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Apply to be the Kim-Frank Fellow!

A message from Quinn Frenzel ’16:

Attention, seniors! Would you like to begin your post-graduate career with a prestigious fellowship?

Apply to be the 2017-2018 Kim-Frank Fellow in the Writing Programs. Applications are due by email on Monday, March 27 at 4:30 PM.

The Kim-Frank Fellow works with Prof. Anne Greene in the Writing Programs office, helping to organize a broad range of writing programs and events on campus. The Fellow assists in running the university’s Writing Certificate and writing programs, has teaching responsibilities, and helps contribute to the development of new courses.

The Fellow also has an opportunity to work with distinguished writers, journalists, artists, and public figures.

The 2017-18 Fellow will be appointed with graduate student status and is eligible to take two academic courses, conduct research, and work collaboratively with faculty members.

To apply, please email the following application materials to Professor Anne Greene at agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu using the subject line “Kim-Frank Fellowship Application.”

Include:
1. A letter of interest discussing your academic work at Wesleyan, other important experiences, your fuure plans or aspirations, and your interest in this Fellowship.
2. A transcript
3. A resume
4. Two writing samples: One academic paper, with comments and a grade if they are available. The second piece should also be prose — academic, journalistic, or creative.
5. The names of two faculty members who can serve as references. Your references will be contacted if you are a finalist.

For more information, visit the Writing at Wesleyan webpage or contact Anne Greene, University Professor in English and Director of the Writing Certificate, at 860-685 3604 or agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Due date: Monday, March 27th at 5:00 p.m.
How to apply: Send required materials by email to agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Apply to the Film Board!

Hey You!

Do you ever look at the Film Series calendar and think, “Wow, why did they choose that? Why didn’t they put this movie up? I could do such a good job picking movies for this series.”

Then why not Apply to the Film Board!

Bring the Wesleyan campus the films you know they want to see! Gain experience curating an artistic enterprise! Argue with film nerds for hours with a tangible result at the end!

Applications must be submitted as a hard copy to the office of Logan Ludwig at the Center for Film Studies by Friday, February 24.

Film Board Application 2017

Apply to be a Writing Tutor!

mickey-mouse-writing-tutorFord Fellow Gabe Borelli writes in:

If you love to read, write, and—most importantly—help others with their writing, apply to be a writing tutor this spring!

The Writing Workshop has several positions open for qualified students looking to be Writing Workshop tutors, writing mentors, and thesis mentors for the spring 2016 semester.

Writing tutors receive a $500 stipend and 1/2 course credit in the Writing Certificate. In order to apply, you will need to do the following:

1) Fill out a pre-application form HERE.
2) Fill out a hard copy of the full application by November 1st at 8:00 AM. Applications are due to Ford Fellow Gabe Borelli in Downey 103 and can be found HERE.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gabe Borelli at writingworks[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or Interim Director of Academic Writing Meg Furniss Weisberg at mweisberg[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 1 at 8 AM

Apply to be on the Committee for Investor Responsibility!

social-investingAre you interested in corporate, social, environmental, or governance issues? The balance of ethical values with fiscal responsibility? Apply to the Committee for Investor Responsibility to become involved as a student representative!

The CIR, a student, faculty, staff, and alumni committee, was created to consider social and ethical issues with regards to the Wesleyan Endowment. The CIR engages in shareholder advocacy on behalf of the University and offers oversight to the investment decisions of the Board of Trustees.

Our recent work and charter can be viewed on our website, http://cir.wsa.wesleyan.edu/. Members’ duties include attending bimonthly to weekly meetings, independent research on issues of concern, as well as drafting shareholder resolutions. Most recently, the CIR has developed and presented a proposal outlining procedural mechanisms for the Investment Office and Board of Trustees to thoroughly consider environmental, social, and governmental concerns in investment practices.

If you are interested in the CIR, please visit our website and familiarize yourself with what we do before applying. To apply, please submit one to two paragraphs explaining why you are interested in the committee and what relevant skills you would contribute to jholmes@wesleyan.edu by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 13.

Apply By: Wednesday, April 13 at 5:00 PM

Apply to be the CFA’s ICPP intern!

