Wednesday, December 12, 2012

December Deadlines

Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program
Opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion--supporting individuals that demonstrate an aptitude and interest in conducting theoretical and applied research, strong interest in working for the DoD as a civilian research scientist or engineer. Includes summer internship and post-graduate employment with the Dept. of Defense.
Deadline: December 14

New Sector Alliance - AmeriCorps Residency in Social Enterprise - Boston or San Francisco
Residents engage in projects that include improving programs, measuring impact, strengthening operational procedures, and expanding communication and strategic marketing efforts.
Deadline: December 14

Academy for Urban School Leadership - Urban Teacher ResidencyA teacher training program, partnered with Chicago Public Schools, focusing on transforming chronically underperforming schools, typically in high-poverty areas. A full-year campus-based residency in a CPS classroom that includes training, education, certification, and mentorship.
Deadline: December 15

CIEE - Teach Immersion Dominican Republic Program

Ideal for those wishing to teach university-aged students from lower socio-economic situations that wish to learn accelerated English in an immersion setting to improve their education and their job prospects. Placement in a town or village.
Deadline: December 16 for Jan.-Dec. year.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships 
(1 year) Advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs.
Deadline: December 31

Journalism - NPR Kroc Fellowship
(1 year) Rigorous hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism--writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the web.
Deadline: December 31

Journalism - Village Voice Media Fellowship Program

(6 months) Magazine-style journalistic writing and reporting.
Deadline is rolling for January start

NBC Universal East Coast Page Program

(1 year) Liaise between the public and NBCU by conducting the NBC studio tours and facilitating audience services. Opportunity to apply and rotate through various parts of the  business focusing on publicity,
marketing and news production.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

NAP Weekly Announcements - Fall 2012 - Week 10

Welcome to the final week of Fall Term 2012! We hope that everyone enjoyed the last day of classes and studies hard for their finals. Enjoy the holiday season and don't forget to check back with us for internships and other opportunities!

NAP's 40th Anniversary Closing Dinner
Tonight at 6 pm in Brace Commons, please RSVP and check out the Facebook event:

The Media and Communications Internship with First Peoples Worldwide 
A unique opportunity to support and participate in research that drives Indigenous policy and development. The intern will work closely with the First Peoples staff to design, organize, and develop web information and content that will contribute to our efforts to spur development and investment in Indigenous Peoples and communities. Responsibilities include: designing the presentation of online information and data, managing web content, and helping to create a multi-media component to the project. Interns will have the opportunity to have their articles published in major news outlets, gain experience in writing press releases and opinion editorials, do effective reporter outreach, and stage events.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, preferably experience reporting on issues for newspapers, journals, and other publications.
  • Experience with web and library research.
  • Basic-to-intermediate facility with spreadsheet software, web design, and blogging software.
  • Demonstrated experience in and passion for Indigenous issues--and for the importance of accurate information and analysis to guide decision-making.
  • Demonstrated interest and capability in synthesizing complex sets of data.
  • Coursework reflecting interest and knowledge in human rights, Indigenous issues, sustainable business practices, and environmental sustainability.
  • Experience working for development, Indigenous, environmental, or other sustainability-oriented organizations, as well as international experience, are a plus.
The work requires attention to detail and an ability to carefully and accurately document authoritative sources for all information gathered. Successful interns are comfortable contacting experts to track down data and other information. A curiosity about how Indigenous issues relate to social, political, and economic realities and a capacity to see connections across fields and specialties are critical.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to with "First Peoples Intern" in the subject line. The recruitment process is open until positions are filled. Interns are unpaid. Schedules can be flexible, between 10-40 hours per week. Although we prefer interns to work onsite, we will consider the option of working remotely for the right candidate.

Four Directions Summer Research Program
A summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate students with commitment to the health of Native American communities.  

The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) will be celebrating its 20thAnniversary in 2013, and has brought nearly 160 students to Boston during this time.

Briefly, students are invited to join the program for 8 weeks to engage in basic, clinical or translational research projects under the supervision of BWH faculty advisors. At the end of the 8 weeks students will share their findings during a program ending research presentation day. 

