Next tutoring session starts April 23rd

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Does your child need help getting a head start on the new school year? Would you like one-on-one instruction for them? Join us at St. Kateri Center for after-school tutoring from 3:30-5pm! We will have a CPS teacher and program staff on hand to assist your child and afternoon snacks are provided 🙂
Can’t make it to St. Kateri Center but your child still needs help? Email lkbernal@cps.edu or call 773-534-2735 to request individual services at a convenient location to you and your family.
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College Bound Seniors, apply for a free Laptop!

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Mellon Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Undergraduate Internship at American Philosophical Society Library

Download Application and learn more HERE

The Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Undergraduate Summer Internship provides an opportunity for three talented undergraduates to conduct research, to explore career possibilities in archives and special collections, and to learn about advanced training in Native American and Indigenous Studies and related fields. This eight-week paid internship program at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia will offer a hands-on research experience and will include mentorship and networking opportunities. The APS Library has rich and varied collections related to over 440 different Indigenous cultures throughout the Americas. Working with mentors, interns will develop their own archives-based projects or pursue research projects identified by the Indigenous communities with which the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) interacts and collaborates.
The 2018 NASI Summer Internship will take place from June 17 to August 11, 2018. During this time students will work at the APS Library and will also have the opportunity to travel to Native communities to share their work. NASI Summer Interns will join a vibrant intellectual community at the APS that includes other scholars working with Native American and Indigenous materials as well as undergraduate summer interns and library fellows from different scholarly fields.
Interns will receive a stipend ranging between $3000 and $3500 (depending on housing costs). Several college campuses in Philadelphia offer summer housing for interns; the APS will work with NASI interns to identify housing and will help facilitate payment. Additionally, the internship includes a travel allowance.

Indian Summer Festival Summer Scholarship Application now open

Indian Summer Inc. is now accepting applications for their 2018-2019 Indian Summer Scholarship. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded during the 2018 Indian Summer Festival in September 2018. Download this form for complete eligibility requirements. Applications are due in their office before Friday, July 13, 2018.

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission Summer Internship Opportunity

Work one-on-one with a GLIFWC professional in 2018

The application period is open until March 8 for positions in the GLIFWC Summer Internship Program. See the link for eligibility requirements and more information: www.glifwc.org/Jobs/Internship-030818.pdf

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Career Pathways for Youth program for Native American Young Adults (ages 16-24)

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California Indian Manpower Consortium Inc. (CIMC) is providing the Career Pathways for Youth program within the state of Illinois as well as the Clinton, Scott and Muscatine counties of Iowa. The Career Pathways for Youth program provides online career readiness training and paid work experiences. The online career readiness training videos are accessible through CIMC’s mobile app and YouTube. The work experience is paid for by CIMC and is aligned with the participant’s career goals.  

Interested participants do not need to be tribally enrolled but must be able to provide proof of Alaskan, Hawaiian or Native American ancestry. The target age group is 16 through 24. Please contact Samantha Selby, Youth Coordinator for more information: 773-271-2413 or samanthas@cimcinc.com

Join Us, Cobell Scholarship Workshop for Native American Students of All-Ages

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Join us for an evening of learning, food and refreshments. In partnership with American Indian Association of Illinois and American Indian Health Service of Chicago, we are hosting this question and answer session with a representative from the Cobell Scholarship for Native American students. This presentation is geared toward any perspective higher education student, whether you will be attending a Community College or are an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Vocational student.

In addition to learning about the Cobell scholarship, you will hear from guest speakers:

Dr. Dorene Wiese, President, American Indian Association of Illinois

Ellen Williams, Community Health Outreach Worker, American Indian Health Service of Chicago

Lastly, you will have the opportunity to participate in a breakout session to meet local college and university representatives from schools such as DePaul University, University of Illinois at Chicago, City Colleges of Chicago and other local institutions.

Please contact, American Indian Health Service of Chicago at 773-883-9100 and reserve your spot with their Youth Project Coordinator.

We look forward to seeing you there!