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Scholarship opportunities for Bahamians in India - May 13, 2015 - 11:27:52 AM

The Government of India has invited Bahamian nationals under the age of 40 to apply for fully funded scholarships to participate in courses related to Hydrology, Water Resources Management and Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes at the Diploma and Master’s levels at top universities in India to be conducted in English.

All applicants must be employed for a minimum of 3 years with the Bahamas Government; Government Corporations including The College of The Bahamas and Government affiliated Organizations in The Bahamas...

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Grand Bahama Sailing Club Announces Unique Free Opportunity - Junior Instructor Bootcamp (JIB) - May 7, 2015 - 2:29:42 PM

Grand Bahama Sailing Club (GBSC) is inviting teenagers to apply for a place on its free Junior Instructor Bootcamp (JIB).  It will be held from 9am to 3:30pm, on 15th to 19th June and is aimed at 13 to 17 year old boys and girls.  

JIB has a dual aim of giving children the opportunity to learn from Director, Toby Olssen, who has taught and inspired many of the older Senior Instructors and also for GBSC to recruit volunteers to help with preparations for the Summer Programme.  The opportunities to learn will be plentiful...

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Miss Grand Bahama seeking applicants for 2015 season - May 1, 2015 - 6:29:38 AM

Attention all Ladies, THE SEARCH IS ON for the next Miss Grand Bahama.

The ideal contestant for Miss Grand Bahama  is a person  who will successfully fulfill the requirements set forth and will wear the crown with dignity, respect and will be an excellent ambassador for the Bahamas. She must possess beauty/ good physical form; intelligence; effective communication skills;  a great attitude; a motivated spirit; be ready to work as part of a team; excellent speaking ability as well as listening ability, and be overflowing with confidence.
Video Editor needed for FAST growing Bahamian Production Company - Mar 1, 2013 - 5:08:10 PM

Video Editor needed for growing Bahamian Production Company

Overview: A film or video editor is responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product suitable for broadcasting. The material may consist of camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and the editor's skill can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. The editor will work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result.

Applicant must have a working understanding of Photoshop CS3 or above, Adobe Premiere CS5 or above, Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Adobe After Effects and have  creative eyes and ear.
Send us your SMILES Bahamas! Submit your photo today! - Oct 14, 2012 - 6:46:46 AM

The Bahamas Weekly's editor, Robbin Whachell is working on a feature and we need your PHOTOS of Bahamian smiles!

Children, teenagers, adults, grandparents, couples, groups, etc. Please send your photographs for consideration.

The closer up on the smile the better, and backgrounds depicting The Bahamas are preferred....
Intern Positions Available with The Bahamas Weekly - Aug 1, 2012 - 6:32:18 PM

The Bahamas Weekly is looking for a few smart, aggressive and savvy interns to earn hands-on experience in a fast-paced, growing media environment.

Interested individuals must either be majors in or have interest in journalism, mass communications, marketing or graphic and web designs; and have a fair concept of their particular field of interest, be computer proficient, own a computer, have access to the internet, be proficient at Social Media, and be responsible and dedicated with the zest to learn and grow...

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Vendors Sought For Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival - Mar 30, 2016 - 11:51:59 AM

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) is looking for craft and food vendors for this year’s Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Nassau. Vendor applications are now available at the BNFC’s head office located on the 4th floor of the BAF Financial Centre on George Street and Navy Lion Road.

Booths are available from May 5-7 in Da Cultural Village at Western Esplanade and May 6 at Clifford Park for the Music Masters finals and mega concert. The fee for booth space for craft merchants is $300 and $450 for food vendors. The deadline to apply is April 8th...
Nassau Casting Call (and Testimonials Needed) for Documentary on Youth Substance Abuse - Dec 16, 2015 - 6:00:26 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Excel Media Productions in partnership with Bahamas Association for Social Health (BASH), a Civil Society Organization, through a US Embassy (Bahamas) funded grant on the "Healthy Choices: How to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth" documentary is to soon begin filming in Nassau, Bahamas.

In addition, they are seeking pre-recorded testimonials of 3-4 high school graduates from a challenging Bahamian community that escaped addiction and drug use temptation...
Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival Announces Dates for 2016 - Dec 3, 2015 - 10:11:48 PM

Aventura, FLORIDA - Dates have been set for the 2nd annual Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival at AMC Theatre in Aventura.  The four day event will take place from February 24th through 28th, 2016.

Submissions are now being accepted.

The festival is founded by twenty-four year old self-taught Bahamian filmmaker Jarrod Knowles who was one of the first Bahamians to delve into the horror / comedy genre with his film, "What Lies Beyond...The Beginning..."
Supermodel of the Bahamas 2016 Auditions Set for November - Nov 30, 2015 - 1:59:48 PM

Supermodel of the Bahamas Model Search will be hosting Nassau castings for young aspiring male and female models from the ages 14 - 21.

All potential applicants must be of sound mind, outgoing, self-motivated and possess an intoxicating personality.

"The organization seeks career minded individuals that will soar in the fashion industry and continue to place the Bahamas on the map. I'm excited to see what this year brings," said Oilinsha Coakley, Founder, Supermodel of the Bahamas, which is now in its 8th season...
Career Opportunity: R.E.A.C.H. seeking Executive Director - Nov 18, 2015 - 8:39:57 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Research and Education for AUTISM and related Challenges (R.E.A.C.H.) is seeking an Executive Director.

