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Friday, March 5, 2021

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

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Marshall Scholarships Alumni Panel Discussion

The Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high academic, leadership, and ambassadorial potential to study for a graduate degree(s) in any field or institution in the UK. Join Marshall Scholarship Alumni for a virtual panel discussion of their experiences studying in the UK, dealing with cultural adjustments, participating in the community of scholars and more. Panelists will share how their own backgrounds influenced how they approached and navigated this highly competitive and rewarding opportunity. Applicants must have US citizenship and a GPA of 3.7 or higher. Learn about applying for the Marshall at AC: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/fellowships/national/marshall

Pre-registration is required. Please register here: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/fellowships/national/marsha.... After registering, you will receive an email with a Zoom link to the meeting.

Panelists:
Michaella Moore is an alumna of Howard University, where she studied Biology. She currently is a 2020, one year Marshall Scholar gaining her masters in Medical Anthropology at SOAS, University of London. Following her degree, she will be attending Perelman School of Medicine to further her goals of achieving global health justice throughout the black diaspora.

Katie Huston ('08) is Chief Operating Officer of Nal'ibali, South Africa's national reading for enjoyment campaign. She's also worked at one of South Africa's leading philanthropic foundations, and in nonprofit monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and communications. She has a BA in Journalism from UMass Amherst. As a Marshall, she studied Global Political Economy at the University of Sussex and Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics.

Rachel Shalev is an attorney in the Supreme Court and appellate practice at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in New York, which she joined after serving as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. As a 2007 Marshall Scholar, she received master’s degrees in modern European history from St. Andrews in Scotland and in legal and political theory from University College London. She also holds a BA from Williams College and a JD from Yale Law School.

Registration Required
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Internship Application Clinic — Hosted by the Loeb Center's Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program

How does a compelling internship application come together? Learn how to put your best foot forward with your application materials by targeting your resume, aligning your cover letter and resume, and conducting adequate employer research to embed into your materials in this group advising and working session.

To attend, please register via Handshake by 12:00PM EST the Wednesday prior (48 hours in advance). If you wish to RSVP after the Wednesday deadline, email internships@amherst.edu to confirm available space.

Hosted by the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program team. To learn more about the Program, visit: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/575805

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The Rockefeller University: Biomedical Research Opportunities Info Session

The world’s leading biomedical research university, Rockefeller draws top scientists and graduate students from around the world in pursuit of one mission: to conduct science for the benefit of humanity.

Centered around 70 cutting-edge laboratories working in a broad range of fields, the Rockefeller University fosters a collaborative research environment. Its commitment to funding high-risk, high-reward science gives scientists freedom to pursue projects that might never occur elsewhere.

Rockefeller offers fulltime opportunities for seniors to consider, as well as a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for sophomores and juniors. We invite you to join representatives for this virtual information session to learn about the Rockefeller University and its unique biomedical research opportunities.

Please register in advance in order to receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

GeoLatin@s of Amherst College

Please join the Amherst College Geology Department for a panel showcasing the experiences of Latinx Geology Alumni. This panel will center the research and personal narratives of Latinx geologists from a range of backgrounds and expertise to welcome a broader conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM. To join, please use the attached zoom link. We hope to see you there!
https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/99277458686