Jobs & Scholarships
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds nine months abroad to study, research or teach English in countries around the world.
FULBRIGHT GRANT INFO SESSIONS:
FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 1-2:30PM, BUR 136
MONDAY, MAY 5, 1-2:30PM, BUR 136
Fulbright awards graduating seniors, recent graduates and alumni to travel for academic work in all disciplines, including the sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and the performing and creative arts. A number of countries also offer grants for those who wish to serve as English teaching assistants.
Student Program Assistant Job Description
The Gender and Sexuality Center is seeking a reliable, dedicated self-starter to work our office. The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Center is to provide opportunities spaces for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQ communities through education, outreach and advocacy.
The GSC also provides assistance to students achieving their professional, educational, and personal goals.
GSC staff must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to actively creating a welcoming environment for all women and LGBT students, including, but not limited to women and LGBT students who face additional challenges due to their race, nationality, gender identity and expression, class, sexual identity, religion, age, and physical or mental ability.
Students are encouraged to take and share leadership roles, recognize hidden talents, think critically, challenge assumptions, develop their individual identities and goals, initiate new activities, and define their own experiences. See application for more information.
Students must be available for mandatory GSC Orientation on August 25th & August 26th, 2014.
Title: LGBT Studies Research Fellowship
Sponsor: Yale University
Description: Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. Graduate students conducting dissertation research, independent scholars, and all faculty are invited to apply. Scholars residing within 100 miles of New Haven are ineligible. Granted for one month, the fellowship must be taken up between September 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015. The recipient is expected to be in residence for a minimum of twenty days during the period of their award and is encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University, including programs organized by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor April 30. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
More Info: http://lgbts.yale.edu/research
The UT Austin Division of Diversity & Community Engagement (DDCE) AmeriCorps VISTA program is now accepting applications for both Summer Associates positions as well as full-year VISTA positions (starting in July).
The Summer Associates positions are ideal for current college students in need of a summer paid internship and will take place from June 2nd until August 8th and will be in the following organizations:
Austin Area Urban League – 4 positions
Austin Pre Freshman Engineering Program (AusPrEP) at Huston-Tillotson University – 5 positions
Camp Fire – 5 positions
UT Outreach Rio Grande Valley – 2 positions
UT Outreach Houston – 2 positions
UT Outreach Dallas – 2 positions
UT Outreach San Antonio – 1 position
The full-year VISTA positions are ideal for soon-to-be college graduates and will start on July 14th and August 12th and will be located in the following organizations:
Kids in a New Groove (1)
Prairie View A&M University Small Business Development Center (1)
Austin Area Urban League (1)
Central Texas Afterschool Network (1)
Annette Strauss Institute (1)
Business Community Lending of Texas (1)
Odyssey Life Training Institute/Prairie View, Texas (2)
UT Outreach/Dallas (1)
UT Outreach/ Houston (2)
UT Outreach/Austin (1)
UT Outreach/San Antonio (1)
UT Outreach/Rio Grande Valley (2)
*VISTA Leader position (must have served a full VISTA year to qualify)
All Summer Associates and July positions are listed on the Corporation for National & Community Service website (nationalservice.gov) in the opportunity listings under EITHER “UT Austin Summer Associates/Name of Organization” or “UT Austin (DDCE)/Name of Organization.
If you have anyone who would like to apply for your position, they must FIRST complete an AmeriCorps profile (the AmeriCorps job application) by going through the following link on the nationalservice.gov website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/recruit/registration.do;jsessionid=n0FMTxGpJfXFRfvlh37TMsQxn6jMYpxlZT09pQVsznPMZWhZgy29!-1738413846
If any of your candidates have any additional questions about the VISTA experience within our UT VISTA program, you can refer them to our UT VISTA website and blog at: http://ddce.utexas.edu/vistas/