November 1, 2014

Teaching Positions at Lander College for Men (in Queens!)

Touro College’s Lander College for Men will likely have one or more openings in the Spring 2015 semester for our core Composition I and Composition II courses. We seek instructors with an M.A. in English Literature, Creative Writing, or a related field, and experience teaching writing at the college level.

Openings will likely be in the Evening Program, meeting Monday and Wednesday evenings. Classes run January 21 through June 3. Another late-spring session will run from April 15 through June 3 on a condensed, intensive schedule.

LCM is an orthodox Jewish institution located in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. For more information, and an academic calendar, seehttp://lcm.touro.edu/ .
Please direct inquiries to:
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Matthew Zarnowiecki, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Languages and Literature
Lander College for Women and Lander College for Men
212-287-3516 | 718-820-4866

Diversity Fellowship at Trinity College in Hartford

Ann Plato Pre/Post-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship at Trinity College

Trinity College invites applications for a one-year pre- or post-doctoral fellowship to promote diversity at our nationally recognized liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut. Ann Plato Fellows will join the faculty in one of our 30 academic departments or interdisciplinary programs, interact regularly with colleagues and students on campus, and work on their own research. Pre-doctoral fellows will teach one course during the year; post-doctoral fellows will teach two courses.

Date of fellowship:  September 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016.

Stipend: Between $50,000 (pre-doctoral) to $55,000 (post-doctoral), plus health benefits, office space, computer, conference travel expenses, and assistance in finding housing near campus.

For eligibility guidelines and to apply on-line, visit our website:http://www.trincoll.edu/Academics/dean/positions/pages/Ann.aspx

Review of applications begins November 15th, and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions, contact the Special Assistant to the Dean of Faculty via email at Sylvia.DeMore@trincoll.edu<mailto:Sylvia.DeMore@trincoll.edu> or phone (860-297-2152).

Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and supporting a faculty of women and men who fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the United States.  We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

SAT Prep for Bosniak Youth New York

The non-profit youth organization Bosniak Youth of New York (or BYNY for short) is looking for English graduate students teach a series of SAT Prep courses on the weekends.  Students will be paid for their services.

BYNY provides services to the youth of the Bosniak-American community, as well as to the larger community of New York.  For more information, please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/BosniakYouth.

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Random House Special Markets, Retail Sales is seeking an intern!

Penguin Random House LLC., the world’s largest trade publisher, is seeking an intern to help support the day to day functions of the Specialty Retail group within the Special Market Sales department. The intern will support six sales representatives with daily selling responsibilities and special projects.  This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in the book publishing industry by speaking directly to buyers in the marketplace, and learning about book sales.

  • Internship is unpaid and must be for College Credit
  • Fall Season (October –December 15th) / Spring ’14 Season  (January 5th – April 15th)
  • 3+ days per week

Daily Tasks:

  • Developing sales materials and presentations for the category specific accounts within:
    • Gourmet/Gift, Health/New Age/Fitness, Gardening, Museums, Outdoor, Sports, Language & Travel, Business, Education, Pets, Religion, Craft
  • Researching new business leads on the internet, contacting buyers & store managers
  • Editing account databases
  • Making phone calls to accounts and updating contact information
  • Attending & assisting in preparation for account calls and trade shows
  • Writing pitch letters and creating sell sheets for upcoming titles
  • Organizing and sending out mailings
  • Attending internal sales meetings and potentially attending local sales calls

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus (but not necessary)
  • Detail oriented and a quick learner
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Friendly and outgoing personality

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you’re interested in publishing to Lauren Helman at lhelman@randomhouse.com.

English Tutors

My name is Ashanti Thompson and I am a Life Coach for the Teen Center at Staten Island Mental Health Society. We are looking for an English graduate student who can tutor teens and young adults in English and Writing. It is a part time position consisting of four hours a week and they will be compensated with $20/hr. If you would be so kind as to refer some especially engaging students, it would be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, or need further clarity, please feel free to contact me.

Respectfully,

Ashanti Thompson, BA Life Coach

718-720-6727 X 162

athompson@simhs.org

 

 

 

SJU Fulbrighters

SJU FulbrightersGraduating seniors and graduate students interested in global travel and scholarship should consider the Fulbright program. More information can be found in this memo: Fulbright_SJU_color

Internship: Teachers & Writers Collaborative

TEACHERS & WRITERS COLLABORATIVE INTERNSHIPS

FALL 2013–SPRING 2014

Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W) is accepting applications from candidates for three unpaid internships during the 2013–2014 school year.

 

T&W seeks to educate the imagination by offering innovative creative writing programs for students and teachers, and by providing a variety of publications and resources to support learning through the literary arts. Since 1967, T&W has worked with more than 770,000 students and more than 60,000 teachers in New York City and surrounding areas; published Teachers & Writers Magazine, a quarterly publication that has received 10 Awards for Excellence from the Association of Educational Publishers; and published more than 80 books about the teaching of creative writing.

 

Interns work at T&W during regular business hours (9 to 5, Monday through Friday) and are asked to establish a regular work schedule based on the requirements outlined below. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to commit a minimum of 12 hours per week to T&W.

