Opportunities

The following opportunities are for undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard and beyond. Opportunities that are only for Harvard students will have a note indicating this detail.

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If you have an opportunity that you'd like to share, please email: hunap@harvard.edu

Information updated weekly. 

WEEKLY OPPORTUNITY:

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NAICOB Indigenous Writing Group


 

Meeting Weekly, Every Tuesday, 3:30 - 4:30 PM EST

A weekly writing group for students of all levels seeking additional writing support.

Info at LINK

VARIOUS DEADLINES:

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American Indian College Fund

Various, visit the website for more information

The American Indian College Fund supports American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking technical, undergraduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and other nonprofit, accredited schools.
 

Info at LINK

American Indian Graduate Center

Various, visit the website for more information

The American Indian Graduate Center has scholarships for undergraduates and graduate students. Please note there are scholarships for COVID related hardships, entrance exam scholarships, etc

Info at LINK

APRIL DEADLINES:

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NEW: HKS Nation Building, Summer Projects Internship

April 14, 2021

**Harvard undergraduate and graduate students ONLY

A variety of Native nations are seeking additional support for projects ranging from economic develpment to resource management. 

Info at LINK

NEW: Power of Youth Challenge

April 15, 2021

 

Students, ages 13-19

The Power of Youth Challenge: Youth Leading Racial Healing is a leadership and service opportunity supporting youth-designed projects that promote racial equity and address systemic racism. The Challenge provides young people (ages 13-19) across the U.S. with the opportunity to identify a need in their communities related to racial healing and apply for a $250 grant to support a (COVID-safe) service project.

Info at LINK

NEW: The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition April 18, 2021

Undergraduate, graduate, and post-professional students

The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition currently has a variety of temporary and permanent positions open for employment, research, and internship purposes.

 

Info at LINK
2021 NAJA Student Programs Application - Native American Journalism Fellowship and Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship April 30, 2021

Undergraduate and Graduate students

Who should apply? Any current American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, First Nations, and Metis college or graduate students pursuing degrees in broadcast, print, or digital journalism are eligible to apply.

Info at LINK
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Design Discovery Summer Program April 30, 2021

Undergraduate, graduate, and post-professional students

Design Discovery Virtual is a four-week summer program offered by the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) that is for anyone seeking to discover the ideas, tools, and techniques of design, whether it's to prepare for a degree program in a design field, for a career transition, or for professional development. BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply.

Info at LINK

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Harvard University

Various

Various

Info at LINK

NEW: ACE CRDIP, Tribal Communication, Northeast Regional

  American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking a DHA Tribal Communications Member interested in dedicating 11 weeks in support of the National Park Service at the Northeast Region's Office of Tribal and Cultural Affairs.

Info at LINK

The University of Michigan, Research for Indigenous Social Action (RISE)

  We seek an executive director who is ready to jump in, lead, and collaborate with a growing team of scholar-activists from diverse disciplines and career stages. The executive director will play a key role in establishing the Center and promoting the Center's mission and goals.

Postdoctoral Fellow info at LINK

Job Opening: Executive Director info at LINK

U of Minnesota, Assistant Director, American Indian Learning Center

  The Assistant Director works with the Director in leading and managing programs and projects that work to increase American Indian students’ educational attainment and retention through orientation, secondary advising, coaching, skill building, and culturally relevant programming.

Info at LINK

Utah Dinebikeyah, Non-profit Administrator

  Utah Diné Bikéyah (UDB) is a grassroots 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and protect Native American cultural and natural resources and heal human relationships to each other and the Earth. The non-profit administrator plans, coordinates, and directs a broad range of services and functions in areas including human resources, and finance

Info at LINK

CU Boulder, First Peples Worldwide Sustainable Development Fellowship

  This Fellowship is a one-year, grant-funded position that will primarily focus on forwarding Native food sovereignty. First Peoples is developing a business incubator to champion Native food sovereignty.

Info at LINK

U of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Indigenous History Lecturer

  The Department of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Indigenous History to begin August 1, 2021.

Info at LINK

Brown University, Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

  Brown University’s Graduate School invites applications for an Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion. Brown Graduate School is known for its supportive and inclusive student experience, as evidenced by enrollment, retention, and placement statistics, and by measures of student experience for students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Info at LINK

U of Oregon, Admissions Officer, Native American Recruitment

  As a member of the Enrollment Management team, the Admissions Counselor is responsible for representing the University of Oregon (UO) to multiple constituencies, including prospective students, their families, and school/community contacts. This position has five primary responsibilities. 

Info at LINK

NEW: CIRES/NOAA NIDIS Tribal Engagement Officer

 

 

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the National Integarted Drought Information Systems (NIDIS) are seeking a full-time Tribal Engagement Coordinator to work as part of an interdisciplinary team as the programmatic lead for tribal engagement on drought warning and resilience across the United States. 
Info at LINK
NEW: ACE CRDIP: Native American Archaeology, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area   American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking a DHA Native American Archaeology member interested in dedicating 11 weeks in support of the National Park Service at Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. Info at LINK
NEW: ACE CRDIP, Archaeology Survey, Martin Van Buren National Historic Site   American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking a DHA Archeology Survey Member interested in dedicating 11 weeks in support of the National Park Service at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in Kinderhook, NY Info at LINK
NEW: Tribal Communications, Northeast Regional Office   American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking a DHA Tribal Communications Member interested in dedicating 11 weeks in support of the National Park Service at the Northeast Region's Office of Tribal and Cultural Affairs. Info at LINK
NEW: Resource Assistant, National Parks of Boston   American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking a DHA Resource Assistant interested in dedicating 11 weeks in support of the National Parks of Boston. Info at LINK