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We are looking for individuals with experience working with children: toddlers (16 months) to school-age (8th graders). This is a temporary position through Saint Paul Public Schools Office of Family Engagement and Community Partnerships.

Hourly pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Hours available: 4 hours maximum per class (various classes available)
Hours worked: 5:00pm - 9:00pm (approximate)
Possible days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (TBD)
Position: Temporary Childcare staff (Children's Learning Academy)
Duration: Present - June 15, 2013

Job duties:
• To be actively engaged with children's learning and activities.
• Provide a structured environment with academic focus to promote learning.
• Provide and ensure the safety of children and staff.
• Provide a safe, warm and welcoming environment for parents and families.
• Maintain accurate child check-in/out system with parents/guardians.

Requirements:
• Age 18 or older
• Experience working with children ages toddler (16 months) to school-age (8th graders)
• Reliable transportation
• Participate in required orientation/training session by OFECP staff
• Complete all required new hire paperwork (including background check) and media release.
• Preferred certification in infant/child CPR and first aid training

There are positions available throughout the 2012-2013 school year.
We cannot guarantee placement but you will be added to our list of qualified on-call staff.

INTERESTED?
Contact Colleen Mackey at colleen.mackey@spps.org to receive application materials, and register to attend a MANDATORY Children's Learning Academy Training.

Youth (Family Literacy Program) Internship​s at PPL

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Project for Pride in Living
Internship Position Description


Position Title: Family Literacy Program Intern
Organization: Project for Pride in Living (PPL)

Site: PPL Linden Place Apartments
5501 Boone Ave N New Hope, MN 55428
(Transportation from Minneapolis available)

Supervisor: Mari Jo Long, Youth Program Coordinator

Schedule: 2-10 hours/week during the school year or for a semester (start date negotiable)
5:30-7:30 Tuesdays/Thursdays, both days preferred
(3:30-8:30 if you require transportation to New Hope)

Positions available: 3

Description:
PPL's Family Literacy Program helps students and adults build the competence and confidence to succeed in school and in life. The program works to improve educational and employment outcomes for families through integrated programming that serves both parents and their children. By working with the entire family we hope to help foster a culture of learning within the PPL community. This internship will provide a learning and professional development opportunity for a student exploring a career in education or youth work in an urban setting.

Responsibilities & Duties:
• Work 1:1 with elementary-age youth in homework and literacy skill development.
• Assist with program planning and contribute ideas for activities
• As part of the Youth Development team, participate in additional trainings and reflection opportunities as available
• Work with staff and other volunteers/interns to maintain a positive, productive, and welcoming environment.
• Demonstrate a commitment to youth through consistent attendance and encouragement.

Qualifications:
• Interest in working with students from diverse communities
• Youth work experience preferred (ie, after-school program, camp counseling, tutoring)
• Family Social Science, Education, or Youth Development courses helpful.
• Background check and interview required

Application Process:
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to julie.huck@ppl-inc.org. For more information, please contact Julie at 612-455-5111 or by email.

Government and Non-Profit Career Fair

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Visit the website here: http://www.mcucsa.org/govnonprofitfair/
When:Friday Oct 26, 2012 from 10:00am-3:00pm
Where: Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

Check out the list of all the registered employers!: http://www.mcucsa.org/govnonprofitfair/employerlist.aspx

Workshops:
http://www.mcucsa.org/govnonprofitfair/presentations.aspx
Location: President's Room (Third Floor)

Preparing for the Fair resources:
http://www.mcucsa.org/govnonprofitfair/resources.aspx

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Informatio​n Session with LearningRX

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Information Session & Drop-in Interviews with LearningRX
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
U of M- East Bank campus
518/520 STSS Building
Start time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Information Session
Quick 15 minute drop-in interviews to follow the information session


What is an Information Session?
The information session is a presentation about the organization and positions followed by the opportunity to ask questions of the employers. Candidates also have the opportunity for drop-in interviews which will be conducted on a first come basis after the information session.

Who is LearningRx?
LearningRx is a nationwide network of brain training centers. We are a family of concerned and passionate professionals who want to help kids and adults learn & perform faster, better, and more easily. Our unique focus on identifying and training individual cognitive skills weaknesses sets us apart from tutoring and other remedial education programs. We train and strengthen mental skills with scientifically based and clinically proven one-on-one personalized training.

Job Description
LearningRX is currently seeking energetic individuals who have a strong desire to positively impact the lives of others through our intensive cognitive training program. Join our team as a Cognitive Skills Trainer at our centers in Chanhassen, Maple Grove and Vadnais Heights, MN.

Like a personal trainer for the brain, our part-time Cognitive Skills Trainers work with students in an intense, one-on-one environment to improve learning, reading, and math. We utilize clinically-proven activities to strengthen cognitive learning skills, attention, and memory in students from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups such as K-12 students, adults, and those with traumatic brain injuries and other cognitive impairments.

Requirements
* 10-25 hrs/week available
* Completed 4-year Degree or are in their senior year
* Strong auditory processing skills
* High energy!
* Quick learner
* Availability: 3pm-8pm M-F and 9am-2pm Saturdays (Preferred)
* Must be available a minimum of four weekdays
Flexible hours to work around a graduate student's schedule

LearningRX bio: http://www.learningrx.com/chanhassen/chanhassen-about-learningrx.htm

We are currently looking for (2) special ed assistants in our bilingual Spanish ECSE classrooms at Longfellow elementary School off of Lake St and Hiawatha in Mpls. Applicants need to be somewhat fluent in Spanish, have at least 60 credits of college, and like little kids of course. It's 25 hours a week, plus the option of extra hours riding the buses to and from school with the students.

Please contact Doobie Kurus at michael.kurus@mpls.k12.mn.us or Doobie@usa.com for more info.

Call Center Positions at Randstad!

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Randstad is a large financial services company with locations in Bloomington is currently seeking top notch Customer Service Representatives whom are professional and experienced in fielding inbound calls in a high volume call center. This is a long term, 12-18 month, contract opportunity with potential to go permanent with a thriving company. These locations are very accessible to public transportation, but there is also free parking provided.

Responsibilities will include:
*100% time on the phones including extensive computer work within proprietary databases, research, data entry and other miscellaneous tasks as needed.
*Specific training will be provided, but relevant experience is still required.

*The ideal candidate will be extremely computer savvy and able to navigate through multiple systems with ease.
*Must have OUTSTANDING customer service and be willing to learn.
*Must be available for any shift between 7:00am to 8:00pm.
*Must be able to fulfill a long term commitment to the contract
**Must have previous call center experience to qualify and willingness to run a background check immediately.

***For immediate consideration please email your resume directly to:
Megan.Finholt@randstadusa.com

Randstad
651 Nicollet Mall, Ste. 125
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-0416 T
612-349-2894 F

Upcoming Events for Pre-Health Students

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For more information on the Health Career Fair, click here!

For Advisors:
The Health Careers Center welcomes advisers from the University of Minnesota and beyond to participate in the Pre-Health Adviser Summit, held in collaboration with the Health Careers Fair activities on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

Pre-Health Adviser Summit
Thursday, September 27
12:00 - 3:00pm
Presidents Room, Coffman Memorial Union

More information, including breakout session descriptions and RSVP, click here!


Health Careers - General Information Sessions
Are you planning to be a health professional? Come learn about the variety of options, and how to prepare for application in a Health Careers Information Session. Each session will include time for Q & A with Health Careers Center consultants and will take place in the HCC, 2-565 Moos Tower.

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Academic Health Center Programs - Information Sessions
Many of the health degree programs on campus offer monthly information sessions for prospective students! See what programs offer them and the schedule for fall sessions: click here!

Upcoming Events!
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AACOM Campus Visit to UMTC (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine)
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Information Session & small resource fair with AACOM and 7 DO schools from around the Midwest
Facebook Event page - http://www.facebook.com/events/270990936335130/
Sponsored by AACOM and the Health Careers Center at the University of Minnesota.

