Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring Career and Internship Fair: Wed, 4/2, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex

The Spring Career and Internship Fair is coming up! There will be 90+ tables with employers who want to hire Hofstra students from all majors. The employers in attendance will represent a wide variety of industries and functional areas to appeal to students from all majors interested in full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. This year, the Fair will also feature a section dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Students are encouraged to dress professionally and bring résumés, and they can research the attending companies by logging into Pride-CMS through my.hofstra.edu. All current Hofstra students and alumni and encouraged to attend and must present a valid HofstraCard for entry.

For additional information, call The Career Center at 516-463-6060 or email careercenter@hofstra.edu

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Summer Internship Opportunity in Human Resources with BBC (New york, NY)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Provide coordination and administrative support for recruitment efforts
2.     Post open positions and conduct resume searches.
3.     Assist with pre-screening candidates, scheduling interviews, updating reports.
4.     Research special projects/materials as assigned.
5.     Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
 
1.     College student with an interest or some experience working in Human Resources with an interest in recruiting.
2.     Must be detail-oriented, extremely organized with the ability to multi-task and follow-up in a fast-paced, deadline environment.
3.     Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
4.     Will have a professional phone demeanour and proven client services skills.
5.     Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity dealing with confidential information.
6.     Ability to quickly learn programs and procedures.
7.     Extensive computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to ResumesUS@bbc.com, subject line “BBC Summer Internship 2014, (Name of Internship Position).” In your cover letter, please specify which department(s) you are applying for, verify if you are eligible for college credit and able to work 5 days a week (Monday – Friday).

Paid Summer Internship Opportunity with MTA in New York, NY App deadline March 21st!

Application Deadline March 21, 2014

Compensation: Undergraduate pay rate is $15 per hour.  Playing a vital role in the economy of New York State and Connecticut, Metro-North Railroad, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation with an annual ridership of over 82 million. A dynamic organization with a strong focus on customer service, safety, and new technologies, Metro-North employs approximately 5,900 people. Operating out of its home base in New York City’s historic Grand Central Terminal, the railroad’s three lines serve 120 stations in seven counties in New York and two counties in Connecticut. In 2011, Metro-North received the prestigious International Brunel Award for Overall Excellence in Railroad Design, recognizing its continuing work as a more efficient operation, its commitment to sustainability, and its focus on providing excellent customer service. Metro-North was the first American railroad to win this coveted award in its 26-year history. The competition is open to all passenger and freight railroads in the world. Metro-North has a reputation for rewarding employee resourcefulness and innovation, and offers excellent job opportunities in a challenging and diverse environment. Position Objective To assist in all facets of reporting, research, and initiatives in the Diversity & EEO Office. Responsibilities Prepare training materials for trainings and presentations throughout the Metro-North Railroad campus. Assist in preparing quarterly reports on workforce diversity and annual EEO Program. Research and draft policies related to EEO including ADA, social media, workplace violence and non-discrimination.

Required Qualifications: Excellent writing skills; Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word); Must have knowledge of Excel and Excel reporting; Good project management skills; Must be dependable and a self-starter.

Required Education/Experience:  Must be a matriculated undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Statistics, Public Administration, Political Science or Pre-Law. 

Other Information: Must be available to work 35 hours a week during regular business hours; Must have the ability to start May 27, 2014 through August 15, 2014.

More details and how to apply, click here.

Health Careers Opportunity Program: Five summer internship positions available (earn money and earn credit)

The Hofstra Psychology Department is seeking applications for an exciting summer internship program. Earn credit, and get paid! Read about the Health Careers Opportunity Program below, and if it sounds like a good fit, complete the application. Five positions are available. Deadline: Monday, April 7th. Applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April.

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Health Careers Opportunity Program

The basics: This program will assist educationally and/or economically disadvantaged individuals toward entry into graduate programs in the mental health care field.  Accepted students will complete an internship in the mental health care field, complete a paper related to their internship experiences, and participate in seminars that provide mentoring for applying to graduate programs in the mental health care field (e.g., Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Social Work). Students will be placed at internship sites that match their interests. Upon completion of the program, students will earn three credits of PSY 99, which will count toward their Specialty/Applied electives requirement for the Psychology major (or toward their general electives, for non-majors).
Accepted interns will receive a stipend of $1,200 and the fee for PSY 99 will be waived.

When? Where?
•    Internships will take place during Summer 2014 at one of our partner organizations throughout Long Island and Manhattan (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Manhattan-Staten Island Area Health Education Center, and Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine). Interns will need to provide their own transportation to their internship site.
•    Interns will be expected to commit eight hours of their time, two days a week, over the span of five weeks during the summer.
•    Interns will attend a number of local seminars during Summer 2014 led by professionals from various disciplines in psychology. Topics will include: (a) what to expect from graduate school, (b) how to identify reputable and appropriate programs, (c) how to write and revise a resume (or c.v.), and (d) coaching on how to take the GRE.

Eligibility / How to apply:
•    Must self-identify with educationally and/or economically disadvantaged status (view application for the specific criteria)
•    Students must indicate an interest in pursuing a graduate degree in the Mental Health Field
•    Completion of at least 60 credits (including transfer credits) by the end of Spring 2014
•    Intend to continue at Hofstra at least two additional semesters beyond Summer 2014
•    Deadline: April 7, 2014

The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) was made possible by funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration

Internship Opportunities at NYU

The Family Translational Research Group at NYU is seeking students to assist with research on a wide variety of cutting edge topics. Students can access the details about the position and how to apply on the FTRG website: http://www.nyu.edu/dental/ftrg/joinus.html

If you land this position, you might considering earning internship credit. Click on the links below for more details, and if you think earning credit is the right way to go, schedule an appointment with Dr. Weingartner on Clickbook:

Psy credit (required: min 3.0 Psy GPA + completion of 18 sh in Psy)

Electives credit (required: min 2.5 cum GPA + completion of 1 semester at Hofstra)