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Chaska School Districts 112 | Promise Fellow - Education (AmeriCorps position)
GoldPASS on-campus interview schedule #2687
Deadline to submit: 12/12/2012 3:00 PM
https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cehd/schedule_view.aspx?token=dAYzbQ6VkItGbfrJp4IGHQ%3d%3d


LearningRX| Cognitive Skills Trainer
GoldPASS on-campus interview schedule #2681
Deadline to submit: 12/6/2012 5:00 PM
https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cehd/schedule_view.aspx?token=BFV1B46pZpszqswGM%2fQqVQ%3d%3d


Internationella Engelska Skolan| Teachers (all secondary subject areas)
GoldPASS on-campus interview schedule# 2625
Deadline to submit: 2/8/2013 3:00 PM
https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cehd/schedule_view.aspx?token=+toAfShJx8GV1QnrAHBNsg%3d%3d


Not sure how on-campus interviewing works? http://www.cehd.umn.edu/career/pdf/Student-alumni-roadmap-to-on-campus-interviews.pdf

Hmong American Partnership is hiring!

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Hmong American Partnership is hiring for several positions across departments, including direct staff and management positions in Housing & Economic Development, Children and Family Services, Chemical & Mental Health and more with competitive salary.


Two manager positions are currently open:


1) Program Manager, Housing and Economic Development
2) Program Manager, Children and Family Services

To view all postings and details visit: http://www.hmong.org/work_at_HAP.aspx

Paid Summer Internship​ with Breakthrough St. Paul!!

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SPEND YOUR SUMMER MAKING A DIFFERENCE...
TEACH AT BREAKTHROUGH SAINT PAUL!

"I love the feeling you get after a class in which you have really taught the kids something. The sense of satisfaction that is brought by knowing you have touched a child's life is one words cannot describe." - Angela, Breakthrough Teacher


Spend your summer teaching and inspiring college-bound middle school students from St. Paul Public Schools. Teach the core subject area in which you have the most expertise -math, science, language arts, or social studies. Training and professional instructional coaching provided for all interns! Leadership opportunities abound.

Stipend of $2500 for June 20th - August 9th, 2013!

Breakthrough Saint Paul helps motivated students overcome adversity to prepare for college with the support of older students passionate about education. Each year, we seek a diverse group of talented undergraduate and high school students (juniors/seniors) to apply for our paid, nine-week summer teaching internship, complete with training and classroom teaching experience. In addition to teaching middle school students from the Saint Paul Public Schools, interns work closely with professional instructional coaches to create lessons and get feedback on their teaching throughout the summer. This internship was ranked as one of the TOP TEN SUMMER INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS by the Princeton Review.


This year's application deadline is Monday, February 25th. This opportunity is open to ALL MAJORS! Please check out the attached flyer and visit our website for more details! http://www.breakthroughsaintpaul.org/summer-teaching-internship.html


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.

KOHL'S SOPHOMORE SHADOW DAY

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Kohl's will be hosting a Sophomore Shadow Day Event on Friday, January 11th, 2013. The Sophomore Shadow Day program is a great opportunity for sophomores at the University of Minnesota to learn about and experience different departments and career paths within the Kohl's organization, as well as network with Kohl's assosiates. During the event, sophomores will hear from several different departments as well as experience a one-on-one shadow with the department of their choice.


If you are a sophomore and are interested in this opportunity, be sure to register here by Tuesday, December 4th (click on the link and scroll down to "Sophomore Shadow"). Kohl's will review the registration list and hand select students to participate in the program. All sophomores will be notified on whether they were invited to the event by Friday, December 7th. **Please note, registering for this event does not ensure you will be selected to participate. If selected to participate you will receive an email with further event and travel details.


The Kohl's corporation is located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Kohl's will provide bus transportation and hotel accommodations for sophomores who are selected to attend the event.

For more information search the 'Career Events' section of GoldPASS or follow this link:
https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cclc/event_view.aspx?token=ZDfwyP+zZ2MkriLfWYi+Lw%3d%3d
Questions? Contact UR-Assistant@kohls.com

STUDENT WORKER PARAPROFESSIONAL $ 12.21-$ 14.28 hourly, $ 25,494-$ 29,817 annually

Date Posted: 11/27/2012
Closing Date: 12/11/2012
Position End Date: 12/01/2015
Hiring Agency: Minnesota Management & Budget
Location: St. Paul
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 12MMB000068
Employment Conditions: Limited, Part-time, 80%
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required: No
Job Grouping: General Administration
Classified Status: Unclassified


Job Description: Minnesota Management & Budget is filling two Student Worker Paraprofessional positions. One position will work directly with the Human Resources office and one will work with the Human Resources Management Division. These positions will provide assistance to professional human resources staff in a variety of Human Resource functions.

