Join Model Organization of American States

Are you interested in international relations and diplomacy in the Western Hemisphere? If so, Model Organization of American States (MOAS) is for you! The Organization of American States (OAS) is a regional organization within the United Nations that attends to the needs of the Western Hemisphere. In this class, we debate, look at current events, and finally, compete in regional and global competitions representing countries within the hemisphere (we go to Washington in the spring!).

This semester, we are Trinidad and Tobago & Venezuela, and we are looking for new members.  Our class meets M/W at 5:30pm-7:30pm.  If you are interested, please email Dr. Supplee, the faculty advisor at: joan_supplee@Baylor.edu You can also contact me, the MOAS assistant at: gabriela_fernandez1@baylor.edu Hope to see some of y’all there!

Gabriela Fernández Castillo
Baylor University 2021
Baylor Interdisciplinary Program
B.A. International Studies & Psychology 

Improve your public speaking skills, travel, make friends from all over the world, AND get class credit! Join Model Organization of American States (MOAS)

HIS 2v89, HIS 4v89 or PSC 4v89 counts as a Regional Studies Credit (HIS, PSC, International Studies) and for the Global Certificate

A one credit course that will change the course of your life!

When: M 5:30-7  and W 5:30-7:30

Where: Tidwell GL05

  • Wednesday, October 20: Permits are available for the Spring 2022 Model UN Class – PSC 3375.
  • Wednesday, October 27: Deadline to join the club to be eligible to attend the regional TexMUN conference in February 2022.
  • Wednesday, November 3: Deadline to contact Dr. Flavin to request a course permit for Spring 2022.
  • Monday, December 6: Deadline to join the club to be eligible to compete for a spot on the spring national traveling team.

Pre-Law Opportunities

UT Austin – Law Day

The UT Austin School of Law is hosting a virtual Fall Law Day, on Zoom. It will be held on Thursday, October 7th at 4:30 pm CT. The agenda will consist of an admissions overview with Q&A, a mock class and a student panel.

You can register for this event using this form. You will be sent the Zoom URL for the presentation, the day before the event.

USAID Latinx Conference and Career Expo
The USAID First Annual Hispanic Serving Institutions/Latinx Conference and Career Expo is a three-day online event from October 5-7, 2021, with a number of workshops designed for students, recent graduates, mid-level and transitioning career professionals, job seekers, higher education faculty and staff, and professional and affinity organizations. Register and learn more at  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeu1kJz-qP0Z6u0QbsAogbvOJP7-lxGkPCPaXNtLDBdeDy7hg/viewform

 

Remote Volunteer/Internship Opportunities, Democracy Lab
Democracy Lab has a database of in-person and remote volunteer opportunities to use technology to solve challenging social, economic, environmental and civic problems. They connect volunteers with the social, nonprofit and civic sectors “through the power of tech-for-good volunteerism.” Deadlines: Rolling https://www.democracylab.org/index/?section=Home

 

Cybersecurity Talent Initiative

The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative is a public-private partnership aimed at recruiting and training a world-class cybersecurity workforce to federal agencies. The program is a selective opportunity for students in cybersecurity-related fields to gain vital public and private sector work experience and even receive up to $75,000, inclusive of tax, in student loan assistance. Participants selected for the program will be guaranteed a two-year placement at a federal agency with cybersecurity needs. Students in undergraduate degree programs in a cybersecurity-related field, such as computer science, engineering, information systems, and mathematics are ideal candidates for this program. Deadline: November 5, 2021 https://cybertalentinitiative.org/

FBI Internship Program

The Honors Internship Program (HIP) is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C.-area Headquarters or in Field Offices around the country. The 2022 HIP application cycle is open from Sept. 13, 2021 to Oct. 17, 2021. Be sure to learn more about our internship qualifications (below) to best prepare your application.

Internship Qualifications General Requirements- To apply for the Honors Internship Program, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Attend a college or university full time as an undergraduate, graduate or post-doctoral student. Students are not eligible if they will graduate before the program start date; exceptions are permitted to students continuing their education in the semester immediately following.
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or better at the time of application, throughout the application process and for the duration of the internship program.
  • A student attending a school that does not provide a GPA will need to meet alternate criteria. Instead of a 3.0 GPA or higher, the applicant must have maintained at least a 3.0 high school GPA and have scored a 1500 out of 2400 on the SAT (1000 out of 1600 on new SATs) or scored a 21 or higher on the ACT.
  • Pass all of the FBI employment background investigation requirements and be able to receive a Top Secret Clearance.

Educational Disciplines- The FBI is interested in applicants with the following backgrounds:

  • Accounting
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Law
  • Cyber

Candidate Skills- The most-competitive applicants possess the following skills:

  • Strong analytical thinking abilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Initiative and self-motivation.
  • Collaboration — works well with others.
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Learn more and apply at: https://www.fbijobs.gov/students/undergrad