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PublicChristian Office of Personnel Management - Hiring Reform The Student Educational Employment Program provides Federal employment opportunities to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school. The Student Educational Employment Program established December 16, 1994, is a streamlined program which replaces the old Federal Student Employment Program by consolidating four programs: Cooperative Education ProgramFederal Junior Fellowship ProgramStay-In-School ProgramHarry S. This new, streamlined program is comprised of two components: the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP), and the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP). The Student Educational Employment Program benefits both agencies and students. We encourage agencies to utilize the Student Educational Employment Program authority for several reasons.

Today's Ideas & Actions For People of Color, Inc. | Empowering people of color to enter law school and become attorneys. Anti-Apartheid Activist Helen Suzman Dies Former South African politician and anti-apartheid crusader Helen Suzman, a white woman who was once the only member of parliament to openly oppose the system of racial separation in South Africa, died Thursday at her home in Johannesburg. She was 91. BBC: Archbishop Desmond Tutu said his country owed her an enormous debt in the struggle against apartheid. “She really was indomitable,” he said. If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Fellowships While the term "fellowship" is used by a variety of different programs, generally fellowships: are short-term opportunities lasting from a few months to several years focus on the professional development of the fellow are sponsored by a specific association or organization seeking to expand leadership in their field Fellowship programs can be designed to support a range of activities including: graduate study in a specific field research to advance work on a particular issue developing a new community-based organization or initiative training and reflection to support the fellow's growth opportunities to further explore a particular field of work Fellowships have traditionally been awarded to graduate and post-graduate students, but there are an increasing number of fellowships available to recent college graduates in public policy, the arts, education, and other nonprofit fields. Experiential Learning Training and Professional Development Compensation

Carnegie Fellowship The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. As one of the world's leading think tanks specializing in international affairs, the Endowment conducts programs of research, discussion, publication, and education. The Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment is designed to provide a substantive work experience for students who have a serious career interest in the area of international affairs. Approximately 8-10 students will be hired to work at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC on a full-time basis for a period of one year. Assignments Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Qualifications Duration A. B. C. D. E.

Capital Fellows Programs - Center for California Studies at Sacramento State - Leadership begins here. The 2014-15 Capital Fellows application is closed. The Center administers four fellowship programs. For a description of each program and application materials, please click on the links below: These programs, known collectively as the Capital Fellows Programs, are nationally recognized. The 18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. Fellows in each program work for 10 - 11 months, receive health benefits and a monthly stipend of $1972 and are employees of Sacramento State. The selection process for the fellows programs starts in the late fall when the application period opens. After the Fellowship View some of the notable former Fellows. Capital Fellows Programs Video 1: click here Video 2: click here

Human Rights Center News and Events Shane Bauer on captivity in Iran and investigating the U.S. prison system Meet investigative journalist Shane Bauer, who was one of three American hikers held captive in Iran for 26 months. New opportunities to work with our Sexual Violence Program The HRC is also seeking an exceptional UC Berkeley student as a Human Rights Center Program Fellow for 10 weeks of paid research support beginning in May 2014. Opening Tuesday! Provocative work from fourteen student artists will be showcased at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) in Envisioning Human Rights: The Next Generation, opening on April 23, 2014. The show, which explores violence, exploitation, and resilience through paintings, photographs, and prints, celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of Law.