Tuesday, October 9, 2012


McKinley Onua Foundation

Barbara Onua Scholarship

Please read rules in its entirety before completing this application.

Deadline: Scholarship applications are due October 16, 2012, 5:00 p.m. (No exceptions).

Purpose:   Mckinley Onua & Associates has established the Barbara Onua scholarship to promote access and diversity in the legal profession.

Award Components: Each year, the Mckinley Onua will select one (1) recipient to receive a $1,000 scholarship that rewards students pursuing a career in the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will also receive a four (4) month internship at the law firm.

Award Criteria:  Applicant must be enrolled in a four (4) year bachelor or juris doctor program at an accredited institution.

Application Process:

Applicant must submit the following items:

1. One (1) completed application form;

2. One (1)-character reference in the form of a letter of recommendation;  

3. One (1) personal essay; and

4. One (1) resume.

Personal Essay: In your essay, please answer one (1) of the following questions:

ESSAY 1: Discuss the legality and/or equity of employers requiring potential employees to waive or limit their legal rights by signing employment applications that contain clauses that limit employees’ legal options for any incident that may occur during the employment.  These clauses include arbitration or statute of limitation reduction clauses, among other.   [500 - 2000 words]

ESSAY 2: Discuss “Amat Victoria Curam,” which translates to “Victory favors the Prepared”. [500 - 2000 words]

THE DEADLINE for the application is Monday, October 16, 2012. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. No incomplete applications will be considered.

Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: The scholarship recipient will be announced on November 3, 2012 at the McKinley Onua & Associates, LLP official anniversary party. The winner will be invited to attend the reception to receive his or her award.  The winning essay will also be published in the McKinley Onua & Associates, LLP brochure.

Special Provision: Scholarship funds will be issued directly to the recipient’s academic institution.

Please email completed applications to Ms. Forde at tforde@mckinleyonua.com; or mail applications to: Mckinley Onua & Associates, LLP, 32 Court Street,
Suite 1107, Brooklyn N.Y. 11201

International Research Opportunity- Humanity in Action

May 27 - June 30, 2013
Amsterdam · Berlin · Copenhagen · Lyon · Warsaw

Do you know any students ready to change the world?

Humanity in Action is now accepting applications for its 2013 Fellowship Programs in Europe.

Humanity in Action invites applications from talented college students and recent graduates who are intellectually gifted, mature, independent and passionate about human rights. Current sophomores, juniors, and seniors and graduates from the undergraduate classes of 2010 and 2011 are eligible to apply.

The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of students and young professionals to study minority rights and to produce research exploring how and why individuals and societies resist intolerance and stand up for democratic values. The 2013 programs will begin in Washington, DC at the Council on Foreign Relations and subsequently take place for four weeks in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Lyon and Warsaw.

Applications are due on January 10, 2013.

Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit organizations, museums and memorials. Participation requires a great deal of intellectual curiosity and stamina, as well as the ability to work effectively in international teams.

After the program, participants join the global alumni network of Humanity in ActionSenior Fellows and can take advantage of special professional fellowship opportunities, such as internship programs in the U.S. Congress and European Parliament.

We hope you will share this email widely with students and recent graduates whom you think would benefit from this opportunity. Students of all academic disciplines, interests and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our staff atadmissions@humanityinaction.org.

Dr. Judith S. Goldstein

Founder and Executive Director
Humanity in Action

About Humanity in Action

Humanity in Action is an international educational organization. Humanity in Action educates, connects and inspires a global network of young leaders who are committed to promoting human rights, diversity and active citizenship in their own communities and around the world. Through its programs and partnerships with outstanding civic and educational organizations, including the Council on Foreign Relations and The New School, Humanity in Action contributes in innovative ways to advance human rights and democratic societies.

Humanity in Action works with university students and young professionals in Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine.

To learn more about Humanity in Action, please click here

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

7th Annual CUNY BMI Conference, Friday, Oct 5 RSVP NOW

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Job Opportunity- NYU School of Law

Fall 2012 Undergraduate Assistant – Judicial Clerkship Office, School of Law

The Judicial Clerkship Office at NYU School of Law seeks a matriculated NYU undergraduate student to assist with general office duties.  Position is part time.

You will learn more details, if you are selected for an interview.

Clerical duties include but are not limited to the following:
Answering/Making phone calls, Filing; Inputting data; Online research; Proofreading; Photocopying; and Running errands.

Qualified candidates will have

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • Good organizational and people skills;
  • Must be a matriculated undergraduate student of NYU;
  • Must be able to work 8-12 hours a week, preferably on Tuesday and Thursday
  • The salary is $10.00 per hour.
  • A cover letter must be included with your resume or your application will not be considered.
  • Due to time constraints and the volume of resumes, we will only respond to those we wish to interview.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to james.nesbitt@nyu.edu

Paid Internship Opportunity- City Year

Application Deadline for City Year! 

Last year City Year hired 4 graduating seniors from your school!
City Year is a nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods. City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps.

City Year will be on your campus!
What’s Next Social Sciences: Wed Oct 17, 5-6:30pm, Wasserman Center
What’s Next History: Tues Oct 30, 5-6:30pm, Wasserman Center
Career Bootcamp: Fri Nov 2, Wasserman Center

At City Year's 24 locations across the United States, corps members serve full-time for 10 months, each providing more than 1,700 hours of service. Corps members serve in schools as tutors, mentors, role models and leaders of after-school programs. As a City Year corps member, you will help students stay on track and get back on track to graduate by helping them improve course performance, attendance and behavior. City Year provides real world experiences of incomparable value in terms of personal and professional development.

Seniors Apply NOW

Early Application Deadline: September 30
Fall Application Deadline: November 15
Winter application Deadline: February 15
Spring Application Deadline: April 30

Benefits include:
-          $5,550 educational award for student loans or graduate study
-          Access to graduate scholarships specifically for City Year alumni at more than 50 schools (http://www.cityyear.org/giveayear.aspx)
-          Bi weekly living stipend (advice for living on a stipendhttp://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/finance/2012/living-stipend-part-americorps-city-year)
-          Federal loan forbearance

For more information contact:
Diana Vining
Northeast Regional Recruitment Director