Duties include, but are not limited to, resume verification, imaging, scanning, and responding to questions from the general public on the job information line. Maintenance of personnel and position files, document processing, and retention. Create, update and maintain informational folders and packets for retirees, separations and new hires. Assist with general clerical functions such as data entry and tracking, answering phones, compiling letters and reports. Flexible work schedule, from to 20-40 hours a week between the core hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You must indicate on your resume the college you are currently attending and your anticipated graduation date in order to be considered for this vacancy.

(To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker, you must be a student enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months. Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary or graduate program. If a student is enrolled at a credit-granting institution he/she must carry at least six semester (nine quarter) credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, a student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment.)

Minimum Qualifications:
- Knowledge of human resource principals
- Analytical skills sufficient to review human resources files and databases to track and enter information accurately
- Strong knowledge and experience with computer applications including Microsoft Office Products, with the ability to learn other applications.
- Spreadsheet skills sufficient to develop and modify electronic spreadsheets to compile lists or track projects and activities.
- Writing skills sufficient to create, format, edit, print and save memos and correspondence
- English (speaking and writing) to create and provide information accurately in both written and oral communication.
- Human relation skills sufficient to maintain good working relationships with Agency staff and external customers
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
- The physical demands of this position may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of standing, lifting, bending and pulling.

You must indicate on your resume the college you are currently attending and your anticipated graduation date in order to be considered for this vacancy.

(To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker, you must be a student enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months. Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary or graduate program. If a student is enrolled at a credit-granting institution he/she must carry at least six semester (nine quarter) credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, a student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment.)


Preferred Qualifications: A student pursuing a degree or certificate in Human Resources or Business-related area. Applicants must have good customer service and organizational skills; the ability to communicate orally and in writing sufficient to provide information to applicants and employees.

Selection Process: The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.


How to Apply: Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State's selection process, go to <http://www.careers.state.mn.us/job-tip>.


Contact for More Information: Nancy Erickson, nancy.erickson@state.mn.us.

College Possible is a nationally-expanding nonprofit organization making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Our after-school services include (1) academic support through ACT/SAT test preparation; (2) college application assistance; (3) financial aid consulting; (4) guidance in the college transition; and (5) support toward college degree completion. Since our founding in 2000, we have succeeded in helping 98 percent of our students earn admission to college!

College Possible sites are in Milwaukee, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Omaha. We will begin serving students in Portland in the 2013-14 school year. For the 2012-13 school year, we will serve nearly 12,000 students in 35 partner high schools and on over 200 campuses nationwide. College Possible has a team of over 100 AmeriCorps & VISTA members in addition to a Leadership Team of 41. To learn more about the program, visit: www.CollegePossible.org.


I. Position Summary
The Campus Recruitment Associate works with the Twin Cities AmeriCorps Recruitment Lead to enhance College Possible's profile on campus and attract talented, idealistic candidates to apply for our AmeriCorps and VISTA positions. Campus Recruitment Associates gain valuable professional skills in marketing, communications and event coordination as well as insight into the workings of a successful nonprofit organization. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are interested in applying to be a College Possible corps member.


II. Responsibilities
o Enthusiastically represent College Possible's mission and values when recruiting applicants
o Coordinate a publicity campaign to enhance College Possible's profile on campus, which may include posting recruitment materials; tabling in high-traffic areas; managing an e-mail campaign; and securing media coverage through campus outlets
o Identify, connect with and cultivate a network of talented, idealistic candidates on campus
o Plan and execute a series of recruitment events on campus such as information sessions and alumni panels
o Secure College Possible presentations at classes and meetings through outreach to faculty and student organizations
o Generate other campus recruitment strategies


III. Skills and Qualifications:
o Current Student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus
o Strong commitment to College Possible's mission and values
o Familiarity with academic departments, student groups, etc. on the University of MN campus
o Great organizational skills
o Commitment to social justice and strong interest in educational equity
o Demonstrated achievement in academics, leadership, and/or employment history
o High level of initiative and personal responsibility


IV. Compensation
The time commitment is 5 to 10 hours a week between late November and mid-March. Campus Recruitment Associates receive a stipend of $700 with the potential for a bonus if goals are met.


