the organization and strongly encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.
QUESTIONS? Contact Education Associate, Karli Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pohlad Scholars Program
Up to 75 scholarships of $2,000 will be granted for postsecondary education
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: Be high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or fouryear college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Be residents of the Minneapolis, Saint Paul, MN, seven-county metro area, including the counties of: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington. Demonstrate financial need.
All applications must be submitted by March 1 For more details and to apply online visit: https://www.scholarsapply.org/pohladscholars
USA Buick Achievers’ Scholarship Program
Seeks Nationwide Applicants for NEH Summer Seminar in US
“Asian Americans in New York: Film & Literature”
Immersive Program Examining Race and Identity Hosted in Nation’s Most Diverse and Rapidly Growing Asian American Urban Community
The Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College, CUNY invites K-12 school teachers to apply for “Asian Americans in New York: Film & Literature,” a summer seminar for school teachers funded through a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. A select cohort of sixteen educators from throughout the US will participate in this unique, immersive program, through which they will develop teaching tools to engage the diverse student populations in their home states around ideas of race, immigration and identity. New York City, that multicultural urban social laboratory that has for centuries acted as the crucible from which American identity has been shaped and challenged, is home to the nation’s densest urban Asian American population, and will offer a lens into the larger sociopolitical and cultural shifts that the US is facing.
The two-week seminar, hosted in the heart of Manhattan at Hunter College, CUNY, will meet from July 5-17, 2015 for morning, afternoon, and occasional evening sessions, with readings, lectures and seminar discussions interwoven with relevant field visits and conversations with novelists, filmmakers, artists and community leaders. The seminar will be co-directed by Jennifer Hayashida, Director of the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College, CUNY, and Chi-hui Yang, film curator, educator, and former director of the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. A stipend to help cover expenses, including travel, accommodations, and food, is provided to all participants.
Desired applicants are middle and high school English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Art instructors with a pedagogical interest in ethnic literature/film and contemporary issues around multiculturalism, racial diversity, immigration, citizenship, and national identity. The program is particularly eager to welcome summer scholars from states with limited or very concentrated Asian American populations, although it encourages all interested parties to apply. Please visit http://asianamericanyc.hunter.cuny.edu for more information, including the reading list and daily schedule. The deadline for applications is March 2, 2015
EDU FILM FEST 2015 – Friday, May 15
We are proud to announce that the 2015 EDU Film Festival will be held on Friday May 15th, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Showplace ICON theater in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Thanks to Best Buy, our presenting sponsor; IFP MN, our fiscal sponsor; and all of our other sponsors and supporters, the EDU Film Festival will once again be entirely free. No entry fees and no tickets to buy; not for students and not for the public.
Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Distracted Driving PSA Contest
We are excited to announce our new partnership. EDU will facilitate and host the first annual Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Distracted Driving PSA Contest. The contest is open to both high school and college age students and will be hosted and screened at the EDU Film Festival. All high school students who enter the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial PSA contest will also be entered in the EDU Film Festival. More details will be forthcoming in the following weeks.
Start putting together your short films and mark the 15th of May as BUSY on your calendars because the 2015 EDU Film Festival will be bigger and better than ever. Watch for a call for submissions in your email, on Facebook and Twitter, and at edufilmfest.org.
Boehm Media Fellowship 2015 in Mexico
Deadline: 1 March 2015
Open to: journalists, storytellers, authors, bloggers, writers, editors, filmmakers, and other media experts
Fellowship: $3,200.00 scholarship (fellow pays $750.00 registration for 5-day program, accommodations and meals).
The purpose of the Boehm Fellowship program is three-fold (a) open doors, minds and networks for fellows (b) enrich the Opportunity Collaboration with the knowledge and skills of leading media innovators and experts (c) cultivate greater potential to create social impact through the media. The Boehm Media community is comprised of affiliates, fellows and senior fellows from around the world.
Join a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty.
Convene with thought leaders in social change from around the world. Learn best practices and the latest techniques & technologies to meet your greatest challenges.
Connect with people who can contribute to your efforts. Find people with similar challenges and learn solutions. Find organizations with resources and capabilities to help you achieve your goals.
Create new paths to success. Build new and better processes, more efficient organizations, and better business models. Forge alliances and partnerships to multiply your impact.
Boehm Media Fellowships provide journalists, storytellers, authors, bloggers, writers, editors, filmmakers, and other media experts at the helm of social innovation with a major focus on poverty alleviation the opportunity to participate as Delegates to the Opportunity Collaboration. We define media as any means of mass communication that not only tells a story but also makes an impact whether by print, digital publications, film, photography, television, radio, podcasts, social media and/or multimedia productions.
