Accelerated BA + MA in Women’s and Gender Studies

The Department for Women’s and Gender Studies is in the process of proposing a new, accelerated 5-year program for your bachelor’s degree AND a Master’s degree in Women’s and Gender Studies.

There will be an information session tomorrow concerning the proposed program:

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 in SAC 2.112 from 12 – 1 PM

If you are unable to make it, schedule a meeting with Senior Academic Program Coordinator Jackie Salcedo here.

Liberal Arts Excellence Awards

The College of Liberal Arts, in collaboration with the Liberal Arts Council, and with the generous support of Texas Summer Institute, is awarding four scholarships to undergraduate students for their outstanding professional and personal achievement, and one teaching assistant for their notable commitment to undergraduate education.

Liberal Arts Excellence Awards scholarship amounts are as follows:

Leadership: $1500
Research: $1500
Resilience: $2000
Overall Excellence: $2500
Teaching Assistant/Assistant Instructor: $1250

Important Notes:

  • Awards are on separate pages. If you are not applying to a specific award, simply click next until you reach the award you would like to apply for.
  • An individual can apply to more than one award, but not required to apply to all.

The application can be found on the website here.

Applications are due THIS FRIDAY (April 27th) by 11:59 PM

Texas School of Law – Immigration Clinic Undergraduate Intern

The University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic is currently accepting applications for its Undergraduate Intern position. The purpose of this internship is to provide support to Immigration Clinic faculty and students through case work, research, translation and interpreting (English-Spanish), and assist with other tasks and projects related to the clinic work assigned. The internship can be semester-long (Fall 2018) or year-long (2018-2019 school year). Applicants should be rising juniors or seniors at the University of Texas in any undergraduate field of study. Interns should be able to start at the very beginning of the Fall semester.

Clinic Overview

The Immigration Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law provides crucial representation to vulnerable low-income immigrants. The Clinic handles a diversity of cases that illustrate the
breadth of immigration practice. The Clinic has handled cases for clients from, among other countries, Colombia, El Salvador, Eritrea, Guinea, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe. The Clinic’s cases
range from asylum claims to claims of United States citizenship by individuals born abroad to U.S. citizen parents whose status has not been recognized by immigration authorities. An important component of the Clinic’s caseload involves representing Central American women and children fleeing gang violence and domestic violence, many of whom are detained at the Karnes County Family Detention Center in Karnes City, Texas and the Hutto Detention Center in Taylor, Texas.

More information:


  • Command of the Spanish language
  • Demonstrated organizational skils
  • Demonstrated regular and punctual attendance at work and professional demeanor
  • Experience with research, printers, and Microsoft Word

Application Materials:

  • Cover Letter that indicates interest in the position and basic understanding of the clinic
  • Resumé indicating relevant computer and language skills
  • Your most recent, unofficial transcript

E-mail materials to:

Important Notes:

  • The internship is unpaid and sponsored through the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice
  • The internship may be considered for course credit if the student is enrolled in another class requiring an internship placement.
  • The commitment for the intern involves 10 hours per week of work in the Immigration Clinic. Hours are divided to support the various aspects of the Clinic’s work.

Applications are due THIS FRIDAY (April 27th)!

If you have any questions, contact:

Daily Texan Summer Staff Position

The Daily Texan is seeking staffers to work in all departments: Opinion (my department), News, Science&Tech, Life&Arts, Sports, Social Media, Podcast, Copy, Design, Photo and Tech. The summer newspaper is a great, relaxed way to get introduced to the Texan (no experience required), and they are very flexible in accommodating students’ summer plans.

If you are interested in this opportunity, fill out this form and you will be contacted in the next few weeks.

For more information, contact Liz Anderson at

Dell Medical School Health Leadership Apprentice Program Summer Session

Dell Medical School is offering  opportunities to learn and discover at the intersection of health and communication, business, art, law, design, humanities, engineering, and more. It’s a great chance to get engaged in the well-being of the community, sample academic medicine, learn from Dell Med faculty, participate in research and the development of hands-on community initiatives, and develop your own passion project with the help of Dell Med faculty. This is a chance to truly make a difference – past student projects from the HLA Program include bringing Stop the Bleed training to campus, bringing a meditation and wellness center to Dell Med to improve medical student wellness, a project that will train barbers and hairstylists in the community how to spot skin cancer on the scalp, and the development of a centralized volunteer pipeline from UT to nonprofit and free clinics around central Texas.

Some Quick Facts:

  • Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply, as are recent graduates taking a “gap year”
  • Earning course credit via UGS or the student’s specific department as appropriate is available and encouraged
  • This program is not only for pre-med students!!!

What you need:

  • Online Application
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

More information and the application can be found here.

The deadline for this opportunity is April 13th, 2018.

Rapoport Center Undergraduate Internship and Barbara Harlow Internship in Human Rights and Social Justice

The Rapoport Center is currently accepting applications for the following PAID opportunities for SUMMER 2018!

These are excellent opportunities for students interested in incorporating the study and practice of human rights into their research and professional development and in staying informed of developments in human rights scholarship and activism.

For more information on the undergraduate internship, click here.

For more information on the Barbara Harlow Internship in Human Rights and Social Justice,* click here.

Applications are due Monday, April 2nd, 2018!

*Also, if you would like insight into the how the position is (work load, time commitment, etc.) reach out to Debbie for the poster’s contact information as they are a current intern in this program!

COLA’s Declassified Internship Survival Guide

The Liberal Arts Council  is proud to present an event to address questions undergraduate students may have regarding the process of acquiring an internship, different options to proceed through the university once you’ve acquired the internship (i.e. scholarships, class credit, stipends, etc.), and other questions students may have regarding the internship experience

Date: April 23rd, 2018

*To tailor the experience and make sure you get the most out of your attendance to the event, a survey link has been provided below for student feedback.*

Survey Link:

University of Houston – Masters of Public Policy (MPP)

The Hobby School of Public Affairs (HSPA) at the University of Houston has recently introduced  a Masters of Public Policy program (MPP)!

The HSPA aims to train a new generation of political and policy analysts who are proficient in quantitative methods and are fully cognizant of the ethical foundations of public policymaking.

The MPP degree curriculum is interdisciplinary with a quantitative emphasis, incorporating political science, economics, computer science, business, and statistics. The program is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for employment in public sectors, private companies, and nonprofit organizations.

***Eligible students currently receive up to a $3,000 scholarship per semester.***

Application Deadline: June 15th, 2018

More Information can be found here.

Annie’s List 2018 Summer Internship

Annie’s List helps elect progressive women to local and statewide office in Texas and is currently accepting applications for PAID Summer 2018 internships!

***Juniors and Seniors are preferred but all undergraduates are encouraged to apply***


  • 1-page resumé w/ cover letter explaining your interest in Annie’s List and your preferred department

Send materials to Anna Harris at

Deadline: March 30th, 2018 @ 5 PM CST

General info can be found here.