The following announcement may be of interest to many What Sorts readers.
The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership is seeking applicants for the 2011 -2012 Sheldon Chumir Foundation Internship in Ethics in Leadership.
Applications are invited from senior university or college students or graduates in any field relevant to ethics in leadership for an internship with the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership. A completed or nearly completed Master’s degree will be an asset. Interns work with the Foundation on research, program development and implementation, publications, public engagement, and related administrative support.
The Foundation seeks Interns who display a deep understanding of ethics in leadership and public life together with imagination and creativity of thought, demonstrated experience in working with the community, strong organizational skills, superior writing skills and a personal commitment to the Foundation’s mission.
The stipend for the nine-month period is $34,200. In certain circumstances, and by mutual agreement, the internship period can be extended by up to three months.
Applications must include:
• a brief essay (not more than 1500 words) describing the applicant’s interest in and views on ethics in leadership, how this subject is related to his/her academic program and career plans, and what ideas, knowledge and skills the applicant would bring to the work of the Foundation;
• a curriculum vitae; and
• names and contact information for three referees who have been asked to send letters of support directly to the Foundation.
The deadline for receipt of application packages by the Foundation is March 14, 2011. Applications which are not complete by this date will not be considered. The successful candidate will be notified by May 15, 2011, with the internship to commence on or about September 12, 2011. The Foundation reserves the right not to make an appointment of Intern in any given year, or to make more than one appointment, if appropriate.
Please send applications to:
The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership
Suite 970, 1202 Centre Street S.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 5A5
Phone: 403-244-6666; Fax: 403-244-5596