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January 2010 Archives

Presentation on Tips for Job Seeking After Graduation

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Sarah Covert from CEHD Career Services office will present on various career resources available to students and specific hints around resumes, cover letters and salary negotiations. This workshop is especially useful to MSW students graduating in spring, summer or winter of 2010. Please plan on attending next Thursday, February 4th, 12:00-1:00 pm or Saturday, February 6th, 12:00-1:00 pm in 5 Peters Hall.

A. I. Johnson Scholarship for 2010-2011

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A. I. Johnson was the Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and later a Regent of the University of Minnesota. This scholarship was created for undergraduate students who show evidence of a strong interest in public affairs with an intent to pursue a career or activities serving the public. Such careers and activities may include community volunteer activities, organizing to affect public policy, service on government advisory committees, and appointive or elective office.

To apply for this scholarship, please visit:
http://www.polisci.umn.edu/ugrad/scholarships.html

If you have questions about this scholarship, contact the Undergraduate Advising Office in the Department of Political Science in 1482 Social Sciences or call (612) 624-8517.

Santa Clara County Teaching Fair

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Santa Clara County will be hosting their Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, March 20th, 2010.

Pre-register online at www.sccoe.org

Deadline for pre-registration is March 16, 2010 5:00pm PST.

Private Nanny Positions Available

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Nanny to work in a private home and care for children on full or part time basis.

Rent A Nanny is holding open interviews on Thursday, January 28th, 2010 from 7 AM to 4 PM.
Sheraton Hotel, 22nd floor
7800 Normadale Blvd
Bloomington MN

Qualifications:
Prior childcare experience preferred, e.g. day care worker, teacher, teacher's assistant, nursery school or in home private childcare. CPR and first aid training preferred.

Requirements:
Reliable transportation
Personal and Business References
Active, Honest, Dependable
Pass a National Criminal Background check
Excellent driving record

CIA Interviews On Campus

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CIA on-campus interviews at the University of MN
Tuesday, February 23 (by appointment only).

Learn about the exciting positions available right now and apply online with the Central Intelligence Agency at https://www.cia.gov/careers

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW
apply online at www.cia.gov & send an email to janbw@ucia.gov informing her that you've applied.

School of Public Health Info Session

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A degree in public health prepares students to address health issues at the community level, through research, prevention and health promotion, and the development of health policy. Students come to public health from a variety of disciplines.

The session will include information about:
• The field of public health
• The School of Public Health
• Academic options and degrees
• Application requirements
• Next steps and resources

Sessions will be held at the following dates, times, and locations:
February 4 9:30-10:30 AM Mayo Memorial Building Room D 305
February 11 5:00-6:00 PM Mayo Memorial Building Room D 305
February 19 10:00-11:00 AM Mayo Memorial Building Room D 305
February 24 3:00-4:00 PM Moos Tower 2-565
March 29 10:30-11:30 AM Moos Tower 2-565
May 4 3:00-4:00 PM Moos Tower 2-565

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sph.umn.edu/

Educational Psychology Presentation

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Presenter: Hye-Jeong Choi, University of Georgia
Thursday, January 28, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Room 10 Ed Sci Bldg

For more information, please contact:
Professor Michael Harwell
Educational Psychology-QME Search Committee
Email: harwe001@umn.edu

This presentation will focus on understanding the structure of reading literacy using a combination of item response and diagnostic models. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend this event.

AIESEC Minneapolis Information Session

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Want to get started on developing your global future?

50,000 members
107 countries
7,000 annual exchanges
8,500 leadership opportunities

If you are interested in world issues, international business, and foreign cultures, then get started building your resume through global leadership and international internship opportunities with AIESEC!

Through AIESEC, members will gain practical, hands on business experience working in a non-profit setting and have the opportunity to apply for local, national, and international leadership roles. With AIESEC, the world is truly closer than ever before. With our network, members also have the opportunity to participate in international internships in areas of Management, Education, Development, and Technical across the globe.

