Thursday, March 10, 2016

Alumnae and Donor Sponsored Internship Program - Summer 2016

Dear Barnard Classes of 2019, 2018 and 2017:

Barnard College offers funding through alumnae and donor sponsored grants for students who are working in unpaid internships. Internship grants are available during each semester and the summer, and are awarded on a competitive basis. First-years are eligible to apply to the program starting in the summer after their first year. Internship grantees receive a maximum award of $2000 for summer internships. The online Summer 2016 Internship Grant Program application is available here. The deadline for applications is April 8, 2016 at 12pm (noon). NO late or incomplete applications will be accepted. Subsidized summer housing may potentially be available.

Grantees are expected to have procured the internship indicated on the application by the Internship Grant Orientation. For more information about the Internship Grant Program, please visit our website at

Student Employment Services will hold workshops to discuss the various grant requirements (including participation in an online discussion community and attendance at a professional development event) and to assist you in writing an effective grant application. These workshop are not required for application and do not guarantee awarding of a grant. Please RSVP your attendance for one of the following workshops via NACElink.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 10:30am-11:30am, Diana Center rm 203
Friday, March 25, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm, Milbank Hall rm 328
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12noon - 1pm, Milbank Hall rm 328
Friday, April 1, 2016, 12noon - 1pm, Milbank Hall rm 328
• Monday, April 4, 2016 10am - 11am, Milbank Hall, rm 227

Please contact Student Employment Services at 212-853-0770 or send us an e-mail at with any questions.

Con Ed Internship Grant: Due Monday, April 4th

Con Edison Summer Internship in Science

Application Deadline: Monday, April 4, 2016; 11:59pm

Apply on NACElink or email Dean Michell Tollinchi-Michel at

The Office of Academic Success and Enrichment programs (ASEP) is pleased to announce that we expect  to receive a renewal of their support in for the Con Edison Internship Program for Summer 2016.*  Con Edison, which has provided electric service in most of New York City and Westchester County for more than 180 years, has been instrumental in providing much needed financial support for internships for promising young women at Barnard College for many years.  Con Edison is committed to supporting women who are seeking careers in the sciences.  This program will sponsor internships or research experiences in the following fields:

·         Engineering
·         Environmental Science
·         Computer Science
·         Physical Chemistry
·         Physics 
·         Mathematics
·         Education (Math and Science)

A secure internship in NOT necessary to apply, however the research/internship experience must be a full time position (30+ hours) lasting for a minimum of 10 weeks and must take place in one of the following regions:

·         New York City
·         Westchester County

ASEP and Barnard Career Development will work with recipients to secure appropriate placements.  Students will receive a stipend of $4500 with possible access to college-subsidized housing*.  Students will engage in regular meetings/activities during the summer.

The program is open to Barnard College students (Classes 2017, 2018, and 2019).  Preference will be given to students who receive financial aid and to students who are rising juniors and seniors.  Students of color encouraged to apply.

Application Process: All students will apply using NACElink. To apply, please upload a current 1-page resume with both local and permanent addresses and GPA in addition to a 2-page personal statement detailing the following:
·         why you have chosen to do an internship in this field (see list above)
·         what you hope to learn from this experience
·         how the internship relates to your studies and your future career goals

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Michell Tollinchi-Michel
Associate Dean

*pending approval

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Apply to be a Senior Marshal at Commencement!

The Senior Marshals' main function is to assist in the procession. The Committee will look for nominees who are, in one or more ways, outstanding members of the Barnard community and who have made exemplary contributions to the campus community.

The responsibilities of being a senior marshal include:
*attendance at required training session (to be scheduled)
*attendance at Commencement rehearsal on Friday, May 13 
*attendance at Baccalaureate Service, which will take place on Sunday, May 15, at 9am, in St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia
*attendance at the Barnard commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 17.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be and remain in good standing (academic and disciplinary), and should have signed up to participate in Commencement by February 29 (we check timestamps).

Senior marshals living on campus will be permitted to stay in housing until 9am, Thursday, May 19. Senior marshals who are Resident Assistants must make appropriate arrangements with their Associate Director of Residential Life before accepting the position. If you are interested in applying for a position, please complete the Senior Marshal Application Form below no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 27, 2016. 

Here is the link to the form:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

ASEP Spring 2016 Student Workshop Series

Join the Office of Academic Success and Enrichment Programs for the Spring 2016 semester's workshop series. Come mix and mingle with your fellow ASEP students while learning techniques for navigating your academic career! We are pleased to offer a series of workshops specifically designed with you in mind.  

So remember to Save the Date for Spring 2016's remaining workshop listed below:

Study Break 5/3
Diana Center LL2 / GMT Lobby
Things to Do: : Masseuse, Ice Cream Bar, & More!

If you have questions, please contact Associate Dean Michell Tollinchi-Michel at