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  • Work-Study - MIT Public Service Center
    students to earn a paycheck while giving back to the community Students who qualify for Federal work study are able to add to their work experience hone their skills explore a career while assisting nonprofit organizations with finding creative solutions to the problems they face The Public Service Center believes that students working with our nonprofit partners have the ability to transform communities for students Whether you work with a school a domestic violence shelter or an environmental research organization you can know that your work is having a real impact for employers A MIT student worker can be a refreshing and dynamic addition to a hardworking staff We aim to create amazing outcomes for the organization and the student through these partnerships quick links support the psc with a donation subscribe to our newsletter contact Questions Contact studentworker mit edu Continue exploring the PSC website what we do Fellowships Internships Grants Service Learning IDEAS Global Challenge Volunteer Programs Work study Four Weeks for America DUSP PSC Internships CITE PSC opportunities Focus on the Americas Beyond America Service Fair Civic Engagement Davis Projects for Peace where to look MIT Outreach Directory Student Service Groups Quick Guides Weekly Bulletin Education Expo

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whatwedo/work-study/ (2016-02-01)
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  • Four Weeks for America Challenge - MIT Public Service Center
    expenses paid Ever wonder what it s like to teach in a small rural school or a big inner city classroom Want to inspire kids about science and math Want to learn about educational change and policy Or have you wondered what Teach For America is like and don t want to wait to find out Then apply to participate in the Four Weeks for America Program Projects may include helping a teacher figure out how to Develop a math or science unit curriculum Perform data analysis on classroom performance Research tools to increase impact in the classroom Interested Challenged Excited We are too Read more about the expectations and timeline for the program Questions Email 4foramerica mit edu The Small Print The PSC will pay for your travel expenses give you a food stipend and help with materials expenses if they are needed Teach For America will arrange for your work and your accommodations which likely means sleeping on the couch or in the guest room of the teacher you are working with quick links support the psc with a donation subscribe to our newsletter contact Questions Contact the PSC psc mit edu 617 253 0742 Continue exploring the

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whatwedo/fourweeks/ (2016-02-01)
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  • DUSP-PSC Summer Internship Program - MIT Public Service Center
    accept offers and submit paperwork by April 24th Award Requirements By accepting this grant you will be committing to several important things Prior to leaving we will need to meet with you to confirm your final plans and discuss risk management While you re away we expect that you will check in once a week with your internship liaison sending us a few paragraphs telling us what you are up to at the moment what you ve accomplished so far what you plan to do over the next week or two the main things you ve learned so far your favorite inspiring or funny stories about the internship Ensure that your community supervisor oversees your work and checks in regularly with the internship staff by phone or email to report on project progress Sign a contract and a liability waiver Arrange for all necessary health safety and legal needs e g passport and visa if needed health insurance vaccinations At the end of your internship we will ask you to submit a short paragraph describing your experiences and reflecting on their effects we suggest you keep a journal to help with this and a brief report on how the funds were spent After your internship you will make a professional presentation to your DUSP peers and others focusing on the service outcomes and your career development Acknowledge the MIT Public Service Center and DUSP as sponsors e g website signage articles Participate in our evaluation process Permit us to publicize your work through our website print materials and other publicity Share photographs with us What We Fund International development and domestic public service projects that have a strong prospect of sustainable benefit for the community and career development potential for the student New and continuing projects are welcome We support work with community focused organizations such as non profits government offices international aid agencies schools grassroots groups student initiated service enterprises and even for profit businesses if the business is using a social entrepreneurship model to address the needs of an under served community How to Apply Submit your application as an e mail attachment to pscdusp mit edu Preferred file format is Microsoft Word or PDF Please put DUSP PSC Summer Internship in the subject line of your email You can include additional materials that you think will help but please be selective Cover page 1 page Name department student status sophomore etc and ID Contact information e mail phone and mailing address Name of internship organization and primary contact there Brief abstract Application 2 3 pages Briefly describe the organization at which you will be interning Provide a brief explanation of your supervisor s position and the work that you will be doing for them What community will you serve Describe the community needs you intend to address Describe the internship and explain the specific ways your work will address the needs you outline Include useful information like this What are your objectives What is the timeline for

