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Alliance College-Ready Public Schools
1940 S. Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.Laalliance.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is an independent non-profit charter management organization that has grown to 20 high performance small public high schools and middle schools created in Los Angeles between 2004 to 2011. Ultimately the Alliance plans to grow to 50 middle and high schools in California that ultimately will serve 25,000 students. Alliance's brand of high performance schools delivers a consistent educational environment and experience for students-preparing every student with the skills, experience, and knowledge to enter college. The measures for success are that all students continuously enrolled for at least four years will graduate from high school prepared for success in college as indicated by: Students passing University of California and California State University A-G course requirements with a grade of C or better Students taking and passing Advanced Placement Courses with a grade of C or better and passing AP Exams with a score of 3 or higher
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

C5 Youth Foundation, Southern California (C5LA)
1334 South Central
Los Angeles, CA 90021
http://www.c5la.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Not Specified
Description of Organization: Be a part of LA's premier teen leadership program!C5LA is a five-year youth leadership development program that begins with eighth graders and is designed to inspire high-potential, at-risk youth from under-resourced environments in Los Angeles to obtain higher education and personal success. C5LA is seeking college students of all backgrounds and majors to apply to for the experience of a lifetime. We have seaonsal summer positions as both male and female camp counselors and backcountry group leaders, camp nurse, aquatics specialist (canoeing/pool) and outdoor adventure sepecialists. Our year-around program and participating students are based in Los Angeles, but our summer programs take place in beautiful Wyoming! C5 delivers five years of intensive year around leadership experiences starting with a four week adventure camp program in Wyoming. The next summer students complete a 15 day backcoutnry trek through the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, followed by a week long summer coll
Positions: Summer Employment
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

Citizen Schools
400 Duane Street
Room 125
Redwood City, CA 94062
http://www.citizenschools.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Founded in 1995, Citizen Schools brings new solutions to the challenge of youth education: more time, more relevance, and more caring adults. Our national network of after-school education programs for low-income, inner-city middle school students engages hundreds of volunteers and teachers to serve thousands of students throughout seven states (CA, MA, NM, TX, NC, NY, NJ). The Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship is a paid service program offering a two-year, leadership development experience, including teaching specialized Citizen Schools' college and academic preparation classes at a Citizen Schools' campus, collaborating and co-teaching with volunteer Citizen Teachers, and professional development within the non-profit sector.
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: Nation wide.

City of Los Angeles Personnel Department
700 E. Temple St., Room 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012
http://per.lacity.org/
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: The City of Los Angeles is one of the largest employers in Southern California, providing a wide variety of municipal services to more than 4 million residents. With over 40,000 active full-time and part-time employees, 50 City departments and bureaus, and over 900 civil service classifications, the City is in a unique position to offer career opportunities in a variety of specialties.
Positions: Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
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City Year
606 S. Olive St., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90014
http://www.cityyear.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: City Year is an educational non-profit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. In communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, these diverse young leaders help turn around high-need schools and get at-risk students back on track to graduation by working to improve their attendance, behavior and course performance.
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

Coaching Corps
310 Eighth St.
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607
http://www.coaching-corps.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Gross disparities in access to healthy lifestyles and organized sports exist between low-income communities of color and more affluent areas. Team-Up for Youth will address those disparities by placing AmeriCorps members into communities in the Los Angeles area to run organized sports and fitness programs and build deep and meaningful relationships with the youth they serve as part of the Coaches for a Healthy California program. Through sports and fitness instruction, AmeriCorps members will contribute to a health-based research study in an effort to increase physical activity and fitness levels, improve self-esteem, and get kids moving and healthy in the broadest sense of the word.
Positions: Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: Los Angeles, CA

County of Los Angeles-Dept of Human Resources
500 West Temple Street
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
Los Angeles, CA 90012
http://hr.lacounty.gov
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Not Specified
Description of Organization: The County of Los Angeles is charged with providing numerous services that affect the lives of all residents. Traditional mandatory services include law enforcement, property assessment, tax collection, public health protection, public social services and relief to indigents. Among the specialized services are flood control, water conservation, parks and recreation, and many diversified cultural activities. The County offers several internship opportunities throughout its 36 departments.
Positions: Internships
Work Authorization: International students (includes F-1, J-1, H-1 visas in addition to all authorized to work in the US)
Location: various locations throughout the County of Los Angeles

Dream Sports Academy
7225 S. Crescent Park West, Unit 380
Los Angeles, CA 90094
http://www.dreamsportsacademy.com
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Not Specified
Description of Organization: Dream Sports Academy provides high intensity mental and physical sports training to the athletes in the Watts housing projects of South Central, Los Angeles. We are currently operating as an after-school care program with a long term vision of having boarding schools all over the world.
Positions: Not Specified
Work Authorization: International students (includes F-1, J-1, H-1 visas in addition to all authorized to work in the US)
Location:

Families In Schools
1545 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90012
http://www.familiesinschools.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters PhD
Description of Organization: Families In Schools (FIS) is a nonprofit organization based in downtown Los Angeles, California, whose mission is to involve parents and communities in their children’s education to achieve lifelong success. FIS views the engagement of parents as a component essential in school improvement.
Positions: Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: 1545 Wilshire Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90017

Fund for the Public Interest
44 Winter Street 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
http://www.fundforthepublicinterest.org
Attending: Thursday, 02/23/2012
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: The Fund for the Public Interest has been running and winning grassroots campaigns for more than 25 years. We’ve signed up 400,000 members for Environment America and U.S. PIRG. We’ve expanded the Human Rights Campaign's grassroots base into places like Texas, Ohio and Georgia. We've raised over $500 million for these groups to win their campaigns. We are looking for candidates to join us as Citizen Outreach Directors. As a Citizen Outreach Director for the Fund, you run a campaign office in one of dozens of cities throughout the country. The staff you supervise educates citizens about the issues and gets them involved in campaigns to win progressive change. In essence, you build a team of committed activists who, in turn, mobilize hundreds or thousands of citizens to take action.
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: LOCATIONS: We are running campaigns in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI and Washington, D.C.