Year-Round Opportunities

Publish your creative writing in The Crimson Thread   

The online journal of the English Undergraduate Student Organization, The Crimson Thread, accepts works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Submission guidelines can be found on the website at: https://eusocrimsonthread.wixsite.com/crimson/submissions. The theme of the upcoming March edition is Time.  Authors are invited to include a short bio for publication with the piece. Submissions can be sent for consideration to thecrimsonthreadeuso@gmail.com.  

Internships & Summer Programs

NMSU- NBCUniversal News Partnership Internships in Journalism or Engineering

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NBC Universal News has just announced a new partnership between NMSU and the NBCU Academy to support internships and scholarships in both engineering and journalism.  NBCU Academy is a multiplatform journalism training and development program. Along with scholarships and equipment, the program includes journalists, executives and managers from NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo as guest lecturers and mentors.  For information about opportunities, please contact the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Journalism and Media Studies or the College of Engineering

Publish your creative writing in The Crimson Thread  

Deadline to submit work for the March issue: February 20, 2022  

The online journal of the English Undergraduate Student Organization, The Crimson Thread, accepts works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Submission guidelines can be found on the website at: https://eusocrimsonthread.wixsite.com/crimson/submissions. The theme of the upcoming March edition is Time.  Authors are invited to include a short bio for publication with the piece. Submissions can be sent for consideration to thecrimsonthreadeuso@gmail.com.  

Smithsonian Libraries and Archives Summer 2022 Internships

Deadline to apply: February 13, 2022

These student internships provide hands-on experience in a range of subject areas. Each unique project offers a chance to explore current topics in archives, libraries, and information science and learn from experienced Smithsonian Libraries and Archives staff. For example, interns in the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives Education Department will help build and shape a new digital resource committed to Information and Media Literacy for students grades 6-12. Most internships are virtual/remote opportunities, but one project includes on-site work in the American Art and Portrait Gallery Library. All include a stipend. To apply, go to the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives Internships website.  

Virtual Reality-REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Immersive 3D Visualization, City University of New York (CUNY)

Deadline to apply: February 18, 2022

Participants in this paid summer REU program will be provided training in virtual reality, immersive 3D visualization tools and technologies. The program will identify research collaborators with immersive visualization needs and assign each student to a REU team, consisting of a research mentor and a REU student, to complete a hands-on project in creative VR/AR/MR and 3D Visualization. The mentoring team includes members not just from computer science but also from diverse backgrounds including film and media, journalism and biological sciences. Some of the planned research projects include: VR for aiding students with learning disabilities, MicroRNA (Ribonucleic Acid) as a regulator for cell lineage plasticity, immersive remote telepresence, indoor robot navigation along with 3D object identification, sonifying the microbiome, and VR for improving inter-personal skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) students. This experience will include excursions and social events. In addition to the exposure to cutting-edge research, students selected to participate will receive a travel stipend for one round trip to and from New York City, a housing allowance, a weekly stipend ($600 per week) to cover living expenses and access to research faculty and VR/AR/MR resources to help facilitate their success in the program.  Students interested in the possibility of PhD, women, and others from underrepresented backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.  Past projects at https://wolex.com/reu/reu-projects/ .  To apply, go to https://wolex.com/reu/

Wooden O Shakespeare Symposium

Deadline for proposals: May 13, 2022 2022

Symposium dates: August 10–12, 2022

Concurrent virtual and face-to-face conference at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to submit papers that offer insights and new ideas springing from the era of William Shakespeare. The symposium is hosted by Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Scholars attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research, text, and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States. For further information, call 435-865-8333 or email education@bard.org. See the linked website for more information and to submit a proposal.