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WIN AN AWARD!
Are you a high school or undergraduate college student doing outstanding work to support mental health? Apply for JED's Student Voice of Mental Health Awards!
The Jed Foundation (JED) Student Voice of Mental Health Awards honor one undergraduate college student and one high school student doing outstanding work to raise awareness of mental health issues, reduce stigma, encourage their peers to reach out for help and support, and create a community of care on their campus in which mental health is valued and supported. Award winners receive a $3,000 cash scholarship, a trip to New York City to receive the award at JED’s annual gala on June 7, 2023 (COVID-19 regulations allowing), recognition on JED’s website and social media platforms, and ongoing opportunities to represent and work with JED.
Curated and presented by ESSENCE Studios, the ESSENCE Film Festival (EFF) showcases exceptional work created by storytellers across the African diaspora. Featuring original projects in film, television and new media along with panel discussions and more, EFF is the premiere destination for emerging creators and cultural curators alike to present dynamic content on our international platform.
Essence Film Festival (EFF) is a multi-day event that amplifies the voices of diverse content creators across the African diaspora. Each festival day will feature curated content across formats including narrative and documentary features, short films, series, podcasts and music videos. In addition, EFF will present specialized gatherings including spotlight screenings, invitation-only networking opportunities, and signature events such as master classes, creative workshops and artist-focused seminars, which give creators and enthusiast with a rich film/TV industry experience.
Similar to ESSENCE Music Festival, EFF is dedicated to providing a platform for programming that centers around women and people of color. EFF champions inclusive storytelling and invites both attendees and virtual viewers to actively engage in Black culture through cinema.
Earlybird Deadline: January 31, 2023
Regular Deadline: February 25, 2023
Final/ Late Deadline: March 17, 2023
Submit your film here.
Use code NOVAC23, and you’ll be able to get 50% off the submission fee!
YouthForce Internships (YFI) Summer 2023
YFI provides interns with work readiness and soft skills training, one-on-one coaching, and a paid internship with a local company in four fast-growing, high-wage industry clusters: business services, digital media/IT.
The program offers:
- 60 hours of paid work readiness training -- focused on soft skills development, business etiquette, job seeking skills, industry exposure and more!
- 90 hours in a paid internship with a local company
- Compensation of up to $1500 (tax free!)
Students interested in apply for Summer 2023 can click here to complete the program interest form.
Become a certified Patient Care Technician- applications due Dec 8
New Orleans Career Center PCT training program. Quick hits:
- approx 8 weeks long, mostly online with in person at the end
- approx 6-9pm weekday evenings (online)
- prepares participants for the PCT certification test
- helps with job placement (contingent upon passing certification test) and cost of uniforms
- great for someone currently working, but they have to commit to leaving their current job upon completion of the program (i.e. in about March).
Serve Summer 2023
AmeriCorps NCCC is excited to announce, "Summer of Service." This special, shorter summer session returns with projects focused on climate mitigation, affordable housing, and the option to serve where the need is greatest.
Deploy to Aurora, Colo. or Vinton, Iowa for training and serve fulltime for up to three months for training. Program benefits include food, lodging, travel, and a modest stipend during service in addition to a post-service education award. Check out our FAQ for more information.
Applications to serve with the AmeriCorps NCCC Summer of Service program are now open. Discover more about upcoming opportunities, benefits, and requirements to serve.
BEWARE - PHISHING SCAM GOING TO DCC STUDENT EMAILS
Some students at Delgado have been receiving emails about a "remote personal assistant" in their Delgado email. It is actually a big phishing scam that Delgado has been struggling with. Here is an example of what one email might look like (looks like it comes from someone at Delgado, usually has a lot of typos).
WHAT TO DO IF YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL LIKE THIS:
1. Know that if Delgado ever does send anything about a job it would have the Delgado logo or something in the email and would most likely come from their Career Services department. (and it won't have typos!)
2. You should forward those emails to email@example.com, who will submit them directly to the college’s OIT department.
INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH COLLEGIATE AT NEXT LEVEL NOLA?
NLN is looking for Associate Success Coaches to support fellows in our program; details here: https://www.
This role is a good fit for recent college grads (2 or 4 year) who are interested in mentorship or possibly developing themselves for roles in education. If interested, fill out the application!
OPPORTUNITY WITH TURNING TABLES
Turning Tables is a New Orleans based non profit whose vision is to cultivate leadership and advocate for equity in hospitality. We are establishing a model and standard for access to career pathways for communities of color. We use hands-on training, mentorship, and a social support system to build networks that empower each student and create opportunities for them within both local hospitality and nationally within the industry.
Our 12 week training program goes beyond bar skills. We cover bar and cocktail history, industry lifestyle maintenance, and teach to disrupt the long history of racial bias within hospitality. Participating in the program is 100 percent free of cost and currently only applicable to residents of New Orleans and surrounding communities of Louisiana.
(646) 872 - 5110
GET YOUR DEGREE IN HALF OF THE TIME
Trellis students on track to cut average time to graduation in half
Trellis is designed to be an accelerated college degree pathway to meet the urgent need for many working adults to earn a degree and advance their careers. We achieve this by partnering with Southern New Hampshire University's Competency Based Education (CBE) curriculum. In the CBE curriculum, students can complete unlimited courses per term, and if they consistently complete more than 4 courses per term, they are on track to accelerate their degree.
When compared with local and regional outcomes, Trellis students are halving the time to degree completion. The average time to complete an AA degree in Louisiana is 5.1 years. Trellis students are currently averaging less than half that time with an average time to completion of 2.2 years.
Trellis enrolls new students every two months. To refer a student, have them complete the “Get Started” form, OR you can connect them with our admissions team, who will follow up with prospective students to provide more information—email admissions@
NEW LOOK FOR LAUNCH!
In your LAUNCH year, you will experience opportunities to earn advanced industry credentials, make connections with leaders and peers to build your own network, and receive outstanding personalized coaching support, as you prepare your own plan that outlines your career and educational goals.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-233-3309.
Question: Can I go to college while I’m enrolled in LAUNCH?
Answer: LAUNCH is a free bridge year program that provides a similar level of rigor to introductory college courses and requirements. LAUNCH requires a 20 hour weekly commitment in order to successfully complete your certifications or apprenticeships, which makes concurrent college enrollment not possible. However, LAUNCH is a great option to prepare you for college, and your Success Coach will talk through your goals and options of ensuring that you’re getting the best preparation possible.
1 YEAR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AT BRCC
These pathways take 30 credits (2 semesters) or less and don't require any general education requirements.
Date: December 10, 2022
Location: Celtic Media Centre, 10252 Mayfair Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
The Locations Department of a film production is responsible for finding and securing locations to be used by a production, coordinating the logistics, securing and managing the costs. The Locations Department works closely with the New Orleans Film Office and other city departments to secure permits, manage the filming locations and address the concerns of neighbors and businesses. In this training, participants will review and practice skills associated with working in roles in the Locations Department.
Applications are due by November 21, 2022
2018 CAMP participants with mentors Ashley Hite, MD '19 and Emeka Okafor, MD '19
Summer Pathway Programs
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is home to a variety of pathway programs that prepare and inspire talented high school and college students to pursue careers in medicine and in health-related research.
PSOMER and CAMP participants have gone on to attend medical school at institutions such as: Baylor University, Emory University, Indiana University, Loyola University, Meharry Medical College, The University of Chicago, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Miami, University of Pennsylvania, Wright State University.
The New Orleans Film Society is seeking an experienced fundraiser with the poise, passion, and skills to close successfully on budgetary funding requirements that will ensure NOFS’s success as the presenter of an Oscar-qualifying New Orleans Film Festival with a national reach, as well as other programs focused on filmmaker professional development and bringing quality film experiences to local audiences in New Orleans. The Development Director plans and implements strategies and activities to ensure the attainment of fundraising campaign goals focusing on individual donors and members, in-kind and cash corporate sponsorships, and foundation and government grants. To learn more and apply, click here.
Film and Conference Coordinator:
The New Orleans Film Society is seeking a Film and Conference Programmer who can program films for the New Orleans Film Festival, coordinate the planning and execution of the annual South Summit conference and NOFF panels, and conduct Q&As during NOFF. You need to thrive in a fast-paced and live events environment and be prepared for any issues or obstacles that arise. You need to be able to make quick decisions and be flexible to adjust the plan as needed. To learn more and apply, click here.
Marketing & Communications Director:
The New Orleans Film Society is seeking an experienced Marketing and Communications Director who can successfully ensure that all NOFS programs and needs are promoted through all marketing and communication channels and serve as the primary contact for media outlets. You need to thrive in a fast-paced and live events environment and be prepared for any issues or obstacles that arise. You need to be able to make quick decisions and be flexible to adjust the plan as needed. To learn more and apply, click here.
The New Orleans Film Society is seeking a Programming Coordinator to handle administrative and coordinating responsibilities spanning multiple programmatic endeavors, film festival submissions, and filmmaker development programs/labs (i.e., Southern Producers Lab, Emerging Voices Directors Lab, and South Pitch). You need to thrive in a fast-paced and live events environment and be prepared for any issues or obstacles that arise. You need to be able to make quick decisions and be flexible to adjust the plan as needed. To learn more and apply, click here.
The New Orleans Film Society is seeking to hire a staff accountant on a part-time basis to assist the Managing Director and Business Manager with day-to-day accounting, financial reporting, and payroll. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of Quickbooks online and previous experience handling non-profit accounting. This person needs to have exceptional attention to detail, patience, and be well-organized. To learn more and apply, click here.
Looking to gain leadership skills while serving communities across the country? Look no further than the AmeriCorps team leader position in the AmeriCorps NCCC program. Prior service experience is not required, which makes this a great opportunity for future leaders.
Team leaders guide and support a team of 8-12 members throughout the service term. They conduct team activities and serve as the liaison between the team, project sponsors, and AmeriCorps NCCC staff.
If you or someone you know is passionate about mental health and suicide prevention, interested in learning more about the nonprofit field, and want to work collaboratively with a team dedicated to building communities of care, a summer internship with JED may be the right fit!
The internship is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to obtain experience at a nonprofit that focuses on protecting emotional health and preventing suicide for our nation's teens and young adults. Learn more and consider sharing with others who may be interested.
FILM INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES
NOVAC's next two training sessions will be Production Assistant Intensive training (Baton Rouge) on January 28th and Production Coordinator (Virtual) January 21-22.
NOVAC is looking for eager and energetic participants to attend their training and learn specific crafts film training. Once participants apply, they must turn in a resume and provide proof of residency in the application.
Application Link: https://novac.submittable.com/
BLACK GIRL VENTURES IS ACTIVATING HBCU STUDENT VISIONARIES THROUGH BGV NEXTGEN PROGRAM
Black Girl Ventures has launched The BGV NextGen Program, an 8-week accelerator program created for the next generation of Black and Brown entrepreneurs attending HBCUs nationally. Black Girl Ventures (BGV), is a nonprofit social enterprise that helps provide female founders of color with access to social and financial capital. Within the BGV NextGen Program, participants gain access to capital, capacity, and community through training, mentoring, and networking opportunities. The program seeks to develop the entrepreneurial mindset of HBCU students and prepare them for the competitive workforce.
During the 8-week accelerator training, student visionaries will:
- Be matched with a group of peers across the country.
- Access culturally-centered entrepreneurial education through BGV's 8-week JetPack Accelerator program.
- Develop money management and business development skills.
- Gain the opportunity to pitch for access to capital to grow their businesses.
- Gain the opportunity to get mentorship and feedback on your business.
According to the website, the top 7 Student Visionaries will work through a curated curriculum in preparation for a demo day to show off their business acumen. Next, they will move into a tournament-style BGV Pitch Competition, giving them a chance to win additional capital and rep their HBCUs. Additionally, they will also have access to Supplier Diversity opportunities to increase the visibility of their businesses.
Participants will also receive a $5,000 stipend, entrepreneurship skills development training, an opportunity to showcase their business to funders, and a lifetime membership to the BGV Connect platform, Black Girl Ventures' online incubator for Black/Brown founders.
To qualify for the program, applicants must:
be 18-24 years old.
be enrolled at an HBCU.
must identify as Black or Brown.
have a business or viable business idea.
have the ability to commit to approximately 3 hours per week for 8 weeks.
have an interest in growing your network and being a part of a community of student entrepreneurs across the country.
BGV’s vision is to democratize entrepreneurship for the next generation of business leaders and to help change the playing field for women of color founders. They are looking to close the generational wealth gap, strengthen families, and create a more equitable society.
Applications are open now to full-time students (women or men) till December 16. Once students apply they will be required to submit a short video introduction of themselves and their business/business idea.
Registration is open for our After School Video Production & Editing class!
NOVAC is offering online youth digital media for Spring 2023.In NOVAC's semester-long courses students can earn high school credit and an Adobe Certified Associate credential in relevant software. Middle school students can apply, but will not earn credit.
Who: 7th-12th grade students
When: Spring 2023
The class is free open to 7th-12th grade students in Louisiana. It will be held virtually over Zoom, Google Classroom, and our own online platform. Students will learn: Introduction to Working in the Film Industry, Visual Storytelling, Video Production, and Video Editing in Adobe Premiere.
The Born Digital Youth Media Program at NOVAC develops young future creatives, ages 8 to 24, from diverse backgrounds in South Louisiana who can use digital media training opportunities to develop high wage and low barrier entry to careers.
New Orleans Film Festival is looking for volunteers to join their team for this year's festival!
Click here to learn more and sign up!
Call for Films | Deadline is coming soon!
The call for films for the 2023 edition of the Jean Rouch International Festival! is open until 15 November 2022 on the FilmFreeway platform.
It is open to documentary films produced after December 1st, 2021.
Please submit your films as soon as possible.
Dance Instructor, YEP Enriches
Position Summary - APPLY HERE!
The YEP Enriches Dance Instructor is a primary member of the YEP Enriches team, leading the planning and instruction of dance and other movement based art within YEP’s enrichment programming. The Dance instructor leads regular and recurring dance classes across YEP’s enrichment programming sites in Central City and New Orleans East. During the school year the Dance instructor delivers instruction during the afterschool program for youth who are generally interested in dance as well as YEP’s performance team/ dance teams. During the summer months the Dance Instructor provides more general dance instruction to youth engaged in YEP’s summer camp. In addition to managing classes of young people, the Dance Instructor will also play a key role with managing the preparation (with young people as well as materials) for Mardi Gras Parades and other external performance opportunities.
New Orleans Recreation Development Commission
To learn more about NORDC job opportunities, follow this link. For more information about employment opportunities, contact Brianne Hart at NORD 504-658-3052 or bchart@nolagov.
New Orleans Public Libraries
Visit NOPL's website to learn more about employment opportunities.
Grow Dat is hiring!
VAYLA is hiring for our 2022 GOTV season!
VAYLA is hiring people who are committed to unlearning white supremacy while helping grow their mission to build movement and uplift AAPI communities here in New Orleans. QTBIPOC are encouraged to apply!
All current positions are seasonal and remote. Work schedules are flexible!
Various Ochsner Training Opportunities and Healthcare Fairs (NOLA AND BR)
YEP WORKS OPPORTUNITY
YEP has a customer service-focused training program. It's for 16-24 year olds who are disconnected from traditional school/employment pathways.
T.R.E.E. is Hiring Earth Educators
Looking for a teaching position that connects children and adults to the beauty and life science of our planet, and puts its audience at the center of professionally developed, hands-on programs and experiences? Then consider applying for a position at T.R.E.E. today!
TOOLS FOR CAREER BOOSTING
New Orleans Recreation Development Commission
To learn more about NORDC job opportunities, follow this link. For more information about employment opportunities, contact Brianne Hart at NORD 504-658-3052 or bchart@nolagov.
New Orleans Public Libraries
Visit NOPL's website to learn more about employment opportunities.
New Orleans Public Schools (NOLAPS)
NOLA Public Schools is seeking a Director of Early Childhood Opportunities. The Director of Early Childhood will be responsible for ensuring the fulfillment of NOLA Public Schools’ vision by ensuring a comprehensive early childhood strategy exists for the city of New Orleans. Visit NOLA-PS to learn more information.
Delgado is looking for a part-time academic mentorship/tutoring gig with Delgado’s Opportunity Youth Initiative (OYI). They can pay for tutors on an as-needed basis, for the 17-24 year olds in the OYI program - tutoring will take place via zoom primarily, hours are flex – and it’ll be making a great difference for the students in the program.
The minimum qualifications are status as an outstanding college junior with GPA 3.5 and above in subject that the candidate is looking to tutor in. However, teaching experience or similar professional experience would be wonderful – as would a background in social work, coaching, adjunct professorship etc.
At present they are looking for English, Math, Anatomy & Physiology and Biology.
NEW TRAINING WITH NOVAC FOR 2022-2023 (NOLA, BR, AND OTHER)
NOVAC's goal is to help a diverse ground of residents across the state have access to this learning opportunity and then provide job referrals to productions in hopes of getting as many jobs landed as possible. The film industry continues to expand in Louisiana, and we believe local people deserve the training to help secure jobs.
The first training will be Production Assistant Intensive training on August 7. (now open for all applicants.)
- Production Accounting (Virtual): September 24, 2022
- Production Assistant Intensive (Baton Rouge): September 10, 2022
- Production Assistant Intensive (Lafayette): November 19, 2022
- Locations (Baton Rouge): December TBD
- Costumes (NOLA): TBD
For any questions, reach out to:
Shantrell M. Green
FULLY REMOTE PAID INTERNSHIPS EXCLUSIVELY FOR CA GRADS
CareerSpring is a non-profit organization that helps first generation and Pell Grant-eligible college students realize their greatest career potential through career information, a Network of professional contacts, and job placement services. You can take advantage of CareerSpring’s free resources starting today!
To register, click this link and enter the Passcode CAGRAD – you’ll answer a few questions and be able to start creating your personalized profile! They also have hundreds of paid summer internships and full time jobs available across the US. Many of them are fully remote. Once you’ve logged into the CareerSpring platform, click the “Jobs” tab and search by company name to view the full job posting.
Check out a few great opportunities below.
Fully remote internships:
- Community Loyalty & Partnership Internship, General Ops Internship, People Ops Internship, and Talent Supply Internship at top marketing firm We Are Rosie
- Healthcare Administration Internship at medical billing services firm Surgical Notes
- Strategic Sales Internship at cloud, digital and AI technology firm Genesys
- Internships in Business Operations, Corporate Communications, Compensation, Sales Operations (Grad Students), Business Operations (MBA Students), Product Management/Machine Learning, Employer Growth Product Management, Marketing, User Research, and Employer Brand at insight and technology company Glassdoor
- Communications/Special Projects, Growth Strategy
MINO FOUNDATION - Join as a Volunteer ANYTIME
We welcome your help and spare time.
Be apart of something big with us.
Envisioning a New Orleans hospitality industry that leads the world in growing, supporting, & financing the success of BIPOC.
LIVING WAGE CALCULATOR FOR LOUISIANA
Curious to know how much you should be earning? Check out the living wage calculator
For BR: if you are single adult, to have a liveable wage you need to make $16.36/hr FT - see this link for a breakdown
For NOLA: you need to make $16.32/hr FT - see this link for what you need to make with a child (it's a lot - see below)
Brothers Empowered to Teach: 'Planting seeds for that next generation'
A New Orleans school gave students $50 a week. Then researchers watched how they spent it.
- Red beans & rice: In perfecting this humble dish, a local food bank chef re-learns the power of humility and love in feeding others.
- Finding balance: In New Orleans, the complexity of food and family and a Black woman's journey toward a health and wellness.
