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This is a networking event for Human Resource Development and Organization Development enrolled students at any level (undergraduate, Master's, Doctorate) in any HRD/OD academic program throughout greater Minnesota (University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas, St. Catherine University, Bethel University, Hamline University, St. Mary's University, etc.) to meet each other. This event is a great opportunity for students to meet professionals in this field and to learn from their applied HRD/OD experience.

For more details and registration information, please

IBM Corporate Finance - Virtual Info Session

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Date: Apr 26, 2011
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Hosted By: IBM Corporate Finance (IBM)
Presented By: Tina Mackay - Manager, CHQ Finance, University Recruiting & Talent Development, Kyle Springman - Manager, Rochester Financial Planning COE

Over the past decade, IBM has built a record of leadership by pursuing the most transformational opportunities, inventing the breakthrough technologies to capture them, and building an organization able to deliver superior results over the long term.

Through 100 years of a commitment to innovation and progress, IBM has changed global business and society, in the process generating strong financial results and superior returns to our owners.

In IBM, Finance plays a unique and integral role. Finance operates as a values-driven team, and we are trusted business advisors to the business operations - we drive key business decisions, support operations and influence business results.

The time is right to learn more about the employment experience at IBM, including IBM's commitment to Diversity. Join the IBM Corporate Finance team to learn more.

Are you ready to start changing the way the world works? Join us in learning more about IBM!

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Register here:

Project Pride in Living seeks a Licensed Teacher

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Founded in 1972, Project for Pride in Living (PPL) is a nonprofit agency working with lower-income individuals and families throughout the Twin Cities metro area to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, education, and support services. Find out more about our organization.

POSITION PURPOSE: To facilitate a positive learning experience for high school students in mathematics, language arts, science or social studies (as applicable) and build and support the agency's mission of encouraging self-sufficiency through education and employment. (School is a member of the Metropolitan Federation of Alternative Schools, accredited by the North Central Association and is a Minneapolis Contract Alternative Program.)

New GoldPASS user guide presentation!

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Access our new GoldPASS presentation user guide to learn more about how GoldPASS can help you in your career preparation, job search, and connection with employers!

Graduate and Professional School Day

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Graduate and Professional School Day
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Great Hall, Coffman Union

More than 100 graduate and professional programs from throughout the country will be represented at the University of Minnesota's Graduate and Professional School Day. Learn about programs in law, business, health sciences, education, liberal arts, and more. The event will also feature helpful workshops on "How to Apply" and "Funding Graduate and Professional School." This annual event is coordinated by CLA Career Services.
For more information, go to

Become an Early Childhood Science Intern
At the Science Museum of Minnesota

Talent Resources Division - Volunteer Department.
10-15 hours per week.

Responsibilities: Develop and manage the Museum's Preschool Playdates program, targeting preschool visitors and their parents or caregivers in early childhood science experiences. Capture and format existing early childhood science activities through an engaging and uniform medium. Create a training program for volunteers who provide the Playdates program.

To learn more about the Preschool Playdates program go to:

Requirements: College undergraduate or graduate status required, prefer experience in Early Childhood Education, Developmental Psychology or Nonprofit Management. Enthusiasm working with young children and their families. Love of ongoing learning and a curiosity about the world around them. Strong communication skills and ability to interact positively with a wide variety of people of all ages preferred. Well-organized, detail oriented, creative and resourceful, with strong problem solving skills. Familiarity with MS Office.

Pay: Unpaid.
Application Deadline Date: May 1, 2011.

To Apply: Go to
Apply online, and email, fax, or mail a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W. Kellogg Blvd.

St Paul, MN 55102

Fax: (651) 221-4777


Futura Adventures Positions Available

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Paid Internships Available to students in the Departments of Education and Spanish

Futura Language Professionals is currently seeking various candidates to fill our paid internship positions. These positions are specifically to act as Part-Time Spanish Instructors in our before and after school Spanish enrichment programs for this coming fall. Students who participate in this program will gain valuable experience in their fields, as well as an opportunity to booster their resumes for graduation. We encourage you to promote this opportunity to your students.

