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Peace Corps recruiting

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Peace Corps is gearing up for significant volunteer growth, and they need interested applicants now who are ready to begin their Peace Corps adventure next year. Help us reach our goal of 10,000 American Peace Corps Volunteers serving around the globe during Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary year 2011. Please visit the website at for more information.
local information sessions are going to be held over the summer.

Tuesday, June 22nd at 6:30 p.m. - Rondo Community Outreach Library

Tuesday, July 20th at 6:30 p.m. - North Regional Library

Thursday, July 22nd at 12:30 p.m. - Walker Library

Wednesday, August 25th at 6:30 p.m. - Rondo Community Outreach Library

Grand Health & Resource Fair August 7th

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Asian Indian Family Wellness /SEWA-AIFW, in collaboration with Hindu Mandir as well as other agencies, will hold a 'Grand Health plus Resource Fair'
on August 7, 2010 from 9am to 3pm at the Maple Grove Hindu Mandir community center's Nath Auditorium, hallway and surrounding rooms.

St. Paul Public School Summer Session is seeking multiple high school math and science teachers for its summer session, June 25-July 20 (no work on July 5), 2010. Candidates must hold a current MN teaching license in either secondary math or science (one or more science areas) and be able to pass a background check. The pay is from $28-30 per hour, 7 hours a day for 17 days, paid on a two week holdback. If interested, please apply online at . Then email Leslie Snow at with your interest. Direct all questions to Leslie Snow at 651-696-5682 or 612-388-2526. Accepting applications immediately until 6/30/10.

Minneapolis Public Schools is looking for a high school licensed chemistry teacher. They would also be open to other life science licensed areas, but prefer chemistry. The start date is Tuesday July 6th and the end date is Thursday July 29th. With the exception of the first week the program runs Mon-Thursday of each week. The hours are from 8 to 2 at Washburn High School. The rate of pay is $25 per hours.
This is a web based program meaning all the assignments are completed through an online course. The teacher would be responsible for logging students in, answering questions, and turning in final grades. One final note there will be some training that will accompany this position. The teacher must be available for a 3 hour session the week of June 28th. To apply please send your cover letter and resume to Frank Goodrich at

Remember to check out GoldPASS to access the latest internships, volunteer & job opportunities!

Attention: hiring teachers!

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Bob Hope Charter school in Port Arthur, TX is currently hiring for Fall 2010 teachers. Please read more about the positions and application process on GoldPASS at job number 52182

Beta of Clovia, a cooperative living house and sorority on the Saint Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota, is seeking a live-in Chapter House Advocate for the 2010-2011 academic year. The Chapter House Advocate serves in a guiding and supporting role for the members of Beta of Clovia. The position is not a professional house counselor, house director or house mother.

• Possess an understanding of college-aged students
• Be emotionally mature and able to assume responsibility and authority
• Demonstrate good communication, facilitation, and team skills
• Be able to live full time in the Sorority house during the full term of the contract
• Be, or become, familiar with the University of Minnesota programs and activities
• Have experience in a group or cooperative living situation such as a dormitory, resident advisor, camp counselor, sorority, etc.
• Desire to be involved with the activities of the Sorority


Room and board is provided during the term of the contract. Includes private, furnished, air-conditioned room with Internet access, off-street parking, laundry, all utilities (except phone) and three meals per day when school is in session. An optional private phone line is available at your expense.

To apply
For further information or to request an application, contact:
Gretta Hanson
Beta of Clovia Alumnae Association

Research Assistant needed!

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Center for Early Education and Development
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota

The Minnesota Early Learning Foundation Research Consortium is looking for 1-3 research assistants to collect data for a research study about childrens school readiness. Researchers will conduct child assessments with preschool and Kindergarten-aged children. These positions are temporary and part-time (20 hours a week or fewer).

How to Apply: These positions will remain open until June 22, 2010. Please email your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Cleveland: by June 22, 2010.
Note to University of Minnesota Students: This position will not offer tuition benefits or health insurance. This position is a Research Assistant position, not a Graduate Research Assistantship.

