The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship
The Horizons Fellowship supports 150 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our tuition-free programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhD candidates in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications.

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. We’ve welcomed National Math Olympiad winners, USA Computing Olympiad participants, renowned college entrepreneurs, students with perfect SAT/ACT scores, talented designers, photographers, and more as part of our previous cohort.

Application Process/Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in (or recently graduated) an undergrad or graduate university program
  • Submission of resume and standardized test scores on www.joinhorizons.com
  • Series of fit and logic interviews
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
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Research Fellowship Opportunity at UC San Diego Extension

Center for Research on the Regional Economy

Fellowship Description

Located on the San Diego Campus of the University of California’s Extension Division, the Center for Research on the Regional Economy (CRRE) focuses on conducting research and evaluation projects for government, foundations, and the non-profit sector.  We have been actively engaged and worked closely with a number of sectors from Education and Human Services to Workforce Development and Youth.  Previous and current projects include a study on the craft beer and food industry in San Diego, data collection for a community Collective Impact through the Jacobs Center in Southeast San Diego, a needs assessment for wounded warriors, and an analysis of the fastest growing industry clusters in San Diego and around the country.

The research fellow(s) will have the opportunity to learn valuable research skills across multiple industries as well as apply classroom knowledge to real-world settings. The fellow(s) will be responsible for the following: contributing to study design; conducting semi-structured interviews/discussions with experts and key informants; participating in the design and conduct of surveys; reviewing and abstracting published literature and other written materials; reviewing and abstracting relevant data from case files and databases; cleaning and troubleshooting resulting data; coding data elements; analyzing data; writing sections of reports; and creating summary charts and tables for inclusion in reports.

This is an unpaid position for school credit or experience.

If interested please submit cover letter and resume to Gina Carton at gycarton@ucsd.edu.

Apply for the Horizons Fellowship!

The Horizons Fellowship
The Horizons School of Technology supports 55 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our tuition-free programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhD candidates in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications.

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more

Our Horizons Speaker Series brings in successful founders, investors, and technologists into the classroom. Students will hear from some of the industry’s foremost experts. We have had some amazing speakers like the founders of Zenefits, Coinbase, Digital Ocean, Andela, X.ai, Shapeways, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. We’ve welcomed National Math Olympiad winners, USA Computing Olympiad participants, renowned college entrepreneurs, students with perfect SAT/ACT scores, talented designers, photographers, and more as part of our previous cohort.

Application Process/Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in (or recently graduated) an undergrad or graduate university program
  • Submission of resume and standardized test scores on www.joinhorizons.com
  • Series of fit and logic interviews
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Seniors! Full-Tuition Fellowship for the Master of Finance Program at Rady School of Management Available. Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

UC San Diego Fellows: The purpose of this fellowship is to award top-performing domestic undergraduate candidates with a full-tuition fellowship for the Master of Finance program at the Rady School of Management.

To qualify, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who hold an undergraduate degree in science, mathematics, engineering, economics, or in another such related field.

UC San Diego Fellows must provide a recommendation from one or more undergraduate faculty from their studies at UC San Diego.

-GMAT or GRE is required
Need to apply by the third round deadline (April 1, 2017) (application can be found here: http://rady.ucsd.edu/finance/ )
-Should provide at least one recommendation from a faculty member from their undergraduate
-Interested candidates should arrange for an individual advising session with the Rady Admissions team. (Madriqueka Koppe is the primary contact)

Madriqueka Koppe
Graduate Admissions Advisor
P: 858.534.5161
E: mkoppe@ucsd.edu

2017 UC Human Rights Fellowship

The UC San Diego Center on Global Justice & Human Rights Program are pleased to announce the 10th annual student competition for human rights fellowships. Successful applicants for the 2017 UC Human Rights Fellowship will receive $5,000 for summer internships with a human rights organization of his or her choice.

Interested students are invited to attend an informational session on Monday, January 30th at 3pm in the San Diego Supercomputer Building Conference Room 145E – level 1.

The 2017 application, checklist, and FAQs will soon be uploaded to http://globaljustice.ucsd.edu/.

Applications are due no later than 4:00pm Monday, February 13th.