As well as conducting research, students will also receive professional development training, meet faculty from across the hospital and medical school, and participate in social networking events.

FDSRP will cover students’ travel costs to and from Boston, provide housing free of charge, and give them a stipend for the summer.

The application deadline is February 13, 2013.  Review the 2013 Brochure and visit the program website at for more information and to view the application. Students will be notified of their selection by March 8, 2013.

Please feel free to contact the program if you have any questions at or
call (617) 525-7646.

2013 Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship
Applications are now open for the 2013 Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship in Law and Social Science for Undergraduate Students. Since 1988, this program has introduced over 100 talented undergraduates from diverse backgrounds to the rewards and demands of graduate study in law and the social sciences.

Four summer research fellows will be selected to participate in this 8-week residential program in Chicago during Summer 2013. Students will be provided with a stipend in addition to transportation and housing costs being covered.

The attached poster contains more detailed information on the fellowship and how to apply. Applications are due by February 15, 2013.

Check out the Summer Research Diversity Fellowship on Facebook!
Summer Poster 2013

Monday, November 5, 2012

NAP Weekly Announcements - Fall 2012 - Week 9


NAD meeting - 7 pm on Thursday at the NAH


Join the Native American Program in our Men's Wellness Initiative as we welcome Don Burnstick to Dartmouth's campus. 

From his website:
Mr. Burnstick "is a Cree from the Alexander First Nation located outside of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Burnstick obtained post secondary training at the University of San Diego in holistic urban youth development. He also has obtained certification as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor and graduated from the Native Trainers Development program at the Nechi Institute in Edmonton.
Don has now been involved within the healing/personal wellness movement for the past 20 years and has utilized humour and performance to provide a holistic approach to healing. His highly acclaimed comedy show 'You Might be a Redskin - Healing Through Native Humour,' is a comedic performance, that humorously portrays First Nations people, their habits, likes and dislikes."

Men's Health Workshop
Date and Time: Nov. 7th, 3:00-5:30 PM
Location: Collis 101

Comedy Show
Date and Time: Nov. 7th, 8:00-9:30 PM
Location: Collis Common Ground


NEW Winter Term 2013 Courses in Native American Studies


Native American Studies 43: Winter 2A
Professor Angela Parker

The extraction and development of oil resources is one of the central issues driving U.S. geopolitical policy in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. As the U.S. government engages in covert and overt overseas incursions in order to secure oil supply, we have also reevaluated our domestic supply priorities. Both of these dynamics – as well as the work by multinational oil companies to continually explore and develop/exploit new sources – have led to fraught negotiations between states, multinational corporations, and indigenous populations across the globe. This course explores the long history of such past and present negotiations using books, articles, and documentary films. 



American Studies 16 (Identical to History 39): Winter 10A
Professor Angela Parker

Serving as the final course in a three-term survey of Native American history, this class reviews Native history from the late 19th century to the present, focusing on the interplay between large institutions and structures – such as federal and state governments, or the US legal system – and the lived, local experience of tribal communities. The major themes followed throughout the course of the term include: historical narrative (and what it justifies or explains), place and space (how local and national entities define territories), and indigeneity (indigenous identity). 


Fellowship with US PIRG

As a U.S. PIRG fellow, you will stand up to powerful interests like Wall Street lobbyists and pharmaceutical companies as you work to win concrete results for consumers. You’ll work closely with experienced advocates and organizers, and you’ll learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media, and direct lobbying of decision-makers. Through the course of the fellowship, you will get the skills, experience and training necessary to be a leader in the social change movement. 

• As a fellow, you might work on any of the following issues: transportation, food safety, government aid to education, toxic pollution cleanup, money in politics, voting reform and more.

• Responsibilities include: developing issue expertise through research and report writing; planning campaigns and developing strategies to win; building and demonstrating public support through media events and by working with activists and like-minded organizations; making the case to decision-makers in one-on-one meetings and through legislative testimony; and building your program through fundraising. 
• Each fellow takes on the critical role of building the organization by canvassing for portions of the year, in addition to running a citizen outreach office in the summer months. 

