Friday, 30 November 2012

2013-2014 Government of Ireland International Scholarships

Government of Ireland in Partnership with the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) funded Scholarships for Non-EEA Countries’ Students to Pursue Master’s and PhD Programme in Ireland 2013-2014 
About Scholarship: The Government of Ireland International Scholarships scheme was established under the provisions of the Government’s International Education Strategy, 2010–2015. It will be operated in the higher education sector and funded in partnership between the Government and the higher education institutions (HEIs).
The scholarship scheme is part of the implementation of the Programme for Government which indicated that the Government would “develop cultural and diplomatic links with emerging markets including a scholarship scheme”. Government of Ireland International Scholarships will be awarded to  high caliber higher education students from non-EEA countries to study in Ireland for a period of one year.
The scholarships will highlight Ireland’s strengths as a centre of international education, promote links with priority countries and strengthen the internationalization strategies of HEIs. Scholarships will be branded as prestigious awards reflecting the core messages about Ireland as a centre of international education.
It is expected that for every scholarship winner, awareness will be raised of Ireland among many more potential students and staff.  Scholarships must be regarded as highly desirable and value adding to individuals’ subsequent lives and careers. 
Study: Scholarships may be approved for study across all disciplines
Course Level: Master’s and PhD
Scholarship By: Government of Ireland and the higher education institutions (HEIs) 
Location: Ireland 
Number of awards:  It is expected that a total of 22 scholarships will be funded from the HEA in the academic year 2013/2014. 
Duration: The scholarship may be for the final year of an undergraduate programme, a one year taught masters programme or for one year of a research programme (research masters or PhD programme). 
Value: The HEA will award a scholarship fund to the student (through the HEI that the student is attending) amounting to €10,000 for one study year.  This fund is directed at covering student costs and living expenses. The HEI will be required to give a FULL fee waiver to the student for the scholarship year (i.e. tuition fee and registration charge are waived).  This is the  minimum  matching funding  requirement that institutions will be required to make to the scholarship programme. 
Eligibility: Government of Ireland International Scholarships will be awarded to high caliber higher education students from non-EEA countries to study in Ireland for a period of one year. 
Selection Criteria: The panel will consider the extent to which proposed scholarships meet the criteria of 2013/2014scholarships as outlined above,  the  HEI’s own applications and assessment processes, as well as the HEI’s own internationalization strategy and track record.  The evaluations process will also give consideration to institutional and geographic spread subject to quality considerations. 
Scholarship Open for: The students from non-EEA countries can apply
Notification: The HEA will advise HEIs of the outcome of the evaluation process by Friday, 8thFebruary 2013.
Apply: By post
Deadline: 12th December 2012
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2013 Limburg LLTB Scholarships at Maastricht University in Netherlands

Maastricht University
2013 Maastricht University offers Scholarships for Master’s Students in the field of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences in Netherlands

About Scholarship: The Limburgse Land- en Tuinbouwbond (LLTB) is the representative and advocate of the agricultural entrepreneurs in the Dutch province of Limburg. LLTB is at the same time union, advisor, representative, partner and innovative stimulus of these entrepreneurs. 
Study: Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Course Level: Master’s degree
Scholarship By: Maastricht University
Location: Netherlands 
Eligibility: LLTB provides a scholarship for talented master’s students. Applicants have to be admitted to the two year master’s program Health and Food Innovation Management of the Maastricht University Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life sciences (FHML).
- The program is taught on the Maastricht University Campus in the city of Venlo.
- Candidates applying for this scholarship should have a true interest in and affinity for the innovative developments concerning Health and Food, with respect to industry, health care, business or education. 
Selection criteria: The Faculty will rank the candidates based on quality. The Maastricht University Scholarship Committee and the LLTB will make the final decision. Applicants will be informed about the decision in writing. 
Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants have to be a national and passport holder of one of the EU membership countries. 
-Expenses per year with a maximum of 12 months-€800
-Tuition fee – €1.835. 
Apply: Online
Deadline: 1 March 2013
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Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Documentary Film directing

Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third Countries. Additionally, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Third Countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.
The Erasmus Mundus programme offers two categories of scholarships to students selected by the DOC NOMADS consortium.

