February 29, 2008

CSPP Announcements

Sullivan Fellowship DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Dear CSPP Students:

As you know the CSPP program is accepting applications for the $10,000 Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum Fellowship for the 2008-2009 academic year! This award will go to a CSPP M.A. or Ph.D. student who will be on practicum next year working with children and families.

We understand some prac sites have not yet been confirmed for next year, therefore we are extending the deadline one week to Monday, March 10, 2008 and clarifying the instructions for applicants as follows:

Eligibility requirements
Have applied to work in an internship/practicum site with children and families during the 2008-2009 academic year
CSPP M.A. or Ph.D. student
Have a strong academic record
Financial need is a secondary consideration.
To apply, please submit
A completed application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
A vita
An unofficial copy of your graduate transcript
Deliver the above materials to:

Educational Psychology – CSPP
250 Education Sciences Building
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Deadline
Materials must be received by 4 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2008.

Please note: The CSPP Scholarship Committee will screen these applications and identify up to five finalists. The finalists will be asked to submit additional materials, including a letter of recommendation, to the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship Committee. That committee will determine the scholarship recipient.

All materials are to be submitted in a manila envelope, marked “Melissa Sullivan Fellowship,? and delivered to the Educational Psychology office front desk in 250 Education Sciences Building.

All questions are to be directed to Thomas Skovholt, CSPP.

Application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
Please answer the following questions on ONE separate sheet of paper.

Describe your career aspirations and how the internship/practicum might help you to achieve these aspirations.
Name the internship/practicum site you expect to be working at during the 2008-2009 year. In addition, describe the types of services offered and the types of clients served at this site.
Do you expect to be employed (outside of the internship/practicum site) during the 2008-2009 academic year? If so, where will you be employed? How many hours will you work per week?
Describe your financial need/situation.
Include your name, your degree program, date you entered the program and your anticipated date of graduation.
There is full information about this fellowship available on the CSPP website (http://cehd.umn.edu/EdPsych/CSPP/Sullivan.html - note this site does not yet include the revised instructions above or the new deadline of 3/10/08).

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In the highly competitive national pre-doctoral internship competition for psychology doctoral students, all three doctoral students from the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Program (CSPP) in the Department of Educational Psychology who applied for internships were successfully matched. Of the 3,492 internship applicants nationally, only 79% were matched to an internship site—for our Ph.D. students the match rate was 100%! Please join CSPP/Educational Psychology in congratulating these accomplished students who received internships from the following American Psychological Association-accredited sites: Ling-Hsuan Tung (Boston Medical Center/Boston University Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology), Michelle Trotter (Montana State University, Bozeman Counseling and Psychological Services), and Kimberly Zahm (Towson University Counseling Center)!

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Call for student posters!

Dear All:

It is time to announce the call for student poster presentations for the International Section at APA this summer. This is for posters related to the Section that are not being presented in the regular APA poster sessions.

The student poster session is being co-sponsored by the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs (CCPTP), Division 17 Sections, and the Division 17 Student Affiliates of Seventeen (SAS).

The attachments include both announcement and the cover sheet. The first author on the proposal must be a student (or have completed the project while a student or intern) and must either be an affiliate of Division 17 or sponsored by a Division 17 member. Note that the deadline for applying is March 17. Students will be notified by May 12. The abstract is 500-1000 words.

Please share this with your students.

Thank you!!
Johanna

Johanna E. Nilsson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Training, Counseling Psychology
Division of Counseling and Educational Psychology
School of Education
5100 Rockhill Road
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-2484 (phone)
(816) 235-5270 (fax)
nilssonj@umkc.edu

The 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference Creating The Future: Counseling Psychologists in a Changing World March 6 - 9, The Chicago Hilton and Towers conference website: http://www.internationalcounselingpsychologyconference.org/
Student Proposal Cover Sheet: Download file
Call for Proposals: Download file

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Hello again everyone,

Jill and I would like to offer you another chance to get involved with ballroom dance! The next open house is March 18th at 8:30 at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Inver Grove Heights. If you do come it is a fun evening of dancing and you can sign up for 2 20 minute private lessons for just $10! They offer all different types of dancing and you get to decide what dances to do, so there is something for everyone! Jill and I have been learning tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, swing, foxtrot and polka. The website is:http://www.fredastairedancemn.com/

Don't have a partner? Not a problem! You can dance with either Jill or I or one of the instructors. You can also sign up for one on one lessons with a teacher and get lots of personal attention from fun and knowledgeble professionals.

If you have been considering coming at all please come to this one! For every guest we bring that signs up for the 2 lesson intro package we get to pick an easter egg that has inside of it a coupon for anywhere from 1 to 5 free lessons for Jill and I. We are poor graduate students who need every break we can get, so do us a favor and help us with our new self-care plan!

Email myself or Jill (yostx028@umn.edu) if you have questions. Hope to see you there!

Ian

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Ian MacFarlane
MA Candidate in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Department of Educational Psychology University of Minnesota

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Another reminder: ALL local CSPP students have mailboxes in the Ed Science Building. They are located on the first floor of the building. Come on by to check yours and ask in 250 Ed Sci B if you have any questions!

Posted by lind0449 at 4:02 PM

Special Programs

International Connections
Speaker: Liz Wieling, Family Social Science
Topic: Developing Ecosystemic and Culturally Revelant Approaches to Trauma Assessment and Intervention: The Context of a Child Maltreatment Population in Mexico
Monday, March 3, 2008, 12-1:30
Wulling Hall 250
Pizza and Drinks will be served
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International and Multicultural Bag Lunch
Speaker: Sung-Kyung Yoo, Ph.D.
Professor Yoo is a graduate of the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology (CSPP) Program in the Department of Educational Psychology, CE+HD. She is presently an Associate Professor at Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea and a Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont California.

Topic: Counseling Clients of East Asian Origin: Research and Clinical Practice with Koreans
Date: Monday March 10, 2008
Time: 12-1:30pm
Place: Room 330 Education Sciences Building

This bag lunch is co-sponsored by CSPP/Department of Educational Psychology and the CE+HD Office of the Director of International Initiatives and Relations.

Posted by lind0449 at 3:59 PM

Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for a summer job that will provide you with valuable professional development and competitive pay?

Do you want to work on a team of fun, caring young professionals?

Looking for experience in teaching, recreation programming or working with children?

Summer Discovery is now accepting applications for Lead and Assistant Teachers!

Located in Shoreview (just minutes outside the Twin Cities), Summer Discovery is a recreation program that hosts K-6 grade children in the summer months. Activities include fun field trips, educational activities, arts and crafts, sports and much more.

These positions are perfect for college and graduate students and teachers on summer break!

Benefits include: Competitive pay, opportunities to develop teaching, leadership, recreation programming skills, caring supervisors who are dedicated to your professional growth, free CPR and first aid certification, and free membership to the Shoreview Community Center work out and swim facility.

Please contact Erica Anderson at the Shoreview Community Center for more information!
Phone: (651) 490-4764
Email: eanderson@ci.shoreview.mn.us

We are accepting applications now!!!

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I am in need of a person with skills to devise queries and combine tables in MS Access. The schedule is flexible and I will pay the standard hourly rate for a GA (~ $17 per hour).

Please respond to tchrist@umn.edu if you are interested. Thank you.

ted
Assistant Professor
School Psychology Program
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-7068

Home page: http://www.education.umn.edu/EdPsych/Faculty/Christ.html
CBAS page: http://education.umn.edu/Reading/CBAS/default.html)

Posted by lind0449 at 3:57 PM

Practicum Info


Career Development - Internship Opportunity - Stipend added!

