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Jan
15
Wed
James Farmer: In His Own Words, 1920-1999 Exhibit @ HCC Convergence Gallery Tickets
Jan 15 – Mar 15 all-day

An exhibit honoring James Farmer’s legacy through his impactful speeches, lectures, and quotes.

Feb
14
Fri
STEM Undergrad Scholarship Opportunity from ORISE Tickets
Feb 14 @ 8:55 am – Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm

ORISE offers scholarship opportunities to students pursuing careers in STEM

Mission to Mars Research Challenge
REAC/TS is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education facility with the mission to strengthen the medical response to radiological and nuclear incidents. REAC/TS has recently partnered with NASA to provide specialized knowledge for the medical community and emergency planners in the area around the upcoming Mars Rover Launch. ORISE is hosting a research-based challenge for undergraduate students to research a partner supporting NASA’s upcoming Mars 2020 Launch, learn about the partner’s capabilities, and discuss why that partner is necessary for the mission. Your research could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for this competition is March 31st, 2020, and winners will be announced in early May.

Prizes:
• 1st place: $ 5,000 scholarship
• 2nd place: $ 3,000 scholarship
• 3rd place: $ 1,000 scholarship

The Challenge:
As many undergraduate students may recall, NASA’s Space Shuttle Program completed its mission in 2011. However, in recent years, NASA has launched an exciting, new program: Mars 2020. In this upcoming launch, NASA will be sending a rover to explore the Red Planet and search for signs of habitability and past microbial life. NASA has joined forces with many groups, including REAC/TS, an ORISE facility. Your challenge is to research a partner that is aiding NASA’s Mars 2020 Mission, learn about that partner’s capabilities, and discuss why that partner is necessary for the mission.

Details:
• You must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at a college or university who will also be enrolled at a college or university next year.
• Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university in the United States, and must be United States citizens to be eligible to win.

Research should include:
o Who: a detailed review of a partner that is aiding NASA in the Mars 2020 Launch
o What: an explanation of the partner’s capabilities which are being utilized to help with the Mars 2020 Launch
o Why: supporting evidence of why the partner’s expertise is beneficial to the successful outcome of the Mars 2020 Launch.
• The research should be in the format of a research essay. Entries may include additional supporting documents.
• Research must be submitted on the following form: https://orausurvey.orau.org/n/SpringUndergraduate.aspx
• Proposals will be graded based on this rubric.
• Students are only eligible to win the ORISE STEM Scholarship twice in their undergraduate career.

How to Enter:
To enter, complete the form at https://orausurvey.orau.org/n/SpringUndergraduate.aspx and attach your research essay. The deadline to submit is 8:00 P.M. EST on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Feb
29
Sat
Alternative Service Break Trip – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Habitat for Humanity - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Tickets
Feb 29 – Mar 7 all-day

Alternative Service Breaks is a program run through the Center for Community Engagement. Students have the opportunity to go work on a service project with Habitat for Humanity over various school breaks (including Spring Break and in May).

Teacher Career Fair @ Frederick County Middle School Tickets
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

FCPS is hosting a teacher career fair on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Frederick County Middle School. The fair is open to individuals who are eligible for, or hold, a Virginia teaching license. To register, complete and submit the FCPS Teacher Career Fair Registration Form. As part of the registration process, you will be required to submit your resume.

Emcee and PA (public address) Announcers Audtions Tickets
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The Fredericksburg Nationals want the best of the best to perform at the new Minor League Baseball park when it opens for its first home game against the Frederick Keys in April. A FredNats sponsor, the University of Mary Washington is stepping up to the plate, hosting auditions this month and next for emcee and public address (PA) announcers, team mascots and National Anthem performers.

Emcee auditions will include a script-read of game introductions and in-game entertainment segments. PA auditions will include script-reads of roster lineups and in-game sponsor advertisements. The FredNats also need dozens of performers of the National Anthem, sung prior to each of 70 home games. Hopefuls will sing the anthem in full, in a cappella-style, without musical accompaniment.

Harmony School of Innovation – Dallas Job Fair Tickets
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Harmony School of Innovation – Dallas
8080 W. President George Bush Hwy
Dallas, Texas 75252

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R22oM3jDpwAvEC2Lp_DMOmnFQoLOsBdh4Vp96HTKZlc/edit?ts=5e432c2c

Harmony School of Innovation – Grand Prairie Job Fair Tickets
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Harmony School of Innovation – Grand Prairie Job Fair
1441 Fish Creek Road
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R22oM3jDpwAvEC2Lp_DMOmnFQoLOsBdh4Vp96HTKZlc/edit?ts=5e432c2c

In House Career Fair – SpEd Tickets
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Achieve Beyond is hosting an In House Career Fair! We welcome anyone interested in a position in Early Intervention and/or CPSE to join us. We will have a FREE mini workshop and on the spot interviews!

We are hiring: Special Educators, School and Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, COTAs, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and various administrative positions.

Mar
2
Mon
Final exams for 1st 8-week term Tickets
Mar 2 – Mar 6 all-day
Mar
4
Wed
Bank of America Spring 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Forums Tickets
Mar 4 @ 12:00 am – Apr 22 @ 11:55 pm

Whether you are in the early stages of exploring opportunities or you have decided on a potential career path, the Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students with the opportunity to learn about financial services.

Application deadlines vary by program. While student applications are limited to one Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forum, we will consider applicants for all forums based on capacity. Travel and hotel accommodations will be provided for students selected to attend.

EXPLORE WEALTH & CONSUMER
Event Location: New York
Event Date: March 4
Application Deadline: February 2

Event Location: Los Angeles
Event Date: March 9
Application Deadline: February 2

Event Location: Chicago
Event Date: April 22
Application Deadline: March 1

STEP AHEAD WITH GLOBAL BANKING & MARKETS
Event Location: New York
Event Date: March 5-6
Application Deadline: February 2

LAUNCH WITH GLOBAL BANKING
Event Location: New York
Event Date: March 12-13
Application Deadline: February 2

IGNITE WITH TECH
Event Location: Charlotte
Event Date: March 23-24
Application Deadline: February 9

CULTIVATING CAREERS: THE POWER TO CHOOSE
Event Location: Charlotte
Event Date: April 2-3
Application Deadline: February 23

DIVERSE ABILITIES
Event Location: Charlotte
Event Date: April 16-17
Application Deadline: March 1

Visit our website to submit an application today! https://tinyurl.com/y9woap9e