Category “A” scholarships
Candidates who fulfil the third country students criteria* are eligible for a category “A” Erasmus Mundus scholarship, awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
*THIRD COUNTRY STUDENTS: students from countries OTHER than a Member State of the European Union, an EEA-EFTA State (Iceland, Norway, and Lichtenstein), who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months as from the 28th of February 2007 in one of these countries.
Contribution to travel, installation and any other type of costs: EUR 8000 / two years
Maximum contribution to the EMMC participation costs: EUR 16000 / two years
Monthly allowance: EUR 1000 /month for 24 months

Category “B“ scholarships
Candidates who fulfil the European students criteria* are eligible for a category B Erasmus Mundus scholarship, awarded on the basis of academic excellence
*EUROPEAN STUDENTS: students from countries a Member State of the European Union, an EEA-EFTA State (Iceland, Norway, and Lichtenstein)
Maximum contribution to the EMMC participation costs: EUR 8000 / two years
Monthly allowance: EUR 500 /month for 24 months
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship winners from EU countries will be exempt from paying the additional EUR 2000/semester of the tuition fee.

The number of scholarships available in different categories in the first edition (2012-2014) were as follows:
  • 9 scholarships for students in Category A
  • 7 scholarships for students in Category B
  • 4 additional scholarships for the special region: Western Balkans and Turkey; Tunisia and Egypt; Eastern Neighbourhood Countries i.e. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
The number of scholarships in the edition 2013-2015 will be somewhat lower.

Individuals who have already benefited from an EMMC scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship in order to follow the same or another EMMC.
Students fulfilling the eligibility criteria for both Category A and B – e.g. students with a double nationality – must select the Category of their choice.
In order to make the programme more attractive to third-country nationals, the amount of the full study scholarship will be higher for third-country masters students (Category A scholarships) than for European masters students (Category B scholarships)
The monthly allowance amount may be increased in order to help cover the additional costs of students with special needs.
For further information please visit the Education, Audiovisual Culture Executive Agency's website:

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Join the Corps (International Applicants)

The following information is for:
• International Environmental Organizations
• International Citizens (Non-U.S. Citizens)

The international corpsmember position is a 6-month service learning experience with EarthCorps in Seattle, WA, USA. Young environmental leaders from countries outside the United States will join US AmeriCorps members to develop skills in environmental service, community building and leadership.
This is not a classroom or workshop. Corpsmembers spend 80% of their time in the field engaged in environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound region of Washington State. Restoration is very physically demanding and takes place outdoors in all weather conditions.
Program Description:
(40 hours a week, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm) Participants take part in environmental restoration projects, such as tree-planting, trail construction, stream restoration, and invasive plant removal. Projects are located throughout Washington State.

For more information, please read our What to Expect document
EarthCorps international participants will receive:
• a monthly stipend
• health insurance
homestay family

EarthCorps charges no fees for international participants. Some financial assistance from EarthCorps may be available in the form of an airfare scholarship. Any scholarship will be provided in reimbursement form after participants arrive in Seattle. Scholarships are based upon several factors, including a participant’s financial need, and the total need for the entire incoming international group.
International Corpsmember Opportunities:
International Corpsmember positions typically run from June through mid-December (six months) each year.

Desired Qualifications:
• Between 18-28 years old
• Experience in environmental field work and intercultural exchange
• Commitment to community service and previous experience in volunteer service

Required Qualifications:
• No Criminal Record
• Conversational English
• 4 year college degree in the environmental field and 1 year of work experience in the environmental field*
• 5 years of work experience in the environmental field*
*Please note that EarthCorps is required by the US government to ensure that every applicant meets strict criteria in order to qualify for a US J-1 Trainee visa. You must have a university degree in an environmental field and/or environmental work experience to qualify.