Who is Futura Language Professionals? We are a community-based SpanishSchool, which provides parent funded before and after school Spanish instruction to preschool and elementary aged students. We have our own written, ten-part curriculum, as well as a unique method, the Building Block Method of Learning®. This method utilizes songs, games, and cultural activities to create a fun and dynamic learning environment.

The Basics of the program:
-Classes meet for 45 minutes to one hour per week immediately before or after school
-Classes offered for 8-10 weeks in the fall and spring
-Dynamic, ten-part curriculum
-Classes held onsite at local elementary and preschools

We Offer
-A competitive wage ($28-$35/hr)
-Paid training ($10.50/hour)
-Curriculum and materials including set lesson plans
-A flexible schedule* (*Teachers are required to instruct a minimum of two times per week.)
-Mentoring and an opportunity to network with local schools
-Formal observations at least once per semester
-Written evaluation (to be provided to your department if requested)

-No certification is required
-Near fluency in Spanish is essential
-Experience working with children
-Reliable transportation
-Must have junior standing or above at the university level

Responsible and dynamic students encouraged to apply!
Students can apply by sending a resume and cover letter to the address below. We will be hiring now through May 2011:
Elizabeth Martinez
elizabethm@futuraadventures.comOr call at 952-261-4105

NAACP Professional and Executive Diversity Job Fair

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NAACP Professional and Executive Diversity Job Fair
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in
sales, engineering, government, security, education, military,
medical, banking, financial services, and more. For the latest event

Must have a 4-year degree or above to attend.This event is free and
open to everyone with a 4-year degree or above; regardless of
ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, etc. We encourage you to take
advantage of this opportunity to market your abilities and meet
face-to-face with recruiters from local and national companies.

Tuesday, April 26 6-8pm

Central Intelligence Agency
Clandestine Service

6:00PM - 8:00PM
TUESDAY, April 26, 2011
The CIA's Clandestine Service is the cutting-edge of American Intelligence. It is an elite corps, providing vital information needed by US policymakers, the military and law enforcement services to protect the national security interests of the American people. For the extraordinary person who wants more than just a job, the Clandestine Service offers a unique career -- a way of life that challenges the deepest resources of an individual's intelligence, self reliance and responsibility.
Agency representatives will cover a broad range of topics to include the Agency's mission, potential career opportunities, the online process, and an overview of the security and medical screening process; and there will be a question-and-answer period. Students are welcome to bring a resume.

To view all occupations in the Clandestine Service field go to:

Make a world of difference.

NAACP Professional and Executive Diversity Job Fair

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in sales, engineering, government, security, education, military, medical, banking, financial services, and more. For the latest event information,

Must have a 4-year degree or above to attend.This event is free and open to everyone with a 4-year degree or above; regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, etc. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to market your abilities and meet face-to-face with recruiters from local and national companies.

Creative Careers Professional Panel

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
4:00pm - 5:30pm
518 Science Teaching & Student Services
No registration required!
Are you interested in working in a creative field? The number of creative career paths you can pursue is practically endless. Attend this panel to listen to and ask questions of professionals who work in creative fields. This diverse group of panelists work in fields such as advertising, marketing, public relations, writing/editing, communications, community development and event planning. These individuals also have connections with others in creative fields. Questions? Contact Sharon Heron, Career & Internship Services ( or 612-624-2710) or Beth Lory, CLA Career Services ( or 612-624-7387). For more information search the 'Career Events' section of GoldPASS.

Friday, April 22nd, 2011
3:00 - 5:00 PM
1-103 Hanson Hall
University of Minnesota

Planning on using French in your career, but not sure how to do it?
This event is designed for current students, as well as all young
professionals, who have an interest in pursuing a profession that uses
their knowledge of French. Through a variety of presentations, we will
demonstrate examples of the more obscure career opportunities that
exist. By helping to unveil a broader spectrum of options, the hope is
that young professionals will use this information to distinguish
where their interests lie and to focus their efforts on pursuing that

Free! Register online, and find further details, at:

Wonderful Leadership/Mentoring Opportunity for TWO Female Students of Color

The Art of Honoring Leadership Development Mentoring Program is designed for first generation female, junior and senior or graduate students of color.