BECOME A MEMBER
Attend an Information Session:
Wed, Jan 27: 12:00 CSOM 2-219
Wed, Jan 27: 5:00pm Ford 155
Thu, Jan 28: 12:00 CSOM 2-213
Thu, Jan 28: 5:00pm Ford 115
Fri, Jan 29: 12:00 CSOM 2-228

Learn more at www.umn.edu/~aiesec and www.aiesecus.org

HRD Emerging Research Course

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HRD 5410

The Academy of Human Resource Development

Emerging Research Course offered in conjunction with the 2010 Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in Knoxville, TN.
February 24-28, 2010.

The course is located at a national HRD conference

The University of Minnesota is one of ten Universities collaborating for this course. Participants will see and meet national and international HRD researchers and leaders.

Enhance your chance to develop a proposed presentation at the next year's conference.

Interact with grad students currently conducting HRD-related research and development.

Many students throughout CEHD will find the conference's topics useful.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.ahrd.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=48

Job Opportunity: Child Care Center in Minnetonka

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Become a member of the team at a new infant child care center in Minnetonka! It is scheduled to open in mid-February, and they are seeking a teacher, assistant teacher, and aide. Full and part time positions are available. Ideally, you will have experience working in an interactive infant curriculum program, ages 6 weeks to 18 months. They are looking for dedicated and creative teaching professionals. The ideal candidates will have demonstrated the ability to establish effective relationships with parents and children, maintain high teaching standards, and believe that the care they provide is invaluable. In this extremely rewarding position, you will assume ultimate responsibility for creating and maintaining a nurturing and loving environment for the families served. Your ability to maintain quality standards will be rewarded. These positions require excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to provide exceptional customer service. If you want to take your teaching career to the next level, and be rewarded with competitive pay and the excitement of being an advocate for quality care and early childhood opportunities, please apply.

Contact Galina or John:
johngeier@q.com

CEHD Employer Recruitment Event

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CEHD Employer Recruitment Event
When: Wednesday, February 3rd
Where: Cooke Hall first floor/main lobby
Event time: 2:30pm-4:00pm

The School of Kinesiology, in conjunction with CEHD Career Services, will be hosting an employment fair targeted to School of Kinesiology students. The event is open to all students and we encourage you to come! Employers will be promoting job opportunities and internships for students pursuing a bachelors, masters or higher degree. For more details about the specific positions, please contact Angie Soderberg at soderbea@umn.edu

List of Employers:
The Marsh
Lifetime Fitness
Timberwolves
Minnesota Blizzards
YMCA
Altech International
St. Paul Saints
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Plymouth Parks and Recreation
City of St. Paul, City Wide Team
City of Richfield Recreation Services

Link to map: http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/CookeH/

Equity and Diversity Spring 2010 Workshop Series

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Workshops are offered throughout the semester and focus on a wide range of equity and diversity issues in higher education. All workshops are free of charge and open to the entire University community. Workshops can also be customized for individual units' needs and concerns.

The first three workshops are as follows:

Resolving Conflict Across Cultures
Jan. 27, 2010: 1:30-4:00pm, 210 Donhowe

Religious Accommodation at the U of MN
Feb. 9, 2010: 9:00am-11:30pm, 655 East McNamara

Hidden Disabilities and Accommodations in the Workplace: A Guide for Supervisors
Feb. 16, 2010: 1:00-4:00pm, 655 East McNamara

For complete course descriptions and online registration, visit:
http://www.academic.umn.edu/equity/education.html

GLBTA Mental Health Conference

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Beyond the Boxes: Emerging Trends in LGBTA Mental Health
Thursday, March 25: Opening Reception 6:30 pm, Mississippi Room, Coffman Union
Friday, March 26: Day-long Conference, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union

Beyond the Boxes will offer over 50 workshops in three different tracks: research, clinical, and community. One of the only conferences of its kind in the country, it is expected to sell out its 300-person capacity. A reduced cost is being offered for students and seniors. Registration and more information is available on the Programs Office website:
http://www.glbta.umn.edu/beyondtheboxes

Environmental Internship and Career Fair

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Environmental Internship & Career Fair
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
1:00pm-5:00pm
North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center

This annual career fair brings a diverse array of environmentally-themed organizations together with students in related academic programs. Pre-registration is required on the Goldpass website.