Country: USA
City: Seattle/King County
State: Washington (note: not Washington, DC)

How to apply:
In addition to being referred by your organization via the EarthCorps Candidate Nomination form, qualified candidates must send the following documents to EarthCorps before being considered for this position:

If you having difficulty downloading the application materials please try right clicking the link and saving the item to your desktop.
Please send all application materials to:
Application deadline:
Applications for the upcoming 2013 program are due by December 7, 2012. Due to a limited number of positions available, early application submission is recommended to ensure consideration.

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CICC Vacancy - Communications and Online Media Internship Coalition for the International Criminal Court

Starting date: As soon as possible
Deadline for Application: rolling
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) includes 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC); ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The ICC is the first permanent Court with the mandate to bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious violations of international humanitarian law, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. For further information about the Coalition, visit our website at: 
The Coalition is looking for a Communications and Online Media Intern for its international secretariat in The Hague, the Netherlands, to assist with a range of media and public-information projects.
The Internship would be for a minimum of three months, starting as soon as possible. The intern will report to the Communications Officer, among other Section staff. The internship is full-time, 40 hours per week. 
This internship provides the opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, small and young international team, part of a large international secretariat and a global network and learn more on the Coalition’s communications activities.
  • Support section staff with the updating and creation of factsheets, press releases, social tools, content for website updates and other background resources. 
  • Monitoring and compiling news developments related to the ICC current investigations and cases, as well as thematic issues such as sexual violence, children and victims as they relate to the ICC. 
  • Assist with the research and drafting of articles for Coalition publications.
  • Assist with e-newsletters creation and development.
  • Support in setting up a new website and keep it up to date. 
  • Assist with content development for new website, including writing/editing articles and blog posts, creating and editing videos, and other content. 
  • Identify content for website and social media outlets.
  • Develop creative ideas for Twitter and Facebook campaigns and reporting.
  • Monitor developments in online media. 
  • Update journalist database and research media outlets worldwide. 
  • Assist with media relations.
  • Attend and take photo/video of press briefings, meetings, lectures related to international justice in The Hague.
  • Help fulfil requests for information. 
  • Support staff and undertake special projects and assignments as needed. 
  • We are interested in applicants whose studies were/are related to Communications, multimedia communications, web design, new media, Journalism, and/or International Relations, Political Science, Law and/or other relevant fields. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication, research and analytical skills. 
  • Attention to detail; Organizational and administrative skills. 
  • Effective team player with the ability to work and think independently, and to be resourceful and proactive. 
  • Proficiency in English; Good knowledge of French is a plus.  
  • Ability to work independently and in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Previous nonprofit and/or journalism experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in international justice and NGO work.
  • Affinity with the Coalition’s goals and objectivities. 
  • Interest in photojournalism preferred. 
  • Knowledge and interest in still and video photography and editing software preferred.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, or other similar software, would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and HTML, Google Analytics, and MailChimp an asset.
  • Experience producing online content an asset.
  • Passion for social media and its potential as an advocacy tool.
Unfortunately, internships at the Coalition are unpaid. We recommend all prospective candidates to seek financial assistance from their academic institutions or seek outside fellowships, grants and personal resources. The Coalition cannot sponsor individuals applying for internships to help them obtain visas.
a. Review the information above carefully
b. Please send your CV and a cover letter to Amielle de Rosario at:  IMPORTANT: on the subject line, please put “(Your First & Last Name) - Application for Communications and Online Media Internship 2013”.  
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and short-listed candidates are invited for an interview over the phone. 
Due to the great number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you to all of those that have applied.

Chevening Scholarships 2013/14

Applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships are now open. Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.

The Chevening programme began in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from over 116 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support approximately 700 individuals. There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

The Chevening programme makes awards to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.

Chevening awards enable Scholars to study a one-year postgraduate Master's course in any discipline at any UK university. The priority areas in which Scholarships are funded vary from country to country and can be found on the country pages of the Chevening website.  In some countries short courses are also funded, with further details set out from time to time on the relevant country pages of the Chevening website and/or your local British Embassy or High Commission website.