The St. Paul Campus Career Center at the University of Minnesota is seeking a graduate student to serve as a Career Intern for the 2008-2009 academic year. The St. Paul Campus Career Center provides career assistance to both undergraduate and graduate students in several colleges, for a variety of majors ranging from applied economics to environmental science to design . These services and resources include:
RESOURCES
• Resource Library
• Web Site
• Individual Career Counseling
• Career Courses
• Job and Internship Search Assistance
• Professional Networking Assistance

SERVICES
• Student E-newsletter
• Career Fairs
• Resume, CV and Cover Letter Review
• Mock Interviews
• On Campus Interviews
• Graduate School Essay Review

Internship responsibilities may include co-teaching a career development course, facilitating workshops on career related topics, one-on-one appointments with students, opportunities to use career assessment instruments and other projects as agreed upon by the intern and internship coordinator. Responsibilities will be negotiated based upon the intern’s learning goals and office needs. Prospective interns should be able to work 10-20 hours per week.

Note change (2/20/08): A $1000/semester stipend accompanies this internship.

Qualifications: Applicants should be currently seeking a Master’s level degree in counseling, higher education or a related field. Experience with job search skills, career development, teaching or advising is preferred, but not required.

A completed application will contain the following materials: (1) a resume and cover letter, and (2) the names, titles, and phone numbers of at least three persons who can provide references (please indicate the length and nature of the relationship with each reference). Send these materials to: Intern Search Committee, St. Paul Campus Career Center, 198 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108. For more information contact 612-624-2710. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Posted by lind0449 at 3:55 PM

Miscellaneous

Do you need help with ANY campus-based problem or concern? The Student Conflict Resolution Center (SCRC) is here to assist you.

The most common types of problems or concerns we help students with include:
*Grading or instructional issues
*Billing or financial aid conflicts
*Academic progress
*Scholastic misconduct / plagiarism
*Behavioral / Conduct Code violations

Our services are free and confidential. Contact us online at http://www.sos.umn.edu, by phone at 612.624.7272, or by email at sos@umn.edu.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Lots of campus awards available to recognize a variety of achievements--think about nominating yourself or a colleague!
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TO: Deans, Directors and Department Heads
FROM: Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagemen
RE: Outstanding Community Service Awards: Nominations Due Friday, March 14

** Please encourage nominations from faculty, staff and students in your units to recognize our many important contributions to public engagement. **

I am pleased to announce a Call for Nominations for the Tenth Annual University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Awards.

The University’s Outstanding Community Service Awards recognize faculty, staff, students, and University-affiliated community members who, by devoting their time, talents, and expertise to serve the public good, have made significant, demonstrable contributions to society’s well-being.

Not to be confused with the President’s Award for Outstanding Service, which focuses on service performed internal to the University, the Outstanding Community Service Awards recognize extraordinary and impactful public service that University members and University-affiliated partners perform in the community.

The Outstanding Community Service Awards represent the highest recognition the University’s Office for Public Engagement offers. One award will be made in each of the following five categories: (1) Outstanding Faculty Member Community Service Award; (2) Outstanding Student Community Service Award; (3) Outstanding Staff Community Service Award; (4) Outstanding Community Partner Service Award; and (5) Outstanding Contributions to the 2007-08 University-wide Theme: Children, Youth and Families.

Awards given to University of Minnesota faculty and staff will carry a $2,500 continuous salary award annually during their employment at the University of Minnesota. All other award winners will receive a one-time payment of $2,500. Nomination materials and a list of previous winners can be found at http://www.engagement.umn.edu/awards/index.html.

Any person or group may submit one or more nominations. All nominations are to be submitted electronically as indicated on the awards application form. Please submit the nomination materials (one original copy) by 5:00 PM, March 14, 2008 to the Outstanding Community Service Awards Committee, c/o Michelle Kuhl, Office of the Senior Vice President for System Academic Administration, Room 110 Morrill Hall, 100 Church Street S.E., Minneapolis, 55455 (612-624-1562; witt0160@umn.edu).

A completed packet includes: (1) a Nomination Cover Sheet; (2) a Nominator Narrative; (3) an External Support Letter; and (4) a Personal Reflection Essay by the Nominee. Optional supplemental materials that demonstrate the contributions and significance of the nominee’s service may also be submitted. Please refer to the nomination instructions contained in the Call for Nominations.

Please help us honor those who serve our communities by submitting nominations for the Outstanding Community Service Award. Thank you for helping us distribute this Call for Nominations widely.

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The Women’s Philanthropic Leadership Circle (WPLC) is an organization whose mission is to be a welcoming circle of women combining resources to support and develop women leaders and philanthropists through the College
of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. WPLC makes annual awards to women within the College of Education and Human Development who have demonstrated leadership in research, program initiatives, and academic work. This year awards of up to $3,000 each will be granted. We welcome proposals and applications from two constituencies:
Graduate students (non-licensure)
Staff

In addition, the Rising Star award of $1,000 will be given to a pre-tenured female faculty member of the College of Education and Human Development who has demonstrated leadership and creativity in an academic area as shown
by research, teaching, and service and has been nominated by a tenured member of the CEHD faculty.

Interested persons should complete the appropriate form including a 500-word essay as described. You can find descriptions and forms on the Web: http://cehd.umn.edu/giving/circle/awards.html

All applications and nominations must be submitted to sbeyer@umn.edu or sent to Sara Beyer, 48 McNeal Hall, delivery code 6140 on the Saint Paul campus.

The deadline for submission is March 14, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.

For further information, or with any questions, feel free to contact me at 612-625-1310 or sbeyer@umn.edu.

Best wishes,
Sara

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Sara Beyer
External Relations Office Administrator
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota

48 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Drive
Saint Paul MN 55108

Phone: 612-625-1310
Fax: 612-626-2469
Email: sbeyer@umn.edu
Web: www.cehd.umn.edu

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Dear College Community:

The CEHD Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievements by College alumni, related to educational progress in their countries or regions. Nominees must have earned an M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., or Ph.D. degree from a current unit of the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development.

We are seeking nominees who have distinguished themselves in any field of Education or Human Development to which they have made significant contributions recognized by others.

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients receive a stipend to come to Minnesota in November, 2008. At this time, a commemorative plaque will be presented to them at a public ceremony held during International Education Week. Please click on the link below if you are interested in nominating a distinguished international alumnus. Nominations are due April 15, 2008 and can be delivered to Ms. Terry Anderson in the Dean's Office reception desk in 104 Burton Hall.

http://cehd.umn.edu/IntEduc/awards/nomination.pdf

Thank you in advance for your nominations for this important award.

Sincerely,
Chris
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Christopher Johnstone, Ph.D.
Director of International Initiatives and Relations, College of Education and Human Development Research Associate, National Center on Educational Outcomes
131 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-1936 (phone)
612-624-0879 (fax)

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Somali health initiative event

The Egal Shidad project seeks to incorporate traditional values into stories about health created by and for Minnesota's Somali immigrant community. It is named after Egal Shidad; a familiar and beloved "wise fool" in folklore of Somalia. Egal Shidad's choices as he travels through life are both entertaining and instructive.

Through video, radio and English Language Learning (ELL) curricula stories about healthy lives, Egal Shidad will work with health educators to develop and deliver multi-media, story-telling units on important health topics for local broadcast on television, web and radio, in both Somali and English. These units will have multiple uses, including as English language curricula.

What: Egal Shidad Project Kick-Off Event

When: March 10, 2008 from 2 - 5 pm

Where: Brian Coyle Center, 420 15th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN
55454

Egal Shidad is a collaborative partnership between four non-profit organizations - ECHO (Emergency and Community Health Outreach), KFAI - Fresh Air Radio, (CSCM) the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota and SPNN-TV (St. Paul Neighborhood Network). This project is part of the New Routes to Community Health, a national program of the Benton Foundation, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

For more information or to get an invitation mailed to you contact: egalshidad@comcast.net

Posted by Multicultural Center for Academic Programs

Posted by lind0449 at 3:24 PM

February 21, 2008

CSPP Announcements

The Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families
deadline: Monday, March 3, 2008, 4:00 p.m.

The Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families has been established to honor Melissa Sullivan, a CSPP student who graduated with the M.A. degree in 2001. She died unexpectedly in December 2001. The Sullivan family established the endowment in honor of Melissa and to encourage the training of students to work with children and families. The student selected will receive $10,000 during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Eligibility requirements
* Work in an internship/practicum site with children and families during the 2008-2009 academic year
* CSPP M.A. or Ph.D. student
* Have a strong academic record
* Financial need is a secondary consideration.

To apply, please submit
* A completed application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
* A vita
* An unofficial copy of your graduate transcript

Deliver the above materials to:
Educational Psychology – CSPP
250 Education Sciences Building
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Deadline
Materials must be received by 4 p.m., Monday, March 3, 2008.

Please note: The CSPP Scholarship Committee will screen these applications and identify up to five finalists. The finalists will be asked to submit additional materials, including a letter of recommendation, to the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship Committee. That committee will determine the scholarship recipient.

All materials are to be submitted in a manila envelope, marked “Melissa Sullivan Fellowship,? and delivered to the Educational Psychology office front desk in 250 Education Sciences Building.

All questions are to be directed to Thomas Skovholt, CSPP.

Application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
Please answer the following questions on ONE separate sheet of paper.
1. Describe your career aspirations and how the internship/practicum might help you to achieve these aspirations.
2. Name the internship/practicum site you will be working at during the 2008-2009 year. In addition, describe the types of services offered and the types of clients served at this site.
3. Do you expect to be employed (outside of the internship/practicum site) during the 2008-2009 academic year? If so, where will you be employed? How many hours will you work per week?
4. Describe your financial need/situation.
5. Include your name, your degree program, date you entered the program and your anticipated date of graduation.

Please return this application, a vita, and an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript to 250 Education Sciences Building per instructions above.

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Tomorrow, Friday, February 22 is the deadline for handing in Commencement Attendance Approval Forms to the CSPP office. This form will allow you to walk in the graduation ceremony in May. See last week's blog for details about this form. You must get your adviser's signature on this form before handing it in. If you have any questions about this form, please contact Kathy Walter (kwalter@umn.edu).

Posted by lind0449 at 2:50 PM

Practicum Info

Neighborhood Involvement Program (NIP) is looking for 8 practicum students (either practicum or advanced practicum) starting in September.

They are also looking for 1 internship student starting in September and 1 internship student starting in May. If they can't find the one for May, the position will be added to September. Please contact Dan Keefe, (612) 374-3125, ext.537, Neighborhood Involvement Program, Counseling Center, 2431 Hennepin Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55405.

Submit a resume and cover letter as well as the time frame of the placement you want. All materials should be addressed to Dan Keefe. He prefers not to have every student contact him for information regarding the application process. Check their website to learn about NIP. http://www.neighborhoodinvolve.org/

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Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps is looking for a practicum student for next year. Position includes career development work with young adults ages 16-24 years old. For full announcement and contact info Download file

Posted by lind0449 at 2:07 PM

Employment Opportunities

*U OF M JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR*

Monday, February 25, 2008, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center, downtown Minneapolis www.umjobfair.org

Come to the biggest student career fair in Minnesota! Nearly 200 organizations will be there recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships. Check the Job Fair site to see which organizations are attending. The Fair is free and open to all U of M undergraduates, graduate students, and recent alumni. To register for it, go to www.umjobfair.org , where you'll also find preparation tips and info about free transportation. BONUS: If you register and attend, you could win great prizes!

*If you would like an event poster, please email me directly at: p-neim@umn.edu

*Patti Neiman*

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Subject: position announcement

Good Afternoon,

I am excited to announce that the IT Office of Academic Advising is hiring a new Assistant Academic Advisor. The position requisition is #153647 with a preferred date approaching at the end of the month. [Go to http://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ to apply]

Thank You,
Shelly
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Shelly Gehrke, PhD
Director of Academic Advising
Institute of Technology
130 Lind Hall, 207 Church Street SE
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-8504
612-626-1020 FAX

www.it.umn.edu

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We are pleased to announce the newly created position of Career Services Specialist - Employer Relations in the Counseling and Career Services department at Metropolitan State University.

Please note that applicants must apply through the Metropolitan State job web site at: http://hr.powerobjects.com/hr/metrostate.jsp

Career Services Specialist - Employer Relations

Metropolitan State invites applications and nominations for a grant-funded, half-time, nine month career services specialist position. The position will support the Travelers Pathways Program. The goal of the Travelers Pathways Program at Metropolitan State is to enhance the educational and career development options of students and graduates who may be interested in careers in the insurance industry. This position will report to the Director of Counseling and Career Services. Position responsibilities:

* Identify, prepare, coach, and counsel Metropolitan State University students for Travelers and related educational or employment opportunities;
* Provide career services to students and alumni including resume-writing and critique, interviewing skills assistance, and career development support and guidance;
* Develop and maintain working relationship with the Travelers with the express purpose of creating educational and employment-related opportunities for Metropolitan State student engagement with the company;
* Conduct research, collect data, and compile reports, including the development of rubrics and assessment of Travelers Pathways programming/services;
* Collaborate with university faculty and staff to fulfill mission and goals of the liaison relationship;
* Organize and market career development events related to the above responsibilities;
* Assist with development and implementation of appropriate cyber and other innovative career initiatives for students, alumni, and employers;
* Provide assistance as appropriate with day-to-day operations of the career services office.

Required Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and two years of career services related experience are required. Other requirements include:
* Demonstrated knowledge regarding career development and skills in the provision of individual and group career services to college students;
* Demonstrated intercultural and interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written;
* Experience in working with communities of color and other underrepresented groups;
* Experience in a college or corporate recruiting environment;
* Proficient in the use of computer technology to support career services delivery;
* Ability to work occasional evenings and Saturdays.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution; and
* Experience with development, implementation, and assessment of career services.

The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), serves approximately 9,000 students in the Greater Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. We are the most diverse university in the system, with more than 25% of our students coming from communities of color. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate and master's degrees, and a newly launched Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. Visit our web site at www.metrostate.edu

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, application materials must be received by March 10, for an April 15, 2008 appointment. This is a Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) position, range B. To apply, go to http://hr.powerobjects.com/hr/metrostate.jsp. Include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae or résumé and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references (including one supervisor). For additional information, contact Nancy.Moritz@metrostate.edu or at 651-793-1277. TTY users (651) 772-7687.

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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Job Opportunities at Cornell University

Hi everyone. My department is searching for applicants for four positions:

Residential Student Staff Development and Judicial Coordinator: https://cornellu.taleo.net/servlets/CareerSection?art_ip_action=FlowDispatcher&flowTypeNo=13&pageSeq=2&reqNo=121109&art_servlet_language=en&selected_language=en&csNo=10164#topOfCsPage

Residence Hall Director: https://cornellu.taleo.net/servlets/CareerSection?art_ip_action=FlowDispatcher&flowTypeNo=13&pageSeq=2&reqNo=121049&art_servlet_language=en&selected_language=en&csNo=10164#topOfCsPage

Graduate Residence Manager: https://cornellu.taleo.net/servlets/CareerSection?art_ip_action=FlowDispatcher&flowTypeNo=13&pageSeq=2&reqNo=121069&art_servlet_language=en&selected_language=en&csNo=10164#topOfCsPage

Assistant House Dean of Keeton House: https://cornellu.taleo.net/servlets/CareerSection?art_ip_action=FlowDispatcher&flowTypeNo=13&pageSeq=2&reqNo=121089&art_servlet_language=en&selected_language=en&csNo=10164#topOfCsPage

Please apply as interested. :)

Windi Sasaki
Residence Hall Director, Jerome Holland International Living Center
Cornell University
ws76@cornell.edu
(607) 255-5299

Posted by lind0449 at 1:34 PM

Miscellaneous

JASSO Short Term Student Exchange Scholarship Hiroshima University, Japan
1 October 2008-1 September 2009

This Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO) short term student exchange scholarship is offered annually to a student in the College of Education and Human Development under the formal exchange agreement that exists between the Faculty of Education at Hiroshima University, Japan and the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Minnesota. One student applicant will be selected from those applying to receive a scholarship to study and/or do research at the Faculty of Education, Hiroshima University, Japan for up to 12 months. Hirsohima is one of Japan’s leading national universities. Japanese language proficiency is not required to receive this scholarship although it would obviously be a major asset. Most past UM/CEHD scholarship recipients have used this period to (1) collect data for their MA or PhD research paper and/or (2) as an opportunity to learn basic Japanese and develop an understanding of contemporary Japan. To a person, every recipient has termed this a “transformative life changing experience?.

