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Bridges to Success: Mentoring Program for Transitional Years

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Become a mentor with the Bridges to Success: Mentoring Program for Transitional Years Program! Bridges to Success is a school-based, culturally-specific mentoring program located in the Saint Paul Public Schools. Adult mentors are matched with Saint Paul youth in the 6th , 7th , 8th , or 9th grade, who are enrolled in academic institutions offering the program. Caring mentors provide emotional support and direction once a week or once every other week for the purpose of strengthening students' academic achievement and motivation. Mentors are currently needed for Humboldt Secondary School.

For more information click here.

Take a Service Learning Course this Spring!

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There are still openings in some Service Learning Courses that will be offered this Spring. For 2 or 3 hours a week, you'll do volunteer work related to the class topic.

See a list of available courses here.

Participate in the National Student Exchange

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For a semester or a year, U of M students can study at another school in the U.S. or Canada. To participate in NSE next school year, apply by this February 10.

For a list of information session times and more information click here.

Volunteer at the Winter Carnival

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Applications to volunteer at the Winter Carnival are now posted! Find information and the application here.

Intern with Wilderness Inquiry

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Wilderness Inquiry (WI) offers an exciting internship experience for students in outdoor leadership, recreation administration, development, outreach, logistics, and therapeutic recreation. WI provides individuals with the chance to expand their educational and work opportunities through a "hands on" learning experience in a non-profit organization and with integrated populations in an outdoor recreation setting.

An internship with Wilderness Inquiry is best suited to a self-motivated individual with a positive attitude and a willingness to work. Responsibilities may include working with people in the field on integrated wilderness trips, administrating tasks in the office, and providing program and logistical support.

Find the application and more information here.

Student Employment Opportunity - Peer Advisor for CCLC

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Peer Advisors are responsible for advising U of M students interested in volunteering and internships in non-profit and government agencies; establishing/maintaining relationships with community organizations; recruiting and advising students in the Community Engagement Scholars Program; and conducting info session on the Scholars Program. Prior community involvement or volunteer experience is required. Experience in peer advising, recruitment, and conducting informational sessions, or work with non-profit organizations highly desirable. Past participation in a service-learning course(s) a plus.

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply visit Goldpass.

Get Involved with Culture Corps

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Culture Corps provides an opportunity for international students to share a piece of their culture and knowledge with the campus community through individually designed projects. Through classroom presentations, special events, lecture series, and other methods, Culture Corps participants provide unique perspectives and new insights to enrich cross-cultural understanding at the University. Participants gain skills in leadership, public speaking, and event organization, and develop self-awareness to see themselves, their culture, and their strengths in a new light.

Click here to find out how you can get involved!

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