To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to CKarlsson@CollegePossible.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*Please include "Campus Recruitment Associate University of MN" in the subject line.

The LAST PEACE CORPS INFORMATION SESSION of 2012

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Life is calling. How far will you go?

Tuesday, December 4th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
214 Heller Hall


TWO Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be sharing their experiences from Ecuador and South Africa.

Learn about assignments in:
- Health
- Education
- Agriculture
- Environment
- Business
- Youth Development


For more information, contact:
Deanna Camell, Campus Representative
230 Heller Hall
612.626.5311
peacecor@umn.edu
facebook.com/UMNPeaceCorps
Visit peacecorps.gov


Fall semester office hours:
Mondays, 9am - 12pm
Thursday, 1pm - 4pm

Career of the Week: Recreational Therapist

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Are you looking for a meaningful career that uses your passion for leisure activities and recreation? Then being a recreational therapist might be right for you!

Being a recreational therapist is about more than providing activities for a variety of people. It is about providing access to experiences that a person's limitations would normally make impossible. By bringing recreation into the therapeutic process, a door becomes open to allow meaning and fulfillment in ways never before explored. From playing catch, to going on a walk, to riding horses, the opportunities are vast and the only limitation is ones imagination.

The types of positions are varied, from working in an assisted living community, to a hospital setting, to day treatment centers. If you have an interest in working with any specific age group, there are opportunities available.

This profession is predicted to grow at an above average pace and the pay is also above average. A bachelor degree is typically required with Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies being an option. Specific internship and volunteer experiences in a therapeutic setting are often necessary.

If you would like more information on the field of Recreational Therapy, check out iseek.org.

TRiO Upward Bound is Hiring -- Spring Term!

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TRiO Upward Bound | UMNTC | CEHD is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

TRiO Upward Bound Academic Year Tutor (work study) - #181647
TRiO Upward Bound Academic Year Instructor Position (non U of MN students may apply to this position) - #181644

TRiO UB is a federally funded college prep program focused on helping low income, first generation and urban, Minneapolis high school students achieve their collegiate dreams. These positions are all part of our after school program that runs from M-Th at the University of Minnesota.


TO APPLY: Go to employment.umn.edu and search the position using the requisition numbers listed above. All positions require an updated resume, cover letter, and references; final candidates must pass a criminal background check.


MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR: Orientation & Training: Saturday, January 12, 2013 (8-4:30pm)
PLEASE CIRCULATE!

Success Story | Ryan Mintz, Science ILP

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Name: Ryan Mintz Ryan Mintz.jpg
Licensure program: Science (Physics)
Completed ILP: May 2012
Employer: Internationella Engelska Skolan i Uppsala
Position: Middle School Science Teacher

1. What interested in you teaching abroad?
I had always wanted to travel abroad, but different circumstances during college prevented me from participating. It had always been in the back of my mind to experience life somewhere besides the United States. Sweden just happened to be the first place to come calling, so I jumped on it.

2. How did you learn about your current position?
The career services office had set up an interview day with Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) and the head of the Science Education Program (shout-out to Barb) sent an email to our cohort. I figured it would be a good practice interview, so I sent my resume along.

3. Describe the application and interview process.
After sending my resume and a cover letter through GoldPASS in October, IES scheduled an interview time for me when they would be on campus at the end of January. During that interview, I met with the head of academics for the whole company, and we talked for a bit. To me, it seemed pretty informal, with a few interview questions, but mostly just information about the company/schools, and the kind of people they were looking to hire. At the end of that interview, I was told to fill out the application online, which I did, and then I was put in touch with principals of two different schools. After a few very early morning Skype sessions (thanks to the 7 hour time difference), which were more formal interviews than the first in person meeting, I was offered a position as a teacher.

4. How did you make yourself stand out during the job search?
You have to play up your extra curricular activities. Join a club. Get involved. I am fully convinced that my experience as a member and president of the U of M Rugby Club is what landed me the job. Whenever I hand somebody my resume, that is the first thing they ask about. You think your degree and teaching experience make you stand out? Guess what. EVERYBODY else applying for that same job has a degree and teaching experience. Find something that sets you apart, and ride that as far as it can take you.

5. Looking back, what did you find to be the most helpful during job search process?
The most helpful thing for me was talking to the people around me. My cooperating teacher and fellow student teachers were a great support in organizing and composing myself for interviews. The people in class around you are a great resource. They want to be teachers because they like to help people. Let them help you.