- Market talk: Encountering food, history and neighbors at the local farmers market.
- Growing power: For Jonshell Johnson-Whitten, Black motherhood and local agriculture are intertwined.
OneGoal designed and executed a year-long qualitative study to identify the root causes behind our students withdrawing from their postsecondary pathway, otherwise known as “stopping out.” They focused on two research questions:
- What is the root cause of student stop out?
Why do students who stop out return to complete their degree/ credential?
Enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities is on track to fall by another nearly 500,000 undergraduate students this fall, continuing the historic drops that began with the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new data out Tuesday.
An answer to the "Why COLLEGE?" if someone asks:
"The unemployment rate for all workers with a college degree stood at 2.5 percent in September, compared with 5.8 percent for high school graduates with no college. Among workers 22 to 27, the jobless rate in June was 6.2 percent for those with at least a bachelor’s degree and 9.6 percent for those without one, according to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
“We’ve seen a bifurcation in the labor market recovery,” said Gregory Daco, chief U.S. economist at Oxford Economics. “College graduates were less affected by job losses and have seen a faster rebound while people with high school diplomas or less witnessed a much more serious decline in employment opportunities during the Covid crisis.”
Full article here
‘Will I ever get this time back?’ A student musician in New Orleans plays through pandemic quiet
In Metairie, a high school senior navigates online school and college prep amid COVID-19
- Educational Equity Isn’t All or Nothing: The Case for Incremental Change, by Ronald S. Thomas of EducationWeek
- For America’s Children, Screen Time is Here to Stay, by Cari Spencer of The 74 Million
- More High School Students Are Taking College Classes. But Not Everyone Gets the Chance. by Rebecca Koenig of EdSurge
- Public trust in colleges lags among Gen Z, by Laura Spitalniak of Higher Ed Dive
- Report: Most Students Start Too Slowly To Finish A College Degree In Five Years, by Michael T. Nietzel of Forbes
- Schools need tutors and mentors. Can a new federal initiative find 250,000? by Jessica Blake of Chalkbeat
- Teachers Need Our Support, what educators say they need now, by Elizabeth Christopher of Harvard Graduate School of Education Magazine
- To Stop the Rise in School Segregation, Empower Leaders of Color, by Mike Bland of The 74 Million
- What to know about Opportunity Insights’ new economic mobility data, by Laura Spitalniak of Higher Ed Dive
- What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan, by Ron Lieber and Tara Siegel Bernard of The New York Times
Skills are important when thinking about who to hire. The most sought after skills are actually less technical than you might think.
We like to think about skills in three different categories, Human Skills, Technical Skills, and Hybrid Skills. (Hybrid skills meaning a mix of both.)
Leadership (a Human Skill) is the No. 1 sought-after skill in the work force right now.
Credits: Emsi Burning Glass
DELGADO OPEN HOUSE DATES
CA NEXT'S ALL-INCLUSIVE GUIDE TO GETTING READY FOR CLASSES AT DELGADO!
Curated by our own Ms. Alison
If you are started classes at Delgado for the first time, you should have gotten emails from Delgado recently that have a lot of this information. Delgado also has a great checklist here. Please read them!
You will need your Delgado ID to pick up your books. Here is when you can get them:
City Park Campus: Building 1 Annex, Room 123W Summer: Monday–Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
West Bank Campus: Building 6, Student Life Center, Room 104 Year Round: Monday–Thursday, 12 noon–2 p.m. and 3 p.m.–4 p.m.
Bring a state ID or school ID if you have one.
Delgado has a program called "Course Complete" that automatically provides you with rental books for all of your courses. Most of them will be digital, though professors can elect to have you receive a physical book. You can write in them during the semester and then you return them at the end. Read info here.
- Reasons to do it: discounted textbooks, automatically does the order for you (through your Delgado email, directions below).
- To opt out of Course Complete - ONLY do this if you actually want to BUY physical copies of your books instead.
Can I opt-out Delgado Course Complete?
While it is NOT recommended, students have the option to opt-out of this program in LoLA through the 100% Tuition Adjustment Period for the term. Opting out means you will not receive access to your required course materials in a convenient package at a discounted rate.
To Opt-Out through LoLA
- Log into LoLA (Delgado’s online student portal)
- Select “Student” under Self Service Banner.
- Select “Course Complete Opt-Out” under My Account
- Follow the prompts
IF YOU OPT OUT OF COURSE COMPLETE OR NEED OTHER SUPPLIES:
*You do NOT have to have your books before the first day of school. You can get them the first week as well. It's up to you!
You can go to the bookstore (City Park campus) in person every day from 8am - 4pm.
You can order your books online and choose to pick them up on campus or have them delivered. Here's the link for that.
***Definitely choose to rent books if you can. You will NOT need to keep them after the semester is over and renting is MUCH cheaper!
Here are instructions to set it up. You MUST set it up to get your books through Course Complete. Be aware that Delgado will sometimes only send information to this email, so set it up & start checking it! Some professors will only use this as well.
Also, here's how to set it to forward your Delgado email to your personal email (AFTER you have set up your Delgado account!).
You will need a computer to be successful this semester, since even in person classes will have online work.
Option 1: Use/buy your own (recommendation: avoid buying a Chromebook)
Option 2: Delgado has a laptop loan program (including a hotspot for wifi). You return it at the end of the semester or have to pay for it. You can apply here.
Option 3: You CAN purchase a computer in the bookstore using your financial aid, which means you wouldn't have to pay out of pocket. The cheapest options range from $260-$300. If you get a full Pell Grant, you have enough money in your account to do this. Be aware that they cannot deliver computers, so if you plan to buy one, you have to choose "store pickup" for your order or go to the bookstore to buy.
Delgado uses Canvas for all online classes and many in person classes (the work outside of class). The best way to be prepared for the start of classes is to check Canvas daily (same login as LOLA) and check your Delgado email daily. Here is the link to access Canvas if you've never logged on (you can get there through LOLA or Delgado's website (under Quick Links)).
EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:
Each college has one to let you know about closures & other important announcements. Signing up will make sure you don't show up on a day they have canceled classes for flooding, for example! Sign up here.
PARKING (if driving your own car to campus):
Parking is free (included in your tuition & fees), but you must register your vehicle and get a parking pass. Register here and then you will pick it up at the Bursar's Office (Building 2).
DOWNLOAD THE DELGADO APP & CANVAS APP
Instructions on this checklist. Both are super useful and will provide notifications/reminders about assignments, events, grades, etc.
READING YOUR SCHEDULE:
Before your first day, you need to check your schedule and make sure you know three things: what TIME your class starts, WHERE it is, and the FORMAT (in person or virtual). You can find your schedule in LOLA by clicking on "Student", then "My Schedule".
The important columns are "Campus" (this student has both online & in-person classes), "Schedule" (TR is Tuesday/Thursday, MW is Monday/Wednesday), and "Location" (E/W means "East" or "West"). When you attend Convocation, you can walk around campus and find your classes!
If you want a weekly view of your schedule, go to Student, then "Registration" then "Register for Classes." EXAMPLE: if you select Fall 2022 and then towards the bottom you will see this:
*NEW* PROCESS FOR ESTHETICS PROGRAM AT DELGADO
- New students are accepted into the program each Fall and Spring semester.
- Classes this Spring 2023 will begin on January 17, 2023.
- In order to be admitted to the Esthetics program, students must be accepted by the Louisiana Board of Cosmetology.
To start this process, students must submit a completed application packet to the Esthetics department. Applicants cannot be considered for admission to the program until the completed application packet has been received. Completed applications will be processed in the order they are received as space is limited for the Spring 2023 semester.
Completed application packets must be submitted in person to the Cosmetology department located at:
Delgado Sidney Collier
3727 Louisa Street
New Orleans, LA 70126
Building 2, Room 238
A completed application packet includes:
- Completed LA State Board of Cosmetology(Esthetics) application (attached)
- Birth certificate or driver’s license*
- Social Security card*
- Two photographs measuring approximately 2” x 2” inches
- $10 money order
- Official high school or GED transcript, official HiSET scores, or high school diploma.*
*Please note that you must bring in the original documents and the staff will make a copy. They must be able to verify to the LA Board of Cosmetology that they have seen the original documents.
**Due to reduced capacity restrictions, only the applicant will be allowed to enter the premises.
Before enrolling, all students must attend a mandatory Orientation Session. The next Orientation Session will be announced at a later date.
Tenisha T. Slaughter, Assistant Professor/Assistant Department Chair for Cosmetology/Esthetics
P: (504) 941-8519 / (504) 941-8555
C: (504) 383-4740
To schedule a meeting: https://calendly.com/
Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship - OPENING SOON
The 2023 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship application will open October 6, 2022 and close on January 12, 2023.
The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is for community college students aiming to transfer to a four-year institution next fall. The application can be found exclusively on Common App for Transfer Students.
Trellis is Enrolling!
Trellis enrolls new students every two months. If someone you know or work with is looking to start college, we would love to speak with them about how they can complete a degree that is affordable and can fit around their schedule with Trellis.
Complete the “Get Started” form, OR connect with the admissions team, who will follow up with prospective students to provide more information—email admissions@
September 12: Start of Academic Onboarding for the September cohort
October 17: Last day to complete an application for the November cohort
November 10: Life After High School Convening
November 14: Start of Academic Onboarding for the November cohort
December 10: Trellis Graduation Ceremony!
Exciting new opportunity for CNA & PCT
CNA and PCT training at New Orleans East Hospital in a partnership with Delgado. Info sessions coming up on Aug 31 & Sept 7. Program will start October 3 and will be a 10-week program that allows students to start making $16 per hour and be hired by LCMC upon completion & passing their exams.
Delgado Vet Tech Open House 9/14 @ 12 PM CST
Option to join virtually as well!
Federal Student Loan Payment Pause Extended Through Aug. 31, 2022
On April 6, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the pause on student loan payments, interest, and collections has been extended through Aug. 31, 2022.