It is an 8-month program, meeting once a month from 9am-12:30pm, and the kick-off is October 6, 2011. The mentors are leaders within top corporations (3M Company, Wells Fargo, Boston Scientific, HealthPartners, Target) and the mentees are chosen from year Universities (U of M, Carlson School of Management, St. Catherine University, Bethel University, Hamline University, Metropolitan State University and Augsburg College) based on a specific criteria (see for more information). Many students participating in the program have gotten jobs and internships as well as mentors have gotten promotions.

We have received amazing results in the last two years. Students will grow their professional networks and build relationships with managers and recruiters at Fortune 500 companies.

The mentoring organizations contribute funding for each mentor and the colleges also contribute a small amount for each mentee, which covers materials, room rentals, refreshments and facilitators' fees.

If you are interested, please send a letter expressing your interest and background by Friday, April 22 to the Women's Center at the University of Minnesota at

Carlson School Forte Career Lab

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Carlson School Forte Career Lab
Friday, April 29, 8:30 to Noon
Participation is absolutely free but registration required

Come explore how business knowledge can enhance your academic
background, professional ambitions, and social or service interests,
and help you segue into an exciting and opportunity-rich career.
Through Career Lab's industry panels, networking sessions, and
interactive workshops, accomplished women reveal the new world of
business and help you envision your role in it. Regardless of major,
all undergraduate women with an interest in business will benefit from
their insights. and the Hawaii Department of Education are pleased to announce immediate employment opportunities for special education, math and science teachers!

Would you like to live and work on an island with year-round sunshine and warm tropical breezes? Do you have a yearning to explore a new and exciting way of life? Do you hold or are you eligible for a Hawaii teaching certification in special education, math or science or do you hold current National Board Certification? If you answered yes to these questions, I'd love to talk to you about teaching in Hawaii.

The Hawaii DOE is currently seeking qualified special education, math and science classroom teachers through for the 2011-2012 school year. To be considered for an interview, send your application to

If you're ready to choose a beautiful setting unlike any other in the world, I'd love to help you learn more about teaching and living in Hawaii! Visit our site: to learn more. Here you will find answers to questions about licensure, the application process and exciting details about the Hawaiian lifestyle.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity....paradise awaits!

Humphrey Institute seeking to fill an HR position

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HR position at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs:
Position to start either Summer or Fall 2011
Must be enrolled at the University of Minnesota in a degree program
*Work study funds preferred but not required

Required qualifications:
- Work experience in an office or retail setting
- Experience providing customer service or interacting with guests/clients
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
- Excellent orientation to detail

Preferred qualifications:
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Experience completing administrative tasks in an office setting
- Ability to complete work quickly and accurately
- Ability to prioritize and operate independently

To provide clerical support to the Human Resources Area at the Humphrey School.

- Help organize and maintain HR files.
- Draft correspondence as requested
- Upload files to ImageNow and Netfiles.
- Create and maintain Excel and Word documents to track applicant information, recruitment contacts, and other data as requested for searches. Create tracking sheets for applicant information from materials received, also scan and upload documents to Netfiles.
- Maintain applicant status list for faculty searches
- Conduct Internet research as requested for recruitment sources, list-serves, advertising venues, etc.
- Make copies of search materials, organize and distribute forms and materials, or prepare materials to be copied through a copy center, or onto a CD.
- Order food and beverages as needed for meetings.
- Other related duties as assigned.

Application Process: Please go to and select the Requisition Number
Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references online at:

Beta of Clovia Housing/Employment Opportunity

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Employment/Housing Opportunity
House Advocate
Beta of Clovia

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 2011-2012
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.