6. Did you utilize career services (on-campus interviews, career events, appointment(s), online resources)?
Career services set up the initial in person interview, which was great. Nothing is better than meeting in person, and if it had been an entirely online process, I probably never would have followed through. The way that career services made the application and interview process was smooth and easy to use.

7. What advice would you like to share with others about your experience finding a teaching position?
Don't be afraid of failing. Throw your resume everywhere. I was applying for what I thought was a practice interview, for a job that I would never get, and it turned into the beginning of my career.

On-campus interviews open to CEHD students!

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There are some great on-campus interviews open to CEHD Students. Remember to check GoldPASS for the on-campus interviews you qualify for.


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Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Sales and Management Intern (paid)
Sales and Management Trainee
Schedule ID # 2657
External Link: https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cclc/schedule_view.aspx?token=LtMZ76rh0qVAQ3dj0LAoPg%3d%3d
Deadline to apply: November 29th
Interview date: December 5th

Target Corporation
Communications Intern
Schedule ID # 2661
External Link: https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cclc/schedule_view.aspx?token=IObPfUdzUOwKg1iw3uxIHw%3d%3d
Deadline to apply: November 25th
Interview Date: December 5th

Mercy Volunteer Corps
Mercy Corps Teacher
Mercy Corps Social Service Worker
Schedule ID # 2674
External Link: https://www.myinterfase.com/umn-cehd/schedule_view.aspx?token=i4EHOt%2fP94Z0oO55LjXkuw%3d%3d
Deadline to apply: November 28th
Interview Date: December 5th (virtual interview)

Want to know how the process of an on-campus interview works at the UofM,TC?! Click here

USB Personal Branding and Online Identity Workshop

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The Undergraduate Student Board (USB) and CEHD Career Services are partnering together for a workshop on Personal Branding and Online Identity.

Come to STSS Room 312 on Wednesday, November 28th from 3:00-4:30 p.m. to learn why online branding is important to you as both a college student and a job seeking professional.

With much of the job search process online, learn how to stand out from other applicants, and discover the importance of developing an online identity. Make sure to RSVP.


Career of the Week: Travel Consultant

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Do you love to travel? Do you enjoy working with people? Are you detail oriented and interested in learning about new places and activities? If so, you may want to consider a career in Travel Planning!

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Travel Consultants or Agents assist customers in planning the perfect trip or vacation. Being a Travel Consultant may include researching different locales around the world to find the perfect vacation spot for your client. It could also include shopping for the best discount rate on flights and resorts or reserving exciting activites or excursions for your clients to enjoy once they reach their location. This is an especially terrific career for detail oriented individuals who enjoy planning ahead. It also involves a great deal of customer service and contact with others whether it be in-person, on the phone, or via the internet.


Check out these website for more details!
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/sales/travel-agents.htm
http://careerplanning.about.com/od/occupations/p/travel_agent.htm
http://www.careeroverview.com/travel-agent-careers.html

Bright Horizons is looking for the next STAR! Current FULL TIME Opportunities in Minnesota November 2012

**All Centers Can Accommodate Internships**


Medtronic North Child Care Center - Mounds View, MN
 Toddler Teacher, Full Time
 Center Support Teacher, TEMPORARY/Full Time -needed now through January 1, 2013


Medtronic South Child Care Center, Fridley, MN
Toddler Teacher, Full Time


Blue Cross Blue Shield Child Care Center - Eagan, MN Toddler Teacher, Full Time
 Preschool Teacher, Full Time/Temporary Position needed now through August 2013
 Center Support Teacher, Full Time - with potential to transition to a Toddler/2s Teacher, FT Spring 2013!


10th Street Back-Up Child Care Center - Minneapolis, MN
Center Support/Infant Teacher, FT


Please apply online at www.brighthorizons.com/careers or contact: Lisa Passolano | Recruitment Coordinator
Email: lisa.passolano@brighthorizons.com


Join Bright Horizons
One of FORTUNE Magazine's
"100 Best Companies to Work For!"

Information Session with Work Effects

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INFORMATION SESSION | WORK EFFECTS

Tuesday, November 27th
3:30pm-4:30pm
518/520 Sciences Teaching & Student Services Building (STSS)
222 Pleasant St. SE 55455

Please check-in first to the STSS interview Center 524

GoldPASS career event ID 1680 -registration encouraged, but not required to attend.

