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Global Career Update December 2011

We are pleased to provide you with this 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. To view the newsletter:
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 Going Global for a live online training session.
Participation requires Internet and phone access.

USA/Canada/Latin America

Tues Dec 6 at 10 AM EST (NY)
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INFORMATION SESSION: Public Health Fellowship for undergraduates

Public Health Associate Program/ Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Wednesday, January 25th 2012
STSS 518/520

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid fellowship within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Public Health Associates are assigned to state, tribal, and local public health agencies throughout the United States working in all sectors of public health, including STD/HIV; Tuberculosis; Chronic Disease; Environmental Health; Public Health Preparedness; Immunization; Injury Prevention; and Maternal and Child Health. PHAP provides opportunities for promising future public health professionals to gain broad experience in the day-to-day operation of public health programs.
PHAP is open only to US citizens with a BA or BS degree (or who will obtain degree status before beginning the program). It is anticipated that PHAP will hire 50-65 associates in FY2012 and will receive well over 1000 applications for those positions. Candidates must submit 2 letters of recommendation with their application materials so please allow enough time to get these. Applications open February 1, 2012. You can find more information at this website if you would like:
Attend this information session to:
· Learn first-hand tips and experiences from current CDC fellows
· Steps to the application process and guidance on being a competitive applicant
· In depth program information and positions

PRESS Literacy Coach Position with MCRR | Starting January 2012

The Minnesota Center for Reading Research (MCRR) has a full-time position available with the Path to Reading Excellence in School Sites (PRESS) project. Learn more about PRESS:
PRESS Literacy Coach (Requisition #175239)
The PRESS Literacy Coach will represent the PRESS partnership at the individual building level. It is essential that the PRESS Literacy Coach work collaboratively with building staff including but not limited to the building administrator, teachers, and District literacy coach(es) to establish and sustain effective literacy instruction for all students, including students who are English Language Learners. This position will require a background check
If you’re interested in applying for this position, please do so online through the University of Minnesota Employment System: You may search for the posting using the requisition number or simply click on the link provided above.
Please contact Ah Vang-Lo, PRESS Project Coordinator, at or 612-626-6979 if you have any questions.

Reminder! Kraft Information Session November 29th, 1:00 PM, ST&SS, Rms 518/520

Tuesday,November 29, 2011
1:00 – 2:30pm (Info session 1:00 – 2:00, Networking 2:00 – 2:30)
518/520 Science Teaching & Student Services

Registration encouraged via GoldPASS

Learn about Retail Internships available Summer 2012! This information session is open to all students. (Students graduating between May 2012 and May 2013 strongly encouraged to attend.) A number of Kraft representatives will be at the info session to meet students, give a presentation, answer questions and to network.
Go to the Jobs Database of GoldPASS and search on position #69451 to learn more about the internship and to apply. Application deadline is December 2, 2011. Bring your questions about the position to the info session!
For more information search the ‘Career Events’ section on GoldPASS.

Applications Available for Foreign Service Security Technical Specialist positions

Click here ( for more information, and to start the Gateway to State online application process via USAJobs.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is January 13, 2012.

Potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire vacancy announcement to ensure they meet all of the requirements for this position, and fully understand the special circumstances involving a career in the Foreign Service before applying. All applicants must be American citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed.
We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.
U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

