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TIPS & Nice to know information about finals week...

Tip of Week: Alternatives!
Don't know what to do after graduation? Did you know there are alternatives to getting a job? You can consider AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, graduate school, Teach for America, teaching abroad, as well as many other opportunities. There are organizations such as Amizade, Inc, and Cross-Cultural Solutions to name a couple. There is a great book that has many organizations listed and how to get involved. It is called "Alternatives to the Peace Corps". If you are interested in learning more, feel free to stop by the CCSE office to check out the book!

Libraries open 24 hours during finals
Need a distraction-free study space? Wilson (West bank), Walter, and Bio-Med Libraries (East bank) are open 24 hours/day from Thursday, December 15 through Thursday, December 22. Magrath Library, in St. Paul, also has extended hours. Learn more...

Exam Jam is here!!
Prepare for finals by connecting with other students for tutoring and review workshops. Additionally, a full day of expanded tutoring hours is scheduled for the University's Study Day, Thursday, December 15. Tutor schedules and more details can be found at smart.umn.edu.


Program & Events Coming-UP!

Dalai Lama Fellows program
The Dalai Lama Fellows, a new global educational and social impact program, will fund up to $10,000 for one applicant whose project shows the most promise for the advancement of youth leadership and action in addressing four major and persistent global challenges: promoting cooperation and understanding between cultures and religions; alleviating poverty; diminishing violence; and promoting the environment. Learn more...


Exploring Majors Event
Join us for the Exploring Majors Event; a day-long workshop designed to help you figure out what major is right for you! This event will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The $15 registration fee includes lunch, workshops, personal assessments and event materials. Space is limited so register now. Learn more...


INROADS information session
Join us on Wednesday, December 7 from 5 - 6 p.m. to learn more about INROADS and their summer internship opportunities for underrepresented students! INROADS is the nation's largest non-profit source of paid internships for undergraduate, diverse youth. Learn more...


Summer internships
Now is the time to start planning your summer internship opportunity. Be sure to check out GoldPASS for information sessions and postings.

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