Training & Experience 

A key part of the U.S. PIRG mission is to train leaders who are capable of organizing and winning results for the public interest. Immediately following an intensive training, fellows are trusted with significant responsibilities. The training is fully paid and starts in mid-August. Additional trainings take place during the year. Training topics include organizing skills and political strategy, and are covered through a mix of lectures, classroom briefings and discussions, role-plays, and in-the-field trainings. 

Throughout the year, you gain valuable skills and experience making your voice heard and building an organization through grant-writing, canvassing, recruiting and managing staff, and directing campaigns. 

Salary & Benefits

As a recent graduate, you will earn $23,750 over the course of your first year with U.S. PIRG. Salary for experienced candidates is commensurate with relevant professional experience. 
In addition, full-time staff can opt in to our state health care coverage, are eligible for paid sick days and vacation days, can apply for our college loan assistance program, and are also eligible to join our 401(k) program in their second year. Our staff accrue two weeks of vacation by the end of their first year and three weeks in their second year. 

Locations & Placement

Fellowship candidates are hired nationwide and placed in U.S. PIRG offices across the country. Specifically, U.S. PIRG is hiring for positions in: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, OH, OR, PA, RI, TX, WA, WI and Washington, D.C. 

If you are interested only in particular locations, you will be asked to identify those locations during the interview process. If you are offered a U.S. PIRG fellowship, you are guaranteed placement in one of your specified locations. 


Please contact Emily Kowalski in our Recruitment Department with any questions. Send an email to Emily at or call (617) 747-4370


We are looking for motivated individuals who are willing to work hard and commit themselves to getting results. We value experience with campus groups or student government and academic achievement, as well as outstanding verbal and written communication and leadership skills. 
The fellowship position is a two-year commitment.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Evan Preston at

Oiaintern Announce 2012 Jul

Sierra Club’s Beyond Oil Campaign Internship Program:
Job Title: Intern – Beyond Oil Campaign, Washington, DC
Department: Conservation/ Beyond Oil Campaign
Term: Interns are accepted on a rolling basis
Hours: Minimum 20 hours per week; full time preferred
Oil is America’s # 1 source of climate disrupting emissions, and 51% of oil consumption in this country happens in the gas tanks of cars and light trucks on the road - that’s more that plastics, petrochemicals, jet fuel, and diesel fuel combined. For far too long, the oil industry has used this dependence in the transportation sector as an excuse to destroy Alberta’s boreal forests, Michigan’s Kalamazoo river, and the coastal communities of the Gulf of Mexico and the Niger Delta, not to mention the health and safety of children near refineries and freeways all over the world. When we fight for solutions to oil addiction, we fight to show the oil industry that they don’t own our future.
It's time to break Big Oil's stranglehold on our nation. The Sierra Club's Beyond Oil campaign aims to cut America's addiction to oil by stopping destructive and dirty fossil fuels and promoting real solutions such as smart transportation systems, clean cars, and clean, renewable energy that won't run out. The Beyond Oil intern will assist the campaign’s team members to move our nation beyond oil-based fuels.

Job Activities/Scope:
Interns will provide support to all aspects of the Beyond Oil Campaign, including its three sub-campaigns: dirty fuels, green transportation, and green fleets & electric vehicles. Past job activities have included conducting research and writing, assisting in outreach efforts, organizing program activities and events, preparing educational materials, providing administrative support, and contributing to program blogs and social media.

Required Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to research complex issues
Ability to gather and synthesize complex information and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
Ability to converse comfortably on the phone
Strong attention to detail
Experience with grassroots organizing and campaigns is a plus
Possessing good time management and organizational skills
Enthusiastic about ending America’s oil addiction!

Compensation/ Pay: All Sierra Club internships are unpaid. Participants may be able to gain college credit for their internship.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: with “Spring 2012 Internship Application” in the subject line.

November Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
1) Assistant Language Teacher 
2) Coordinator of International Relations 
3) Sports Exchange Advisor 
Deadline: November (exact day to be determined, but apply early)

HasNa Fellowship – George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The Fellowship supports a part-time intern earning tuition support for a master's degree in one of two on-campus program, Education Policy Studies or International Education, or a doctoral degree in the on-campus cohort of Educational Administration & Policy Studies at GSHED      
Deadline: November 1 for a January start

Philadelphia Teaching Fellows
(3 year) Teach in critical-needs subject areas in high need schools and an alternate route teacher certification program. Begin in the summer or mid-year.
Start accepting applications in November for summer start

Multicultural Advertising Summer Intern Program
(10 weeks) Work at prestigious advertising agencies on various accounts, interact with advertising professionals on a day-to-day basis, and gain valuable professional credential that can help better position themselves in the marketplace 
Deadline: November 1

Scholars in the Nations Service Initiative (SINSI Fellowship)
Complete the 1st year of graduate work (Master in Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School), followed by 2 years work in the Federal Government, and then return to complete the final year of the Masters Program. 
Deadline: November 1

NURU International Fellows
(8 months) Participate in an impact-driven international development project, starting with a 3-week training in San Clemente, CA, followed a 7-month on-the-ground experience by in Kenya.
Deadline: November 1 (for a January-October rotation)

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships & Grants
Fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (normally $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Awards granted in all fields.   
STUDY/RESEARCH Deadline: November 1
CREATIVE ARTS AWARD Deadline: November 2

(FILM) Directors’ Guild of America - Assistant Directors Paid Training Program
400 days in L.A.
Deadline: November 5

WPP Marketing Fellowship 
(Three 1 year) Rotate through WPP companies, (branding, marketing, advertising, direct marketing, media investment, public relations, etc.) in various international and national locations.   
Deadline: November 10

Boston Teacher Residency
(3 year) Earn a Master's degree in education from UMASS Boston, tuition remission and a generous living stipend, and Massachusetts Initial Teacher Licensure. (Must submit scores from the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) or indicate an anticipated future test date.)  
Deadline: November 15 - for early admission

(12 months) Service Fellowships in humanitarian aid, public health, education, conservation, post-conflict reconstruction and social entrepreneurship.   
Deadline: November 18

For First Year Students: Summer Opportunity

Applications are now open for the SMDEP program!  If you are interested, apply EARLY in the process, as it  has a rolling admissions policy and places are usually full by the applicationdeadline.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. The SMDEP program choses students representing a wide range of economic, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity 2012-2013 SMDEP Application opens November 1, 2012, for the 2013 summer session!

Program Offerings Include:
Academic enrichment in the basic sciences (organic chemistry, physics,biology) and pre-calculus/calculus
Career development
Learning-skills seminar
Limited clinical exposure
A financial-planning workshop

Program Sites:
Case Western Reserve UniversityColumbia UniversityDuke UniversityHoward UniversityUniversity of California-Los AngelesUMDNJ-New Jersey Medical and New Jersey DentalUniversity of LouisvilleUniversity of NebraskaUniversity of VirginiaUniversity of WashingtonUniversity of Texas-HoustonYale University

Monday, October 29, 2012

Film Screening

FILM SCREENING at 9am and 1pm at the Kimball Union Academy. Contact Cinnamon Spear for more details.

The Northern Cheyenne Boarding School Experience - An Oral History
Dartmouth College MALS 127: Independent Study by Cinnamon Spear
Completed under the leadership and guidance of Prof. Myrna Frommer

"Carry This For Me" is an oral history passed from mother to daughter.
Cinnamon Spear, using the te
stimonial of Gladys Limberhand, creates a film that documents a story of survival.

"At the tender age of five, Gladys was the resident of a military-style environment modeled after the ideals of the man who coined the term "Kill the Indian, save the man." Lt. Richard Henry Pratt founded the first of such institutions in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (1879). The Indian boarding school system was thereafter imposed across Indian Country by missionary forces and the federal government for the purpose of "education for extinction." This cultural genocide undoubtedly created harsh negative effects on Indian child development including the areas of cultural identity, psychosexual development, and expression of individualism. The isolation and dehumanization inherent in this system took a devastating toll on individuals, family relations, and entire tribal communities. Intergenerational trauma continues today in the forms of identity loss, substance abuse, sexual abuse, suicide, and pervasive depression. Recognizing this history, bringing forth these stories, and stepping forward together is what will heal and strengthen our communities.

So as you listen, I ask as my mother did, that you 'carry this for me.'"

