Apply for Scholarships with AfterCollege – Deadline is March 31st

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Apply for Scholarships

Scholarships offered through AfterCollege support current students who are passionate about their field of study and effectively demonstrate the value they will bring to their future career.

This quarter’s deadline to apply is
March 31st

Mutual of Omaha Sales & Marketing Scholarship

$500 – Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree and interested in a future career in sales or marketing.

https://www.aftercollege.com/company/mutual-of-omaha/114136/scholarship/84/?source=ur-sch-salesmktg3215

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

$500 – Open to currently enrolled students working toward any level degree in a field of business.

Business includes, but is not limited to: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc.

https://www.aftercollege.com/company/aftercollege-inc/10/scholarship/81/?source=ur-sch-business3215

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

$1,000 – Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline.

https://www.aftercollege.com/company/aftercollege-inc/10/scholarship/82/?source=ur-sch-succurro3215

How to Apply About AfterCollege
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MGT16 – OPEN Section in Spring 2015 Quarter!

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Deciding what class to take?  Stuck on a waitlist?

Consider MGT 16: Personal Ethics at Work on Mondays, 5:00-7:50 p.m. (1S114)

Section ID: 834026 (4 units)

This section of MGT 16 is taught by one of our newest instructors – Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant. Dr. BG (as her students call her) is a dynamic, engaging professor who is passionate about student learning and about ethics. When you take MGT 16 with Dr. BG, you will not be sitting in a dry 3 hour lecture every week! Instead, you will be actively engaged in team-based learning, developing skills in ethical decision-making, communication, interpersonal, and teamwork. You will learn how to recognize ethical issues when you’re facing them, identify moral temptations from ethical dilemmas, make ethical decisions and act ethically, even in the world of work!

Past students have said that Dr. BG is a “fantastic Professor! She is funny and very engaging!” and “shows a lot of passion for the material she teaches, which is always nice to see in a professor. She cares for her student’s learning, and does her best to help anyone who needs it.” Students also comment that the class “is the best class I have taken at UCSD hands down!” and that it is a “Fairly simple course. Study and you will do well. Very relaxed team environment. A breath of fresh air from what normal business classes are.”

So, don’t hold off taking MGT 16 in another quarter or hoping for a spot to open up in one of the other MGT 16 sections. Sign up for MGT 16 (D00) on Monday nights, 5-7:50 p.m., this Spring 2015 and experience a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity at UC San Diego.

For more information about Dr. BG and her section of MGT 16, go to https://drtbg.wordpress.com/

Summer Internship Opportunities at KEEN Footwear (June 15 – August 21)

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We just posted some awesome summer internship opportunities at KEEN Footwear, and I wanted to reach out to departments that might have students who would be interested in spending the summer at KEEN. Our internships pay $12 an hour for 40 hours a week for the 10 week program (June 15 – August 21) and we will pay for housing for interns from out of the area. Our program gives students a highly educational and fun experience in an outdoor industry company. I know some departments will send out emails about internship opportunities, and I wanted to know if you had a staff member in your department who did the same thing. Please let me know so I can pass on the information for the internship program. Thank you!

KEENtern: Definitely not your ‘go grab coffee’ internship!

As one of the fastest growing brands in the outdoor industry, we’re offering college students a unique opportunity to view KEEN from the inside out—through a 10-week summer internship at the company’s global headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

Our KEENtern program is highly educational and engaging, providing students the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge in a professional, yet fun work environment, and gain valuable hands-on work experience in 10 busy weeks.

We’re looking for students who have a strong passion for creating new opportunities, playing outside and caring for the world around them. Having a diverse background and willingness to learn in a fast-paced, innovative environment is a plus.

This program includes:

  • A cross-departmental group project with 5-10 other KEENterns.
  • An individual final project to present to your peers and senior leadership.
  • The opportunity to live in Portland, an exciting hub in the Pacific NW for all things outdoors—hiking, biking, camping, rafting, etc.
  • KEEN Mentors to provide leadership and career-building support.

Program Requirements:

  • Junior or Senior in related field
  • 2 years office experience (work study, volunteer, etc.) preferred
  • Overall GPA of at least 2.8
  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Must be able to participate from June – August

Here are the open positions for KEEN’s intern program this summer:

To look at the full descriptions of each intern position and apply for the position, please click on the specific position above.

2015 Nestle Diversity Leadership Symposium (4 Day Program) – Deadline to Apply is April 14

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2015 Nestle Diversity Leadership Symposium

Nestle USA has just opened the application for the 2015 Nestle Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS). This is a 4-day business program targeting diverse undergraduate student leaders interested in a career in business and jump starting a possible career with Nestle USA.

