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Register for a Skill Based Summit!

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2012 Skills Based Summit
Friday, November 16, 2012 8:00AM-4:30PM
Mall of America 4th Floor Executive Suite

2012 Summit Registration Form.docx

• Ever wonder how a corporation markets its product to its audiences? Or how it utilizes social media to reach new customers?
• Interested in hearing ideas from the corporate perspective along with learning more about nonprofits?
• Looking to expand your knowledge base?

Then join us for the chance to learn valuable skills while networking with professionals in your area!

We will be hosting the Summit to bring together our corporate partners with nonprofits, schools, and faith-based organizations for a day filled with learning new skills and sharing best practices. Through group workshops and one-to-one consultations on a variety of topics, corporate experts will be offering their knowledge and expertise to help nonprofits meet their operational needs. This is an incredible opportunity for not only volunteer managers, but also for all staff and board members, organizational leaders, and volunteers or interns. All are welcome to join us!

General Mills, 3M, Thomson Reuters, and Cummins will be providing workshops on topics ranging from marketing, social media, customer service, technology, finance, legal issues, and more.

Early bird registration is available until October 16th so hurry in, space is limited.

In addition, we are collaborating with GiveMN on their "Give to the Max Day" on Thursday, November 15th. We will be providing speed volunteering activities during GiveMN's event to spread awareness for volunteering alongside the benefit of donating funds to not-for-profits.

Questions, contact Zeeda Magnuson at 612-379-4900 ext 13 or zeeda@handsontwincities.org

Mark your calendar for the Community Involvement Fair

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Want to know more about what's going on in your community? Make sure you make it to the Community Involvement Fair.

You can make a difference in the Twin Cities community! This event provides students a chance to learn about local volunteer and internship opportunities. Talk to representatives from more than 90 organizations to find a position that matches your major and/or interests. Learn about volunteer and internship positions in fields such as: youth education and mentoring, ELL/ESL tutoring, the environment, animal rights, healthcare/public health, law, criminal justice, housing/homelessness, political organizing, public policy, family services/ family violence, the arts, GLBT communities, and women and gender issues.

Please visit http://servicelearning.umn.edu/CIF/ for more information including a list of organizations that will be in attendance.

Details:
What: Community Involvement Fair
When: Thursday, September 20th, 2012
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Coffman Memorial Union - Great Hall

Fluent in Spanish? Become an instructor!

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Futura Language Professionals is currently looking for part-time Spanish Instructors for the 2012/2013 school year

Paid internships are available to students in the Departments of Education and Spanish.
Futura Language Professionals is currently seeking various candidates to fill their paid internship positions for the 2012-2013 school year, which begins in September. These positions are specifically to act as Part-Time Spanish Instructors in their before and after school Spanish enrichment programs. Students who participate in this program will gain valuable experience in their fields, as well as an opportunity to booster their resumes for graduation.

Futura Language Professionals are a community-based Spanish school, which provides parent funded after school Spanish instruction to elementary aged students. They have two proven and written curriculum. Their methods utilize songs, games, and cultural activities to create a fun and dynamic learning environment.

The Basics of the program:
• Classes meet for 45 minutes to one hour per week immediately before or after school
• Classes offered for eight or ten weeks in the fall and spring semesters
• Dynamic theme-based or ten-part conversational programs curriculum offered
• Classes held onsite at local elementary schools

They offer:
• A competitive wage ($28-35/hr)
• Paid training ($10.50/hour)
• Curriculum, materials, and lesson plans provided
• A flexible schedule
• Mentoring and an opportunity to network with local schools
• Formal observations at least once per semester
• Written evaluation (to be provided to your department if requested)

Requirements:
• No certification is required
• Near fluency in Spanish is essential
• Experience working with children
• Reliable transportation
• Must have junior standing or above at the university level
• Fall and spring semester commitment (Late Sept through April)
• Responsible and dynamic students encouraged to apply!


Students can apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:

Elizabeth Martinez
elizabethm@futuraadventures.com
Or call at 952-261-4105
www.futuraadventures.com

Weekly Volunteer Opportunities from HandsOn Twin Cities

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This is your weekly newsletter containing ten of the top Volunteer Opportunities of the week.

