Teaching Assistant Program in Austria
Croft graduate Kathy Trabue (B.A. 2013) passed along this information about a teaching assistant program in Austria. For more information or to apply, visit http://www.usta-austria.at. The deadline for the 2015-2016 program year is January 15, 2015.
Research Fellow, Stanford Law School
Stanford Law School in California is looking for graduating seniors or recent graduates with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences or mathematics and exceptional writing and quantitative research skills to work as Research Fellows for Professors John J. Donohue, Daniel Ho, Daniel Kessler, and Alison Morantz. These positions offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and past fellows have gone on to Ph.D. programs and law school at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and MIT. The fellowship begins in the spring or summer of 2015 and lasts for one year, with an option to renew.
Language Opportunities at Leidos
Leidos, a national security, health and engineering company that started with the proud traditions of SAIC, is currently looking for individuals with experience in linguistics, language analysis, and translation.
U.M. New York and Washington Internship Experience
The University of Mississippi has two programs designed to support students pursuing internships, one in Washington, D.C. and the other in New York, N.Y. The programs provide guidance in finding an internship, housing, the opportunity to earn academic credit, and the benefits of being enrolled as a U.M. student - including access to financial aid - while interning. For more information, visit the programs' websites:
Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace Scholarships at Middlebury Language Schools
The Middlebury Language Schools is now accepting applications for the Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace scholarships. Every summer since 2007, Fellows for Peace has brought 100 aspiring and experienced peacemakers to the Middlebury Language Schools to help develop their linguistic and cultural fluency. The Davis scholarships are merit-based and intended for exceptionally qualified individuals with demonstrated interest or experience in international, global, or area studies; international politics and economics; peace and security studies; or conflict resolution.
Humanity in Action Fellowship
For the past 16 years, the Humanity in Action Fellowship has brought together international groups of students and young professionals to study human and minority rights in Europe. Beginning with the Second World War and the Holocaust, the Fellowship explores the histories and contemporary issues of diversity and minority rights in Europe. Key areas of inquiry include national identity, immigration, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism, political extremism and discrimination of Roma – all seen through the specific lens of the five countries in which the Fellowship takes place.
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
Croft juniors, seniors and alumni interested in a career with the Foreign Service should consider a Thomas R. Pickering fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship provides funding to students interested in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. While this is an extremely competitive fellowship, all eligible Croft students (U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.2 or above) are encouraged to apply, especially women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need.