Questions? Request for accommodations? Please contact Angie Soderberg at soderbea@umn.edu or by phone at 612-626-7432


Work Effects is recruiting Spring 2013 interns for: Project Management, Human Resources Development, I/O Psychology, Marketing, and Programming. Work Effects is a Downtown Minneapolis - based HR Consulting company which specializes in three areas: Leadership Development, Organization & Culture, and Performance Management. They work with some of the largest organizations in the world including Citigroup and Lockheed Martin and leverage the combined expertise of highly talented consultants and technical experts to deliver exceptional results for clients. We offer a highly experiential, semester-long, paid internship to motivated students who are eager to learn new skills and grow as leaders.


Visit the Work Effects Intern Program Website for more information.

CEHD Blog post about a Work Effects Intern's Success Story

Wilderness Inquiry is now accepting applications for winter, spring and summer internships. We're looking for people with outstanding leadership and decision-making skills, high energy, and a willingness to work hard.

Interested candidates can apply by going to: www.wildernessinquiry.org/jobs

Check our flier out!: http://fmp.wildernessinquiry.org/doclib.php?doc=5343

Communications Intern

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JOIN TARGET AS A COMMUNICATIONS INTERN!

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Editorial Assistant, Communications Specialist, Marketing Communications Search the 'On-Campus Interviews' section of GoldPASS or the 'Jobs Search' section, ID #85695
Application Deadline: November 25, 2012

About This Opportunity: As a Communications Intern, you'll apply your Communication skills to a variety of initiatives and projects. You will see how Communications Specialists take an active role in protecting and enhancing the Target brand through communication plans, company publications and executive speeches that create greater understanding of Target's strategy and performance.

You will leverage key partnerships with external agencies and partners across the company to help deliver strong communication plans that align the Target team and other key stakeholders in support of Target's vision, mission, values and strategic priorities.


As a Communications Intern, you'll take the lead as you....
• Manage and present a project on an assigned topic in one of the following areas: Reputation Management, Editorial, Executive Communications, Strategic Initiatives, Operations or Crisis/Critical Issues.
• Assist with the development of communication plans and messaging, company publications and executive speeches. Collaborate with internal teams throughout the organization.
• Receive support and mentorship from an experienced Communications team member and partner with your manager on professional development.
• Become eligible for a full-time position

Requirements
• Current student working towards a 4-year degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, Advertising or a related field with strong academic performance (3.0 GPA or above)
• Demonstrated leadership, strong initiative and decision-making skills
• Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving, strategic-thinking and project-management skills
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Familiarity with AP Style

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 NurseLine, access to the Target 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.


About Target®
Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.

Professional Umpire/Referee

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Have you ever thought of what it would be like to be in the NBA, NFL, MLS, or MLB? Even if you aren't a player, there are plenty of opportunities as an Umpire or Referee.

Being an Umpire or Referee can provide you the opportunity to be part of your favorite sport. While a somewhat small profession, there are hundreds of opportunities in Minnesota alone to get into this line of work.

Volunteering at the youth and amateur levels can open up doors for a position with a professional league. Nearly all organized athletic competitions need officials to enforce the rules for the game. A degree from CEHD in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies can be an important part in pursuing this career, as many positions do require a bachelor degree.

To find out more information about this exciting profession, visit iseek.org or search for available positions through ihiresportsandrecreation.com or GoldPASS.

Take advantage of the drop-in hours available through CEHD Career Services to help tailor your resume to this type of position.

Peace Corps Informatio​n Session

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Life is calling. How far will you go?

Two returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be sharing their experiences in the Republic of Mozambique and Moldova!

Thursday, November 15th
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn about assignments in:
- Health
- Education
- Agriculture
- Environment
- Business
- Youth Development


For more information, contact:
Deanna Camell, Campus Representative
230 Heller Hall
612.626.5311
peacecor@umn.edu
facebook.com/UMNPeaceCorps
Visit peacecorps.gov

Fall semester office hours:
Mondays, 9am - 12pm
Thursday, 1pm - 4pm

Two Internship opportunities with OneVillage Partners!

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HR Coordinator & Fundraising and Development Associate Intern!

HR Coordinator
Seeking a professional staff-level intern to work as an unpaid HR Coordinator for an entrepreneurial, start-up nonprofit that utilizes business approaches to improve the quality of life for those living in extreme poverty in rural villages in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Additional information about the organization can be found at www.onevillagepartners.org

Position Description:
Working 10-15 hours per week, the HR Coordinator supports OneVillage Partners' staffing and operations by managing the following duties:
• Recommends and assists in the development and implementation of institutional human resource policies, rules, procedures and programs.

