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IGR GSI Position for Fall 2010

Posted On: 02/23/10 | Comments (0)

The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) is seeking graduate students for two fall term courses: UC 320/Psych 310/Soc 320 Training for Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation and UC 321/Psych 311/Soc 321 Practicum for Intergroup Dialogue Facilitators.

GSIs are equal partners in the grading, teaching, and evaluation of students in these courses. The GSI position is a 50% appointment.

Deadline: Noon, Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Applications and additional information are available on the IGR website .

Questions? Contact Xinyan Mitchell at IGR or call (734)936-1875.

2010 Kelly McKinnell Memorial Award

Posted On: 02/22/10 | Comments (0)

Open to all enrolled University of Michigan students, the Kelly McKinnell Memorial Award of $1000 provides the selected student an opportunity to travel anywhere in the world to work on a photographic exploration and documentation project, with the goal of promoting world cultural understanding or environmental awareness.

Application deadline: March 11, 2010

Click here for an application
Click here for more information

Questions? Contact the School of Art & Design’s career development coordinator, John Luther (734) 764-0397.

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University Spring Commencement Eligibility

Posted On: 02/18/10 | Comments (0)

To be eligible for Spring University-wide Commencement tickets, you must meet one of the following criteria:

• December 2009 graduate, but did not walk in the December university-wide commencement

• Submitted a Winter 2010 graduation application in Wolverine Access (to graduate at the end of the term; Winter term: January – April 2010)

• Submitted a Summer 2010 graduation application in Wolverine Access (to graduate at the end of the term; Spring/Summer term: May – August 2010)

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SSW Spring Commencement

Posted On: 02/16/10 | Comments (0)

The School of Social Work Spring Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Power Center on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM. A reception will immediately follow in the lobby of the Power Center.

Click here for important detailed information.

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Join the U-M SSW Southeast Michigan Alumni Club for Coffee and Networking

Posted On: 02/16/10 | Comments (0)

Join the U-M SSW Southeast Michigan Alumni Club for coffee and networking!

RSVP to ssw.alumnioffice@umich.edu or call 734-763-6886.

Borders-3140 Lohr Road, Ann Arbor
February 18 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
March 18 at 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Starbucks-24840 Greenfield Road, Oak Park
February 18 at 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
March 18 at 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Exchange business cards, learn about exciting initiatives, take home SSW goodies, and let club members know how they can better serve you.

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2010-2011 Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowships - Due Thursday, March 11, 2010

Posted On: 02/15/10 | Comments (0)

This important fellowship is established to aid Michigan residents who return to graduate school
after an extended absence from academic study of at least five years. Any Rackham program on the
Ann Arbor campus may nominate up to three students.

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August (Summer) 2010 Degree Application deadline

Posted On: 02/12/10 | Comments (0)

Graduating August 2010?
Apply for Summer 2010 Graduation
online in Wolverine Access https://wolverineaccess.umich.edu
Please apply by February 24, 2010

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Job Opportunity - Research Associate

Posted On: 02/12/10 | Comments (0)

The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program has an opening for a Research Associate to perform project research tasks for an emergency medicine physician working on various health services research projects. The primary project for the associate is a community-based qualitative research project involving both semi-structured interviews and focus groups of Muslim Americans aimed at understanding healthcare values and cultural barriers and ethical dilemmas in the clinical arena.

If interested in applying for this position, please send a resume or CV to Dr. Aasim Padela, aasim@umich.edu.

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Telluride House Scholarship

Posted On: 02/12/10 | Comments (0)

Telluride House offers full room and board scholarships to University students.

Click here for a Telluride House Scholarship application. The deadline is 9:00AM, Friday, February 26, 2010.

Visit the Telluride House website or contact t-info@umich.edu for more information.

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Graduate Student Staff Assistant Positions

Posted On: 02/11/10 | Comments (0)

The Office of Student Services is no longer accepting applications for incoming Fall 2010 Graduate Student Staff Assistants.

For applicants that met the GSSA applicant deadline of February 1, 2010, please note the following timeline:

  • Over the next 2-3 weeks - Selected applicants will interview for GSSA position.

  • Early March - Offers will be made to selected applicants.

If you have not been selected to interview for one of the positions, a letter will be sent to your current address.

Women's Studies GSI positions for fall 2010

Posted On: 02/11/10 | Comments (0)

The Women's Studies Department is accepting applications for GSI positions in fall term 2010. The applications are due on Monday, March 8.

For more information, click here.


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Reminder! May Commencement Student Speaker Entries due Monday!

