February 2011 Archives

Looking for a GREAT Summer Job? Up to $2500 working with Youth?

Looking for a GREAT Summer Job? Up to $2500 working with Youth?

Learn more at:

Deadline: March 7th, 2011

Jaimee Bohning
Assistant Director

Teaching with Breakthrough is the premiere pre-professional teaching experience anywhere, and the most challenging internship of any kind available to high school students and undergraduates in the United States.

- Teach your passion, create your own class
- Gain valuable work and life experience
- Make a genuine difference in the lives of motivated Minneapolis/St. Paul public school students
- Be yourself. We value diversity in its broadest sense; your individual quirks and talents are the center of the program
- Excel while working side-by-side with the most incredible group of young adults in the country
- Get paid! ($2500 for 1st year teachers!)

Meet & Greet with PRISM: March 4th

Meet & Greet with PRISM:
March 4th
Room TBD (I'll let you know ASAP)
Ever wonder what PRISM, the multicultural journalism group, has to offer? Here's your opportunity! PRISM is hosting a meet and greet along with a forum discussion on "Fair Representation & Reality T.V." on Friday, March 4th at 3:00! We will be serving all sorts of FOOD (Yum!) as well as having a great session on how to get involved with PRISM!


Come one, come all! Make sure you bring your friends to this great event to learn more about what PRISM has to offer for YOU!


Want to be part of something different on Campus?


PRISM, founded in 1998, is a multicultural student organization rooted in
the SJMC open to students from all majors. PRISM strives to challenge the
viewpoints of today's media on multicultural issues. The group engages in events and outreach involving all dimensions of diversity in communications.
We center ourself around outreach, events, skill building, guest speakers, awareness building and promoting multiculturalism and equality of every race in the media.

We meet EVERY other Friday at 3:00 in Murphy 314.

Resource Guide of Summer Opportunities for ALANA Undergraduate Students

Resource Guide of Summer Opportunities for ALANA Undergraduate Students (9th edition), a resource guide including internships, research opportunities and leadership development programs geared towards ALANA (acronym for African American, Latino/a, Asian American and Native American individuals) undergraduates. Updates and additional links are posted to the guide's website at http://www.doorsofopportunity.org


Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program(MSROP) Summer 2011

Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program(MSROP) Summer 2011


Dear University of Minnesota Undergraduate Students,

The Office for Diversity in Graduate Education would like to invite you to consider participating in the Multicultural Summer Research Opportunity Program that will be held on the Twin Cities Campus from June 6 - August 12, 2011. Postmarked application deadline for the program is February 18, 2011.

Established in 1986, the Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program (MSROP) at the University of Minnesota provides undergraduates an opportunity to develop research and inquiry skills with a faculty mentor on an individual basis or as part of a research team.

If you are interested, please refer to the MSROP website
http://www.grad.umn.edu/outreach/research/MSROP/ for:

* Application Form
* Program Structure
* Program Goals
* Financial Support Package
* Eligibility Requirements
* Frequently Asked Questions
* Additional U of MN Summer Research Programs

We encourage qualifying students to apply. Feel free to contact us at at MSROP@umn.edu or 612-625-6858.

Office for Diversity in Graduate Education (ODGE)
University of Minnesota
333 Johnston Hall
101 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program

Summer 2011 Fluid Power Scholars Program: A Paid Industry Internship!

Summer 2011 Fluid Power Scholars Program: A Paid Industry Internship!

Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

For more information and to apply: http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/fluid-power-scholars-program

The Fluid Power Scholars Program is a collaborative effort between the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) and companies in the fluid power industry who are corporate members of the CCEFP. This highly selective summer program identifies and connects the very best undergraduate engineering students across the United States to the fluid power industry with the purpose of training the next-generation of fluid power leaders. Industry partners who will host 2011 summer interns are: Caterpillar, John Deere, Deltrol Fluid Products, Enfield Technologies, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Sun Hydraulics, and HUSCO International and more.

This is a highly competitive program, open to undergraduates who have successfully completed at least two years in an accredited engineering program in the United States. The Scholars program begins with an intensive three-day instructional program in fluid power, taught at the Fluid Power Institute at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), and follows with internships in the fluid power industry. The 2011 Fluid Power short course at MSOE will be held early June 2011. Students should expect to spend 10-11 weeks as a participant in this program. Up to ten undergraduate students will be selected as Fluid Power Scholars by a committee of faculty and industry representatives. In addition to their paid internships, scholars will receive stipends for travel and living expenses associated with their work at MSOE.

CCEFP: http://www.ccefp.org
Alyssa A Burger
Education Outreach Director
Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
111 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-4991 office
612-964-3996 mobile
612-626-7165 fax

Summer Dental School Experience Informational Lunch and Dental School Tour

YO U A R E I N V I T E D ! ! C O M E A N D J O I N U S !

Enjoy a tour of the Dental School and learning more information about:
 The benefits of a career in dentistry
 Our 6-week summer program (participants will received a stipend)
 Preparing to be a competitive applicant to dental school
 A chance to see a live demonstration in the Dental Stimulation Clinic!

This is a Health Careers Opportunity Program, funded by the Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA). For more information call 612-626-4659.

12-1pm Wednesday
February 16th, 2011
Moos Tower 3-110
Free lunch!

Teach For America deadline is Friday, Feb. 4

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals--of all majors, backgrounds, and career interests--who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural low-income communities and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity.

Right now, 8,200 corps members have begun teaching in 40 regions across the country, while over 20,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity.

Join the movement and apply to the 2011 Teach For America corps.FINAL Application Deadline: Friday, February 4th, 2011

Full salary and health insurance. Federal student loans deferred.
All majors and professional experiences.
Learn more: www.teachforamerica.org/compensation
For more information contact the Minnesota Recruitment Team:

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