• Designs training materials for new staff and helps facilitate new-hire orientation, both for staff based in the US and those in Sierra Leone.
• Publish a staff handbook and any required forms dealing with policies concerning staff.
• Defines meaningful positions, eligibility requirements, and job descriptions.
• Assists in recruiting and evaluating applicants for intern positions. Post any open positions, review resumes and set up interviews, and updating information on all recruiting websites.
• Conduct routine administrative tasks, such as maintaining vacation leave balances, performing background checks, checking references, maintaining staff bios, and assisting with exit interviews.
• Maintains personnel files and files of resumes, letters of interest and applications.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• B.A. degree preferred
• Administrative and management experience preferred; specifically, effective, proven personnel management experience and systems development
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills and excellence in developing and maintaining strong relationships
• Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office
• Strong ability to work independently
• Energy, enthusiasm, and innovation in problem solving
• Knowledge of practices and standards of human resource administration preferred

Competitive candidates must be able to commit to the position for at least one year.

Application Process:
Please submit cover letter and resume to apply@onevillagepartners.org
Applications will be considered as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Development Associate Intern

Seeking a professional staff-level intern to work as an unpaid Fundraising and Development Associate for an entrepreneurial, start-up nonprofit that utilizes business approaches to improve the quality of life for those living in extreme poverty in rural villages in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Additional information about the organization can be found at www.onevillagepartners.org

Responsibilities:
Working 10-15 hours per week, the Fundraising and Development Associate supports OneVillage Partners' staffing and operations by managing the following duties:
1. Donor cultivation: prepare donor meetings and implement outreach strategy; capture information from the Director's donor and prospect conversations, meetings and emails in database; research potential donors; draft and send letters of acknowledgment and other correspondences to donors
2. Database management: Maintain, update, further refine, and cull reports from donor database
3. Grant writing: research, draft, refine and send grant proposals to targeted grantmaking institutions (identified by the intern and approved by the supervisor)
4. Administration: maintain fundraising files; attend and record minutes at development committee meetings, as needed
5. Online engagement: assist with email marketing content and management; assist in website, blog, and social media management as pertains to fundraising
6. Events: plan and support special events, as needed;

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Undergraduate interested in pursuing a career in nonprofit fundraising
2. Passion for and background in African development
3. Outstanding oral and written communication skills
4. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, excellent interpersonal skills;
5. Ability to multitask and remain flexible in a changing work environment
6. Excellent attention to detail
7. Self-motivated, energetic and hardworking
Competitive candidates must be able to commit to the position for at least one year.

Application Process:
Please submit cover letter and resume to apply@onevillagepartners.org
Applications will be considered as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. David's Center

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Get paid to build skills for your future!

St. David's Center has the perfect PAID work experiences for college students.

● Do you feel good when you help others?
● Are you reliable and dependable?
● Do you want paid work that is flexible?
● Do you have a reliable mode of transportation (not the bus)?
● Do you enjoy being active?
● Are you comfortable working on a team?
● Are you self directed?
● Do you have good communication skills?

If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, we may be the perfect fit for one another!


For over 50 years, St. David's Center has been dedicated to building relationships that
nurture the development of every child and family.


Today, St. David's Center serves more than 2,000 children and families throughout the
Twin Cities metro each year through:
● Early Childhood Education for children of all abilities
● Early Intervention and Treatment for children with developmental needs
● Life-Phase Services for individuals with enduring special needs


We have many different paid work opportunities including working one-on-one, in groups
or in the community with children or young adults with special needs. It's rewarding, it
pays and it's a way for you to build skills for your future. Join us in making a difference!
Please check out our opportunities and apply on our website: www.stdavidscenter.org/
employment

WASHINGTON- Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the creation of the Secretary's Honors Program (SHP), a new initiative to recruit exceptional recent graduates for careers at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The announcement was made at a meeting of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC), a federal advisory committee comprised of prominent university presidents and academic leaders.

"DHS is committed to providing rewarding and challenging careers for the next generation of homeland security leaders," said Secretary Napolitano. "The Secretary's Honors Program will help build a pipeline of talent critical to DHS' missions and ensure the Department employs the most qualified, and highly trained workforce both now and in the future."

Qualified candidates for the SHP compete for a limited number of positions across the Department, and are selected based on their academic performance, experience and other criteria. This premier program includes six different career tracks, and individuals who possess relevant graduate or undergraduate degrees may apply for fellowships related to information technology, cybersecurity, policy, management, emergency management, and law.

