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February 8, 2019

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IN THIS NEWSLETTER

- Job Opportunities -

- Research & Job Shadowing Opportunities -

- Internship Opportunities -

- Networking Opportunities -

- Other Opportunities/Resources -

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

TGA of Tucson

Details: TGA of Tucson is in need of responsible and personable college students who are looking to gain work experience and become part time coaches. Currently they are in 40 grade schools and will train the coaches. Part time coaches may be paid up to $30 per class, one hour in length.


Background: TGA introduces sports to elementary aged children in the area, at their school and after school. Each coach brings an equipment bag to the school as we don’t require the parents of our students purchase any equipment.


Criteria:


  • Must be responsible, enthusiastic, and kind-hearted
  • TGA realizes students academic obligations must come first, therefore they offer flexibility by having students work part time, only 2-4 days per week, Monday-Friday, and in the afternoons only.
  • Since we are “traveling coaches” this opportunity is ideal for responsible students who have their own transportation.


Mission of TGA: Get children moving for life in a safe and nurturing environment.


Application Information: Contact Mike Owens (see below) direct


TGA Contact:

Mike Owens, USPTA

TGA Tucson - Director

mowens@playtga.com

www.PlayTGA.com/Tucson

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RESEARCH & JOB SHADOWING OPPORTUNITIES

UA Job Shadow Program

UA Job Shadow Program – Students can shadow a professional in the field over just ONE DAY. Explore an industry, organization or job function during a one-of-a-kind opportunity to shadow professionals in the field during Spring Break, March 4 – March 8, 2019.


Visit the following link for additional details: Student Application Instructions


Application Deadline: Sunday, February 10, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.


Contact:

Sara Nixon-Kirschner

Industry Program Manager

sarank@email.arizona.edu

Job Shadow Program

CCE Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Details: The CCE Summer Undergraduate Research Program allows undergraduate scientists to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor working in the field of chemical evolution and origins of life chemistry. Students are trained in research methods, data analysis, and written/oral communication of their results.


Depending on the specific school and advisor you are interested in, your application will be folded into an existing program at that school. The program to which you are assigned will give you the chance to participate in seminars such as how to choose a graduate program, scientific ethics, and careers in science. You may be asked to present your research in a formal poster session, and approved posters may be published on our program website.


Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.


Applications and details can be found at: Summer Research Experience

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

“Science in Action” Summer Internships at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

Type: Paid summer 2019 internship


Details: The USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Pacific West Area (PWA) is partnering with four-year Minority Serving Institutions to offer highly qualified students professional experience through our newly established “Science in Action” summer training program.


This unique training program provides students the opportunity to study with world-renowned scientists in the USDA-ARS-PWA to gain hands-on experience working on cutting edge research in many areas including: Food Science, Crop Production, Plant Genetics and Breeding, Entomology, Natural Resources, Bioproducts, and Engineering.


This is a fully funded 8-week summer internship. Based on successful completion of the first year, students may have an option to complete a second 8-week internship the following summer.


Internships will be offered in the following states: California, Utah, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.


Internship Program Goals:


  • Interns will develop skills and knowledge to better prepare them for science jobs with USDA-ARS-PWA.
  • Interns will develop meaningful relationships with USDA-ARS Scientists and Technicians which will lead to a better understanding of career opportunities with USDA-ARS-PWA.
  • USDA will benefit by developing a more diverse candidate pool for hiring future employees.


Criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or have Permanent Resident status
  • Currently be enrolled and have completed at least one year of attendance at a Minority Serving Institution

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Major in an area of study associated with agriculture, horticulture, forestry, food science, nutrition, natural resources, or related sciences

  • Complete Program Application

  • Provide a resume, official transcripts and 2 Letters of Recommendation


Application Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.


Application must be postmarked. See attached file for details.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Food Service Internship Opportunities

Type: Paid summer 2019 internship


Details:

We have five paid positions that will provide students the complete experience of Food Service in a Camp setting while working alongside a Registered Dietitian.


Background:

Camp Ronald McDonald is a fully accessible residential camp for campers with special needs. We are located in the high Sierra on the grounds of beautiful Eagle Lake. A project of Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California, the goal of Camp Ronald McDonald is to provide confidence-building experiences to campers who are “at-risk”, disadvantaged and/or living with physical or emotional disabilities. Our programs are designed to support each camper’s individuality through the challenges of outdoor group living and teamwork in a supportive environment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • A student enrolled in an Accredited Undergraduate Nutrition program
  • Experience with the institutional food service setting; camping experience desirable
  • Experience and/or knowledge of menu planning, food safety and food preparation.


Application Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.



Contact:

Maria Damos

Camp Director

mdamos@rmhcnc.org

http://www.campronald.org/who-we-are/summer-positions/food-service-internships/

Industry Related City Internships

Type: Paid summer 2019 internship


Details: Our programs are open to students from any year and with any major, and they may choose a placement in one of 9 career fields: Banking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.


Programs are available in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco


Background:

For those who wish to review our Prospectus which explains our Programs and offering, you may find it here and also a printable Noticeboard Flyer is available here.


Application Information: Students may be directed to apply now at: https://city-internships.com/apply


  • Program filling quickly so apply asap if interested.


Contact:

Lewis Talbot

Founder & CEO, City Internships
www.city-internships.com

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Networking Opportunities

11TH ANNUAL BIO5|BIOSA STUDENT INDUSTRY NETWORKING EVENT

Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 4-6pm

1657 East Helen Street

Tucson, AZ

LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING CAREER?