Join us for INROADS information session on Wednesday, December 7th

Looking for a paid summer internship at a top company? Pursuing a college degree in business, accounting, actuarial science, engineering, computer and information sciences, sales, marketing, communications, allied health, healthcare management, supply chain, finance, or retail store management?
Then join the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) and the Career Development Network (CDN) Diversity Committee for an INROADS information session! This information session will be held from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7 at 518/520 Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS). An INROADS advisor will be present to answer your questions about the great internships available, eligibility requirements, application process, etc. Also, a career services professional will discuss resources available on campus to help you with the internship search process.
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Jasmine Omorogbe at by Monday, December 5.
What is INROADS?
The Mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS is the nation’s largest non-profit source of paid internships for undergraduate, diverse youth. By providing the skills, support, and network students need to obtain an internship at a top company, INROADS prepares students to lead and contribute from Day 1.
Qualifications for INROADS:
Career Interest in Business, Engineering, Computers and Information Sciences, Retail Store Management, Sales, Health, or Marketing
Must be pursuing first undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
Full-time undergraduate with at least 2 summers or 54 credit hours remaining after Spring Semester
College 2.8 Cumulative GPA
H.S. senior applying or already admitted to an accredited college or university
H.S. 3.0 cumulative GPA
A paid multi-year Internship with a top company ($4,000 – $10,000 per summer)
Customized skills development training to prepare you to contribute from day one
Unparalleled networking opportunities with career-minded peers, corporate executives and INROADS alumni
Gratifying community involvement
Year-round professional and personal coaching and guidance from your INROADS advisor
A corporate mentor who takes a personal interest in you
Access to scholarship opportunities
Free tutoring
Great potential for a full-time career after graduation
Please see the attached flier and for further information.
INROADS PAID Recruit Flyer.pdf
* This information session is also listed at

Spring Semester Internships with Project for Pride in Living

PPL helps people gain housing stability, employment, family stability and youth achievement.
Since 1972, thousands of low-income people have built brighter, stable futures and stronger communities as a result of PPL’s innovative approach of helping people help themselves. PPL’s mission is to: work with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services, and education.
This spring semester PPL has several internships available with the Family Literacy Program. There are four program areas: early childhood education, elementary literacy, teen tech literacy, and adult education/ELL. Some sites can offer these as work study positions.
You will find the position descriptions attached.
Family Lit Pre-K Leader Internship – University of Minnesota – Spring 2012.doc
Family Literacy Adult Ed Tutor-Intern – University of Minnesota – Spring 2012.doc
Family Literacy Elementary Intern -University of Minnesota – Spring 2012.doc
Teen Technology Empowerment Intern – Colleges- Spring 2012.doc
PPL (Project for Pride in Living)
1035 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-455-5101 – fax

Paid Summer Internship with Breakthrough Saint Paul!

“I love the feeling you get after a class in which you have really taught the kids something. The sense of satisfaction that is brought by knowing you have touched a child’s life is one words cannot describe.” – Angela, Breakthrough Teacher
Breakthrough Saint Paul helps motivated students overcome adversity to prepare for college with the support of older students passionate about education. The organization is seeking a diverse group of talented undergraduate and high school students (juniors/seniors) to apply for a paid summer teaching internships, complete with training and classroom teaching experience.
Open to all majors! This internship was ranked as one of the TOP TEN SUMMER INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS by the Princeton Review.
Please check out the attached documents and visit our website for more details!
Application Deadline: February 27th, 2012 (Interviews granted on a rolling basis)

Full Time Data Collection Position

The Department of Epidemiology and Community Health is announcing a full time data collection position. This position begins January 3rd, 2012 and applications for this position are being accepted now.
The position is with NET-Works, an obesity prevention research study, and it is hiring a 75-100% Community Program Specialist / Data Collection Coordinator to serve on and supervise a data collection team to recruit and conduct measurements on 500 families of 2-4 year olds. This position requires flexible day and evening hours (some weekend days might be required). Data collection training including working with human subjects and HIPAA will be provided and is required.
Work Days
30-40 hours/week with some evenings or weekends
Apply now, hiring in December, to start by January 3rd 2012. Data collection runs through 2016
Position requires prior experience working on a research study and the ability to work well with participants, as well as supervise other data collection staff. Bachelor’s or equivalent required, M.P.H. or similar preferred. Spanish fluency would be ideal.
Data collection activities

Telephone eligibility screening
Home data collection visits including:
Administering survey
NDSR dietary recall
Anthropometrics (height, weight, waist circumference and skinfold)
Data entry and cleaning
For more information
Please contact a NET-Works staff member (Annie Hotop (612-626-9174) or Sara Veblen-Mortenson (612-624-9378) if you would like more information about this position, or apply through the Office of Human Resources:
Requisition Number 174933