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Maine Policy Scholars begin their research

Six University of Maine System students are participating in the Maine Policy Scholars Program for 2019. The students from USM, UMF, UMM, UMPI, UMA, and UMaine have started their research projects on a policy topic of their own choosing that is relevant to Maine. These topics include first-generation college students, resources for victims of human […]

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Research Scholarship Opportunity

Apply now for the Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship An academic-year scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $3500 to support an independent research project focused on a public policy topic. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. The deadline for student applications is noon on Monday, April 15, 2019. Eligibility criteria: • Be a Maine […]

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Women of Power Reception for Maine NEW Leadership a Success

The 2nd annual Women of Power Reception to benefit Maine NEW Leadership was held in Augusta on February 12. More than 100 guests were welcomed to the Senator Inn and Spa to celebrate Maine women leaders and their accomplishments, with proceeds going to benefit Maine NEW Leadership, an annual undergraduate student leadership training program held […]

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Apply for Summer Internships Now

Applications are open for the Maine Government Summer Internship Program for summer 2019. We anticipate approximately 50 positions will be available in agencies of Maine state government and in town and city governments over a wide range of job categories. Full time, paid internships will run May 28 through August 16, for a total of 12 weeks. […]

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Internship Report available

The 2018 Report of the Maine Government Summer Internship Program is now available and has been distributed to each member of the Maine Legislature. The program placed 57 students in 12-week paid summer internships in Maine state and municipal governments. A total of 215 students applied to the program. The 2019 Internship Program begins accepting […]

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Maine NEW Leadership Lecturer Interviewed by BDN

Lilly Ledbetter was interviewed By Judy Harrison, BDN Staff, May 28, 2012. Read the BDN article here. About Lilly Ledbetter Lilly Ledbetter was employed at Goodyear Tire and Rubber for 19 years before she discovered from an anonymous source that she was being paid far less for the same work as her male peers. She filed a lawsuit against […]

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MCSPC Intern Featured In Sociology Department Newsletter

department’s top student. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Delta Society, Phi Beta Kappa, and the National Sarah has been interning with the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center with a focus on grant writing. Her wonderfully informative poster has great guidelines for grant writing and is now displayed in the Sociology Department.  Sarah Skoniecki […]

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