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The School of History and Sociology has gotten a makeover!  Go to www.hsoc.gatech.edu to check out the new look of the website.

With the website change, the blog is moving too.  From now on, you can follow the HTS Undergraduate Student Blog at www.hsoc.gatech.edu/undergrad-blog.  The old blog (this one!) will stay live and all the posts will remain, so don't worry if you forgot to jot down a deadline or make note of an internship opportunity.  The information is still there!

On Friday, April 22, 2016, the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech is hosting a day-long symposium that will feature a roundtable discussion composed of leading historians and sociologists, a series of breakout sessions led by those experts, a panel marking the 20th anniversary of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and a reception. More information is in the flyer below and on the School's website: http://hsoc.gatech.edu/symposium.

Student Honors Celebration

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The Student Honors Celebration recognizes students who have achieved academic and scholastic excellence in their programs of study at Georgia Tech. All student award recipients and their guests are invited to attend this celebration. An RSVP is required to attend this event.

For more information click here.

Spring Faculty and Staff Luncheon Awards

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Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College gathered to celebrate the end of the year at the Spring Faculty and Staff Luncheon on Tuesday, April 19.

Dean Jacqueline Royster led the program and recognized the accomplishments of the College throughout the year.

OSTP Fall Policy Internship Program

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Fall Policy Internship Program. The application deadline is June 17, 2016. Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be enrolled in, or have just graduated from, an academic program should feel free to apply.

More information and application instructions are available at

About OSTP: The Office of Science and Technology Policy advises the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The office serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans and programs of the Federal Government. About the Internship Program. Interns are accepted for one of three annual terms (Spring, Summer, or Fall), which each last no more than 90 days. The assignments provide educational enrichment, practical work experience, and networking opportunities with other individuals in the science and technology policy arena.

SOUP Registration Open

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Registration is open for the Summer Online Undergraduate Program (SOUP.) With online summer courses, students can get ahead, stay on track with your hours, or get into classes that normally fill up. Similar to Tech courses taught on campus, online courses are semester-based, and perfect for Georgia Tech students who will be working at an internship, co-op, or unable to be on campus during the summer.

Students participating in SOUP courses, are unable to take classes on the Atlanta campus, any other campus or through the study abroad program.

Students can go to https://pe.gatech.edu/summer-classes to see which courses will be offered and start the process to sign up for a SOUP class.

AT&T Pre-law Internship

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AT & T Intellectual Property Patent Licensing & Sales Support Summer and Fall 2016 Internship: Application deadline: May 11, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

AT&T Intellectual Property is responsible for the protection, valuation, and monetization of all intellectual property within AT&T. The internship provides a qualified candidate the opportunity to assist AT & T Patent Developers with mining AT & T’s vast portfolio of patents and aligning identified patents with various products and services in support of patent monetization efforts, whether using patent sales or licensing channels.  More details: https://goo.gl/ivtR73

The Global Internship Program has several exciting summer and fall internships available in Chile, China, France, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, Peru and more! There are opportunities for students from nearly every major on campus! 

Here's their latest newsletter: http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=bead96385b046062aad906361&id=71d27b9f4c

Undergraduate research at Tech will be showcased on Tuesday, April 19th (tomorrow) at the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium http://urop.gatech.edu/2016-symposium in the Student Center Ballroom and surrounding rooms. Approximately 200 students will present their work on medical advances in multiple fields, sustainable building design, regeneration, even a wristband that digitizes handwriting on 2D surfaces, plus much, much more! Over 160 presentations with reception to follow (presentations 1-4:30pm | reception 4:30-6pm). The full symposium program is online here.

HTS Representative Needed for SGA

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HTS has NO REPRESENTATION IN THE SGA. This is a great opportunity for any HTS student to show off and enhance their leadership skills during the fall semester.

Most of the Georgia Tech library's collection has now been safely moved six miles to the EmTech Library Services Center, where it will be kept cool, dry, and well-preserved for the next 200 years.

What if you want a book from their collection? Click here to find out.

Need-based Scholarships for 2016

The Intern Group will provide FOUR scholarship recipients with a professional internship placement in the career field of their choice, high-quality accommodation, full transport - including airfare - as well as visa costs.
The scholarship winners will be able to choose to apply for the program in the following destinations:

Women’s Empowerment Scholarship for 2016

This year The Intern Group will be awarding one scholarship for our award-winning international internship programs to one exceptional female student from a developing country (non-OECD). If you are awarded the scholarship, you will be provided with a professional internship placement in the career field of your choice and quality accommodation. Your living, transport and visa costs will also be paid for by The Intern Group as a part of the scholarship.**

You can apply for this scholarship in the following incredible destinations:

Fall internship in London with IMAX

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IMAX EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) is seeking a marketing intern for their London office for the Fall 2016 semester. This internship is unpaid, so all expenses will need to be covered by the intern. Intern will assist with marketing initiatives, exhibitions, events, and coordinating with partners and third-party suppliers.

Preferred major is Business Administration with an interest in the entertainment and media industries. Previous international experience is an asset. If interested, please email globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu along with your resume by April 30, 2016.

For more information about IMAX, see http://www.imax.com/content/corporate-information.

Diversity Abroad

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Are you interning abroad in the 2016-2017 academic year?
Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with the AIFS, will offer a $500 stipend for fall 2016 and spring 2017. Five stipends are available for each term.
Overseas Ambassadors serve during a 4-6 month time frame, depending on the length of their chosen study abroad program.
To apply for the Overseas Ambassador Program, please complete the scholarship applicationhere (http://bit.ly/DAAmbassadors) . The application deadline for all submissions is June 1st, 2016 at 5:00pm EST.



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AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. They are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education with a local chapter at Georgia Tech. AIESEC provides professional internships and volunteer experiences all over the world that encourage cross-cultural understanding and challenge young people to develop themselves and contribute to communities around the world. Please visit aiesecus.org or find the local chapter on Facebook at AIESEC Georgia Tech for more information on how to become involved with the programs or with the local committee at Georgia Tech.

AIESEC has multiple fall and spring positions posted in CareerBuzz.


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