SSS Weekly Update

January 25 - 29

Opportunity to be certified to judge high school forensics

If you participated in high school forensics (speaking contests) or would like to be able to make some extra money as a judge for forensics, here is a great opportunity for you held on this campus the first Wednesday of SpringSemester.

Individuals interested in becoming a certified high school forensics/speech adjudicator (judge) can attend a workshop at UW-Oshkosh, Wednesday Feb. 3,2016, 5-7:30 p.m., being taught by Prof. Kay Neal. In order to attend the workshop, individuals must first complete a 2-hour online tutorial, available at (select "Initial Speech Adjudicator Training," and on the right-hand side of the screen, Create a New Account on the site). UW-Oshkosh students pay a special reduced fee of $25 -- if they pay by check, which should be made payable to WHSFA. Be sure to select "Pay by Check" when enrolling in the online course, unless paying by credit card through PayPal, which is $36.50.

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Test Anxiety Workshops: February 2015

Application deadline: Friday, January 22

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PreCollege Programs is seeking to hire qualified college students for their 2016 Summer Programs.

Student Employee Requirements:

· Must be in good standing academically, and with the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Residence Life and University Conduct Policies.

· Must be at sophomore status or higher by February 2016, with a 2.7 Cum GPA or higher.

· Must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills that include: integrity, patience, excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and strong verbal communication skills.

· Must have hands-on volunteer and/or work experience and like working with middle and high school students from economically-disadvantaged and diverse cultural backgrounds.

· Must live in the residence halls with program participants and able to chaperone and tutor 24 hours a day.

Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program

Application Deadline: March 4, 2016

The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP) is an internship program offered by the state of Wisconsin. The Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Management, (DOA DPM) Bureau of Affirmative Action (BAA) administers SAAIP and provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government.

To be eligible to participate in the SAAIP, you must meet the following:

You must be a student enrolled at a college/university or enrolled in a vocational/technical school program. Proof of enrollment is required.The SAAIP process is highly competitive. Please be sure to apply only for positions in which you have experience and can answer interview questions regarding that experience. To increase the chances of being hired, each intern should have good knowledge and experience in the study or knowledge areas associated with each position and be able to commit to working in various locations around the state. For example, living in Madison, but being able to commit to working in Milwaukee, or vice versa could increase your chances of gaining an interview.

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