The conditions of the scholarship are listed below. We encourage applicants from across the College community. The deadline is Wednesday, March 5, 2008. The successful applicant will be notified by Friday, March 7. All application materials, including a certificate of health must be received by Hiroshima University in Japan by 24 March 2008.

Conditions:

The conditions of this scholarship include:

1. Applicants must be a registered student in a graduate degree program (masters or doctoral) to be eligible for this scholarship.
2. Provision of Japanese Yen 150,000 for your roundtrip economy airfare between MSP and Hiroshima, Japan (assuming you stay for the entire period; early returns will be pro-rated). (see Business Section of any newspaper for current conversion rates into US $)
3. Japanese Yen 80,000 living stipend per month.
4. Preferred (but not guaranteed) status for gaining a room in the International Student Residence at Hiroshima University. (this cuts living costs greatly)
5. Possibility of participation in Japanese language courses for international students coming to study for degree programs in Japan.
6. Assignment to a faculty mentor (professor) in your area of research interest.

We can furnish you with the name of the last UM/CEHD JASSO Scholarship awardee if you would like to get more direct information about how the program operates on the ground.

To obtain a copy of the description of the program and the application materials, please contact Ms. Yuki Watabe, 430 Wulling Hall or email her at wata0028@umn.edu.

For more detailed information or to answer specific questions, contact Professor Gerald W. Fry at gwf@umn.edu or (612) 624-3377.

Again, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience another culture and nation in an educational setting where you will live with and meet fellow students from all over the world. We welcome your questions and your application.

NOTE: Japanese nationals are specifically NOT ELIGIBLE for this scholarship. It is intended for non-Japanese only (including international students studying in the CEHD/UMN.

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Yuki Watabe
Ph.D. candidate, Educational Policy and Administration College of Education and Human Development University of Minnesota wata0028@umn.edu

Posted by lind0449 at 1:31 PM

February 15, 2008

CSPP Announcements

Are you a CSPP M.A. or Ph.D. student planning to do an internship or practicum next year that will involve work with children and families? If so, please read below for information about the Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families!

The Melissa Sullivan Endowed Internship/Practicum with Children & Families has been established to honor Melissa Sullivan, a CSPP student who graduated with the M.A. degree in 2001. She died unexpectedly in December 2001. The Sullivan family established the endowment in honor of Melissa and to encourage the training of students to work with children and families. The student selected will receive $10,000 during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Eligibility requirements
• Work in an internship/practicum site with children and families during the 2008-2009 academic year
• CSPP M.A. or Ph.D. student
• Have a strong academic record
• Financial need is a secondary consideration.

To apply, please submit
• A completed application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
• A vita
• An unofficial copy of your graduate transcript

Deliver the above materials to:
Educational Psychology – CSPP
250 Education Sciences Building
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Deadline: Materials must be received by 4 p.m., Monday, March 3, 2008.

Please note: The CSPP Scholarship Committee will screen these applications and identify up to five finalists. The finalists will be asked to submit additional materials, including a letter of recommendation, to the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship Committee. That committee will determine the scholarship recipient.

No materials are to be requested from CSPP office staff.

All materials are to be submitted in a manila envelope, marked “Melissa Sullivan Fellowship,? and delivered to the Educational Psychology office front desk in 250 Education Sciences Building.

All questions are to be directed to Dr. Thomas Skovholt, CSPP.

Application for the Melissa Sullivan Fellowship
Please answer the following questions on ONE separate sheet of paper.
1. Describe your career aspirations and how the internship/practicum might help you to achieve these aspirations.
2. Name the internship/practicum site you will be working at during the 2008-2009 year. In addition, describe the types of services offered and the types of clients served at this site.
3. Do you expect to be employed (outside of the internship/practicum site) during the 2008-2009 academic year? If so, where will you be employed? How many hours will you work per week?
4. Describe your financial need/situation.
5. Include your name, your degree program, date you entered the program, and your anticipated date of graduation.

Please return this application, a vita, and an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript to 250 Education Sciences Building per instructions above.

http://cehd.umn.edu/EdPsych/CSPP/Sullivan.html

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Mark your calendar for Spring Commencement! The ceremony will be on May 9, 2008 at 1:00pm in Northrop Auditorium. For more information about ceremony logistics go to: http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/degree_completion/commencement/spring.html

Students planning to graduate this semester should read the full Spring 2008 Commencement Ceremony Memo from Program Coordinator Michael Goh, click here Download file

If you intend to participate in the Graduate School Spring Commencement Ceremony, you must complete and have your adviser sign the “Commencement Attendance Approval Form? (http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/forms/gs54.pdf). This completed form must be handed in to Emily in the Educational Psychology Department office (250 Education Sciences Building) by Friday, February 22, 2008 at the latest. We will get the form signed by the DGS and will make sure the signed form is submitted to the Graduate School before their March 3rd deadline.

Please note that completing and submitting the Commencement Attendance Approval Form will allow you to walk in the commencement ceremony in May, however, there are different forms that must be completed to actually process your degree. CSPP will send you additional emails later in the semester to give you details about the forms, requirements, and deadlines for receiving your degree.

If you have any questions, please ask your adviser or Emily in the CSPP office.

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Group Advising Meeting for CSPP students regarding Degree Program Forms
Thursday, February 21, Noon – 2pm; Room 325 Education Sciences Building

This is a mandatory meeting for ALL first year M.A. students and all Ph.D. students who have not yet filed a Degree Program Form. This important form is key to making sure that you are meeting all program, department, and Graduate School requirements during your time in the program. You will learn all you need to know about these forms at this meeting. Blank Degree Program forms will be provided at the meeting. Since this group advising session conflicts with lunch time feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to the meeting.

This is a mandatory meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Kay Herting Wahl (kwahl@umn.edu).

**Be sure to mark your calendars to attend this important meeting**

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At last, we now have student mailboxes!

All Ed Psych Graduate Students now have student mailboxes in the Education Sciences Building. The mailboxes are located on the first floor of our building in two locations. The first half are in 140 EdSciB, across from Dr. Skovholt's office (room 160). The remaining mailboxes are in the graduate assistants' area in 190 EdSciB. The mailboxes are numbered. Please refer to the student directory posted next to the mailboxes to find out your number. Please contact Emily with any questions.

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Host a prospective CSPP Ph.D. student!

CSPP has invited new Ph.D. program admits to visit the campus next month for Grad Student Research Day. We are looking for student hosts who would be willing to open their home to one of these students for the night(s) of March 13, 14, and/or 15. Contact Mary in the CSPP office (612-626-0708 or farqu008@umn.edu) for more information or to sign up!

Posted by lind0449 at 11:06 AM

Workshops

Please join us!

Coffee Break for Grants: FOUNDATION FUNDING
Wednesday, February 20, 2007, 10:00 to 11:30 am, 325 Education Sciences Building

Presenters: Jerry Stein, senior fellow (SSW); Lynn Slifer, CEHD director of development; Jan Gerstenberger, director of corporate and foundation relations, University of Minnesota Foundation; and Kara Rose, CEHD grant coordinator.

Lynn Slifer, CEHD director of development, and Jan Gerstenberger, director of corporate and foundation relations for the University of Minnesota Foundation, will explain the why’s and how’s of University fundraising procedures and how to submit successful proposals to local and national foundations. SSW’s Jerry Stein, an experienced grant-getter, will share his own experiences with approaching foundations.