Selection criteria

Chevening Scholarships are for high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. You will need to demonstrate that you:
  • have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership in your home country
  • are motivated to develop your career in order to establish a position of leadership in your own country within ten years of your Scholarship
  • have a clear post-Scholarship plan, outlining your career objectives and how you plan to achieve them
  • are committed to networking to find global solutions
  • are committed to networking within the Chevening community, via online engagement and attending Chevening events in the UK and engaging with the alumni network in your home country
  • are able to use your studies and experience in the UK to benefit yourself, your country and the UK
  • are capable of successfully undertaking and completing your proposed course of study in the UK

There are no age restrictions for Chevening Scholarships. To qualify for a Chevening Scholarship, you must:
  • demonstrate that you have achieved a minimum English language requirement (set out below) at the time that you submit your application
  • be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of applying for the award, and intend to return there at the end of the period of study
  • hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree. Further information on UK degree equivalency can be found from UK NARIC
  • have completed at least two years' work or equivalent experience by 30 September 2012
University admissions

You are expected to submit applications to UK universities before, or at the same time as, applying for a Chevening Scholarship. It is your responsibility to pay for any fee relating to your university applications, (including administration fees, English tests and GMAT tests). The courses to which you apply must be:
  • a one-year postgraduate Master's course,
  • the University of Oxford Certificate in Diplomatic Studies, or
  • an approved short course (as advertised from time to time on the Chevening website and/or your local British Embassy or High Commission website).
You may be able to apply for other courses through our partner organisations.  

The following courses will not be accepted under the Chevening Scholarships programme:
  • Undergraduate degrees
  • Distance learning courses
  • Part-time courses
  • Courses over one year in length including PhDs or DPhils
  • Supervised research not leading to a Master's degree qualification
  • Courses with more than one month of study outside the UK

To apply for a Chevening Scholarship, you must complete and submit an online eChevening application form.

Applications will open in October 2012 and close in December 2012. If you have registered on the Chevening website you will be notified when the eChevening site is open for applications. The opening and closing dates for each country will be available on the country pages of the Chevening website. Applications received after the closing date for your country will not be considered. In some countries paper applications may also be accepted. If, exceptionally, paper applications are accepted in your country this will be stated on your country page of the Chevening website. Please note that the closing date for receipt of paper applications, if allowed, may be earlier than for electronic applications. 

Thursday, 29 November 2012

2013 International Merit Scholarships, UK

University of Gloucestershire
2013 University of Gloucestershire offers Master’s Scholarships in the field of Human Resource Management in UK  

Scholarship Description: The International Merit Scholarship for MSC in Human Resource Management (International) is a prestigious award for students with an excellent academic background. 
Study: Human Resource Management
Course Level: Master’s degree
Scholarship By: University of Gloucestershire
Location: UK
Number of awards: Two
Value: £2,000  
- To be eligible for all of our scholarships and bursaries students must be classified as international students in terms of fees.
- Only students who hold an offer letter can be awarded a scholarship.
- A student can apply for multiple scholarships but will only receive the one of greatest value.
- MSC in Human Resource Management (International).  
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Apply: By email
Deadline: 5 July 2013 
Further Information:

