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Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
3435 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90026
http://www.caminonuevo.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters PhD
Description of Organization: For over a decade, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy has guided thousands of students on their college bound path, led by CNCA's core values of scholarship, respect, access, justice and community. The Camino Nuevo Charter Academy motto, "College Ready, College Bound", is the positive and empowering message communicated in preschool and continued in high school to all CNCA students. The mission of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy is to educate students in a college preparatory program to be literate, critical thinkers, and independent problem solvers who are agents of social justice with sensitivity toward the world around them.
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: Our schools are located in Los Angeles.

Citizen Schools
308 Congress St
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
http://www.citizenschools.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Citizen Schools partners with middle schools to expand the learning day. We mobilize a second shift of educators, who provide academic support, leadership development and "apprenticeships" hands-on projects taught by volunteers from business and civic organizations. Students develop the skills, knowledge and beliefs they need to succeed school, advance towards college, and become leaders. We work with students to develop their academic and leadership skills, and forge strong partnerships with students’ families, classroom teachers, corporations, and community organizations. Citizen Schools offers an array of learning opportunities that make learning relevant, and introduces students to diverse colleges and careers through trips and projects that connect learning with future opportunities.
Positions: Not Specified
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: National

City of Beverly Hills
455 N Rexford Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
http://www.beverlyhills.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters
Description of Organization: Beverly Hills is located in the middle of Los Angeles County, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Culver City. Within its 5.7 square mile radius, Beverly Hills has approximately 34,000 residents with a business and commercial base that ranks next to cities with a population of several hundred thousand. The daytime population is estimated to be 150,000 to 200,000. As a full-service community, police, fire, water treatment, refuse collection and building inspections, among other services, are provided directly by the City. Beverly Hills has its own school district with a reputation for some of the best schools in the nation.
Positions: Full-time Internships Summer Employment
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

City of Torrance
3231 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503
http://www.torranceca.gov/
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Torrance, the eighth largest city in Los Angeles County, competes globally through its myriad of assets: diverse residents, flourishing businesses and safe communities. Over the years, Torrance continues to live out its motto as a balanced city. The mission of the City of Torrance is to encourage and respond to community participation as we provide for an attractive, clean, safe, secure and enriching environment that assures a high quality of life. We evaluate and act on the needs of the community within a complex, changing environment. We provide quality service with integrity, professionalism and accountability in an efficient, cost effective manner. The City of Torrance is governed by the Mayor-Council-City Manager form of government with an elected Mayor and six Council Members who appoint a City Manager, a City Attorney, and members Of 14 advisory commissions, boards, and council. The Executive team works under the direction of the City Manager based on merit principles. Torr
Positions: Full-time Summer Employment
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

City Year
606 S. Olive St.
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014
http://www.cityyear.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
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. As tutors, mentors, and role models, City Year corps members make a difference in the lives of children; transforming schools and communities in 24 US cities. Last year we had 114 UCLA Bruins apply and 32 of them are serving with us this year! We are currently offering over 2,500 positions across the country to talented young people ready to serve and grow. They are paid bi-weekly and receive a $5550 scholarship. Visit www.cityyear.org/joinus to learn more and apply!
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: Nationwide

Coaching Corps
3980 Menlo Ave.
Suite 237
Los Angeles, CA 90037
http://www.coachingcorps.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Not Specified
Description of Organization: We improve the health, educational and social outcomes for kids living in struggling communities through the power of service and sports. It will take more than an organization or institutional ideology to address the health, educational and social crisis children in under-resourced communities are facing. Rather, it will take a movement; a Corps of committed individuals across the country being a voice for the children and ensuring that all kids, regardless of demographics, race or income have the opportunity to be physically active, have access to a caring and trained coach as a role-model and teacher and gain benefits like team work, confidence and academic success that playing sports provides.
Positions: Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
http://www.cfr.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters
Description of Organization: Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is the leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. The headquarters is in New York City, with a dynamic office in the nation’s capital, and programs nationwide. The Council’s 4,000+ members are prominent leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. The Council also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on the Council’s award-winning website, CFR.org.
Positions: Full-time Internships
Work Authorization: International students (includes F-1, J-1, H-1 visas in addition to all authorized to work in the US)
Location: Washington D.C. New York, New York

County of Los Angeles- Dept. of Human Resources
500 West Temple St.
Room 555
Los Angeles, CA 90012
http://hr.lacounty.gov
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters
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 35 departments.
Positions: Full-time Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location:

Fund for the Public Interest
44 Winter St.
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
http://www.fundforthepublicinterest.org
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors
Description of Organization: Fund For The Public Interest is a national nonprofit organization working to increase the visibility, membership and political power of the nation’s leading environmental and progressive groups. The Fund was launched in 1982 to develop campaigns and technologies to engage Americans in public interest advocacy efforts. Through our fundraising and non-fundraising canvasses, we've gathered over 20 million petition signatures over the past 30 years and raised over $20 million for our partner organizations in the last year alone. Current Fund partners like Environment California and Human Rights Campaign are expanding their donor base and passing tougher legislation against air pollution, forest clear-cutting, hate crimes, and special interest money in politics. We owe our success to the fusion of our staff’s grassroots organizing experience, cost-conscious attitude and work ethic with our partner groups’ issue expertise, initiative and vision.
Positions: Full-time
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
Location: Nationwide: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI and Washington, D.C.

GameDesk
2332 Cotner Ave.
Suite 203
Los Angeles, CA 90064
http://www.gamedesk.org/
Attending: Wednesday, 02/20/2013
Degree(s): Bachelors Masters
Description of Organization: GameDesk is an educational non-profit focused on creating, curating, and sharing new forms of 21st century educational practice. At the nexus of academia, industry, and education, GameDesk fosters creative and disruptive new approaches to curriculum that access the power of play and making, and help students find meaning in the world and to form positive, lifelong relationships with learning. This mission is supported by GameDesk's multi-faceted approach including its game development studio, community learning center, national web-based portal, and PlayMaker School in Los Angeles.
Positions: Full-time Internships
Work Authorization: Authorized to work in the US (includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents, IRCA qualified; excludes Practical Training)
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