Monday, March 10, 2014

Summer Employment Opportunities at ETS

Reading Assessments

The Assessment Development Division of Educational Testing Service is seeking freelance writers, graduate students, teachers, and other college graduates who have an appreciation for good writing and a sense of the interests and abilities of high-school students. Successful candidates will work with ETS test development staff in developing lively and appealing materials for assessing reading comprehension skills aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The eight-week program will begin June 16th and end August 8th. Summer employees will work 8-hour days, Monday-Friday, at the ETS campus in Princeton, NJ. Candidates should submit a short (no more than one-page) sample text that they believe would be suitable for testing critical reading skills. The sample should not be a self-generated piece of writing but rather an excerpt of material from a published source. It should exemplify writing that the candidate believes would be rich, complex, and engaging for college-bound high school students. The sample should be included with a CV or resume. Please include a citation of the source.

Interested candidates should apply online no later than Monday, March 31, 2014: 

or 
Writing Assessments

This paid summer program will provide the opportunity to work with Educational Testing Service staff in developing assessments of writing skills. Summer employees will learn the fundamentals of test design, including principles of test validity and fairness, and then learn to develop the materials and questions used in these assessments. Candidates must have completed at least one year of graduate study in the humanities or social sciences. Exemplary writing skills and a thorough understanding of English grammar are required. The eight-week program will run June through August 2014. Summer employees will work 8-hour days, Monday-Friday, at the ETS campus in Princeton, NJ. 

Interested candidates should apply online no later than Monday, March 31, 2014: 

or 

Saturday, November 2, 2013

BRIDGE Society Mentoring & Networking Event November 3

You're invited to the BRIDGE Society "All Industry" Mentoring & Networking Event on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00pm in the Garey Hall Cafe. Meet alumni and professionals from across industries. Talk to them about networking, interviewing, interning successfully, and, of course, obtaining full-time positions. Hear their advice on all of the professional development questions that you have! Find out what our alumni studied, where they interned, how they obtained their jobs, what they enjoy about their work, and more. Walk away with insight about your future and a list of potential mentors to assist you. Understand the value of the Villanova network and your LAS degree.

*Alumni and professionals from GlaxoSmithKline, Vanguard, Bank of America, Turner Broadcasting, City Year, DuPont, Bloomberg, American Express, QVC, Devereux, and more will be attending.

 RSVP Required: https://sp.artsci.villanova.edu/ous/Lists/BRIDGE%20Events/NewForm.aspx

Space is limited! RSVP early!

Dress: Business dress required. (After you register, you will receive an email regarding appropriate dress for this event.) We will not be reviewing resumes at this event.

Questions: aslp@villanova.edu
 Registration: https://sp.artsci.villanova.edu/ous/Lists/BRIDGE%20Events/NewForm.aspx

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Widener University

Widener University's English Department is currently seeking graduating M.A.'s for adjunct positions teaching introductory-level English courses at Widener for Fall 2013. If you are finishing up and are interested in working as an adjunct, please contact Janine Utell, PhD, Associate Professor, Department Chair.

Telephone: 610-499-4527
Email: jmutell@mail.widener.edu

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Face to Face Development Associate

Face to Face, a human services organization which provides free meals, nurse-managed health care, legal and social services, computer training, creative arts studios, and children’s after school and summer programming, is seeking a Development Associate. They are seeking someone with excellent communication skills, willingness to learn the fine points of development and a heart for mission. It is a challenging position with room for growth.

Face to Face creates encounters of hospitality, mutuality, and transformation in the Germantown community. Their mission is to meet the basic human needs and reduce the suffering of those in the community. With hospitality, they provide a safe environment and practical tools, which enable people in Germantown to confront personal challenges, empower their lives, and fulfill their unique potential.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Evan Radcliffe at evan.radcliffe@villanova.edu.

Inner-City Teaching Corps

If you are interested in working for the Inner-City Teaching Corps, please contact Katie Kobeszka at kkobeszka@alainlocke.org. Katie will be on campus later in January to meet with prospective teachers.

Click here to visit their website for more information.

 

Student PIRGs Activism Internships

If you want to make a difference and learn valuable skills, join Student PIRGs' (Public Interest Research Groups) team of interns and volunteers. Their internship program provides students with the opportunity to take their education out of the classroom, do hands-on work, learn important skills, and make a direct impact on public interest issues.

2011-2012 Campaigns:
Energy Service Corps; Defend the Environment; Save Student Aid; New Voters Project; No Hunger, No Homelessness

Click here for more information or to apply. Deadline for spring internship applications is February 1st.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Tutoring Opportunity in Philadelphia

Frog Tutoring, which provides one-on-one, in-home private tutoring, is now hiring for the Philadelphia area. They offer great pay and flexibility, as tutors can choose the grade levels and subjects with which they prefer to work. Tutors can also choose their hours and create their own work schedule. Depending on the distance, some tutors are compensated for driving over a certain mileage. The company offers bonuses to tutors with a constantly high tutor rankings, and they nominate a tutor of the month for each region.

If you are interested, you can Click here to learn more and apply on their website.