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2012 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

Sponsored by the Fund for American Studies with courses accredited by Georgetown University, the 2012 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service is a summer academic internship program held in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector.

The Institute combines substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week (for 8 weeks) with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University.

The internship will last from June 10 to August 24th, 2012. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until March 7th, 2012. Apply early! If you apply before December 2nd, 2011, you’ll receive a 5% discount!

Talk to Joyce Montgomery (jmont@okstate.edu) if you’re interested! Then apply online here: http://dcinternships.org/ipvs/about/index.asp

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Internship available at Georgetown University

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by nonprofit professionals.

This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with opportunities to gain the edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, experience the excitement of Washington first-hand, and dive into a summer of service in the Nation’s Capital.

  • Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations
  • Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits from Georgetown University
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking – Interaction with seasoned nonprofit professionals and other student leaders from around of the world
  • Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need
  • Service – A variety of hands-on community projects
  • Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars

Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 7, 2012. Students applying by the Early Deadline of December 2, 2011 will be given preference in admissions and scholarship decisions and will receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance.

For more information or to begin an online application, please visit our websitewww.DCinternships.org/IPVS.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kristen Wright, IPVS Coordinator, at IPVS@tfas.org or 1-800-741-6964.

Please click on this link for an informational brochure: https://www.DCinternships.org/tfas/brochure/index.asp

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2011 Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference

This year’s Resolve Conference is slated for November 4-6 at the University of Maryland  in Washington D.C.

For more information, click here  to be taken to the Conference website. Or, contact Amanda Wolfenbarger, amanda@studentsagainsthunger.org or 540-798-8965


UPDATE: Now through Thursday, October 27th, students can still register for the Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference at the regular registration price!  The Conference is in just 10 short days!

Additionally, the deal with the College Park Clarion has been extended to Sunday, October 30th.  Students wishing to stay in our Conference block at the reduced rate of $80/night per room with space for four people in each room now have until Sunday to call and make their reservations.

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