Summary of Duties
• Conduct monthly meetings with the Sorority officers and house residents to
establish rapport, maintain a positive atmosphere, address problems, and
support compliance with house rules
• Attend activities of the Sorority, including Monday dinners and meetings, rush
events, parties, social service projects, and others
• Maintain an "open door" policy for members
• Serve as a liaison among the active and alumnae members for information and
guidance on issues involving day to day operations and maintenance; enforace
rules and regulations for the operation of the house

• Be female, at least 23 years of age at the start of the employment period
• 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

Internship IT - Application Support


LOCATION: SUPERVALU Corporate Office in Chanhassen, MN

LENGTH: Approximately three (3) months, but possibly longer depending upon the opportunity and intern availability.

OPPORTUNITIES: Supervalu has multiple Spring/Summer Internship openings for undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students to work in a variety of diverse and challenging roles within our corporate Information Technology Department. Candidates will have an opportunity to learn through practical work experience.

We are seeking bright, energetic, and responsible students with superior technology skills, coupled with solid business aptitude. This will provide an opportunity to learn within a Fortune 50 company. Positions will be located within our corporate IT Department supporting Supervalu's current initiatives.

Some roles will be technically oriented, i.e., programming or testing, while others will be more analysis in structure, i.e., requirements analysis, definition and implementation of processes.

Application Support: Analyze and gather metrics in area of IT support for Supply Chain as we develop processes in the new application support organization. Help set up metrics to look at current levels and trends in support ticket calls and be involved in Configuration Item standardization by creating queries off our current change management tool. Will work directly with IT Support Manager for Supply Chain Applications.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced experience with MS Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Qualifications for all SUPERVALU IT internships are:

• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Completion of 2 full years of higher education
• Majoring in MIS, Computer Science, or Business with IT emphasis
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task on a number of project assignments
• Initiative to learn new technologies and processes
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of tools
• Self-starter, motivated, and a team player
• Creative problem solver
• Ability to be flexible in a dynamic work environment
• Present enrollment in an Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering programs. Graduates and or experienced candidates will not be considered
• Must have the right to work and the eligibility to be legally employed in the United States


Matt Pryor / SUPERVALU / Recruiter II

Work: 952-828-4438

Cell: 612-388-0342

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See attached file for a description for a paid part-time opportunity at a
Minneapolis-based non-profit that provides tutoring and enrichment
services for K-8 Somali youth.


Employer Recruitment Walk-in hours with Rise, Inc.

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Employer Recruitment Walk-in hours with Rise, Inc.
Monday, April 25th 2011
STSS Building room 411

Ashley Brueske, AmeriCorps member and representative for Rise, Inc, will be on-campus on Monday, April 25th to recruit for upcoming AmeriCorps positions with the organization.
Rise, Inc. uses the power of national service to assist Minnesotans with economic barriers to become more self-sufficient. Through the Minnesota Economic Opportunity Corps, AmeriCorps members at Rise, Inc. provide benefits planning assistance and competitive employment assistance to support individuals who have a wide array of self-sufficiency needs, from resume building and interviewing skills, to financial literacy courses and transportation resources.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in social services, career development and non-profit work.

Project participants include working age adults with physical disabilities, intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health and chemical health disabilities, refugees and immigrants, welfare recipients, homeless individuals, ex-offenders, veterans, displaced workers, and others who are seriously impacted by the current economy and benefit most from customized and one-on-one support. Nationwide, AmeriCorps members help solve community problems related to education, public safety, the environment, human needs, and homeland security by serving in nonprofit and faith-based organizations.
Next Steps:
To get your materials started, please check out their website at
Connect with Ashley Brueske at career service walk-in hours on Monday, April 25th from 10:00am-11:00am in STSS Building 411

Request accommodations? Have questions? Please contact Angie Soderberg in CEHD Career Services at or by phone at 612.626.7432

Southern Teachers Agency Openings

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Southern Teachers Agency currently has 693 vacancies listed by schools for the 2011-12 school year. We expect schools to post additional openings with STA for the remainder of the spring and summer.

STA is the oldest educational recruitment service in America. We receive job listings from hundreds of PK-12 private schools around the South. Schools come to STA because they recognize the value of STA's help in recruiting & screening talented candidates.

