July 2012 Archives

Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Career Development Workshop.

The LAGRANT Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides programs for ethnic minority college students pursuing degrees in advertising, marketing and public relations.

We have partnered with the advertising agency, Carmichael Lynch to host a career development workshop in Minneapolis. The workshop will take place on Friday, September 7 at 12 p.m. I am sending you the attached flyer with all the information. Please let me know if you would like to register for this free event.

Ericka Iniguez
Senior Programs & Outreach Manager
The LAGRANT Foundation
600 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 1520
Los Angeles, CA 90017
323.469.8680 Ext. 223

Carmichael Lynch flyer.doc

Fairview Cedar Riverside Health Ambassador Program


My name is Roda Hassan, and I am the Community Health Intern with Fairview Medical Center on the West Bank.

We are currently recruiting participants for our Health Ambassador Program in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood. This program combines health education and includes an artistic component to inform the community about health issues that impact young people. We are looking for youth in high school and college who are committed, and have an interest in leadership, and health issues.

If you are interested, please contact me at rhassan1@fairview.org.

Thank you,

Roda Hassan

College Health Corps VISTA | Community Health Intern

Fairview Health Services | 2450 Riverside Ave F138 West

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

612.273-0801 | rhassan1@fairview.org | www.fairview.org

Research Participant Opportunity ($30 Compensation): Brought to you by La Raza and the College of Pharmacy.

Healthy Adults
Needed For Research Study

If you are age 19 years or older and a native speaker of English, Chinese, or Spanish, you may qualify to participate in a research study evaluating automated cognitive testing.
Participation takes 1 hour or less.

Study participants will be compensated $30
(gift certificate).

For more information, please call 612-624-0169

Community Health Initiative Scholarship

There is a new scholarship opportunity, the Community Health Initiative (CHI) Scholarship. The CHI Scholarships support students who are socially and economically disadvantaged and require financial assistance. Students must also demonstrate academic promise, professional commitment to community service, maturity, adaptability and respect for other cultures. Eligible undergraduate students must be enrolled in a health-related program at the University of Minnesota and must meet the following requirements:
-Full-time student
-United States citizen or permanent resident
-Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or greater with a minimum of 60 completed
credits if an undergraduate
-Declared major in the healthcare field or an intended major in a
professional healthcare program

If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to visit our website
and apply online.

The application deadline is August, 15, 2012.

The Minnesota Historical Society Job Announcement Posting: Project Manager II, History Day

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) seeks applicants for a Program Manager II, History Day to develop and supervise programs, such as History Day, that promote history instruction and partnerships and other programs that engage students in the research and presentation of historical topics. This is a full-time, project position (2,088 annual hours) located at the History Center in St. Paul, MN located at the History Center in St. Paul, MN working through June 30, 2013. Renewal is dependent upon available funding and program need.
10000 Program manager II, History Day.pdf

The Minnesota Historical Society Job Announcement Posting - Program Associate, MNopedia

The Minnesota Historical Society is currently accepting resumes and applications for the position of Program Associate through August 7, 2012. The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) seeks applicants for a Program Associate to liaise with internal and external content partners, and to collect, create and process content for the online Minnesota Encyclopedia (MNopedia). This is a full-time, project position (2,088 annual hours) located at the History Center in St. Paul, MN working through June 30, 2013. Renewal is dependent upon available funding and program need. Please note that each job announcement, MHS Application Form and all supplemental materials (when applicable) can be obtained by either downloading off our website at www.mnhs.org/about/jobs or by calling the MHS Job Line at 651-259-3181. Applicants who are offered employment will be subject to passing background check as a condition of their employment.
13600 Program AssocMNopedia.pdf

Make connections with Industry - Explore job opportunities - Showcase your latest project

You're invited to attend the National Fluid Power Association's (NFPA) Workforce Summit and the NSF's Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Annual Conference, September 24-26, 2012 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This event will feature a variety of activities designed to bring students and industry together! CEO's, engineers, human resource professionals, marketing personnel and students should ALL plan to attend! Students will receive complimentary registration and a travel supplement (based on need) to attend the conference. First come, first served! Registration is open!

This event will feature a number of excellent opportunities for students including:

Speed Meetings: Meet your future employer at mini-interviews.
Resume Exchange: Distribute your resume to companies that are looking to hire.
Elevator Pitch Competition: Present your own unique solutions to real world applications in a competitive format. Earn cash!
Poster Session and Competition: Showcase your latest project to leaders in the industry. Earn cash!
Listen in on the latest fluid power research and technical showcase!
Industry Networking Kiosks: Make connections with the CEO's, engineers, marketing and HR people you want to meet.
Tour UIUC's premier fluid power laboratories and research facility which inspires corporate partnerships, technology innovation, student engagement and entrepreneurial support.

As part of your attendance, NFPA will arrange the hotel accommodations for registered students and will cover conference-related hotel costs for the nights of Monday and Tuesday, September 24 and 25. All students will be assigned a shared hotel room. In addition, NFPA will provide a travel reimbursement of up to $500 to students to cover actual costs incurred. (CCEFP students are exempt from this initiative, rather hotel accommodations and travel costs will be reimbursed through standard CCEFP procedures).

Meet your future employer! All students are invited to participate in the speed meetings and resume exchange! Resumes are required and must be submitted electronically to NFPA no later than Friday, August 24.

Speed meetings and Resume exchange - Industry and students will meet one-on-one to explore employment, mentoring, and collaboration opportunities. Students are required to submit their resumes in advance; Industry will have an opportunity to recruit talented undergraduate and graduate students from within the CCEFP and NFPA academic network.

Make your mark and earn some cash! Students are also invited participate in the poster session competition and elevator pitch contest:

Poster Session Competition - Advertise your work in fluid power during the Poster Session Competition. During the poster session, you will have the opportunity to meet with members of industry and academia and to share your work. The poster session is a time to demonstrate your knowledge in fluid power, as well as an opportunity to network. All students are invited to submit an abstract and present a poster. The competition is for first, second and third place prizes. The winners will be selected by a panel of industry judges. To participate in the poster competition, click here to submit your abstract no later than Friday, August 24.
Elevator Pitch Contest - Students are invited to participate in an "Elevator Pitch" Competition to present a real-world problem with a real-world solution and impact. An "elevator pitch" is a short summary used to quickly and simply define a product, service, or organization and its value proposition. The competition will include a pre-qualifying submission process, and the top three elevator pitches, selected by a panel of industry judges, will be invited to give their presentations during the Monday night networking dinner. To participate in the elevator pitch competition, click here to submit your project no later than Friday, August 24.

Opportunity to Participate in Research on Latino College Students

"My name is Stephanie Carrera, and I am currently a graduate student at Iowa State University. In the Fall 2012 semester, I will be conducting a study for my Master's Thesis related to acculturation and psychological outcomes in Latino undergraduate students. The purpose of this study is examine and find ways to mediate the difficulties Latino college students may experience while they interact with family members that advocate their Latino heritage. We would like to collect data from Latino undergraduate students from universities in the midwest, including the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. We have already received IRB approval from Iowa State University and a waiver from the UM-TC office to conduct this study. We hope to contact Latino U of M students about this opportunity to participate in a survey, either via email or via phone. "

Please email Stephanie Carrera at scarrera@iastate.edu if interested in participating in her research.

Opportunities at the Minnesota Daily

There is a lack of diversity in editorial departments at the Minnesota Daily, so the staff is encouraging more students of color, nontraditional students and students from majors outside the School of Journalism and Mass Communication to apply for a job at the Minnesota Daily. They are looking to hire reporters, copy editors, columnists, designers, photographers and more. The application for these positions opens July 19 and can be found at mndaily.com/jobs

[ASU Members] Participants Needed for Research

Here is a great research opportunity!

"Hello, My name is MaiChee Moua and this summer I am working as an undergraduate research assistant with the family social science department at the University of Minnesota. I am contacting you to participate in my research study. My research aims at understanding immigrant first-generation college student and parent(s) aspirations for them and family support.

Eligibility Requirement:

First-generation college student
You or your parents were born outside of the United States
Pursuing a bachelor's degree at the University of Minnesota


30-60 minutes interview scheduled based on your time
Provide parent contact information if you think they will be interested in participating
The interview will be audio recorded

You and your parent will receive a small cash gift to thank you for your participation.