All are welcome!

Coffee and bagels will be served. Please RSVP to Laura Hagen (gardz001@umn.edu).

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CENTER FOR WRITING--Teaching With Writing Program for spring semester: "Grading Student Writing," Feb. 22, noon-1:30 p.m. 10 McNeal Hall; "Responding to Nonnative Graduate Writers," Feb. 27, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., 101 Walter; "It's All About Efficiency," lunch and conversation for TAs who teach with writing, March 5, noon-1:30 p.m., West Bank location TBA; "Teaching With Writing Online," March 7, noon-1:30 p.m., 101 Walter Library. To learn more or register, see Center for Writing (http://writing.umn.edu/register.htm) or call 612-626-7579.

Posted by lind0449 at 11:03 AM

Employment Opportunities


Thank you for taking the time to assist Northwest Suburban Integration School District 6078 for our on-campus recruitment on 03/06/08 scheduled for 10:00am – 2:00pm, Coffman Memorial Union

NWSISD (representing Buffalo, Elk River and Rockford) – Contact Table 3
Anoka-Hennepin School District – Contact Table 6
Fridley School District – Contact Table 5
Osseo Area School District – Contact Table 4
Northwest Suburban Integration School District – www.nws.k12.mn.us

NWSISD is a non-profit organization that promotes district and community-wide multicultural educational programs. We provide schools and communities with a variety of programs and services to help enhance diversity and cultural awareness in an effort to comply with the MN Desegregation Rule. NWSISD is a collaborative of seven school districts, Anoka-Hennepin www.anoka.k12.mn.us , Brooklyn Center www.brookcntr.k12.mn.us , Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose www.bhmschools.k12.mn.us , Elk River www.elkriver.k12.mn.us , Fridley www.fridley.k12.mn.us , Osseo www.district279.org and Rockford www.rockford.k12.mn.us. One of the many reasons for NWSISD existence is to not only help our racially isolated member districts integrate students with non-racially isolated districts, but also to help recruit multicultural teachers and staff for each of the districts within the collaboration.

Majors Sought: Education, Psychology, School Counseling, Social Services, etc. open depending on position requirements.

Positions: Wide range of positions such as Teachers, Para-professionals, Social Workers, Psychologists, Child Nutrition, Community Ed etc.

Thank you again for your assistance. If you should have need for more information or clarity, please contact me at 763-450-1308

Regards,
Gina Weihrauch, Human Resources
Northwest Suburban Integration School District
(763) 450-1308 6 (763) 450-1350
gweihrauch@nws.k12.mn.us

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Behavioral Dimensions is seeking Mental Health Practitioners to provide one-to-one intensive communication instruction to children with autism.

All services are provided in the children’s homes. Full and part-time Line Staff positions are available throughout the greater metro area and in Todd County. Applicants must be available to work evenings & weekends and must own a reliable vehicle. The starting wage is $14.33/hr.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To qualify as a Mental Health Practitioner, applicants must meet ANY of the following requirements:

Have completed a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral-science related field (Education, School Psychology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling) AND have 2,000 hours of paid experience working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities
OR
Have 6,000 hours of paid experience working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities
OR
Be currently enrolled as a graduate student in one of the behavioral-science related fields (Education, School Psychology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling)

Interested applicants should apply online at www.behavioraldimensions.com

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~COMING OUR WAY SOON~
Working for Change/ Idealist Nonprofit Career Fair
U OF M (CMU), March 31st 2008 - 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Although the final details are being worked out for this event*, I wanted to give you a heads up today so we (the CEHD Community) can alert students to this great opportunity. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend too!

PLEASE NOTE: The entire event will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the career fair itself will run from 12:00 to 4:00 (Great Hall) while the presentations/panels will run the entire length of the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION on the Idealist Nonprofit Career Fair please visit their website: http://www.idealist.org/if/idealist/en/CareerFair/Viewer/default?career-fair-id=173

WORKING FOR CHANGE – PRESENTATION TOPICS (will likely run from 10 - 12)
v An Insider’s Guide to Finding a Job in the Nonprofit Sector
v Intro to Careers in Nonprofits: What “jobs? are available at nonprofits?

WORKING FOR CHANGE – PANELS* (will likely run from 1 – 4)
v Careers in Health Care and Social Work
v Careers in Education and Youth Work
v Working for Cultural and Arts Organizations
v Policy, Politics, and Public Services
v Working for Change, Wherever You Are (volunteerism and civic engagement, social justice, finding community after graduation, working for change from within the business and government sectors
v Green Careers – Careers in Environmental Sustainability
v International Work and the Distance Job Search (including domestic)
v Life as a Community or Labor Organizer
v Post-college Service Programs

*The event committee is doing its “final touches? on creating the panels and still welcomes the submission of names (i.e. students, former students, contacts within the U and greater community) through this Friday. If you know of someone who would be a great speaker at this event (to serve on any of the panels) please forward their name and contact information to me at, p-neim@umn.edu by 2/15/08.

**The fair is free for individuals to attend. The fee for nonprofit organizations to reserve a table is $50. IF you are aware of nonprofit organizations that may want to sign up they will need to contact Idealist at: http://www.idealist.org/if/idealist/en/ContactUs/default?TYPE=Our%20Events&SUBTYPE=Nonprofit%20Career%20Fairs

If you have questions, please let me know.

THANKS!

Patti Neiman, M.A.
Associate Director
Exploratory, Transition, and Career Services (ETC Services)
College of Education and Human Development
www.cehd.umn.edu/etcs

Posted by lind0449 at 10:54 AM

Conference Information

Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health's 2008 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference
Sunday, April 27 · Monday, April 28 · Tuesday, April 29
DECC · Duluth, Minnesota

MACMH's Conference is growing! Now featuring 80 workshops including an infant and early childhood track and a juvenile justice track.

Two ways to Register:
1) Register Online! (http://www.macmh.org/reg_conf08/general.php)
2) Download and print the 2008 Conference Registration form. (http://macmh.org/programs_services/education/conference/08conference/regformonly2.pdf)

For more information visit our website.

Special Features of MACMH's 2008 Conference
· Pre-Conference Events on Sunday including 3 Concurrent Symposia beginning at 2:00 pm followed by the Poster Session at 4:30
· Monday Keynote Address: "Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development: Implications for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice" by Laurence Steinberg, PhD
· Tuesday Keynote Address: "Reliable Love: Innate Need, but Learned Capability" by Richard Whitfield, PhD
· Infant & Early Childhood Track & Juvenile Justice Track

To read more about our conference or other sessions, visit our website (http://www.macmh.org/) or download the brochure (http://macmh.org/programs_services/education/conference/08conference/Brochure08read.pdf).

MACMH-Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health
165 Western Avenue N, Suite 2, St. Paul, MN 55102
800-528-4511 · 651-644-7333

Posted by lind0449 at 10:49 AM

Miscellaneous

Upcoming neighborhood meeting. The Psychological, Physical, and Social Development neighborhood is holding a meeting! All are invited - faculty, staff, and students. We will meet on Thursday, February 21 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in 250 Wulling Hall. We would like to raise and address questions, such as: What is important to you? How should we communicate and share our work? What are blocks? How are blocks started? How can our neighborhood support its members? For further information contact neighborhood leaders Nicki Crick (612-625-8879, crick001@umn.edu) or Teri Wallace (612-626-7220, walla001@umn.edu).