Certification is not required for most middle- and high-school teaching positions.

In addition, we presently have numerous Administrative Opportunities listed around the South.

-Elementary Education and Learning Specialist: teacher certification required
-Art, Physical Education, and Music: teacher certification strongly preferred
-Media Specialist/Library: MLS (or comparable degree) required
-Counselor: master's degree in counselor education, but not necessarily for College Counselors
-Administration: master's degree in administration preferred for most jobs
-For most other middle- and high-school teaching positions, a bachelor's degree with a major in the teaching field (or at least a minor) is essential, but teacher certification is not.

Application process: Interested candidates should apply to Southern Teachers Agency via our website.
Southern Teachers Agency
7 Elliewood Avenue, Suite 2A
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Tel (434) 295-9122

Interviewstream is now live in the CEHD Career Center

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Interviewstream is now live in the CEHD Career Center
Want to practice interviewing or prepare for an upcoming interview? Now is your chance. CEHD Career Services now offers an on site Interviewstream suite to virtually practice your interviewing skills in the center. Contact us at 612.624.7577 to learn how you can book the suite to practice or prepare for your upcoming interview.

Project for Pride in Living Summer Internships

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Early Childhood Ed. Playgroup Leader/Intern

-Collaborate with staff to plan early literacy and other activities for a weekly playgroup session
-Provide guidance and support for other playgroup volunteers
-Work one-on-one or with small groups of toddlers during playgroup sessions
-Help staff maintain a safe, productive, and fun program environment
-Demonstrate a commitment to youth through consistent attendance and encouragement

-Ability to work with youth and parents from diverse cultural backgrounds and income levels
-Experience working or volunteering with young children
-Commitment to empower others through sharing your skills and knowledge
An application and background check are required.

Youth Literacy & Environmental Ed. Tutor/Mentor (Intern or Volunteer)
-Work one-on-one or with a small group of youth on gardening, environmental ed., and literacy activities
-Interested interns/volunteers are encouraged to contribute to curriculum design and activity planning
-Work with PPL staff to engage a greater number of PPL residents and community members in the gardening program
-Lead occasional large group activities
-Help staff maintain a safe, productive, and fun environment during sessions
-Demonstrate a commitment to youth in the program through consistent attendance and encouragement

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Joan Bennett at or 651-208-4416.

CEHD Career Center Interviewstream

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Interviewstream is now live in the CEHD Career Center
Want to practice interviewing or prepare for an upcoming interview? Now is your chance. CEHD Career Services now offers an on site Interviewstream suite to virtually practice your interviewing skills in the center. Contact us at 612.624.7577 to learn how you can book the suite to practice or prepare for your upcoming interview.

Mock Interviewing Session

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Mock Interviewing Session: Tuesday, April 12th

Are you nervous about an finding a job? Wondering how to best succeed at the interviewing process, or wondering what kind of questions will be asked?
If so, join the Career Services staff, academic advisers, and members of the Undergraduate Student Board for mock interviews!
Tuesday, April 12, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Science Teaching & Student Services Building, Room 520

Please register for the event at:

Interested in practicing your interviewing skills? We have the event for you. CEHD Student Board & Career Services are teaming up for a great Mock interview event! Please sign up at the following link.

TRiO Upward Bound Summer Positions

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TRiO Upward Bound is HIRING for our Academic and Residential Summer Program.

Available positions include:
-Teaching Assistant
-Office Assistant
-Residential Advisor

TRiO Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota is a federally funded college prep program. Each summer, we coordinate a 5-week academic and residential summer program for our high school aged participants. If you're interested in working in a fast-paced environment with the opportunity to impact some amazing Minneapolis youth - this is the job for you.

All interested applicants must be available Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 29, 2011. Experienced educators, youth workers and/or individuals with a passion for working with diverse, urban, teenage youth are encouraged to apply.

Each position is posted separately on the University of Minnesota website. To learn more about the positions and apply, click on the following links.


Teaching Assistant:

Office Assistant:

Residential Advisor:


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