For more information, visit:
http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/envjobfair

Green Jobs Panel and Discussion

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The Green Job Revolution
Thursday, January 28, 2010
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

Keynote speaker Senator Ellen Anderson will be followed by a professional panel from a wide variety of fields such as energy & science, business, design & product certification, policy, and grassroots groups. Q&A and networking breakouts conclude this free event. Open to the public.

For more information, visit:
http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/gjr

Careers in Law Forum

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Careers in Law Forum
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Willey Hall Atrium, West Bank Campus

Stop by to learn about law schools, law-related career options, as well
as volunteer and internship opportunities. You can talk with
representatives from law schools, paralegal organizations, governmental
agencies, non-profit organizations, and test prep services.

Stop by anytime during the event. You do not need to register in advance
to attend. This event is sponsored by the Career and Community Learning
Center and University Student Legal Service.

Additional information can be found here:
http://www.cclc.umn.edu/Events/Careers_in_Law_Forum.html

Global Talent Development Program in Brazil

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The University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois (UIUC) have partnered together on a program for undergraduate and graduate students to study abroad in Brazil at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Sao Paulo or the University of Brasilia (UnB) in Brasilia. The program is called Global Talent Development for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and is supported by the U.S. Department of Education's FIPSE (Fund for Improving Postsecondary Education) fund granted to the University of Minnesota and to the UIUC for 2009 through 2012.

All application packets are due February 1, 2010, to Chris Johnstone in 104 Burton Hall. A full description of the program can be found at:
http://www.cehd.umn.edu/whre/Brazil/default.html

Minnesota Education Job Fair 2010

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The 2010 Minnesota Education Job Fair is scheduled for Monday, April 19, 2010 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency Hotel. Students must be educated at a Minnesota college or university and licensed to teach or be qualified for an educational service such as counselor, speech therapist, social worker, etc. by January 2011. For more information, visit:
http://www.mcucsa.org/mnedfair/

Students must pre-register by Thursday, April 15, 2010 by 4:30pm.
http://www.cehd.umn.edu/career

The CEHD Alumni Society is sponsoring a Hospitality Suite from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Lake Superior Room at the event. Please stop by throughout the day to take a break, enjoy light refreshments and mingle with fellow CEHD students and alumni. We look forward to seeing you there!

NSE Application Deadline

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National Student Exchange (NSE) is a network of nearly 200 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities. Students can go on exchange for a semester or a year to schools all over the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada! NSE is AFFORDABLE! Most students pay U of M tuition while on exchange and most financial aid applies.

The NSE application deadline is fast approaching! If you wish to go on an exchange during the 2010-2011 school year, you should apply by the February 10th deadline. To turn in an application, please call 612-626-2044 to set up an appointment.

If you'd like more information, visit:
www.offcampusstudy.umn.edu/nse

You are welcome to attend an information session to learn more about graduate programs in Public Policy and Urban and Regional Planning on the following dates:

Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 5:30-7:00 PM
Monday, February 15, 2010 from 5:30-7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 from 5:30-7:00 PM
Thursday, April 22, 2010 from 12:00-1:00 PM

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree prepares students to be leaders who design, manage, and advocate for better policy solutions. It is a professional discipline that seeks to solve public problems through policy analysis and design, program and project management, and community and public advocacy. The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) degree is designed to produce professionals able to think across fields of expertise to see and act upon the links among environmental systems, land use and transportation systems, infrastructure development, and housing and community development.