Those selected for the program will be offered a variety of incentives and enhanced career opportunities including Department rotations, mentorships, focused on-the-job training and inclusion in various professional development programs. Each fellowship lasts one or two years, and participants may have the opportunity to convert to permanent federal positions at DHS.

Learn more about the SHP at www.dhs.gov/secretarys-honors-program.

Family Stabilizat​ion Services Internship with PPL

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Project for Pride in Living's MFIP Programs are accepting a second intern in the Family Stabilization Services position for spring semester (Jan.-May). This is a great position for a student or recent graduate in human services, family social science, social work or related fields. The position provides a blend of direct service with diverse families, project opportunities, and training/interaction with experienced social services staff.

For more information, contact:
Julie Huck
Volunteer Program Manager
Project for Pride in Living
1035 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone 612-455-5111
julie.huck@ppl-inc.org
www.ppl-inc.org

Call for Applications - Deadline: December 7, 2012

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held at the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education issues. Applicants are sought who have potential and interest in pursuing careers as education researchers, faculty members, or other professionals who contribute to the research field.

Award
Fellows will participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop during the 2013 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. They will also have the benefit of a distinguished mentor as part of the award. The award includes conference registration and two nights of lodging. The fellows and/or their home institutions are responsible for transportation costs to San Francisco.

Eligibility
Candidates may come from a broad range of fields across the arts and sciences. Underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Candidates must be:

- Students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in good academic standing.
- Interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree that can lend itself to education research areas such as children and youth, school and schooling issues, higher education, education policy, student achievement, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, or education leadership.
- U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Dates
Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28 - 2013 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Visit http://www.aera.net/AERAfundingopportunities for the workshop description and application information.

Call for Applications - Deadline: December 7, 2012

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held at the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education issues. Applicants are sought who have potential and interest in pursuing careers as education researchers, faculty members, or other professionals who contribute to the research field.

Award
Fellows will participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop during the 2013 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. They will also have the benefit of a distinguished mentor as part of the award. The award includes conference registration and two nights of lodging. The fellows and/or their home institutions are responsible for transportation costs to San Francisco.

Eligibility
Candidates may come from a broad range of fields across the arts and sciences. Underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Candidates must be:

- Students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in good academic standing.
- Interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree that can lend itself to education research areas such as children and youth, school and schooling issues, higher education, education policy, student achievement, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, or education leadership.
- U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Dates
Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28 - 2013 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Visit http://www.aera.net/AERAfundingopportunities for the workshop description and application information.

INROADS is actively recruiting!

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The process is simple! All you have to do is email an updated resume to ewilliamson@inroads.org

Please keep in mind this candidate must be a sophomore meaning they would be graduating May 2015. Candidates must also have a strong desire to work in a store management role within the fast-paced, exciting retail industry, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and come with strong leadership skills. Below you will find more details but if you have any question please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you!

Deadline is time sensitive.

STORES LEADERSHIP INTERN

About This Opportunity
Use your business, leadership, and people skills to inspire exceptional performance. Maximize sales and profits. Ensure great customer service and team leader 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 Leadership Intern, you'll take the lead as you...

- Personal and professional development
- Exposure to senior leadership and strategic business activities and decisions· Meaningful real-world work experience
- Coaching and feedback from an assigned mentor
- Countless networking and community service opportunities
- The opportunity to receive a full-time offer to join us after graduation

Requirements
- Candidates must be a current Sophomore and willing to commit the next 2 summers (Summer 2013 and Summer 2014) to the program
- Graduating Dec 2015
- 3.0 or above GPA
- You are open to relocation upon graduation for your first leadership assignment· You are a chameleon. You can change directions on a dime
- You are outgoing and thrive in a team environment
- You love the retail environment and making people HAPPY!

Benefits
"LEARN, LEAD, and EMERGE" with hands-on Retail Management experience. Great opportunities for advancement! Create change, excitement, and innovation. Join a team of forward thinkers and leaders reinventing the retail industry one moment at a time!

"Fit" - Candidates must be able to consistently demonstrate :
Ø Leadership ability--Either through organizations or in work experience
Ø Long term interest in retail. Why, what excites them about this career path?
Ø Entrepreneurial mindset--A "make it happen" outlook. Willing to get hands dirty
Ø Enjoys working with people: Great attitude--very positive, "happy"
Ø Very articulate and confident
Ø Open to / willing to receive feedback

Career of the Week: Wildlife Warden

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Do you enjoy being outdoors? Are you interested in nature conservation? Love to hunt, fish, or both? If so, consider becoming a wildlife warden!