At the 7th annual Nestle DLS participants will:

  • Gain invaluable exposure to life and careers with the world’s largest food and beverage company
  • Network with Nestle USA executive leadership
  • Partake in a customized leadership development course
  • Utilize their leadership skills in the community through volunteerism
  • Build a network of peers from universities across the nation
  • Interview for a full-time development program or summer 2016 internship, returning to school with the chance of a job offer as well as a scholarship offer in hand

Requirements:

  • Must graduate between December 2015 and June 2017
  • Resume and experience must demonstrate leadership and a commitment to diversity & inclusion
  • Must be eligible and interested in one of our undergraduate programs in the following business functions: Finance/Accounting, Operations/Engineering, Sales, Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Must successfully complete a phone interview

A limited number of students will be selected for this unique opportunity. The program will take place August 18 – 21, 2015 at the Nestle USA headquarters in Glendale, California. See website for further criteria and program details.

Apply Today!

Financial Horizons Conference – 10th Annual: A Success!

The Financial Horizons Conference this past Saturday was a huge success, with over 390 students and alumni in attendance and 27 guest speakers from leading companies such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Accenture, Yahoo and more!

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UC Student Veterans Summer Writing Workshop (June 20-25)

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Announcing the 2015 UC Student Veteran Summer Writing Workshop
June 20-25, 2015
University of California, Santa Barbara

What: UC Student Veterans Summer Writing Workshop

Where: Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC), University of California, Santa Barbara

When: Saturday – Thursday, June 20-25, 2015

Application Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015.
Space is limited, so it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible.
Click here to apply.

Who Should Apply: Undergraduate and graduate UC student veterans interested in writing narratives about their military experiences in a workshop composed of student veterans from across the UC system. Applicants need not have any experience with creative writing.

Cost: The UC Veterans Summer Writing Workshop is FREE of charge for all participants. Travel reimbursement, lodging and meals will be provided. Click here for more details about transportation andlodging.

Program: The UC Student Veterans Summer Writing Workshop will provide UC student veterans with the opportunity to compose personal narratives about their military experiences. In an informal setting, and guided by experienced facilitators, participants will write, share and discuss their work. To become familiar with different writing techniques, participants will also read short texts by veterans. Participants will meet in small group workshops for three hours daily. Afternoons will be spent working individually on writing. The schedule includes time for fitness and recreation. Evening activities will include film screenings, authors’ readings and social events.

The five-day workshop will take place on the beautiful beachside campus of UC Santa Barbara.

Program Goals: To give veterans the tools to tell their stories in a community of peers. Participants will have the opportunity to publish their work in the UC Humanities Research Institute digital journal Instant Separation.

The UC Veterans Summer Writing Workshop is being funded through a UC President’s Public Partnerships in the Humanities grant and through support from the following UC campus offices and programs: the Townsend Center for Humanities, UC Berkeley; the Office of the Provost and Dean of Humanities, Arts & Cultural Studies, UC Davis; the Humanities Commons at UC Irvine; the Office of the Provost and Dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, UC Merced; the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, UC Riverside; the Dean of the Division of Humanities, College of Letters and Science, UC Los Angeles; Office of the Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities, UC San Diego; the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Executive Vice-Chancellor and the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, UC Santa Barbara and the Institute for Humanities Research, UC Santa Cruz.

http://www.ihc.ucsb.edu/uc-vww/

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Scholarship Opportunity for Accounting Minors – IIA Scholarship 2015!

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Announcing an exciting new scholarship opportunity for Accounting Students!

The San Diego chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) will award one University of California, San Diego Accounting Minor student with a $500 merit-based scholarship and admittance to the annual IIA scholarship awards luncheon.

The IIA is an international professional association with more than 170,000 members in over 165 countries world-wide.  The IIA supports activities advocating and promoting the value of internal audit, providing comprehensive professional education, development and certification programs to its members, and bringing information together in pursuit of best practices and knowledge sharing in the field of internal audit.  IIA also seeks to provide information and support to educate the next generation of internal audit and to promote interest in the field.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Must be a current UCSD Undergraduate Accounting Minor student
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must be a Senior graduating Spring 2015 or Summer 2015
  • Must have a current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and Accounting Minor GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Be interested in professional development in the area of Auditing

Application Process

Applications will be accepted through 4:00pm on Monday, April 6th, 2015.  Scholarship recipient will be notified by email.  Recipient will receive admittance to attend the IIA annual scholarship luncheon on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 (11:30am – 1pm).

Applicants must submit the following to Hillary Flocke in the Rady Undergraduate Advising Office (Otterson Hall, 2nd Floor, Undergraduate Programs Office) by 4:00pm on Monday, April 6th, 2015, to be considered for award:

1) Completed IIA Scholarship Application Form  (page 2)

2) Copy of up-to-date resume

3) Copy of up-to-date Degree Audit

4) Cover letter following guidelines described in the IIA Scholarship Application Form

Questions?  Contact undergrad@rady.ucsd.edu

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