Federal student loan borrowers can find the most up-to-date information at StudentAid.gov/coronavirus, where ED's office of Federal Student Aid provides a host of information—including recently updated questions and answers—about COVID-19 emergency relief for federal student loans.
HYBRID COLLEGE ALTERNATIVE
Circl. Circl is a free two-way Leadership Progra
Students are treated as complete equals to the professionals in the program and they both coach each other. At the end they receive a certification that's awarded by the Association for Coaching.
DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE TITLE IV FORM
This is the form that will be listed as "unsatisfied requirements" for all students at Delgado. Filling it out allows financial aid to cover their books. Unfortunately, in LOLA, it only links you to the paper form.
Here is the digital version! Students need to click "I authorize" for both questions.
UNO REGISTRATION UPDATES FOR FALL 2022
If you want to attend UNO and if they plan on enrolling in Privateer Pledge, you will need your financial aid to be fully cleared (meaning no verification steps) and be registered for fall classes before June 1st!
As of now, the ONLY registration event before the June 1st deadline is April 23rd. This is the only way first-time freshmen can register for classes (unless UNO adds another registration event before June 1st) so it is IMPERATIVE that you attend this registration event. Here is the link to the UNO registration page.
Matriculate Class of 2023 Application is now open. Matriculate is a FREE virtual college advising program that connects high-achieving low-income high school juniors with a near-peer college mentor who works one-on-one with their small cohort of students throughout the college and financial aid processes.
TRIO AT DELGADO OPEN
TRiO is a program that works with qualified students at Delgado to ensure they finish their degree/certificate in a timely manner. They offer free supports such as tutoring, advising, financial literacy, transfer support, textbook & library support. They are a GREAT way to get extra support, build your network at Delgado, and make sure that you are completing the goal you've set for yourself!
You can check your eligibility and apply here!
UPDATES TO UNO PRIVATEER PLEDGE
- See link for more details and the exact fees that aren't covered by PPledge.
- A student must have financial aid cleared and registered for classes by June 1.
- If a student had full Pell and Privateer Pledge, they can anticipate having a gap cost of a little less than $1k.
Average Cost of Fees (these are the most common ones on their fee bill) **using numbers from 2021-2022 academic year
- Follett Access Fee $300-400 (per semester)
- Privateer Bucks $150 (this can get waived if student goes to bursar's office)
- Orientation Fee $100
Read to learn more about
- What Is the Common Black College Application?
- How to Complete the Common Black College Application
- Factors to Consider When Choosing an HBCU
Read to learn more about:
- Different parts of a scholarship
- External Scholarship Resources
- Tips and tricks
- Specific scholarships available
Delgado Scholarships + Preview Days
Delgado will begin awarding Fall 2022 scholarships in February and continue to offer scholarships until all scholarships are
Register HERE for Preview Days
• Thursday, February 17, 6:30 p.m. (virtual)
• Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. (in person)
• Thursday, April 21, 6:30 p.m. (virtual)
• Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. (in person)
University of Holy Cross Announces New Program to Match TOPS Scholarships for Students Starting Fall 2022 Semester
NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The University of Holy Cross (UHC) has announced a brand-new program to match all TOPS scholarship awards for its entire class of incoming first-year students who qualify beginning next academic year in Fall 2022. UHC will match the students’ TOPS award each year for up to four consecutive years as long as the students remain enrolled in UHC and qualify for TOPS.
As a reminder, all Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)’s 2023 Scholarships applications are now open!
High School Junior & Senior Scholarship
Doctoral/Graduate Studies Scholarships
For more information regarding scholarship qualifications and application closing dates, please visit cbcfinc.org/scholarships
¡FELIZ MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA!
Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the U.S. Latino, Latinx and Hispanic communities. This celebration, which spans from September 15 to October 15, commemorates the achievements of our community in this country!
One way we are celebrating is by opening scholarship opportunities for any student of Hispanic heritage who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate institution or technical school with a GPA of 2.8 or above to help with tuition and academic expenses by awarding $1,000 to ten students.
Students committed and interested, who meet the eligibility requirements, may fill the application here: https://docs.google.com/forms/
The application is opened during Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15). The scholarships will be awarded at our Holiday Social in December.
JACK COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP OPEN
The Cooke College Scholarship Program application opens today.
College Scholarship Program
The College Scholarship application launches today in the Common App. Students can access the application here starting at noon ET. The deadline for this year's application is Thursday, November 17, 2022.
High school juniors can sign up here to receive notifications about the application for next year.
Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
The 2022-2023 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship application will open Thursday, October 6, 2022 and close on Thursday, January 12, 2023.
To receive a notification when the application launches, click here.
Young Scholars Program
The 2022 cohort of Cooke Young Scholars will be notified in September.
The 2022-2023 application will open on Thursday, February 9, 2023 and close on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Receive notifications about the application here.
The HOPE College Leadership Program (HCLP)
The HOPE College Leadership Program (HCLP) is designed to engage Latina college students and recent grads (ages 18-24) to support them in developing their leadership, advocacy, and professional skills through training and access to a professional network. Find out which one of the program tracks is right for you and apply!
ECCO Scholarship for Latino Students
ECCO will grant 6 scholarships of $1,000 to Latino Students who will attend college this 2022.
EDUCATION GRANTS AVAILABLE
For the second consecutive year, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation has partnered with TurboTax to award 40 educational grants of $2,500 each to high school seniors and college students seeking financial support to pursue a higher education diploma or complete their college degree.
#LeadingConEducación is a multi-year educational program that helps prepare young Latinos to take control of their finances through educational content, webinars, and hands-on experience through Intuit TurboTax simulation, a tax preparation exercise in Spanish and English.
To learn more about Intuit TurboTax’s educational program or to apply for the scholarship, click here. The application process is quick and easy and will run through May 8th, 2022.
Mr. Green-Ellis, a motivational speaker (and also friend of Mr. Blake Thompson) is giving away a $1000 scholarship this semester, all students have to do is subscribe to his channel and comment (they can comment as many times as they want to increase their entries).
COMPLETERS GRANT OPPORTUNITY
To be eligible for a Completers Grant, students must
- be a Louisiana resident,
- complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the academic year in which the award will be received,
- meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) benchmarks for credit programs,
- successfully and sufficiently complete courses to continue in the selected course of study for non-credit programs,
- be enrolled through the 14th day of classes, and
- meet one of the priority guidelines.
Priority selection criteria for recipients are as follows:
- First, those students who are expected to complete their program of study/graduate in the fall who have significantly depleted or have no other source of financial aid;
- Second, those students who are expected to complete their program of study/graduate in spring who have significantly depleted or have no other source of financial aid;
- Third, those students who are expected to complete their program of study/graduate in summer who have significantly depleted or have no other source of financial aid.
NAVIGATING MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
The Butterfly Hug
Somatic healing practices can be a low-cost way to help ground yourself and improve mental well-being. One practice to try is known as the “butterfly tap” or “butterfly hugs.” Butterfly hugs are a type of bi-lateral stimulation of the brain that can help you calm your body and mind when feeling anxious, overwhelmed or triggered. Click here to watch a quick video on how to use The Butterfly Hug technique.
Soundtrack 2 My Life: Navigating Stigma in Hip-Hop and Mental Health Care
In this episode of The Lede Lounge, Community Reporting Fellow Kila Moore explores the role of hip-hop in treating mental health needs. Can hip-hop be used as a mental health resource? Is that the artists’ intention when creating their work? And what are some of the challenges that artists face when using non-traditional methods?
This clip features Mac Phipps–a local, world-renowned hip-hop artist–who spoke about his experience growing up in the 3rd Ward of New Orleans, and how watching his neighborhood change impacted his music. Click here to listen
The Barber Shop, Black Men & Mental Health
How do barber shops help Black men talk about mental health? We sat in on a conversation between barber David Rankin and his long-term friend turned client Keith Bryant to hear more. The two New Orleans natives talked about how their barber shop talks help support both of their mental health and what New Orleans needs when it comes to mental health support. David Rankin owns and runs Revelationary, a local barber shop, and has also worked as an educator and coach in the city. Bryant, who attended Eleanor McMain with Rankin, shared how he navigates raising his son and his own personal growth.
Office of Youth and Families Opens Applications for Summer Success Providers
NEW ORLEANS — The Office of Youth and Families (OYF), in partnership with JOB1, today announced the release of its Request for Provider Applications for the Summer Success program.
The Summer Success program provides workforce readiness opportunities for New Orleans youth. The program intentionally connects youth who have either interacted with the juvenile justice system or who have been chronically absent from school with a five-week, paid work-readiness experience with community-based organizations.
Last year, the program served 98 youth. OYF is seeking partners who have experience providing workforce development training and soft skills development to system-involved and vulnerable youth. Selected partners will receive a $500 stipend per youth enrolled in their program. Organizations interested in participating can access the application online or by emailing email@example.com.
All applications are due by Friday, Jan. 13. Interested applicants can learn more and ask questions by attending a virtual information on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. Residents should visit nola.gov/summersuccess to register.
The New Orleans Health Department and Community Partners Come Together to Host a Community Flu Vaccine Event in Preparation for an Active Flu Season
The Flu Ready NOLA vaccination events will offer walk-up options for everyone ages seven and older, but appointments are strongly encouraged. Members from the Medical Reserve Corp (MRC), Flu Ready Team, Xavier School of Pharmacy, and Dr. Avegno will be administering the shots at this weekend's event.
Saturday, December 10
10 AM - 2 PM
New Orleans East Hospital -5620 Read Blvd
Vaccines will be available to all who are eligible and meet the requirements.
- Flu shots are available for adults and children ages seven and older
- The new COVID-19 Pfizer booster will be available for individuals 12+
- Minors under the age 18 require parental/caregiver consent to get the shot
- Individuals who get a vaccine will get a $20 gift card
- Wear short or loose-fitting sleeves.
