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US Teaching Assistantships at Austrian Secondary Schools

Each year, more than 140 college graduates from the United States teach in Austria under the auspices of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture’s (BMUKK) Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program. The purpose of this program is to bring talented and enthusiastic young people from abroad into the classrooms of secondary schools in communities large and small all over Austria. Ultimately, it is the job of these native speakers as teaching assistants to make learning a foreign language a lively cross-cultural encounter for their students.

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  For those who want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Summer, Tuition Scholarship, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Seniors

Venture for America

Venture for America recruits college graduates to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America provides a path for entrepreneurship to college graduates who want to learn how to build companies and create jobs.

Fields of Study: Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Law School, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Post-Grad, Seniors

Victory Congressional Fellowship

The David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellowship brings one outstanding LGBTQ young professional to Washington, DC, for an intensive leadership program. Now in its fourth year, the program includes:

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA’s Health Policy Department. The Fellowship is based in the Families USA office in Washington, D.C. and is designed to provide the Fellow with a national perspective on health care justice work and the opportunity to learn about a range of health care justice issues.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Law School, Sciences and Math, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Service, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Virginia Commonwealth University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

The Virginia Commonwealth University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is a one-year bio-medical research training program for recent college graduates from underrepresented groups considering graduate-level training in the bio-medical sciences. The program provides scholars with a year-long, paid, mentored research experience. PREP Scholars have the opportunity to take graduate level courses and a GRE preparation course and also receive formal advice on selection of graduate programs, preparation of graduate school applications, and preparation for graduate school interviews.

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Research, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Non-US Citizens, Post-Grad, Seniors

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)

The Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is an internship program managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium. CSIIP is an online program that serves as a vehicle linking Virginia’s undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors to more than 100 companies throughout Virginia that are offering paid internship opportunities in STEM-related fields. CSIIP is funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is free to use for students, college career services, and participating companies.

Fields of Study: Sciences and Math
Opportunity Type: Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

Washington and Lee Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Digital Humanities

The W&L University library is hiring for a one-year post-baccalaureate position in Digital Humanities, starting in June 2018.

Washington Term Program

Pol 466:  The Washington Term Program aims to enlarge students’ understanding of national politics and governance. Combining the practical experience of a Washington internship with academic study, it affords deeper insight into the processes and problems of government at the national level.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Study, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Credit, Unpaid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Non-US Citizens, Seniors, Sophomores
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