Opportunities Supporting Learning and Self-Sufficiency

Computer and Homework Helper:
Volunteer with Aeon in Minneapolis in their community and resource rooms serving low-income families. They need devoted volunteers to assist children and adults with computers and homework in our community resource rooms. Flexible schedule. Minimum volunteer commitment is one 90-minute shift a week.

MEP Mentor:
Mentor a group of college-bound high school students in the Saint Paul Public Schools' Multicultural Excellence Program (MEP). You will be matched with at least one other mentor. Mentors should be members of the Twin Cities business community or currently enrolled in college. Mentors encourage students to complete high school and seek higher education. Serve as a positive role model for students. Share career information and education experiences with students. Help students develop a positive self esteem. Students that graduate from MEP can get free or reduced tuition at many colleges and universities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Reading Lab Tutor - Brooklyn Center:
Help adult learners improve their reading, writing and English skills in a classroom setting in Brooklyn Center. The STAR program focuses on adult learners at a 2nd - 5th grade reading level. Volunteers will assist learners by helping guide group activities and one-on-one tutoring under the direction of the supervising instructor. Metro North ABE seeks enthusiatic volunteers that are open to working with diverse communities and are interested in education. Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

GetSet for Work and Self Advocacy Intern:
Arc of Greater Twin Cities is seeking an intern to update power point presentations and other communication/marketing pieces related to the GetSet to Work and self-advocacy programs. Work on testing and survey/assessment methodologies. Assist with the administrative needs.

Opportunities Supporting the Family

Parenting Time Volunteer:
Volunteers are needed to help out parents that come to interact and parent their children in a supervised setting at Perspectives Family Center in St. Louis Park. They need up to four volunteers for this program, which is on Friday evenings from 6-8 pm and Saturday or Sunday during the day. Help a family stay connected!

Food Shelf:
The Neighbors' emergency food shelf in South St. Paul serves 15-20 families per day. Volunteers check expiration dates, sort food donations, and stock shelves. Feel gratified knowing that our neighbors are being fed. Morning and afternoon shifts, Monday-Friday, Tuesday evenings. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Other Opportunities

Jungle Boogie Fundraising Event Volunteer:
Help The Wildcat Sanctuary at its fundraising event just west of Minneapolis. Assist with the Fund-A-Need portion of the program. Volunteers will collect funds and contact information from a table of 8 to 10 guests. This fundraiser is a major part of the funding for their programs.

Corporate/School/Church Group Volunteer Opportunity:
Bridging has opportunities at its Roseville and Bloomington locations to assist with sorting and organizing donations. Activities could also involved loading and unloading. Great opportunity for your group of 5 to 25 people! Mon-Thurs, 1 to 6pm, F-Sat, 9 to 3pm. Must schedule in advance.

Board Member:
Apply to join the board of Theater Space Project. They manage the Lowry Lab Theater in downtown St. Paul. During the past year, ten small organizations produced 22 productions in their theater that attracted 4,500 audience members

Pencil Collector:

All you need to do is collect new pencils (any type) from friends, families or local organizations that might want to hold a pencil drive. All pencils will be included in birthday gift bags for children living in poverty on their birthday.

Want to hear about more volunteer opportunities? Check out their website or contact HandsOn Twin Cities at 612-379-4900.

Intern with the YMCA!

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The YMCA P.H.D. (Physical, Healthy and Driven) program is an obesity prevention, weight management and nutrition education program targeting at-risk children and families in the Twin Cities metro. Its goal is to teach the importance of becoming more physically active and motivated to take charge of their overall health and well-being. The overarching goal of the YMCA P.H.D. is to increase the number of youth and families that incorporate exercise and healthful choices into their lives, and to thereby positively impact the skyrocketing rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases among the families we serve.

P.H.D. interns will provide youth with fun, interactive lessons that will enrich, educate and empower our youth to modify unhealthy habits. Interns will also assist with promoting and marketing the program to organizations and parks. In addition, because we are serving is at-risk youth, P.H.D. interns must be compassionate yet vigilantly aware mandatory reporters.