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) coming to campus and is bringing 7 national DO Medical Schools with them! Staff from AACOM will host an a information session and give students the opportunity to learn more about Osteopathic Medicine.

There will be a general information session, followed by a resource fair with different DO schools from around the country. This is one of the only on-campus opportunities that

U of M students will have to connect with this many different colleges of osteopathic medicine! Don't miss it!

The Queer Student Cultural Center is hiring!

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TThe QSCC is hiring four (4) Student Administrative Assistants (SAA) in the fall for the duration of the 2012 - 2013 Academic Year. Qualifications for applicants include being:
• A University of Minnesota - Twin Cities student taking at least six (6) credits per semester and has paid student services fees;
• Strongly supportive of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied communities;
• Able to work well with others, to respect confidentiality, and to learn quickly and to adapt to different situations as they arise.

SAA positions are work study preferred. Each applicant is asked to request a Work Study Referral to verify one's work-study eligibility. Directions to obtain this referral are noted on this application.

Positions are each 15-20 hours / week at $8 / hour.

Interviews will be held in mid-September, so take time to complete this application as soon as possible! This application is also available on our website at www.qscc.org. Questions can be directed to qscc@umn.edu or by phone at 612-626-2344.

Description of Duties

The Student Administrative Assistant (SAA) will be responsible for taking phone calls; sending and responding to emails; making appointments and room reservations; writing reports; filing and organizing QSCC papers; various clerical duties; taking minutes at QSCC Board of Governors meetings; and other miscellaneous tasks as requested.

The SAA will be supervised by both QSCC Co-Chairpersons and the QSCC Treasurer, collectively known as the Executive Committee. The SAA is a work-study preferred position; those eligible for work-study awards will automatically be given preference in the hiring process.

The SAA will begin work sometime in Fall 2012 (depending on both the hiring date and the start-date of any allocated work study funds) and will terminate May 2013 or when the SAA has used up their allocated work study funds (whichever comes first).

Applications are due by 5:00pm on Monday, September 20th, 2012. Applications may be emailed to qscc@umn.edu or dropped off at the QSCC in Coffman Room 205.

Coffman Memorial Union Suite 205
300 Washington Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
(612) 626-2344
qscc@umn.edu
http://www.qscc.org/

Tubman is seeking for a Legal Advocate!

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Key Responsibilities
Tubman is seeking a full-time (32 hours) legal advocate to provide criminal and civil court advocacy services in Ramsey County.

Ensure that agency clients, including victims of domestic abuse, receive advocacy and support at civil and criminal court hearings. Contribute to legal services program outcomes and the mission of the agency

Tubman provides ample opportunity for professional growth and has a good benefit package, with salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Two + years of direct services in programs related to domestic violence prevention/legal services. Undergraduate degree in related field. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Candidate
- Experience in assisting victims of domestic violence navigate through the legal system.
- Experience in working with social and community services in a collaborative effort.
- Understanding of teamwork and the ability to apply teamwork within the agency.
- Experience in dealing with crisis situation and violent behaviors

To apply: Send resumes and cover letter to: jobs@tubman.org. Or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR Dept. 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109 EEO/AA

Tubman's philosophy is rooted in our namesake, Harriet. Facing unrelenting adversities, she advised others to simply, "Keep going..." Tubman offers safety and understanding to anyone facing violence, chemical dependency or mental health challenges - over 54,000 each year. We welcome all, from new-born to age 90, with a continuum of services based on decades of research and expertise, and encourage social justice through information. We believe that no challenge is too big, and no hurt is too small. With the best professional staff, Tubman is here.

Position title: Tutor/Mentor
Number of Openings: 150
Organization: ACES

Schedule: Tutor/Mentors are asked to commit to volunteering at one of the ACES after-school sites one or more days per week, between Monday and Thursday, for approximately 2.5 - 3 hours per day. Times vary depending on the after-school site, ranging between 2:30pm and 6:30pm. Tutor/Mentors are also required to attend an initial training session before they begin volunteering.

