Urban Teachers Student Opportunity

Are you curious about: a career in education, making an impact on young people, and continuing to move the needle on effective and well-rounded education in this country? Are you also looking for a meaningful and lucrative full-time career that allows you to help create change in our society? Well, Urban Teachers may be just what you’re looking for.

Who are we?Urban Teachers, an AmeriCorps Affiliate program, is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching and peer support, we give our teachers the skills needed to improve outcomes for students in high-need communities. By doing so, our teachers are changing the lives of the students, families, and communities they serve, as well their own.

What you need to know:

  • Urban Teachers 1st App Deadline – Monday, October 16th at 11:59 pm – Apply now! This is your first opportunity to get your foot in the door of a rewarding career. Applying is not committing – so if you’re interested in the program, I recommend you pursue it by completing an application. The application should take no more than 30-40 min to complete.
  • Phone Chats – Madison Reiser is your representative from Urban Teachers and the person who can answer your questions about the program. Setting up an informal phone chat is a great way to learn more about the program, and get help with your application! Please reach out to her at madison.reiser@urbanteachers.org, or follow this link to schedule a time to talk with her!

Our teachers know that in their classrooms, students are building great futures. Change starts in the classroom, are you ready to be that change?


SCHOLARSHIP CALL – Off The Beaten Track


Off The Beaten Track 2018
Summer Field School for Anthropologists and Social Scientists


This call is aimed at budding researchers with creative and open minds towards the challenges of applied research. We offer a unique learning opportunity in a multidisciplinary research project on the isle of Gozo, Malta. Expeditions and the University of Leuven offer a 20.000 euro scholarship fund to cover part or all of the tuition fee for the 2018 Malta Summer School. Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis, based on a research proposal.

Call directed at

  • Undergraduate and graduate students
  • PhD students
  • Everyone with a genuine interest in cultural anthropology
  • Previous participants of the project

Selection is not based on academic merit, originality or complexity. We aim for enthusiasm, dedication and creativity. In the past years even students who were not enrolled in an anthropology program received scholarships for the project.

Selection Procedure
Candidates are invited to propose two or more creative research concepts that can be built upon fieldwork performed during one session of the summer school on Gozo (Malta). From these proposals, the scholarship review board will select 15 candidates to work out a more detailed research plan within a deadline of two months (January/February). These 15 proposals will be ranked and scholarships will be divided according to this ranking. The top ranked proposals will be granted a full scholarship, others will receive a partial scholarship. None of the scholarships include airfare from and to Malta.

How can I apply for this initial selection?

  • Send us two or more research concepts.
  • 150-250 words per research concept.
  • Submitting can only be done through this online form. • The deadline for submissions (first stage) is January 5th, 2018.
  • Please visit our website for more detailed information.


Please note that the number of students accepted in the program is limited. Scholarships will be granted only after the completion of the selection procedure, while registration is open to non-scholarship participants. In case you wish to join the project even if you do not receive a scholarship, we advise to register through the regular procedure as early as possible since non-scholarship slots are usually filled by the end of December.

2018 PPIA Fellowship Application Open! Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Training the Next Generation of Diverse Leaders in Public Policy and International Affairs

PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) is a rigorous, intensive seven-week summer program of classes and co-curricular activities promoting the professional and personal development of emerging leaders in public service. The JSI curriculum is structured to introduce or strengthen skills in economics, statistics, policy analysis, writing, and public speaking.

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  • Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute
  • Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses
  • A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI)
  • University housing with a meal plan
  • Books and related course materials at your JSI
  • GRE preparation assistance and career guidance coaching

Additional benefits upon completion.

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JUNE 10 – JULY 29
Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

JUNE 10 – JULY 28
Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

JUNE 10 – JULY 29
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy,
Carnegie Mellon University

Apply at ppiaprogram.org by November 1st


Puzzled how to land a job or internship as an anthropology major?


This October CAS is partnering with Vocatio to help students identify and hopefully land great internship or job opportunities. Vocatio’s Career Hacks program will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. for three weeks in October, culminating in a showcase to employers. Students will have an opportunity to find jobs that best fit them, increase their career-readiness, work one-on- one with potential employers, and land an internship or a job.

This video can give you more of a feel for the program. It is specifically designed for liberal arts majors!

Students who participated last year found it very helpful and many got internship/job offers, so please consider signing up. The program is limited to 200 students. If you are interested sign up by going to this site.

U.S. PIRG Needs Your Help


My name is Andre Delattre and I’m the Executive Director of U.S. PIRG, the Public Interest Research Group. I’ll be working this year to connect passionate and driven Miami University students with the jobs that will help them make meaningful change and fight for the public interest.

Let me explain what I mean by public interest group: Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making a decision that will affect all of us – it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy. Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for the public interest. That’s what we do.

Right now, we’re working on everything from reducing the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry to defending consumer protections on Wall Street. We don’t see these issues as liberal or conservative. They’re just problems we shouldn’t tolerate in this day and age. And we’re willing to work with everybody we can to solve them.

This non-partisan, result-oriented approach works. We have a 45-year track record of winning hundreds of new laws and other policies, making the lives of people in states across the country healthier, safer and more secure.

I got my start with U.S.PIRG as a student volunteer during my time at Berkeley. Over three decades later, I am grateful to those who inspired me to take on this meaningful work. That’s why I’m looking for Miami University students – so I can provide them the opportunity to work on issues that they care about and immediately make a difference.

You can learn more about U.S. PIRG here.

I’m hoping you can forward the note below to students on campus. It’s a little more information about our jobs and how to apply.

Thanks in advance for your help and I look forward to working with you this year!

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U.S. PIRG is about standing up for the public interest and doing all we can to win – the same approach that over the past 45 years has helped us win literally hundreds of victories. Because of these laws and other policies, people are recycling more and wasting less, buying healthier and safer products, getting a better deal on credit card fees and student loans, driving cleaner and safer cars, drinking cleaner water, and living longer, healthier lives.

We’re looking for smart, passionate, and driven students who work well in a team and want to make a tangible difference. Specifically, we’re hiring our 2018 class of U.S. PIRG Fellows and Digital Campaigners to help run powerful campaigns for the public interest.

We need students from Miami University to join our fight and become leaders who will stand up for what’s right.

The Fellowship program is a great entry point to fact-based advocacy. During your 2-year fellowship, you will learn everything you need to know to become an advocate for issues like consumer protection, government reform, and modernizing our elections.

As a Digital Campaigner, you will support our campaign team by running a powerful digital campaign to tackle problems like the overuse of antibiotics and overturning Citizen’s United.

If you are interested in applying for one of our positions, visit our website to fill out an application.

Summer Program in Israel


Field School Dates:

July 1 – July 28, 2018

Learn about archaeology in a seaside setting!


Training in archaeological excavation, survey, GIS analysis, 3D imaging, conservation, community outreach, and the archaeological sciences. No prior experience required.

6 course credits through Miami, which can be applied to the Anthropology or Classics major/minor, the Archaeology minor, or your Global Perspectives Miami Plan requirement.


Tel Akko in Israel is an archaeological site with remains from 3300-200 BCE. It includes artifacts of the Canaanites, Phoenicians, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans.


Old Akko is a picturesque seaside town and UNESCO World Heritage site that contains Crusader and Ottoman ruins.


The experience includes field trips to Jerusalem, Caesarea, and the Sea of Galilee.

Applications due March 1st.

Find out more about the field school at telakko.com

Scholarships are available!

For more information contact:

Dr. Melissa Rosenzweig

Asst. Professor of Archaeology Anthropology & Classics Depts.



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