WGS Announcements - Currently on Hold

Due to some technical glitches, WGS Announcements are currently on hold. We hope to resume regular e-mails in October or November of 2014.

Towards the beginning of most weeks the WGS program sends an e-mail about upcoming WGS-sponsored events, and a link to this page with some information about other opportunities and events of interest. Click here to subscribe. To submit an announcement, send an e-mail titled "For WGS Weekly Reminders" to Announcements received by Friday at 12 noon will be added to our community calendar, which goes out in each weekly e-mail.

Click here for upcoming WGS-sponsored events only.

Below you can find everything included in recent announcements:

  1. Upcoming events on and off the UNCG campus
  2. Upcoming Call for Papers for conferences and publications
  3. Opportunities (Jobs, Internships, Awards, Grants & Fellowships)

Upcoming Events of Interest - Spring 2013

Call for Papers

Call for Proposals 2014 Mentoring Conference - Developmental Networks: Mentoring & Coaching at Work.

The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico is now seeking proposals for its seventh annual Mentoring Conference. The 2014 conference will be held on Tuesday, October 21 through Friday, October 24 in Albuquerque, NM, at the Student Union Building, situated on UNM's main campus. We are particularly keen to receive proposals that are informative and relevant to the field of developmental relationships (including mentoring), supported by theory and research, and demonstrate ideas that are applicable to the conference theme. The term developmental relationship includes, but is not limited to mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship relationships. We are interested in presentations based in the following fields: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), Humanities, Business, Health Sciences, Education, and the Arts. With this in mind, we seek proposals that accomplish any of the following:

  • Builds on the knowledge base of those new to the field of developmental relationships.
  • Demonstrates the effectiveness of existing mentoring programs.
  • Proposes a methodology or evaluation model for developmental relationships.
  • Suggests new ideas and best practices for successful developmental relationships.
  • Proposals that include participants of different nationalities, different levels of experience, and from different institutional and organization types.
  • For submission guidelines, please visit:


Women, Gender, and Families of Color (WGFC) invites submissions for upcoming issues. WGFC is a new multidisciplinary journal that centers the study of Black, Latina/o, Indigenous, and Asian American women, gender, and families. Within this framework, the journal encourages theoretical and empirical research from history, the social and behavioral sciences, and humanities including comparative and transnational research, and analyses of domestic social, cultural, political, and economic policies and practices. The journal has a rolling submission policy and welcomes manuscripts, proposals for guest-edited special issues, and book reviews at any time. Manuscripts accepted for review receive an editorial decision within an average of 45-60 days. For submission guidelines, please visit:

For more information >>>

ECOMUSEUMS 2014 - 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PANELS PROPOSALS 28 February 2014, ECOMUSEUMS 2014 2nd International Conference on Ecomuseums, Community Museums and Living Communities September 3-5, 2014 * Montalegre * Portugal-

2nd International Conference on Ecomuseums, Community Museums and Living Communities follows the path established by its first conference and (as the predecessor) aims at gathering scholars, academics and practitioners working in the areas of Ecomuseums and Community Museums all over the world in an event that may contribute to the global discussion and understanding of the ecomuseums and community museums phenomena. The ecomuseum movement has its origins in late 1960's France when the roles museums can play in linking people, their heritage expressions and places, as well as affecting social change, were examined. At this time, traditional museum activities, which centered on the collection of heritage to be interpreted by curators and other museum professionals within a museum building, were viewed as both limited and exclusive in approach. In more recent decades, ecomuseums have been established throughout the world and are guided by a variety of differing aims and objectives. For example, an ecomuseum may resemble a more conventional museum in appearance or, in other cases, an open–air community-controlled heritage project, depending on the place. It can be considered that this wide range of ecomuseological and community-based museological initiatives demonstrates an international interest in alternative heritage management approaches. For this reason, Ecomuseums 2012 seeks to bring together scholars, researchers, architects and heritage professionals to discuss the commonalities, differences and future of safeguarding practices that are holistic and community oriented in scope. As in the previous edition Early Stage Researchers are welcome to share the results of their research projects, namely post-graduation projects and doctoral projects among others. Special registration conditions are previewed for their best contributions, under the Scientific Committee evaluation. ECOMUSEUMS 2014 is a peer reviewed conference. Visit the conference website for full details about the conference scope, topics and submission procedures at:

Deadline 2/20/14: NWSA Call for Proposals Feminist Transgressions, November 13 – 16, 2014 San Juan, Puerto Rico
NWSA's 2014 conference theme, dimensions, and political stakes of various feminist insubordinations in the spaces they occupy: intellectual and institutional, local and global, public and intimate, by choice and under duress. Mobilizing the multivalent concept of transgression helps reframe interrogations and impositions into those locations where we labor, love, defy, resist, protest, play, create, and/or celebrate.

For more info >>>

PUBLIC, A Journal of Imagining America - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Volume 2 Issue 2: Hybrid, Evolving, and Integrative Career Paths Submission window open between January 15th and 30th, 2014.
What alternatives to siloed, static, or linear job trajectories do public scholars, designers, and artists generate? How are skills associated with one discipline applied to something else, in some cases by moving between an academic position and on-the-ground engagement? Submissions may include reflection on, analysis of, or strategies for expanding beyond the mono-disciplinary framing in which one's position may be rooted; employment conceived as interdisciplinary; collaborations between and among different sectors; or development of other expertise to handle the expansive projects to which artists, designers, and scholars in public life may be drawn. Public is also interested in how graduate students and other pre-professionals pursue such pathways.

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Deadline 4/1/14: Letters From Our Partners (written by partners/spouses of trans* people to their trans* partner(s))

Deadline: April 1, 2014
Word Limit: 2500
Publisher: Transgress Press
Download Call for Submissions PDF

Letters From Our Partners, inspired by the 2011 Lambda Literary Finalist Letters For My Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect, is an anthology of letters written by partners/spouses of trans* people to their trans* partner(s). We are looking for personal stories from partners who are or have been in a relationship with trans men, trans women, and/or non-binary trans* people.

For more info >>>


(Jobs, Internships, Awards, Grants & Fellowships)

Deadline - February 21: 8th Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo
The Office of Undergraduate Research is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 8th Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo. Registration will be open through February 21. The expo is designed to be a campus-wide celebration of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creativity. All students engaged in faculty-mentored scholarly inquiry are encouraged to participate. Students participating in the Expo may choose to be included in an annual competition for best presentations in the following categories:

  1. Business, Economics, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences
  2. Humanities
  3. Mathematics, Life and Physical Sciences
  4. Exhibit - Visual Arts
  5. Music, Theatre and Dance Awards for Performance, Design, Composition, and Scholarship

Registration Information>>>

Eight undergraduate scholarships are awarded by the College each year. Students who have high academic records, meet specific award requirements such as major field of study, gender, and/or have documented financial need may apply for these scholarships. Faculty are invited to nominate undergraduate students for scholarships awarded by the College of Arts & Sciences each year:

  • Gene and Pat Holder Scholarship (one award of $1,000) ·
  • Chris Velonis Miller Scholarship (one to three awards up to $3,000)
  • Dilys Bass Stowell Scholarship
  • Laura B. and Christopher C. Tew Physical Science Scholarship (one award of $1,000 for students in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry)
  • Women in Math and Science Scholarship (one award of $1,000 for female students in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy)
  • Barbara C. Carter and Hal B. Phillips, Jr. scholarship for Math and Science teachers in secondary school level
  • Mary Motsinger Evans Scholarship in Science and/or Mathematics
  • Aline and Alice Spell Scholarship in the Sciences

Nominations must be in majors in a program in the College of Arts & Sciences and must intend to register as full-time students in 2014-2015. Because the Evans, Holder, Miller, and Stowell scholarships are need-based, the exact amount awarded will be determined in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid. Faculty should submit the Faculty Recommendation Form and ask the student to submit the Scholarship Application. These are due in the Dean's Office (Foust 100) no later than March 1st.