The Executive Director is responsible for the effective leadership and management of the organisation, according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and guidance of the organisation’s activities; analyses and evaluates the effectiveness of the organisation’s operations; and assures that administrative functions are accomplished through a defined administrative structure...
Exciting career path in the cruise industry for Bahamians - Sep 29, 2015 - 8:04:24 PM

Are you looking for an exciting career path in the cruise industry? Are you willing to work at sea on a cruise ship for at least six months? If you answered yes to both these questions, then this opportunity is for you. 

SHIP MATE LTD is now recruiting for the following positions:

Sommeliers,  Casino Dealers, Asst. Charge Pursers/ Night Auditors, Retail Staff, Cooks,  Pastry Chef/Baker, Waiters, and Bartenders/Bar Servers...
Bimini resort takes to Facebook to advertise job openings - Aug 20, 2015 - 2:56:59 PM

Bimini, Bahamas – If you’re looking for a new career, you’re going to “like” this! Resorts World Bimini(RWB) has taken to social media to engage potential team members in real time with its recently launched Resorts World Bimini Careers Facebook page. The Facebook page effectively broadens the Resort’s reach while utilizing the popular outlet to publicize career opportunities to those seeking employment.

RWB General Manager Ray Valentino says the new page aims to attract the brightest and the best.“Bimini may be a small island, but if you have the skills to become part of a dynamic hospitality team..."
Tribeca Film Festival accepting submissions - Aug 12, 2015 - 12:07:43 PM

New York, NY  – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, will hold its 15th edition on April 13– April 24, 2016 in New York City. Today the Festival announced a call for submissions for narrative and documentary features, short films, and exhibits in interactive storytelling. Returning for the second year is Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios, the Festival’s creative hub and destination for festivalgoers, industry and press where innovation events, select Tribeca Talks® panels, Awards night, parties, and more will take place.
Internship opportunities for BAMSI students‏ - May 12, 2015 - 12:12:55 PM

Andros, Bahamas - More than a dozen Bahamian companies – private sector agencies, environmental groups and charitable organisations – have agreed to provide internship opportunities for students of The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) as year one of the Institute’s academic portfolio comes to a successful close, a senior BAMSI official said. The Institute’s executive team, it was noted, is hopeful that the hands-on experience will help students develop a greater appreciation for and understanding of their chosen field of study, while also allowing students to see the breadth of career opportunities available to them upon graduation.
FirstCare Announces 3rd Annual Autism in The Bahamas Essay Contest - Apr 15, 2015 - 11:03:16 AM

Nassau, The Bahamas - FirstCare Medical Plan continues its efforts to increase autism awareness in the country by hosting the third annual Autism in The Bahamas essay contest open to all students in grades 7 through 12. Students are challenged to write an essay under the theme “Autism in The Bahamas: A World Without Boxes – Seeing Ability through Disability.”

For the third consecutive year FirstCare Medical Plan has partnered with REACH Bahamas and the Ministry of Education to host the contest designed to increase students’ awareness and understanding of this neurobiological disorder...
Fashion for Foundation Model Casting Call in Nassau - Apr 9, 2015 - 12:25:13 AM

Attention all male & female aspiring runway models! Fashion for Foundation will host a Model Casting Call on April 18th, 2015.

Casting will take place at The Ranfurly Homes Grounds on Mackey Street North, Nassau, Bahamas.

The first session is from 10:00am - 1pm followed by a second session from 2:00pm - 5:00pm...
News : Local
Insurance Regulator & Industry Offer Second Round of Captives Scholarships - Mar 18, 2015 - 8:50:40 AM

BFSB and the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas once again are partnering to provide full scholarships for the Associates in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation offered by the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE).

ICCIE was developed in response to a need expressed by captive insurance professionals for in-depth educational offerings, information on current topics, and a professional designation. Despite a strong pattern of expansion in captive insurance companies, research showed that there was a critical lack of education and training in the industry that, if not corrected, could affect its continued growth and professionalism.
ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Call for Applicants - Mar 13, 2015 - 12:53:09 PM

The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Entrepreneurship Challenge is open for applications!

Until 7 May 2015, we will be looking for the best young social entrepreneurs with startups or ideas for startups that use technology to help other entrepreneurs thrive. These efforts can encourage entrepreneurs in any field, through incubation, skill building, mentorship, sharing resources and collaboration between small businesses. The winners, as always, will join us for ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary,October 12-15, 2015 to network
News : International : Caribbean News
Caribbean Film Mart and Film Database to Launch in September - Mar 13, 2015 - 12:10:29 PM

The Caribbean Film Mart and Caribbean Film Database will be launched this September during the 10th annual trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from the 15-29 September 2015.

The project is co-financed by the ACP Cultures+ Programme, funded by the European Union (European Development Fund) and implemented by the ACP Group of States.

According to Emilie Upczak, ttff’s Creative Director: “The Mart is poised to introduce the unique voices and aesthetic of Caribbean film and filmmakers to the international film industry, through four days of meetings, presentations, and networking events...

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