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The Carlson Global Institute is Hiring!

The Carlson Global Institute office at the University of Minnesota is seeking qualified applicants for an open Education Abroad Program Manager position. This position is a reposting of one of two positions that were open late last year. We filled one position, but are still looking to fill the second position.
The Program Manager will manage a portfolio of short-term faculty led programs for graduate and undergraduate business students and advise students on education abroad programming. In addition, this position will be responsible for the marketing strategy for the education abroad team which includes both short-term and semester options. We are seeking candidates with experience in marketing and promotions, with social media initiatives(Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, YouTube, etc. in a professional capacity), and graphic design skills, ideally using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. Interested candidates should include a promotional piece that highlights their design and marketing skills in their application materials.
For a full position description and application instructions, search for the posting on the U of M website:
https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/search/Search_css.jsp
Position Title: Education Abroad Program Manager for Short-Term Programs
Requisition Number: 174927
Department: International Program Dev (325A)
Quick Link: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=98787
Questions may be addressed to:
Anita Stiles
Associate Administrator
Carlson Global Institute
612-626-8323
astiles@umn.edu

Sports Internships Available!

Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge matches students with a local youth sports organization wishing to fundraise for their program by producing a Youth Baseball event in their community. Interns will gain tangible experience in Event Management, Sponsorship Sales, Negotiation, and Sports Marketing.
Students have the flexibility to begin interning with Ultimate Skills Challenge whenever is convenient for them. Ultimate Skills Challenge events require 8 to 12 weeks and 20 to 35 hours a week. If internship hours are insufficient for a student’s course work, he/she may run 2 sporting events.

The deadline to apply for a spring Ultimate Skills Challenge (USC) internship expires on February 15th
. However, summer internships remain open until May 1st. USC is also allowing students who may not need credit hours to gain valuable experience in the sports event industry by managing a skills event.

Students looking for a Spring and Summer internship may contact Sean Hardy at 970-689-3410 or shardy@uscfundraiser.com

If you want to see the event the students will be running please click on THIS LINK and watch the video on the right side of the page.
Attached is more detailed information: Internship Details.docx
“Raising funds through your passion for the game”

Share Your Business Experience with Youth in 2012!

Help youth learn about business! Lead activities that help middle school students turn their business idea into cash!
Volunteers co-lead fun and engaging activities that help students build positive social and emotional skills, support school success, and develop skills for community involvement. Activities will be held in group sessions, so volunteers will be working with multiple students.
Groups meet Wednesdays from 2:00 – 3:00 at Andersen School (1098 Andersen Ln 55407) Jan – May starting in 2012
The Youth on the Move Program of The Family Partnership is partnering with schools and community centers to support the healthy development of low income youth. Through varied groups that meet weekly, TFP staff and volunteers will provide opportunities for youth to strengthen connections, contribute to their family and communities, and to experience competence.
For more information about this volunteer opportunity contact:
Elizabeth Bradford
Volunteer Engagement Intern
4123 E Lake Street | Minneapolis, MN 55406
Direct: 612-910-1858
ebradford@thefamilypartnership.org
or visit the Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.

H-1B Visa Workshop on February 8

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Time: 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location: Honeywell Auditorium, CSOM

An immigration attorney from a local law firm will provide information on H-1B eligibility requirements, the application process, and the necessary timelines. This workshop is specifically for people who are interested in becoming an H-1B for employers other than University of Minnesota.

U of M Job & Internship Fair is on Thursday, February 23, 2012

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U of M Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, February 23, 2012
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center

www.umjobfair.org
Don’t miss the biggest student career fair in Minnesota! More than 200 organizations will be there recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships. Visit the Web site to learn more, register, and get preparation tips- 2012_Tips for the Fair.pdf.
The Fair is open to all U of M undergraduates, graduate students, and recent alumni. Free transportation will be provided from campus.
Cost: $10, if you pre-register online by February 20, or $25 at the door on the day of the fair.
A registration fee wavier is available for those who demonstrate significant financial hardship. Contact the director of your collegiate career services office for more information.
For the latest job fair updates:
like U of M Job & Internship Fair page on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
The University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair is sponsored by the Career Services offices on all Minnesota campuses. Find more info online, or from your college or campus career office. Disability accommodations are available upon request. Please contact the Career Services Center at 612-624-7577. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

AmeriCorps Recruitment Event

Thursday, March 1, 2012
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (stop by anytime)
524 Science Teaching & Student Services building (Interview Center, 5th floor)