Friday, October 26, 2012

NAP Weekly Announcements - Fall 2012 - Week 7/8

Saturday - 10/27
8 AM – 5 PM
Ski Swap Consignment - Collis 101

10 AM
Breakfast for a Buck - Biscoh Lounge

11 AM – 3 PM
Cookies for Kid's Cancer - Collis Patio

1 PM
Field Hockey v. Harvard - Chase Astro Turf Field

3 PM
Men's Soccer v. Harvard - Burnham Field

4:30 – 6:30 PM
Men's Soccer v. Harvard - Burnham Field

5 PM
DAPAA Homecoming Mixer at EBAs

5 – 6:30 PM
Football v. Harvard - Memorial Field

9 PM
Subtelties Show - Collis

10:30 PM – 2 AM
Halloween themed Saturday Night Social - Brittle Lounge

Fright Movie Night - Sarner East

Sunday - 10/28

1 PM
Women's Soccer v. Harvard - Burnham Field

Have a safe and happy homecoming! BEAT HARVARD!

Men's Health Workshop + Comedy Show

Join the Native American Program in our Men's Wellness Initiative as we welcome Don Burnstick to Dartmouth's campus. 

From his website:
Mr. Burnstick "is a Cree from the Alexander First Nation located outside of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Burnstick obtained post secondary training at the University of San Diego in holistic urban youth development. He also has obtained certification as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor and graduated from the Native Trainers Development program at the Nechi Institute in Edmonton.
Don has now been involved within the healing/personal wellness movement for the past 20 years and has utilized humour and performance to provide a holistic approach to healing. His highly acclaimed comedy show 'You Might be a Redskin - Healing Through Native Humour,' is a comedic performance, that humorously portrays First Nations people, their habits, likes and dislikes."

Men's Health Workshop
Date and Time: Nov. 7th, 3:00-5:30 PM
Location: Collis 101

Comedy Show
Date and Time: Nov. 7th, 8:00-9:30 PM
Location: Collis Common Ground

Paid Summer Health Services Research Internship for Undergraduate Students
Today, one in every four Americans belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group. Yet despite tremendous advances in health science in recent decades, minorities still fall victim to heart disease, cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS in numbers far greater than whites.

Clearly, it's going to take more than medicine alone to change this fact. It will take health services researchers and epidemiologists whose minority perspective can bring a broader understanding to the political, social, economic and environmental realities of the disparity of health care between minorities and whites.

To prepare top candidates to pursue research in health services and epidemiology, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) and the Health Care Management Department of the Wharton School (HCMD), University of Pennsylvania are seeking applicants for our summer research program for underrepresented minority undergraduate students and interested others. Candidates from minority groups that are underrepresented in the field of health services (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Pacific Islander) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program, in its fourteenth year, provides rising sophomores, juniors and seniors with an opportunity to receive a generous monthly stipend to conduct health services and/or epidemiology research on a topic of their choice, under the guidance of Penn faculty. The purpose of SUMR is to prepare and encourage top students to pursue academic and research careers in health services research and epidemiology. In addition to conducting research, SUMR Scholars will participate in an orientation program, enroll in a GRE prep course, attend weekly seminars, attend a national conference in Baltimore, and network with health services researchers and epidemiologists. The program runs from late May 28th through August 16th and currently is funded by LDI, HCMD, the Provost’s Diversity Fund, and the VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). Past supporters, and/or supporters of individual SUMR Scholars, have included the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Penn's Center of Excellence for Diversity Health Education and Research,  and Penn's School of Nursing.

Interested students can get program details and the on-line application due February 1, by visiting SUMR’s web site at

Please contact at or (215) 898-1655 if you have any questions.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

NAP Weekly Announcements - Fall 2012 - Week 6


Thursday: NAD MEETING AT 7 PM at the Native American House
Thursday and Saturday: GRE STUDY GROUP in Baker Library from 5-7 pm
  • Email Taylor Hummel '14 or Ma'ko'quah (Abigail) Jones '14 for more information.


Check out the newly revamped NAP website:
BIG thanks to Jacob Ammon '15 for working so diligently on this project!

