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The V&E (Vinson & Elkins) Scholars Program

The V&E (Vinson & Elkins) Scholars Program

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Vinson & Elkins. The Vinson & Elkins is pleased to offer their V&E Diversity Scholarships to high school seniors from historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. With the purpose, the V&E Scholars Program has defrayed the costs of a college education for minority students with strong academic credentials who have an interest in the legal profession and financial need.The Program awards seven scholarships $10,000 each, in four $2,500 installments.

Established in Houston in 1917 by William A. Vinson and James A. Elkins, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted advisor has made “V&E a go-to law firm” for many of the world’s leading businesses, especially in the energy and finance industries.At Vinson & Elkins, their people are their strongest asset.

Eligibility

Eligible students must:

  • Be a senior in the top 20 percent of his/her class at an Austin, Dallas, or Houston-area high school accredited by the Texas Education Agency
  • Be a member of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession (i.e. Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/Two or More Races)
  • Have a minimum of 1100 SAT combined score, or a composite ACT score of 22
  • Demonstrate an interest in working in a law firm setting
  • Have a financial need
  • A U.S. citizen, or a resident in the Houston, Dallas, Austin, or surrounding areas for seven continuous years

How to Apply

Interested candidates may register for the V&E Scholars Program, through the given link:

https://portal.velaw.com/viDesktopEx/viSurveyEx/SVUserRegistration.aspx?CompanyID=2004011292&UserRef=33AA5F74EB80455E9F49&EvalID=5701

Required Documents

  • An essay (500-1500 words) on your personal story and/or career goals (PDF), submitted as part of the application. Mention any extracurricular and community activities that demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career as a lawyer
  • A resume (PDF), submitted as part of the application
  • Completed financial aid applications (PDF), submitted as part of the application, e-mailed or mailed to the V&E Diversity Scholarship Foundation (see address below)
  • Two letters of recommendation that must come from a teacher in whose classes you were enrolled within the past year or from a guidance counselor or coach at your school, e-mailed to scholarshipfoundation-at-velaw.com, or mailed to the V&E Diversity Scholarship Foundation
  • An official high school transcript, e-mailed or mailed to the V&E Diversity Scholarship Foundation
  • Your decision on which college to attend (e-mailed)
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Submitting Details

A complete application consists of the following materials submitted to

V&E Diversity Scholarship Foundation

ATTN: Cheryl Felps, Human Resources

1001 Fannin St., Ste. 2300

Houston, TX 77002-6760

Scholarshipfoundation-at-velaw.com

Scholarship Value

  • The program awards seven scholarships each year to diverse high school students in Houston, Dallas, and Austin.
  • Each scholarship provides $10,000, in four $2,500 installments, paid directly to the college or university at the beginning of each school year.
  • The scholarship also provides reimbursement for a LSAT preparatory course and offers V&E Scholars the opportunity to be considered for summer internships in V&E’s Austin, Dallas, or Houston office during the summers of their undergraduate studies.

Application Deadline

The on-line application submissions are accepted through April 1, 2017, and recipients will be notified in May 2017.

More Info

http://www.velaw.com/who-we-are/diversity—inclusion/v-e-diversity-scholarships/

 

Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

Disclaimer

IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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