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Wildlife wardens monitor wildlife populations and ensure that hunters and fishers have proper licensing and follow all state rules and regulations as they apply to recreational use. Wildlife wardens typically work for state or federal governments. This field is expected to grow by 7% in the next two years and most entry level positions require a Bachelor's Degree in Parks and Recreation, some experience, and agency training as well.

Check out iseek.org and minnesotaworks.org for more info and current openings!

Technical Project Lead

Work Effects, located in downtown Minneapolis, is a consulting firm that specializes in developing trusted leaders and organizations. Our innovative technology solutions are developed in-house and focus on areas of leadership development, culture management, and performance management. Over the past decade we have succeeded in becoming an industry leader in building trust from the inside out. Our modular solutions use scientific tools to assesses leaders' transformational capabilities, identify the culture drivers of an organization, measure and track individual and organizational performance and develop conflict management skills in the workplace. We work with clients ranging from mid-cap to Fortune 100 companies. Our experienced team is very passionate about our work and the impact we have on others.

About the job:
We are seeking an analytical and team-oriented technology leader to provide work direction to our technical department. You will report directly to the president and will lead a team of five bright and committed developers who love what they do and are eager to innovate. This role will act as the primary liaison between client operations and the developers to insure deliverables are met or exceeded by asking the right questions, creating the right plans, while growing the discipline and technical skills of the team. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience as a technical oriented project manager or business analyst, possesses a strong ability to translate business requirements to technical specifications, and has a proven record of leading a team through the development and implementation of multiple projects at one time.

Responsibilities:
• Provide work direction and create a learning environment for the technical team, constantly assessing and evaluating team performance
• Plan and set project goals and milestones using the appropriate tools to plan and schedule project timelines and milestones
• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel on the technical team
• Serve as technical lead for client projects, collaborating with business and technology groups to direct and manage project development from start to finish
• Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
• Ensure compliance with our security and data privacy policies

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business IT, Computer Science, or related field
• Superior skill and ability in multi-tasking and prioritization; excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage a technical team
• Strong ability to create repeatable processes and documentation
• Technical acumen with a solid understanding of complex data mangling and multiple hierarchies
• 5 or more years of experience in project lead or business analyst role.
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office tools, include Visio and Project
• HRIS experience preferred

We provide a competitive salary in addition to health, dental, and 401K plan.

To apply: please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@work-effects.com

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Sales Consultant

About the Job:
Work Efffects is seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial-minded sales professional to join our fast-paced and innovative HR Consulting company. This individual will be responsible for converting opportunities into client engagements to sell our Leadership Development, Organization and Culture, and Performance Management solutions. The ideal candidate has had 3+ years of success in B2B Sales and possesses the drive, creativity and ability to do what it takes to get the job done. In our positive and collaborative environment you will work alongside a team of co-workers who are passionate about their work and will enjoy competitive pay and commissions.

Responsibilities:
• Work to identify potential new revenue opportunities
• Partner with potential clients utilizing a consultative selling approach to identify the appropriate solutions to meet and exceed their business needs
• Identify the business cases to drive proposals and demonstrate the potential return on investment, converting opportunities into client engagements
• Build trusted relationships at the Executive level to implement the talent strategies which will provide the most business impact
• Document activities and sales opportunities in the CRM tool so resource requirements and future revenue can be assessed
• Occasional National Travel may be required (no more than 20%)

Qualifications:
• 3+ years of B2B Sales experience
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Experience selling software and/or professional services preferred
• 4-year college degree
• Experience selling to HR departments or C-level decision makers a plus
• CRM experience a plus


This position involves contacting new prospects, determining opportunities, and working to develop new accounts. You will be responsible for contacting high-level executives and HR professionals in mid-sized companies to drive new sales for our suite of Leadership Development and Organizational Development solutions. As you progress you will continue to develop your client base and grow the new accounts you have brought on board.

We provide a competitive base salary and commission structure with significant earnings potential in addition to health, dental, and 401K plan.


To apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@work-effects.com

Student Strengths Workshops

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Top 5 + Career
Dec. 4th | 3:00-4:00pm | Lind Hall 215
Learn how you can use your Top 5 strengths to create a resume & cover letter, create your elevator pitch, and prepare for an interview.

Presenters: Amanda Duffy, Career Center for Science and Engineering & Katy Hinz, Office for Student Engagement.

Register for workshops here!
www.strengths.umn.edu

College of Education & Human Development
cehd@umn.edu | 612-626-9252 | 104 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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