Posted On: 02/11/10 | Comments (0)

An integral part of the SSW commencement ceremony is the opportunity for one or two of our MSW degree candidates to speak. This opportunity is open to SSW students who expect to complete their MSW degree requirements at the end of Spring Term 2010, are in good academic standing, and plan to attend the ceremony on May 1st.

Entries must include items #1 & 2 below:

  1. Typed speech (4-5 minutes in length) which reflects the occasion and academic experiences unique to the SSW. Be sure to include your full name, email address & phone number on your speech.

  2. Resume

  3. Audiocassette tape, MP3, or CD of author reading the speech (optional).

Submit entry via email to Michelle Gorton in the Office of Student Services, 1748 SSWB: mtgorton@umich.edu

Entry Deadline: Monday, February 15th

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Reminder! May Commencement Student Musical Performance Entries due Monday!

Posted On: 02/11/10 | Comments (0)

The May Graduation Planning Committee is accepting musical performance submissions by a graduating student or a small group of graduating students for possible inclusion in the SSW May Commencement during the photo slideshow. All musical performance submissions will be considered. The Committee may select up to one performer, or may select an alternate musical choice. This opportunity is open to SSW students who expect to complete their MSW degree requirements in good academic standing and plan to attend the ceremony on May 1st.

Please submit the following by Monday, February 15th :

1. Audiocassette tape, CD, or MP3 of proposed performance
2. Accompaniment and/or AV requirement information
3. Typewritten copy of lyrics, if applicable
4. Your name and email address.

Submit entry to Attn: May Graduation Committee – Performance Entry, Office of Student Services, 1748 SSWB, Email: mtgorton@umich.edu

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LSA Women's Studies Dept. - GSI Positions

Posted On: 02/10/10 | Comments (0)

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) - Women's Studies Department is accepting applications for GSI positions in fall term 2010.

Applications due: Monday, March 8

To apply and for more information, contact: LSA - Dept. of Women's Studies.

2010 Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe and Eurasia - Due Monday, March 15, 2010

Posted On: 02/10/10 | Comments (0)

CREES Research, Internship, and Fellowship (CRIF) Program Grants
The Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) seeks applications from students in REES and REES-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs at the University of Michigan for grants ranging from $500 to $1500 towards summer or semester-long research projects or internships at institutions in Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union. Students planning to do research or internships in Poland may be awarded up to $3000.

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2010-2011 Korea Foundation Graduate Fellowships - Due, Monday, February 15, 2010

Posted On: 02/08/10 | Comments (0)

Administered by the University of Michigan Center for Korean Studies

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Korea Foundation (KF) Graduate Fellowships provide full funding for one academic year to graduate students at the doctoral level. The fellowships will be awarded to incoming Ph.D. students at the University of Michigan, who expect to focus their graduate work on study areas of Humanities or Social Sciences related to Korea. Candidates for the fellowship should be nominated by departments or schools, and normally fellowship awards up to $50,000 will be given to two eligible incoming students. When qualified incoming Ph.D. students cannot be identified, continuing students in Korean Studies may be considered for the fellowship.

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International Institute IndividualFellowship (IIIF) - Due Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

Posted On: 02/08/10 | Comments (0)

About the II Individual Fellowship: The International Institute Individual Fellowships are designed to support University of Michigan students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct research abroad. Award amounts are up to $5,000.

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Job Opportunity - 2010 U.S. Census Taker

Posted On: 02/08/10 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. These short-term jobs offer good pay, flexible hours, paid training, and reimbursement for authorized work-related expenses, such as mileage incurred while conducting census work. Best of all, census takers work right in their own communities.

Census taker jobs are excellent for people who want to work part-time, those who are between jobs, or just about anyone who wants to earn extra money while performing an important service for their community.

For more information, please visit: http://2010.census.gov/2010censusjobs/

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New Transportation Assistance Funds Available

Posted On: 02/05/10 | Comments (0)

You can now apply for the NEW Transportation Hardship Fund, which has replaced the former Field Transportation Grant beginning this Winter 2010 term. PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE NEW POLICY IN ITS ENTIRETY, as the new policy has changed regarding fund eligibility. Please contact the Office of Field Instruction with any questions: ssw.ofi@umich.edu.

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School of Social Work Joint Doctoral Program Grant - Due Friday, February 26, 2010

Posted On: 02/04/10 | Comments (0)

This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the School of Social Work Doctoral Program Grant and carries a value of $2,500. One award will be made.

To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and show distinguished achievements in the Joint Doctoral Program. A $2,500 award will be made to a Doctoral student in the form of tuition or stipend support.

Please review and complete the Joint Doctoral Program Grant application. The application deadline is Friday, February 26, 2010.

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Summer Internships in Bangladesh

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Center for International Business Education at the Ross Business School, in cooperation with the University’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights, announces up to three internships in Bangladesh for the summer of 2010.

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Job Opportunity - CentraCare Social Worker

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

CentraCare is a unique program located in Battle Creek, MI offering comprehensive, integrated, managed care to Calhoun County's frail older adults, allowing them to maintain their independence at home. CentraCare is seeking energetic, mission-driven clinicians with at least 1 years experience working with the frail elderly.

www.mycentracare.com

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Not-For-Profit Career Expo & Government Career Fair

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

You are invited to the Not-For-Profit Career Expo on February 10, 2010 from 3:00-6:00pm at the Michigan Union. Connect with not-for-profit organizations right here on campus! Last year 30+ organizations attended representing a range of not-for-profit fields including social change, advocacy and community service.

For more information, including a list of participating non profit organizations, click here:

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Self-Directed Internship Funding Opportunities

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Nonprofit and Public Management Center provides internship support for students pursuing graduate degrees in the schools of Public Policy and Social Work. Each spring NPM awards stipends of up to $2,000 to graduate students who will be serving in summer internships utilizing management skill sets in the nonprofit or public sectors.

Application deadline is Monday, March 29, 2010.

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Rosalie Ginsberg Awards for Service and Social Action

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Ginsberg Center is proud to recognize students, student organizations, community partners, faculty, and staff members for their work in community service, social action & civic learning.

Nominations are to be submitted electronically
to the Ginsberg Center by 5 pm on February 19, 2010.

Click here for information and a Nomination form.

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Global Health Fellows Program Paid Internships with USAID Summer 2010

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Global Health Fellows Program is pleased to announce exciting paid internships for summer 2010 with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, DC. Positions will be based in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health. To learn more about the Global Health Fellows Program, please visit www.ghfp.net. To learn more about USAID, the largest government donor organization in the development field, please visit www.usaid.gov.

Detailed information, including online applications and instructions, are available on our website. Applications will be due by February 7, 2010 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).

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Important Field Announcements/Due Dates!

Posted On: 02/03/10 | Comments (0)

Educational Agreement/Evaluation Form Due for Review: Wednesday, February 3, 2010

ALL 2nd YEAR 20-MONTH STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT ONLINE Field Placement Materials for Fall 2010 Placement: BY WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY 10, 2010! Please access the online form located at https://www.ssw.umich.edu/programs/msw/ofi/slots/continuingApplication.html to indicate whether or not you have decided to remain in your current placement for next year, or if you have decided to change your placement at the end of Winter term. You will need to attach a new goal statement and updated resume.

Geriatric Scholars, please complete a Placement Request Application for your Spring/Summer 2010 rotation by the February 10 deadline: http://www.ssw.umich.edu/programs/msw/ofi/placementInformation.html

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Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship - Due Monday, February 22, 2010

Posted On: 02/02/10 | Comments (0)

Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowships

The Rackham Graduate School has established the Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship Program to aid Michigan residents who return to graduate school after an extended absence. Because an interruption in schooling may place such students at a disadvantage in competing for financial assistance awarded at the time of admission, these awards help non-traditional students fund their return to formal education.

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Virtual Information Session Schedule

Posted On: 02/01/10 | Comments (0)

Please click here for the virtual information session schedule and registration information for each Web session.

Questions? Contact the Office of Student Services.

Health, Wellness, and Advocacy Seminar Series

Posted On: 02/01/10 | Comments (0)

** FREE FOOD, FREE EVENT! LIMITED TO THE FIRST 90 STUDENTS SO PLEASE PRE-REGISTER HERE **

Wednesday, February 10, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Room 133, Chrysler Center, College of Engineering

Learn more about how exercise, nutrition, and the use of alcohol or other drugs can impact your body, your mind, and your mood - both positively and negatively. The speakers will also focus on how these factors can impact your academic performance.

Presented by the College of Engineering Office of Student Affairs, in collaboration with the U-M Depression Center.

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Rackham Debt Management Award - Due Friday, March 5, 2010

Posted On: 02/01/10 | Comments (0)

Debt Management Awards
The Debt Management Awards were established by anonymous donors to encourage Rackham doctoral students to pursue public interest careers upon completing their graduate degrees. This award is designed to lighten the financial burden for students with sizeable loan debt who will pursue public interest careers.

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