The information session will take place in Room 215 Humphrey Center (Wilkins Room). Beverages and pizza will be served. Space is limited, so please visit the information sessions page to RSVP:
http://www.hhh.umn.edu/learn/infosessions.html

Exploring Interests and Majors Event

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Exploring Interests and Majors
Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 10 am-2 pm
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

Come to this event to take a survey about your interests and talk to information staff about what majors might be right for you. You can also receive more information about community engagement, learning and academic skills assistance, wellness, study abroad, and other involvement opportunities.

All students are welcome, and you do not need to register in advance to attend. Don't miss this chance to find your own path and interests at the U of M!

Please visit this website for more information:
http://www.cclc.umn.edu/EIM/

Community Involvement Fair

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Community Involvement Fair
Wednesday, February 3rd
10:00 am-2:30 pm
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

You can make a difference in the Twin Cities community! This event provides
students a chance to learn about local volunteer and internship
opportunities. Talk to representatives from more than 90 organizations to
find a position that matches your major and/or interests. Please visit
http://www.cclc.umn.edu/CIF for more information.

This fair is coordinated by the Community Service-Learning Center (formerly
part of the Career and Community Learning Center) and sponsored by the
Minnesota Student Association.

Diversity Job Fair at St. Cloud State University

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SCSU Diversity Job Fair
January 29, 2010
1:00-4:00pm
Atwood Center (student union) Voyageurs

Information on participating employers can be found at:
http://www.stcloudstate.edu/careerservices/documents/2010DiversityJobFairEmployerList.pdf

Directions - see a campus map at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/campusmap/

Parking - click on the "Parking link" (on blue menu bar) on the campus map to identify the 4th avenue parking ramp and/or pay lots.

University of Minnesota students welcome!

PeaceCorps Panel & Presentation

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CEHD Employer Information Session & Panel Discussion
When: Tuesday, April 6th 2010
Where: 325 Education Sciences
Event time: 3:00pm-4:30pm

CEHD Career Services in conjunction with the PeaceCorps will be hosting a panel discussion and information session about applying to positions with the PeaceCorps. Learn from the first-hand experiences of past PeaceCorps Volunteers followed by a presentation discussing the requirements for positions, the application process, and creating a competitive application.

If you have questions about the event, please contact Angie Soderberg, CEHD Employer Relations Coordinator at hirecehd@umn.edu

BLOEDOW SCHOLARSHIP

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The Minnesota Gerontological Society will award two $1,000 Gerald Bloedow Scholarships for the 2009-2010 academic year to undergraduate or graduate students. Gerald Bloedow was Director of the Minnesota Board on Aging from 1966 until 1994. Prior to this he directed many community organization projects for the Governor's Citizen Council on Aging. Gerald was a founding member of MGS in 1976.
The MGS Office must receive all applications by February 20th, with scholarship decisions to be made no later than March 20th. Scholarship recipients should plan on attending the MGS Spring Conference at the Earle Brown Center in Brooklyn Center on April 24, 2010. For more information and to download an application, visit: http://www.mngero.org/awards/scholarship.html

2010 Harris Forum

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2010 Harris Forum:
Child-Parent Psychotherapy in a Cultural Context: Repairing the Effects of Trauma on Early Attachment

Dr. Alicia Lieberman, University of California-San Francisco

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Theater, Coffman Memorial Union, U of M East Bank, Minneapolis
With ITV sites throughout Minnesota

