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Young Entepreneur Council

December 13, 2010

Considering alternatives to the conventional workforce?  Check out the Young Entrepreneur Council, an organization with mission to “teach young people how to build successful businesses.” A founder is Scott Gerber, author of “Never Get a Real Job.”

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“No Jobs? Young Graduates Make Their Own” — NY Times

December 13, 2010

Sunday NY Times (12/12/2010) has an interesting story about recent college grads finding a different way to succeed in the job market, as small entrepreneurs.

JUMO.COM, a major NGO info site, launches

December 3, 2010

JUMO.COM, a major new website, could be an important source of informa t ion for people seeking jobs in t he NGO world.  Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has launched the site, which is not a jobs site, but rather is intended as a hub to catalyze social activism with a wealth of information on a variety of causes.  Its slogan:  “We connect individuals and organizations working to change the world.”



Summer internships at USAID

November 30, 2010

The application for paid summer internships at the United States Agency for International Development is now open. The information in this post was taken from the USAID student employment website.

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A day in the life of three federal employees

November 29, 2010

If you’ve given some thought to working for the federal government but can’t imagine what it would be like on a day-to-day basis, a new video series might help to take away some of the mystery. The Partnership for Public Service’s “A Day in the Life” videos highlight the work of three young, dynamic feds:

After watching these videos, spend some time on the Making the Difference site for more information about how to find and apply for jobs in federal agencies.

Kogod Case Competition for all AU students

November 24, 2010

Annual Kogod Case Competition
The Kogod Case Competition is an excellent opportunity for AU students to sharpen their communication and leadership skills, case analysis abilities, presentation style, and problem-solving techniques. Competitors gain professional skills, network with business executives, and have fun. The 2011 event takes place on Saturday, February 12. You can read more at kogod.american.edu/case. Registration is limited and is already 33% full! Contact kogodcasecomp@american.edu or 202-885-1982 with any questions.

Middlebury summer language study fellowships

November 24, 2010

Middlebury Language Schools Announce Fellowship Opportunity for Summer 2011

Full Scholarships Available for Intensive Language Study at the Middlebury Summer Language Schools We are pleased to announce the continuation of the Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace for the fifth year in a row. The fellowship will cover the full cost of one summer of language study-­from the beginner to the graduate level­-in Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian.

For more information, please visit http://go.middlebury.edu/ls/kwd.

Need-based Financial Aid Available to All Students – 42% of summer 2010 Language Schools students received a financial aid award, and the average award granted was $5,454. To learn more about financial aid, visit http://go.middlebury.edu/ls/finaid.

For complete information on all Language Schools programs and to apply online – Visit http://go.middlebury.edu/ls.

Middlebury College Language Schools
Middlebury College
Sunderland Language Center
356 College Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
802.443.5510
languages@middlebury.edu

Kathryn Davis Fellowship Committee
Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury Language Schools
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802)-443-5510
Email: kdfellowships@middlebury.edu
Visit the website at
http://go.middlebury.edu/ls/kwd

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