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Carter Center Graduate Assistantships For International Students In USA, 2015

The Carter Center is offering a limited number of funded graduate assistantships, beginning in August. Graduate assistantships are available for currently enrolled master’s degree and doctoral students. Graduate assistants will receive a compensation of $14/hr and will be asked to make a 9-12 month, 20 hours-per-week commitment. Applications are due by June 15, 2015.

Field of Internship: Opportunities are available in the following programmatic areas: Peace (Americas Program, China Program, Conflict Resolution Program, Democracy Program, Global Access to Information Program, Human Rights Program: Mobilizing, Action for Women and Girls Initiative) and Health (Trachoma Program, Mental Health Program: Liberia/Sierra, Leone Initiative)
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: The Carter Center
Internship can be taken at: USA

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Eligibility: -Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate or doctoral program throughout the duration of the assistantship. Candidates who will graduate from their master’s, postmaster’s, or doctoral-level program before the program ends are not eligible.

-Internship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these assistantships.

Is this paid internship? Student will receive compensation of $14/hour.

Internship Description: The Carter Center is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, Ga., by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University. The ultimate goal is to help create a world where every man, woman, and child has the opportunity to enjoy good health and live in peace. The Carter Center Graduate Assistantship Program offers a limited number of funded opportunities for currently enrolled master’s degree and doctoral students. Graduate assistants must make a 9-12 month, 20-hours-per-week commitment and will receive compensation of $14/hour.

Number of awards offered: Only limited number of Funded Graduate Assistantships.

Internship Duration: Graduate assistants must make a 9-12 month, 20-hours-per-week commitment.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To complete the online application, be prepared to provide the following:
-A 100-word autobiography.
-A short 200-250-word essay stating your objectives and expectations of a Carter Center internship and how they relate to your goals.
-Your resume, to be uploaded as a Microsoft Word document or PDF.
-A short pertinent writing sample, preferably an academic paper five pages or less in length, to be uploaded as a Microsoft Word document or PDF. This can be a paper that you have previously written for your academic coursework. Alternatively, it can be a five-page excerpt of a larger pager. Double-spaced is preferred.
-The names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of two people who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Your recommenders will be sent a system-generated e-mail after you have submitted your application that will allow them to copy and paste the recommendation letter into a Web form and submit it electronically.

Internship Application Deadline: Applications are due by June 15, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application