Upcoming Application Deadlines at the Career Center: MINDS, Blueprint, Urban Teaching Center, and more

MINDSIntern, MINDS Leadership Development Program: The MINDS Foundation is now offering a new opportunity to work with us through our MINDS Leadership Development Program (MLDP). This program is designed to introduce enthusiastic students, who are interested in helping those in need, to the Non-profit world and the responsibilities associated with it. Students who participate in this program can fast track their way to associate positions at our organization. Through the experiences with us, we hope to mold these students into future leaders in this industry whether it is at MINDS or other nonprofits. (Deadline: Tuesday, March 25)


blueprintMath Fellow, Blueprint: Blueprint Schools Network, Inc. (Blueprint) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping school districts close the achievement gap in their lowest-performing schools. Using a blueprint of comprehensive reform strategies, we partner with school districts to plan, implement, and monitor the progress of whole school turnaround with the goal of improving educational and life opportunities for students.One of Blueprint’s most significant supports resides in the Blueprint Fellows Program, a comprehensive tutoring program that aims to accelerate student achievement in mathematics. We are currently seeking fellows for our schools in Denver, CO, St. Louis, MO, and Boston, MA. (Deadline: Sunday, March 30)


dartmouthinstituteHealth Policy Fellow,  The Dartmouth Institute: The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) is a dynamic force within Dartmouth College dedicated to improving health care. TDI’s Health Policy Fellows program fosters the development of the next generation of leaders in the field of US health care and health policy. TDI is seeking Health Policy Fellows who will join teams working on a variety of health policy projects, including cutting-edge health policy research, initiatives to empower health care consumers, and implementation of innovative models of health care delivery. (Deadline: Sunday, March 30)


JohnLarsonCampaignCampaign Intern, John Larson Campaign: With races for Congress, Senate and Governor quickly approaching, there is no better time to work on a campaign. Congressman John Larson (D) of Connecticut’s First Congressional District is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join his Hartford campaign office. Interns will gain experience in nearly every aspect of a campaign including: fundraising, staffing the Congressman at events, designing content for letters and social media, following up on contacts with supporters and constituents, canvassing voters and the planning and execution of campaign events. (Deadline: Sunday, March 30)


teachersforvietnamTeacher, Teachers for Vietnam: Teachers for Vietnam is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the teaching of English in Vietnamese colleges and universities.  Teachers for Vietnam brings teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) into classrooms which otherwise would not be exposed to native speakers. Teachers for Vietnam thus enriches the educational and pre-professional development of Vietnamese students. (Deadline: Tuesday, April 1)


utcTeacher, Urban Teaching Center: Teacher quality is the single most important factor through which schools can increase student learning. The difference in achievement growth between students with an effective teacher and those without can equal as much as a full grade level for one year of instruction. While many factors influence student achievement, the quality of interactions between a teacher and his or her students is among the most powerful. It’s our mission to place a great teacher in every classroom. (Final Deadline: Tuesday, April 1)


Checkout our previously blogged about upcoming deadlines: Brooklyn Park Conservancy (3/25); LIFT (3/25); Ascend (3/25); FoodCorps (3/30); Essmart (3/30); Ganbarg Internship (4/1);

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.