July 8, 2014

Upwardly Global Position

Position Title: Employment Services Associate
Location: SF or Milpitas office
Program Area: Employment Services
Reports to: Program Director

Upwardly Global, founded in 2000, is a national, award-winning nonprofit organization with offices in San
Francisco, New York, and Chicago. Upwardly Global helps work-authorized, skilled immigrants rebuild their
professional careers in the U.S. by providing professional job-search training and access to employers with global
talent needs.

Upwardly Global is steadfast in its core belief in the potential of immigrant professionals and the power of
employers to create large-scale social change while achieving bottom line results. We pride ourselves on fostering
a culture of results-orientation, entrepreneurial spirit, and a sense of the possible. For more information about
the organization, please visit www.upwardlyglobal.org.

Description: The Employment Services Associate (ESA) will report to the Program Director and provide direct
service coaching and advising for Upwardly Global job seekers. He/She is responsible for establishing trust and
rapport with job seeker clients and understanding clients' backgrounds, skills sets, learning/development, and job
search progress. The ESA works on the Employer Network team to support the development and growth of
Upwardly Global's Employer Network Program, with a primary focus on management of job seeker job placement.
This program is performance-based, and success is measured by meeting annual targets. The ideal candidate will
be interested in social entrepreneurship with an educational and/or work background in the field. Activities will
include, but are not limited to:

Job Seeker Management
 Manages, supports and coaches through the job search process including identifying a job search plan,
targeting, tailoring resumes, preparing cover letters, interviewing and marketing themselves
 Works inside employment services team to match job seekers with employer qualifications; refers
qualified applicants to members of our employer network
 Develops understanding of assigned industries in order to support job seekers
 Provides job seekers referrals to community organizations to support any additional needs (i.e. access to
housing, ESL, vocational training, healthcare, childcare, etc.)
 Maintains detailed relationship records using Salesforce database
 Collaborates with teams in New York and Chicago to share resources, employer connections, and build
our national reputation as an innovative source for talent
 Other duties as assigned

Program Projects
 Provides support on special projects as needed such as cross-office strategic initiatives, local events, social
media & marketing, and development support

 Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Business, HR, English or a related field
 2-4 years work experience and/or Master's: background in caseload management, client services, career
advising, HR, teaching/coaching, or social entrepreneurship a plus
 Strong editing skills, interest in providing extensive support and training on career-related documents
(resumes, cover letter, e-mails, and other US workforce customs)

Posted by hard0158 at 2:46 PM · Employment Opportunities

June 4, 2014

Notes from the PhD Internship Meeting 6/4/14n

Thanks to Krista Redlinger-Grosse for taking detailed notes from the Internship Meeting. CSPP Internship Meeting.docx

Posted by hard0158 at 1:47 PM · Internships

May 22, 2014

Job Opportunity

This job opportunity comes from Michelle Koker. Please contact her if you are interested.

We have a temporary adviser position open this summer in the Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program, which works with high-ability high school juniors and seniors enrolled in U of M courses. The position will run from June 2-August 1 and will be full-time during that period. It's not an assistantship, so there are no tuition benefits, but it pays somewhere in the range of $16-$17 per hour and offers an opportunity to gain valuable professional experience. Training will be provided.

Please have any interested candidates contact me directly at koker@umn.edu as soon as possible.Temp adviser_PSEO_Summer 2014_v. 2.docx

Posted by hard0158 at 2:33 PM · Employment Opportunities

May 14, 2014

NYU Shanghai is looking to hire a Health and Wellness Counselor

This opportunity was passed on by Dr. Romano.

Dear Colleagues,

NYU Shanghai is looking to hire a Health and Wellness Counselor. While NYU Shanghai has operated for 7 years as a study-away location for NYU, it opened this year as the third degree-granting campus in NYU's global network, joining NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi, along with a dozen study-away sites around the world. It will grow steadily over the next several years, and in August 2014, NYU Shanghai will be moving into brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities in Pudong most modern district of this international, urban environment.

