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Tutoring Positions for Spring Semester.

TRiO Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development is seeking student applicants to fill several TUTORING positions for spring semester.
Since 1966, Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota has been serving low-income and first generation Minneapolis youth to ensure that students are adequately prepared to compete at the collegiate level. Applicants with work-study, experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds, and a passion for education are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. All positions will start mid-January. All positions are posted at the University of Minnesota Employment website.
To apply and get a more detailed job description, visit the following website: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=99737.
All other inquiries should be directed to Tricia Wilkinson, Academic Coordinator for Upward Bound at 612-624-3369 or wilk0151@umn.edu

Off Campus Workstudy Tutoring position

We would like to welcome you to learn more about the UY!
Please click here to access our website (www.uymn.org). From there you can apply by clicking on the Programs link on the left hand side, and click on Y Tutors (also found on the left hand side)! If you wish to apply please click Join Y Tutors to fill out the online application! (This is the FIRST step to applying, read below for the additional application).
Keep in mind if you become a Y Tutor these are some things you should know!
· Tutoring happens usually Monday-Friday.
· Times are usually after school times so 1pm and later (latest Start time is 3pm).
· You will need to have work study funds to get paid, volunteering is an option.
· We require at least two days of tutoring.
· Transportation is not provided although we encourage carpools and will pay drivers more.
· Weekly seminar attendance is required (Tuesday OR Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30)
Please check Onestop to make sure you still qualify for work-study this coming year. Also, remember, when you use work-study it’s important to track how much you have left, when you run out of funds you have a couple choices:
1) Talk with Financial Aid, see if they can increase your funds
2) Become a Y Tutor VOLUNTEER – because when your funds are out you cannot be paid.
If you choose to apply for a Y Tutor position, there is an additional application attached that needs to be filled out and sent back to the coordinators. Please fill out the online application and the attached Microsoft Document titled “NEW Y Tutor Application 11-12”. In addition three references needs to be filled out and an availability sheet all of which is attached in this email.
If your last name starts with:
· A-M please send it to Kari elora001@umn.edu
· N-Z please send it to Chase sande574@umn.edu

Admission Possible is Hiring!

Admission Possible/College Possible is seeking AmeriCorps and VISTA members for Fall 2012! We will be selecting lots of talented, idealistic people and we would love your help in recruiting them. We get our best candidates from your referrals, so please take a moment to think of people who just might be passionate about changing the world – or others who might know of such people! Most often, our applicants are recent college graduates or current seniors looking for opportunities starting next fall.
We are excited each year by the quality applications we receive from all over the country, and with our recent national recognition – we were recently honored with Mutual of America’s Community Partnership Award and The Elfenworks Foundation’s In Harmony with Hope Award – helping to raise our profile, we expect the competition for these positions to be especially strong this year!
Close to 100 new AmeriCorps and VISTA members will be selected to start in the fall in the Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha and a new 4th site to be named soon. The Priority Application deadline is 2/18/2012 and the Regular Application Deadline is 3/7/2012. For more details on the specific positions and deadlines, as well as a short video about opportunities with Admission Possible/College Possible, please visit: http://www.AdmissionPossible.org/AmeriCorps.html.
What is Admission Possible/College Possible?
Admission Possible/College Possible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Our after-school services include (1) academic support through ACT/SAT test preparation; (2) college application assistance; (3) financial aid consulting; (4) guidance in the college transition; and (5) support toward college degree completion.
We currently serve nearly 2,000 students between our sites the Twin Cities (MN), Milwaukee, WI and Omaha, NE. Since our founding in 2000, we have succeeded in helping 98% of our students earn admission to college! We are currently working under a multi-year growth plan to reach 20,000 low-income students annually in 10 sites nationwide by as soon as 2015.
Thank you in advance for your help in spreading the word about these opportunities! We would be very grateful if you would be willing to share this information with those for whom you believe Admission Possible/College Possible may be a good fit. Descriptions of the positions we are hiring for and answers to some commonly asked questions are attached to this email. A message to forward to potential applicants is below. Thanks again!
Message to potential applicants:
Admission Possible/College Possible is currently recruiting to fill AmeriCorps and VISTA positions for Fall 2011. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Our after-school services include academic support through ACT/SAT test preparation, college application assistance, financial aid consulting, guidance in the college transition and support toward college degree completion. In 2008, we were named one of Princeton Review’s Best Entry Level Jobs in the country, and in 2009 we were recognized by President Obama at an event on Social Innovation!
Close to 100 new AmeriCorps and VISTA members will be selected to start in the fall in the Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha and a new 4th site to be named soon. The Priority Application Deadline is 2/8/2012 at Noon CST and the Regular Application Deadline is 3/7/2012. For more details on the positions and application instructions, along with a short video about what it’s like to serve with Admission Possible/College Possible, please visit: http://www.admissionpossible.org/AmeriCorps.html
Descriptions of the positions we have available, as well as the answers to some Commonly Asked Questions, are attached to this email.
Please consider applying for an AmeriCorps position with Admission Possible/College Possible. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact lgrengs@AdmissionPossible.org.

