September 2011 Archives

Peer Research Consultants

Peer Research Consultants are available for one on one assistance with your research in the libraries. See their website for more information:

The Third Ward for the City of Minneapolis is accepting resumes for a paid internship opportunity to conduct research for Council Member Diane Hofstede. Research will include projects on Public Safety Initiatives, Community Development, Riverfront, Housing and Zoning issues. The ability to analyze data, make recommendations and decisions, initiate, act independently and prepare reports/documents, strong writing and communication skills is a must. Experience with MS Office, Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, e-mail and the ability to work independently is also required. This is a unique opportunity to experience city government within city hall!

This internship may come with an option for future employment. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, after hours and weekends maybe required. Resume and cover letter are due no later than Friday, September 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm. Please include in your cover letter dates and hours you would be available to work any questions you may have regarding this opportunity. Please email resume and cover letter to:

Council Member Diane Hofstede
350 South 5th Street, Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415

2012 Minnesota Twins Internship Program

We are currently accepting applications for the 2012 Minnesota Twins Internship Program. The 2012 Internship Brochure is attached. All applications must be posted by October 14, 2011. Interested EXTERNAL applicants should apply online via INTERNAL applicants please apply via the internal job board link located on the ADP self service portal (contact me if you do not know your internal login, please do not set up a new account). Please contact me with any questions or if you have any referrals.

The following internship opportunities, including full descriptions and requirements, are now posted on our website :

Intern, Accounting
Intern, Ballpark Engineering
Intern, Ballpark Maintenance
Intern, Ballpark Operations
Intern, Baseball Communications
Intern, Baseball Operations
Intern, Broadcast
Intern, Community Fund
Intern, Community Relations (Full Time)
Intern, Community Relations (Part Time)
Intern, Corporate Partnerships
Intern, Emerging Markets
Intern, Game Presentation
Intern, Information Technology
Intern, Marketing
Intern, Special Events
Intern, Spring Training-Community Relations
Intern, Ticket Office
Intern, Ticket Sales
Intern, Ticket Sales-Database Marketing
Intern, Ticket Sales-Premium Seating
Intern, TSS Game Day

Thank you!

Holly Corbin
Human Resource Generalist| Minnesota Twins Baseball Club
p: (612) 659-3424 | f: (612) 659-4032
Target Field | 1 Twins Way | Minneapolis, MN 55403

Diversity Networking and Scholarship Event

Join the Office for Equity and Diversity and University Career Services for the Diversity Networking and Scholarship Event on Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 3 - 5 p.m. at the University Minneapolis Hotel (formerly the Radisson University Hotel). This event is an opportunity for diverse undergraduate students at the U to:

  • Meet and network with representatives from Twin Cities employers who are interested in increasing their organizational diversity.
  • Talk to scholarship experts on-site to help answer your questions.
  • Learn about internship opportunities with local corporations and government agencies.

Student registration for the event is free of charge. To register for the event, visit GoldPASS, the online job posting system for U of M students:

  1. Go to
  2. Select "Students and Alumni Login".
  3. If it is your first time visiting GoldPASS update your account information.
  4. Once in the system select the "Career Events" tab.
  5. Search for "diversity" to register.

Students are strongly encouraged to prepare for the event by viewing some online workshops offered by Career Services. These workshops will help you learn what to bring to a networking event, how to introduce yourself to employers, what types of questions to ask of company representatives, what to wear to look professional, and how to figure out which employers you want to target. View the online workshops at:

Humphrey School's 4th Annual Diversity Days

Diversity Days is a two-day program coordinated to expose college juniors and seniors who are historically underrepresented in higher education to master's programs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Diversity Days 2011 will be November 10-11.

The Humphrey School wants to help you create change in our communities and around the world. Whether you hope to fix the United States' immigration system, create better access to healthier food, bring education to every corner of the globe, or secure equal rights for all communities, the degrees at the Humphrey School will give you the skills you need to be a change maker.

Learn more about how a degree from the Humphrey School can help you help others by applying for Diversity Days. Selected participants will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and alumni as well as experience the life of the Humphrey School and the Twin Cities metro area. If selected to be a Diversity Days participant, students who live more than 200 miles will be eligible for a travel grant of up to $400 to cover the cost of airfare and/or car mileage. Participants from Minnesota and the Minneapolis area also are encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions, please call 612-624-3800 or e-mail at

Cross Cultural Discussion Group

INTERNATIONAL and U.S. STUDENTS are invited to join one of International Student and Scholar Service's new cross-cultural discussion groups. Group members will meet two hours per week to share cross-cultural experiences, personal thoughts and feelings in a relaxed small group atmosphere. Groups will meet on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons beginning October through November. Groups will have a consistent meeting time and will be led by two leaders with group facilitation experience. To apply and for more information visit:
Apply by September 23rd

Diversity Student Career Forum

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA) will be hosting their 3rd Diversity Student Career Forum on Saturday, October 1st from 9am to 3pm at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis. This is a professional development and recruiting event for diverse college students majoring in accounting, finance, and other business related fields. Previous years participating sponsors include UnitedHealth Group, Ameriprise, Cargill, Ernst & Young and KPMG.

In this forum the students will be given opportunities to:

* Interact with various representatives from some of the top companies/firms in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
* Attend a career fair for possible internships and full time employment in accounting, finance and other business related fields.
* Participate in mock interviews and receive resume feedback
* Participate in professional development workshops

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