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March 30, 2015

Fight Poverty and Gain Professional Experience with the North Mississippi VISTA Project

The North Mississippi VISTA project, housed at the University of Mississippi, is looking for dynamic individuals to serve as VISTAs (Volunteers in Service of America).  For more information and to apply, visit http://vista.olemiss.edu/apply/ and contact Susan Nicholas at nicholas@olemiss.edu or (662) 915‐1905.  The deadline has been extended, so contact Ms. Nicholas right away if you are interested in the program!

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March 30, 2015

Croft Alumnus Invites Students and Recent Graduates to Apply for Jobs with Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General

Croft graduate Michael Patronik (B.A. 2006) recently sent us and invitation for students and recent graduates to use the Pathways Program to apply for a job with the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General.

The Pathways Program (https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads) is a way into federal employment aimed at current students and recent grads. My agency – Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General – will be opening up a large number of auditor jobs starting April 15. The auditor jobs are open to any major, but require 24 hours of accounting credits.

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March 3, 2015

Research Specialist with the Empirical Study of Conflict (ESOC) Project

Dr. Yael Zeira forwarded us this job posting from Princeton University.  The Empirical Study of Conflict (ESOC) Project seeks a Research Specialist to provide qualitative research as well as geo-spatial and statistical analysis for a multi-university team of researchers. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Specialist will provide measurement and modeling of micro-level conflict data and information to examine politically motivated violence worldwide (including Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Pakistan, and the Philippines). The position requires a B.A. or more advanced degree, preferably in social science. This is a one-year term position. Anticipated start date is June 1, 2015. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Earlier start dates are possible if desired.

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Internship Opportunities
March 30, 2015

Summer Research Program in Civil Conflict Management and Geographic Information Systems at the University of North Texas

The Department of Political Science at the University of North Texas has initiated a unique program to provide undergraduate students recruited from across the country the opportunity to engage in graduate-level research in conflict management and peace science in a senior faculty-mentored, in-residence, eight-week, Summer Research Experience (SRE) that integrates training in civil conflict management with training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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March 29, 2015

Internship Opportunities with the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy invites students who are interested in gaining practical experience working for a non-governmental organization in the field of cultural diplomacy to apply for its summer 2015 internship program.  The internships take place in Berlin, and the primary language is English.  German and/or Spanish skills are considered an advantage, and other language skills are an asset.  For more information visit the internship program's webpage or e-mail internship@culturaldiplomacy.org

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March 16, 2015

Global China Connections Taking Applications for Executive Board

With the impending graduation of Croft students Hattie Fisher, Bruce Burley, and Taylor Malcolm from the executive board of the University of Mississippi Global China Connections, the organization is looking for applicants to replace them.  William Foley, the co-founder and incoming president of the GCC, asked us to post their recruitment flyer.

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