Center for Early Education and Development (CEED), 1954 Buford Avenue, Suite 425, St. Paul, MN, 55108. Phone: 612-625-3058. Fax: 612-625-2093. Website:

Hennepin County Environmental Services is seeking an intern to assist with environmental education and outreach projects. This position
would assist with research, planning, and implementation of communications plans, and direct outreach through events and presentations.

Develop messages and conduct outreach to multicultural audiences and other community groups.
Planning and staffing of booths at community events or environmental fairs.
Develop and implement communications plans, for projects like Cool County Initiative, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events, recycling and
water quality issues.
Other communication duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.

Must have completed significant college level course work in communications, psychology, sociology, public administration or environmental studies.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Experience using Microsoft Excel and Publisher is desired.
Valid Driver's License.
Access to a vehicle to transport self and promotional supplies to and from events within the metro area.
Ability to lift 25 pounds.
Desirable if fluent in Spanish, Somali, Hmong or other foreign language.

Pay: $12.86 per hour

Work Hours & Duration:
Approximately 20 hours per week for up to 12 months. This position requires some evenings and weekend hours.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience, by e-mail to: no later than June 21 at 8 a.m.

Country Financial Information Session- June 29th

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COUNTRY Financial Career Information Session -- happening on June 29th. For more details about the event, please check out the posting in GoldPASS at We have posted a Career Event (#809) in GoldPASS

Macalester College - Strength and Conditioning Internship - Macalester College, a NCAA Division III member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern. This is a volunteer position for the 2010 - 2011 school year, reporting to the Director of Athletics. The intern will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in developing, implementing, and conducting strength and conditioning programs for Macalester's 21 intercollegiate sports. Additional responsibilities will include supervision of Deno Fitness Center, maintaining equipment through daily maintenance procedures, and additional job duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science, sports medicine, physical education, or related field, certification in CPR/first aid, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. A time commitment of 20 hours per week is preferred, but not required. The intern will acquire valuable knowledge and experience in developing and implementing sport specific workouts for 21 intercollegiate sports a division III Liberal Arts College. The intern will also gain knowledge in the areas of nutrition, injury prevention, athletic evaluation, and fitness for general population. College credit can be given if arranged for and approved by the intern's educational institution.

Review of applications will begin 6 - 8-2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to: Kim Chandler, Director of Athletics, Leonard Center, Macalester College, 1600 Grand, St. Paul, MN, 55105, or email this information to In addition the applicant must complete an on-line application form at Macalester College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity, and urges all interested individuals to apply.

CEHD on LinkedIn

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Join the new CEHD alumni & student networking group on LinkedIn!

CEHD Career Services in collaboration with CEHD alumni relations created the CEHD alumni & student networking group on LinkedIn, the online social networking site for professionals, as another way for students and alumni to network, provide referrals, and share industry and career information.

To learn more about LinkedIn and to join the group, visit

Bloomingdale's Career Fair- June 8th

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Bloomingdale's Career Fair at the Mall of America will be occurring on June 8th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Full and part time positions are available.
For the complete details, please log onto GoldPASS at and search by career fair for the complete details. The ID number is # 808

Hiring a Student Blogger

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The College of Education and Human Development multimedia team is now hiring a Student Blogger. Please check out the opening and application instructions at:

Don't let your students and interns miss out on the opportunity to network with representatives from more than 75 federal agencies at the Eighth Annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair, hosted by the Partnership for Public Service. This year's event will take place on July 14 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE and open to the public!

Agencies will be recruiting for a variety of internships and entry-level jobs including:
• Special Agents
• Engineers
• Program Analysts
• Financial Specialists
• Environmental Scientists
• IT Specialists
• Economists
• Contract Specialists
• And more!
The Public Service Career and Internship Fair is a one of a kind event. No other fair connects so many federal agencies with students and recent graduates eager to pursue government work. At the fair, your students and interns will have the chance to meet and interact with government employees, and learn more about their agencies, missions and available positions.

What You Need to Know
2010 Public Service Career and Internship Fair
July 14, 2010
3:00-7:00 p.m.
National Building Museum
Washington, D.C.
Please register at


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ATTENTION TEACHERS: GoldPASS has a ton of teaching positions that have recently posted. Please check them out while searching Job Category "Education" on GoldPASS at

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