Qualifications Necessary Include:

- Major in communication, public health, nutrition or other relevant fields
- 3-4 months' experience working with at-risk youth
- Critical and creative thinker
- Strong communication skills necessary; both indirect and direct
- Ability to plan and implement relevant activities and lesson plans
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Ability to work well with children in grades K-12
- Ability to work 20 hours a week
- Ability to maintain positive attitude, enthusiasm, great energy
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Publisher and Word

Applications are due by August 3rd, 2012.

For more information view the PHD INTERNSHIP chad edits.doc, or contact Souk Phetsamone: PHD Coordinator at 612-588-9484 or email question to souk.phetsamone@ymcatwincities.org

Volunteer and Intern with Intermedia Arts

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Intermedia Arts builds understanding among people by catalyzing and inspiring artists and audiences to make changes in their lives and communities. They work to empower artists and community leaders to use arts-based approaches to solve community issues. From graffiti art to digital technology to performance art to spoken word, they work from the community up to unearth and enliven new and emerging artists and art forms while challenging and exploring the role of art in our lives.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Aerosol and Graffiti Art Day Camp Assistant:
Job Description: Assist Teaching Artists in setting up for, cleaning up, and running the Aerosol and Graffiti Art Day Camps
Qualifications: Outgoing, Interest in Graffiti Art, Work well with Middle and High School age youth
Dates: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday July 23 - 27 (though assisting on a few of the days instead of everyday or even partial days would still be helpful)

Animation Workshop Series Assistant:
Job Description: Assist Teaching Artists in setting up for, cleaning up, and running the Animation Workshop Series
Qualifications: Outgoing, Interest in Animation, Work well with Middle and High School age youth
Dates: Noon - 5pm, Monday - Thursday August 20 - 23 (though assisting on a few of the days instead of everyday or even partial days would still be helpful)

Uptown Art Fair Community Liaison:
Job Description: Work alongside Intermedia Arts staff, youth, and artists during the Uptown Art Fair talking to the community about the awesome work Intermedia Arts does in the community. Training provided.
Qualifications: Outgoing, Able to work well under pressure, ability to talk with many different people, Familiarity with Intermedia Arts' programs and mission a plus.
Dates: August 3, 11am - 9pm, August 4, 9am - 9pm, August 5, 9am - 6pm. Shorter shifts available

Intermedia Arts Street Team:
Job Description: Deliver fliers and marketing materials to specific locations around the Twin Cities
Qualifications: Access to transportation, outgoing, ability to speak on behalf of Intermedia Arts (training provided)
Dates: August 1 - September 15, flexible hours

Step Up Program Assistant:
Job Description: Assist Youth Programs staff in setting up for, cleaning up, and running the Step Up Summer Job program. Work directly with young people (ages 14 and 15) as they create their own films.
Qualifications: Outgoing, Interest in Film, Work well with youth, No criminal history, film making experience a plus
Dates: 10am-4:40pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, June 18 - August 16. Would like a commitment on at least one full day per week (could be split into separate morning (10am - 1pm) and afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm) shifts

INTERNSHIPS

Events/Production Intern for Intermedia Art:

The intern unites cross-cultural and interdisciplinary art to promote well-being. Intermedia Arts works in diverse communities and create cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, participatory arts activities. The intern invites audiences to feed and be fed, and encourage participants to take an active role in an exchange of food, stories and recipes, reconnecting culture and art.

Internship Description: The Events/Production Intern will assist with upcoming public art events, including our monthly Open Kitchen potluck series and live cooking demonstrations at the Uptown Farmer's Markets. Duties include: • Grocery shopping
• Assistance with set-up and strike of events, including food prep, cooking, and clean up
• General assistance during events, which might include ushering and house management, taking photos, etc.
• Office work related to event production, such as filing, data entry, internet research, and scanning/copying
Requirements: Candidates must be familiar with basic cooking techniques, have strong computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.) and be self-directed with tasks. An interest in performance and food would be great! All candidates must have reliable transportation that they are willing to use for internship duties. Candidates must also be able to be on their feet for sustained periods of time.

Hours/Commitment: Internship includes a minimum of 4 events per month, with a time commitment of approximately 6 hours/event (or 24 hours/month). Monthly events include one Open Kitchen (one Wednesday per month, 4-10PM), one Farmers' Market demonstration (one Sunday per month, 9AM-4PM), and two additional Monday cooking sessions (time is flexible for these), All full event schedule will be provided in advance. We require a commitment through the end of November 2012.

To apply: For consideration, please send your resume and three (3) professional academic references to Erin Lavelle, Producer, at zenzero@thepeoplescook.org

Get in touch with Intermedia Arts at: Volunteer@IntermediaArts.org or 612.871.4444. Be sure to let them know if you would like to receive volunteer opportunities each month via email.

Open Arms of Minnesota is hiring!

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Open Arms of Minnesota works to provide meals to those suffering from diseases like HIV/AIDS to help them live healthier, more independent lives.

Volunteers and staff are integral to their work. They offer opportunities to cook, bake, deliver and, now, plant and harvest food. Volunteers and employees find their work at Open Arms meaningful and can immediately see and feel the impact of their work,

CURRENT STAFF OPENINGS:

Development Associate:

Help grow our program by crafting successful grant proposals and serving as an integral part of our development team. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 13.

Farm Assistant
Keep our 3-acre organic farm in Belle Plaine growing strong, and our farm volunteer experience fruitful. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 20.

SUMMER 2012 INTERNSHIPS:

Program Internship:
We're looking for two interns to help with our core program. If you'd like to spend your summer making a difference in the community and learning how a nonprofit operates.

VOLUNTEER OPENINGS:

Delivering Meals:
Take delicious food and a friendly face to our client's door.

Cooking Meals:
Work with our chefs to prepare nutritious entrees, soups, and baked goods.

Growing Veggies:
Get your hands dirty at our organic vegetable farm, growing produce for our kitchen.

OR be the face of Open Arms as a receptionist, help our staff with administrative projects and volunteer at special events. Contact Lila of Open Arms (email: lila@openarmsmn.org) for more information about these opportunities.

For more information about Open Arms of Minnesota, check out their website, call them at 612-872-1152, or email them at info@openarmsmn.org.

Looking for a job or grant? CLA Career Services can help!

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Have you ever checked out CLA Career Services before? They've got tools and resources to help you in your career search, and guide you once you've landed the job.

Looking for a job?
CLA Career Services can critique or help you write resumes and cover letters, do practice interviews, and advise you about all aspects of a job search.

Remember GoldPass for jobs and internships
The GoldPASS website contains thousands of listings for jobs and internships, including local, national, and international positions. GoldPASS is exclusively for U of M students and alumni. Make use of this excellent resource!

CLA Grants for the Summer of 2012
Do you have an unpaid internship this summer? Apply by June 13th! The College of Liberal Arts offers $1200 grants to a small number of CLA undergrads doing unpaid internships.

Interested in a Guide to Internships?

Whether you have an internship now or you'll be looking for one later, this advice will help.

Fall Career Classes

Whether you are exploring possible majors and careers, trying to determine what you'll do after graduation, laying the groundwork for a successful job search, or wanting to get the most out of your internship, we have career courses that can give you expert guidance. For a list of classes, see http://www.clacareer.umn.edu/careerclasses

Workshops & Career Prep

These 60-minute workshops are an introductory preparation tool. Make sure to check out their descriptions for workshops and a and complete schedule for workshops coming up. The next workshop will cover resumes and cover letters ( June 20th).

Want more information? Check out their website, email them at clacareer@umn.edu, call them at 612-624-7577 or stop in at their office at 411 Science Teaching and Student Services Building.

Work or Intern for United Way!

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Work with Greater Twin Cities United Way to attack poverty around the Twin Cities and achieve lasting change. When you work at United Way, you're part of a group that is making the Twin Cities a better place to live.
Long-term Positions:

Development Associate

If you are a collaborative person with strong organizational skills motivated to help achieve revenue goals through providing key administrative and project support to Planned Giving fundraising and development staff - this position might be for you!

Donor Support Associate

If you have a passion for providing great service, have an eye for detail and enjoy problem solving, this could be the position for you

Temporary Positions:
Temporary Campaign Executive
Campaign Executives provide assistance and leadership in securing employee, individual and corporate contributions for an annual campaign.

Temporary Telephone Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Reps provide leadership in securing employee, individual and corporate contributions for an annual campaign over the phone.