2013 Masters and PhD Scholarships at MIST, UAE

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Master and Doctoral Programs in Microsystems Engineering at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi in UAE 
About Scholarship: Microsystems Engineering program at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology inAbu Dhabiinvites applications for Masters and PhD program from students interested in research in the following areas of photonics:+ Silicon photonics and integrated optics; Electronic-photonic integrated circuits; on-chip optical interconnects; III-V photonics; Optical sensors; Chalcogenide glass-based infrared light emitting devices; Fiber Optics; Tunable lasers.
Graduate students can work on design, fabrication, and/or characterization, regarding on their preferences. Masdar Institute is an independent, not-for-profit, research driven, graduate institution. It is developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA to follow the standards for research and education similar to MIT.
The institute is located in Abu Dhabiin Masdar City, a carbon neutral and a zero waste sustainable city to be powered solely by alternative energy. During their Masters and PhD studies, students are taking classes and pursuing research in their selected field. A thesis is submitted at the end of the program.
While peers and faculty represent over 30 different nationalities, all instruction is conducted in English. The institute is working with local accreditation entities to launch its PhD program as early as January 2013.
Study: Research in the following areas of photonics:
Silicon photonics and integrated optics;
Electronic-photonic integrated circuits; on-chip optical interconnects;
Optical sensors;
Chalcogenide glass-based infrared light emitting devices;
Thin film SiGe solar cells;
Chalcogenide glass-based infrared light emitting devices.
Course Level: Master’s and PhD
Scholarship By: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Location: UAE 
-Undergraduate degree in engineering or physics for MSc scholarship;
- Masters degree for PhD scholarship;
-Open for applicants from all parts of the world. No application fee.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Value: All students will have the following benefits: Scholarships/research assistantships, providing full financial support, including all tuition fees, medical insurance, housing, travel expenses, laptops and cost of living allowances;
Application requirements:
- GRE quantitative score of at least 700;
- TOEFL score of at least 91 or academic IELTS score of at least 6.5;
- Statement of objectives;+ 3 references;
- Research proposal (for PhD applicants).
Apply: Electronically
Deadline: May 31, 2013
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2013 Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP)

Netherlands Fellowship Programmes
Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs funded Master’s Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan African Students in Netherlands, 2013 
About Scholarship: The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promotes capacity building within organizations in 62 countries by providing training and education through fellowships for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation.
The overall aim of the NFP is to help increase both the number and the competencies of skilled staff at a wide range of governmental and non-governmental organizations. You have to be nominated by your employer to be eligible for the fellowship. There also has to be a clear need for training within the context of your organization.
Study: Courses offered by the university
Course Level: Master’s degree
Scholarship By: Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs under its Development Cooperation budget
Location: Netherlands
Duration: Two years
Value: Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs funded Full-cost scholarship (including international travel, monthly subsistence allowance, tuition fee, books and health insurance.) 
-The NFP target group consists of mid-career professionals who are employed by an organization other than a large industrial, commercial and/or multinational firm. Since the training must help the organization to develop, the applicants must be nominated by their employers.
-Applicants must also be nationals of one of the 57 selected countries (see ‘Eligible countries’).
-Applicants must declare that they will return to their home country immediately after they complete the master program.
-Applicants must have gained admission to a TU/e master course, which is on the NFP course list and have sufficient mastery of the English language.
-All TU/e Master’s programs 
Selection Criteria: The fellowships are awarded in a very competitive selection to highly motivated professionals with at least three years’ work experience who are in a position to introduce the newly-acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organisation. 
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Afghanistan, Eritrea, Nicaragua, Albania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Armenia, Georgia, Pakistan, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Ghana, Peru, Bangladesh ,Guatemala, Philippines, Benin, Guinea-Bissau ,Rwanda, Bhutan, Honduras, Senegal, Bolivia, India ,South Africa, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Iran, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, South Sudan, Burma/Myanmar, Jordan, Suriname, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Cambodia, Kosovo, Thailand, Cape Verde, Macedonia, Uganda, Colombia, Mali, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Moldova, Yemen, Cuba, Mongolia, Zambia, DR Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ecuador, Namibia, Egypt, Nepal, El Salvador 
Notification: You will be informed about the outcome of the selection by mail or email.
Apply: Online
Deadline: 1 December 2012 
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Fashion jobs (Italy)

