SNAC TIME!

December 2018

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IN THIS NEWSLETTER

- Winter Dates & Deadlines -

- Job Opportunities -

- Research Opportunities -

- Internship Opportunities -

- Other Opportunities

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DATES & DEADLINES

Winter 2018 Dates & Deadlines

December 17, 2018

FIRST DAY OF CLASS

  • UAccess available for registration.
  • First day to file for the Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO).
  • First day to add classes for audit; instructor signature is required.

Last day to use UAccess for:

  • adding classes, changing classes, or changing sections.


December 19, 2018

W period begins. A penalty grade of W will be awarded for each course withdrawal and the class(es) will appear on your transcript.

Change of Schedule form with instructor's and Dean's permission is required to change from PASS/FAIL to regular grading or vice versa.


Changing to/from audit requires both instructor and Dean's permission on a Change of Schedule form.


December 22, 2018

Last day to file for Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO)


December 31, 2018

Deadline to withdraw online through UAccess.

Deadline to change to/from audit with only instructor approval.


January 8, 2019

LAST DAY OF WINTER 2018-19 CLASSES and FINAL EXAM DAY. No registration changes can be made after the last day of classes.

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WINTER BREAK OPPORTUNITY

Tour the outstanding TGen facilities in Phoenix over the winter break and learn about the Helios Scholars at TGen Summer Internship Program.

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life changing results. TGen is focused on helping patients with neurological disorders, cancer, and diabetes, through cutting edge translational research (the process of rapidly moving research towards patient benefit).


Friday, January 4th, 2019

Tour Time - 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Downtown Phoenix

Parking Garage next to the UA College of Medicine (No transportation provided on this trek, as it's during Winter Break)

RSVP here: https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/events/212399

This is a great opportunity to visit the TGen facilities and hear from the TGen staff and UA alumni. Students must "Join Event" through Handshake to register for this tour and have your name added to the check-in list at the security desk. The tour group size is limited to thirty (30), so RSVP early to reserve your space by Wednesday, December 19th. Additional information about the meeting location will be sent when the group is finalized.


RSVP by Wednesday, December 19th, 2018: https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/events/212399

More Information

Video about the Helios Scholars at TGen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A6o1pLGGRc

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Graduating this December? AmeriCorps VISTA Job

The position is as a one-year AmeriCorps VISTA working on a financial and nutrition literacy project in Indian Country.

This project will work to improve the financial literacy, diet, and nutrition of low-income individuals living on the Navajo reservation through educational outreach, and community development. This programming will help families, students, and small-scale growers develop skills in budget making, saving, investing, and other financial tools, and make healthy food choices. These activities will include curriculum development, workshops, and small-group and one-on-one skill building.

For more details: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=84994&fromSearch=true


Thank you,


Hallie Casey

Horticulture Extension Manager

Navajo Technical University

horticulture@navajotech.edu

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Undergraduate Research

Summer Research Experience for Students in Cancer Prevention and Control

STEP-UP is looking for outstanding upperclassman undergraduate and Master’s level students from diverse backgrounds to participate in a paid, 12-week transformative research experience in cancer prevention and control science. We particularly encourage applications from students from underrepresented, disadvantaged, non-traditional or first-generation college backgrounds or who attend schools with limited research opportunities.

For more information and to apply, please visit STEP-UP

Please share this information. Application deadline is February 1

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

30 NEW PAID CALS INTERNSHIPS

Internships will not be limited to working with the Horse Racing operation but will also include opportunities with the farmers market, sustainability, management, retailing, hospitality, food & beverage service, veterinary care, animal training, grooming, broadcasting, handicapping, video production, simulcasting, public and community relations, event management, entertainment, marketing, advertising, social media, publishing, sponsorship, sales, operations, security, parking, admissions and more.


To see current internships received by the CALS Career Center please visit the CALS Internship Library (https://cals.arizona.edu/students/current-internships).


Fore more information, please contact Kyle Sharp - ksharp@email.arizona.edu.

Design Your Internship

Do you want to make an impact and build professional skills at the same time? Here’s your chance!

This is not your typical internship. In this position, you can make a real impact while working on real projects with campus and community partners.

Do you have a willingness to learn and a passion for sharing your skills to make your campus better? We would love to have you on the team. Read on and take advantage of this opportunity to grow alongside like-minded individuals from across campus.

If you have these relevant skills and mindsets, we want to talk to you!

  • The ability to quickly adapt and apply feedback to new situations and tasks.
  • The ability to listen and incorporate others’ perspectives.
  • The ability to successfully adjust one’s behavior to meet team and situational needs.
  • The drive to take initiative to attempt to achieve a goal despite the risk of failure.
  • Always looks to add value, whether it is improving current processes or suggesting new ones.
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and confident asking for help.

We're looking for a team with many talents. If you're interested, don't count yourself out before we can meet you! Just apply!

Apply here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2171349

Summer Internship for Dietetics

Camp Pocono Trails Summer Internships

Please pass this opportunity along to your students!

Camp Pocono Trails is looking for energetic, motivated nutrition majors who would like the opportunity to work first hand under and with our onsite Registered Dietician Nutritionists in implementing our nutrition program at camp. We can offer your students paid internship opportunities as well as life experience in working with our campers on a day to day basis and helping them to achieve their weight loss goals.

Some of their experiences will include:
Assisting with nutrition classes
Assisting with healthy cooking classes
Assisting with weight loss counseling
Helping to manage the food line at camp
Weigh ins and measurements of our campers
Experience dealing with different food allergies and diets

Below you will find our job description and details that we hope you will share with your nutrition majors.

