Please update your bookmarks! The Historian has a new home at https://www.carleton.edu/history/newsletter/historian/
Carleton seniors and graduates are invited to apply to a two-year Master’s Program, jointly awarded by Columbia University and the London School of Economics in International and World History.
The curriculum includes a two-year sequence of reading and research seminars, interdisciplinary electives, and foreign language training. At the heart of the program is a two-year dissertation, an original scholarly work based on empirical research and analysis.
Students spend the first year in New York and the second year in London, receiving degrees from both institutions. Graduates are prepared for careers in government, journalism, think tanks, NGOs, and academia.
The application deadline is March 15. For more information visit worldhistory.columbia.edu or contact email@example.com
Roger Launius, retired NASA historian and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator, will be giving a presentation called “Why Go to the Moon? Apollo, the Space Race, and the Many Faces of Lunar Exploration at 3:30 p.m. in Best Buy Theater in Northrop on Thursday, February 21st.
Summer Program in Ireland – a few spots are left to sign up!
Study Irish culture, history, and literature on the Carleton Ireland Program this Summer, 2019! Our program is based in County Mayo, Dublin, and Belfast, with excursions to the Aran Islands, Derry, and the Galway International Arts Festival, and with musicians, writers, and political leaders as guest speakers. There are still a few spaces available; for more information contact Prof. Constance Walker, English Dept. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
THE WORLD IS CHANGING. HELP CHANGE IT FOR THE BETTER.
This summer, learn from inspiring people and places.
At Operation Groundswell, students are given teh tools to create meaningful change in the communities you call home. The program will connect you with inspiring local farmers, artists, educators, and activists who are making incredible change in their communities.
Led by two experienced leaders,their small teams dive straight into life on the ground through immersive homestays and meaningful volunteer work. Local change-makers lead us in improving their communities – sharing their stories along the way.
Operation Groundswell has grants available for students that make their summer programs accessible. 95% of students receive financial assistance grants, which can cover up to 25% of your program fee. More information about the grant is available on their website.
Programs are filling up quickly, so apply as soon as possible. The deadline for summer program applications is March 1st!
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Great talks last week from Aaron Sparby and Russell Li, this year’s recipients of the Ted Mullin prize. Thanks to everyone who came!
This is a great program for rising seniors and future (enrolling in fall 2019) graduate students.
- US Citizens or Permanent Residents
- 18 years old or older
- Students who have completed their junior year (e.g. Rising Senior or Senior) and are expecting to complete degree requirements after the summer of 2019; have recently been accepted and enrolled as a graduate student; or a graduate student who has completed at least his or her first year of graduate school
- GPA of 3.0 or higher (unoﬃcial transcripts are required and should be attached to your complete SCA application)
- Available to serve around the country from May/June to August/September 2019. Exact dates are ﬂexible and will be agreed upon by the selected candidate and supervisor.
- Demonstrated interest or experience in the conservation field
- Some positions in this program require you to have access to a driver’s license or personal vehicle during your internship
- Able to pass a criminal background check
- Males born after December 31, 1959, and are at least 18 years of age, must register with the Selective Service System, unless they meet certain exemptions.
Note: All interested applications will be reviewed, fit rating does not apply.
- Fellowships take place in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service field stations across the US
- Fellowships are 12 weeks over the summer
- Areas of focus include: biological sciences, natural resources & refuge management
- Participate in a week-long orientation at the FWS National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV to kick off your experience
- Positions involve a combination of indoor oﬃce-based tasks and outdoor field based work.
- Housing in Select Areas
- Bi-weekly Living Allowance
- Travel Allowance
- All positions begin with an orientation at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. You must be able to attend one of these sessions. The orientation dates are as follows:
- May Orientation: Sunday, May 20th- Friday May 25th, 2019
- June Orientation: Sunday, June 17th- Friday June 22nd, 2019
- Hands-on experience
- Interns may be eligible for a permanent position with the FWS after successfully completing the fellowship and/or meeting degree requirements.
Apply for Northfield and Faribault based AmeriCorps positions for the 2019-2020 year! For more information, visit https://northfieldhci.org/americorps/.