Admission Possible/College Possible Highlights

1. We have 80+ socially-minded, idealistic, talented college graduates from around the country working hard towards a common goal.
2. AmeriCorps members are instrumental in the organization’s success and are making a real difference in helping make college admission and success possible for low-income students. To date, 98% of our graduating seniors have been admitted to college.
3. Members who serve with Admission Possible/College Possible gain understanding of the inner workings of a successful non-profit organization, and become extremely marketable for future graduate school and job endeavors. Past members have gone on to attend graduate school at Harvard, Berkeley, and Stanford; others have pursued careers in social work, teaching, and law.
4. Every year our AmeriCorps members become connected to an immediate social network of like-minded, idealistic recent graduates. Past members have found some of their closest friends during their year of service.
We hope you’ll consider applying to serve with Admission Possible/College Possible!
Service Descriptions .pdf
Commonly Asked Questions.pdf

Paid Tutors Needed for After School College Prep Program

TRiO Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development is seeking student applicants to fill several TUTORING positions for spring semester.
Since 1966, Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota has been serving low-income and first generation Minneapolis youth to ensure that students are adequately prepared to compete at the collegiate level. Applicants with work-study, experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds, and a passion for education are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. All positions will start mid-January. All positions are posted at the University of Minnesota Employment website.
To apply and get a more detailed job description, visit the following website: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=99737.
All other inquiries should be directed to Tricia Wilkinson, Academic Coordinator for Upward Bound. Her contact information is 612-624-3369 or wilk0151@umn.edu.

Exploring Interests & Majors Fair

DATE: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
TIME: 10 am to 2 pm
LOCATION: Coffman Union, Great Hall
CONTACT INFO: Chris Buckley, CLA Career Services, 612.624.7577, clacareer@umn.edu
EVENT DESCRIPTION:
At the event, students will be able to do the following:
· Learn about U of M majors.
· Get help from U of M advisers and career counselors.
· Take a short quiz to assess their interests, and then use the results to as a guide for potential majors.
· Explore campus resources and ways to get involved in things that interest them.
· Learn about national and international study programs.
All students are welcome, and they do not need to register in advance to attend.

Achievement First Opportunities for Education Students and Alumni

Achievement First is Hiring!

Achievement First is a growing network of high-performing, K-12 urban public charter schools in Connecticut and Brooklyn focused on providing all of our scholars with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges. In fact, 100% of the class of 2010 and 2011 was accepted to a four-year college! As we open new schools and add grades to our existing schools, we are looking for great teachers and school leaders to join our team. To learn more about Achievement First, access our instructional resources, or to apply online, please visit www.achievementfirst.org.
School-Based Opportunities
· Elementary, middle, and high school teachers
· Founding middle school teachers in Brooklyn
· Founding high school teachers in Connecticut
· Special education teachers
· High school ELA teachers
· Lower-elementary classroom teachers
· Middle school principal
Network Support Opportunities
· Associate Director, Data Warehouse Engineering
· Associate Director, Revenue
· Product Manager/Business Analyst
· Product Support Specialist
· Project Analyst Intern
· Director of Development
· Assistant to Chief External Officer
· Vice President of Finance
· Vice President of Operations
· IT Associate
· Communications Associate
· Talent Recruiter
· Director of ELA Achievement
· Regional Associate Director of Special Services Achievement
Join a Virtual Information Session

Can’t make it to one of our in-person events? Join us for a Virtual Information Session hosted by an Achievement First talent recruiter. We will discuss:
Achievement First’s history, mission, and core values
Training and professional development opportunities
Opportunities to join our team for the 2012-2013 school year
Application process and qualities of a successful candidate

Teaching Opportunities with Achievement First

December 13, 2011; 8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern
RSVP here.
Teaching Opportunities with Achievement First
January 10, 2011; 8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern
RSVP here.