1:00-1:30pm Registration
1:30-3:30pm Lecture and Q&A
Alicia F. Lieberman, PhD, is the Director of the Child Trauma Research Project at San Francisco General Hospital as well as the Irving B. Harris Chair in Infant Mental Health and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. She is a clinical consultant with the San Francisco Human Services Agency and is active in major national organizations involved with mental health in infancy and early childhood. She is president of the board of directors of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families and on the Professional Advisory Board of the Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute.
Born and raised in Paraguay, she received her BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and PhD from The John Hopkins University. This background informs her work on behalf of children and families from diverse ethnic and cultural origins, with primary emphasis on the experiences of Latinos in the United States.
Dr. Lieberman is currently the director of the Early Trauma Treatment Network (ETTN), a collaborative of four university sites that include the UCSF/SFGH Child Trauma Research Project, Boston Medical Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, and Tulane University.
Free Event--Pre-Registration is Requested by Wednesday, 5/5/10
For more information about the Harris Forum and to register for the in-person or ITV locations, visit http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ceed/profdev/Conferences/HarrisForum/default.html
Questions? Contact Sara Zettervall at 612-625-2252 or sarazet@umn.edu.

DNC Sport Service Seeking Employees

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DNC Sport service is presently seeking energetic and talented individuals who share our vision of bringing memorable experiences to our guests. If you are looking for an opportunity in the hospitality, food service, or retail industries, then you've come to the right place. Ideal candidates will have a history of outstanding leadership, excellent communication skills, and consistently providing exceptional guest service. We offer career advancement possibilities, competitive wages, benefits, and a fun, world class working environment. The Job Fairs will be held at Target Field, Home of the Minnesota Twins located at 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

For more information please go to:

www.sportservicetargetfield.com

CFANS Diversity Workshops: Spring Semester

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The CFANS Diversity Programs Office will host a new set of workshops on the St. Paul campus for Spring 2010. We invite interested faculty, staff, and students to attend. Registration is free, but we ask that you go to the site below and register for the workshops you plan to attend.

Topics for this series:
• Creating a Culturally Inclusive Classroom - From Pedagogy to Practice. (This workshop has an instructor focus, but all are welcome) Co-hosted by the CFANS Curriculum Revision Task Force -- January 25, 2010
• Around the World in 90 Minutes - February 24, 2010
• Communicating Across Cultures - March 24, 2010
• GLBTA Ally II Training - March 30 and April 1, 2010 (Note: this is a two-part workshop)
• Disability Services: Advancing Access for Everyone - April 21, 2010
All workshops are free and open to faculty, staff, and students across the University of Minnesota.

Further details and registration links can be found on the CFANS Office for Diversity and Inclusion website at: http://www.cfans.umn.edu/diversity/Initiatives/development.htm

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Volunteer Opportunity: BE A 2010 WELCOME WEEK LEADER!

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This volunteer position will help current U of M students gain valuable leadership experience and will focus on providing a quality transitional experience for first-year students. Leaders will receive training throughout the spring on group facilitation, campus resources, and University expectations. As a Welcome Week Leader, students will have the chance to work with a partner during Welcome Week in facilitating group meetings and activities with a group of 25 first-year students.
Being a Welcome Week Leader is a great opportunity to strengthen leadership skills and meet new people at the University.

The WWL application is available online at: https://www.ofyp.umn.edu/employment/wwl/. Applications are due Wednesday, February 24, 2010.

The Volusia County School District is expecting well over 500 teacher vacancies for the 2010-2011 school year in various certification areas! *

In Volusia County Schools, we pledge to create a positive teaching and learning environment for more than 62,416 students. We are proud that our school district has continued to achieve an "A" rating, qualifying us as a "High Performing School District." We believe strongly that each student will learn and that each of our schools and offices will be welcoming and inviting to all of our constituents. To learn more about our district, please visit www.myvolusiaschools.org.

If you are interested in employment with the Volusia County School District, please send a cover letter and resume to teacher-recruitment@volusia.k12.fl.us. To further enhance your employment opportunities with our district, please go to the on-line district interview website https://gx.gallup.com/teacherinsight.gx and complete the questionnaire. The district code for this questionnaire is 20478221. Top candidates will be selected for a district interview with one of our administrators.

If you have any questions, contact Liz Thayer at (386) 734-7190, ext. 20115 or teacher-recruitment@volusia.k12.fl.us.