- Firma di moda a Barcellona, ricerca un disegnatore di borse e/o calzature, che faccia anche proposte sulle collezioni e analisi di trend e tendenze. Si richiedono almeno 3 anni di esperienza. Inviare la candidatura a
- La casa di moda Tommy Hilfiger cerca un’Assistant children’s graphic designer per la sede di New York. Il candidato ideale ha maturato almeno un anno di esperienza in un brand di alto profilo. Per candidarsi
- Geox offre un opportunità di stage nella direzione stile per l’ideazione e lo sviluppo del prodotto calzature sulle linee uomo-donna-bambino. La sede di riferimento è Biadene di Montebelluna (TV). Per candidarsi
- Azienda di produzione moda ricerca un disegnatore AutoCad (computer aided design) 2d neodiplomato da inserire in ufficio tecnico. La sede di riferimento è a Parabiago (MI). Per candidarsi:
- Pull&Bear cerca persone motivate, appassionate di fashion e moda da inserire nel Graphic Design Team. Inviare il CV a inserendo come oggetto nella mail: Ref.FashionUnited Graphic Design.


- Milano, si ricerca sarto di alta moda da inserire in prestigiosa boutique italiana. La figura dovrà occuparsi di effettuare, a diretto contatto con la clientela, riparazioni, finiture e modifiche dei capi, utilizzando le migliori tecniche di sartoria. Per candidarsi contattare
- Si ricerca un modellista con esperienza nel settore borse con conoscenza del cad. La zona di riferimento è nel circondario Empolese-Valdelsa (FI). Per candidarsi contattare
- Carpi (MO), si cerca un modellista per azienda operante nel settore tessile abbigliamento. E’ necessario essere in grado di trasformare i disegni in modelli concreti e realizzare i cartamodelli nella taglia base. E’ richiesta esperienza nel settore. Per la candidatura scrivere a selezione
- Milano, si ricerca modellista da inserire in contesto lavorativo prestigioso. La risorsa si occuperà della realizzazione di capi di abbigliamento uomo di alta qualità, in particolare di giacche. Inviare la candidatura a


- Intimissimi cerca Assistente prodotto corsetteria. La sede di riferimento è Dossobuono di Villafranca (Verona). Inviare il CV a
- Primadonna cerca Responsabile punto vendita per La Spezia, Nola, Guidonia, Castel Romano, Casamassima, Rende, Verona e Vicenza e Consulenti di zona per le regioni Lazio, Veneto, Toscana e Piemonte. Candidati
- Pimkie seleziona responsabili, vice responsabili e direttori di negozio da inserire in diverse città: Roma, Milano, Ferrara, Modena, Arezzo, Rimini, Alessandria, Verona e Pescara. Candidati
- Il gruppo di distribuzione di moda Inditex, seleziona commessi e responsabili punto vendita per i negozi di Zara in Italia. Candidati

Kinship Conservation Fellows

Kinship Conservation Fellows is a ground-breaking environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems. Kinship's dynamic global network of 174 Fellows in 46 countries and 6 continents is collaborative, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to effective conservation.

At Kinship, we know that it can be a long road from ideas to impact. Our month-long program can help you tackle the road ahead with advanced skills and proven strategies.
Using market-based conservation case studies and specialized leadership training, Kinship’s intensive, in-residence instruction is tailored to meet the dynamic needs of today's conservation practitioners. Each year we select 18 Fellows from around the world to receive a $6,000 award and join this dynamic community.
Introduced as part of Focus 2012, Fellows build on their experience after returning to the field by connecting with one another in regional chapters and affinity groups and participating in webinars. These in-person and virtual collaborations strengthen the Fellow community, fostering thought leadership and impact far beyond the month in the Pacific Northwest.
Join us in shaping the future of conservation practice. Applications open on November 1, 2012.

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Internships at IBM - Great Minds student internships in Haifa and Zurich 2013

The Great Minds initiative is a competition for 3 to 6-month internships at IBM Research in Zurich and Haifa for students from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It provides students with the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists in the leading industrial IT research organization.
The internships will take place in 2013. The exact starting time and duration will be agreed upon with the winning students individually, taking into account their academic commitments and the availability of IBM staff. IBM will pay the winners a lump sum towards travel expenses as well as compensation that covers adequately the cost of living in Switzerland or in Israel, respectively. IBM will also obtain the necessary visa and work permits for the successful candidates.
IBM Research is conducting the Great Minds internships for the sixth time. The experiences on both sides have been very positive. This program also benefits faculty members when the Great Minds winners bring back to their universities or departments a valuable understanding of real industry problems, knowledge of advanced IBM technologies, and contacts throughout IBM Research.