Starting Your School Leadership Career with Achievement First

January 17, 2011; 8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern
RSVP here.
Meet Achievement First on the Road
Throughout the year, our team visits cities across the country in search of the best teachers and school leaders. Below are cities we’ll be visiting this month; please email us to learn more at recruitment@achievementfirst.org.
January
· January 7 – Washington, DC
· January 7 – Baltimore, MD
· January 21 – Philadelphia, PA
· January 21 – Chicago, IL
· January 28 – Phoenix, AZ

Spring Internship Opportunities with Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge

Still seeking spring internship opportunities? Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge (SAUSC) is accepting applications until December 31st.
Students will be supervised by two different organizations:
Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge
Local youth sports organization.
Internships range from 100 to 480 hours and will work with the students’ job description to accommodate the number of hours needed. If two or more students are interested in the same community, SAUSC, will allow individuals to partner up on multiple events and sports projects.
Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge matches students with a local youth sports organization attempting to fundraise for their program by producing a Youth Baseball event in their community. Interns will gain valuable experience in Event Management, Sponsorship Sales, Negotiation, and Sports Marketing.
Interested students should call Sean Hardy at 970-689-3410 or email shardy@uscfundraiser.com for a brief overview of the job.
For additional information please see the attached document:
Baseball Internship.docx
To see a video of the event the students will be asked to run please click on the link then click on the video. EVENT LINK
Sean Hardy
Sports Authority Ultimate Skills Challenge
Office 970.689.3410
www.Ultimateskillschallenge.com
“Raising funds through your passion for the game”

Going Global Career Update December 2011

We are pleased to provide you with a new issue of the Going Global e-newsletter with the latest information on a variety of international employment issues, legal requirements, work permit changes, cultural advice, and more.
The Going Global Job and Internship database has exploded to include more than 16 million listings from around the world! Now you can search in the local language and register for a job search agent for instant notification of new opportunities. All postings are updated daily.
Going Global’s unlimited access database now includes career guides for more than 80 locations, H1B visa employer listings, corporate profiles and worldwide job and internship postings. All of Going Global’s guides are written by in-country career experts and updated annually.
More than one million students depend on Going Global to locate employment opportunities both at home and abroad.
Join us for a live online training session.
Participation requires Internet and phone access.
USA/Canada/Latin America
Tues Dec 6 at 10 AM EST (NY)
Wed Dec 7 at 8 PM EST (NY)
Wed Dec 14 at 10 AM EST (NY)
Wed Dec 14 at 8 PM EST (NY)
Tues Jan 10 at 10 AM EST (NY)
Wed Jan 18 at 10 AM EST (NY)
Thur Jan 19 at 8 PM EST (NY)
Tues Jan 24 at 10 AM EST (NY)
United Kingdom/Europe
Tues Dec 6 at 3 PM GMT (London)
Wed Dec 14 at 3 PM GMT (London)
Tues Jan 10 at 3 PM GMT (London)
Wed Jan 18 at 3 PM GMT (London)
Tues Jan 24 at 3 PM GMT (London)
Australia/Asia Pacific
Thurs Dec 8 at 9 AM SGT (Singapore)
Thurs Dec 8 at 12 PM EDT (Sydney)
Thurs Dec 15 at 9 AM SGT (Singapore)
Thurs Dec 15 at 12 PM EDT (Sydney)
Fri Jan 20 at 9 AM SGT (Singapore)
Fri Jan 20 at 12 PM EDT (Sydney)
Current subscribers may register for any of the above sessions by logging into their Going Global account and visiting the training registration page.
Questions? Contact us!
1-800-989-1190

U of M Job & Internship Fair registration open!

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Thursday, February 23
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center

www.umjobfair.org
Cost: $10, if you pre-register online by February 20,
or $25 at the door on the day of the fair.
Don’t miss the biggest student career fair in Minnesota!
Nearly 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.
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.
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.
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.