Student Opportunities

 

 

*** The announcement for the PMF-STEM track of the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program opened this week on USAJobs.gov.  Here’s a link to the announcement:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/381692100.  The announcement will be open from October 1-15, 2014. ***

Volkswagen Group of America 

 

Application for 2015 Volkswagen Group of America Graduate Program to Open October 1

September 29, 2014

VWGoA is pleased to announce that the application process for the sixth Graduate Program class will launch on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The Graduate Program began in 2010 and has since welcomed 74 enthusiastic recent bachelor’s and master’s level graduates into the organization. The graduate analysts have had great success in establishing themselves throughout various departments across Audi, Bentley, Group Functions, Volkswagen and VW Credit, Inc.

The Graduate Program is an effective way to bring recent college graduates, with a strong interest in the automotive industry, into the organization at the start their careers. These employees are exposed to full-time, entry-level responsibilities within a variety of sales, marketing, financial services and Group support functions. During the two-year rotational program, the Graduate Analysts perform a variety of roles within their business units. Upon successful completion of the program — which includes training, mentoring and networking — the Analysts have an enhanced opportunity to secure open, full-time positions that best match their personal career interests and the needs of our business.

As the program’s scope continues to expand, we are pleased to have new business units represented in the upcoming class; they include Audi Customer Experience, Audi Strategy and VW Sales Planning. See a full list of the positions for this next class and where the positions will be located below.

2014 Class Positions:

  • Audi Product Planning & Marketing Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • Audi Region & Customer Experience Analyst (Alpharetta, Ga. & Herndon, Va.)
  • Audi Sales Operations Analyst (Woodcliff Lake, N.J. & Herndon, Va.)
  • Audi Strategy & After Sales Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • Audi Vehicle Sales Operations Analyst (Woodland Hills, Calif. & Herndon, Va.)
  • Bentley Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • Volkswagen Region Operations Analyst - Midwest Region (Rosemont, Ill.)
  • Volkswagen Region Operations Analyst - Southeast Region (Alpharetta, Ga.)
  • Volkswagen Region Operations Analyst - South Central Region (Irving, Texas)
  • Volkswagen Sales Planning Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • VCI - Finance Analyst (Herndon, Va.-based)
  • VCI - Marketing Analyst (Herndon, Va.-based)
  • VCI - Region Operations Analyst, Southeast Region (Alpharetta, Ga.)
  • VCI - Risk Management Analyst (Herndon, Va.-based)
  • Finance Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • Human Resources Analyst (Herndon, Va.)
  • Parts & Vehicle Logistics Analyst (Auburn Hills, Mich.-based)

Program Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree between Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Possess general business acumen
  • Highly skilled at Microsoft Office applications
  • Abreast of current developments and trends in area of expertise
  • Cultural awareness; second language is preferred
  • Open to travel and relocation (within the United States during the program)
  • Proven leadership experience through student organizations
  • Volunteer activities

2015 Selection Process:

  • Application submission
  • Resume and application review
  • Initial phone screen
  • In-person/video interview
  • Final Panel Interview: Two-day visit to corporate headquarters in Herndon, Va., with introduction to organization

Application Dates:

Opens: Wednesday, Oct. 1
Closes: Wednesday, Oct. 15 (End of day)

 

 

 

*  Expired Opportunities * (New submission dates for 2015 to be added as soon as possible)

Each year NC Space Grant solicits proposals and applications from students to participate in the following programs:

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Range: $6,000 to $8,000

This program provides add-on support for graduate students (PhD and Masters) to supplement and enhance STEM research experiences at university labs, NASA centers, or commercial facilities.

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Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Range: $4,000 to $6,000

This program engages the future STEM workforce in basic and/or applied aerospace-related research projects and facilitates the development of mentor relationship between students, faculty and the NASA community.

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NC Space Grant/Lord Corporation Summer Internship
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2013
Award Value: $9,500

The NC Space Grant has partnered with the Lord Corporation to establish a summer internship program to give students real-world experiences in a cutting-edge industrial setting.

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Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Amount: $1,000

The goal of this program is to promote undergraduate STEM-related research by assisting students with establishing relationships with student and faculty mentors early in their academic career.

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Community College STEM Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Amount: $1,000

The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage students engaged in associate degree programs to pursue studies in math, engineering, science fields that are essential to America's industrial and technological competitiveness.

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NASA Internship Opportunities
Deadline to apply: Varies
Amount: Varies

Students may explore and experience unique space and aeronautics content through NASA's education opportunities for higher education.


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