Scholarships/Internships


College Readiness Roundup & Student Job Fair!

 

This free educational event is designed to provide high school juniors, high school seniors and college freshman (and their parents) with the resources needed to successfully prepare for college.

FREE FOOD AND DRINKS.

Free registration: CRRMemphis.eventbrite.com

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 11 am – 2 pm

United Way of the Mid-South | 1005 Tillman St., Memphis, TN

Sponsored by The Vanross Foundation

NBMBAA Memphis – http://nbmbaamemphis.org/

January Membership Drive – Get 20%off until January 31st!!

During the month of January, receive a 20% discount off (code MEMPHIS2020) Membership!! https://nbmbaa.org/nbmbaa-new-member-registration/ 

 

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February Membership Meeting – Behind the Boardroom Door: Insights From A Vice President – Feb. 13th 2020

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General Membership Meeting

February Membership Meeting – Behind the Boardroom Door. Insights From a Vice President

Join us for an intimate dialogue with Vice Presidents from the most prominent companies in Memphis.

This event is FREE and open to members and the public.
Sign up here to attend: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa25

Location:  International Paper HQ, Tower 3, Ponderosa Pines, 6400 Poplar Ave
Time: Begins at 6:00 p.m.  Concludes 8:00 p.m.

(Parking garage is available)

 

 

2020 Rafael Dodd Graduate Scholarship – Deadline 3/1/2020

Are you or someone you know in the Memphis or surrounding areas and currently working on your MBA/related graduate degree or will be attending Graduate School this year?  The National Black MBAA Memphis Chapter is pleased to announce the 2019 Rafael Dodd Scholarship and is awarding 2, $1,000 scholarships!!!

The National Black MBA Association Memphis Chapter is now accepting applications though March 1st for the 2020 Rafael Dodd Graduate Scholarship. For application or more information. contact:Memphis_nbmbaa@yahoo.com. Application deadline is March 1, 2020.

NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
The purpose of The Memphis Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. scholarship is to offer financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses to local area Memphis students enrolled in a graduate business or management program. Scholarships are apportioned based on an applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service, letter of reference(s), verbal skills and resume. Scholarship recipients will be notified the first week of April and are required to attend our Visionaries Symposium Luncheon on April 16, 2020.

Featured Program – Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Program
Memphis LOT Membership  Memphis.LOT.org@gmail.com
What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program?
Since its inception in 1991, the NBMBAA® Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT®) Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to high school students. The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation and Career Preparation. The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.

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LeMoyne-Owen College Call Center Internship (Spring 2020) w/ALSAC|St. Jude

The Program and How To Apply:

This application is for paid spring internship opportunity located on campus at ALSAC’s LeMoyne-Owen College Call Center.
ALSAC offers part-time paid internships (20 hours per week) each semester with flexible shifts.

Interviewing begins November (now) so apply online today!

Flexible Shift Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 12:00-4:00 pm and 5:00-9:00 pm.

Mandatory Training Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 12:00-4:00 pm or 5:00-9:00 pm for first 2 weeks of internship. Must be able to fully commit to training period. Training is located at Crosstown Concourse.

Tentative Start Date: February 2020

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Must be actively enrolled at LeMoyne-Owen College and must be 18 years of age.

Apply here for LOC: https://bit.ly/2PZoP0u

Apply here for U of M: https://bit.ly/36HerAq

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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