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Golden Apple Scholarship


The purpose of the Golden Apple Scholars Program is to recruit talented students who want to become teachers and want to make a difference by teaching in schools of need in Illinois. The program proved financial assistance and mentoring.

College freshmen and sophomores are eligible to apply for the scholarship: www.goldenapple.org/apply

Interested candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • 22 ACT and a minimum English/Writing score of 19
  • Resident of Illinois
  • Legally present in the US – currently unable to accept DACA students

The scholars program provides the following financial support:

  • Residential Summer Institutes with $2000 stipends per summer
  • Tuition assistance
    • $2500 for sophomore year
    • $5000 for junior year
    • $5000 for senior year

Golden Apple Scholars agree to teach in an Illinois school of need for 5 years. Additionally Golden Apple provides job placement assistance including job coaches and access to the Golden Apple Scholars job board, mentoring during early years of teaching and access to a network of excellent like minded teachers.

Applications are due 5 weeks after students are “nominated” (self nominations are accepted). The last date nominations will be received is December 1 with the application then due at the end of December.

Job Opportunity with ScribeAmerica


ScribeAmerica hires and trains anyone interested in a career in medicine. They provide paid classroom and clinical training in the medical department to prepare applicants to be medical scribes.

The role of a scribe offers exciting first-hand experience in the medical department  and full one-on-one shifts working with board certified physicians. The job is second-to-none for exposure to medicine, disease processes, medical decision making and procedures performed in the medical department.

ScribeAmerica is currently hiring motivated applicants to work as medical scribes at a Champaign Outpatient Clinic. They are looking for motivated, loyal applicants who have a passion for learning about the medical field to join their team. New employees complete a brief paid training period in medical terminology. They are seeking applicants with consistent availability who are able to work at least one 8am-5pm shift per week. If you are looking to be a part of a professional medical scribe team please apply directly at www.scribeamerica.com/apply today for their Champaign location.

ScribeAmerica offers:

  • Paid classroom and clinical training
  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits
  • 20-40 hours per week
  • Great learning experience
  • Room for advancement

Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students

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The Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine will be accepting application for the 2016 Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students. The application will officially open on October 1, 2016.

Program Dates: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – Thursday, August 4, 2016

Program Opportunities:

  • MCAT Preparation
  • Biomedical Research
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Research Environment
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Interaction with medical school faculty and students
  • $3,500 (minus taxes) stipend
  • Room and board

Program Requirements:

  • Rising junior or rising senior undergraduates
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Submit and complete an online application
  • Two letters of recommendation sent via US
  • Official undergraduate transcripts (from any institution attended) sent via US MAIL

Application deadlines:

January 11, 2016 – mail hardcopies

January 31, 2016 – submit online application

Visit their website for more information or contact Jessica Incmikoski, Summer Program Coordinator, at (215) 898-3492 or jessicai@mail.med.upenn.edu.


Wildlife Conservation and Management in Tanzania and Botswana Info. Session

ACES is hosting an information session on Summer Study Abroad opportunities for students interested in wildlife conservation and management sponsored by the department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) & Wildtrax

Wildlife Conservation and Management in Tanzania and Botswana

Wednesday, September 16

W 109 Turner Hall

5:00 – 6:00pm

 Tanzania- Conservation & Management of Human-Wildlife Ecology  (3 weeks)

Program Highlights:

Attain a Wildlife Management Course certificate from the prominent College of African Wildlife Management-Mweka.

Explore famous wilderness areas: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and more!

Meet leading wildlife and conservation biologists conducting active research…make the connections that will shape your career!

Botswana- African Wildlife & Community Conservation Research (9 weeks)

 Program Objectives:

Learn valuable wildlife management and conservation principles

Understand the challenges facing wildlife conservation & community based natural resource management

Observe the ecological organization and biodiversity of the Okavango Delta and surrounding ecosystems

Develop advanced field research techniques and associated skills

Understand the social aspects of conservation science

Train future conservationists in understanding and applying research in the field through:

Research design & methodologies

Data collection & analysis

Application and implementation of data

Long-term sustainable conservation management projects

Illinois in Washington: Academic Internship Program


Spend a Semester Interning and Taking Classes in Washington, DC!

Come learn more about Illinois in Washington, an academic internship program open to all Illinois undergraduates.  Students live in Washington, DC, for a semester or summer, intern 4 days a week and take U of I classes. Application deadline for spring semester is October 1.

Information session: Tuesday, September 15 from 6-7 pm in 119 David Kinley Hall

Deadlines: Spring – October 1; Summer – February 1; Fall – April 1

Also visit www.washington.illinois.edu and www.illinoisinwashington.wordpress.com/.

Business Career Fair

Did you know that this week’s Business Career Fair is open to all University of Illinois students? Did you know that almost half of the companies attending (95 out of 216) are here to recruit ALL MAJORS (not just Business) for internships and full time employment?

 Visit the Business Career Fair this Wednesday, 9/16 and Thursday, 9/17 from 2 – 7 pm at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

Sign up to attend on iLink

 To Prepare:

· Attend theHow to Sell your LAS Degree at the Business Career Fairworkshop on Monday, September 14th from 3-3:50 pm in 1002 Lincoln Hall

·Attend theCareer Fair Prep: Maximize Your Experienceworkshop on Monday, September 14th from 5-6 pm (sign up required)

· Drop-In resume review:

The Career Center: Monday-Friday 2-4:30 p.m.

Undergraduate Library : Mondays 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., Sundays 4-9 p.m.

Ikenberry Commons – Room 1010A: Tuesdays 7-9 p.m.