For more information and forms>>>

Deadline 3/14,2014: Call for Nominations: I Don't Do Boxes Issue 2!
Over here at Elsewhere we're gearing up for another session of QueerLab, a media project for LGBTQ youth, and I thought I'd get in touch and ask for your help in getting folks involved. After the success of last year's launch of I Don't Do Boxes, we are now seeking youth editors for the second issue of the magazine. This upcoming edition will focus on the power of song and voice, inviting musicians, spoken word artists, poets, queer communities and youth to submit lyrics, songs, poetry and sound recordings. These submissions will be curated into a digital album with an accompanying zine of writings and artworks. As with the first issue, the magazine will also curate original literary and artistic materials gathered from an open call for submissions. ( Who? We are particularly looking for queer youth and allies between the ages of 13-25 to join the editorial team (this is of course open to all). No previous experience is necessary, just a willingness to make some art and work with a diverse team. When? Editorial sessions will be hosted at Elsewhere museum, biweekly in April and May 2014 afterschool. (606 South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro, NC) What's Involved? A full list of expectations is listed in the attached handout and flyer. Basically editors will attend biweekly meetings and help curate the magazine. To nominate someone, or yourself please contact Chris Kennedy at with the name, email or phone number of the nominee and we will contact them with more info! (Deadline March 14) -- ALSO - we'd love for you to be involved too. We are currently organizing public QueerLab workshops in April and May - making music, sound productions, podcasting and more fun to come. And we're organizing an oral history project with the Center for Creative Aging in March. If you'd like to be involved in any way just let me know! There is room for everyone.

For more info >>>

Deadline March 10: Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award

Through a generous $100,000 matching grant from the Ford Foundation, the National Council for Research on Women has established the Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award to honor and extend the vision of its first President, Dr. Mariam K. Chamberlain, who passed away at the age of 94 in April 2013. The Award will enable the Council to continue Mariam's work supporting high-level scholarship. Annually, a first-generation college graduate will be awarded $8,500 to continue working on a dissertation under the close supervision of a senior dissertation advisor, who will receive $1,500 for continued mentorship, another area of keen interest for Mariam. The Award is open to any first-generation graduate student pursuing a PhD (must be ABD by August 2014) at an accredited university in the U.S. Apply now. Applications will be accepted through March 10, 2014.

For more info>>>

Nominations Open for Campus Compact's 2013 Newman Civic Fellows

The Newman Civic Fellows program recognizes student leaders with both the motivation and ability to make substantial contributions toward public problem solving--those that go beyond traditional service activities in their community involvement. Candidates must be recommended by their college or university president.

For more info>>>

Deadlines: 3/25, 4/1 & Rolling: Spring 2014 Cone Awards & Scholarships for UNCG WGS Students

The Sally and Alan Cone Awards and Scholarships were established to support and recognize outstanding WGS students. Awards include Undergrad & Grad Major Scholarships, Course Scholarships, Award for Outstanding Work, Special Projects grant, and Travel Award.

Now accepting applications for Spring 2014 Course Awards, Applications Due 12/1/3

For more info>>>

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Programs Independent Study/Internship Spring Semester 2014

May enroll through WGS or PHE or PSY GOAL:

This independent study is an opportunity for one or two undergraduate or graduate students with an interest in violence against women to be part of an Office of Violence Against (OVW)-funded project to develop an evaluation plan for OVW grants. Students would assist Dr. Jackie White and Dr. Holly Sienkiewicz in the Center for Women's Health and Wellness on activities. Students will learn what types of questions to ask when doing research as well as which methods are appropriate to answer them. This course has two components. First, there are weekly meetings to become familiarize with the issues related to OVW grants and the Violence Against Women Act 2013. Second, students will be involved in hands-on activities.

Time commitment will be approximately 15 hours a week. This includes the time spent reading the articles, weekly meetings, and research tasks.

Attendance: One weekly group meeting with other times arranged based on student's schedule.

Research: Throughout the semester students will be asked to do a variety of research related tasks that will assist in

  • Analyzing existing program evaluation and performance measurement studies;
  • Examining promising and evidence-based programs;
  • Identifying gaps in research or unevaluated practices;
  • Conducting focus groups and interviews;

Final product: We will mutually agree on a final product for the course based on the student's interests.

Contact Dr. Jackie White at

Registration is now open for the 2014 Graduate Research & Creativity Expo, to be held on April 1, 2014.

