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Aldine ISD is looking for creative teachers!!!

Looking for a teaching job, but still haven’t found anything? Then this is a great opportunity for you!
Aldine ISD is a “Nationally Recognized” school district located in the northern part of Houston, Texas. Our district is currently growing and we will be looking to hire teachers in all areas. Our current starting salary for the 2012-2013 school year is $45,114.00. We pay $3,000.00 critical needs stipends for 9-12 math and science teachers and $4,000 stipends to our bilingual teachers.

Please visit our Aldine ISD website to find out more about our school district. If you are interested, please complete the on-line application and email Jeff McCanna, Director of Human Resources, at jmccanna@aldine.k12.tx.us

Peace Corps Information Session

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Did you miss the last Peace Corps session? No worries, here is your last chance to go to the next information session this Thursday!
Three Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be sharing their experiences in Bolivia, Morocco and Ecuador
When: Thursday,May 2nd 5:00-6:00p.m. @ 214 Heller Hall
Learn about assignment in:
• Health
• Education
• Agriculture
• Environment
• Business
• Youth Development

For more information,contact: Deanna Camell,Campus Representative 230 Heller Hall 612-­626-5311 peacecor@umn.edu facebook.com/UMNPeaceCorps

LAST Peace Corps Information Session!

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Do you want to spend your next two years abroad? Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Do you want to gain a skill set to make your knowledge transferable in our global economy? Do you know someone who does?

Come hear stories from two Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Bolivia and Morocco on May 2nd from 5:00 – 6:00pm in 214 Heller Hall.


What do volunteers do?
Volunteers serve in education, health, business, environment, agriculture, and youth development projects. This link will take you to additional information about various assignments as well as how to qualify.
How do I apply?
Please note that the application process takes 9-12 months, so I suggest applying a year before you are ready to depart
What are the benefits?
Peace Corps services provides many personal and professional benefits. This link will take you to information about the financial, medical, educational, and career benefits.

Teaching English Abroad Info Session

Interested in teaching abroad after graduation?Then you should attend an information session on Teaching English Abroad hosted by the Learning Abroad Center
The information session will include information and resources for learning about teaching opportunities abroad and how to go about searching for positions.
There will be a great group of panelists that have taught all over the globe on various types of programs. Please promote to interested students!

The session will be held on Friday, April 26th at 4pm in 110 Heller Hall.
For any questions please contact Lindsey Lahr at lahr0039@umn.edu or 612.625.8827.

Summer Residential Youth Counselor Several Positions Open Apply Now!!!

Like working with youth? Need a job and a place to live? TRiO Upward Bound is hiring Residential Youth Counselors for Summer!
Residential Youth Counselors are live-in positions on the University of Minnesota campus for the duration of TRiO Upward Bound’s 5-week experiential summer program.
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RYC’s must be available for the following dates:
Orientation: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 (5:00-9:00 PM) or
Saturday, June 8th, 2013 (9:00 AM–1:00 PM)
Training Week: Monday, June 10th–Friday, June 14th, 2013 (8:00 AM–4:30 PM daily)
Program Dates: Sunday, June 16th, 2013–Friday, July 26th, 2013 (hours vary)
Applicants must provide an updated resume, cover letter, references, and recent transcript; final candidates must pass a criminal background check. Apply by May 1st.

For more information and to apply, go to employment.umn.edu and search for requisition #183232.

Virtual Career Fair

Looking for a Job? Attend the fair from anywhere! Be Recruited Online & Enter the iPod Nano Drawing Students, Post-docs, and Alumni are invited to attend the Virtual Career Fair, a unique virtual event that helps job seekers meet employers in a time efficient, virtual way.
Why Participate?

  • Get interviews without ever leaving your computer
  • Avoid waiting in long lines
  • Save your valuable time by searching for a job online
  • Meet employers searching for candidates with advanced degrees
  • Register and upload your resume to automatically be entered into the Nano drawing

What students-alumni are saying who participated in other CareerEco Virtual Career Fairs. Go to the Chat Sessions!!
“The virtual career fair went great. I got one interview already and I am expecting more. I think that this was a great idea and I hope that our school does it again next year.”
“I just want to say thank you for help putting on this event. I think this event has been a success for me. The chat provided more of a one on one environment for me to sell myself to the company over a normal job fair. I personally would love to see more of these events for future students and alumni!”
“This straightforward approach allows me to find out exactly what type of talent these companies are looking for without having to fill out countless online profiles.”
“How great of an idea this is for employers in addition to potential job seekers. It provides one more point of contact for potential candidates with the companies that they are interested in”
“I knew the time slot, I get on the computer, and make that connection right away with the recruiter”
“This virtual career fair can be the thing that changed my life. I can’t even describe how excited I am, and how much I appreciate your efforts.”

Register here

Peace Corps INFORMATION SESSION 4/11

Did you miss the last Peace Corps Information session? No worries our next Peace Corps Information Session is THURSDAY April 11th!
Peace Corps has been called “The Hardest Job You’ll Ever Love!” Come hear what that means from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Two RPCVs will share their stories and advice from their services in Mozambique and Bolivia.

Come join us at:
Thursday, April 11th, 2013
5:00 – 6:00 pm
214 Heller Hall

Making the Most of Your Internship (CFAN 3096)

Ideal for students seeking support and/or credit during their summer internship experience
1 Credit, Open to any major!
Spring registration & introductory sessions ensures NO summer tuition!
This course covers topics that will help you have an excellent summer internship experience including:

  • Mentoring and support from a professional “coach” throughout the internship experience
  • Helping students resolve internship challenges and build relationships with co-workers
  • Learning how to successfully market your internship to future employers
  • Creating clear internship goals with your site supervisor
  • Learning about professionalism and strategies for ensuring success on the internship
  • Online reflection and discussion with peers to learn and gain support from classmates
  • Activities to help you network with professionals at your internship site

For more information about this course please contact:
Leslie Svacina, Internship Coordinator at lsvacina@umn.edu