- Residents can schedule an appointment by going to sankofanola.org or calling 504-592-0347
New Orleans Public Library Partners with Planned Parenthood to Present "Starting Early Conversations"
The New Orleans Public Library has teamed up with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to present “Starting Early Conversations,” a 4-part workshop series for families with early elementary students to discuss age-appropriate sex education resources. This program is designed for children ages 5-8 and their caregivers and will focus on conversations around healthy bodies, families, birth, and celebrations.
The workshops will be held every Thursday in October from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Algiers Regional Library. Space is limited. Register at events.nolalibrary.org.
9-8-8 Suicide Prevention Hotline Launched in July
9-8-8 is the new three digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) and launched nationally on July 16th. VIA LINK will be answering 9-8-8 for the 225, 504, and 985 area codes. VIA LINK specialists will be available 24/7 to provide emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention. Callers can also receive referrals to local behavioral health agencies/facilities. The public can still dial 800-273-TALK (the previous NSPL number) to access these services. https://vialink.org/
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, SCHOOL PARTNERS LAUNCH TEACHER HOMEOWNERSHIP INCENTIVE PROGRAM
Approved applicants will receive up to $65,000 for down payment assistance and up to $5,000 in closing costs. The exact loan amount a homebuyer will be eligible to receive will depend on the household income, family size and need. More information, including how to apply, can be found at nola.gov/community-
RESOURCE FOR DADS
F.O.A.M.'s mission is to promote responsible committed fatherhood through education, strong relationships, holistic health, and socioeconomic improvement opportunities.
BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and Educators for Quality Alternatives (EQA) are excited to launch a new partnership in New Orleans East at the Gaudet School and we want you to join us in our inaugural Back-to-School event on August 13, 2022 from 10am-1pm in New Orleans East at 1200 Hayne Blvd. We will provide school supplies, backpacks, food and games to the youth and families of New Orleans East.
HEALING YOGA SESSIONS FOR FREE
Dates: June 29, July 1, July 13 and July 15
Time: 7:00-8:00 AM
Location: Crescent Park-Mandeville Wharf entrance, 2300 N. Peters St.
Choose your date and sign up here
In honor of protecting our energy and creating sacred space to heal, I want to invite you to Healing-Focused Yoga with Tiye Davis. NOVAC will host 4 yoga sessions for filmmakers, film crew and creatives in need of rest and restoration.
Morning Ritual Resources
If you're in the mood for healing and need some inspiration, here are a few resources. Hey, Girl Live podcast celebrates the culmination of Alex Elle’s podcast and includes a rich discussion around personal healing and growth. It ends with a beautiful performance by Natalie Lauren. God Morning
You can use these affirmations to meditate. Try it out if it serves you.
Roe v. Wade + youth mental health
Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, reversing nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for reproductive rights. JED has been working for over two decades to prevent suicide and protect the mental health of the nation's teens and young adults, and we believe that this ruling directly undermines those efforts and puts youth at greater risk.
As of today, abortion is banned in seven states—and more than half of cisgender women of reproductive age live in states where it is expected to be banned, according to The New York Times. Frank C. Worrell, President of the American Psychological Association (APA), says it is a situation that will begin "deliberately pushing people into a psychological crisis."
This comes at a time when youth mental health is already in a state of "crisis," according to the U.S. Surgeon General. One in three young adults between ages 18 and 25 has experienced a mental, emotional, or behavioral health issue in the past year, while suicide is the third-leading cause of death for those ages 15 to 24. It is important to note that, according to the Guttmacher Institute, the majority of people having abortions in the United States are in their 20s.
To help start conversations and manage additional stress at this time, please explore our Resource Center.
If you or someone you know needs help immediately, text "START" to 741-741, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), dial 911, or go to the nearest emergency room. Find more information and resources at jedfoundation.org/help.
RESOURCES TO COPE AFTER SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Here are a few ideas about how to help your school community cope and heal:
- Normalize and acknowledge a range of emotional responses. Be sure to emphasize the message that there’s no one right way to feel or respond to a tragedy like this.
- Prioritize connection and caring for staff and students. Emphasize the importance of extending compassion to all members of your community. Remind students of the ways that they can seek support from one another and from caring adults at your school. Focus on activities that foster supportive connections.
- Be prepared to address feelings of unsafety and vulnerability. Emphasize the fact that everyone in the community is working to keep students safe, and—as needed and where appropriate—reissue specific information about school safety procedures.
- Facilitate active and positive coping for students. Keep school routines as normal as possible, while recognizing that some staff and students may need more active support and ways to take breaks. Help everyone prioritize self-care, and build in mindful breaks, stress management strategies, support centers, and movement across the day.
- Identify positive and meaningful actions students can take. Help students plan and implement group discussions, campus events, spiritual activity, or positive community action that directly supports those affected by the incident or helps others who are in need.
- Pay special attention to those who have experienced loss and trauma. Staff and students with histories of trauma may have especially intense emotions and may need extra help and attention in the coming weeks.
- Avoid polarizing conversations and ideological debate. Young people need to focus on healing. Avoid topics that reinforce feelings of anger and helplessness or hopelessness, and focus on what can be done to help and heal.
- Share available resources and support to the entire community. Communicate with teachers, parents, and students about how helpful it can be to seek help from a professional at any time when feelings or thoughts about a tragedy like this come up. Provide information about school counseling and emotional support resources, community mental health resources, and all emergency and crisis text and phone lines.
For more ideas, please read How to Cope With Traumatic Events.
Here are some resources that can help as we work to support and build resilience in our school communities:
- The National Association of School Psychologists has created a very helpful guide to supporting students.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has Tips for Coping with Traumatic Events.
- The American School Counselor Association maintains updated Resources to Support Students after a school shooting.
- The National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers searchable resources that focus on how adults can identify and respond to traumatic responses in young people.
- Facing History and Ourselves created Teaching in the Wake of Violence, a guide for teachers to navigate conversations with their students after news of a mass shooting, terrorist attack, or other violent event.
- JED’s Mental Health Resource Center provides tools to help teens and young adults navigate life’s challenges.
- Seize The Awkward has tips and resources for maintaining mental health and fostering stronger connections with friends and family during challenging moments.
- JED’s and MTV’s Press Pause includes animated PSAs and an online hub with simple mindfulness techniques — like breathing exercises, meditation, perspective checks, music, and movement — to deal with common stresses and challenges that can make young adults feel overwhelmed or hopeless.
We can help every school community cope with these challenging moments in healthy ways, and remind each other that we are not alone.
If you or someone you know needs help immediately, text “START” to 741-741, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), dial 911, or go to the nearest emergency room. Find more information and resources at jedfoundation.org/help.
FDA authorizes vaccine for the youngest kids
The Food and Drug Administration authorized coronavirus vaccines for the youngest children on Friday, clearing the way for shots to be available as early as next week. The agency authorized two vaccines, a three-dose regimen from Pfizer-BioNTech and a two-dose regimen from Moderna. One more hurdle remains for the pediatric vaccines: advisors to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet this weekend. They are expected to give favorable recommendations, leaving the final decision to the CDC director.
For many families, a vaccine for infants, toddlers and young kids has been a long time coming. Post Reports talked with Anita Patel, a critical care pediatrician at Children’s National Hospital in the District about why the pediatric vaccines took so long to develop and why the youngest children had to wait so much longer than everyone else.
The White House has been requesting additional funding to prepare for possible coronavirus surges for months, but a deal to provide billions of additional dollars appears to be dead. Republicans have accused the Biden administration of misleading them about the need for more funds after the White House shifted money away from testing and other programs to buy more vaccines and treatments.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we know that stress goes up as the school year winds down. So we have put together ready-to-use resources to help educators, caregivers, and young adults connect, find support, and experience joy right now.
MENTAL HEALTH AND GUIDANCE
The Reengagement Center exists to support young people in New Orleans who are figuring out their next step in life. Young people who are interested in getting connected to their next opportunity may apply directly by filling out the online Application Form. Feel free to write with any questions at info@reengagementcenternola.
New Orleans Health Department Kicks-off Healthy Start to Head Start Program for Low-income Families
The New Orleans Health Department’s Healthy Start program (NOHDHS) announced its new collaboration with Kingsley House to bring you a new initiative called Healthy Start to Head Start. The program will support families across New Orleans to provide needed resources throughout pregnancy to age five. The collaboration will provide seamless transitions between programs and enable access to WIC and Healthy Start services onsite right at Kingsley House.
Hurricane Ida left hundreds of thousands in and around New Orleans without electricity for a week. Many are still in need of food, cash and other critical resources. Local mutual aid networks, most of which existed before the storm, have played a central role in meeting community needs, gathering and distributing resources for direct, immediate relief for individuals and families.
Distributes aid, meals and water to unhoused people.
Provides mutual aid and info for Indigenous peoples.
NOLA Black Youth Fund
Supports Black youth, age 14-25, in New Orleans.
Cash App: $nolablackyouthfund1
Black New Orleans Mom Fund
This fund was set up to benefit Black mothers and families in New Orleans impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Cash App: $blackneworleansmom
El Pueblo NOLA
Mutual aid for and by Latinx migrants in New Orleans East.
Cash App: $cristinola
Supports undocumented youth impacted by Ida.
House of Tulip
Supports trans and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people impacted by Ida.
Ida Relief for Small Black Neighborhoods
Provides mutual aid for small, predominantly Black towns in southeast Louisiana.
Culture Aid NOLA
Provides fresh food for people in and around New Orleans.
Feed the Second Line
Provides mutual aid for culture bearers in and around New Orleans.
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a national program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
SHPEP is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.
Corporate Internship Leadership Institute workshops
Searching for opportunities in your new career can be exciting, but we know interview stress isn't too far behind. Wanna be ready to hit your big interview out of the park? In this session with Corporate Internship Leadership Institute Coach and Mentor, Gretchen McKinney SHRM-CP, SPHR, you will gain some techniques that will help in the interview process.
Join on Monday, September 19th starting at 5:30 pm cst for this virtual session.
After registration you will receive a link to the Zoom session in your confirmation email and the day prior to the event. Please ensure that your email is entered correctly so we may contact you.
Looking for resume help? Register for CILI Resume Writing - Virtual Workshop starting Monday, September 26th at 5:30 pm cst.
Resume Writing Registration - https://www.internshiptalent.org/event-4954587/Registration
The Black School: Design Apprenticeship
About TBS:Design Apprenticeship:
The Design Apprenticeship is paid 6 month training program where young creatives will be taught graphic design through real-world learning with an interdisciplinary approach (which may include communication design, creative entrepreneurship, fashion design, architecture, fine arts, agriculture, and design activism). The purpose of the program is to produce a Black self-directed, civically engaged, hybrid design professional with the ability to identify problems in their own community and present design solutions.
Program Requirements: (Please read before applying)
- Must be age 14-21
- Must be New Orleans based
- Must have reliable transportation to Xavier University
- Must commit to be in attendance in-person and on time for entire 6 months
- Must be a creator or maker (any medium)
Who [Young creatives from ages 14-21]
When [M-TH, 4:00-6:30pm, Nov 14, 2022 - May 15, 2023, 6 Months]
Where [Xavier University]
Deadline: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Internships with Degrees of Change
They offer both fully remote and hybrid (working remotely and onsite in Tacoma) positions and offer a great way to earn your Work Study dollars while gaining valuable career experience.
In order to apply, would you please send a cover letter and a resume to Mindy Nash. Please be sure to list the positions you would like to apply for in your cover letter.
· Act Six Program Intern: support student recruitment + selection with Darwin Paet
· Seed Program Intern: support intern recruitment + selection with Melissa Atienza
· Communications Intern: support the development of social media content with Sharon Ho Chang
· Grant Writing Intern: support grant research, writing + management with Lynnie McIlvain
· Events & Engagement Intern: support fundraising efforts related to events, sponsorship + donors with Nicole Stephens
· Operations Intern: support the development of email recruitment + social media content with Francis Chau
ProFellows is hiring a student Editorial Intern - apply by Tuesday, September 20!
Editorial Intern (Freelance, Remote)
Duration: 4 months (October to January)
Stipend: $600 for the semester, 10 hour commitment per month (flexible hours)
Seeking a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student; U.S. work authorization required
About the Opportunity
We are seeking an organized and motivated undergraduate or graduate student to be an editorial intern to support content production for our social enterprise. This is a remote, freelance opportunity (10 hours per month).
During a typical week, you will coordinate content production and copy-edit about 2-5 articles. Coordinating content production includes contacting fellowship recipients to prepare interview feature articles and assign content production tasks to other writers and team members. Copy editing for articles includes fixing typos and grammatical errors, creating engaging titles, adding introductory paragraphs, adding relevant internal and external links, ensuring target keywords are included and appropriately placed throughout an article, and ensuring content is published on time and included in our weekly newsletter.
Our Editorial Intern will also have the opportunity to receive mentorship on media and publication operations. You will learn the full life cycle of our media work, from content ideation to production and publication and will have the opportunity to participate in team trainings on subjects like Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and social media.
This is a great role for an undergraduate or graduate student.
UPCOMING COHORT FOR CDL TRAINING
Thrive will be having a cohort for CDL class B this fall. Date TBA.
You can apply at thrivenola.org
1. You will need to get a DOT physical before the course starts. This is paid out of pocket. Concentra offers them for about $50 depending on your insurance. Click the link for locations nearest you.
2. **You must have a clean driving record.
3. Pick up a CDL class B workbook from Thrive 9th Ward @ 3600 Desire Pkwy AND download an app if you have a smartphone.
Cinematography 101 Workshop
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Casino Building at New Orleans City Park (56 Dreyfous Dr, by the Café du Monde)
In this 2-hour workshop, filmmaker and Lede New Orleans Program Director Ejaaz Mason will show you how professionals capture quality video and coach you through hands-on practice. This workshop is open to the public, age 16+. All you need to participate is a camera, an interest in videography and a willingness to learn. Camera rentals are available for this workshop. Click the registration link below for more details.
CDL Course Application (Thrive Works) - Cohort 3
40-hour CDL course, which consists of 30 classroom hours and 10 hours of behind the wheel training. This course includes General Knowledge, Passenger, Air brake, and School Bus sections of the Commercial Driver’s Guide. Upon completion of the CDL course, the student will receive a Class B license with the airbrake, passenger, and school bus endorsements. This course does not guarantee the security of a CDL license, but will set you up for success in receiving one. APPLY HERE
Algiers Career and Education Development Program
- Job Shadowing Opportunity and Career Development
- Must be Algiers Based High School Juniors or Seniors
PAID Summer Arts Internship with ArtCamp 504
- Must be 17+
- Commit to at least one week minimum
- Weekly stipend
INTERESTED IN GAME DEVELOPMENT?
Applications are due Feb 21st!
SUMMER INTERNSHIP WITH OCHSNER
Ochsner is taking applicants for its Catalyst Summer Internship (go to Catalyst Summer Internship subheading).
- Ideal for Alums/Fellows Interested in Healthcare Mgmt or IT
- This internship is PAID, 8 weeks 32/hrs a week (Mon-Thur)
- Approx $15/hr last year
They have two programs
1) Healthcare Management (ie. HR, Finance, Accounting, Public Health)
2) Information Services/Technology (ie. Info Systems, Comp Science, Data & Analytics, Telecomms)
LAFITTE GREENWAY IS HIRING
Develop, deliver, and evaluate the organization's projects, programming, and community engagement activities.
The Fitness Program Coordinator will coordinate Friends of Lafitte Greenway’s (Friends) free outdoor community fitness classes on the Lafitte Greenway, including managing fitness instructors, promoting classes within the community through digital and in-person outreach, setting up, breaking down, managing participant data collection and input, and representing Friends at the classes.
Friends of Lafitte Greenway seeks to recruit an AmeriCorps Projects & Programs Coordinator to complete a 6-month term in partnership with Serve Louisiana.
Friends of Lafitte Greenway seeks to recruit an AmeriCorps Communications & Programs Coordinator, in partnership with the Tulane University AmeriCorps Program.
During their one-year term, the VISTA will serve to reach New Orleans residents that use, live, or work near the Lafitte Greenway to connect communities historically underserved by the city with cultural and health programming at the park.
NEW LOCATION FOR "LAUNCH"
LAUNCH is a free year-long career preparation program for New Orleans high school seniors after graduation. The LAUNCH Bridge Year provides students with the experiences, knowledge, skills, and support they need to develop strong career plans and achieve career success.
Beginning in 2022, LAUNCH will be located at the New Orleans Career Center! With the move to NOCC, the LAUNCH Bridge Year program will be expanded, making the high-quality career prep and technical education offered by local training providers available to more students.
JOB OPPORTUNITY FLASH
NOLA TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE INTERVENTION CENTER
The City of New Orleans announced that it will hold a job fair for anyone interested in working at the Juvenile Justice Intervention Center (JJIC) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 at the facility, located at 1100-A Milton Street.
The JJIC is a secure residential facility that serves justice-involved youth and their families by providing education, counseling and case management services. It is an integral component of the City’s public safety services aimed at reducing recidivism among young people in New Orleans who have been convicted of a crime.
Applicants can pre-apply for jobs by visiting www.nola.gov/jjic/
- Ideal for those interested in STEM, interested in education, or working with youth
- Pay is $16/hr; must be available for at least one of the four full week sessions (7:45 AM - 4:45 PM Monday-Friday) at Loyola
- Must be available for at least one of the four full week sessions (6/6-6/17; 6/20-7/1; 7/11-7/22; 7/25-8/5)
- Preference will be given to those available for all four sessions
- Milne Rec Center, 5420 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122
- Interviewing on spot to first 20 people in attendance
- Alumni/Fellows should bring driver's license, social security card, high school diploma, resume and dressed to impress
Skillz Academy is looking for a few people to intern part-time (20 hr/week) for $15/hour with our Senior Manager of Recruitment to help us manage data and outreach to potential applicants for our Software Sales Training program. Contact
If you are interested in learning more about this internship, please contact Skillz Academy’s
Director of Operations, Natasha Cox at email@example.com.
Tech2Talent Career Festival
Summer Jobs with the 18th Ward
This summer we have the opportunity to work with students in grades K-8 during summer school. If you (or someone you know) might be interested in working 5 days/week or just one single event during the summer, please complete this quick application. Applicants will receive a text and email by May 18th to confirm whether or not we can offer them a position on our coaching team.
Here is the link: https://the18thward.org/coaches/
See dates, hours, and compensation information BELOW
Rapid Re-skilling Lab Assistant Accelerated Program
Operation Restoration is currently recruiting women and girls 18 years and older impacted by incarceration to enroll in their COHORT II LAB ASSISTANT training program. Student Orientation June 15, 2022.
(6 Weeks) Free of Charge
Start Date: JUNE 21, 2022
Hybrid Classes: Monday through Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
NEW SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH AMERICORPS
The Voyager Scholarship, an opportunity recently announced by President Obama and Airbnb's Brian Chesky for young leaders who are ready to make their mark in public service.
This opportunity is for students who are:
- Rising college juniors in the U.S.
- Curious about the world
- Committed to the public good
The Voyager Scholarship is accepting applications now through Tuesday, June 14.
Ochsner Certified Nursing Assistant Program - Baton Rouge Region
This job works collaboratively to maintain patient safety and provide for the delivery of basic patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
Mayor Cantrell Visits Students at Las Sierras
In February, Mayor Cantrell and OYF visited Las Sierras Academy (LSA) located in G.W. Carver High School. LSA is a one-year, immersive, specialized program for students who are new to the U.S. to develop their English language proficiency alongside content-knowledge to increase their success. We are proud to support Collegiate Academies’ creative efforts to meet students where they are.
DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY YOUTH - ALLIED HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
The OPPORTUNITY YOUTH INITIATIVE SCHOLARSHIP is available for 16-24 year old applicants who already hold a high school diploma or GED and are currently not attending a college or university – to enroll in one of Delgado’s many certificate or 2 year diploma programs listed here: https://www.dcc.edu/academics/allied-health/programs/default.aspx.
As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, President Biden and Vice President Harris worked with Democrats, Republicans, and Independents to create the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides eligible households $30 per month off their internet bills. To deliver maximum cost savings to families, the Biden-Harris Administration has secured commitments from 20 leading internet providers to offer ACP-eligible households a high-speed internet plan for no more than $30 per month. Eligible families who pair their ACP benefit with one of these plans can receive high-speed internet at no cost.
GET PAID TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH
Beloved Community’s inaugural Summer Youth Research Academy is an annual four-week program curated for youth ages 14-18 in New Orleans. The Summer Research Academy trains young people to conduct participatory research to improve their lives, their communities, and the institutions intended to serve them.
Through visits with guest speakers, workshops, activities and excursions, youth participants will engage with topics such as:
- Learning how to tell community stories through art, and storytelling
- Developing research skills such as investigative interviewing and survey design
- Connecting and learning from guest speakers
- Exploring new ways to leverage the creative and political power of youth in New Orleans
The goal of the Summer Youth Research Academy is to train youth in the skills needed to become researchers for their community. The Summer Youth Research Academy is a paid research training.
Participants receive $900 for successfully completing all 4 weeks of the summer program.
Additionally, up to 10 participants who complete the summer training will be eligible to be hired as youth researchers during the upcoming school year. School year researchers are paid a $3,600 stipend for 9 months of research work serving the New Orleans community.
Eligible candidates should access the application here. You will be prompted to provide a short creative response about yourself and why you are interested in the program, along with demographic information, contact information, and an agreement to covid safety protocols. The priority deadline for applications is June 3rd. After June 3rd, applications are accepted on a rolling basis until June 15th, 2022 or we reach capacity - whichever comes first.
NEW COHORT AT CAFE RECONCILE
Reconcile hopes to welcome 120 new Interns this year. Must be 16 – 24. Reconcile’s customized job training program is FREE.
Reconcile will host two upcoming Open House events for prospective new Interns -- Tuesday, January 11 and Monday, January 24 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Café Reconcile.
Participants must preregister and are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test result within 72 hours to attend. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more or to pre-register.
Liberty’s Kitchen is recruiting for their next cohort
Liberty’s Kitchen is career preparation for 16 -24 years old that provides training in professional, culinary and service skills while supporting the personal career goals of young people. If you are ready to “LEVEL UP”, Liberty’s Kitchen is hosting an orientation on January 10, 2022 at 9:00 am .
- Training stipend
- Access to employers
- Hands on experience
- Professional skills
- Daily Meals y
- Childcare support
- Wrap around services
- Transportation & more
Text “LEVEL UP” 504.684.5474 to learn more or sign up at our website Become a Participant – Liberty's Kitchen
LOOKING FOR A FUTURE IN IT?
Skillz Academy is a 12-week software sales training program that trains and places its fellows in business-oriented roles in technology companies.
WHAT TO REMEMBER
- The application deadline: Jan 24th, 2022.
- Students receive a stipend for parking and traveling.
- They also receive MIFI (wifi hotspots) and a laptop.
- This program may be a bit hard for students with jobs.
- Now 12 weeks instead of 8 weeks
- Hybrid Model - Mon-Thursday: virtual, synchronous, evening classes (roughly 6-9 pm) & every Saturday in-person learning sessions at their offices on Canal St from 9-4ish
- Can use WIOA funding or complete an income share agreement to pay for program costs
- Skillz Academy works with Job1 to get your WIOA eligibility
- Income Share Agreement: only goes into effect if you have a job offer that pays at least 40k
ON YOUR MARK Fellowship Application open
OnYourMark is an early literacy tutoring service providing virtual 1:1 individualized instruction in the foundations of literacy to Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders.
Becoming an OnYourMark fellow is perfect for college students, college-aged students taking gap years, recent high school and college graduates, and retired and part time educators. It is ideal for those who love working with children and are interested in learning more about a career in education.
The stipend for new fellows with a standard tutoring load (four daily sessions) in Spring 2022 is $2,000.
Now open: 2022 NOYA Youth Leadership Fellowship
NOYA is recruiting young people ages 17-24 who are interested in developing their leadership skills and enacting change in their community to participate in our 10-month leadership fellowship.
- Annual stipend of $2,000
- Requires a weekly commitment for workshops and other learning activities These young people will
- You serve on boards and as consultants to programs, nonprofits and systems-level initiatives impacting young people
- You influencing the design and decision making process of these entities
HBCU Startup Internship
GNO, Inc. has initiated, in partnership with Xavier, Dillard, and SUNO, The HBCU Startup Internship. The goal of this program is to increase startup activity of HBCU students in our region by providing real time experience to foster entrepreneurial ideation and development.
This 8-week internship experience will start on June 6, 2022 and end on July 29, 2022. The interns will be paid $15/hour.
CARPENTER APPRENTICE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Established in 2009, Picardie specializes in historic preservation, historic millwork, custom new millwork, timber framing, residential and commercial contracting. Our goal is to bring sustainable methods to all of our work while using traditional construction techniques. We are a fast paced, growing company working on high end, high profile historic projects. Our team is tight knit, energetic and hardworking - join us in improving some of the most beautiful buildings in Louisiana. This is a 6 month position, but for the right candidate, this could turn into long term employment.
The Youth Advisory Board of CYPB is recruiting new members to join in 2022!
All 14 to 24 year-old’s who live, work, or go to school in Orleans Parish are welcome & encouraged to apply.
Applications close on Monday, January 31 at 11:59pm.
Applications Open for 2022 HBCU Summer News Fellowships
Students and recent graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities are invited to apply for the HBCU Summer News Fellowship, sponsored by the Meta Journalism Project. Twenty-five students will be selected to work alongside national and local news organizations over the summer. Deadline to apply is Jan. 23, 2022.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSERVATION CORPS OPPORTUNITY
Limitless Vistas, Inc. (LVI) is now recruiting for all programs. You can read more about each program at: https://www.limitlessvistas.
Reach out to Sherry Callaway, P.G., Executive Director of Limitless Vistas, Inc., for more information:
THE FUTURE IS GREEN - INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Gain valuable practical experience working with a team of students from across the world in the development, execution and assessment of a social media campaign in support of a global climate education project, The WorldWide Teach-In on Climate and Justice, set for March 30, 2022. This is a VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP. You can participate from anywhere on the planet. You must be available for group strategy meetings, presentations and on-line discussion Monday every week for 90 minutes, either from 8 PM - 9:30 PM ET or from 11 AM - 12:30 PM ET (New York time). In addition, you must commit to an additional three hours of group and individual work each week. The internship begins on January 24, 2022 and runs through April 4, 2022 for a total of 10 weeks. The internship is not paid. English language proficiency is required. APPLY HERE NOW.
Corporate Internship Leadership Institute - Applications are Open
CILI is actively recruiting for its 2nd Cohort for Internships for Summer 2022.
We are looking for students across a number of different majors for development. Some of our industries of focus are the following but not limited:
- Renewable Energy
- Medical Services
Criteria for Application:
- Louisiana Resident
- Enrolled in 4-year institution in USA
- 2.5+ GPA
- Motivated for college & career success
LIST OF COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES DELAYING START DATES FOR SPRING 2022
- Tulane University: The first day of undergraduate classes, originally scheduled for Jan. 18, will now be Jan. 25
- Southern University New Orleans: University delays start of Spring 2022 semester until January 26.
- Classes will be held virtually beginning Tuesday, January 18-Monday, January 31, 2022.
- Employees will work remotely January 4-14, 2022. A staggered schedule will be implemented January 18-31.
- LSU: LSU to re-implement mask mandate for spring semester, allow faculty to teach remotely for two weeks
- Southern University Baton Rouge: In-person classes, originally scheduled to begin January 12, 2022 will now start on January 26, 2022. Online classes will begin as scheduled.
- Loyola University: Loyola University is keeping its Jan. 18 start for most classes and Jan. 10 at its law school but is requiring both booster shots and proof of a negative test for the coronavirus.
GET PAID TO GET TESTED!
If you are interested in getting COVID tested at a CA school, here are the testing dates/times (click the school's name for the registration link):
OA: Mondays, 8:30-11
LCA: Mondays, 11:30-1
RCA: Mondays, 2-4
ASA: Wednesdays, 1-3:30
CBR: Thursdays, 10:30-11:30
GWC: Thursdays, 2-4
You only need to register once for whatever location you plan to get tested at most often. When/if you get tested at another site, just let them know which school you are registered under. Anyone who participates in this testing regularly will receive $10 per test from the Louisiana Department of Health; this will come in the form of a digital gift card.
Sneak Peek: New Opportunities Coming Soon
AmeriCorps provides national and community service opportunities for Americans of all backgrounds. This summer, the AmeriCorps NCCC program is offering a unique service opportunity for young adults (ages 18-26) who want to serve a 2-3-month term and make an impact through environmental work. Stay tuned for more details soon and applications opening on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
If you or someone you know is ready to start a yearlong service term this summer, they are now accepting applications for Traditional Corps and FEMA Corps as well. Apply now to begin service in June/July.
CA NEXT HAS PARTNERED WITH CAREERSPRING! WATCH THE DEMO FROM 12/10 AND REGISTER FOR NEXT SESSION ON 1/7/2022
DEMO FOR ALUMNI
CLICK HERE to watch the recording of the webinar! Passcode: 2U=cCdKP
CareerSpring is a non-profit organization that helps first generation college students as well as Pell Grant recipients realize their greatest career potential through career information, a Network of professional contacts, and job placement services.
SEND US AN EMAIL AT CANEXT@COLLEGIATEACADEMIES.ORG to register for the session in January!