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whatwedo/dusp-psc.html (2016-02-01)
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  • CITE-PSC - MIT Public Service Center
    detail oriented curious students to help generate prioritize and test assess products designed for the developing world Travel accommodations and modest living expenses are covered through an internship stipend Contact Chris Pilcavage for more information csp18 mit edu Deadline to apply TBD Apply using the application materials and guidelines for the PSC Internships http web mit edu mitpsc whatwedo internshipsandfellowships The Community Partner Internships will follow the value added model of PSC internships Students will work as assigned by their supervisors and while doing so learn about additional organizational needs and assets that match their skills and interests Interns may then request that the additional tasks be added to their assignment If supervisors agree students can complete their initial work and the value added work gaining additional experience that suits their interests and adding substantial value to the partner organization The Internships are designed to benefit all concerned Community partner organizations gain the help of MIT student interns during the summer Communities in need will benefit from work outcomes Participating students gain great work experience ties with important international development organizations knowledge about careers in international development understanding about cultural contexts international experience in some cases and insight into public service through organizations CITE and PSC gain insight from student communications as well as stronger relationships with important partner organizations Qualifications We want graduate or undergraduate students who have the following attributes Interest in international development through technology Interest in apprenticeship experience with a partner organization Great communication skills written and oral Knowledge about one or more of the component aspects technology user interface cultural appropriateness evaluation marketing product dissemination Knowledge or interest in WASH a plus Highly reliable self starter General ability to work well with other people in teams and independently Availability to be on site for 4

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whatwedo/cite-psc/index.html (2016-02-01)
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  • CITE-PSC - MIT Public Service Center
    their project Deadlines and application The deadline for the 2016 ESG PKG Center Fellowship is March 18 2016 Awards will be announced on April 7 2016 Applicants will be asked to meet in person with the review committee between the application deadline and the award date Award requirements A complete and thorough outline of the project and its desired outcome including the steps that will be taken to assure that outcome Detailed budget for the project Projects must include a clearly defined educational component ESG PKG Center applicants must have been members of ESG during their freshman Funds are available for either domestic or international projects A video component will be required for all ESG PKG Center projects see detail below ESG PKG Center Fellowship awardees will permit ESG and the PKG Center to publicize their project through our websites An ongoing commentary about the project will be required throughout the duration of the project Typically fellows post a weekly blog entry or post short videos that report on the progress of their project Deliverable At the end of the project a short written summary report is required from all fellows and an informal presentation will be made to members of the ESG community about the experience Images and video footage collected during the project must be assembled into a short 5 8 minute documentary format that can be used to illustrate the project Six units of independent study credit will be awarded at the satisfactory completion of the summary report and video presentation Guidance and supervision for the written and documentary aspects of the independent study will be supplied through ESG as well as the necessary video editing equipment and instruction Video component Some element or elements of the ESG PKG Center projects should be captured using video The

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whatwedo/esg-psc/index.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Opportunities - MIT Public Service Center
    the many opportunities available New opportunities are frequently cycled through so do check back often Also check out these organizations that also have opportunities for students quick links support the psc with a donation subscribe to our newsletter blog Read posts from MIT students in the field contact Questions Contact the PSC psc mit edu 617 253 0742 Continue exploring the PSC website what we do Fellowships Internships Grants Service

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/opportunities/ (2016-02-01)
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  • Focus on the Americas - MIT Public Service Center
    platform to reach higher impact in managing personal savings at the BoP in Sao Paulo Chile Create Recycling Program in Calama Chile Patagonia Chile Project help the Recyclapolis Foundation secure a major grant for green recycling and educational centers with social inclusion Help build technical organizational or design resources for an emergency water supply start up in Chile Colombia MIT Performance Management Fellow at Instiglio Costa Rica Inquiry in Rainforests Web programming to improve science teaching Ecuador Join Us in the Amazon jungle and Help Support the Growth of a Budding Social Enterprise Mexico Help the Mexican Institute of Social Security in Latin America with evidence based analysis to use data more effectively and better serve clients Design Engineer and Implement Appropriate Technology for Farming Amaranth in Rural Communities in Oaxaca Mexico for Summer 2013 Trinidad INIPSIS Ltd Bio Recycling United States Greater Boston Area Develop a database system for a nonprofit in Boston s Chinatown Teacher Program Developer Help Raise Funds for a Math Club for Girls Work with an MIT Inspirational Teacher Award winner in the physics classroom at Brighton High School Remote Internships Work from MIT Other opportunities throughout the US Build an Online Platform to Help Low Income Residents Become Banked Bringing the Benefits of Data Science to the Education Sector Help the Bethlehem Project evaluate their Immigration Integration Program Solve a major problem in voter services with TurboVote Voter Institutionalization Fellow for TurboVote Gravity Powered Water Pump in Appalachia Help a rehab hospital in CA with bioinformatics website design video gaming quick links support the psc with a donation subscribe to our newsletter blog Read posts from MIT students in the field contact Questions Contact the PSC psc mit edu 617 253 0742 Continue exploring the PSC website what we do Fellowships Internships Grants Service

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/opportunities/focus-americas/index.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Beyond the Americas - MIT Public Service Center
    real difference in girls lives with soccer Low cost wood chipper to facilitate use of TLUD stoves Development of a Birth Record Communicator Designing and Launching affordable mobile enabled health services in Bangladesh and India quick links support the psc with a donation subscribe to our newsletter contact Questions Contact the PSC psc mit edu 617 253 0742 Continue exploring the PSC website what we do Fellowships Internships Grants Service

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/opportunities/international.html (2016-02-01)
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