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February 18, 2015 Edition


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I. General Political Science Announcements

a.  Sandwiches With A Side of Career Advice

b.  Undergraduate Paper Competition

II. General University Announcements

a. GRE Basics One-Day Session - February 19th

b. Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) - Applications Due February 27th

III. Student Kudos

IV. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

V.  Internships

a. City of Chicago Council Internship Opportunity

b. The Illinois Republican Party Internship

c. NCUSAR’s Summer 2015 Washington, DC Internship Program – Applications Due February 27th

VI.  Scholarship and Fellowships

a. James H. Dunn Fellowship

VII.  Clubs and Organizations

a. The Illinois City/Council Management Association (ILCMA) Winter Conference – February 26, 2015

VIII.  Other Announcements

a. NEW Leadership Illinois - Empowering Women to Lead - June 1-5 - Applications Due March 2nd

b. 4th Annual Summer Workshop in International Security - Applications Due April 10th

IX.  Faculty News


I. General Political Science Announcements 

a. Free Sandwiches With a Side of Careeer Advice is a new program for the spring semester. The program is sponsored by Jersey Mike's Subs. The third lunch is Friday, March 27 from 12:00-1:00 in DuSable 464. If you are interested in working in business, come listen to Jeff Yordon. Jeff is the founder, CEO, and President of Sagent Pharmaceuticals, ranked by Crain's as one of Chicago's fastest growing companies.  Reservations are required. To reserve your sandwich, contact Kim Wilson at kwilson8@niu.edu or call 815-753-1015.
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b. Political Science Department has an Undergraduate Paper Competition every spring. Details.
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II. General University Announcements

a. GRE Basics Workshop will take place on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Details.
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b. The Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is excited to announce the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) for summer 2015 is accepting applications! SROP provides a select group of undergraduate students with the opportunity to complete faculty-mentored research through the 8-week summer term.  Details.
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III. Student Kudos!

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IV. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

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V. Internships

a.  Alderman George Cardenas, 12th Ward, is seeking an intern interested in learning about constituent services and policy research. Details.
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b. The Illinois Republican Party is excited to offer internships in their downtown Chicago office for the spring, summer, and fall. Details.
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c. National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) 2015 Summer Internship Program -May 25 - July 31, 2015 -Washington, D.C. Details.
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VI. Scholarship and Fellowships

a. The Office of the Governor Bruce Rauner is currently accepting applications for the James H. Dunn Fellowship. These fellowship will be offered in Springfield, Chicago, and Washington D.C. offices. The fellowship allows recent graduates who are interested in an opportunity to experience the operations of state government a one year firsthand experience that is paid with full benefits. Details.
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VII. Clubs and Organizations

a. The Illinois City/Council Management Association (ILCMA) is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to learn about the field of local government management by attending the annual state winter conference. The ILCMA is holding its annual winter conference at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal, Illinois and are inviting 20 students from colleges in the central Illinois region to attend the conference on Thursday, February 26, 2015 free of charge. ONE FREE SPOT LEFT.Details.
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VIII. Other Announcements 

a. NEW Leadership Illinois - Empowering Women to Lead - June 1-5. Details.
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b. The Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS) at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana announces the 4th annual workshop in international security. This one-week workshop is targeted at rising sophomores or advanced undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country. Dates: June 7-12, 2015. Details.
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IX. Faculty News

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