NYU Shanghai seeks superb talent for this critical position, and appreciates your help in forwarding this message to likely candidates or sources.

The Health and Wellness Counselor is responsible for providing clinical assessment, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and management to the NYU Shanghai student community. See attachment for the job description.

Interested candidates should forward a CV and cover letter to shanghai.hr.recruit@nyu.edu.

Most sincerely,

Alexandra Milonas, LCSW, MPA
NYU Shanghai
Interim Director, Health and Wellness
Science Building, A309
Tel: (+86-21) 6222- 5142
Mobile: 13020248738
Email: alexandra.milonas@nyu.edu

Posted by hard0158 at 1:40 PM · Employment Opportunities

May 13, 2014

Reseach Experience Opportunity

I am seeking two graduate students interested in gaining research experience to help with analysis of a qualitative study for my dissertation. I am using Hill et al. (2005). Consensual Qualitative Research: An Update, as a guide for the analysis (article attached). The topic is women and gambling. I anticipate that most of the work will be done this summer and predominantly online. Please let me know if you are interested. I can be reached at 612-624-0985 or kobrien@bhs.umn.edu. Thank you.

Kerry O'Brien, LICSW

Boynton Health Service

qualitative research update.pdf

Posted by hard0158 at 11:21 AM · Research Participation

April 25, 2014

Course offering

Dear Professor Turner,

I hope your semester is going well! I just wanted to share some information with you about Stats Camp this Summer. This is the last Summer that Dr. Little will be holding Stats Camp in Lawrence, Kansas. Registration is in full swing and the Early Bird Discount ends this month.
This coming June we have 9 different courses being offered. Please visit the webpage at statscamp.org for more information on the courses, a brief syllabus for each, and registration information. Additional information is also in the attached flyer.
Please feel free to share this information with your students and colleagues.
If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or Beth Grandfield at bethg@ku.edu.

Kindest regards,
Matt Woodard

Administrative Associate

Office of Institutional Research & Planning, Professional Record Online

University of Kansas

Email: mwoodard@ku.edu

Posted by hard0158 at 4:17 PM · Classes

April 17, 2014

The Art and Science of Relationships: Changing the Cultural Conversation on Relatedness and Wellbeing

Daniel Siegel, MD, Presents:
The Art and Science of Relationships: Changing the Cultural Conversation on Relatedness and Wellbeing
Tickets now available!

In this presentation, led by mindfulness and relationships expert Dr. Daniel Siegel, you will explore how you can cultivate wellbeing through your interpersonal relationships.

You will also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in conceptual discussions, practical exercises, and discover everyday examples of how your social life impacts your wellbeing.

Learn why your relationships with self and others are deeply connected to resilience, mental health, and overall wellbeing.

During Dr. Siegel's presentation, you will also learn about mindsight - the capacity to perceive the mental sea inside yourself and others - and how it promotes meaningful relationships, an integrated and flexible brain, and a coherent, resilient mind.

Lecture Details:
Date: April 24

Time: 6:30 pm lecture followed by Q&A

Location: Northrup Auditorium (Broadcasting live to UMN coordinate campuses; please see registration page for more details)

Registration now open. https://www.tickets.umn.edu/csh/online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=FA19E305-0AB7-4F46-B474-6DE37BEAF6D5

Posted by hard0158 at 1:23 PM · Miscellaneous

April 9, 2014

Graduate Teaching Assistant position available

Graduate Assistant Position Available

Job Title: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Job Code: 9511

Starting Hourly Rate: $17.42 plus part-time benefits

Department Name: Department of Postsecondary Teaching & Learning (PsTL)

College or Admin Unit: CEHD

There is one opening for this 25% assistantship position for Fall Semester 2014 and 25% assistantship for Spring Semester 2015 during the 2014-15 academic year. Appointment dates are August 25, 2014, through May 24, 2015.

