Goodman Theatre Mentorship Opportunity

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THE CBYC MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
The CBYC Mentorship program is a hands-on volunteer program for undergraduate writers interested in working side by side with Cindy Bandle Young Critics participants.

Mentors will receive extensive training to develop their mentorship and facilitation skills. By the end of the season mentors will be able to make deeper connections with students, create curriculum, and analyze multiple styles of writing. Mentors will also see several Goodman shows, attend CBYC workshops, and have the opportunity to engage with directors, actors and playwrights associated with Goodman productions!

What You’ll Need: Two references, a writing sample, and a personal statement. The writing sample should reflect your writing style and the work you do (2pg max). Your personal statement should tell us how this program will benefit you, your writing, and mentoring skills.

17/18 SCHEDULE | APPLY HERE | Application Deadline: Monday, October 9, 2017!
Questions? We’re happy to help! Contact us at 312.443.3811 ext. 119 or email CBYC@GoodmanTheatre.org.

826CHI Now Hiring

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Are you a team player with a passion for education and youth development through writing and publishing? 826CHI is looking to hire for three positions through AmeriCorps VISTA:

Positions run from August 2017 to August 2018. Application deadline is Friday, June 9th. View the position descriptions and application instructions on the AmeriCorps website (linked above).

Questions? Email hiring@826chi.org.

Internship opportunities in Peru

From the nonprofit organization Vive Peru:

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Want to Visit Peru? Volunteer with us this Summer!

Vive Peru is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status dedicated to fostering understanding of Latin American and Peruvian culture and improving the quality of life for Peruvian communities. Volunteer program fees are tax-deductible.

We are in need of volunteer interns experienced in the areas of

· Clinical Medicine
· Public Health
· Teaching English
· Social Work
· Engineering

to support our partner organizations and adopted communities in Northern Peru! Work side-by-side with doctors in local clinics and hospitals, volunteer with underprivileged communities, share your love for music or languages with the children of Peru. In your free time, explore one of the most ecologically diverse and historically rich countries in the world.

To get a feel for what it’s like to volunteer with us, check out our Volunteer Experience video on YouTube!

Applications are NOW OPEN for our Spring break and Summer programs. We have dates available for week-long programs March 6-12 and 13-19. Summer programs run May 22-June 25, June 26-July 30, and August 1-31.

The regular application deadline for all Summer programs is March 1, but we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The extended deadline for Summer Session Two is April 1 and the extended deadline for Summer Session Three is May 1.

Interested? Apply NOW.

Questions? Contact emelynlorenzo@email.arizona.edu.

If you are selected for an internship, contact Prof. Chris Green at CGREEN1@depaul.edu to discuss internship credit.

Post-Graduation 2017 Job Opportunities Making Social Change

The Fund for the Public Interest is a nationwide nonprofit that runs grassroots campaigns working on behalf of leading social change groups like the Human Rights Campaign – and they’re hiring!

From Kayleigh Gauthier of the Fund for the Public Interest:

We’re looking for smart, hard-working students who work well in a team and are eager to make real change after graduation.

The Fund for the Public Interest partners with leading nonprofit groups from around the country, providing the kind of people power it takes to build organizations for the long-term, win hard-fought campaigns, and make real change on some of the most important issues of our day. And we’re hiring!

Specifically, we’re hiring Canvass Directors to run our grassroots campaign offices across the country next fall – working on behalf of the Human Rights Campaign.
Change takes people power. The Fund’s job is to build that power for great groups working on important issues.

We all want to make a difference. But wanting change, or hoping for it, or even passionately arguing for it isn’t enough. That’s where you come in.

The president or the governor usually gets the headline when change does happen. But the real story takes place behind the scenes, with hundreds or thousands or even millions of people making their voices heard through petitions, emails, small donations, and meetings.

That’s people power, and that’s what you deliver with the Fund. You build and lead a team that recruits supporters, raises money and mobilizes thousands of people to take action — for the equality, for our democracy, and more.

We are looking for motivated students who want to lead the way in working for the change our country needs.

If you are interested in applying, visit our website at jobs.fundforequality.org to fill out an application, or contact me directly – kgauthier@fundstaff.org .

Megan Tanner is our Recruitment Director. She may also contact you about the position and you can reach out to her with questions at jobs@fundstaff.org.

Chicago Women in Publishing’s annual Fall Kickoff

Interested in a career in publishing? It’s never too early to start networking! Check out the Chicago Women in Publishing press release below for information on how to get involved with this nonprofit organization for publishing professionals, starting with their Fall Kickoff on Wednesday, September 21.

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Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) 2016 Fall Kickoff Gala:
Future of Publishing

The wait is almost over for the Chicago Women in Publishing’s (CWIP) 2016 Fall Kickoff gala on Wednesday, September 21! Everyone is invited to join us to learn more about CWIP, our upcoming 2016-2017 programming year and help us celebrate our local publishing community. After a summer hiatus, the Fall Kickoff is CWIP’s biggest event of the year and always features an exciting speaker.

This year’s speaker, April Eberhardt, is a world-recognized and self-described “literary change agent” who is leading her clients through the changing landscape of publishing, and she’ll be sharing her wisdom and experience about the future of publishing with us. We are fortunate to have Eberhardt because she divides her time between San Francisco, New York, and Paris, but will be in Chicago specifically to join CWIP for the Kickoff. You won’t want to miss this dynamic speaker!

The annual Fall Kickoff is a great opportunity for CWIP members to connect or reconnect and for anyone interested in publishing to network and make new friends. Corporate partners and sponsors will also be on hand for networking and to answer your questions.

The ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres and a free wine, beer, or soft drink, along with a raffle ticket for a one-year CWIP membership and other publishing goodies. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased that evening.

When:
Wednesday, September 21, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Where:
U.S. Bank Building, 40th floor
190 S. LaSalle St.,
Chicago, IL 60603

Discounted nearby parking is available through SpotHero  or ParkWhiz.

 Public Transportation:
-Near Metra’s Union Station
-Near Quincy & Wells orange/pink lines

Registration
Register online here.
By mail: Send a check payable to CWIP, P.O. Box 268107, Chicago, IL 60626
By phone at 773.508.0351

Cost
CWIP member cost for this event is $30. Nonmember cost is $40. At-the-door pricing increases by $5.

For more information about Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP), visit www.cwip.org

Nonprofit Organization Impact Now Accepting Applications (Deadline October 18, 2015)

Jobs with Impact

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Make Your Impact for Our Environment, Our Democracy and Our Future
If you are interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact.

Apply today!

Impact is a nonprofit that runs action campaigns. We work in states where we can win positive change for our environment, our democracy and our future.

Impact is now accepting applications to join our team in August 2016! Our fall application deadline is October 18th. We also have immediate positions available.

If you aren’t looking for a full-time job, you can also make a big difference through an internship with Impact.

You can learn more and apply online.