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WINS: All expenses paid academic/internship program for American Indian/Alaska Native students in Washington DC (Please forward) (fwd)

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  • Mansel A Nelson
    ... /*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/ Mansel A. Nelson Program Coordinator Voice 928
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 17, 2004
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      >American University's Washington Semester American Indian Program is an
      >internship program for Junior, Senior, or graduate level college
      >students. That program, now in its 12th year, strives to build students'
      >leadership skills through internship experience, course work and other
      >program activities, and encourages students to bring those skills back to
      >their communities. Students are chosen based on their grade point
      >average, an essay, resume, and status as a tribal member and an enrolled
      >Students in the Washington Semester American Indian Program have the
      >opportunity to intern at one of the many sponsoring agencies such as the
      >departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, Labor, Transportation,
      >Treasury, and Health and Human Services, the Social Security
      >Administration, Veterans Affairs, and select private sector work sites.
      >Here, they gain valuable work experience, but they also learn more about
      >the interaction between the U.S. government and their own tribal
      >Located in Washington, DC, American University is a leader in global
      >education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the U.S. and
      >more than 150 countries and providing opportunities for academic
      >excellence, public service, and internships in the nation's capital and
      >around the world. For more information about the Washington Semester
      >American Indian Program, go to www.american.edu/wins
      >Many exciting internship opportunities for American Indian and Alaska
      >Native students. AU offers this program free of cost to qualified
      >applicants. All Majors are eligible! A few examples of our opportunities
      >are listed below, but more information is available on our website at
      >American University Washington Semester American Indian Program offers new
      >Tribal College Scholar Program made possible through the Theodore R. and
      >Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Foundation, Inc. This scholarship will
      >support third or fourth year college or graduate level tribal college
      >students pursue an internship in Washington, DC in summer 2004. WINS
      >offers a 9 week experiential education program that combines course work,
      >internship and social and cultural activities. Applicants must be American
      >Indian, attending a Tribal College or University, majoring in business or
      >related major and/or planning on owning and operating a small
      >business. Deadline is February 6. Inquiries to: wins@... or 1
      >(800) 853-3076
      >New opportunity for interning with the State Department.
      >If you are interested in law, civil rights, or foreign policy, an
      >internship in the US Department of State may be for you. This position
      >will require a background check. One possible placement is with the
      >Office of Civil Rights. Good computer and communication skills are a
      >must. If you are interested, please complete the WINS application process
      >for Summer 2004 as soon as possible. (Returning students do not need to
      >resubmit letters of recommendation or proof of tribal affiliation, however
      >a new application cover sheet, updated resume and transcripts are required.)
      >About the State Department (www.state.gov)
      >The Executive Branch and the Congress have constitutional responsibilities
      >for U.S. foreign policy. Within the Executive Branch, the Department of
      >State is the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency, and the Secretary of State
      >is the President's principal foreign policy adviser. The Department
      >advances U.S. objectives and interests in shaping a freer, more secure,
      >and more prosperous world through its primary role in developing and
      >implementing the President's foreign policy. The Department also supports
      >the foreign affairs activities of other U.S. Government entities including
      >the Department of Commerce and the Agency for International Development.
      >It also provides an array of important services to U.S. citizens and to
      >foreigners seeking to visit or immigrate to the U.S.
      >Other great opportunities with:
      >US Department of Agriculture
      >Department of Interior
      >Department of Defense
      >Department of Labor
      >Health and Human Services
      >Veterans Administration
      >Start your online application today at www.american.edu/wins
      >Michelle L. Sauve, MPP (Mohawk)
      >American University
      >Director, Washington Semester American Indian Program
      >Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
      >4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
      >Washington, DC 20016
      >(202) 895-4879 (Office) (202) 895-4882 (Fax)
      >online at : www.american.edu/wins

      Mansel A. Nelson
      Program Coordinator Voice 928 523 1275/1496
      Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
      Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
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      Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 7, Room 112

      "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our
      children." Native American Proverb

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