Successful Boehm Media Fellowship applicants are high-impact media experts committed to economic justice and poverty alleviation with a demonstrated interest in innovative social change through entrepreneurial for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Financial need is a primary consideration. Applicants from organizations with adequate resources are less likely to be selected for a Boehm Media Fellowship. The Boehm Media Fellowship is committed to diversity on all levels including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, geographic region, experience level, and media focus.
Boehm Media Fellows receive a $3,200.00 scholarship. Fellow pays $750.00 registration for 5-day program, accommodations and meals. Full scholarships will be considered for individuals from developing countries.
The all-inclusive Fellowship includes all on-site costs for housing and meals (5 nights lodging, 3 meals per day), gratuities, airport shuttle, etc. All Fellows are responsible for their own roundtrip airfare and for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including a travel visa from the Mexican government, if required. The Opportunity Collaboration provides Fellows with a formal invitation letter for use with immigration authorities.
Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Late applications will not be considered unless an opening becomes available. All applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application by March 31st.
Applications must be submitted no later than March 1, 2015 via the . All fellows will be notified by March 31, 2015. Once notified that an application is approved, the applicant has thirty (30) days to accept the Boehm Media Fellowship and register at the Opportunity Collaboration website. By accepting the Fellowship the Fellows agrees to the above terms and conditions.
For further questions please contact Kristi at email@example.com.
For further information please visit the official website.
2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summer School in Munich, Germany
Deadline: 31 March 2015
Open to: students between 18 and 27 year old enrolled in any university at any time during 2015
Venue: 15 – 25 September 2015 in Munich, Germany
The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School wants to support entrepreneurial students who are strongly committed to improve our global society by solutions for challenging problems. Their core values therefore seek for people who are commited to peace and who take responsibility for improving our global society, no matter what gender, race, religion or nationality they have.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of the most exciting Summer School around the Globe. Apply now and meet leading Entrepreneurial Talents from around the World for more than one week in Germany. This is not just a conventional Summer School.
The vision of the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School is based on the claim “Billion Dollar Projects to Foster Societal Change”. The organizers want to encourage and connect outstanding students from all over the world to challenge society’s problems by entrepreneurial means. Organizers want the students to think big and contribute to sustainable change in the dimension of billion. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School is a collaborative project of the four leading university-based Entrepreneurship Centers in Munich – that’s why organizers believe in the power of entrepreneurial thinking for a better and sustainable future.
During the Summer School the student teams develop ideas that have both a sustainable impact for society and a self-sustaining, profitable business model. The students learn about entrepreneurship, develop their own sustainable business ideas and build a long-lasting network of international excellent and entrepreneurial students. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer Schools fosters the important role of education, entrepreneurship and networking for a sustainable development.
Interested candidates can apply as undergraduate or graduate of all university studies e.g.: design, computer science, business economics, humanities, social sciences etc. You have to be enrolled in any university at any time during 2015 and you have to be between 18 and 27 years old. Example: If you are enrolled only until February 2015 you can apply even if you won’t be enrolled in September 2015. “Enrolled” applies in our definition also to MBA or PhD students.
Tuition fee: EUR 119,- per selected participant. This fee has to be paid in advance after being selected. For the international guests the fee covers part of the the medical insurance including an ambulance transport or even an emergency transfer back home. If you are a student from Germany and you can provide accommodation to an international participant you won’t have to pay a tuition fee.
Accommodation: Participants won’t have to pay for their accommodation. They will be provided accommodation from September 15 until September 25 either in student dorms or at other places such as apartments of other participants from Munich.
Food: Participants will be provided for free some exclusive dinners as well as many snacks and coffee during the whole week.
Travel: Travel expenses for the public transport in Munich throughout the whole week will be covered as well. Please note that participants must cover their own travel costs to Munich.
The deadline for applications is 31 March 2015.
This year we will accept 35 outstanding students from around the world who will get an invitation to Munich. In addition we will accept 15 virtual participants. All applications will go through a very strict, but fair selection process.
You can apply with your CV, motivational letter (max. around 200 words) and recommendation letter as PDF attachments. Use the for registering. Only applications which are submitted through the usage of the application form on our website will be considered for the evaluation.
Please fill out the entire application in English. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications in German (or other languages).
If you have any questions, check the or write to: . or
For further information, please visit the official website.