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Health Careers Fair 2013

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Wednesday, October 9
1:00 – 4:00pm
Coffman Great Hall

Mark your calendar for the 11th annual Health Careers Fair! This will be the biggest one yet, with over 60 tables for students and guests to visit with, which include health degree options from the U of M and beyond, U of M pre-health student groups, and opportunities for experience both on and off campus.
Stop by – ask questions – get answers! While you’re there, ask HCC staff your questions, and relax with the therapy animal teams from the U of M Landscape Arboretum which include therapy dogs and a therapy chicken!
Visit our website for more information!

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT FAIR

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You can make a difference in the Twin Cities community! This event provides students a chance to learn about local volunteer and internship opportunities. Talk to representatives from more than 90 organizations to find a position that matches your major and/or interests. Learn about volunteer and internship positions in fields such as: youth education and mentoring, ELL/ESL tutoring, the environment, animal rights, healthcare / public health, law / criminal justice, housing / homelessness, political organizing, public policy, family services / family violence, the arts, GLBT communities, and women and gender issues.
Join us Wednesday, September 18, 2013
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

Please visit our website for more information including a list of organizations that will be in attendance.
This event is coordinated by the Community Service-Learning Center. Event sponsors include Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and these University of Minnesota entities: Student Unions & Activities: Coca-Cola Academic Initiative Grant; Office for Student Affairs; Office for Public Engagement; Office of Government and Community Relations; Humphrey School of Public Affairs; Office for Student Engagement.

2013 Etiquette Dinner

Manner up!
Build your confidence and character in any situation at the U of M Alumni Association’s Etiquette and Career Dinner on October 17th at 5 p.m. You’ll say “thank you” after a three-course meal and advice from etiquette and career experts. Register here.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
5 p.m. Registration
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Program & Dinner
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

2013 Sports Internship & Career Fair

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The Minnesota Twins Baseball Club will host the ninth annual Sports Internship & Career Fair on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 12- 3PM at Target Field!
This event provides individuals who aspire to have a career in sports to meet with many teams and sports related organizations from throughout the upper Midwest. Participants have the opportunity to learn about available internship and career opportunities, as well as, network with these sports related organizations.
For registration information and event details please visit www.twinsbaseball.com/jobopportunities or call 1-800-33-TWINS. The fair will be exclusive to participants who register for the event in advance at a cost of $25.00. Space is limited, so register today. This year’s Sports Internship and Career Fair promises to be yet another successful event!

St. Paul Campus Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
10:00am – 3:00pm
North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center

Attend this career fair intended to help students and employers connect regarding full-time jobs and internships. Fields represented include agriculture, animal science, banking/finance, bio-based products, business, communication, food industry, marketing, sales and retail. Open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni from all University of Minnesota campuses!
Fields Represented:
Agriculture, Animal Science, Banking/Finance, Bio-based Products, Business, Communication, Food Industry, Marketing & Sales.

Fall internship​s at Planned Parenthood!

Make a difference in her life. In his life. In your life.
Fall Semester Internships at Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood’s interns play a hands-on role and gain first-hand knowledge in the organization’s important work supporting the human right to reproductive health and freedom. In addition to building valuable skills, our interns are encouraged to participate in a number of social, educational, and personal/professional development events and opportunities open to our volunteers and interns. Come join our team! To apply for a fall internship, contact the Volunteer Program at volunteers@ppmns.org / 612.821.6113 for more information, or simply send us your cover letter and resume.
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Public Affairs Assistant Intern: Play an integral role in the organization’s grassroots advocacy efforts as the Public Affairs Intern. Support historic Obamacare Outreach Team organizing, gather and enter Action Network sign ups into multiple systems, manage efficiency and function of Voter Activation Network, support e-advocacy campaign and use of Convio email system, support Public Affairs Manager with projects as they arise, and support Outreach Team Coordinator with phonebanks, canvasses, events as needed or interested. A great position to learn inner workings of mission-driven nonprofit and its advocacy and engagement efforts. Ideal candidate will have some outreach or organizing experience, with a great attention to detail. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
Volunteer Program and Training Assistant Intern: The Volunteer Program and Training Assistant intern will carry out several tasks related to the recruitment, placement, orientation, training and ongoing retention of volunteers throughout the agency. Major duties will include corresponding with, screening, and helping to place prospective volunteers and interns, assisting with and updating curricula for volunteer orientations and trainings, helping to coordinate volunteer project and events, and other day-to-day volunteer management processes as needed. A great opportunity for anyone interested in volunteer management, human resources, community engagement, and training! 8-15 hours/week, the ideal candidate will have availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
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Volunteer Program and Marketing Assistant Intern: The Volunteer Program & Marketing Assistant Intern will carry out tasks related to the tracking and management of volunteers throughout the agency, and also assist staff in expanding the visibility of Planned Parenthood’s services throughout three states. Major duties will include ensuring volunteer data and personnel files are processed completely, conducting volunteer reference checks, posting recruitment listings to the web, conducting market research to support Partnership Development staff, consulting with advertising agencies, compiling information and statistics related to marketing campaigns, and helping with special projects as needed. Approximately 10 hours/week. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.