If you are interest in participating, or have any questions please contact me at (651) 230-0273 or mouax196@umn.edu as well as my colleague, Veronica Deenanath at 612-940-5160, deena002@umn.edu"

Job Offering: Associate Network Administrator for The Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society is currently accepting resumes and applications for the position of Associate Network Administrator through the deadline indicated. Please note that this job announcement, MHS Application Form and all supplemental materials (when applicable) can be obtained by either downloading off our website at www.mnhs.org/about/jobs or by calling our MHS Job Line at 651-259-3181. Applicants who are offered employment will be subject to passing background check as a condition of their employment.
Please see this flier for more details on how to apply: 10700 Associate Network Administrator.pdf

Human Resources Internship Opportunity

HR Internship - SCOPE, Hennepin County, Minneapolis, MN

The Hennepin County Human Resources Department is seeking a student for a Student Collegiate Opportunities for Professional Employment (SCOPE) position. This position provides paid on-the-job experience in Human Resources while the student completes his/her bachelor's degree with a focus in Human Resources.

This position requires at least 20 hours per week and is eligible for benefits including an annual tuition reimbursement of up to $2,000. Work hours may be scheduled around the student's class schedule but must fall within the regular HR office hours of Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

The HR Department is comprised of over 70 professionals providing a range of comprehensive services including Staffing, Benefits, HealthWorks, Classification, Compensation, Learning & Development, and Organizational Development for more than 7,500 employees.

For more information and to apply, visit our website at www.hennepin.jobs. To be considered for this position you must complete a Hennepin County application. Hennepin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: 612-348-2163 or hr.recruiter@co.hennepin.mn.us.

Strong careers. Strong communities.

Job Announcement: TRiO Upward Bound | UMNTC Advisor & Caseload Manager

TRiO Upward Bound | UMNTC | CEHD is currently accepting applications for individuals interested in full-time, direct service to youth in an academic and residential (summer only) pre-college program.

We here at TRiO Upward Bound are geared up for our 2012 Residential and Academic Summer program. Roughly 70 high school students have moved into Middlebrook Hall to engage in a summer program where they are being challenged academically and socially to build the skills necessary to navigate and succeed in obtaining a 4 year degree. There is a team of about 30 educators and youth workers trained and prepared to make this summer program a success.

During this program our UB students will:

-take classes (in Appleby Hall) daily from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm starting on Monday, June 18 and ending on Friday, July 20, 2012
-live in Middlebrook Hall, gain independent living skills and engage in evening enrichment and development activities daily (from Feed My Starving Children to organized games of capture the flag)
-participate in the STEP UP EXPLORE program as part of our joint initiative with the City of Minneapolis (30 UB students will work this summer in various offices and departments around the University of Minnesota)
-go to Chicago on the 2012 UB College Tour trip for the class of 2013 (our upcoming senior class) from Monday, July 23 - Wednesday, July 25
-experience non-city life and learn about ecology, leadership and teamwork in the Outward Bound Wilderness trip in Ely, NM from August 12 - 16
-challenge themselves to practice REAL COLLEGE STUDENT LIFE with the summer BRIDGE program for our recent high school graduates; 14 rising college freshmen will take PSTL 1368 this summer and receive supplemental instruction in addition to practicing some of the skills needed to be successful in college
-celebrate with UB Alumni reaching their "Dream" at the 2012 MN "I Have a Dream" Scholarship Celebration where we induct the new class of Dream Scholars and recognize the achievements of the UB Alumni who have graduated from college and made their collegiate dreams come true. This Celebration is scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 19, 2012.

In sum, we're packing a LOT of fun and learning in a short amount to time.

Position description is attached and can also be found here

Caseload Mgr Advisor Job Announcement(1).pdf

Dragon Festival 2012 do.walk

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Supports the 3rd Annual 5K Walk Around Lake Phalen

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota developed the do.® Campaign to remind all
Minnesotans that moderate-intensity physical activity for just 30 minutes on most --
preferably all -- days of the week will help them live longer, healthier lives. Together
with unhealthy eating, physical inactivity is the second-leading cause of preventable
death and disease in the United States. It's directly related to conditions including
heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer and osteoporosis.

That is why Blue Cross is proud to sponsor the 3rd annual walk around Lake Phalen
as part of the 2012 Dragon Festival. Participating in the walk is a great way to get
started on grooving your body every day to improve your overall health. Join us again
for this beautiful walk around the lake. All proceeds will go the Dragon Boat race.

do. is a registered mark licensed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

If you'd like to participate, attached is the registration form. Just fill it out and email it to:
Leila Lari
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans Intern
do.2012 (registration form).docx

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