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August 31, 2015 Leave a comment

Since 1983, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies has offered visiting fellowships to promote interdisciplinary international research in a supportive community of scholars.

This widely respected residential program offers you time to pursue scholarly inquiry where it takes you, advance your personal research, and collaborate with other scholars and practitioners from across the US and around the globe.

As a visiting fellow, you pursue research related to Kellogg Institute themes of democracy and human development, share your research with the Notre Dame scholarly community, and have the opportunity to publish in Kellogg’s peer-reviewed Working Paper Series.

An Ideal Scholarly Environment

While at the Kellogg Institute, you interact with leading scholars one-on-one and through the Institute’s seminars and lectures, international conferences, roundtable discussions on world affairs, and cultural events.

The facilities at the Hesburgh Center are ideal for scholarly research.  Visiting fellows have spacious offices, on-site information technology support, personal library services through a branch of the University’s library, and use of a variety of campus facilities.

Visiting Fellowships include:

  • Stipend
  • Travel expenses
  • Medical insurance benefits
  • Partial housing subsidy for the Hesburgh Center Residences or other on-campus housing

Who is Eligible?

We invite applications from scholars and practitioners who conduct international research on our themes of democracy and/or human development.  Applicants may come from any country and typically fall into three groups:

  • Promising junior and midcareer scholars (typically postdocs and assistant or associate professors)
  • Distinguished senior scholars with an established record of scholarly excellence
  • Accomplished policy makers, journalists, and other practioners whose knowledge and experience can link policy and scholarship

Degree Requirements

Most successful applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent degree in a social science discipline or in history.

  • In exceptional cases, the Institute will support applicants with a PhD or its equivalent in other disciplines.
  • The Institute welcomes applications from eminent scholars and practioners who do not hold a PhD.
  • Advanced ABD graduate students may apply, but awards are contingent on their having completed the PhD before beginning the fellowship.

Eligibility Considerations (for non-US citizens/residents)

The following should be considered when applying for a Kellogg Institute fellowship:

  • Advanced English language proficiency is required.
  • Foreign nationals must have a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 Visa.

Note: According to US immigration regulations, an individual who completes a period of stay of less than five years as a J-1 professor or research scholar and does not have another appointment immediately following the termination of said stay, cannot return to the US as a J-1 professor or research scholar until the individual has been outside the US for a minimum period of two years. This two-year bar is different from the two-year home residency requirement normally issued to J-1 scholars.

How do I apply?

Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellowships are highly selective, with the majority awarded through our annual competition. The Institute may consider applications from distinguished senior scholars and practitioners on a rolling basis outside the competition.

Fellowship Terms

Fellowships are offered for the academic year (August to May) or the fall (August to December) or spring semesters (January to May).  In exceptional cases, two-year postdoctoral visiting fellowships may be offered to one or two applicants per year.

Annual Visiting Fellow Competition

The application for the academic year opens in mid-August.

The deadline is November 1.

Awards will be announced in February.

Application Process

To apply for a Kellogg Institute visiting fellowship, please go to http://kellogg.fluidreview.com

You will be asked to create an account and you will need to remember your login and password in order to save and return to your application until you are ready to submit.

A complete application will consist of the following documents uploaded through the online application system:

  • Cover letter addressing your interest in the fellowship and specifying your preferred term of stay
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A research project statement (6–10 double-spaced pages)
  • Names and email addresses for three letters of recommendation

The application system will generate an email to the three recommenders you identify.  Please ensure that these individuals are aware that letters of recommendation will be submitted through the online application system.

How Are Visiting Fellows Selected?

Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis. A committee composed of Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellows evaluates the applications based on the following selection criteria:

What is the problem being addressed? What is its interest and importance within and beyond the researcher’s field?

How does the study relate to the research themes of the Kellogg Institute?

What is the quality of the research design, including basic hypotheses, research methodology, and the kinds of data or evidence the researcher is considering?

Is the importance and originality of this project clear to someone outside the applicant’s discipline?

What is the individual’s scholarly record and potential?

How much would the researcher be able to complete during his/her time at the Institute?

Expectations

Residency

Visiting fellows are expected to be in residence during their tenure at Kellogg. Absences of more than a few days are discouraged and require the Director’s permission.

Presentation

Visiting fellows are expected to give at least one presentation of their current research in the Kellogg seminar and lecture series.

Participation

Our visitors are an important part of the scholarly community at the Institute.  We expect fellows to attend and participate in the weekly seminar and lecture series and most Kellogg events.

Publication

We expect visiting fellows to publish the results of research undertaken and/or completed during their stay. We ask that such publications contain an acknowledgment of Kellogg Institute support.

Working Papers

Kellogg has its own peer-reviewed Working Paper series to which visiting fellows must submit at least one paper for consideration, either during or shortly after their stay. The series is not copyrighted and is intended to speed dissemination of work-in-progress for use and feedback by other scholars. The research may then appear later in books or journals.

Coca Cola Company Internship

August 31, 2015 Leave a comment

coca colaThe Collegiate Chapters Council (CCC) of the American Marketing Association announces the search for the Coca-Cola Company Global Marketing & Commercial Leadership Intern for AMA student members (only).