To apply: volunteers@ppmns.org / 612.821.6113




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Employment Internship with People Serving People

Position Title: Employment Intern
Reports To: Senior Employment Advocate
Function: The Employment Intern will assist the Employment Coordinator & Employment Specialist in the daily duties within the shelter by addressing the barriers of homelessness pertaining to employment
Key Responsibilities:
• Work one-on-one with clients to:
• Assist Employment Advocate with producing resumes & cover letters.
• Pick out items from our career closet for clients to get an interview outfit.
• Help clients fill employment applications out online & in paper form.
• Research possible short term trainings that clients may be interested in attending.
• Go over frequently asked interview questions to get clients ready for prospective interviews while at the shelter.
• Provide casual case management with PSP guests and keep accurate documentation of all interaction.
• Conduct job searches pertaining to the skill level of the clients at PSP.
• Update daily job resource book.
• Facilitate employment readiness lessons for current guests and Culinary Arts Training Program students.
• Research schools and short term trainings for PSP clients to attend.
• Make phone calls to prospective students and give them info about our training programs here at PSP.
• Some administrative duties: Email, faxing, making & receiving phone calls.
• Help coordinate Project Homeless Connect when the event is taking place, twice a year.
• Explore and learn more about the issues surrounding homelessness.
Skill Requirements:
• Interpersonal Skills – Ability to establish rapport and interact effectively with a wide variety of people.
• Judgment – Ability to identify critical information and use it to choose effective courses of action.
• Setting Limits – Ability to set limits and be consistent in maintaining rules and guidelines established.
• Teamwork – Ability and willingness to consider the impact of one’s decisions and actions on others in a group.
• Decision Making – Ability to prioritize and identify issues which affect agency needs, to evaluate alternatives based on gains and risks of each and to act decisively.
• Tolerance – Ability to work with a diverse population, including problematic or indigent people.
• Adaptability – Ability to learn quickly and use insights to manage new situations effectively.
• Open Minded – Desire and ability to work with diverse clientele.
• Oral and Written Communication – Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, thoroughly and effectively through speaking, listening, and writing.
• Patience – Ability to remain calm and cool in difficult situations.
Commitment Required:
• At least a three-month time commitment with a minimum of 8-20 hours per week (will discuss at interview)
Benefits:
• Learn first hand about homelessness and its many implications
• Gain great experience working with diverse populations and children
• Acquire valuable communication, organizational, and teaching skills
• Free Meal during working hours
*Apply online: www.peopleservingpeople.org
Questions? Please contact People Serving People’s HR Administrator at 612-277-0252

Full Time English Language Learner Teacher

Full Time English Language Learner Teacher
1.0 Full Time ELL Teacher
Minnesota Transitions Charter Schools
Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: when filled
A full-time (1.000 FTEs) position as an English Language Learner Teacher is available at Banaadir Academy, a Minnesota Transitions Charter School. Position serves students between K-8th grades.
Compensation:
Salary schedule based on Teachers Contract, previous experience and education (Contract is available on District Website under Human Resources/Staffing)
Qualifications:
Required: Current MN ELL Teaching License
Desired: Experience working in an urban setting with English language learners.
Application Deadline: Until filled.
Candidates should send resume, cover letter and references to Jen Scheffler at jscheffler@emailmtcs.org.
This position will be filled on the basis of the experience, competency, and qualifications of the applicant and the needs of the District. The District complies with state and federal fair employment regulations.
For further information contact Jen Scheffler, Minnesota Transitions ELL Coordinator at jscheffler@emailmtcs.org.

Position for Chinese Instructor

Language Sprout is a foreign language center dedicated to providing quality foreign language instruction to people of all ages, with a focus on our youngest learners. We believe that fluency in a second language is invaluable and that it is never too early for kids to start developing their multilingual skills. We aim to serve a niche that is often ignored–younger foreign language learners–because they have incredible potential to gain fluency and are preparing to enter a world in which doing so is more critical than ever.
Language Sprout is seeking a part-time Chinese instructor to teach classes using our methods during the after school hours (3pm-6pm).
Required Qualifications: Fluency in Chinese. Comfortable working with and engaging young children. Access to reliable transportation, and a valid drivers license.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to work with people from different ethnic backgrounds. Highly intelligent, quick learner who is willing and eager to teach according to our methods and training.
Salary: Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience.