Students needed to help Craft the IU Bicentennial
The Office of the Bicentennial is interested in hiring self-motivated, diligent, and responsible students to help craft the
IU Bicentennial. Project topics may relate to any entity of the university (campuses, schools, programs, people, places, etc.) or its varied
missions (teaching, research, art, community engagement, preservation,etc.).
To learn more go here.
Posted October 18, 2016
Research Assistant or Pathways Internship Program
The Consumer Financial Protection Burearu's (CFPB) Office of Research is currently recruiting for two positions. One Research Assistant
and One Summer Intern. The OR Research Assistant Program is a fellowship program developed for graduating undergraduates who are interested in
spending 2-3 years in the Office of Research working alongside Ph.D. researchers. The Pathways Internship Program is a Summer 2017 internship for
current undergraduate and graduate students. Interns work directly with a seasoned member of the team on policy and research projects and are
assigned to one project which they are expected to complete during the twelve-week program
To learn more about the Research Assistant Program or the Pathways Internship Program go here.
Posted October 17, 2016
Getting Good Jobs in Washington, DC: Tips from Insiders
Are you interested in possibly working in Washington, DC in the future? If so, do not miss SPEA special event, “Getting a good job in Washington DC: Tips from the insiders,”
coming up on Thursday, October 13th from 6 to 7 p.m. in Briscoe C110. The insiders you will be meeting and hearing from are Lauren Boccardi, Deputy Assistant General Counsel, US Agency
for International Development (USAID)'s Bureau for Food Security and Pam Beecroft, Senior Program Officer for North Africa at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE).
They will discuss best practices in networking, developing professional relationships, résumé construction, interview preparation, and more. Their practical tips and advice will help
you in job hunting not only in Washington, DC but anywhere. Pizza and drinks provided.
Posted October 10, 2016
International Development and Project Management Workshop
Are you interested in learning how to solve problems in a team setting while facing uncertainty and changing circumstances? Would you like some hands-on experience developing
solutions to a real-world international development challenge? Working in groups to solve problems, and reacting flexibly and creatively to new information and “curve balls,”
are vital skills for any professional position you will pursue, at home or abroad. SPEA;s Law and Public Policy program and the School of Global and International Studies have
teamed up to bring you a unique opportunity to try out these skills, in a workshop led by two experts in international development.On Friday, October 14th, from 10 a.m.-Noon in Cedar
Hall 002, they will conduct a simulation in which students will work in small groups on a real-world development challenge for an international non-governmental organization (NGO).
The NGO will have a specific task and objective, and as professionals in the field students will need to develop strategies to achieve the objective in the face of setbacks and
ever-changing circumstances. In two short hours you will gain valuable insights into project planning, execution, and management that you can use in virtually any setting—all while
having fun, connecting with professionals in the field, and enjoying free breakfast! This program is open to all but space is limited. RSVPs are not needed, but are helpful for food
planning purposes. You may RSVP to Dan Cummins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted October 10, 2016
Meet IU Alumnus Greg Shugar
Few understand the process of launching a successful business better than IU alumnus Greg Shugar. Greg founded
The Tie Bar and grew it into a $20 million business before a private-equity firm acquired the brand. He has recently co-founded
Thread Experiment, the world's first brand of home bedding for men. To learn more about his presentations and to RSVP go here.
Posted September 28, 2016
Celebrate Constitution Day at the IU Maurer School of Law!
The Hydraulic Election of 2016: The New Voter Denial, Political Parties, the rise of Donald Trump, and the Courts," Monday,
Sept. 19, noon, Moot Court Room, Lunch provided. Event cosponsored by Indiana University Provost Lauren Robel and the IU Maurer
Law School American Constitution Society, Outlaw and Women's Law Caucus.
Posted September 16, 2016
2016 Indianapolis Prize Winner Dr. Carl Jones delivers a special lecture on what
it takes to save species in the wild on Tuesday, October 18, from 7-8 pm in Whittenberger Auditorium.The Indianapolis
Prize is a biennial juried prize given to men and women who have made extraordinary contributions in the field to the sustainability of wildlife.
It is the largest monetary
prize in the world given to an individual for conservation work, and Dr. Jones has won the award for his momentous victories saving
species and restoring ecosystems which includes bringing the Mauritius kestrel and several other species back from the brink of extinction.
He is amazing and will stay after the lecture to meet and chat with interested students.
Posted September 20, 2016