This Week at the Career Center: Hatua Likoni, Brighter Dawns, College of Charleston, and more


Intern, Office of Sustainability at the College of Charleston: Created in the fall of 2011, the Office of Sustainability at the College of Charleston is comprised of undergraduate and graduate interns working under the direction of full time office staff. This position requires working with campus associates as well as other community members to further building and strengthening our relationship with the community of Charleston. (Deadline: Friday, April 18)


queenscountyParalegal and Cold Case Analyst, Queens County District Attorney’s Office: The Queens County District Attorney’s Office welcomes applications from recent college graduates. Candidates should have an interest in criminal justice and possess strong inter-personal, organizational, and writing skills. Candidates for the Cold Case Analyst position would benefit from an interest in and some familiarity with forensic DNA.


HatuaIntern, Hatua Likoni: Hatua Likoni is a community NGO working to promote education and employment among youth in Likoni, Kenya. Through scholarships, mentoring, and career guidance, Hatua helps top students gain the skills, credentials, and networks they need to contribute to and benefit from Kenya’s growing economy. Interns interested in providing mentoring and career guidance for youth, library services, teaching writing or computer skills, communications, M&E, or project management can volunteer directly with Hatua Likoni. Those interested in teaching primary school, assisting at an orphanage, doing public health outreach, or coaching football can work with one of a number of organizations doing good work on behalf of children and youth in Likoni.  More information (Deadline: Thursday, May 1)


BrighterDawnsFellow, Brighter DawnsBrighter Dawns is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to resolving health issues in slum communities in South Asia. Our current goal is to improve health and quality of life for residents of Ward 12, an urban slum in Khalishpur, Bangladesh. Our current project addresses clean water access and lack of sanitation by repairing and maintaining tube wells and sanitary latrines, as well as holding health seminars to teach women and schoolchildren the importance of basic sanitary practices such as hand-washing. (Deadline: Tuesday, May 20)

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.