Internships:
Marketing Financial Analyst Intern
The Financial Analyst intern will help define and quantify the business case for United Way relating to expanding its direct to donor engagement through all channels.

Foundation Relations & Special Initiatives Internship
This position works directly with the Foundation Relations & Special Initiatives team to assist with the Foundation Relations fundraising program.

Have any questions? Check out United Way's website or call them at 612-340-7400.

Northwest Youth & Family Services is seeking interns and volunteers for their summer programs.

Northwest Youth & Family Services, a community-based non-profit agency, prepares youth and families for healthy lives. NYFS' mission is to prepare youth and families for healthy lives through counseling, health education, and support services.

Internships Available:

STEP Into Summer Group Leader.doc
The STEP Into Summer program is seeking a Group Leader who is able to strengthen community partnerships, empower young people and provide assistance while organizing and leading activities. The Group Leader will assist the Program Coordinator and Head Group Leader in supervising volunteering and youth on a daily basis, in addition to documenting progress of youth and communicating regularly with the program coordinator.

Special Events Intern
This position involves providing administrative assistance in the areas of event planning,
promotion and implementation. Duties include assembling and distributing marketing materials and invitations, data entry, research, conducting follow-up calls with participants and making silent auction donation requests.

Assistant Lead Tutor Intern
STEP is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to intern as our Assistant Lead Tutor Intern. The intern will assist and impact our mission by strengthening community partnerships, empowering young people and providing assistance while organizing and running activities. The intern will assist the Program Coordinator and Lead Tutor in supervising volunteers and youth on a daily basis, in addition to documenting progress of youth and communicating regularly with the program coordinator.

Discovery Program Intern

Discovery Program interns provide effective activities that motivate, engage and stimulate youth development, organize group and individual mentoring, and provide weekly case noting and all other documentation for the program

Communications/PR Intern

The Communications/PR internship involves writing and updating selected NYFS brochures, flyers, news releases and informational articles, designing new brochures and promotional pieces that complement NYFS logo and look, and meeting with program staff.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Junior Group Leader.doc
Junior Group Leaders will assist the program coordinator and head group leaders with daily activities, while ensuring all youth remain safe.

STEP Program Mentor
STEP program mentors guide students as they discover community needs, take action through service work and learn through reflection and evaluation. Mentors assist staff as they identify leadership and youth development opportunities.

STEP Tutor

STEP tutors work with middle school students at least once a week, work with our AmeriCorps STEP program coordinator to co-lead activities or community service
projects, and assist school or agency staff with specific goals.

Discover Mentor

Discovery mentors assist the Discovery coach and staff, assume a primary role in mentor relationships with teens, and attend staff conferences and goal-setting meetings.

Employment Assistant
Employment assistants train and supervise teen employees, sort, price and stock donated merchandise, and co-lead employment seminars and help teens with job searches.

For more information, check the NYFS website or call them at 651-486-3808.

Paid Summer Internship with MnDOT!

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The Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute and the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota are partnering with Howard University and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to offer an http://www.cts.umn.edu/education/currentjobs/mndotinternship//">eight-week paid summer internship program with MnDOT in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan region from June 11 through August 3, 2012. The internship will be open to undergraduate students from the University of Minnesota and Howard University. Participants will be part of a small cohort of students that will be involved in the program together.

The program is open to all qualified applicants, but it is designed to provide members of diverse groups with summer opportunities in transportation where these groups have been underrepresented. Undergraduates from all fields of engineering, material science, geography, planning, architecture/landscape architecture, communications, marketing, economics, psychology/human factors, and related fields are http://www.cts.umn.edu/education/currentjobs/mndotinternship//">invited to apply.

Compensation will be in the range of $12.21-$13.25 per hour and includes room and board provided at the University of Minnesota, a travel allowance, and access to the region's public transportation system operated by Metro Transit.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.cts.umn.edu/education/currentjobs/mndotinternship//. The application deadline is Friday, May 11.


If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Haag by phone: 612-625-5608 or email at haag0025@umn.edu.

CLA & CSE are Hiring + Wilderness Inquiery Internships Available

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CLA is currently accepting applications for program assistants and program assistant leads (PAs & PALs) to work with our First Year Course, CLA 1001 and 1002. PAs and PALs will help to implement this first year experience for all CLA students.

PAs will be working directly with first year students to deliver the course. To Apply (click the red link)

PALs will guide the PAs and work on the implementation of the course. To Apply (click the red link)
CLA's First Year course (also known as CLA 1001 and 1002), is focused on providing the connections, resources and support to help make first year students successful. PAs and PALs will learn facilitation skills, mentor other students, develop leadership skills and work as part of the CLA First Year experience team.

For more information, please check out the job descriptions or contact mthul@umn.edu


Student Life Coordinator - CSE Student Programs
The College of Science & Engineering is pleased to announce a newly created position in Student Services. Please see below the position description, duties, qualifications and appointment term.It is now posted on the OHR website under Requisition 176257

Summary of goals and duties:
Create and implement student development initiatives that foster student learning, success and connection to the College of Science & Engineering based on student engagement best practices. Reference the Student Development and Student Learning outcomes as the main objective and guideline.

Wilderness Inquiry is now accepting applications for Trail Staff, Internships, and Urban Wilderness Boat Captains for summer 2012. They are looking for people with outstanding leadership and decision-making skills, high energy, and a willingness to work hard.

If you are interested, please apply for the positions by going to: www.wildernessinquiry.org/jobs

For more information, see the following flyers
- Trail Staff Flyer
- Internship Flyer

Prep Workshops for Job Fairs + Virtual Job Fair + Careers in Law

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Job Fair Preparation Sessions for Diverse Students

Learn how a job fair works including what to expect, how to talk to employers what to wear, what to bring and more!
- Disabled Students - Friday, February 3, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, DSCC 2nd Floor Coffman Union
- Multicultural Students - Tuesday, February 7, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, 230 STSS
- International Students - Thursday, February 16, 5:00pm-6:30pm, 140 Nolte Hall

Can't make it to one of these sessions? View the online job fair preparation workshop instead!

Virtual Career Fair

Register NOW (until Jan. 24th)

Explore the Employers List to see if there is a company you are just dying to "meet."

Please note that on JANUARY 25-26, 2012: International Students will Meet recruiters live online..It's easy!

All types of majors for all kinds of roles, i.e. Engineering, HR, Business, Marketing, Sales, Finance, IT, Science, & More

Careers in Law Forum

When: February 29, 2012
Where: Willey Hall Atrium
Time: 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

Stop by to learn about law schools, law-related career options, as well as volunteer and internship opportunities. You can talk with representatives from law schools, paralegal organizations, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and test prep services.

Stop by anytime during the event. You do not need to register in advance to attend. More information is available here: http://www.clacareer.umn.edu/events_misc/Law_Forum.html

Prep Workshops for Job Fairs + Virtual Job Fair + Careers in Law

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Job Fair Preparation Sessions for Diverse Students

Learn how a job fair works including what to expect, how to talk to employers what to wear, what to bring and more!
- Disabled Students - Friday, February 3, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, DSCC 2nd Floor Coffman Union
- Multicultural Students - Tuesday, February 7, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, 230 STSS
- International Students - Thursday, February 16, 5:00pm-6:30pm, 140 Nolte Hall

Can't make it to one of these sessions? View the online job fair preparation workshop instead!

Virtual Career Fair

Register NOW (until Jan. 24th)

Explore the Employers List to see if there is a company you are just dying to "meet."

Please note that on JANUARY 25-26, 2012: International Students will Meet recruiters live online..It's easy!

All types of majors for all kinds of roles, i.e. Engineering, HR, Business, Marketing, Sales, Finance, IT, Science, & More

Careers in Law Forum

When: February 29, 2012
Where: Willey Hall Atrium
Time: 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

Stop by to learn about law schools, law-related career options, as well as volunteer and internship opportunities. You can talk with representatives from law schools, paralegal organizations, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and test prep services.

Stop by anytime during the event. You do not need to register in advance to attend. More information is available here: http://www.clacareer.umn.edu/events_misc/Law_Forum.html

Native American Internship

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The Native American Research Internship

Want a dynamic summer research opportunity? If you are a Native American Undergraduate Junior and Senior student who is interested in Health Science research - this internship is for you!

Located at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a 10-week, paid summer internship, funded by the National Institutes of Health.
- Focus: to provide Native American students an outstanding laboratory or clinically based research experience working alongside world class research faculty at the University of Utah.
- Goal: to support the academic, career, and personal development of Native American students who are interested in Health Science careers.

Each student will participate in approximately 40 hours/week of internship activities. Approximately 30 hours/week will be for research related activities, and approximately 10 hours/week will be for academic/professional development.

You will work closely with research mentors as well as Native American faculty and staff mentors, develop meaningful relationships within the Health Science and Native American research communities, attend a Native American Health conference, and have opportunities to shadow physicians at their clinical practice.

Students will also gain insightful knowledge in the areas of: graduate/medical school preparation, career development, additional academic opportunities, community engagement, professionalism, creating scientific posters, and presenting research material. Additionally, students who successfully complete a summer internship have the option of participating again during the following summer, essentially being able to participate for two summers.

The Native American Research Internship provides students a stipend as well as housing at the University of Utah. Both University of Utah students and non-University of Utah undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. No previous research experience is required.

Are you interested? Please contact Richard White at richard.white@hsc.utah.edu with any questions or concerns about the application process.


Below details the Application Process

INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit completed application package by February 24 ,2012

1. Application Form: Completely filled out.
2. Personal Statement: A one page statement addressing: why you are interested in participating in this research program, your future plans, an how this research program will help you.
3. One Letter of Recommendation: Letter of recommendation should be from your college professor, academic adviser, or a professional reference from previous employment.
4. Academic Transcript(s): A current copy of your unofficial academic transcript(s).


Send complete application package to:

Richard White
Native American Research Internship
University of Utah
Department of Pediatrics
PO Box 581289
Salt Lake City, UT 84158
Email: richard.white@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-213-3499
Fax: 801-581-3899


* Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee during the month of February.
* Applicants will be chosen and contacted for a phone interview during the month of March.
* Applicants will be informed via email by April 13, 2012 of the selection committee's decision.

Jobs! Internships!

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Internships!

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Intern with the Mayor & Student Activities

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Students, please take note: IT Service Disruption October 1-2

There will be a planned twelve-hour interruption to IT services at the University of Minnesota beginning on Saturday, October 1 at 6:00 p.m., with service restoration beginning on Sunday, October 2 at 6:00 a.m. All services will be restored by noon on Sunday. During this time, you will not be able to access IT systems and services such as WebVista and Moodle.

Student Activities

Collegiate Golf Alliance National Qualifier: The University of Minnesota and St. Olaf College are partnering to offer the 2011 Collegiate Golf Alliance (CGA) National Championship Regional Qualifier on Friday, September 30 at the University of Minnesota Golf Course. Winning 2-somes will advance to Las Vegas for the National Championships! For more information, visit the CGA Golf website.

Are you ready for the 2011 Gopher Adventure Race? Participants race in teams of two, traveling by foot and campus transportation to take on physical and mental challenges while deciphering clues that will allow you to discover and experience the U in a whole new way! Register online at Z.UMN.EDU/GAR to reserve your spot. Top prizes provided by North Face. Great swag, drawings, and food for all! All University of Minnesota students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to participate. Register early as openings are limited and expected to fill very soon! For more information, contact: Connie Magnuson at magnu001@umn.edu . Date: October 7, 2011, Cost: $30.00

Are you interested in getting to know one of your professors better? You and two classmates can coordinate a lunch with one of your professors at any participating University Dining Services location! Learn more...

Comedians of Chelsea Lately: Sarah Colonna, Loni Love, Matt Braunger & Jen Kirkman share sidesplitting commentary on pop culture. 9 p.m. Free! October 8 at the Great Hall in Coffman Union. Two admitted per student U Card. For more information, visit www.sua.umn.edu/latelycomedians.


