Paid USC Dornsife Corporate and Foundation Relations Interns (Summer)

The Advancement Office of the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences seeks USC student interns to assist the Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) staff in its Downtown Los Angeles office. The Office of CFR is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts from private foundations and corporations in support of the Dean’s highest priorities. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience in a robust development office of a major research university.  Our interns will enjoy a professional working space in a fast-paced office in the heart of the Downtown financial district!

The interns will play an integral role in CFR— including foundation and corporate prospect research, clipping reports on corporate industry trends, heavy prospecting research on foundations, grants management and stewardship. This position supports a ten-person team, and responsibilities include everyday tasks such as filing, organization, data entry, errands, scheduling, some phones, but will also include a fair amount of research and writing.

Interns are paid hourly. Work hours are flexible, but student must be available at least 10 hours a week for Summer 2014. Internship can be taken for course credit if desired. Position starts May 2014.

Qualifications

Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently, takes direction well, keen attention to detail, and proficiency using internet tools for research are a must. Previous work experience in an office setting or performing administrative duties are a plus. Graduate students and upperclassmen preferred.

Application Instructions

Please submit resumes and cover letters to Travis Newhouse at tnewhous@dornsife.usc.edu with “CFR Intern Application” in the subject line. For more information about the CFR Office, please visit our website: http://dornsife.usc.edu/corporate-and-foundation-relations.

  1. Type of Opportunity
    • Job or Internship Opportunity
  2. Relevant Dornsife Majors: All

List of available internships in LA.

Please visit this page for a list of internships: http://www.lacountyarts.org/2014Internships.html

Resume Writing Workshop: Selling your Sociology Skills

Going on the job market soon? Want to know how to sell your sociology degree to employers and land a great job?

Join Professor Karen Sternheimer and learn how to effectively communicate how the tools you have learned in your sociology courses translate to job skills. If you have a resume, bring it and we’ll work on it together!

When: Thursday April 10, 3:30-5:00

Where: HSH 201

RSVP: https://usccollege.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_24SuunMKnE7kcuN

Refreshments Served!

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Due April 15: USC Pacific Asia Museum Summer Internship Opportunity

USC Pacific Asia Museum is offering an unpaid summer internship in the museum’s Education Department.  The ten week internship will take place between May 15 and August 31, 2014.  Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.  

Internship Goals

The Education Intern will be included in all aspects of the museum’s Education Department work, including the development and presentation of public programs, management of school/group tours, Docent and Volunteer program management, gallery interpretation, and community outreach and partnerships.  The Intern will gain experience in day-to-day operations as well as the development of new education initiatives.  The ideal candidate would have a demonstrated interest in museums and/or informal education, a professional attitude, basic computer competency, strong communication skills, ability to work independently, and team spirit.

Please see the attachment for more information.  Questions, cover letters and resume should be submitted to info@pam.usc.edu by April 15.

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Korean Studies Institute
USC Dana and David Dornsife School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
213-740-3758
213-821-4073 fax
www.dornsife.usc.edu/ksi

League of Women Voters Los Angeles Internships

League of Women Voters Los Angeles

Internships

Our League intern program is comprised of students volunteering in our office with supervision from staff, or through a guided out-of-the-office project(s). Our interns work alongside mentors and have a direct influence on their projects.

Learn more.

E-mail: internships@lwvlosangeles.org.

Phone: (213)368-1616

STEM Diversity Career Expo: Careers in STEM

 

Attend EOP’s STEM Diversity Career Expo for members of minority groups, women, people with disabilities (including Veterans and Wounded Warriors) in SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATHEMATICS (STEM). Come meet Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent!

Career Expo is FREE, but you must pre-register online in order to attend the event.

  • Business Attire strongly recommended
  • Bring copies of your CV resume

Partial exhibitor list here.

Register here.

Riordan College to Career Program: From our friends at UCLA

The Riordan College to Career Program targets first-generation college students who are interested in preparing for internships and careers in management.  Its core purpose is to educate, prepare, and motivate these individuals to competitively apply for and succeed in internships and careers post-college.  In an intensive one-week study to prepare students for their internship with a final follow-up session, College to Career students participate in various workshops, lectures, and activities to build on career skills training, career and academic exploration, and networking skills.

Deadline

The Riordan College to Career Program uses an online application process, and application decisions are made on a rolling basis.  All applications must be submitted with required documents by April 18, 2014. 

Apply.

4th Annual USC Alumni Career Fair

 

This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with recruiters and hiring managers from leading, high-quality, diverse companies with active job openings. Gain exclusive access to a private recruiting event geared to alumni and soon-to-be alumni!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

11:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Trousdale Parkway

RSVP here.

Academic & International Fellowships Upcoming Info Sessions

Graduate Study in London Information Session Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:30-3:30pm Leavey Library Auditorium

Representatives from Imperial College London, King’s College London and University College London will be at USC to discuss UK graduate study. During the session, you will learn how to obtain your Master’s degree in 1 year or a PhD degree in 3 years while gaining international experience. Representatives will also cover the benefits of studying in London, the application process, and how to find scholarships to support your studies.

Scholarships for Graduate Study in the United Kingdom with Nilay Vora & Reid Lidow Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12-1pm Leavey Library Auditorium

We are fortunate to have guest speakers Nilay Vora USC alum and Marshall Scholar, and Reid Lidow recent Gates Cambridge recipient, to share their insight and personal stories. You can read more about Reid’s story here: http://dornsife.usc.edu/news/stories/1630/lidow-awarded-gates-cambridge-scholarship/ Scholarships Covered during session: Gates Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships, time permitting Fulbright Student Grant.

Fulbright Information Session

Thursday, March 27, 2014

12-1pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

General Fellowships Information Session

Thursday, April 3, 2014

1-2pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

Fulbright Information Session

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2-3pm

Leavey Library Auditorium

You can find a full list of the fellowships we support on http://www.usc.edu/programs/ugprograms/aif/

We also consistently post helpful resources and upcoming deadlines on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/uscaif

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Fund for the Public Interest Recruitment Visit, March 4-6

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country.  We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America.  This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns.
Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills.

Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations.  We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.
As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues.  You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations.  While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.

We will be holding information sessions and interviews at The University of Southern California on the 4th through the 6th of March at 10am, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm.  10am and 6pm information sessions will be held in the Grace Ford Salvatori (GFS) lobby, and 2pm and 4pm sessions will be located in the Cardinal/Gold Conference Room (STU B6).    To apply, please visit www.JobsThatMatter.org or call 1-800-75-EARTH (753-2784). Or fill out this Information Request Form to receive more information

Paris Summer Program

The School of International Relations would like to announce a new summer internship program in Paris (IR 491).

The Paris Program aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of European policy modeling and contemporary challenges to the European Union. The course will be taken at the American University of Paris and will focus on weekly topics such as: Comparative Public Policy, Citizenship & Immigration, Going Green European Style, and Doing Business in Europe.

Students will also be assigned an IR-related internship with organizations such as UNESCO, OECD, Paris Chamber of Commerce and other NGOs or business/trade groups.

For more information on the program, please contact the program coordinator, Annie Lam (annielam@usc.edu).

Summer Internships in DC – March 18 Deadline

DC Internships

APPLY NOW | www.DCinternships.org
LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. Programs in Washington, DC
June 7 – August 1, 2014
Final Deadline: March 18
**Generous Scholarship Funding Still Available**

Do you have plans yet for this summer?
Make an impact by living and working for two months in Washington, DC!

You will live in the heart of Washington, DC:

Just steps from the White House, State Department and National Monuments
Furnished apartments are on campus at George Washington University

Apply today – there are still generous scholarships to be granted:

Over $1 million awarded each year
More than 70% of students receive funding
Average awards of $1,000 to $4,500

INTERNSHIPS + CLASSES FOR CREDIT
Spend your summer gaining real-world experience in the office and classroom

Set yourself apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation by interning in public policy, international affairs, journalism or another top field. You will maximize your time this summer by also taking courses for 6 transferable credits from George Mason University.

Unlike other programs, we guarantee you an internship. Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals.

Picture yourself working on one of these exciting projects:

Develop a strategic marketing plan for a business group lobbying a bill on Capitol Hill.
Attend a Congressional briefing and write a detailed online report.
Help run programs for newly arrived immigrants from Africa.
Cover a press conference at the National Press Club or Senate Press Gallery.
Research data for a report on cyber terrorism threats and other national security priorities.
Organize job development activities for DC high school students.
Plan and develop a social media campaign for human trafficking awareness.
Attend a strategy meeting with coalition groups advocating for new comprehensive energy policies.
Make media pitch calls for a best-selling author.
Book guests for a radio talk show or news broadcast.
Plan a conference featuring experts from prestigious think tanks.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 18. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org.

Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 oradmissions@TFAS.org.

"The connections I made this summer will prove invaluable for my career going forward."

Pat DiFrancesco, Allegheny College
Intern, North American Association for Environmental Education

PROGRAM AREAS

Politics, Public Policy & Economics

International Affairs & Economics

Journalism, Communications & Public Relations

Corporate Business & Government Affairs

Nonprofit Sector & Community Service

"My internship was completely aligned with my career goals, and the courses were some of the best I’ve taken."

Natalie Tomlin, University of Maryland
Intern, WTOP Radio

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