Dartmouth Native American Studies Program Chair highlighted on ICTMN website

Some highlights from the story include:

"Since 2009 Nathan Bruce Duthu, an enrolled member of the United Houma Nation of Louisiana, has been the Samson Occom Professor of Native American studies and the chair of the Native American Studies program at Dartmouth College."
"In 1986, Duthu and his wife returned to New Hampshire so he could, as he put it, “give back” to the Native American program at Dartmouth. He was director of the program until 1989, and then an associate dean of freshmen and director of the Intensive Academic Support Program."
"'Once I was in the classroom, to be very honest, I knew that I was not going to go back to being a lawyer,' Duthu said. 'Working with students and being both in a counseling capacity but also as an educator­—being able to teach a course—was very, very addictive in a very good way. I just knew that this was going to be something that I was going to enjoy doing for a long time.'"

First Voices is accepting submissions!

First Voices is a student-run publication that is dedicated to providing Native students a platform for their voice.
If you have:
  • Art (drawings, paintings, photographs!)
  • Comics
  • Short Stories
  • Poetry
  • Cultural/Political Commentary
We know you're creative, wonderful people. And we want to share your work with campus.
We will be accepting submissions all this month.

Archaeology Poster

NADNESS next Saturday at 9 pm! More information to come.

All Ivy Native Council Summit will be held next month on the Dartmouth campus starting November 10. More information to come.


Institute of Arctic Studies Events
Tuesday, October 30
4:30-5:30pm, Hood Auditorium (formerly Loew) 
Film: "Once in a Lifetime: A Journey from Nunavut to Nepal,"

Mike Jaypoody, a young filmmaker from Clyde River, Nunavut, will be showing his short film about two Inuit hunters who travel from the Arctic to the sacred Tsum Valley of Tibet. This Buddhist "non killing" zone is in sharp contrast to Inuit hunting traditions.

Reception to follow at 5:30pm in the Faculty Lounge, Hopkins Center.

Co-sponsored by the Native American Studies Program and the Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center.

Free and open to the public. 
Wednesday, October 31
4:30-5:30pm, 041 Haldeman
"Linking Inuit Knowledge and Science: Reflections from Research at Clyde River, Nunavut"
Shari Gearheard, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Shari Gearheard is a geographer and research scientist with the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. She will talk about how for at least a decade Inuit in the Canadian Arctic have become more involved in scientific research. Clyde River Inuit have collaborated with scientists on a range of projects and taken leadership in research, launching the first Inuit led and run research centre in the territory. Gearheard's presentation gives an overview of three major research projects in Clyde River that have had Inuit leadership and strong partnerships with scientists. 

For more information, email or call 646-1278.
Indian Law Resource Center Internships
The Indian Law Resource Center, a non-profit legal advocacy organization dedicated to providing legal advice, assistance, and representation to Indian tribes and indigenous communities throughout the Americas, has posted several internship opportunities for spring and summer 2013.  More information can be found here on the website listed above.
Decoding the Presidential Management Fellows Application Process Webinar
10/16 @ 4-5 PM in 1930 Rocky

Part two of three part Go Government webinar series. 

Especially relevant to graduate and professional school students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Extra Drop-In Hours in Baker

Tuesday and Wednesday 4-7 PM
Paul Suite, Baker Library (next to Deans' offices)
15 minute slots for 'quick questions' or resume/cover letter reviews.
"The Law School Investment Equation" w/ Professor Jerome M. Organ, St. Thomas School of Law
10/16 @ 6 PM in Haldeman 031
Presenter: Professor Jerry Organ
Associate Director of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, MN, and a member of the ABA Questionnaire Committee Professor Organ, one of the leading commentators on changes in the market for legal education, will present information regarding the current realities in the employment market for law graduates and how those realities should reframe the way prospective law students think about whether to go to law school and where to consider going to law school.  Join us for an interactive, hands-on experience in which Professor Organ will set the table for the conversation by discussing some statistical information and framing some questions and then facilitate students working together in small groups to discuss how they would advise three different law school applicants in light of the statistical information provided. Please bring laptops or iPads or smartphones as the work you will be doing in groups will require you to have access to the internet.

