• Spirit Internship and Summer Programs

     
    Oprah Magazine Interns Needed
     'O' The Oprah Magazine is looking to hire fall interns in the
    Fashion and Style Departments. Candidates must be highly organized,
    detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once.
    Prior internship experience preferred, but not required. This
    opportunity is available for college students in need of credit hours and recent
    graduates who are available to start immediately, full-time from
    10:00
    a.m.
    to 6:00 p.m., 5 days a week. Send resumes with a cover letter to:
    Cindy M. Del Rosario, Associate Editor O, The Oprah Magazine
    1700 Broadway, 38th floor NY, or call 212-903-5149.


     Career Opportunities with Verizon
    Verizon is looking for students who are 2006-2007 graduates of
    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). If you know of
    someone graduating from a HBCU this year with a degree in Engineering,
    Computer Science and Technology, Information Technology, General B business, Finance or Marketing, please have them forward their resume to:
    melissa.w.langham@verizon.com to be considered for career opportunities
    within Verizon.


    MIT Summer Residence
    The Women's Technology Program at MIT is a 4-week;summer residence
    program to introduce high school girls to electrical engineering and
    computer science. If you know a girl who is currently a high school
    junior who demonstrates math and science ability and an interest in finding
    out about EECS, please encourage her to visit our website for more
    information and for an application form (sorry, applications were due
    Feb 3, 2007, but explore possible exceptions) http://www.mit.edu Our
    classes are taught in a supportive environment by a staff of women MIT PhD
    candidates and undergraduates The full -time academic pro am includes
    hands-on experiments and team-! based projects in computer science,
    electrical engineering, and mathematics. No prior experience in
    computer programming, physics, or electrical engineering is expected, but
    applicants typically have strong academic records, especially in math and
    science.


    Free Tuition at Harvard
     Harvard is offering free tuition for students that have a family income below $40,000. If you are a mentor or have nieces and nephews who might be interested, please give them this information. If you know any one/family earning l less than $40K with a brilliant child near ready for college, please pass this along. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on
    undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free...no
    tuition and no student loans! To find out more about Harvard offering free
    tuition for families making less than $40, 000 a year visit Harvard's
    financial aid website or call the school's financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.


    Summer Camp Opportunity
     There is a need students that are currently in the 11th grade to attend a FREE engineering camp at the
    University of Houston . We need more African-American students. Please give the attached application to your student body and have them to mail it in on Monday at the address listed on the brochure. If you need further information please contact John Matthews, 713-743-4226. This is camp is coed. I am the Head Counselor. Students in this camp have been known to get summer jobs for college just for being in this camp. Help students help themselves. This camp helps students develop good study habits and learn about the various facts of engineering careers. I apologize that seems last minute, but I just returned from a conference in DC and learned that we were short of African-American students. We need at least 15 more students or we will lose funding for next year's camp. Please help us keep this camp alive.

    Students are welcome from anywhere in the
    United StatesTransportation is not provided, the camp is free. We will pick up and return out of town students to the bus station, train station or airport for free. The application will be on the website at the end of January. Deadline for submission is April 15


     http://www.egr.uh.edu/promes
     http://www.egr..uh.edu/promes/pubs/meset2006.pdf


    Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
    A 10-day all-expenses-paid summer journalism program held in August at
    Princeton University for students from under
    resourced financial backgrounds. All application materials are available at http://www.princeton.edu/~sjp All expenses, including travel costs to and from
    Princeton, will be paid for. This will be the sixth year of the program, and if this summer is
    anything like the last five, it will be a great experience. Our last five classes of journalists were taught by writers from The
    Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Miami Herald, and The New Republic; toured The New York Times and
    ABC News, met with editors and producers; attended and covered Yankees, Mets, Jets and Liberty games; and reported, wrote, edited, designed, and produced a 12-page edition of The
    Princeton Summer Journal on the program's final day. The program is also designed to give students a taste of what life is like at one of the best colleges in the country - students live on campus and eat in one of the university's cafeterias. Students meet with
    Princeton University 's president and the school's dean of admissions - people who are able to offer guidance on the difficult decisions about college that high school students face. The program is staffed by young alumni of Princeton,
    current
    Princetonstudents, and students who attended the program in past summers.
     Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
     1) You must be entering your junior or senior year of high school in fall 2007.
     2) You must have at least a 3.0 grade point average (out of 4.0).
     3) You must have demonstrated an interest in journalism.
     4) The combined income of your custodial parent(s)/guardian(s) plus child
     support payments, if any, must not exceed $45,000.
     This program is intended for students from under resourced financial backgrounds. If the combined income of your custodial
    parent(s)/guardian(s) plus child support payments, if any, exceeds $45,000 and you still wish to apply, you can attach a note explaining why you believe your family qualifies as financially under resourced. The application must be postmarked by February 15th. More information and the application materials are available online a 
    http://www.princeton.edu/~sjp.
    If you are a teacher, please distribute these materials to your students and to other teachers at your school. Please direct any inquiries to
    rinderle@princeton.edu, and include a phone
    number and an e-mail address where you can be reached.



    FDIC Internship
    The FDIC is currently filling positions for our internship program.  If you know of any qualified candidates, please forward the job information below. Further information can be found at www.fdic.gov.  Please note the January
    31st deadline for applications.  Feel free to contact me with any
    questions that you may have.
    Anthony M. Clark
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Senior Capital Markets Specialist
    (816) 234-8545



     

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