Position Description
Serve as lead instructor for PSTL 1081 Integrated Learning in the Social Sciences, a 2- credit supplemental instruction course paired with PSTL 1281 Principles of Psychology. The course is reserved for students in the TRIO Student Support Services program which serves underrepresented students including those who are first-generation college students and from low-income backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The course is designed to provide instructional support to students to gain a solid understanding of the principles of psychology as taught in the core course as well as to help students develop study and learning strategies transferrable to other disciplines.

Required Qualifications
Graduate student in CEHD, with good academic record and making satisfactory progress toward degree completion and registered for coursework for duration of appointment
Familiarity with undergraduate coursework in psychology
Experience teaching undergraduates or providing learning assistance (tutoring) or study strategies at the undergraduate level
Interest in and commitment to working with special student populations, including under-represented ethnic populations, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and English language learners
General knowledge of the University and library
Ability to relate well to students, staff, and faculty
Ability to work independently
Preferred Qualifications
Graduate student in the PsTL Multicultural College Teaching and Learning Master's program
Previous teaching assistant experience
Interdisciplinary background
Note that University policy requires that all nonnative English speaking TAs must take the SPEAK test or provide official documentation of their score on the Test of Spoken English (TSE) before beginning their duties as a TA.

Teach 2 sections of PsTL 1081: Integrated Learning in the Social Sciences:
Fall 2014: Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:25-2:15. Must also attend the psychology core course lecture on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:20-2:15.
Spring 2015: Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30-3:20. Must also attend the psychology core course lecture on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:20-2:15. during the Fall 2011 semester, and the third section of PSTL 1082 meets Mondays and
This includes the following duties:
Prepare and teach supplemental instruction class sessions with students
Consult regularly with the PSTL 1281 Principles of Psychology class instructor
Assist students in developing academic skills to successfully complete their target class
Assist students during regularly scheduled office hours
Maintain class records
Grade exams, quizzes, papers, and projects
Attend regularly scheduled meetings and consult with TRiO program staff, including making student progress checks
Participate in training and orientation sessions, and attending meetings as required
Application Instructions and Deadline

Please submit: (1) A letter of application, (2) a transcript, (3) a c.v., and (4) the names of and contact information for two references to Annette Digre at a-digr@umn.edu.

Application Deadline: April 21, 2014

Posted by hard0158 at 11:52 AM · Employment Opportunities · Fellowships

April 7, 2014

Educational Psychology recognizes CSPP Ph.D. students

The Department of Educational Psychology would like to recognize and congratulate Ph.D. students from Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology (CSPP) on obtaining their pre-doctoral internships. We wish these students the best in their future endeavors.

We would like to recognize the following individuals:

Sarah Beckmann, Hazelden Foundation

Sharin Dade, University of South Carolina (Counseling & Human Development)

Corrydel Duffy, University of Miami (Counseling Center)

Kangting Ji, University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Counseling)

Yang-Hyang, Kim, University of New Hampshire

Ziqiu Li, University of Texas at Austin

Nicole Park, University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Counseling)

Weiyang, Xie, University of Florida (Counseling Center)

- See more at: http://news.cehd.umn.edu/educational-psychology-recognizes-cspp-ph-d-students/#sthash.qfRGrxTC.dpuf

Posted by hard0158 at 10:48 AM · CSPP Announcements

April 2, 2014

Invitation to Counseling Psychology Doctoral students

This is an invitation for students in the doctoral program to participate in research. This is completely voluntary and program faculty will have no way of knowing whether students from CSPP participate.

Dear current Counseling Psychology doctoral student:

I am seeking current doctoral students in APA-acredited Counseling Psychology programs to participate in my dissertation research, which seeks to evaluate the extent to which trainees engage in personal therapy, the potential benefits for doing so, and potential barriers to seeking personal therapy. This survey will take approximately 20 - 25 minutes of your time.

I greatly appreciate your time and choosing to assist in this dissertation. If you are willing to participate, the survey can be accessed here:



Alayna Berkowitz, M.A.
Doctoral Candidate
Lehigh University

Posted by hard0158 at 3:02 PM · Research Information