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Academic Technology Services Open House
February 25 from 10:00am-1:00pm, rooms 320, 325, 330 Education Sciences Building
Learn from colleagues about improving teaching and learning with technology. Lunch provided. RSVP to Serena Wright by 2/22 if you plan to attend: wrigh103@umn.edu

Posted by lind0449 at 10:01 AM

February 8, 2008

CSPP Announcements

Group Advising Meeting for CSPP students regarding Degree Program Forms
Thursday, February 21, Noon – 2pm; Room 325 Education Sciences Building

This is a mandatory meeting for ALL first year M.A. students and all Ph.D. students *who have not yet filed a Degree Program Form*. This important form is key to making sure that you are meeting all program, department, and Graduate School requirements during your time in the program. You will learn all you need to know about these forms at this meeting. Blank Degree Program forms will be provided at the meeting. Since this group advising session conflicts with lunch time feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to the meeting.

This is a mandatory meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Kay Herting Wahl (kwahl@umn.edu).
**Be sure to mark your calendars to attend this important meeting**

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Looking for student hosts!

You are invited to open your home to a prospective CSPP Ph.D. student who will be in Minneapolis for Graduate Student Research Day on March 14. We are inviting several prospective students to join us for this event so that they can learn more about the CSPP program, the great work of our students, our excellent faculty, the University of Minnesota, and the Twin Cities. Current students are needed to host these prospective CSPP students for the nights of March 13, 14, and/or 15. For further information and to sign up, please contact Mary in the CSPP office, 612-626-0708, farqu008@umn.edu.

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Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) Open Houses

MCAE will be hosting a series of Open House in the Month of February.
Here are the days and locations of the open houses:

Tuesday February 12th @ Klaeber Court
Wednesday February 20th @ COIN, 125 Fraser Hall
Thursday February 28th @ MCAE St. Paul Office, 207 St. Paul Student Center

All three events are scheduled from 11:30 to 1:00pm. Don't come late because the food may be gone.

Hopefully you can take a break and we will see you there!

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Mark your calendar for Spring Commencement! The ceremony will be on May 9, 2008 at 1:00pm in Northrop Auditorium. For more information about ceremony logistics go to: http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/degree_completion/commencement/spring.html

Students planning to graduate this semester should read the full Spring 2008 Commencement Ceremony Memo from Program Coordinator Michael Goh, click here Download file

If you intend to participate in the Graduate School Spring Commencement Ceremony, you must complete and have your adviser sign the “Commencement Attendance Approval Form? (http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/forms/gs54.pdf). This completed form must be handed in to Emily in the Educational Psychology Department office (250 Education Sciences Building) by Friday, February 22, 2008 at the latest. We will get the form signed by the DGS and will make sure the signed form is submitted to the Graduate School before their March 3rd deadline.

Please note that completing and submitting the Commencement Attendance Approval Form will allow you to walk in the commencement ceremony in May, however, there are different forms that must be completed to actually process your degree. CSPP will send you additional emails later in the semester to give you details about the forms, requirements, and deadlines for receiving your degree.

If you have any questions, please ask your advisor or Emily in the CSPP office.

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CSPP Second Year M.A. Students--SAVE THE DATE!

It's time to start planning for the CSPP M.A. Comp Exam, so mark your calendars now for the test date Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 9:00am - 1:00pm.

As stated in your handbook, this exam consists of 200 multiple choice items distributed across the following areas:

1. Assessment (including measurement and statistics)
2. Career development
3. Counseling theory
4. Counseling practice
5. Personality and social development
6. Ethics and professional issues
7. Group counseling
8. Multicultural issues
9. Research (including measurement and statistics)

Additional information is available in your handbook (available at http://cehd.umn.edu/EdPsych/CSPP/Handbooks/default.html) and further information will be emailed to you in the coming weeks.

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ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS!
"There is one thing all of you must take care of every year and that is taxes!!!!"

WHAT: Free Individual Workshops! Don't wait until the last minute!
DATES: Every Thursday evening from February 14 - April 10
TIME: 6:00 - 8:45 pm
PLACE: Carlson School of Management Room L-117 (Lower level)
Minneapolis West Bank
MAP: http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/CarlSMgmt/index.html

2007 TAX INFORMATION
http://isss.umn.edu/taxes/default.html

For details on documents and materials you must bring with you to the Tax Workshops, please go to http://isss.umn.edu/taxes/PreparingTax.html.

Posted by lind0449 at 2:18 PM

Fellowships

NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity
(http://www.nyu.edu/faculty/funding.opportunities/fellowship.html)

The Program New York University (NYU) is dedicated to ensuring that its scholarly community is enriched by individuals, who, through their different races and ethnicities, nationalities, gender identities, age, abilities, political beliefs, spiritual beliefs, economic status, and sexual orientation, contribute to an intellectually challenging and inclusive educational environment. To that end, NYU has created the NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity fellowship program to support promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.

Eligibility The fellowship program is open to all areas of study at the University. Candidates from the following three categories may apply:

1. Doctoral students in the final year of their dissertation
2. Postdoctoral students who have completed their dissertation within the last three years
3. Professionals transitioning to academic careers (in fields for which the doctorate is not the terminal degree)

Awards NYU will award five in-residence fellowships in 2008. The two-year appointments, which have a possibility of a third-year extension, begin in September 2008. Fellows teach a maximum of one course per semester.

Stipends and Allowances Fellows receive an annual stipend of $40,000 as well as allowances for housing ($20,000), research ($2,000), and one-time relocation ($3,000). The University also provides a medical and dental benefits package.

Application Procedure Required application materials include (1) a fellowship application; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research and goals; (4) a personal statement detailing the reasons for applying for the fellowship; (5) three letters of reference from individuals familiar with your scholarly or creative work; (6) an official school transcript from the current or last institution attended; and (7) one of the following: a dissertation abstract (postdoctoral students), a dissertation proposal (doctoral applicants), or a statement of why you want to transition to academia and how your professional experience prepares you for a faculty position (professionals). Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

All materials must be postmarked by March 3, 2008. Awards will be announced in April 2008.

The fellowship application and instructions for submission are available here.

E-mail questions to ptpfellowship@nyu.edu.

NYU Postdoctoral & Transition Program for Academic Diversity Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs 70 Washington Square South, #1225 New York, NY 10012

Posted by lind0449 at 2:15 PM

Practicum Info


Given that it is practicum application time again, I wanted to drop a quick note to remind you of the Advanced Therapy Practicum Training Program at Carleton College. We have so enjoyed the previous CSPP students who have completed a practicum at The Wellness Center at Carleton.

We provide training in a multi-disciplinary setting (including psychologists, nurse practitioners, a psychiatrist, a dietician, a disability coordinator, and support staff) for doctoral students who are interested in getting additional therapy practicum training.

Carleton students are incredibly intelligent, interesting individuals who present with clinically challenging and broad-based presenting issues, which makes for a stimulating therapeutic environment.

We do require that students have at least one year of previous therapy practicum training experience in order to apply. Please view the attachment to this email, as it provides a more through description of what our program offers.

Thanks very much. I hope you will keep Carleton College in mind as you help CSPP students find appropriate practicum placements. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,
Marit Lysne, Psy.D., LP
Clinical Psychologist
The Wellness Center
Carleton College
Phone: (507) 646-4080
Fax: (507) 646-5038
mlysne@acs.carleton.edu

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Advanced Practicum Opportunity

Gustavus Adolphus College

Counseling Center
St. Peter, MN
August 15, 2008 – May 31, 2009

Position Description The Counseling Center at Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking one or two advanced practicum students to join our staff during the 2008-2009 academic year. We ask for a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week, though we would prefer 24 hours per week. Each week students will receive two hours of individual supervision and 1-1/2 hours of group supervision from doctoral level, licensed psychologists.

Responsibilities Responsibilities include conducting intakes, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, psychological testing and assessment, consultation, and educational programs and workshops.

Requirements Previous counseling experience is required, and post-master’s degree and/or doctoral level students are preferred.

Professional Development Funds Professional development money is also available to defray the costs of conferences, books, etc.

Description of the Practicum Site Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts school with a strong Swedish Lutheran heritage. We enroll 2600 undergraduate students from 42 states and 23 foreign countries who represent a wide spectrum of economic and sociological backgrounds, as well as a variety of religious affiliations. We are located in St. Peter, MN, about 75 minutes southwest of the Twin Cities.