 

Individuals interested in interning with T&W should send a cover letter and résumé to:

volunteer@twc.org or to T&W Internships, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 520 8th Ave Ste 2020, New York NY 10018 by Monday, September 16. Applications will not be accepted via fax. Applicants should indicate which of the internship positions described below is of greatest interest, if they are available for the full academic year or for only one semester, and approximately how many hours per week they would be able to work at T&W.

 

INTERN POSITIONS

 

Poetry Out Loud

The Poetry Out Loud intern will assist with all aspects of managing New York State’s Poetry Out Loud program, a poetry memorization and recitation competition for high school students. Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • Maintaining database of principals, teachers, students, contacts at host sites, competition judges, and other participants in Poetry Out Loud
  • Assisting in developing program fliers, marketing materials, and press releases
  • Coordinating program mailings to participating schools
  • Assisting in developing and posting information about Poetry Out Loud on T&W website and social media platforms
  • Compiling data on program participation at district, regional, and state levels
  • Participating in drafting final report on 2013–2014 program for New York State Council on the Arts
  • Assisting with researching potential future program funders and developing funding proposals
  • Participating in Poetry Out Loud meetings, including program development sessions focused on generating ideas for future program growth
  • Assisting with general office tasks (e.g., answering phones, greeting visitors) as requested

 

Teachers & Writers Magazine

The Teachers & Writers Magazine intern will support all aspects of work on this quarterly publication and participate in planning for transitioning the magazine to digital formats. Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • Helping to generate and research story ideas, proofreading copy, fact checking, and identifying images for use in the publication
  • Reviewing and responding to unsolicited submissions to the magazine
  • Writing content for the magazine and generating magazine-related content for the T&W website and social media platforms
  • Taking photos at T&W writing programs in schools and other community sites
  • Researching options for digital magazine formats and related print publications (e.g., a possible annual “best of’ collection of content from the magazine)
  • Participating in meetings of T&W’s digital magazine working group
  • Assisting with researching potential funders for the transition to digital formats and developing funding proposals
  • Participating in discussions regarding the future of T&W’s annual Bechtel Prize program, including researching other writing competitions
  • Assisting with general office tasks (e.g., answering phones, greeting visitors) as requested

 

Workshops

The workshops intern will support T&W’s creative writing programs in schools and other community sites. Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • Maintaining database of key T&W contacts at New York City schools and community organizations
  • Participating in outreach to schools and community organizations to market T&W’s creative writing programs
  • Proofreading anthologies of work written by students in T&W’s creative writing programs
  • Visiting classes led by T&W teaching artists to gather information for print and digital publications and for funding proposals
  • Helping with planning for and participating in teaching artist meetings/professional development sessions

 

 

  • Participating in planning meetings and events related to special projects, including T&W creative writing programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Assisting with general office tasks (e.g., answering phones, greeting visitors) as requested

 

Internships available: Brooklyn Borough President’s Office

Several internships are available at the Brooklyn Borough’s President’s Office, including:

  • Planning and Policy internship
  • Community Service Center internship
  • Topographical Bureau internship
  • Capital Budget and Economic Development internship
  • Communications internship

If you are interested in any of these internships, please send a resume and schedule of availability to Marie Ann Meyr-Carolan, the intern/volunteer coordinator for the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office.

Please see the attached flyers for more information about each internship.

Policy and Planning

Community Service Center

Topographical Bureau

Capital Budget and Economic Development

Communications

Communications Internship: Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Catholic Charities in Brooklyn and Queens is looking for a Communications intern. Below is the information, taken directly from their flyer:

CATHOLIC CHARITIES BROOKLYN AND QUEENS

COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP SPECIFICATIONS

 

TITLE: Communications Intern      

LOCATION: 191 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

TYPE: Unpaid, for-credit internship

 

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNSHIP

The Communications Intern supports the activities of the Development and Communications Department at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  The intern’s skills will be used to assist with day-to-day activities in the Department of Development and Communications, focusing directly on creative services, communications and fundraising.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Communications Intern will:

  • Assist in updating CCBQ social media profiles.
  • Conduct research and interviews for agency publications and other agency materials.
  • Assist in special events and other departmental tasks as needed.
  • Write content for website, newsletters and other publications as needed.

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION

High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s level degree either already obtained or in-progress.

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES BROOKLYN AND QUEENS

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens for over 110 years, and currently offers nearly 180 programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, the developmentally disabled, and the mentally ill. One of the largest providers of affordable housing in New York City, Catholic Charities provides 3,500 units of housing for low-income seniors, families, and the formerly homeless, and 750 units of special needs housing, throughout Brooklyn and Queens. Visit www.ccbq.org.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

To apply for an internship, please send your resume and contact information to:

Maria Parker, Associate Director of Marketing

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

191 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

mparker@ccbq.org

Aristotle Peer Tutors is hiring

Aristotle Peers is hiring talented college students!

Job Benefits

•       Tutors can select their own pay rate between $18-30/hr!

•       Helps to build your resume

•       Augment your own academic skills

Job Responsibilities:

•       Tutor students in the academic subjects you choose

•       Work on a consistent weekly schedule based on your availability and student need

•       Serve as a positive role model for students with whom you tutor

Qualifications:

•       A- cumulative unweighted GPA

•       Excellent communication skills

•       Comfortable speaking and working with adults

•       Access to transportation

•       Available 3 hours per week, plus limited travel time

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