Scholarships/Internships


CHOOSE901 WRITING INTERNSHIP!

Applications are now open for Fall/Spring 2019-2020!

We are looking for some talented individuals to join our staff for our writing internship program.

We have a significant change for the next intern class! We will be changing the internship program from a semester to a full academic year.

The program runs from September 3rd through April 27th, 2020.
This is an unpaid academic internship, with the expectation of 10 hours per week in our office, to be scheduled based on your availability (and you’re welcome to be in the office as much as you’d like beyond that!). Hours spent working with us can count for volunteer/community service hours.

Perks of the Internship:

  • Free coffee and snacks? Yup.
  • Resume workshop.
  • Online portfolio workshop.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • …and more. So much more that we’re not even sure what else, but it’ll be awesome

 

Check out the description below, and if you’re interested, email intern@choose901.com with your resumé and samples of your work. 

 

Choose901 Intern Job Description – Writer

You’ll have the opportunity to write, edit, and publish posts on our website, receiving detailed feedback from our editorial team.

Things You Will Learn:

  • Writing: Taking your story from pitch to publish.
  • Marketing: How to take your stories from published to the great beyond!
  • Analytics: How to analyze your work and its performance, and how to turn that into actionable insights for the next story.
  • Execution: Using the digital tools available to accomplish your vision.
  • Professionalism: How to work well in an office with other people.

General Expectations for Writing Interns:

  • Write 2-3 blogs per week.
  • Proofread 3 blogs from other interns, offering critique.
  • Submit at least 2 photos for Instagram or other social media platforms, with captions.
  • Join us for weekly editorial meetings to be scheduled based on cohort availability.
  • 10 hours (or more) a week of presence in the Choose901 office in the Crosstown Concourse.

Who Are We Looking For?
We are seeking journalism or communication (or similar) students, looking to further their writing skills with real-world experience.

Sound good?

Cool. Email intern@choose901.com with your resumé and samples of your work and we’ll get back to you with the next steps.

Warrior Weekend 2018 is HERE! We’re kicking off the weekend with our Parent and Community Coffee – TOMORROW, Friday, April 27, 2018 from 11 am – 12 N. Stop in for an hour of updates, community fellowship and … coffee! 

IMMEDIATELY following is our Spring 2018 Entrepreneurship Expo! Our students have worked extremely hard and we want you to be a part!

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Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga is offering one $5000 scholarship for an incoming freshman who majors in mathematics at the University of Tennessee- Chattanooga. This scholarship is worth $5000 over four years. Application information can be found HERE.

 

High School Summer Law Intern Program Sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association
 
Who: Current Shelby County Schools Minority Sophomores and Juniors
 
What: 2018 High School Summer Law Intern Program
 
When: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
 
Why: The High School Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) seeks to develop and nurture an interest in the legal profession among young people from underrepresented groups, with long-term goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession.
 
Qualifications:
To be considered for a 2018 SLIP internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a minority high school student in good standing 
  • Begin junior or senior year of high school in August, 2018
  • Reside in, and attend school in Shelby County
  • Never previously accepted into SLIP
 
Selection Criteria:
Members of the Memphis Bar Association (MBA) Summer Law Intern Program Committee will judge applicants on the following criteria:
 
  • Interest in law as a future career 
  • School and community activities and/or employment history
  • Oral presentation skills (e.g., group interviews)
  • Writing skills (e.g. Statement of interest)

If interested, please click HERE for the application.

Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship Foundation
 
For 2018-2019 School Year
 
Seeking to award $250 to 2 full-time students enrolled in any accredited 4-year undergraduate college or university. This scholarship is available to all classifications majoring in Marketing, Management, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, or Special Education.
 
Requirements:
 
– Have a current GPA of 2.8 or higher
– Complete a 500 word essay. Essay Topic: Explain the importance of (your major) in today’s society.
– Submit an official transcript (electronic copies only)
 
Submission date begins December 1, 2017
 
Deadline: March 20, 2018
 
The recipients of the Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship
will be notified by August 1, 2018.
 
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, send one email to BossyIsAsBossyDoes@gmail.com. Include your Full name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, Name of College/University, Classification, Major(s),
Essay, and Electronic Copy of Transcript. If any requested component is missing, your scholarship application will be deemed incomplete and ineligible.
We appreciate your interest and please share with your friends and family!
FedEx Services Internships have posted!
 
ELIGIBILITY:
In order to be eligible for an intern position, you must be currently completing your sophomore or junior year of college this spring OR be enrolled in graduate school. (Rising Juniors, Rising Seniors, and Graduate Students are all eligible to apply). If you are graduating this fall or spring and will be immediately enrolling in graduate school, then you are eligible for an internship as well. Otherwise, if you are graduating in December or May, then you will need to be applying for full time opportunities.
Please follow the steps below to access the intern positions:
Enter keyword “Intern”
Click “find jobs”
(Please apply to the Intern positions for FedEx Services)
FAMU OUT-OF-STATE TUITION WAIVERS FOR IE MAJORS
 
Non-Florida high school seniors, who are interested in attending college at Florida A&M University and majoring in Industrial Engineering (IE), please send a contact name, contact email and contact phone number to tennesseecoordinator@dstsouthernregion.com.
 
The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Department of IE has out-of-state tuition waivers they are looking to GIVE, as well as a few other scholarships.
 
Students will need to apply to FAMU, be admitted and declare an Industrial Engineering major. The school needs to give out all of the waivers before November, 2017. #pleaseshare

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