Gustavus is concerned with the development of the whole student including intellectual, social, spiritual, emotional, cultural, and physical dimensions, and we believe a student’s education is more than the sum of classroom experiences. The Gustavus Counseling Center works to foster student development by providing an array of high quality services including: individual, group and couples counseling for students; consultation to all members of the community; educational programs and workshops; training for staff and students; teaching academic courses. We are staffed by three doctoral level psychologists, a part-time masters-level counselor, and one or two practicum students, and we work collaboratively with Health Service, Alcohol and Drug Education, Residential Life, the Chaplains’ Office, the Dean of Students, Faculty, as well as other divisions within the College.

Application Process To apply, please send a letter of application, vita, and the names and phone numbers of three references to:

Jacqueline Alvarez, Ph.D., L.P.
Director of the Counseling Center
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082

Review of applications will begin February 25, 2008, and continue until the positions are filled. For more information about this practicum opportunity, please feel free to call Jacqueline Alvarez at (507) 933-7027.

Posted by lind0449 at 2:08 PM

Employment Opportunities

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Career Services Coordinator
- Career and Community Learning Center - University of Minnesota

The Career and Community Learning Center (CCLC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota announces an opening for a career services coordinator. The Center coordinates career and internship services and community involvement programs, administers a variety of domestic study programs, and advises students about independent study options.

Full information about CCLC can be found at www.cclc.umn.edu

Position description: 100% time, 12-month position to begin May 15, 2008, or shortly thereafter. Salary high thirties plus excellent benefits. Position is annually renewable based on performance and funding. Report to career services director.

For full description: Download file

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Dear Colleagues,

LEARNING ABROAD COORDINATOR OF ADVISING POSITION AVAILABLE: The Learning Abroad Center (LAC) is seeking to fill the full-time position of learning abroad coordinator of advising. The duties and responsibilities of the position will include coordinating the LAC advising team, advising students seeking an education abroad experience, curriculum integration, and University relations, related activities, and other learning abroad projects as assigned. For more information and to apply, please use the University of Minnesota's online human resources website (http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/). Please submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references online by Feb. 15.

Kind regards,
Jodi

jodi Malmgren, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Learning Abroad Center, University of Minnesota
230 Heller Hall, 271 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-7678, Toll free: 888-700-UOFM, Fax: 612-626-8009
Email: jodim@umn.edu
Opening Doors of the World

Posted by lind0449 at 2:03 PM

Research Participation

INFORMATION SHEET
For a Research Study Entitled
The Relationship of Affective Training Climate of Doctoral Counseling and Clinical Psychology Training Programs to Student Psychotherapist Affect and Professional Development

Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and
School Psychology
Auburn University
2084 Haley Center
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-5160

You are invited to participate in a research study that aims to explore the relationship of affective training climate of doctoral counseling and clinical psychology programs to student psychotherapists’ overall levels of affect and professional development. Through this research, I hope to enhance understanding of the ways in which doctoral counseling and clinical psychology training programs might be better able to enhance the affective and professional development experiences of their students through an evaluation of their own affective climates. This study is being conducted by Kacey Wilson, B.S. under the supervision of Randolph Pipes, Ph.D.

You were selected as a possible participant because you are a member of an APA-accredited counseling or clinical psychology doctoral program. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must: (1) meet the age requirement to consent to research participation in your state; (2) have completed at least one academic year of doctoral training within your program; (3) and have completed at least one semester of conducting therapy with clients as a part of your program requirements (i.e., beginning practicum, advanced practicum, or predoctoral internship).

If you decide to participate, you will click on the link at the bottom of this page to enter the survey. Here, you will be asked to complete the instruments and the demographics sheet. This process should take approximately 10-15 minutes of your time. This is a one-time commitment and you will not be asked for any further information once you have submitted your responses.

Any information obtained in connection with this study will remain anonymous. The survey website does not collect the URL or the email address of participants. You may stop taking the survey at any time, however, once you submit your anonymous information you cannot withdraw your data later since there will be no way to identify individual information.

The anonymous information collected through your participation in this study will be used to complete this dissertation, may be published in a professional journal, and may be presented at professional meetings.

I do not believe that there will be any significant risks or benefits for participating in this study. It is possible that participants may experience slight anxiety as a result of being asked to reflect upon their graduate experiences. If you should experience any adverse effects in completing the following instruments, please contact your local mental health care provider.

Your decision whether or not to participate will not jeopardize your future relations with Auburn University.

If you have any questions, I will be happy to answer them now or later. I can be reached at the following: Kacey Wilson, Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology, 2084 Haley Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, (334) 844-5160, wilsok1@auburn.edu. My faculty advisor is Dr. Randolph Pipes. He may be reached through the Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology, 2084 Haley Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, (334) 844-5160, pipesrb@auburn.edu.

For more information regarding your rights as a research participant you may contact the Auburn University Office of Human Subjects Research or the Institutional Review Board by phone (334)-844-5966 or e-mail at hsubjec@auburn.edu or IRBChair@auburn.edu .

HAVING READ THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, YOU MUST DECIDE WHETHER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS RESEARCH PROJECT. IF YOU DECIDE TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO ACCESS THE
SURVEY: https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=123319
YOU MAY PRINT A COPY OF THIS LETTER TO KEEP. Download file

The Auburn University
Institutional Review Board
has approved this document for use
from 12/18/07 to 12/17/08
Protocol # 07-269EX0712

Posted by lind0449 at 1:59 PM

Workshops

Event TODAY:

THE MINNESOTA JUNG ASSOCIATION
is Proud to Present
a Journey into the collective Unconscious:
Rik Reppe
in his own original work
"Staggering Towards America"
(Commentator: Jim Michel, Jungian therapist)
Friday, February 8, 2008, 7:30 P.M.
Northwestern Auditorium, Luther Seminary
Hendon & Fulham, St. Paul
Admission: $15 Members; $20 non-members; $10 students
See attachments for a description of this program. It contains strong adult language and content.
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Narrative Therapy Workshops and Certificate Program

Offered by Kenwood Center Institute
For brochures and further information: Download file and Download file
Brochures also available at Emily's desk in 250 ESB

Posted by lind0449 at 1:37 PM

February 1, 2008

CSPP Announcements

Mark your calendar for Spring Commencement! The ceremony will be on May 9, 2008 at 1:00pm in Northrop Auditorium. For more information about ceremony logistics go to: http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/degree_completion/commencement/spring.html

Students planning to graduate this semester should read the full Spring 2008 Commencement Ceremony Memo from Program Coordinator Michael Goh, click here Download file

If you intend to participate in the Graduate School Spring Commencement Ceremony, you must complete and have your advisor sign the “Commencement Attendance Approval Form? (http://www.grad.umn.edu/current_students/forms/gs54.pdf). This completed form must be handed in to Emily in the Educational Psychology Department office (250 Education Sciences Building) by Friday, February 22, 2008 at the latest. We will get the form signed by the DGS and will make sure the signed form is submitted to the Graduate School before their March 3rd deadline.

Please note that completing and submitting the Commencement Attendance Approval Form will allow you to walk in the commencement ceremony in May, however, there are different forms that must be completed to actually process your degree. CSPP will send you additional emails later in the semester to give you details about the forms, requirements, and deadlines for receiving your degree.

If you have any questions, please ask your advisor or Emily in the CSPP office.

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ISSS CROSS CULTURAL DISCUSSION GROUPS - SPRING 2008 Here is another opportunity to expand your cross-cultural experiences!

Applications are now available for ISSS's spring 2008 cross-cultural discussion groups. The discussion groups provide an opportunity for both international and U.S. students to share experiences and personal thoughts in a relaxed and casual environment. For more information and to apply please visit:
http://www.isss.umn.edu/programs/disgroup/default.html

Thank you.
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Grace Machoki
Adviser
International Student and Scholar Services University of Minnesota,Twin cities
Tel: 612 626 7100
Fax: 612 626 7361
Email: mach0114@umn.edu

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The Spring 2008 Written Prelim Sign Up is now available in 250 Education Sciences Building at Emily's desk. It will take place on the morning of February 25 and the afternoon of February 26, 2008. Please consult your adviser with any questions about your eligibility.