Internship with the Mayor's Office

The Mayor's Office is currently in need of an intern who can help in the communications department. Ideal candidates will have good writing background and experience. A major or minor/concentration in writing, journalism and or English would be great, but not necessary. Candidates may be undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates. Internships are unpaid, but we are flexible with hours and we are certain that our interns will contribute and learn as much from their experience with us as well as we, from the experience with them. If interested, please look at the application process. Questions? Email Chai Lee at: chai.lee@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Internship & Student Leadership (on-campus and abroad)

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Internship

Applications are now being accepted for the U.S. Department of State's Summer 2012 Student Internship Program. Click here to read more about the Student Internship Program, and to start the Gateway to State online application process. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is November 01, 2011. You can also visit the Student Programs forum to post questions or read discussions about this program.

Study Abroad & Student Leadership

Explore leadership in a new cultural context! There are short-term and semester-long programs with a leadership emphasis. Sites in include Ireland, South Africa, Costa Rica, Rome, and Tanzania. Review the attached brochure and come to the open house to meet the leaders of these programs and students who have participated in the past.
When: Wednesday, September 28. Time: 4 - 5:30. Location: Appleby Hall Welcome Center (1st floor). (PS: free pizza!)


How can you get the most out of your international experience? Join the Business Association of Multicultural Students (BAM) and CIBER for a firsthand look at preparing for an international experience of a lifetime. Time: September 27, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location: Carlson School, 1-143
More info: carlsonschool.umn.edu/ciber/events. (PS: free pizza!)


Be a part of University of Minnesota history and help out with the Inauguration of the University's 16th President! A surprise greeting line is being organized for Dr. K to span the length of the Washington Avenue Bridge as he walks from his post-inauguration lunch on West Bank to a public reception in Coffman Union on September 22 at 1 p.m. Free Gopher T-shirt for the first 1,500 students to register and students can also win lunch with the President!


GLBTQ Ally Training 101 - National Coming Out Day Session
Tues, Oct 11, 4:00-7:00 PM
Coffman Union President's Room 332

In Ally Training 101, attendees leave the training with newfound awareness and concrete steps they can take to help make our campus and larger communities more welcoming and affirming for everyone. These sessions are free and open to the public. Educational materials and Ally stickers/buttons will be provided as well as free food (including vegan and gluten-free options). To register, please email glbtapo@umn.edu with your name, email, and University or community affiliation.

College Student "Start of the Semester" Resource List

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Internships & Student Employment

Employment Website: University of Minnesota's internal link to jobs, internships and other employment opportunities on-campus.

GoldPass: the U's link to jobs not only on-campus, but off. This website focuses more in internships, full time/part time professional positions and fellowships.

Springboard For The Arts: website dedicated to bringing jobs and internships to those interested or dedicated to arts, culture and community to the Twin Cities (and beyond)

Looking for a Job in Minneapolis/St. Paul catered to students? Snagajob.com is for you! Search for a job near you or browse through daily postings.

CareerJet.com allows for students to find jobs that fit with their work schedule and academic persuits. Look for both current postings for while your a student, after you graduate, or that special internship.


Health & Wellness

Boynton Health Services: So much more than a clinic and pharmacy, Boynton houses many student organizations, help/support groups, specific clinics (Women's, Eye, Immunizations, etc) as well as personal care such as massages, yoga/tai chi classes, dietary/personal fitness, etc! Go to their website for more information or to see what is covered by your Student Fees!

Aurora Center: Provides a safe and confidential space for students who are survivors of sexual assault and anyone who needs a safe place to talk or confide in someone.

Recreation Sports & Fitness Centers (both East Bank and St.Paul Campus): From group fitness to personal fitness, the Recreation Centers and Rec Sports have something for everyone!


Academia

Writing Center: Quite possibly be one of the best resources on campus. Everyone writes, they help you make your writing better.

Career Services Center: Not just for CLA students, anyone can utilize these fabulous people to jump start your passions to turn them into a career.

Center for Academic Planning & Exploration (CAPE): Still deciding on a major? CAPE provides individualized advising and career coaching that will guide you through the process of finding a major that is right for you!


Volunteering

You're looking in the best place (Volunteermatch.com: one of the best and most comprehensive websites for finding opportunities around the Twin Cities.

Just incase you thought I was lying to you about the fantastic things that volunteering does not only for the community but for yourself, read Fast Company's article on how volunteering can put you on a new career path.

Are you a University Department, Organization or Service and have resources you would like to share with students? Let me know! Share your opportunities or information with me at engage.umn.edu!

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