The Graduate School and the Office of Research & Economic Development are proud to sponsor this year's Graduate Research & Creativity Expo, coming up on April 1, 2014. Once again there will be $1,000 prizes available to the best presentation in each of six (6) categories. This event is designed to showcase graduate research and creative work to a variety of non-specialized audiences (it is not intended to substitute for an academic conference in your discipline). Be a part of helping the larger public to understand why graduate education matters and how it contributes to a better society on many levels.

Registration will close on Friday, January 31 at 11:59pm and is limited by space constraints to 100 posters and 28 fifteen-minute presentations/video installations. Confirmation emails will go out within two weeks of registering to let you know whether or not you are registered or have been placed on the waiting list. Students who register in time to claim a spot should anticipate acceptance provided that their presentation is based on meaningful research or creative work as appropriate.

All forms of presentation will be evaluated on an equal footing (there is no hierarchy implied in the choice of one format over another). Poster presenters are strongly encouraged to treat the poster as a visual aid; remember that your poster is not intended to speak for you and that you must actively present your work and make it accessible to your audience(s). Space is limited for panel presentations and priority will be given to registrants whose creative work does not translate well into the poster format. Registrants are strongly discouraged from "reading" a paper and must engage with the audience.

Please visit to review the evaluation rubric, more details on the format, and additional resources. You will find the online registration form itself, along with screen shots of the form that can be viewed in advance so that you will know how to prepare to register. Related workshops and other resources will continue to be added to the site. Save the date and make plans now to showcase your work (and perhaps to win $1,000 and bragging rights)!

NEW! Graduate Dean's Awards.

These $4,000 non-service awards are intended to support recruitment and retention of qualified domestic students with financial need. Students must be fully admitted, full-time, degree-seeking, with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Academic departments may nominate:

  • Current master's and doctoral students who will complete their program during the 2014-2015 academic year, to receive a one-year award;
  • Master's and doctoral students newly admitted for Fall 2014: master's students (including MFA) may retain the award for 2 years and doctoral students for 3 years, assuming good academic performance and continued financial need demonstrated through (re)submission of the FAFSA.

In either case, individuals must submit a 2014-2015 FAFSA by March 1, 2014 and MUST be NOMINATED BY THE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT. Students cannot apply directly for these awards. If you are interested in a Graduate Dean's Award, please contact your academic department's Director of Graduate Study. International students and students with assistantships are not eligible.

Electronic Theses/Dissertations Workshops

Electronic Theses/Dissertations Workshops are coming up on Wednesday, February 5 at 4:00 pm and Tuesday, February 11 at 4:00 pm.

Register to attend >>>

Perilman Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Center for Jewish Studies at Duke University invites applications for the Perilman Post-Doctoral Fellowship in any field of Jewish Studies for the 2014-2015 academic year, with the possibility of renewal for the following year. The Fellowship provides a stipend of $39,264 (US) per year, as well as benefits, for one full year. The Fellow will be expected to present a public lecture on his or her research in the Fall of 2014, to teach one undergraduate course in Spring 2015, and participate in the intellectual life of the Center. The Fellow may not undertake any other sustained teaching or employment during his/her tenure at Duke. Preference will be given to candidates whose area of research and teaching most enriches the offerings already available on campus and who presence in the Research Triangle promises the greatest contribution to faculty and student intellectual community, as well as those for whom the use of the Duke library holdings and Special Collections will be most profitable. This postdoctoral fellowship honors the memory of Rabbi Nathan Perilman, who, after serving at Temple Emmanu-El in New York City, joined the Triangle-area Jewish in his retirement.

Applicants must have earned the PhD within the past three years. Advanced doctoral students applying must include a statement from their dissertation supervisor indicating that they will have the PhD in hand by August 15, 2014.

Further information about the Duke Center for Jewish Studies and the fellowship may be found on our website:

Please send any questions to

Deadlines: 1/6, & 2/3: Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Paid Fellowships and Internships

Every year, ZSR offers exciting employment opportunities for North Carolina college students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit sector. We want to make sure your students know about them!

  • ZSR Fellowship: An intensive two-year, full-time entry position for recent college graduates with salary and benefits.
  • ZSR Summer Internship: A paid, research-intensive summer internship for current undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Non-Profit Internship Program (NPIP): 20 paid summer internships with non-profits across the state for Pell-eligible undergraduates.

