The University Of Texas School Of Law’s Civil Rights Clinic and the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) are seeking an upper-class undergraduate intern to assist with data entry and analysis and other factual investigation relating to the rights of prisoners in Texas. The intern will work approximately 10-15 hours per week during the Spring 2014 semester, along with a team of UT Law students and attorneys with the Clinic and TCRP.
If you are interested in this internship, please email a short cover letter describing your background and interests, your resume, and your UT transcript, to Lourdes Diaz, Clinic Administrator, UT Civil Rights Clinic, at LDiaz@law.utexas.edu.
Applications are due by February 28, 2014.
Tagged: Ethics & Leadership, Human Rights & Social Justice
Due March 9, 2014
The UT Austin Green Fee Committee will accept project and research proposals between January 6 and March 9, 2014.
- 2014 Project Grant Instruction Booklet [pdf]
All students, staff, and faculty may submit ideas for projects using this application. The information booklet will guide you in writing, assembling, and submitting your application materials.
- 2014 Research Grant Instruction Booklet [pdf]
Current students are eligible to request Green Fee matching fundsfor their sustainability-related research. All guidelines for eligibility, and assembling and submitting the application are in this booklet.
- 2014 Budget Sheet [MS Excel; .xlsx]
Required for all Green Fee projects.
All current students, faculty, and staff are eligible to submit ideas. Attending a workshop is strongly recommended.
Workshop dates and times:
Sunday, February 9th, 2-3 PM, SAC 1.118
Friday, February 14th (*NEW), 12-1 PM, SAC 1.118
Sunday, February 16th, 2-3 PM, SAC 3.106
Thursday, February 20th, 12:30-2 PM, SAC 3.112
Check out the Green Fee website to find out more about the history of the program, grant proposal reviews, and to read about previous proposals. http://www.utexas.edu/sustainability/greenfee.php
Digital Arts & Media Internship Opportunity at Texas After Violence Project
Austin-based nonprofit Texas After Violence Project (TAVP) is seeking 1 – 2 interns to help conceptualize and complete digital arts & media projects. These are unpaid internships; you may receive credit or apply this internship toward your “Connecting Experience” requirement as your faculty and staff advisers permit.
Founded in 2007, TAVP explores the death penalty in Texas through oral history. We have conducted over 100 video-recorded oral history interviews, 65 of which are now public. We archive the interviews on our website (www.texasafterviolence.org) and at the Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI), a digital archive housed at the University of Texas Libraries (http://av.lib.utexas.edu/index.php?title=Category:Texas_After_Violence_Project).
We currently have two digital arts & media projects in development—a digital timeline and a digital map—and seek interns who have the skills, preparation and commitment to make substantial contributions to their completion. In brief, we hope to build a:
1.) Digital timeline. We envision a web-based interactive digital timeline of the modern death penalty in Texas with special reference to Supreme Court cases that integrates clips of our video oral histories with supplementary materials (archival documents, graphics, photographs) to highlight historical context.
2.) Digital map. We envision a web-based interactive digital map of the modern death penalty in Texas. The project would map our oral histories on geographic space, and use graphics, photographs, and other supplementary materials to highlight significant places.
3.) We imagine developing an interactive educational game, but this is in the very early stages of development.
The selected intern will only work on one project at a time, and at this time, the digital timeline is prioritized. Interns will do vital work to advance the mission of the Texas After Violence Project by creating a piece that helps disseminate our oral histories among the general public in creative and accessible ways. Further, we are interested in the potential of using these pieces for curriculum and educational outreach.
Preferred qualifications: We seek interns who are familiar with web development and interactive media and have portfolios available. An ideal candidate will know how to work with various file formats (video, audio and stills). The video oral histories are in our possession, as are some archival documents. Ideal candidates can help us prepare these documents for use in the piece (digitizing, etc. when necessary), and help us create new artifacts when possible (for example, taking new photographs or editing photos for use in piece; creating a graphic, or researching and accessing a new document).
These projects may be appropriate for a “Connecting Experience” project, but this connection is not required. We welcome an immediate start, but imagine the work—and the internship—continuing into Summer 2014. Hours and work location can be negotiated.
Application process: To apply, you may send an email of interest with a short paragraph describing your suitability for this project, with a link to a sample(s) of your work to Rebecca at email@example.com
Tagged: Digital Arts & Media
Project Vote Smart, a national non-profit and non-partisan political research and voter education organization, is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2014 legislative research internship program located in Austin, Texas. The organization, founded by a politically diverse group of leaders including former presidents Carter and Ford, provides information to the public regarding all aspects of political candidates and elected government officials. By making this information freely available, Project Vote Smart aims to better prepare citizens to defend themselves from the political hype and misrepresentations that are characteristic of modern-day political campaigns.
Interns in our Austin office, located at the University of Texas at Austin’s Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life within the Moody College of Communications, will work primarily on our legislative research program, covering legislation and key votes from all fifty states and Congress. Daily tasks may include tracking local media sources and reports, compiling legislative voting records, summarizing and translating significant pieces of legislation into language the average voter can understand, and other duties as needed. Additionally, interns may be asked to help with our latest efforts to create meaningful relationships between our many disparate pieces of data. This effort will include categorizing our historical data as well as helping to find relationships and implementing new data visualizations. All interns perform substantive and meaningful work, and will never be asked to answer phones or make coffee.
Interns gain familiarity reading and interpreting actual legislation, and acquire valuable experience for those considering law school or working in any policy-related field. Through their daily work, interns in our legislative research department are exposed to the important issues facing their state and the country, as well as the solutions being proposed by policymakers. We are more than happy to work with students’ university departments in order to help them receive academic credit for their internship experience when possible.
• Excellent written communication skills
• Strong desire to learn more about politics, policy, and the legislative process
• Enthusiasm for Project Vote Smart’s mission
• Ability to remain nonpartisan
• Ability to commit to at least 14 hours per week
• Research experience
• Prior knowledge of the legislative process
Applications will be accepted from all students regardless of academic major or educational institution.
Timeline and Deadline
Start date: 06/02/2014
End date: 08/08/2014
Applications will be accepted until 5 pm on May 2nd. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to the Internship Coordinator at ProjectVoteSmart@austin.utexas.edu.
Tagged: Ethics & Leadership, Human Rights & Social Justice, Public Policy, Social Inequality Health & Policy
Thinkery is looking for summer interns in the following positions:
- Camp Internship
- Development Internship
- Early Learners Internship
- Education Internship
- Graphic Design Internship
- Parties Internship
- School Program Internship
- Social Media Internship
- Tech Education Internship
- Teen Program Internship
- Volunteer Engagement Internship
If you are interested in an internship with Thinkery and want to find out more about each of these positions, visit their website here: http://thinkeryaustin.org/about/careers/.
Application deadlines are:
- March 15th for the summer term
- June 15th for the fall term
For questions about our internship program, please contact Dana Mahoney at 512.469.6211.
Tagged: Children & Society, Digital Arts & Media, Social Entrepreneurship & Non-Profits
This is a paid internship opportunity which involves travel to 64 sites across the state of Texas to assist with field sampling.
SALARY: $1,260/month (full-time)
Applicants should be pursuing or possess a Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, fisheries ecology, biology, environmental science or closely related field.
Sponsored by the Environmental Institute of Houston at the University of Houston-Clear Lake
For more detailed information please visit http://www.eih.uhcl.edu and read the job ad: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/portal/page/portal/EIH/opportunities/Stream-Field-UHCL-EIH-Summer-14.pdf
Application Deadline is April 1, 2014
Contact Jenny Oakley with any questions.
NASA is still actively recruiting interns for its paid summerinternship program! Internships are available in a wide variety ofdisciplines including engineering, physics, astronomy, life and earthsciences, and even some business and finance.
The deadline is March 1st. To apply, visit http://intern.nasa.gov tocomplete your base application and apply for up to 15 specific internship opportunities.
