NYU Reynolds Program:The Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Speaker Series

Join us on April 18, 6:30pm – 8:00pm as we partner with the NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy’s Speaker Series to welcome Pop!Tech Curator and futurist Andrew Zolli. Andrew will explore why, in a time marked by upheaval -from natural disasters and economic crises to political turmoil and climate change- some systems, people and communities fall apart in the face of disruption, and how they can learn to bounce back. He will be introduced by New Media expert Clay Shirky. The event takes place in the Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 10th floor, New York, NY. It is free and open to the public, but space is limited and an RSVP is required by cutting and pasting http://bit.ly/FOmpTh into your browser.

Join us again on April 25, 12:00pm – 1:30pm as we welcome Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams and City Year CEO and Co-founder Michael Brown in a conversation moderated by former Atlantic Philanthropies CEO and President, and NYU Wagner Senior Fellow Gara LaMarche. So you want to change the world? The starting place is service. Come learn how serving your country and serving the world through civic engagement can both change who you are and make the planet a more equitable, peaceful, and sustainable place. The event takes place at NYU Wagner’s Rudin Family Forum in The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited an RSVP is required by cutting and pasting http://bit.ly/w78XAr into your browser.

USA TODAY Summer 2012 Collegiate Correspondent Program

The USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent Program is a premier opportunity for students to be published on a rapidly growing and influential national platform. Work from our Collegiate Correspondents is reviewed by USA TODAY staff on a daily basis and frequently published in USA TODAY, the nation’s leading national newspaper.

Participants earn a $350 stipend upon successful completion of the semester-long program and gain real-world experience that provides an invaluable head start on their careers.

Application opens at MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, APRIL 1 and closes at MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY, APRIL 13th.

To complete an application (starting April 1) and see more details, please visit the informational page: http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/collegiate-correspondent-program

April Conversations of Color – Thursday, April 12th, 12:30-1:45 pm

Please join us for Conversations of Color on Thursday, April 12th, 12:30-1:45 pm in the Pless Hall 3rd floor lounge, 82 Washington Square East.

Conversations of Color welcomes any and all students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity related to culture and identity. Our topic this month will be Being an Ally.

RSVP to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/717873/RSVP-for-Conversations-of-Color.

Conversations of Color is sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Walker at jessica.walker@nyu.edu.

April showers bring…Workshops for YOU from Counseling & Student Services!

Join the Counseling & Student Services staff from the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs for our April workshops.  You will learn valuable skills and tips to get connected, stay informed, and be involved.  We hope to see you soon!

Professionalism & Social Media*
Wednesday, April 11, 12:30-1:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Apartment Rental Vendor Fair and Roommate Mixer
Wednesday, April 11th from 5:00PM – 9:00PM, Palladium Hall, Multipurpose Room

Apartment Vendor Fair:  5PM – 7PM
Roommate Mixer: 7:15PM – 9PM

International Student Wasserman Workshop
Wednesday, April 18th, 1:00-2:00pm, Wasserman Center, 133 E. 13th Street, 2nd floor

Preparing to Apply to Grad School*
Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-1:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Healthy, Quick, & Cheap Cooking**
Thursday, April 26, 5-6:30pm, 35 W. 4th St. 10th Floor Kitchen

*Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to these sessions.
Refreshments will be provided.
**Attendance capped at 20 Students;
RSVP: http://steinhardt.cookingworkshop.sgizmo.com/s3/

 

For details, please visit our Events & Workshop page at: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/Semester_Events .  If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (212) 998- 5065 or via email at steinhardt.student.matters@nyu.edu.

American Theatre Wing – Opportunity for Summer Program

For those of you who dream of being actors, the American Theatre Wing is looking to get the word out about SpringboardNYC, which is accepting applications until April 1. It’s a fantastic program for juniors and seniors who want to be Broadway stars after graduation. The two-week crash course covers actor survival skills, plus Q&As with top theatre pros, group outings to Broadway shows, and a visit to the Tony Awards dress rehearsal. It’s free to apply but there is a tuition fee for accepted participants.  www.americantheatrewing.org

Pre-Professional Panel

(Presented by Gentlemen of Quality and Women’s HERstory Month)

NYU Wasserman Center, Presentation Room B
Thursday, March 29, 2012
5:30-7:00pm

Explore your interest in a variety of fields! This pre-professional panel gives NYU students a chance to hear from professionals who are working in fields of STEM, Law, Business, Non-Profit and Entertainment.
Co-Sponsored by Wasserman Center Diversity Advisory Board

March Workshops brought to you by Counseling & Student Services!

Join the Counseling & Student Services staff from the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs for our March workshops.  No madness…just valuable skills and tips to help you get connected, stay informed, and be involved.  We hope to see you there!

Graduate Financial Life 101
Thursday, March 22, 5-6:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Writing Workshop for International Graduate Students
Friday, March 23, 2-4pm, Silver Room 520

National Scholarship Competitions Information Session
Monday, March 26, 3:00pm-4:00pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Getting to Know Yourself*
Wednesday, March 28, 12:30-1:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

*Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to these sessions.
Refreshments will be provided.

For details, please visit our Events & Workshop page at: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/Semester_Events .  If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (212) 998- 5065 or via email at steinhardt.student.matters@nyu.edu.

NYU Reynolds: Global MicroConsignment Internship Info Session!

NYU Reynolds is proud to provide a great opportunity for social entrepreneurs from across NYU’s graduate and undergraduate communities. If you are looking for an international internship experience or are interested in making a difference within the field of social enterprise this opportunity is for you. Join NYU Reynolds and Greg van Kirk, co-founder of Social Entrepreneur Corps and The New Development Solutions Group, for an information session about Social Entrepreneur Corps on March 20th at 7pm in the Jersey Conference Room at NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd floor. RSVP at http://bit.ly/yrZXQ1.

 

Social Entrepreneur Corps (www.socialentrepreneurcorps.com) is a social enterprise that leads innovative and dynamic international internship programs in Guatemala, Ecuador, Nicaragua, South Africa and the Dominican Republic. Interns work in the field alongside sister organization Community Enterprise Solutions (www.cesolutions.org) supporting social innovations such as the award-winning MicroConsignment Model, which has been featured in the New York Times (http://nyti.ms/hOIONE) and on CNN (http://cnnmon.ie/9MxWAJ). To learn more about the MicroConsignment Model and the work that interns do, you can watch Euliria’s Story (http://youtu.be/4ctI0xoA5Uk).

The event is free and open to all NYU students but an RSVP is required at http://bit.ly/yrZXQ1.

Oxfam America CHANGE 2012 Initiative

CHANGE is Oxfam’s national student leadership program for rising sophomores and juniors. It provides leadership and advocacy training and prepares students to promote social change locally and globally. CHANGE Leaders are exposed to the international development issues that inform Oxfam’s work, and apply their skills and creativity to run Oxfam campaigns on campus.

Applications are due April 2, 2012. Selected students participate in a week-long training in Boston, July 21-27, 2012, which is organized and paid for by Oxfam. Students must agree to work with a student club and implement an Oxfam campaign on campus during the 2012-13 academic year, as well as communicate regularly with Oxfam staff about their work. Each year 50 students are selected from US-based colleges and universities across the U.S. To learn more about the CHANGE Initiative, visit www.oxfamamerica.org/change. If you have questions about CHANGE, or want to request materials to promote this opportunity, please be in touch.