Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Govenment

Part-Time ECE/Kindergarten Position

CPC Weekday Nursery School and Kindergarten is a nonprofit in Summit NJ. It is in the process of preparing to reopen in September and has part time teaching positions that might work well for someone pursuing their  teaching degree, or post graduate degree especially in early education.

If interested, contact Peggy Flintosh, Director, at wnskdesk@gmail.com

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Full-time Job for Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison!

The Morgridge Center for Public Service is hiring a Voter Engagement & Civic Learning Coordinator. This role will work with the Morgridge Center, UW-Madison and community partners on nonpartisan democratic engagement and civic learning work, which has a goal of increasing and sustaining student participation in the democratic process and supporting the institution in closing the racial gap in voting rates, through voter mobilization and civic education. A primary focus of this role will be to support the BadgersVote Coalition and the BadgersVote Student Coalition.  The closing date is August 21, 2020.

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ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL
Development Intern (Virtual) 

ABOUT ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL:
The mission of Achilles International is to empower people with all types of disabilities to
participate in mainstream athletic events in order to promote personal achievement.
Specialized programs include the Achilles Freedom Team which serves wounded, ill and injured
military personnel and veterans; Achilles Kids which provides training, race opportunities, and
an in-school program for children with disabilities; the Achilles Para-triathlon Team which
expands our running program into biking and swimming; Achilles Chapter workouts, plus our
signature race Hope & Possibility® which takes place in several cities worldwide.

THE ROLE:
Achilles International is currently seeking an Intern to join our team for Fall 2020. He/She will
support our fundraising strategy. The Development Intern, reporting to the Director of
Development, will be responsible for researching foundation and corporate funding sources.
They will help prepare, edit, and record grant applications and supporting materials. They will
also assist in planning fundraising events and manage filing and database entry. The ideal
applicant will possess a keen interest in the non-profit sector and in issues around inclusion and
accessibility. We are searching for a college undergraduate who is available to work remotely
for 6-10 hours a week during the Fall term.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Researching peer organizations’ funding
Researching corporations and foundations to identify giving interests
Drafting grant applications and compiling attachments
Updating the grant calendar to reflect new applications
Adding contacts to Achilles International’s donor database, NetSuite
Maintaining digital files
Organizing recording of outreach to, and communication with, current and potential donors

QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
Experienced with online research
Experienced with Microsoft Word and Excel
Previous knowledge of NetSuite and/or Salesforce a plus
Energetic and personable
Self-starter who is able to think quickly and work well with a team
Enthusiasm for the mission of Achilles International.

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Ryan Quick at rquick@achillesinternational.org.

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Looking for More?

Students from all majors looking for work should consider Jobs in the NJ State Government. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  Check out the link for more information including a recorded meeting at Drew with an Civil Service HR rep!

Virtual Volunteering Opportunities / Possible Jobs and Internships: To encourage all of us to keep giving back, the Center for Civic Engagement has created a list of Virtual Volunteering Opportunities.   If you are looking for an internship or even a job, and one of these organizations interests you: Contact them to inquire!

Rutgers Libraries maintains an extensive list of links and resources for summer jobs and internships, and jobs in the government and non-profit sectors.

Interested in learning about careers in the Federal Government?  The Federal Government offers unique hiring paths to help hire individuals that represent our diverse society. Did you know that only about 15% of federal jobs are in the Washington, D.C. metro area while approximately 83% are found in multiple locations throughout the country and the remaining 2% are outside the United States? The federal application process is very structured—the hiring agency must follow a specific review process and vetting system. This process helps agencies hire the best qualified people, while being fair to all applicants.  To learn more about each hiring path, the application process, and your eligibility, here’s a great resource USA JOBS.  USAJOBS is offering several great webinars on Interviewing, Writing Your Federal Resume, and Navigating USAJOBS – Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs. Check out all the events open to students on  usajobs.gov/Notification/E…

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Please understand that due to the fluidity of the current situation, you may discover some positions are not available.

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro