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    Educational OPPORTUNITIES

    1. “O” The Oprah Magazine is looking to hire fall interns in the Fashion and Style Departments. Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once. Prior internship experience preferred, but not required. This opportunity is available for college students in need of credit hours and recent graduates who are available to start immediately, full-time from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 5 days a week. Send resumes with a cover letter to:
    Cindy M. del Rosario,
    Associate Editor O,
    The Oprah Magazine 1700
    Broadway, 38th floor NY,
    or call 212-903-5149.

    2. Verizon is looking for students who are 2004 graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). If you know of someone graduating from a HBCU this year with a degree in Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Information Technology, General Business, Finance or Marketing, please have them forward their resume to: [email protected] to >be considered for career opportunities within Verizon.

    3. The Women’s Technology Program at MIT is a 4-week summer residence program to introduce high school girls to electrical engineering and computer science. If you know a girl who is currently a high school junior who demonstrates math and science ability and an interest in finding out about EECS, please encourage her to visit our website for more information and for an application form applications are due Feb 3, 2005) http://www.mit.edu Our classes are taught in a supportive environment by a staff of women MIT PhD candidates and undergraduates.

    The full-time academic program includes hands-on experiments and team-based projects in computer science, electrical engineering, and mathematics. No prior experience in computer programming, physics, or electrical engineering is expected, but applicants typically have strong academic records, especially in math and science.

    4. HARVARD’S TUITION ANNOUNCEMENT – Harvard is offering free tuition for students that have a family income below $40,000. If you are a mentor or have nieces and nephews who might be interested, please give them this information. If you know any one/family earning less than $40K with a brilliant child near ready for college, please pass this along. Harvard’s Tuition Announcement Highlights Failure of Prestigious Universities to Enroll Low-Income Students March 1, 2004. Harvard University announced over the weekend that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. In making the announcement, Harvard’s president Lawrence H. Summers said, “When only 10 percent of the students in Elite higher education come from families in lower half of the income distribution, we are not doing enough. We are not doing enough in bringing elite higher education to the lower half of the income distribution.”

    If you know of a family earning less than $40,000 a year with an honor student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay the tuition. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free…no tuition and no student loans! To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $40,000 a year visit Harvard’s financial aid website at: http://adm-is.fas.harvard.edu/FAO/index.htm or call the school’s financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.

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