Education and the Technological Singularity

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January 27, 2010
11:30am - 1:30pm
250 Wulling Hall (U of M East Bank)
At the next Horizon Forum, you are invited to join the discussion, moderated by Arthur Harkins and John Moravec, with special guests, as we probe into the deep future of education.

CEHD International Connections

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The Gulu University Faculty of Education and Humanities in Perspective:
Its Genesis, Challenges and Strategic Direction

Presenter: Dean Ambrose Okot,Gulu University

When: Friday, January 22, 2010
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Where: Wulling Hall 250

Pizza Will Be Served!

RSVP to Cheryl Morgan morga003@umn.edu

Nominations: Robert H. Beck Faculty Teaching Award

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The CEHD Alumni Society is also seeking nominations for the Robert H. Beck Faculty Teaching Award. The nomination form and criteria are available online at http://www.cehd.umn.edu/alumni/awards/awards.html#Faculty. Please consider nominating a distinguished CEHD faculty member. The nomination deadline is also January 29, 2010.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Peña by phone or email.

Heather Peña
Director of Alumni Relations
College of Education and Human Development
105 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: (612) 626-8782
Fax: (612) 624-7332
Email: hpena@umn.edu

Alumni Society Scholarships

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The College of Education and Human Development Alumni Society is currently accepting applications for this year's Alumni Society scholarships. For more information visit the Alumni Society student scholarships at http://www.cehd.umn.edu/alumni/awards/scholarships.html For consideration, please submit your application packet with all required materials to Heather Peña at the address listed below before the application deadline. The application deadline is January 29, 2010. Previous recipients of these awards are not eligible.

Heather Peña
Director of Alumni Relations
College of Education and Human Development
105 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: (612) 626-8782
Fax: (612) 624-7332
Email: hpena@umn.edu

DRESS FOR SUCCESS WORKSHOP

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Look your best at upcoming career fairs and interviews!
Eric Boone, a local wardrobe consultant with over 18 years of experience will be delivering an engaging presentation on the skill and art of dressing professionally on a budget.
Register online: www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/dfs.html Thursday, February 11, 2010 ● 12:15pm - 1:15pm President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union
For more information, contact: Bill Marshall, St. Paul Campus Career Center, marsh323@umn.edu, 612-625-5271

The School of Kinesiology, in conjunction with CEHD Career Services, will be hosting an employment fair targeted to School of Kinesiology students. The event is open to all students and we encourage you to come! Employers will be promoting job opportunities and internships for students pursuing a bachelors, masters or higher degree. For more details about the specific positions, please contact Angie Soderberg at soderbea@umn.edu :

List of Employers:
The Marsh
Lifetime Fitness
Timberwolves
Minnesota Blizzards
YMCA
Altech International
St. Paul Saints
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Plymouth Parks and Recreation

Where: Cooke Hall first floor/ main lobby
When: Wednesday, February 3rd
Event time: 2:30pm-4:00pm

http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/CookeH/ . link to map

Please remember to register for the University Job & Internship Fair at http://www.cclc.umn.edu/umjobfair/index.html

The fair will be held at:
Minneapolis Convention Center
Monday, February 22nd
10:00am-4:00pm

Details to prepare yourself for the event can be found at www.umjobfair.org

Partnerships for Diversity and Social Justice

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University-Community Partnerships for Social Justice
January 22, 2010
1:00 - 4:00 PM
St. Paul Student Center Theatre - University of Minnesota
Saint Paul Campus - 2017 Buford Ave - St. Paul, MN 55108


This forum, led by two accomplished Latin@ scholars working at the University of Miami and Georgia State University, will focus on their efforts to use the talents and resources of their institutions to promote the human rights and well-being of underserved ethnic minorities in their communities. They will discuss the social justice foundations of their work and present examples of partnerships with immigrant Latin@ communities affected by issues of domestic violence, structural poverty and immigration.