10/17 @ 3:30 PM in Collis 101

10/17 @ 5:30 PM in Career Services
Often referred to as the "Facebook of the corporate world," Linkedin is used by up to 90% of employers to identify potential applicants for employment. It is also used for networking, Q & A, and group discussion. (There are over 200 networking groups for Dartmouth students and alumni alone!)
This workshop will provide you with a structured approach to creating a LinkedIn profile you can use to showcase your skills and interests - and start networking conversations. We'll also teach you how to create a dynamic headline and summary - as well as how to create a personal URL you can use in your e-mail signature and business cards as a networking tool.
Spots are limited, sign up today!

10/19 - 3:30 PM in the Workshop Room
REQUIRED by NOON on (10/18)
Learn to:
  • Craft a compelling the personal statement for admissions
  • Present your personal attributes, accomplishments, passions, and interests
  • Relate your content to what grad schools are seeking

Outcome:  You will know how to critically compose and assess your personal statement in order to be more successful in gaining admission.

School to Prison Pipeline: Educate or Incarcerate
When: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Silsby 028

Join Assistant Dean T. M. Mosley, Professor Holcombe of the Education department, and Jessica Guthrie '10 for a presentation and discussion on the economic and human capital drain caused by the “School-to-Prison Pipeline,” a trend in which America's children are pushed out of schools and into the criminal justice system. 

Jessica Guthrie '10, Manager of Teacher & Leadership Development, Teach For America
Rebecca Holcombe, Professor of Education, Dartmouth College
T. M. Mosley, Assistant Dean, Office of Pluralism and Leadership
Sponsored By:
Teach For America
Cosponsored By:
Chi Heorot, Afro-American Society, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Men of Color Alliance, Student Assembly, Students For Education Reform, the NAACP, and Native Americans at Dartmouth.
Assistant Director, WINS Program
This position coordinates Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) a program designed to provide experiential education to American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) college students from tribal colleges and other institutions of higher learning across the country. The incumbent will serve as the primary contact for AI/AN/NH student recruitment, enrolled students, academic programs and internship aspects, and all the administrative details of the Program. Collaborates with Washington Semester staff, WINS faculty and others throughout the university to ensure an excellent experiential learning program. This position works with AU staff to ensure thorough record-keeping and reporting of student and program information. This position works in partnership with the WINS Advisory Board on policy and interaction with the AI/AN/NH community.
Educational Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 4 years of working with AI/AN/NH education
  • Familiarity with AI/AN/NH issues
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic and innovative environment
  • Must have significant experience working with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint software
Preferred Requirements:

  • Higher education teaching and administration background
Additional Information:
This is a professional, exempt position, and the incumbent may be asked to respond to emergencies at a moment’s notice.  The incumbent must be able to work occasionally in evenings and weekends.
1) MCAT 2013

The MCAT registration for January to May 2013 exam dates will open October 16, 2012. The AAMC will not provide a time as to when registration will open; however, it will be posted to their Twitter account (@AAMC_MCAT) when it occurs.  Students are urged to sign up promptly when it opens so that they can get the location/date/time they would like. If students have questions as to how to choose this, based on their preparedness for the exam, please contact the Health Professions Program to discuss.
Registration on-line (and other info):

Attached are two important documents:

  • The actual MCAT 2013 schedule and an announcement as to how to seek financial assistance.
  • A listing of official MCAT Prep Resources from the AAMC.  Even if students are using other materials (e.g. Kaplan, Princeton Review, ExamKrackers) or taking a formal class, they should think about investing in some or all of these materials, if they are not provided by the learning resource.

Two other aspects of the MCAT 2013 test:

  • There will be NO Writing Sample.
  • The AAMC is adding a "Trial Section" to test out questions to be used in future MCAT exams, which studentswill be asked to volunteer for.  It would add 45 minutes to the exam and would NOT be part of the grade. No preparation necessary for this and a totally voluntary part (they will give a $30 Amazon gift card for completing it).

2) MCAT 2015
For those Nathan Smith Society members contemplating taking the "new" MCAT exam to be administered for the first time in March, 2015, a copy of the 2nd Edition of the Preview Guide for this exam is now in the NSS Resource Center (123 LSC) and is also available on-line at:

Worth reviewing as students plan course selections and D-plans for the upcoming year.