Experience/Education Requirements: A qualified candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working with youth. Experience working with inner-city students is preferred but not required. Spanish or Hmong language proficiency is a plus.

Position Purpose: Tutor/Mentors will be positive role-models in an after-school tutoring/mentoring program for urban youth. Tutor/Mentors will take an active role in improving the academic progress of urban students by working directly with youth (one-on-one, or in small groups) and assisting ACES staff in the facilitation of standards-based activities focused on reading, writing, math, art, science and physical education. The after-school program will run from October to May.

Major Responsibilities:
 Attend initial orientation/training.
 Attend all scheduled after-school program sessions on the day(s) agreed upon. This is critical in developing positive, trusting relationships with ACES students. If an absence is unavoidable, it is the responsibility of the tutor/mentor to give the staff as much notice as possible.
 Work with students on homework assignments and curriculum activities, which are designed to improve academic skills, as well as problem solving and critical thinking skills.
 Take an active role in enforcing student attendance and behavior.
 Provide feedback to ACES staff about student progress and/or concerns.

Applications are available online via the ACES Website: www.ACES4Kids.org

ACES Volunteer & Event Coordinator
Anna Seifert
(612) 331-3454
annaseifert@ACES4Kids.org

Administrative Office:
1115 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Program sites are in Minneapolis and St. Paul*

Community Involvemen​t Fair is coming to you!

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To learn more about this, click here!

STORES EXECUTIVE INTERN

About This Opportunity
Use your business, leadership and people skills to inspire exceptional performance. Maximize sales and profits. Ensure great guest service and team member satisfaction. Create a fast-paced, energetic environment.
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Stores Executive Intern, you'll take the lead as you...
• Gain a significant knowledge base during your comprehensive training program
• Work closely with the senior leadership group
• Gain the opportunity to make an impact within a store as an executive-in-training and project leader
• Offer innovative ideas and focusing on results, and inspire your team to do the same
• Receive extensive training to help you become a strong store executive leader
• Return to school with strengthened leadership and project management skills, and a better understanding of the outstanding opportunities within retail.

Requirements
• Candidates must have only 1 summer left to intern. Graduating Dec 2013 or May 2014
• 3.0 or above GPA
• Desire to pursue a career in retail management
• Leadership and strong decision-making skills
• Assertiveness and initiative
• Team-oriented thinking
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

Benefits
Undergraduate interns are eligible for a number of benefits just for being a team member, including a 10 percent Team Member Discount, access to a toll-free Nurse Line, access to Health & Wellness Web site, access to the Team Member Life Resources, a resource offering free support and information, and discounts on a variety of other resources

"Fit" - Candidates must be able to consistently demonstrate:
 Leadership ability--Either through organizations or in work experience
 Long term interest in retail. Why, what excites them about this career path?
 Not necessarily focused on working in corporate environment
 Entrepreneurial mindset--A "make it happen" outlook. Willing to get hands dirty
 Enjoys working with people: Team Members, Guests, and Team Leads
 Great attitude--very positive, "happy"
 Very articulate and confident
 High level of maturity- Ability to understand between leadership and friendship
 Open to / willing to receive feedback

DEADLINE IS TIME SENSITIVE!

TRIO Upward Bound open positions at the UofM-TC!

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TRiO Upward Bound is a federally funded, U.S. Department of Education equal educational opportunity program. Specifically, TRIO Upward Bound is a college preparatory program for low-income and educationally disadvantaged high school students. TRIO Upward Bound works with students on a long-term and intensive basis and helps generate the skills needed for selected high school students to succeed in postsecondary education. TRIO Upward Bound has served 105 low-income and first generation students annually since 2001 and 85 students each previous year since 1965.