Note: you must sign up for the written prelim exam on/by Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

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Do you have an extraordinary instructor at the U (P&A or tenure/tenure-track)? Do you know an exceptional adviser (grad student, faculty, or staff)? Do you know a student who has made significant community impact within the college and/or the greater community? A student, staff, or instructor who has contributed to the promotion of multicultural perspectives?

Do you think they deserve $1,000 and the admiration of their peers?

The areas described above are just a few of the award categories recognized each year by the CEHD awards committee which selects recipients for numerous annual awards.

So how does one ensure that deserving individuals are considered for these awards, you ask...The only way to ensure that the awesome work of the students, faculty, and staff within CSPP and Educational Psychology is recognized by the CEHD awards process is for their student, faculty, and staff colleagues to nominate them! As for how to do that, please read the announcement below. Note the deadline is February 29, 2008.
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To: CEHD Faculty, staff and students

The College of Education and Human Development Honors and Awards Work Group would like to announce that the awards offered by the work group are now open for nominations. Details concerning the available awards are posted on the following CEHD intranet website:

http://intranet.cehd.umn.edu/awards/Awards.html

Please consider nominating a worthy colleague or student for one of these awards. All nomination materials are due no later than February 29, 2008. Please indicate your intent to submit a nomination via email: jdlane@umn.edu .

Direct all questions to Jill Lane, jdlane@umn.edu or 612.626.4810.

Posted by lind0449 at 9:40 AM

Practicum Info

Advanced Practicum Opportunities for PhD Students

Hello,

This year I am doing a assessment based practicum at the North Central Ministry Development Center. For students who are looking for this type of a practicum, I can highly recommend a practicum position there. The staff are very supportive and knowledgeable and truly make you feel like a part of the team for the year. I have had the opportunity to learn a lot about assessments and how to effectively use assessments with clients. If you are interested in this practicum position, please review the description and contact Mark Sundby, Ph.D., L.P., Executive Director, at (651) 636-5120 or marksundby@comcast.net. If you have questions about my experience, please feel free to contact me at trot0026@umn.edu or by phone at 612.396.6901.

Warm Regards,
Michelle Trotter

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North Central Ministry Development Center is made up of doctoral level psychologists who provide psychological assessments for seminarians and clergy. We are an ecumenical, not-for-profit organization that serves over fifteen different denominations, including clients who are Baptist, Episcopal, Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, United Methodist, and Unitarian. Our work involves administering psychological inventories, meeting with clients to interpret results, making developmental recommendations, and writing psychological reports.

Successful practicum students are tolerant of a wide range of worldviews that may differ significantly from their own. Each student receives an hour of one-on-one supervision per week from a psychologist. They are also included in staff trainings and functions, and considered to be part of our staff for the year. Ideally, he or she would be able to devote between sixteen to twenty hours per week. By the end of the practicum, a student will have received training and experience in the BarOn Emotional Intelligence Quotient Inventory, California Psychological Inventory, 16PF, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, MMPI-2, and Strong Interest Inventory. There may be the opportunity to learn additional inventories as the practicum student's needs warrant. Interested students are invited to contact Mark Sundby, Ph.D., L.P., Executive Director, at (651) 636-5120 or marksundby@comcast.net.

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University of St. Thomas - Personal Counseling Center - Advanced Practicum

The advanced practicum position provides counselors-in-training the opportunity to provide individual personal counseling to undergraduate and graduate students in a university counseling center. The Personal Counseling Center provides comprehensive psychological services to the community of the University of St. Thomas. In addition, Personal Counseling, in coordination with the Career Development Center, has an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship program.

Full description: Download file, Application: Download file

Posted by lind0449 at 9:28 AM

Employment Opportunities

CDN Colleagues,

We're currently conducting a search to fill a vacant career services coordinator position in the Career and Community Learning Center. I'd appreciate any assistance you can provide with forwarding this description to candidates who might be interested.

Anyone with questions can contact our office at (612) 624-7577.

Thanks!
Paul Timmins
Career Services Director
Career and Community Learning Center
University of Minnesota
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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Career Services Coordinator - Career and Community Learning Center - University of Minnesota

The Career and Community Learning Center (CCLC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota announces an opening for a career services coordinator. The Center coordinates career and internship services and community involvement programs, administers a variety of domestic study programs, and advises students about independent study options.

Full information about CCLC can be found at www.cclc.umn.edu

Position description: 100% time, 12-month position to begin May 15, 2008, or shortly thereafter. Salary high thirties plus excellent benefits. Position is annually renewable based on performance and funding. Report to career services director.

Responsibilities:
1. Serve on a team that coordinates career and internship services for students. Collaborate with other career services staff as well as with other office staff to ensure good communication, teamwork, and effective service to all "customers" (prospective students, current undergraduates, graduate students, parents of students, faculty, staff, employers, and other members of the community).
2. Through several delivery methods, provide career services for liberal arts students. Teach career courses. Deliver workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills, job-search strategies, or similar topics.
Meet individually with students with specialized career planning needs.
As needed, design and conduct outreach presentations for campus groups.
Assist with office career services events. Develop other services in conjunction with lead career services coordinator.
3. Serve as a liaison between CCLC and one or more College of Liberal Arts advising communities that serve students in specific majors.
Generate ideas and implement programming to assist students in the advising community with career development issues. Ensure effective communication between CCLC and the advising community.
4. Coordinate career counseling appointments and student practice interviews in CCLC. Train front desk staff and peer advisers on how to appropriately refer and schedule clients for appointments with the career coordinators in the office. Evaluate the effectiveness of office procedures and suggest areas for improvement.
5. Assist with annual Graduate and Professional School Day. Serve on planning committee and coordinate marketing and outreach activities for the event.
6. Research market and job trends; keep abreast of most current information relevant to preparing liberal arts students for the world of work; maintain involvement in appropriate professional associations.
7. Other duties as assigned and as appropriate to individual's background and experience.

Qualifications:
1. Required qualifications:
* Master's degree earned by start date of appointment.
* At least one year of experience advising, counseling, or teaching undergraduate students.
* Strong computer skills
* Knowledge of the unique career-related concerns of college students.
* Experience in one or both of the following areas:
- assisting individuals with career planning/decision-making concerns
- designing and presenting career courses or workshops that include subjects like resume writing, interviewing, networking, or job search skills
* Ability to work well and communicate with diverse populations, including students, faculty and staff, employers, and other members of the community.

2. Preferred qualifications:
* Master's degree in counseling or a related field.
* Experience interpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory.
* Experience providing career counseling to liberal arts students.
* Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating events or career programming.

To apply: All applicants must apply online at https://employment.umn.edu . A direct link to this position announcement can be found at: https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69800. A completed application will contain the following materials: (1) a resume and cover letter that describes your interest in the position and explains how your experience matches the above qualifications, and (2) the names, titles, and phone numbers of at least three persons who can provide references (please indicate the length and nature of the relationship with each reference).

Priority consideration given to applications received by Friday, February 29, 2008, at 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants invited for interviews should be advised that travel expenses for the interview cannot be reimbursed.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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CLA Student Services Advising Opportunities

Good evening colleagues,

We are preparing to add at least five new academic advisors to our advising team here in CLA Student Services. We are continuing to accept application materials from interested candidates. I have attached our current position announcement. Download file

Please note that the new starting salary for Assistant Academic Advisors in CLA Student Services is $39,000.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Take care and enjoy the remainder of your week.

Mark

Mark A. Taylor, JD, PhD
Director of Advising
College of Liberal Arts Student Services University of Minnesota
105 Johnston Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-3306

Posted by lind0449 at 8:47 AM