I am also including a link to our website so you can watch our camp dvd and view our site to see all of our amazing success stories and accomplishments of our former campers! Besides eating healthy and exercising we offer our campers and staff a fun summer camp experience in a beautiful setting.

I can be reached at 800-365-0556 or feel free to email me with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you to discuss opportunities for your nutrition majors.

Job Title
Summer Camp Dietitian/Nutritionist Assistants
Company
Camp Pocono Trails
Reeders - Poconos, Pennsylvania 18352
www.camppoconotrails.com

Job Description and Requirements
Dietitian/ Nutrition students needed for childrens weight loss summer camp from 6/09/19 - 8/14/19. (Minimum 6 week requirement)

Responsible for helping to implement the nutrition program working under and with our Registered Dietician Nutritionists assisting with the nutrition and cooking classes at camp as well as helping to manage the food line. Will also allow you experience dealing with different food allergies and diets. Internship opportunities available. This experience will look great on your resume as well. Camp is located in the Poconos, PA. Room, board and salary included. Work with overweight kids, teens and young adults age 7-25 at our established 25 year program. Ability to become involved in a program that can change lives and one where you will have a great impact on others all while having a fun time at summer camp.

For more information you can check out our website at www.camppoconotrails.com or call us for more details at 800-365-0556. Resumes can be emailed to Campoffice@newimagecamp.com

If you are interested please fill out our online staff application at www.camppoconotrails.com and we will contact you to begin out interview process.
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Other Opportunities

Call for Applicants: Women in STEM Student Council Executive Board


Call for Applicants: Women in STEM Student Council Executive Board

Women in STEM groups and allies from across the University are excited to announce a new initiative--the Women in STEM Student Council (WiSSC). This student-run body will work to foster the entry, persistence, and success of women in STEM fields across campus by providing coordinated programming and developing policy initiatives that address the root causes of gender-based disparities in STEM fields.

An Executive Board composed of graduate and undergraduate students will oversee the Council. We are currently accepting applications for 9 Executive Board positions. A committee of faculty and staff will first review applications and then top applicants will be selected via a public vote. Individuals of all gender-identities are encouraged to apply.

To find out more about the Council, Executive Board positions, and how to apply, please visit our webpage at http://wise.arizona.edu/women-stem-student-council Applications will be accepted until Dec. 15th. Please share this information and the flier below with anyone who may be interested in participating! Questions can be directed to Jill Williams at jillmwilliams@email.arizona.edu

We look forward to working collectively to make the University of Arizona a national leader in fostering the success of women in STEM fields!

Sustaining Local Food, Biodiversity, and Livestock Grazing in the Alps

The course is Sustaining Local Food, Biodiversity, and Livestock Grazing in the Alps (RNR 397A, 3 units in Summer Session 1, 17-30 June 2018). More details are available at https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program/sustaining-local-food-biodiversity-and-livestock-grazing-alps


Through field trips to natural parks, farms, pastures, and mountain lodges (rifugi) we will assess how new initiatives are supporting the continued grazing of the grasslands, continued support of high biodiversity in the grasslands, continued provision of local cheeses and other foods, and continued opportunity for livelihood in the alpine region. We will explore how investments from local organizations and the European Union are being used to sustain this livelihood system in order to maintain biodiversity, local food, and the mountain culture for future generations.


Cost per student is approximately $4000 if only 5 students enroll, but drops to approximately $3,000 if 10 students enroll.


Course Prerequisite is completion of Freshmen year of college.


We are Dr. Mitch McClaran, Professor of Range Management with more than 30 years of experience teaching and research plant ecology and livestock grazing, and Dr. Alessandra Gorlier, Senior Research Specialist with more than 20 years of experience studying and managing the relationship between biodiversity, livestock grazing, and local food in the Italian Alps.


Mitch McClaran mcclaran@email.arizona.edu

Alessandra Gorlier agorlier@email.arizona.edu

Students for Sustainability

ASUA's Students for Sustainability is currently accepting applications for Spring 2019 members and volunteers. All students who are interested in getting involved with a student government program dedicated to student empowerment and sustainability are welcome to apply! The application can be reached through this link: https://goo.gl/forms/FBu0iBNATW2kXylu1


Interested students can look at our website for more information: http://sustainability.asua.arizona.edu or email the Directors at sfsdirector@gmail.com.

Help us turn Red and Blue, Green!

Summer Health Professions Program

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) provides students interested in health careers the opportunity for a transformative summer experience. SHPEP connects opportunity with student success. The FREE six-week summer enrichment program helps college students enhance their academic proficiency and career development opportunities in a health profession. Participation in the summer enrichment program may better position students for acceptance into advanced degree programs.

To be eligible, you must:

• Be a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services;

• Be a college freshman or sophomore at the time of application,

• Have a minimum GPA of 2.5; and

• Identify with a group that is underrepresented in the health professions. These students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.

Applications for the 2019 summer program will open on December 1, 2016 and close on February 15.

SHPEP is implemented at 12 universities across the nation. Each institution provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop. Program sites vary on how they deliver each of these required components and their program start date.

• Medical

• Dental

• Nursing

• Pharmacy

• Public Health

• Optometry

• Physician Assistant

• Physical Therapy


https://aamc.elevate.commpartners.com/p/SHPEPSeries

For more information, contact Josie Gin Morgan at 520-621-7763 or email josiegin@email.arizona.edu or Gissel Heraldez, 2018-19 SHPEP Ambassador for UA gheraldez@email.arizona.edu