EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Below are various scholarships, internships and job opportunities targeted towards black students. We update this page regularly so stay tuned.

BAWA Mentorship Survey

We have an exciting opportunity for our members!

BAWA’s mentorship program is in the works! This program offers the opportunity to be paired with black alumni from various different fields and allows students to gain insight on their career choices and further navigate life on campus.

If you are interested in participating please fill out the following survey by clicking here to help set up this activity.

Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Education Discussion

Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education presents Vivek Shraya and her film “What I LOVE about being QUEER”.

This virtual presentation will feature a screening of this film and a broader discussion about the film’s genesis, with an emphasis on need for conversations about queer celebration in the face of ongoing homophobia and transphobia.

The showcase will occur virtually via Zoom on November 10th, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

Register now at http://www.fsu.ca/vivek

Black In STEMM Survey

UA research study being conducted at Mount Saint Vincent university in Halifax would like to know the experiences of Black Canadian students and trainees' experiences in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine). If you are within the STEMM field please consider filling out the survey.

Click here to learn more about the study

Those that would like to participate can click here to fill out the survey here.

Environmentalist Campaign

The Starfish Canada has extended an opportunity towards our community here at Western. They have just launched the Top 25 Environmentalists under 25 program for this year. Every year, The Starfish Canada launches the program to celebrate young environmentalists across Canada who are tirelessly working to better their communities and the planet. Nominations close on November 20th at 11:59pm EST. For further information on the program or rules and regulations, please visit: https://thestarfish.ca/top25.

Neighbourhood Decision Making Day

Neighbourhood Decision Making provides residents with the power to decide how they want to spend a portion of the municipal budget to improve their neighbourhood

Check out all the ideas that will be on the ballot on Vote Day, November 6, 2021 at getinvolved.london.ca/NDM.

Online voting will be available through getinvolved.london.ca/NDM from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, November 6. Voting stations will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Queer Muslims in Social Service Study

The purpose of this study is to explore the unique intersectional social service and programming needs of Canadian Queer (non-binary, trans, LGBTQ+) Muslims. You will be asked to participate in an interview (60 to 90 minutes) to discuss your experiences while accessing social services from mainstream LGBTQ+ and Muslim organizations in Canada. You will be provided with a $25 honorarium gift card for Amazon by email.

If you are interested in participating, please fill out our eligibility form by clicking here