Come and meet representatives from biotech, biomedical and

life sciences companies.


SINE connects undergraduate and graduate students in life

sciences, medicine, engineering, computer & information

sciences, and business to internships and jobs in the Arizona

bio-industry.


Satellite sessions will present UA and industry career specialists,

as well as previous industry interns.


RSVP at https://goo.gl/A8ECMZ

Free event, but space is limited


Questions?

Contact: Uwe Hilgert - hilgert@bio5.org

LEARN S'MORE ABOUT WORKING IN A LAB

Wednesday, Feb. 13th, 3-4pm

Student Union Memorial Center, Tucson, AZ, USA

Tucson, AZ

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work in a lab, finding better answers to bigger questions? Join the Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Science for an exciting career panel about what it’s like to work in a lab. We’ll be hosting graduate students and professionals alike to talk about their experiences and answers to questions about the pitfalls, thrills, and skills needed to do lab work!


To RSVP go to https://student.clasadvising.arizona.edu/

  1. Log in
  2. Click “Add RSVP”
  3. In the drop-down menu, select “Workshop”
  4. Click Search
  5. Select “Learn S’More Career Panel”



Location: Presidio Room - Student Union Memorial Center


See attached for flyer.

CALS INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP NETWORKING EVENT

Wednesday, Feb. 27th, 5pm

Saguaro Hall, Tucson, AZ, USA

Tucson, AZ

“Out-of-the-Ordinary Careers: How to be an Entrepreneurial Leader”


See attached for flyer.


Questions?

Contact: Emre Toker - etoker@email.arizona.edu or Matt Mars - mmars@email.arizona.edu

HRSA’S REGIONAL VIRTUAL JOB FAIR

Thursday, March 7th, 4:45-7pm

This is an online event.

HRSA’s - Health Resources & Services Administration


Sign up for free through the following link: West Coast Register for March 7 Event


https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/


West Coast: Register for the March 7 event (4:45-7:00pm PT) if you are interested in working in an organization located within HHS Regions 9 and 10. (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau).

SCAN 35th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Friday, April 26th, 8am to Sunday, April 28th, 5pm

11111 North 7th Street

Phoenix, AZ

SCAN - Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition


Visit the following link for additional information regarding the event & registration - https://www.scandpg.org/symposium-2019/registration
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Scholarship Opportunities

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship

Details:

UA Study Abroad will be hosting 2 workshops to provide students information about the Gilman Scholarship, which is one of the largest scholarships available for studying or interning abroad.


We will help students with the application process and have previous Gilman awardees at the events to provide helpful insight & advice as well as providing feedback on essays.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • US citizen
  • Undergrad students who are Pell Grant Eligible
  • Studying abroad on a credit-bearing program in the Summer, Fall or Academic Year of 2019
  • Study abroad program must be at least 3 weeks in one country

Gilman Workshop Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. | University Services Bld. Room 312 | understand how to complete the application.


Gilman Application Deadline:


Contact:

  • See attached file for additional details.

CMES Internship Funding

Details:

The funding is meant to assist students who wish to gain internship experience, either in the US or abroad, that has to do with issues related to the Middle East or North Africa.


Application Deadline:

  • Monday, March 25, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.
  • Turn in to The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) in Marshall Building, Room 470
  • See attached file for details.

Contact:

Julie Ellison-Speight

jellison@email.arizona.edu

https://cmes.arizona.edu/internship_funding

CALS Scholarships

Details:

As a CALS student, you're automatically eligible for nearly 200 scholarships reserved specifically for majors in our college. You don't have to have a perfect GPA either – you could qualify based on your campus and community involvement, personal background and experiences, or career goals. Award amounts vary each year but typically range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars for each scholarship.


Application Deadline:


Contact:

Camille Andersen

camilleandersen@email.arizona.edu

https://cals.arizona.edu/students/scholarships

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Other Opportunities/Resources

CALS Senator Info Session

Interested in leadership and want to make a difference? Consider running to be the next CALS Student Senator!


Event Information

Date: Monday, February 11th, 2019

Time: 3pm to 5pm

Location: Forbes Courtyard

https://cals.arizona.edu/events/cals-senator-info-session


Details: See attached for flyer.


Contact:

Katie Christopher

khchristopher@email.arizona.edu

University of Arizona’s Survivor Advocacy Program

As an important part of our larger commitment to our students and their well-being, the program offers services such as emotional support, academic support, Title IX navigation, advocacy, and connection to community resources. To find out more information regarding additional services and program details please visit https://survivoradvocacy.arizona.edu/.


Interested in leadership and want to make a difference? Consider running to be the next CALS Student Senator!


Event Information

Event Name: Survivor Advocacy Open House

Date: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: Student Union Memorial Center, Room 404

https://survivoradvocacy.arizona.edu/


Details: See attached for flyer.

UA Debate Series

Are you interested in engaging in discussion related to topical issues in today's society? Consider attending the UA Debate Series!


Debate Dates:

  • February 26: Title Nine, “Title XI will solve sexual harassment”
  • March 26: Water Rights, “Water should be privatized”
  • April 9: College Accessibility, “Too many students go to college”
  • April 23: Prison Rehab, “Release non-violent marijuana offenders” and “Make college accessible for prisoners”


Event Information

Dates: See above

Time: 7:00pm (will run for about 1.5 to 2 hours)

Location: James E. Rogers College of Law, Room 160



Details: See attached for flyer.


Contact:

Jenny Shamoon

jennyshamoon@email.arizona.edu

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