FEATURING:
Immigrant Children Affirmative Network (ICAN) - Promoting the Well-Being of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors
- Etiony Aldarondo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, University of Miami

Caminar Latino, Inc. - A University-Community Partnership for Social Justice
- Julia L. Perilla, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, Department of Psychology at Georgia State University

Plus...a panel discussion with other noted members the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Latin@ social service community

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information and to register, go to www.idvaac.org.

Bridge to Academic Excellence is hiring Peer Mentors

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Bridge to Academic Excellence is hiring for summer positions . They will be hiring 10-12 student workers. Applications are due on February 26, 2010. For complete program information, check out the website at http://www.bridgetoexcellence.umn.edu/index.html

For application procedures, Please e-mail Steve Cisneros at cisne004@umn.edu

Austin Public Schools is Hiring

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The Austin Public Schools is seeking to hire a full time English Language Learner Teacher to begin immediately for the 2009/2010 school year.
Responsible for delivering curriculum and instruction to students with limited English proficiency and will serve 3 different school buildings within the Austin Public School District.
Must have or be able to obtain a Minnesota Teaching License in English as a Second Language from the Department of Education
http://education.state.mn.us

The Green Job Revolution

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The Green Job Revolution
-- Thursday, January 28, 2010
-- 4:30pm - 6:30pm
-- Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union
http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/gjr
Keynote speaker Senator Ellen Anderson followed by professional panel from a wide variety of fields such as energy & science, business, design & product certification, policy and grassroots groups. Q&A and networking breakouts conclude this free event. Open to the public.

Career Services Internship Opportunity

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CEHD Career Services at the University of Minnesota is seeking a graduate student internship position available for the 2010-2011 academic year. The commitment is approximately 20 hours per week, but flexible.
Position description
• Assist undergraduate and graduate students in identifying majors, career interests and goals using personal exploration and assessment tools through one-on-one appointments.
• Work with staff to develop career services that will support a diverse student population.
• Assist students with job search preparation including how to search for employers, write a resume and cover letter, and develop strong interview skills.
• Conduct classroom presentations on career/student development related topics.
• Participate in CEHD and U of M events/programming such as career fairs, career panels, and recruiting events.
Qualifications: Applicants must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD level program in college student personnel, counseling psychology, higher education or related field. Experience working with college students, job search skills, career development, teaching or advising is preferred, but not required.
Application: Please provide the following application materials: (1) resume and cover letter, and (2) three references (please indicate length and nature of relationship). Submit application materials via e-mail to Jeannie Stumne, Lead Career Coordinator, at stumn001@umn.edu
We are currently not able to provide LP supervision.

Environmental Internship & Career Fair

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Environmental Internship & Career Fair
-- Wednesday, February 3, 2010
-- 1:00pm-5:00pm
-- North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center
http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/envjobfair
This annual career fair brings a diverse array of environmentally-themed organizations together with students in related academic programs. Check out the event web site to learn more! http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/envjobfair

Veteran's internship Grant Program

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The spring application deadline for the Student Veterans and Service Members Internship Grant Program is approaching. Spring semester deadline: February 10, 2010 May/summer term deadline: June 9, 2010
This fall semester the Student Veterans and Service Members Internship Grant Program saw a diverse group of 9 interns that were supported at $1800 each. Grant recipients included undergraduate and graduate students interning in a variety of fields including biological research, social work, youth development, athletic training, public policy, physical therapy, and law.
Full details about this program can be found at http://onestop.umn.edu/veterans/gift_aid.html

DRESS FOR SUCCESS WORKSHOP

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DRESS FOR SUCCESS WORKSHOP
Look your best for upcoming interviews and career fairs!
--Thursday, Feb. 11th, 12:15pm-1:15pm
--President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union
Eric Boone, a local wardrobe consultant with over 18 years of experience will be delivering an engaging presentation on the skill and art of dressing professionally on a budget.
Register online at http://stpaulcareers.umn.edu/dfs.html

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