You may be interested in the attached flyer and the information belowwhich highlights internships available at two of NASA’s largest recentcenters — Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, and the JetPropulsion Laboratory in California. Hundreds of internshipopportunities are available!
Tagged: Ethics & Leadership, Innovation Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Internship Dates are: June 2nd to August 15th, 2014.
BE SURE TO provide a link to your portfolio for consideration.
We are looking for bright and creative Artist interns to work in the Game Development group of Multimedia Games. The position will offer the right candidate invaluable art, production and design experience at a well-established slot machine gaming company. We would prefer a full-time intern, as we have a small staff and therefore rely on our interns to perform a variety of tasks relating to creative development. Art interns will spend a couple weeks learning MGAM’s game development process by shadowing art directors and artists. Interns will attend design and milestone meetings and be given tutorials to build illustration, animation, and production skills.
- Candidate must demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
- Traditional art training in realistic illustration style, cartooning, background art, and typography is preferred.
- Experience with GUI design
- Adobe After Effects, Flash, Anime Studio, Particle Illusion and 3D skills a plus.
- We work on PCs.
- Requires experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects
- Knowledge of game animation. Ability to create realistic digital animations and illustrations. Skill, knowledge and understanding of multimedia design, production and implementation.
- Skills in the utilization of specified computerized graphic design programs.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to take direction, work within deadlines, switch priorities on a dime, and have an eye for details.
- Ability to learn new technologies.
- Ability to work collaboratively with artists and programmers.
Visit http://www.multimediagames.com/open-positions (Search for “Artist – SUMMER 2014 INTERN”) for more information and to apply.
Tagged: Digital Arts & Media
The Undergraduate Awards recognize the world’s top undergraduate research projects from a variety of academic disciplines spanning the humanities, sciences, and visual arts. Open to final and penultimate year undergraduates, students are invited to submit research essays or special projects completed as part of their coursework that present fresh ideas and new arguments. Assessed by an international panel of academics, winning students will have their work published in the Undergraduate Awards Journal and be invited to attend the UA Summit—a 3 day conference in Dublin, Ireland.
Eligible papers must meet the following criteria:
- Received a grade of A
- Between 1750 – 5000 words (up to 20,000 for Math & Physical Sciences)
- Accompanied by a 300 word abstract
- Submitted by students in their penultimate or final year
Students looking for more information should visit www.utexas.edu/ugs/uhc/awards/undergraduate.
Deadline for submissions is June 2, 2014, but students are encouraged to register early.
If you have any questions, please contact The University Honors Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tagged: Children & Society, Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies, Cultural Studies, Digital Arts & Media, Environment, Ethics & Leadership, Global Studies, Human Rights & Social Justice, Innovation Creativity & Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship & Non-Profits, Social Inequality Health & Policy
Austin Resource Recovery is hiring a research analyst intern. Work for a fun and dynamic City department helping us promote Zero Waste and recycling. Gain real‐world experience supporting a team working on policy and ordinance development projects.
-Experience working productively in a collaborative, team‐oriented environment
-Good analytical and strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and ability to relate to a variety of
-Ability to analyze and communicate information in numerical and narrative form
-Coordinate meetings with targeted audiences, such as committees, consultants, citizen’s groups, etc.
-Research best practices and ordinances from around the country (zero waste topics)
-Edit technical reports to provide a summary of findings
-Edit presentations and design ancillary graphics to enhance reporting
-Meet with members of the public, consultants, business owners and other city officials to respond to
questions that are relevant to Zero Waste
-Excellent written and oral communication skills, time management skills, and ability to meet deadlines
-Intermediate word processes, spreadsheet, and presentation software experience (MS Office preferred).
-Skill in planning and organizing
-Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures
-Ability to explain and enforce City policies
-Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public
-Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Environmental
Science, Planning, Public Policy, Public Administration, Social Science or related field.
This position is posted for $12/hour to be filled as soon as possible and continue through early
September 2014 for 40 hours per week. End date and hours per week is flexible. Office is located at 1520
Rutherford Lane, Austin, TX 78754.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to Gena McKinley at email@example.com by February 7th at 5pm.
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