From the CFA:

Apply to be the CFA’s ICPP intern! The Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance is Wesleyan’s low-residency Master’s program in the curation of performance. ICPP is looking for an intern that will work this summer, and two weekends during the academic year, to provide support for the program. Tasks include: providing logistical support, serving as a course assistant, as well as researching and archiving. The intern is invited to attend all performances, lectures, talks and meals outside of class times.

More information about the position included in the link. Applications are available on Career Drive, due April 15th.

Apply on CareerDrive By: Friday, April 15
More Information

Waste Not Now Accepting Applications

waste_not_by_daniel18274-d7qtln9From Michael Ortiz ’17:

Hi hi friends. Do you like waste not!-ing? Do you want to help people get cheap stuff for their rooms? Do you like working with a group of students carrying hand me downs? DO YOU CARRY A LUNCHBOX?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, consider applying to Waste Not! Waste Not is Wesleyan’s annual tag sale, which seeks to reduce waste on campus by reselling gently used donations to students in the fall, so that stuff stays in the Wesleyan cycle and isn’t thrown out. We’re looking for awesomesauce people to work with us in the spring, which is basically tearing microwaves out of the hands of weeping seniors. plus, YOU GET TO STAY FOR SENIOR WEEK!!!!!@!!@!

apply to THIS link

apps due by 4/3 :))))

Apply! Woooo!

Call for Applications: EcoFeminist Summer Internship Experience Grant

From Brenna Diggins ’17:

FGSS and Wesleyan Animal Studies (WAS) call for applications for the Ecofeminist Summer Internship

Experience Grant. The Grant provides up to $3,000 for students working on intersectional issues addressing gender, sexuality, race, class, and species. Students must have a faculty sponsor and ideally, the Grant will support an experience (travel for research, an internship, or other summer project) that will contribute to their senior essay or thesis.

Application Process:
The deadline for applications is, by noon, Monday, February 29, 2016.
Student applications are to be delivered to FGSS AA Jen Enxuto (jenxuto[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) and should be accompanied by a statement of support from the faculty sponsor and an additional letter of recommendation by another professor. The application should include a title, description of project, proposed timeline and detailed budget. Grants can be combined with other funding, as long as the other funding source allows. Grants will typically not exceed $3,000. Recipients of the EcoFeminist Grant must submit a brief report upon completion of the project detailing how this grant enhanced their project, accomplishments and how the funds were used.

Eligibility:
Undergraduates who will be rising juniors or rising seniors by the start date of the grant (Summer 2016) are eligible to apply. Students should have an FGSS background, but need not be majors. Notification of the grant award will be made on Friday, April 1, 2016.

Applications Due: 12:00 PM on Monday, February 29

Apply for the Film Board!

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The Film Board, the student group that programs the Wesleyan Film Series, is currently accepting member applications for Fall 2015 – Spring 2016. If you are interested in applying, please fill out this application and return it in hard copy to the Film Studies office by 4 p.m. on Friday, February 20.

Please direct any further questions to wesleyanfilmseries[at]gmail[dot]com.

Apply to Be a Writing Tutor

sontag1From Savannah Whiting ’13:

If you love to read, write, and—most importantly—help others with their writing, apply to be a writing tutor this spring!

The Writing Programs has several spring 2015 writing tutor positions open for highly qualified Writing Workshop tutors, writing mentors, and thesis mentors. The quick and easy pre-application form is due online by Monday, October 27th.

Tutors will be compensated for one semester of work with a $400 stipend and 1 course credit in English. All tutors are trained in ENGL 491/2, the Ford Teaching Seminar, which meets on Tuesdays from 12-1pm.

There are two steps in the application process:

1. The pre-application form is due online on Monday, October 27 at 5 pm. This is a short form indicating your interest in applying for a position.

2. The full application is due on Monday, November 3 at 5 pm. Applications are to be delivered to Professor Greene’s office (Downey House Room 207).

To learn more, visit our website. Please direct any questions to Ford Fellows Savannah Whiting ’13 (writingworks[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or ext. 2440) and Taylor Steele ‘14 (weswriting[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or ext. 3224), or to Professor Anne Greene (agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or ext. 3604).

Deadline for pre-application form: this Monday, October 27
Deadline for full application: Monday, November 3 at 5 PM