A minimum of 1 Internship will be available and the potential for more internships (across the Atlanta area and global system) based on demand/needs. Internships will be 10-12 weeks, from mid-May 2016 to mid-August 2016, depending on Intern’s school calendar.

Requirements: Internship applicants must be full time undergraduates with Senior status in fall semester of 2016 (May 2016 and Summer 2016 Graduates may not apply), that have achieved a GPA of 3.0/4.0, are current student members at AMA Support Center, are members of an active AMA Collegiate Chapter, and are involved in developing their marketing skills both on and off campus, including demonstrated leadership roles and a passion for marketing and global business.

Each intern will report to a Director within the Global Marketing & Commercial Leadership organization within The Coca-Cola Company.  Interns will work cross-functionally with internal specialists departments to support the advancement of various global marketing initiatives.   The intern will be responsible for the timely and successful completion of daily tasks and longer-term projects related to driving business improvements within the Company.

  • Number of Internships: Minimum of 1 and the potential for more internships (across Atlanta and global system) based on demand

  • Title: Global Marketing & Commercial Leadership Intern

  • Timeframe: 10-12 weeks, ideally Mid-May through Mid-August- dependent on intern’s school calendar

  • Pay: $600 weekly for 40 hours

  • Location: Various global offices based on need such as Atlanta (must be a US citizen), Mexico City, London, Madrid, Berlin, Singapore, Hong Kong, among other possibilities based on residency.

  • Housing & Relocation: Is at the cost and sole responsibility of the students accepting the Internship.

EXAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES & EXAMPLE PROJECTS

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting Planning and Execution: Work with Manager and Administrative Assistants to schedule meetings and plan key meetings.  Attend key meetings and identify key messages to share with the team and workstream leads. Contribute to meetings through sharing ideas and opportunities.

  • Presentation & Analytics Development: Assist team in the creation and execution of key presentations for internal meetings. Analyze metrics/data to identify critical information and trends and deliver the key findings, suggestions and comments in a highly impactful presentation format.

  • Workstream Assistance: As assigned by your manager, work with key contacts to keep work progressing, such as: developing and maintaining project plans, tackling assigned tasks, coordinating meetings to help keep work moving forward, developing relationships to progress ideas forward into action.

  • Project Management: Work with internal and external team members to manage timelines and deliverables against a variety of marketing and business related projects.

Example Projects:

  • Responsible for the overall development of all marketing communication and supporting materials for mobile app launch.

  • Assist in coordinating and planning the large internal or external Coca-Cola Company events/key meetings.

  • Share new ideas in brainstorming session to enhance program effectiveness.

  • Work with agency leads to develop

  • Develop easy to understand metrics scorecard to highlight key metrics on a routine basis.

  • Create marketing programs and communications messages such as digital marketing assets, videos, in-store programs and experiential programs.

QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATE

  • Applicants will be considered only for locations where he/she maintains citizenship.

  • Candidate must be a full time undergraduate student with senior standing in the fall semester of 2016 (ie. Seniors next fall with Dec. 2016 graduation or later. May 2016 and Summer 2016 graduates may not apply.).

  • Applicants must be current dues-paying student members of AMA Support Center and members of an active AMA collegiate chapter.

  • Extra-curricular activities, especially in leadership roles

  • A demonstrated passion for marketing and global business

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application

  • Each student will need to be a resident of the country he/she will be working in.  All applicants should clearly state his or her home country to be considered for internship.  Neither AMA nor Coca-Cola will sponsor Student Work Visas.

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES

1. Candidates who meet the previously noted qualifications are eligible to apply.

2. The final selection of the candidate(s) will be made by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of the AMA Collegiate Chapters Council with final input from designated representatives of the Coca-Cola Company.

3. To be considered complete, an application shall include the following information

– A completed online form submitted through the Wufoo submission link

– A recommendation letter (one page, maximum) from your AMA chapter Faculty Advisor

– A current transcript (If chosen as an award winner, an official transcript will be requested)

– A current resume

– A 400-700 word essay

In deciding the relative merit of applicants and final selection(s), the candidate(s) will submit a 400-700 word essay on the following topic: Describe your participation in various forms of project management activities through AMA and other venues (e.g., extra-curricular activities, internships, jobs, etc.). Demonstrate examples of planning and execution, forming and analyzing metrics, and project management in these activities. Include comments on how these experiences have prepared you to make contributions as a leader and for the Global Marketing & Commercial Leadership Intern position.

SUBMISSION PROCESS
The required materials (above) are to be uploaded to a form at Wufoo.com at the time of submitting the application. Have all of your materials ready to upload in electronic format before applying.
Incomplete submissions (without Advisor recomendation letter, for instance) will not be considered.

Go to the online form at Wufoo.com

Deadline for submission is Wednesday, December 2, 2015, Noon (Central Time).

Candidates will be sent by AMA to the Coca-Cola Company, with contact being made by early February by Coke. The AMA will not update submitting candidates with a status.

Questions?
collegiate@ama.org  or 312.542.9077

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