Current Opportunities

 

 

JHBelk

The Hunt Institute is seeking candidates for the John M. Belk Impact Fellowship! This opportunity is great for current students who are interested in Education, Public Policy & Non-Profit Leadership, as it provides hands-on experience and a dive deep into the education policy landscape of North Carolina and beyond. Students will gain experience across a wide array of focus areas in the non-profit arena.

The John M. Belk Impact Fellowship

The John M. Belk Impact Fellowship is a 10-month (August-May), paid program that provides hands-on experience for students currently enrolled in community college, undergraduate, or graduate programs in North Carolina.

Applications are open and will remain open until March 21, 2022. We would love to consider your students for our early review and acceptance. The deadline for students to be considered early will be January 28, 2022.

Information Sessions

We are hosting four information sessions for students interested in learning more:

Information sessions will include application details & tips and a chance to speak with current fellows. 

 

DARC

The ARC is hiring! Work study student employment for Spring 2022

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is seeking work study students to assist with the development and delivery of ARC communications, marketing and social media for Spring, 2022.

Specifically, we are looking for students to work on projects in the following areas:

  • Social media planning & management
  • Content planning & creation (video/podcast/graphic)

Above includes idea development, working with other students and ARC staff to identify, create and deliver digital content around specific projects, themes, and/or campaigns. Social Media planning and management will also include regular posting, engagement and coordination with partner units on social media, etc.)

General responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with marketing and communications projects such as newsletter development, updating resource handouts, website updating
  • Develop general marketing materials (graphic, written, video)
  • Develop and assist with the ARC’s social media presence
  • Assist with outreach efforts to the campus community

Ideal Qualifications (At least one of the following):

  • Social media experience (planning, managing, and creation)
  • Video creation experience (including idea development, and execution)
  • Podcast creation experience
  • Experience with graphic design and/or video editing tools such as Canva, iMovie, Adobe Creative Suite, Instagram/TikTok/etc. tools, (or equivalent).

Ideal Qualifications (All of the following)

  • Fast learner
  • Strong communicator
  • Creative thinker
  • Storytelling
  • Ability to work on team and be self-directed

The pay rate is $12.00 per hour. You must have work study allocated funds. Expected hours are generally 8 – 10 hours/week, some of which must occur during ARC business hours 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

TO APPLY:  Please complete the following form https://duke.is/nayk2
Email reed.colver@duke.edu if you have any questions.

 

 

Institute of Reading Dev

Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages. Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2022 

The Institute of Reading Development is now hiring summer teachers for our live online reading skills programs for students of all ages. Our programs provide students with the skills, books, and experiences they need to achieve greater success in school and beyond. 

As an Institute teacher you will: 

  • Earn between $600-$700 per week. 
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence, gaining valuable teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to high school students. 
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books. 

We provide comprehensive training and ongoing support for our teachers; we do not require teaching certification or experience. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and be available to teach classes five days a week, including both weekend days. We are looking for full-time teachers with availability to work 37-40 hours per week during the summer. There will be opportunities for continued employment with the Institute after the summer.  

Successful Institute teachers: 

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure. 
  • Are responsible and hard-working, with strong communication and organizational skills. 
  • Are comfortable and confident with technology. 
  • Are patient and supportive with students and parents. 

 Click Apply Now or to learn more about us and our reading programs, click https://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/.

 

NCPIRG

Intern with NCPIRG!

We’re looking for students who care deeply about protecting the public interest and are ready to make a difference now.

As an intern:

  • You’ll learn how to analyze problems ranging from public health, to consumer protection, to transportation — all while pushing for smart solutions and building the public support it takes to win.
  • You’ll work side-by-side with one of our organizers, learning the ropes.
  • You'll attend briefings and trainings to learn even more about our issues and gain organizing skills.

Apply today here: https://jobs.pirg.org/internship.html or email Katie Craig, NCPIRG State Director, at kcraig@ncpirg.org with any questions. 

 

Kenan Summer Fellows

What does it mean to live an ethical life?

Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring—in a variety of ways—the answers to that question. Between five and six fellows receive funds to support a project which spans eight consecutive weeks between mid-May and mid-August, 2022. Fellows will gather as a cohort periodically (see schedule below) to reflect on the ethical questions raised in their work and any practical difficulties they encounter over the course of the fellowship.

ELIGIBILITY

Status: Duke undergraduates who are in their first or second year of study at the time of application, and who are enrolled in classes at Duke's Durham campus for Spring 2022.

Discipline: Student with ALL backgrounds, experience and interests are encouraged to apply. Priority given to declared Ethics & Society Certificate students.

No conflicts/combining with other funding: Participation in this program must not conflict with other departmental or external funding sources. Students may not combine KSF funds with any other Duke funds, such as other fellowships.

Participation of Faculty Mentor: Applicants must indicate at the time of application that a Duke faculty member has agreed to serve as their mentor for the fellowship. The KSF team will reach out to the faculty mentors of selected applicants to confirm their agreement to participate.

Commitment

  • 8 consecutive weeks of full-time work (amounting to 300 hours) on proposed project over the course of the summer and concluded by the first day of classes.
  • Attendance to the following events. (exact dates TBD based on fellows' project timelines):
    • February/March: Orientation/in-person IRB training.
    • May:  Zoom group workshop
    • June: Zoom group workshop
    • July:  Zoom group workshop
    • August: In-person debrief and presentations
  • Completion of short readings/assignments in preparation for each workshop.
  • Three reflection blog posts: blogs will be workshopped with KIE advisor. Fellows will write at least two drafts of each blog before they are published on the KIE website. 
  • Project Presentation at debrief gathering in August
  • A final budget report accounting for how KSF funds were used
  • Faculty mentor check-ins: Fellows must communicate regularly with their faculty mentor, a minimum of 4 check-ins is required (according to the schedule agreed on with the mentor and proposed in the student's application).

AWARD. $5,000 to support a project which spans eight consecutive weeks between mid-May and mid-August, 2022. Fellows' faculty mentors will receive $500 each for their participation.

DEADLINE: applications are due February 1st, 2022 at 5pm. Applications must be emailed to kali.wagner@duke.edu. No late applications accepted. Final decisions will be communicated by February 11th, 2022. 

Website: https://kenan.ethics.duke.edu/kenan-summer-fellows/

 

Clemson

Clemson University has a M.S. in Social Science program. For more information about the program including financial aid and admissions requirements, visit Clemson's  website or contact mssocialscience@clemson.edu 

 

 

 

Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Research Support provides updated information about the latest research funding opportunities for Duke students.  Check out the Undergraduate Research Support Programs here.   

 

Brain Game Center

UCR Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-Being. The Center is recruiting participants for an online study of how working memory training leads to cognitive benefits. You must be 18 years or older to participate and if chosen, you'll be asked to fill out some surveys, conduct a few cognitive tests and complete the working memory training. The study is only 11 business days long and is done all within the comfort of your home on your personal phone or tablet. Not only will you receive access to our brain training software for free, but there are also giveaways to win rewards such as gift cards valued $5-$100 or the grand prize of a brand new iPad.  To enroll, simply click HERE