UPCOMING COHORT - APPLY NOW!
Corporate Internship Leadership Institute (CILI) is looking for students who would be great for their next cohort. READ ABOUT IT HERE!. If you have any questions, reach out to Perry Sholes at email@example.com.
Tips for Filing the 2022-23 FAFSA
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to unlocking financial aid for college.
The 2022–23 FAFSA® form is now available
The 2022–23 FAFSA cycle began on Oct. 1, 2021. The application is available until June 30, 2022. Some funds are limited, so it's a good idea to apply as soon as possible online at fafsa.gov.
- Updated FAFSA® Resources: StudentAid.gov/fafsa for FAFSA information.
- myStudentAid Mobile App: The 2022–23 FAFSA form is also available on the myStudentAid mobile app. Applicants can download the app on Google Play or the App Store.
Collegiate Academies - Hurricane Ida Relief Resource List
List of resources by school, for shelters, COVID-19 testing, food/water distribution, and more.
18th Ward Sports hiring coaches for Jan/Feb
The Application for Coaches is open for January-February 2022! Looking for basketball and track with availability on Saturdays and Sundays.
New Orleans Fire Department is recruiting!
- See here for more info/details
OPPORTUNITY IN FILM MAKING
Do you have an idea for a short film about your community? Want to learn about documentary filmmaking? NOVAC is taking applications for two cohorts of filmmakers to learn and produce films over the course of six months, January to June, 2022.
Two groups (made of three filmmakers each) will be selected for the cohorts with two different focuses. One cohort will be story-driven. The second cohort will be filmmaker-driven. Both cohorts will produce 8-minute short films and each participant will receive a stipend of $800. Cohorts will be led and supported by mentors and have assistance from professional filmmakers. PRE-APPLY HERE!
NBA HBCU FELLOWSHIP
Submit your information and stay tuned for more news from their team.
Interested in becoming certified for a career in healthcare?
5 Week Patient Care Technician training at New Orleans Career Center
This program is for people 18+ who are interested in starting their career in healthcare ASAP. This program is only 6-9 weeks long and provides the opportunity to get hired when you are done. Their team will train you for free and support you in the job search process.
- It's a growing career field
- It's fast
- It's full of long-term potential
- Pay usually starts around $14/hr
- APPLY BY THIS SUNDAY
SPARK FUND APPLICATION IS OPEN
The Spark Fund offers support to established independent documentary filmmakers who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC) and whose work on humanities-themed projects was disrupted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Internships and Volunteer Opportunities for High School and Pre-Nursing Students
This guide provides information and state-by-state listings of healthcare and nursing programs for high school and pre-nursing students. For students interested in learning about healthcare careers and work environments, these programs offer an inside look at health professional jobs, including nurses.
Electric Girls is Hiring
Electric Girls is a small, New Orleans-based non-profit with the mission of building girls' confidence and capabilities by engaging them through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Electric Girls is currently hiring for two positions. Learn more & apply by visiting the links below:
Meet Amelie, AmeriCorps Member
If you're considering a gap year, AmeriCorps could be a great next step. Learn more about the AmeriCorps NCCC program from Amelie, an AmeriCorps member who decided to serve after seeing how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted her community. While in southwest Louisiana, Amelie reflects on the importance of her service assisting disaster survivors.
DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE VIRTUAL TECH SKILLS EXPO
Wednesday, November 3 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. REGISTER HERE!
Program and Industry Presentations & Breakout Rooms with Faculty Members
Zoom + Facebook
Faculty from the following Technical programs will be in attendance to answer questions:
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
NACAC VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS 2021
The following are the fair dates for Fall 2021:
- Sunday, Sept. 12: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
- Tuesday, Sept. 28: Northeastern US Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
- Sunday, Oct. 3 Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
- Thursday, Oct. 14: Midwest US Fair: 5-9 p.m. ET
- Sunday, Oct. 24: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
- Tuesday, Nov. 2: Arts & STEM Fair: 4-8 p.m. ET
- Sunday, Nov. 14: Signature Fair: 1-6 p.m. ET
COCA COLA SCHOLARSHIP
Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2021, at 5 p.m. Eastern.
Find details at Cokeurl.com/scholarships.
GRANT FOR BIPOC HOSPITALITY WORKERS
Made in New Orleans Foundation is providing two grant opportunities for BIPOC Hospitality Talent facing financial hardship as a result of Hurricane Ida. Bee's Grocery Grants of $150 and Ida Relief Grants of $500 will be distributed to support eligible BIPOC hospitality workers in need.
NOTEP is Offering HVAC Training
Nov. 9 - May 17 (meets every Tuesday from 4:15 - 7:15 - see schedule here)
Training & Credentials: EPA Universal Certification and hands-on training
Cost: $1,500 (financial aid available)
Location: 6601 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
To enroll, go to NOTEP.net/enroll
HVAC trainees starting salary is between $12 - $18 per hour with some experienced technicians earning over $30 per hour.
For questions, email Adam.Bourne@notep.net
THE SADIE COLLECTIVE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
The inaugural Sadie Summit is a four-month long program in partnership with JPMorgan Chase. This experience culminates in a trip to New York City for sophomore women, where you will participate in a case competition, attend panel discussions, network, and tour important financial institutions in the area.
• Identify as having African, African-American, African-Latina, Bi-racial/Multiracial, or Caribbean heritage
• Be a current freshman or sophomore attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Minority Serving Institution (MSI), Public University or Associate degree program majoring or minoring in the least, one of the following fields: economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, and/or computer science
• Have a minimum of 3.2 grade point average
• Be able to commit six hours per week to the program
Scholars will be announced on November 19, 2021. To apply, submit an unofficial transcript, answer four short essay questions, and a 60-second elevator pitch video by November 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. For questions, please email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Year accepting applications. City Year helps students and schools succeed, while preparing the next generation of civically engaged leaders who can work across lines of difference. There are currently 400 positions recruiting across the country. Click here to learn more and apply!
St. James Cheese Company is hiring: More details and application link HERE!
Looking for experience? Poynter, a media education institute, keeps an up-to-date database of journalism and storytelling internships nationwide. Click here for a roundup of media internships in the U.S.
SELF is hiring for an Operations Coordinator. Goal: work on programming events (virtual and in-person) and support with organizational administrative tasks. The final deadline for the role is October 31st. APPLY HERE!
Community Resources for those affected by Hurricane Ida:
- Ana & Adeline Foundation's Hurricane Ida Relief Resources
- Arts Council New Orleans' Hurricane Ida Artist Relief Fund
- Creative Response! Artist Support Fund
- Culture Aid NOLA : distributions of free, fresh food open to any community members
- Eternal Seeds Emergency Fund for BIPOC artists
- Ida Support Network, Instagram-based resource sharing
- Just Ida Recovery, mutual aid, resources and information
- Music and Culture Coalition of New Orleans (MaCCNO) Hurricane Ida Relief Fund
- COVID19 Mental Health Resources, compiled by New Orleans' Musicians Clinic
- Trellis is Enrolling! October 18th is the last day to start the application process for the November cohort! How to reach out: complete the “Get Started” form, OR you can connect with the admissions team, who will follow up with to provide more information—email email@example.com.
- CITY LAUNCHES HURRICANE IDA INSURANCE DEDUCTIBLE PROGRAM. The City of New Orleans announced the launch of a new program to assist Orleans Parish residents impacted by Hurricane Ida. Beginning Sept. 30, 2021, the Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development will accept applications for the Hurricane Ida Insurance Deductible Program. Interested homeowners can obtain an application online at ready.nola.gov.
- CA NEXT IN THE NEWS. Next at Collegiate Academies was this year's Winner of the NPEA/Cooke 2021 Award for Excellence. Check out this article to read more!
- Supporting Alumni: One of our own, Amisha Maize, suffered roof of the house that caved in along with a great deal of water damage during Hurricane Ida. If you have the capacity to help her and her family, consider supporting their GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/09bfd819
JOB1 and New Orleans Tourism & Cultural Fund will be supporting bars, restaurants and venues that need COVID-19 compliance personnel. Job seekers pre-register at: Job1NOLA.eventbrite.com
AmeriCorps NCCC and FEMA Corps Deployment Report: This weekly report details where AmeriCorps NCCC teams are serving across the country, as well as which organizations, efforts, and initiatives they are supporting. Click HERE to find out more about joining AmeriCorps!
- Work with Collegiate!
Paid Internship/Entry Job Opportunity with Progressive Pipeline. Progressive Pipeline places underrepresented students and recent graduates in paid internships and entry-level jobs, along with offering training, mentorship, and connections. Fill out a Fellow Application today!
Limitless Vistas, Inc. (LVI) is now RECRUITING for its AmeriCorps and GulfCorps programs. To apply and find out more about LVI's AmeriCorps programs: Click Here!
AmeriCorps Member Benefits
Free environmental/conservation field technician training
Free industry-recognized certifications
Get paid to learn (small living stipend)
Earn an educational award (scholarship) through AmeriCorp
Leading Elephants are looking to hire a young professional with a few years of work experience (3+ years) to be their Operations and Communications Manager. Pay is set at $60-65k and the job is fully remote. READ MORE HERE!
Made in New Orleans Foundation is providing two grant opportunities for BIPOC Hospitality Talent facing financial hardship as a result of Hurricane Ida. Bee's Grocery Grants of $150 and Ida Relief Grants of $500 will be distributed to support eligible BIPOC hospitality workers in need. APPLY HERE!
The NASPA Undergraduate Fellow Program (NUFP) is a mentoring program for undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented and historically disenfranchised populations who want to learn more about working in the field of student affairs and/or higher education. Applications are due Thursday, September 30th 2021 at 11:59PM.
NCCER CSST Certification Training at Nunez Community College - $100 Registration Fee, with a $50 Refund upon class completion. Sep 27 - Oct 8th, 2021 Mon - Fri for 2 weeks from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm REGISTER HERE!