The program is open to any full-time student enrolled in a Master's or PhD program in computer science, electrical engineering, physics, software engineering, industrial engineering and service science at a recognized university in central or eastern Europe, the Middle East or Africa. The students must have a solid command of the English language in both written and spoken form.
IBM is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from both genders as well as minority groups.
We would especially like to encourage qualified women to participate in this competition.

Nomination procedure

Participants must be nominated by a faculty member. A recommendation letter from a faculty member is mandatory.
To participate in the Great Minds competition, see the detailed instructions for students.
Deadline for submissions is 10 December 2012. 

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Writing/Editing/Research Internship Virtual Reality Medical Institute

Virtual Reality Medical Institute

The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI), a Brussels-based SME, offers a trainee opportunity for students in the final stages of a graduate or undergraduate degree program.  These internships are for a minimum of six months and can be extended once, in which case there may be an opportunity to assist with different duties in the corporation.  VRMI uses advanced technologies such as virtual reality and telehealth to improve the quality and availability of healthcare for people around the globe. It is closely affiliated with the Interactive Media Institute as well as the Virtual Reality Medical Center, both based in the U.S. and serves as the general secretariat for the International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, & Rehabilitation (iACToR) which is based in Brussels.
VRMI is working to further the application of advanced technologies for training, education, and patient care. The Institute sponsors national and international specialty NATO workshops, healthcare conferences, and continuing education courses for healthcare providers.  We publish quarterly scientific journals and magazines distributed to policymakers, funding agencies, industry leaders, and the research community to inform and educate on technology and healthcare. We also publish electronic newsletters and specialty books for the scientific community and general public. As well, we conduct research and clinical trials.
An internship with VRMI represents a great opportunity for students who are studying in Brussels who are looking for real-world experience during their stay in Europe’s capital.
Writing/Research/Editorial Intern
  •     In the final stages of a graduate or undergraduate educational program
  •     Native English Speaker
  •     Ability to multi-task
  •     Ability to work under tight deadlines with a “hands-on” approach
  •     Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  •     Good investigative skills.  Ability to research and synthesize large quantities of material.
  •     Creativity
  •     Ability to write on a wide variety of topics
  •     Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  •     Residing in Brussels
Nice to Have

  •     Other languages a distinct advantage (GERMAN, FLEMISH, FRENCH, ETC.)
  •     Literature, communications, or business major
  •     Previous writing or editing experience
  •     Medical or psychology background a definite plus
This internship will be for an initial period of six months.  Regular coaching and evaluation will determine whether an extension for a further period is offered.
Major Duties Involve:
  • Website:  assist the Communications Director with website content.
  • eNewsletter:  collect ideas and coordinate information to be included in the newsletter in cooperation with the editor.
  • Events:  assist the Conference Coordinator with all aspects of event organization, including collecting and editing abstracts and full papers, communicating with authors, and researching qualified speakers.
  • Marketing Material:  draft text for new marketing material, fliers on publications and events, emails, texts for the website, and more.
  • Marketing Campaigns:  collaborate with Communications Director on marketing and membership projects.
In addition to these fixed ongoing projects, a number of diverse tasks may be assigned depending on the intern’s abilities and priorities in the office.  
  • Update database.
  • Maintain and update presentation packages for prospective clients.
  • Researching, writing, and editing manuscripts, grants, and other written materials.
20 to 25 hours per week (flexible hours M-F) for 6 months minimum.
For consideration, please email your CV, and the names, emails, and phone numbers of one professional and one academic reference to Virtual Reality Medical Institute Office Manager: