Gopher students, check it out! The Big Ten Network is giving away a $1,000 service scholarship this year to a University of Minnesota student. To be eligible, you must be a full-time student and volunteer at least 10 hours between Sept. 6, 2011, and Dec. 9, 2011. Students will be asked to submit an essay between Nov. 14, 2011, and Dec. 9, 2011, telling BTN about their volunteer experience.
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Get ready to register for spring 2012: registration begins tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8, for students admitted to degree and certificate programs. Now is a great time to check out the spring 2012 class schedule, update your plan in Graduation Planner based on the available spring 2012 classes, and make an appointment with your academic adviser.
Internship & Volunteer Opportunities
Project Footsteps is currently looking for Spring Interns. Available upcoming semester internships include: Human Resource Assistant, Community Relations Assistant, Program Relations Assistant, Program Operations Assistant, Program Outreach Assistant, and Program Assistant- IGB. Interested individuals for a Spring semester internship should email jobs@projectfootsteps for more information.
Project Footsteps is also looking for Program facilitators, which are individuals who go to various locations throughout the Twin Cities and conduct youth programs to young people of all ages; all with the common goal of getting young people to realize their social leadership capacity and take responsibility for making the changes they want to see in our community.
Tryouts are held twice a month for the facilitator position. The next available tryout is Wednesday, November 16 and Tuesday November 22 at 3:30 at 1917 Logan Ave S (St. Paul Episcopal Church). If interested in attending tryouts or for an internship interview please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 612-353-6927 to RSVP or if you have any questions or concerns.
Interested in helping with the American Indian Science and Engineering U of M campus visit this Thursday? We will be hosting approximately 150 American Indian high school juniors and seniors. Please click for the form to get the times when volunteers are needed. Escorting groups would just be leading them from one location to another on campus. We do not need people for the campus tour portion, unless you really want to give a tour, we have student staff from the Admissions office that will be leading that portion.
For more information see: https://www.ymcatwincities.org/locations/university_ymca/So
Make a difference in the life of youth by being part of UY!: Get credit while building your leadership skills through a valuable, resume experience. While engaging with youth in the Twin Cities in hands-on activities, you can meet and network with individuals outside of the University and expand your strengths and talents. And of course, have fun!
Time Commitments: students have busy schedules and the UY involvement is based on needs and availability. Depending on the program, involvement can range - usually students are at sites 1 - 2 days a week, 2 - 4 hours. In the evening, one night a week, you will be scheduled with your program to gather for learning, planning, training and/or reflection.