Want to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you? Consider a position with AmeriCorps.
Stop by this AmeriCorps Recruiting event to learn about the types of opportunities available, and the application process. You can talk directly with representatives from a variety of AmeriCorps programs. (For a complete list of organizations attending, view this AmeriCorps Recruitment event in the Career Events section of GoldPASS.) Many positions are available, so stop by anytime between 11 and 2 to learn about them.
This event is free and open to all U of M students, and to recent alumni within one year of graduation. Please note that you’ll want to present yourself well, so dress professionally and bring copies of your resume.
What is AmeriCorps?
Each year, AmeriCorps has 75,000 service opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds. These are offered through local and national nonprofit groups. Your service could make a community safer, give a child a second chance, help protect the environment, and more. See the ServeMinnesota website for more information. (ServeMinnesota is AmeriCorps in Minnesota.)
Benefits of Serving in AmeriCorps:
If you complete a full-time AmeriCorps service, you’ll earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay for college or graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans. If you complete a part-time service, you’ll earn a partial Award. Some AmeriCorps members also receive a modest living allowance during their term of service. In addition, you’ll gain new skills and experiences, and help others!
Registration request: Though it’s not required, we encourage students to register for this event in advance. To do so, log in to GoldPASS, go to the Career Events section, and select this AmeriCorps Recruitment event. Click the Register for Event button. You will not be penalized if you register and don’t attend, but we’d like to know how many people to expect.
This event is coordinated by the career offices of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

U of M Job Fair Preparation Session for Diverse Students

Students! Need a job or internship? The U of M Job Fair is coming up soon – see the detailed information below.
The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) and Career Development Network (CDN) Diversity Committee are partnering to host a session that will help you prepare. Come and learn about what to expect from the Job Fair, how to talk to employers, what to wear and bring, etc. Light snacks will be provided!
U of M Job Fair Preparation Session for Diverse Students
– Tuesday, February 7, 2012
– 4:00pm – 5:00pm
– 230 STSS

Please RSVP to Jasmine Omorogbe at jasmineo@umn.edu by Sunday, February 5 if you are interested in attending.
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U of M Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, February 23, 2012
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center

www.umjobfair.org
Don’t miss the biggest student career fair in Minnesota! More than 200 organizations will be there recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships. Visit the Web site to learn more, register, and get preparation tips. The Fair is open to all U of M undergraduates, graduate students, and recent alumni. Free transportation will be provided from campus. Cost: $10, if you pre-register online by February 20, or $25 at the door on the day of the fair.
For the latest job fair updates:
like U of M Job & Internship Fair page on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
The University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair is sponsored by the Career Services offices on all Minnesota campuses. Find more info online, or from your college or campus career office. Disability accommodations are available upon request. Please contact the Career Services Center at 612-624-7577. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

You’re Invited: Women in Sport Careers-A Networking Event & Title IX Celebratio‚Äčn

Women in Sport Careers “Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX”
Wednesday, February 1, 6 PM – 9 PM
This event celebrates women in sport careers – engage, network, and share with others who are in sport careers, as well as with those looking to have a career in sports.
The FREE event features food, a free gift, an address by keynote speaker Merrily Dean Baker – former Athletic Director of Gopher Women’s Athletics – and then breakout sessions of 10 areas of sport careers. All breakout sessions are led by women specializing in these sport careers.
Tickets are available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/219843

Teacher positions & Upcoming Open House for St. Paul Academy & Summit School!

St. Paul Academy has some 3 teaching openings! There are 2 math openings and one Mandarin Chinese. Here is the link to the postings:
http://spa.jobdigtracker.com/careers/?&p=showAll
An Educator’s Introduction to St. Paul Academy and Summit School
February 14 & 16, 2012

St. Paul Academy and Summit School, an independent K-12 school with two campuses in the heart of St. Paul, invites you to learn about independent school education by touring our campuses, visiting classes, having lunch with students and teachers, and meeting with division principals. Come and see if independent school teaching is for you!
Middle/Upper School Visit Day
(Grades 6-12)
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
9:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
1712 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul
Lower School Visit Day
(Grades K-5)
Thursday, February 16, 2012
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
1150 Goodrich Avenue, St. Paul
Directions to the Randolph and Goodrich campuses are available at http://www.spa.edu/about_spa/Directions.aspx

Please RSVP by February 8, 2012 by submitting the attached response sheets to Lucy Polk, English Department Chair, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, 1712 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 or emailing lpolk@spa.edu
(Direct line: 651.696.1404
Fax: 651.698.6787)
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