Applications for the ZSR Fellowship, ZSR Internship, and NPIP will be available in early October 2013. Applications and related materials are due: December 3, 2013 for the Fellowship; January 6, 2014 for the Internship; and February 3, 2014 for NPIP. Further descriptions of each program are attached. More information can be found at Students of color are encouraged to apply.

For more info>>>

New PhD and MA in Women's and Gender Studies--Stony Brook University

We are thrilled to announce new Ph.D. and MA programs in Women's and Gender Studies in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University.

We are accepting applications now for the first class to begin in Fall 2014. Applications are due January 15, 2014. Along with a strong foundation of courses in feminist theories, feminist interdisciplinary histories and methods, and feminist pedagogies, the M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Women's and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University offer specializations in transnational social movements and globalization, the politics of representation and media analysis, gender and health, and critical analysis of sexuality.

For more information about program requirements, please click here.

For information about applying, please click here

And check out an article written by a Women's and Gender Studies undergraduate major about the new programs:

Gender Stat

The National Council for Research on Women is proud to announce the launch of Gender Stat, a tool that collects statistics on gender equity, annually and by topic. This first installment, Politics 2013, highlights data on women's political leadership in 2013, along with a few recent papers that explore barriers to women's greater political participation. It includes several comparisons of regional and global metrics.

We are accepting applications now for the first class to begin in Fall 2014. Applications are due January 15, 2014. Along with a strong foundation of courses in feminist theories, feminist interdisciplinary histories and methods, and feminist pedagogies, the M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Women's and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University offer specializations in transnational social movements and globalization, the politics of representation and media analysis, gender and health, and critical analysis of sexuality.

For more information about Gender Stat, please click here click here.

Call for Participants: Keepin' It Queer Webisode on Queer People's Experiences with Street Harassment

PDF Document: KiQharassmentepcallforparticipants.pdf

For more info on KiQ >>>

Kaleidoscope Peer Education Program - Diversity and Social Justice programs available upon request!

The Kaleidoscope Program aims to create space on campus to hold difficult discussions on multiculturalism and social justice in order to foster a more inclusive, safe and equitable campus that is informed and shaped by all our communities.

Peer facilitators are available to deliver both standard programs and programs tailored to the needs of particular audiences. Topics covered by the program include but are not limited to issues of stereotyping, discrimination, racism, homophobia, sexism, identity, power dynamics and oppression. Appropriate audiences include student organizations, residence hall associations and classrooms.

For more information contact Niki Paganelli ( or Dr. Mark Villacorta (,
or see

Become a Fair Housing Tester!
A successful testing program requires diversity. We need people comprising the full spectrum of society, including: race, color, national origin, ability, age and gender.

Why should you be a tester?
You will get to help fight housing discrimination. You will be helping people to live wherever they so choose, free from discrimination and hatred. We are also able to pay a small stipend and mileage roundtrip for each assignment.

How to get involved:
Testers only need to attend one training class; registration is required. If you are interested in becoming a tester or would like more information, please call Taiyyaba Qureshi, Testing Coordinator, at 919.861.1885 or e-mail Visit our website at

Are you interested in contributing to empirical research on intimate relationships among Jamaicans?

Dr. Ishtar Govia, Mrs. Vanessa Paisley-Clare, and Mrs. Tiffany Palmer from the University of the West Indies, and their research team, would like to recruit Jamaican men and women to participate in a quantitative research study on Social Contexts, Attitudes, & Relationships among Jamaicans. The research is intended to provide insight into the ways in which the physical and social setting in which people live influence norms and individuals' expectations for and experiences in close opposite and same-sex relationships.

We would like to ascertain information from persons engaged in same-sex relationships about their familial, interpersonal and community-based experiences.

If you are Jamaican, between 18 and 65 years of age, are currently in at least one romantic and/or sexual relationship with a same-sex partner for 3 months or longer, and would be interested in participating in this study, please contact one of the research team members at:

Our project manager will contact you to set up an appointment with one of our trained interviewers. Remember, your name will be kept confidential and will not be attached to the responses you provide.

