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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Resources for Plagiarism and Understanding Academic Honesty at Trinity

October 25, 2012 - Over the past few semesters, I have seen an increase in the number of plagiarism and academic dishonesty cases in the School of Professional Studies. I wanted to take this opportunity to outline the many resources that are available to help prevent these issues. Prevention is the key.   Your professor is your first resource. When in doubt, ask them for help or an extension. Getting a zero on an assignment is far better than risking plagiarism. On our website, under Current Students, we have a whole section on academic writing styles (click http://www.trinitydc.edu/sps/writing-style-formatting/) that is available to undergraduate and … Continue reading
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Apply for the USAID Donald Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program

October 25, 2012 - The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). If you want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne … Continue reading
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The Community Services Foundation is seeking Asst. Site Directors

October 24, 2012 - Community Services Foundation is a nonprofit community based organization established to provide social service programs to low income, immigrant and/or at risk managed communities.  Our mission is to enhance the lives of community members by providing structured services, activities and programs in an effort to help empower individuals and stabilize communities.   In support of our mission, we have established the following goals:  (1) assist residents in the development and pursuit of their special interests; (2) conduct community based activities that enrich the quality of life of all participants; (3) encourage participants in wholes activities; (4) inform residents of worthwhile … Continue reading
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2012/2013 Internships Available

October 23, 2012 - 2012/2013 Internships Available  ~MARKETING/EVENT PLANNING | UNPAID INTERN @ THEGIRLFRIENDGROUP TGG is a global network for women and our mission is women helping women in all aspects of life.  We are nearing 1,000 members around the world and growing quickly. In lieu of salary, the intern will attend all TGG events free of charge as well as get into all outside events for free.  I expect the person to be very outgoing, not afraid to introduce themselves at events and meetings and can basically be my right hand!  I’m in search of a marketing/event planning, unpaid intern with above average to strong social media … Continue reading
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Job Opening – Financial Empowerment Policy Analyst

October 19, 2012 - The Office of Financial Empowerment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is pleased to announce an opening for a Financial Empowerment Policy Analyst. If you  have highly developed research and analytic skills, expertise in the policy arena, and thorough knowledge of the challenges faced by low-income and other economically vulnerable people in the financial marketplace, you are encouraged to apply.  If you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to work with an experienced, high-powered team dedicated to making the financial system work for low-income people.  The position is based in Washington, DC. All applicants should carefully read the attached job … Continue reading
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Job Opening – Program Associate Position

October 19, 2012 - National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions 39 Broadway, 21st Floor • New York, NY 10006 • www.cdcu.coop   The  National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions  is a dynamic, growth-oriented community development financial institution specializing in bringing financial services to low-income communities through nonprofit, member-owned community development credit unions (CDCUs).  Based in New York City, the Federation provides financial, technical, and educational services to credit unions serving low-income and economically disenfranchised communities. The Federation seeks a Program Associate to support, monitor and document innovative programs that further financial access and education.  Specific projects include  national initiatives to create and … Continue reading
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Appeal to stop Wal-Mart in D.C. is dismissed

October 18, 2012 - Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 10:47am EDT The Washington Business Journal is reporting that  recent legal efforts to block WalMart’s development of a Georgia Avenue, NW store have failed. A D.C. zoning panel Tuesday dismissed a last-ditch appeal of Wal-Mart opponents related to the retailer’s proposed Georgia Avenue NW store. Groundbreaking for the store at 5929 Georgia Ave. has been delayed as Wal-Mart foes mount legal challenge after challenge. The decision Tuesday of the Board of Zoning Adjustments was just the latest in a string of rulings to go Related links: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/breaking_ground/ Continue reading
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You missed a wonderful presentation on Telling Your story and Developing a 30 second Elevator Pitch on Tuesday Night

October 18, 2012 - On Tuesday night, we had an excellent Dean’s List ceremony that honored those UG students of scholarship from Spring and Summer 2012. It was followed by a very dynamic presentation from Adam Nelson that helped students develop their 30 second and four minute stories or elevator pitches. Everyone that attended felt more confident about networking and interviewing when they left. More to come… Continue reading
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Interested in Economic Development and Sustainable Design?

October 18, 2012 - If so, check out this set of renderings for the new Roosevelt Islant technology campus being built in New York City. We are hoping for something as innovative and inspiring for the St. Elizabeths East Campus. http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/48139 Continue reading
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MA COM and MBA Job Opportunities

October 18, 2012 - Opportunities for positions in the DC area that might be interesting to those with business and/or communications experience/backgrounds. Editorial Director (Think Custom Media): http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLANTICMEDIA&cws=1&rid=1356 Events Manager (Atlantic LIVE): http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLANTICMEDIA&cws=1&rid=1353 Member Services Associate (National Journal Group): http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLANTICMEDIA&cws=1&rid=1349 Continue reading
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