TRIO Upward Bound | University of Minnesota | College of Education and Human Development is seeking applicants for the following academic year positions:

TUTOR (work study)
Requisition#: 179886
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=105239

TEACHING ASSISTANT (work study)
Requisition#: 179885
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=105238

STUDENT OFFICE ASSISTANT (work study)
Requisition#: 179938
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=105240

We have several positions open for each job. Applicants with work-study, experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds, and a passion for education are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply before Friday, August 31, 2012 for first round considerations. All positions are posted at the University of Minnesota Employment website. To apply, click on the link related to each position.

MCPA Careers in Student Affairs at Macalester College!

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Mark your calendar for the MCPA Careers in Student Affairs for Undergraduate Students on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. The registration fee will be $25.00 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

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Do you have experience with child assessments?

Position Summary: SRI International, in collaboration with University of Minnesota and the US Department of Education, is looking for temporary, part-time researchassistants to conduct assessments with preschool and elementary (preschool and Kthrough 3rd grade) school children. These positions are temporary, part-time. The applicant should have experience in conducting research and/or working with young children in preschool and elementary school settings. We also want to find some assessors who are bilingual to help usconduct child assessments with Spanish-speaking preschoolers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participate in an orientation and training on collecting child assessment data (e.g., Card Sorting Battery, Woodcock JohnsonApplied Letter-Word and Applied Problems subtests) in the fall of 2012.
- Conduct child assessments during the data collection period between October and November 2012.
- Collect child assessment data in the fall of 2013 (if available).

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology, Social Work or other related field is preferred.
- Prior experience conducting research and/or working with young children.
- Experience in conducting preschool through 3rd grade child assessments preferred.
- Ability to work at least 15-20 hours per week.
- Reliable car, valid driver's license or access to public.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
- SRI is looking to hire assessors who are located near Saint Paul Public Schools, and at least two assessors who are able to travel to Virginia, MN (travel outside St. Paul will be reimbursed).
- Individuals who are bilingual in Spanish and English are especially encouraged to apply (but not required).

HOW TO APPLY:Send cover letter and resume to: katherine.ferguson@sri.com

Work Effects is hiring! 4 internship opportunities!

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1.) HDR
2.) Marketing Analyst
3.) Marketing Communications
4.) Project Management

Work Effects, located in downtown Minneapolis, is a consulting firm with over twenty years of experience. The purpose of our Intern Program is to develop students and young professionals through hands-on experience combined with career development and industry networking opportunities. This program aims to provide interns with relevant experience, connections to practitioners within their field of study, and in-depth knowledge of the market in which we operate.

HDR Intern

We are currently looking for an energetic, organized, detail-oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as our HRD Intern. This person will assist in creating leadership development curricula for one of our new products: Dilemma- based Leadership Program. Our program builds world-class business leaders from the inside out by allowing individuals to practice the art of leadership while also solving their real-world business obstacles.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Creating a leadership development curriculum
 Creating and updating a facilitation and a participant guide
 Developing Train-the-Trainer Materials and training presentations
 Compiling end-user support materials
 Drafting documents that support our marketing strategy for the leadership program

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, HRIR, or related field
 Experience in curriculum design
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Excellent verbal and written communications skills
 Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
 Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Experience with 360 assessments preferred

Marketing Analyst Intern

We are currently seeking a self-directed, highly motivated, fast-learning individual who is eager to take on new challenges to serve as our Market Analyst. The ideal candidate will have experience with collecting and analyzing market information and will possess the ability to work closely with senior management to interpret findings and proposing a course of action. The Market Analyst will have responsibilities in the realm of developing a research plan, analyzing results and presenting information to senior management to influence the marketing plan. Additionally, he/she will be providing information and insights regarding customers, markets, competitors, and campaign effectiveness, and to support business decisions at Work Effects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Conducting industry analysis to uncover major trends and competitive forces
 Conducting market research to analyze competitors and understand customer needs
 Completing competitive analysis to build our competitive advantage
 Identifying new market opportunities
 Managing market segmentation and targeting
 Providing ROI (return on investment) analysis of all marketing campaign and sales activities
 Generating reports that offer insights about product potential and marketing strategies

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Student or recent graduate in marketing, HR, HRD, business, or related field
 Solid business acumen, analytical, and problem solving skills
 Knowledge of marketing, sales, and business process
 Effective time management
 Excellent written communication skills
 Strong presentation skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently
 Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Interest in exploring the HR and Consulting industries

Marketing Communications Intern

We are currently looking for a detail-oriented student with expertise in marketing and an interest in HR and consulting. This intern will be responsible for performing a variety of marketing communications, and sales-related activities in an HR consulting context.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Writing articles on Leadership Development and Organizational Culture blog
 Contacting professional publications to publish materials
 Creating professional and visually appealing user guides and reports for clients
 Assisting in generating sales leads to develop organization's business
 Writing to support the promotion of recent products and announcements, proofreading, and publishing content for our monthly newsletters
 Evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing materials and suggest improvements

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Student or recent graduate in journalism, English, public relations, marketing, HR, advertising, or related field
 Excellent written communication skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently
Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Interest and familiarity with HR and Consulting preferred
 Passion for communications strategy, and eagerness to develop skills in various communications methods and styles

Project Management Intern

We are currently looking for an organized and detail-oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as our Project Management Intern. The ultimate goal of any project for Work Effects is to complete the task on time, on budget, and fulfill any other criteria we set as a company.
The intern will oversee project development from the planning stages to completion, including analysis afterward.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Creating necessary documents to ensure projects remain on schedule
 Planning, executing, and wrapping up projects
 Supervising the day-to-day operations of assigned projects
 Handling different functions right from strategic planning, organizing to looking into minute details of the project
 Allotting tasks, communicating well with the project team, regularly following up, and documenting the process.
 Foreseeing project development, and ensuring projects are on track

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
 Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree with an interest in Project Management
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
 Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Excellent management, planning, and organizational skills
 Ability to solve conflicting situations

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Not required)
 Experience with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
 Training, education and/or experience in Project Management processes
 Experience with event planning would be helpful

Internship dates: September 10th - December 14th
10-15 hours/ week; competitive hourly pay

As Interns at Work Effects, you will receive:

 Real world experience and skill building
 Constant performance feedback
 Opportunities to connect with practitioners in our field
 Projects that are aligned with both your professional and academic development goals and with our company's objectives
 Recommendation letters, forms of completion, internship evaluations, and any other documents necessary to fulfill academic requirements.

To apply: please submit your cover letter and resume through our career site: www.work-effects.com/careers by August 13th, 2012

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Pa Lee
Business and Marketing Education & Human Resource Development, Human Resources and Industrial Relations Minor
Coordinator of Community-Based Learning | Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, University of Minnesota


How did you learn about your current position?
I interned as the Assistant Coordinator in Spring 2011 and I was offered the interim-coordinator position after I graduated. While being the interim, I was notified when the permanent position opened and was encouraged to apply.


Describe your position.
I am the Coordinator of Community-Based Learning in the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence at the University of Minnesota. I coordinate the Multicultural Family Literacy Program, where I hire university students to become literacy mentors to tutor and mentor K-8 students with literacy and homework tutoring in the Minneapolis and St. Paul community. I provide trainings and have reflective meetings with tutors about the impact of their work in the community.


What do you most enjoy about your position? What are some of the challenges?

I enjoy working with students and sharing my college experiences with them. I share resources and opportunities with students, encourage them to get involve on and off campus, to take leadership opportunities, and to study abroad. I also enjoy work collaborations with colleagues and working in an intellectual team.


Time management is a challenge working at a large university with so many students to meet, committee projects to complete, and taking care of myself.


How does your position fit with your long term career goals?
This position fits well with my long term career goal of working in a higher education institution. It is the beginning of my long term career goal in working with students and intellectual teams across campus.


During your job search, how did you make yourself stand out to employers?
I worked closely with the CEHD Career Services and my professional mentors to help detailed and perfect my resume and cover letter. I did a lot of research online about job search strategies and possible interview questions. On interview days, I dress appropriately and bring a portfolio of past work I have done. Also, I provide information on what I have learned with my double major and how I can apply those to the position I am applying for.


What did you find to be the most helpful during your job search process?
Networking and informing my professional mentors that I am job searching: they were able to keep an eye for positions and forward them onto me. I also visit the career service center and stay connected to a career counselor for mock interviews and making a decision between going to graduate school or taking a couple of years off to work.


Do you have any tips to share with other students about your experience?
Get involve early in college with organizations/employers that you are interested in working for; volunteer or intern with them. Attend job fairs and networking events to see who are the employers out the in workforce.


Anything else you woud like to share?
"Stay positive and proactive while job searching. Also, stay in contact with motivating mentors and friends who will support and encourage you to not give up. Visit career services often and early and get to know the career counselors like Angie Soderberg and Jeannie Stumne; they will provide you with strategies throughout your job searching process.
"


HRD Intern Job Description

Work Effects is currently looking for an energetic, organized, detail-oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as our HRD Intern. This person will assist in creating leadership development curricula for one of our new products: Dilemma- based Leadership Program. Our program builds world-class business leaders from the inside out by allowing individuals to practice the art of leadership while also solving their real-world business obstacles.

Responsibilities:

§ Creating a leadership development curriculum

§ Creating and updating a facilitation and a participant guide

§ Developing Train-the-Trainer Materials and training presentations

§ Compiling end-user support materials

§ Drafting documents that support our marketing strategy for the leadership program


Qualifications:


§ Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, HRIR, or related field

§ Experience in curriculum design

§ Demonstrated ability to work independently

§ Excellent verbal and written communications skills

§ Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills

§ Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office

§ Experience with 360 assessments preferred

Internship dates: September 10th - December 14th

10-15 hours/ week; competitive hourly pay

About our Intern Program:

Work Effects, located in downtown Minneapolis, is a consulting firm with over twenty years of experience. The purpose of our Intern Program to develop students and young professionals through hands-on experience combined with career development and industry networking opportunities. This program aims to provide interns with relevant experience, connections to practitioners within their field of study, and in-depth knowledge of the market in which we operate.

Through our internship, we offer to students:

§ Real world experience and skill building

§ Constant performance feedback

§ Opportunities to connect with practitioners in our field

§ Projects that are aligned with both your professional and academic development goals and with our company's objectives

§ Recommendation letters, forms of completion, internship evaluations, and any other documents necessary to fulfill academic requirements.


To apply: please submit your cover letter and resume through our career site: www.work-effects.com/careers by August 13th, 2012

We are currently accepting applications for the part-time positions of New Business Development Representative. A full job description, including functions and qualifications, is listed below. Interested EXTERNAL applicants should apply online via www.twinsbaseball.com/jobopportunities. INTERNAL applicants please apply via the internal job board link located on the HR Intranet site (http://twinsksvr/) or the ADP self service portal (contact me if you do not know your internal login, please do not set up a new account). Please contact me with any questions or if you have any referrals.

Thank you!

New Business Development Representative

JOB SUMMARY
The Minnesota Twins seek aggressive, committed, energetic individuals to sell Twins season ticket packages and group tickets. This is a part-time, entry level position. We are looking for individuals that are highly motivated, competitive and committed to developing a career in the sports industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct telephone campaigns to acquire new business, and generate incremental revenue.
• Make a minimum of 75-100 outbound phone calls per day
• Meet or exceed weekly, monthly and yearly ticket sales goals
• Maintain accurate documentation of all correspondence, prospects and feedback
• Assist customers in securing the preferred programs, seats and events that best fit their needs
• Provide superior service to all customers
• Represent the Club in a positive and professional manner during home games and select events
• Other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent oral communication, customer service and problem solving skills
• Proven ability to meet goals and work well with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
• Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as, ability to learn and master new software programs
• Consistent, punctual and regular attendance
• Available to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends
• Previous sports and/or sales experience is preferred.
• 4-year college degree is required.

CONTACT PERSON:
Holly Corbin
Human Resources Generalist
Minnesota Twins Baseball Club
P: (612) 659-3424
F: (612) 659-4032

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