International Gender & Justice Related Employment Opportunities

Gender Justice and Local Government Manager
Johannesburg, South Africa

Economic Justice Manager
Gender Links
Johannesburg, South Africa

Botswana Programme Officer
Gender Links
Gabarone, Botswana

Zambia Programme Officer
Gender Links
Lusaka, Zambia

Director of Advocacy
Population Action International

Human Rights Advisor
World Health Organisation
Geneva, Switzerland
Vacancy Notice No: HQ/13/FWC/FT363

Senior Human Rights Officer
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq
Location: Bagdad
Job Opening Number:

New UNCG Scholarship Fund for American Indian Students

A Greensboro couple are establishing a scholarship fund at UNCG that will provide aid to American Indian students who want to pursue graduate studies in nutrition or health education.

Their $5,000 gift establishes the Dr. Ronny A. and Natalie Priest Bell Scholarship, to benefit graduate students in UNCG's School of Health and Human Sciences, with a preference to students in the Department of Nutrition. The couple has been providing annual scholarship funding for several years.

More info>>>

Looking for UNCG LGBTQ Students, Alums & Staff for Oral Histories

There is a collaborative effort underway to produce a small documentary on the history of LGBTQ students at UNCG. The documentary is being created by a student under the direction of Michael Frierson in Media Studies. As part of this initiative, we are searching for people willing to be filmed providing oral histories of their experiences as LGBTQ students and staff. We are especially interested in interviewing people from the 1960s-1980s. There is a deadline for the completion of this project, but if we cannot fit you in to the schedule, please keep in mind we would like to continue chronicling student history after this production.

Presently, the planned first date for filming these oral histories is 9:00-12:00 on October 3rd.

If you are interested in participating, please contact:

Sami Francis
Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership (Office of Leadership and Service Learning) &
Graduate Intern for LGBTQ Programming and Outreach (Office of Multicultural Affairs)

Opportunity to Update book titled "Women of Guilford County, NC"

A book entitled "Women of Guilford County, NC" from 1740-1979 was written and published in 1979 as a fundraiser for Women of Guilford, Inc., the fundraising arm of Greensboro's Commission on the Status of Women.

Women of Guilford, Inc is considering editing and updating the book in time for the 40th anniversary of the Greensboro Commission on the Status of Women in about three years.

Are you curious? Do you enjoy following a research trail, looking for the next clue in the story? Are you interested in learning about the fabulous women of Guilford County and their accomplishments? If so, Women of Guilford, the nonprofit is looking for you. Our project is to take an earlier work, Women of Guilford County, North Carolina which was "A Study of Women's Contributions 1740-1979 and bring it forward. We need student researchers, graduate students or students interested in an internship opportunity.

Interested students may contact:
Susan Watson

LGBT Health Graduate Certificate

The LGBT Health Graduate Certificate program trains current and future healthcare leaders to develop strategies that address health issues and reduce health disparities for the LGBT population. Administered by the Professional Psychology Program, the one-year, 12-credit program provides students with a general knowledge of the psychological, medical, and policy-based issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) individuals.

For more info>>>

Comprehensive Listing of Non-Profit Jobs in NC

There are currently almost 100 jobs in NC on the website. You can also narrow your search using keywords or the filters on the left side of the page. And if you'd like to have jobs like these delivered to your inbox every morning, just click on the green Save This Search button on that page, and take it from there.

To see the site>>>

Deadline 2/3: Non-Profit Paid Internship Program

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation believes summer internships offer a crucial pathway to future employment and experience for the next generation of nonprofit leaders. However, the universality of unpaid internships in the nonprofit sector often creates financial hurdles for students to participate in such experiential learning. In an effort to diversify the pool of young nonprofit professionals in North Carolina, ZSR established the Non-Profit Internship Program (NPIP) in 2011. Each summer, the program awards 20 college and university students, enrolled in four-year institutions across the state, with paid internships at ZSR-grantee organizations that are working to advance the Foundation's values in the areas of Community Economic Development, Public Education, Social Justice & Equity, Environment, and/or Strengthening Democracy. Participating organizations receive student applications from ZSR and interview applicants directly. Organizations that match with an intern are confirmed through ZSR and interns begin work with the organization in June.

For more info>>>

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