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DEADLINE: Weitz Fellows Program

EIGHT employers are looking for Carls to improve their communities through arts management, non-profit management, or social change!

Date: Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Time: 11:55 pm

Duration: 5 minutes

Location: Apply via the Tunnel

Contact: Andrea Kubinski, x5511

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Carleton-exclusive opportunities for eight graduating seniors in the nonprofit sector.

The Weitz Fellows Program will provide one-year jobs for eight Carleton 2018 grads at eight nonprofit organizations in Omaha and Lincoln, NE.  Positions are paid, include benefits and funding for professional development, and will provide exposure to all aspects of the organization.  This is an unmatched opportunity for anyone interested in beginning a career in arts management, non-profit management, or social change.

Application Deadline: Sunday, January 21st - 11:59pm.  Apply via the Tunnel!

Participating organization descriptions and names of current fellows:

  • Girls Inc. (Current Fellow: Ayana Lance ’17, Major: Cinema and Media Studies)
    Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face. The Girls Inc. Experience consists of people, an environment, and programming that, together, empower girls to succeed.
  • Joslyn Art Museum (Current Fellow: Alison Ball ’17, Major: History)
    The Joslyn Art Museum features European and American collections, and is renowned for its collection of art of the American West.  Fellow will work closely with staff on projects related to the Museum's permanent collection, its temporary exhibitions, and its public programs, and will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of museum operations, including curatorial, collections, protection, education, retail services, outreach, development and marketing.
  • Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest (Current Fellow: Raul Noguera-McElroy '17, Major: Political Science, International Relations)
    Nebraska Appleseed is an advocacy organization working for justice and opportunity in Nebraska via legal, policy, and civic engagement work.  They focus on economic justice, healthcare access, child welfare, immigrants and communities.  Fellows will participate in creating active legislation alongside a staff of attorneys, policy specialists, and community organizers.
  • OpenSky Policy Institute (Current Fellow: Lillie Cox '17, Major: Economics)
    OpenSky Policy Institute focuses on policy related to budget and taxation, particularly as pertains to low and middle-income families.  They work closely with the legislature and governor’s office.  The primary audience is lawmakers and media, and the work is bipartisan with a focus on data.  The fellow will conduct research and analysis on state budget and tax policies, produce reports for policy makers, and develop expertise in policy areas.
  • Opera Omaha (Current Fellow: Elaine Sundberg '17, Major: History, Archaeology)
    Opera Omaha is internationally known for its productions of eight world premieres and four American premieres of classical masterpieces, and is highly regarded regionally for an extensive education and outreach program that annually reaches thousands from elementary school through adulthood.  Fellow will work with all areas of arts management, with rotations in marketing, fundraising, production, and community engagement.  Fellow will also gain exposure to rehearsal and mounting of a new opera production.
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha Service Learning Academy (Current Fellow: Jenna Greene '17, Major: Environmental Studies, Political Economy)
    The Service Learning Academy is an office within University that supports university faculty and students, P-12 teachers and students, and community partners in the development and implementation of quality service learning courses and projects. Work will involve collaborating with partners and projects, assisting with program administration and management, as well as analyzing data on impact.
  • Urban League (Current Fellow: Kayla Toney ’17, Major: Photography and Optics)
    The Urban League offers a variety of programs and services focused on empowering Nebraska’s youth, providing career support, finding affordable health care services and creating safer communities. The Urban League of Nebraska also invests in community leaders, connecting individuals and organizations to volunteer and leadership opportunities.
  • Women’s Fund of Omaha (Current Fellow: Ingrid Hofeldt ’17, Major: Sociology/Anthropology, Women's and Gender Studies)
    Women’s Fund of Omaha focuses on research, grants, and advocacy around issues facing women and girls in their communities.  They provide grant funding to service providers, advocate for policy change, and influence dynamic change within the community.  Fellow will assist with research, policy development, communications, and donor and volunteer relations.  Research areas include: economic conditions, domestic violence, and challenges facing girls.

We encourage you to take full advantage of the Career Center as you prepare for any of these opportunities. We are here to review your resume & cover letter and help you with your interview skills.


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