Archive | December, 2010

Study Hours in the UHP Extended 1 More Day

14 Dec

We’re extending study hours in the UHP for one more day!

That means that tonight, tomorrow, and Thursday you can study in the UHP until 10pm.

After that, you can still come and study in our building — but we’ll only be open regular hours.  (That means 9-5, Monday through Friday.)

Last few days of Study Hours

13 Dec
There’s only a few days left of study hours in the UHP.  For you unlucky lot still plowing away at your academics, we’re still here for you!  Study in our office and enjoy the free snacks and drinks.
Come to UHP Study Hours in our Office!

Monday, 12/13 4p-10pm

Tuesday, 12/14 9a-2pm & 6p-10pm
Wednesday 12/15 1p-10p
You can see all study hours listed on our events calendar!

GLSEN Public Policy Internship

9 Dec

Public Policy Intern

Reports:       Public Policy Director
Location:
This position is based in GLSEN’s Washington, D.C. office
Objectives:
The Public Policy Intern will assist Policy Associates and Directors in both state and federal work, ranging from legislation, legal cases, and organizational outreach.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with lobbying efforts for the Safe Schools Improvement Act and other federal legislation efforts
  • Develop and forge relationships with key organizations, offices, and members
  • Monitor state-level legislation via Statescape or other legislative tracking tools.
  • Create and maintain of resources for state partners and local activists.
  • Develop, publish and monitor state and local action alerts.
  • Support and research certain federal policy projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong research skills
  • General knowledge of the legislative process
  • Experience with the Internet and Microsoft Word (Excel, Powerpoint, and Office recommended)
  • Background or strong interest in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, civil rights and/or education issues
  • Demonstrated experience with or commitment to work in diverse communities
  • Willingness to travel as required

Schedule:

  • Full-time and part-time internships are available.
  • A commitment of 8 weeks is required.
  • Internships may take place during the school semester or the summer.
  • We will interview and select interns on a rolling basis.

Stipends: Stipends are available for interns.
Location:
Our office is based in downtown Washington DC, convenient to the Blue/Orange and Red line Metro trains.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

Alison Gill at agill@glsen.org or fax to 202.347.7781.
You may also mail your application to GLSEN, 1012 14th Street, NW, Suite 1105, Washington, DC 20005, though email or fax is preferable.

Work for the LGBT Resource Center [Gettin’ Paid]

8 Dec

Work for LivingSocial [Gettin’ Paid]

8 Dec

LivingSocial is looking for ambitious, energetic individuals to join our downtown Washington, DC office. Marketing Consultants at LivingSocial build partnerships with top local merchants in cities across North America. We are seeking highly motivated individuals that are driven to sell for LivingSocial.

As part of our team you’ll:
•    Make a high volume of outbound sales calls to a variety of local business owners daily
•    Manage your own leads and drive the full sales cycle from prospecting to closing deals
•    Educate your clients on the power of online advertising with LivingSocial
•    Make your local business clients more successful with the most effective online advertising program available

We offer a solid base salary plus competitive, uncapped commissions, full benefits, a startup environment, and a structured development program that provides a clear path for professional growth.

We’re looking for the best and brightest in DC:

– Bachelors Degree with excellent academic record
– Exceptional phone skills and professionalism
– Strong work ethic
– Outgoing and personable
– 0-4 years experience in a professional environment

If interested in this position, apply at http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=omgwVfwN&s=AKS

*Please note in your application that you were referred by the University Honors Program at the George Washington University*

Don’t want to sell? LivingSocial is one of the fastest growing companies in the world, and has openings across multiple departments. Interested candidates can submit a resume at http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=oa8vVfws&s=AKS

Think your friend is perfect for the job? Refer a successful hire and we’ll pay you $1000 for your help.