First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium

Our February First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium is scheduled for Friday, February 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Pless Hall Lounge. The February 4th meeting will feature Professor C. Cybele Raver from the Department of Applied Psychology along with doctoral student Dana Charles.

Professor Raver’s research focuses on young children and families facing economic hardship. She examines the mechanisms that support children’s positive outcomes in the policy contexts of welfare reform and early intervention. Click here for more information about Professor Raver’s work: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/appsych/faculty_bios/view/C._Cybele_Raver

First Fridays is open to all currently registered Steinhardt doctoral students. Please send an email to steinhardt.grad.office@nyu.edu to RSVP for the February 4th meeting.

Graduate Student Spring Semester Refund Schedule

This is a reminder that the deadline to drop a class and receive a 100% tuition refund is Sunday, January 30. If you drop a class between January 31 and February 6, you will only receive a 70% tuition refund; no fees will be refunded after January 24.

Visit the University Bursar’s website for more info.

NYU Civic Team Service Fair

Meet representatives from more than 30 non-profits and government agencies to learn about volunteering opportunities in New York City.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kimmel Center for University Life
E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor
60 Washington Square South

For more information on joining the Civic Team, please visit www.nyu.edu and search Civic Team

Graduate Student Spring Semester Refund Schedule

This is a reminder that the deadline to drop a class and receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees is Monday, January 24. If you drop a class between January 25 and January 30, you will only receive a 100% tuition refund; no fees will be refunded after January 24.

Visit the University Bursar’s website for more info.

FUNDED INTERNSHIP AWARD

Pursuing an unpaid internship this spring? Want to get more than just experience for your work? The Wasserman Center is committed to supporting students as they pursue limitless opportunities. The purpose of this $1,000 award is to provide financial assistance to
students pursuing unpaid internships in the arts, education, public service and other not-for-profits*. Application Deadline is February 22, 2011 at Noon.
Visit www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/funded_internship.php or contact us at FundedInternshipAward@nyu.edu

DISSERTATION FILING DEADLINE FOR STEINHARDT DOCTORAL STUDENTS

Our next dissertation filing deadline is Thursday, February 3, 2011. Any NYUSteinhardt doctoral candidate planning to have orals during the spring semester and graduate in May must meet this deadline. Forms and instructions are available here: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/policies_doctoral/forms and additional information about the final oral exam process is available here: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/policies_doctoral/dissertation
There are no format workshops scheduled between now and the February 3 deadline, but if you have questions about format or the dissertation filing procedure please contact Nancy Hall by email at nancy.hall@nyu.edu or by phone at 212 998-5044.

Welcome Week Classes for Grad Students

Hello from the NYU Libraries:
As another spring semester kicks off, we’re offering a chance to brush up your skills with a series of Graduate Student workshops. These workshops focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, finding out to how to track down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. For the complete listing of these sessions, and to sign up, go to:  http://library.nyu.edu/grads
NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group

CBCF Summer Congressional Internship Program

Established in 1986, the CBCF Congressional Internship Program answered the call to help diversify our democracy by increasing the pool of talented public servants. This intensive nine-week summer program offers the opportunity for college students from across the nation to learn about the legislative process, leadership and careers in the policy making process.  Interns work in CBC member offices, attend professional development events, and participate in leadership development projects.   The program prepares young people to become informed decision makers and influential leaders who shape our world.

See http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-congressional-internship-program.html for application and additional information.

Application deadline: February 25, 2011

The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship in Social Entrepreneurship

The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship in Social Entrepreneurship is open to all full-time undergraduate students who will be completing their sophomore years in any school at NYU in May 2011, with a scheduled May 2013 graduation. Up to 10 undergraduate scholarship winners will receive up to a $20,000 tuition award each year for their final two years of study, a stipend for a summer internship between junior and senior years and an intensive two-year program. See http://www.nyu.edu/reynolds/undergrad/ for application and additional information.

Application deadline: January 21, 2011

NYS Teacher Certification Exams

The regular registration deadline (without late fee) for the next paper-based administration of the NYS Teacher Certification Exams is January 18, 2011 for the February 19, 2011 administration date.

Register for exams and download free study guides at www.nystce.nesinc.com

Not all tests are available on all test dates, please refer to Test Selection section for availability.

If you have any questions including which exams you should be registering for, please contact:

Mark J. Perez
Certification Officer
NYU Steinhardt
82 Washington Square East, Room 229
New York, New York 10003
(212) 998-5033

mark.perez@nyu.edu