November 2, 2006

Financial Planning for Students - A Two-Part Workshop

Want to learn more about financial planning? Want free pizza? You may want to attend either or both of these workshops. Please register at:

Financial Planning Part 1
Wednesday, November 15
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
140 Nolte Hall

Part 1 focuses on debt and risk. You'll learn about student loans, credit cards, the best short-term places to save money, and the basics of insurance. There will be time for Q and A at the end.

Financial Planning Part 2
Wednesday, November 29
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
140 Nolte Hall

Part 2 focuses on savings and homes. You'll learn about mortgages and buying a home, mutual funds, IRAs, and other savings plans. There will be time for Q and A at the end.

Study Abroad in the Social Sciences Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, November 15
12:00 - 1:30
110 Heller (West Bank)

This is an event for all students interested in going abroad in the Social Sciences. Hear students, advisers, and faculty members relate their own experiences and those of other students.

Join us for lively discussion and refreshments! Please register so that we know how much food we need at:

September 27, 2006

The Wide Road to Law School

Thursday, October 5
4:00 - 5:45 pm
U of M Law School, 50 Mondale Hall

Those of you interested in law school may want to attend this event. This panel discussion will include a practicing attorney, law school admissions staff, law students, and CCLC's pre-law adviser, Angie Schmidt Whitney. Topics to be addressed include deciding to attend law school, recommended pre-law coursework and internships, and the application process. To register, go to and click on Wide Road to Law School.

September 24, 2006

2007 Senate Internship Program Informational Session

Wednesday, October 4, 2006
2:30 p.m.
Room 435 Blegen Hall

Looking for an opportunity to gain some real-life work experience?

Come to an informational session and hear from University of Minnesota alumnus, Scott Magnuson, about internship opportunities at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

Scott runs the Senate Information Office at the Capitol and he is also the State Senate’s Intern Coordinator. Scott will give a presentation on applying for an internship at the Capitol and discuss some of the work responsibilities you as an intern will be
given. Senate interns receive a small stipend for their work.

Professor Paul Soper, Internship Director for the Department of Political Science, will also be available to talk about the department’s internship program and explain how students can receive course credit for their internships. Internships begin in early January when the legislature goes into session and last until mid-May when the session

Questions about the Senate Internship Program may be referred to either:

Rose Miskowiec
Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Political Science
1482 Social Sciences
(612) 624-8517

or to

Professor Paul Soper
Internship Director
Department of Political Science
1480 Social Sciences
(612) 626-1002

September 20, 2006

Community Involvement Fair

Community Involvement Fair
Wednesday, September 20 2006
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Great Hall, Coffman Union

You can make a difference in your community! Stop by this event to learn about volunteer and internship opportunities in the Twin Cities. Talk to representatives from more than 80 organizations working in youth education, the environment, homelessness, health, ESL tutoring, political organizing and other fields.

Free and no registration required. Sign up at the door to win a $100 gift certificate to U of M Bookstores! For more information and a list of participating organizations, go to

The Community Involvement Fair is a University-wide event coordinated by the Career and Community Learning Center (CCLC) in the College of Liberal Arts and sponsored by U of M Bookstores and The Minnesota Daily.
For disability accommodations, please call (612) 624-7577.

September 12, 2006

Learning Abroad Fall Fair

Day : Wednesday, September 20th
Time : 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Where : Washington Avenue Bridge

Click here to check out the Learning Abroad Center webpage!