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Important Field Announcements/Due Dates!

Posted On: 01/26/11 | Comments (0)

Educational Agreement/Evaluation Forms Due for Review: Wednesday, February 2, 2011

ALL 2nd YEAR 20-MONTH STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT ONLINE Field Placement Materials for Fall 2011 Placement: BY WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY 9, 2011!

Please access the online form 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.

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SSW Spring Commencement

Posted On: 01/24/11 | Comments (0)

SSW Spring 2011 Commencement will be held at the Power Center on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 1:00 PM. There will be a reception immediately following in the Power Center Lobby.

All MSW degree candidates and PhD in Social Work & Social Science degree candidates planning to graduate in April 2011 are encouraged to participate in April commencement activities.

PhD degree candidates, please email mtgorton@umich.edu with your dissertation title, names of committee members, and RSVP for the SSW ceremony.

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MSA Focus Group Meetings

Posted On: 01/24/11 | Comments (0)

Students with disabilities deserve an experience at the University that is accommodating and supportive of their unique abilities and needs. Share your experiences and ideas at one of our focus groups to help create a more inclusive, supportive campus for yourself and others with disabilities:

Tuesday, January 25: 6:30-7:30PM
Wednesday, January 26: 6-7PM
Thursday, January 27: 7:30-8:30PM

All focus groups held in the MSA Offices (third floor of the Union.) Email mitchc@umich.edu to confirm your attendance. Refreshments provided.

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Graduate Student Staff Assistant Positions

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

The Office of Student Services will be hiring three Fall 2011 incoming MSW students as Graduate Student Staff Assistants. These positions each provide a full tuition waver, a stipend, and eligibility to participate in the University-sponsored health insurance plan.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2011

Click here for more information.

Call for Entries - Student Performance at SSW Spring Commencement

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

April MSW Degree Candidates!

The April Graduation Planning Committee is accepting musical/verbal performance submissions by a graduating student or a small group of graduating students for possible inclusion in the SSW April Commencement. All performance submissions will be considered.

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Vote for April Commencement Faculty Participants!

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

APRIL 2011 MSW DEGREE CANDIDATES - Your input is needed by Monday, February 7th!

The Graduation Planning Committee would like your input in suggesting faculty participants for the following roles in our SSW graduation ceremony on April 30th:

*Marshals (3) coordinate day-of-ceremony activities
*Readers (2) read individual graduate names on stage
*Hooders (2) place ceremonial Masters hood over graduates head

You do not need to specify roles - just the faculty names of those you would like to see participate. The Graduation Committee will invite and assign the specific roles to those selected.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR TOP SEVEN (7) FACULTY CHOICES TO: mtgorton@umich.edu

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Graduating in April? Submit an MSW Student Speaker Entry!

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

Call for MSW Student Speaker Entries for SSW Spring Commencement!

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 Winter Term 2011, are in good academic standing, and plan to attend the SSW ceremony on April 30th.

Entry Deadline: Monday, February 7th

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Graduate Student Summer Internship

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

The Pennsylvania State University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally Student Resource Center (LGBT SRC) is seeking to host a highly motivated and innovative summer intern who’s academic and practical interest are to contribute to the field of LGBT Higher Education.

Interns will receive housing assistance, $1,000 summer stipend, and funds for assistance with 2012 Creating Change conference expenses.

For more information & directions on how to apply, click the 'Read more' button below

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SSW Spring Commencement

Posted On: 01/20/11 | Comments (0)

SSW Spring 2011 Commencement will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Power Center. A light reception will immediately follow in the Power Center Lobby.

All MSW degree candidates and PhD in Social Work & Social Science degree candidates planning to graduate in April 2011 are encouraged to participate in April commencement activities. Tickets are not required for the SSW ceremony.

For information on the University-wide ceremony, please visit the University of Michigan Graduate’s Guide to Commencement.

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SRC Summer Internship Program 2011

Posted On: 01/17/11 | Comments (0)

The Survey Research Center (SRC) Summer Intern Program is a ten week paid position for students with an interest in social science research. Interns typically will be assigned to an ongoing research study and will have the opportunity to attend appropriate seminars/courses on principles of survey research.

Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2011.

For more information, click here .

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Spring Open House 2011

Posted On: 01/12/11 | Comments (0)

Spring Open House
March 24-25, 2011

This event is for Fall 2011 MSW applicants; Fall 2011 admitted applicants are especially encouraged to attend.

Registration is required. Click here to register and for more information.

Summer 2011 Internship Opportunity: Data Analyst/Program Evaluator

Posted On: 01/11/11 | Comments (0)

In summer 2011, Public Profit, located in Oakland, CA, is seeking an intern to analyze data and compose two major findings reports: 90 publicly-funded after school programs; and a teacher coaching initiative at 21 schools. This Data Analyst/Program Evaluator will conduct quantitative analysis and report writing tasks for these projects, among others.

An honorarium of $4,500 is provided with the internship.

Email a cover letter and resume, with candidate’s name in the document title (e.g. Amirah Shah Resume) to jobs@publicprofit.net.

For more information, click the 'Read More' link below or see www.publicprofit.net

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International Internships - AIESEC Michigan

Posted On: 01/11/11 | Comments (0)

AIESEC Michigan, a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization and student organization at UM helps Michigan students find internships abroad. They will be holding information sessions on the following days:

Thurs, 1/13 - 6:00PM - 3401 Mason Hall
Tues, 1/18 - 6:00PM - North Campus (TBD)
Tues, 1/18 - 6:00PM - 3401 Mason Hall
Wed, 1/19 - 6:00PM - 3401 Mason Hall

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Join the Spring Graduation Planning Committee

Posted On: 01/09/11 | Comments (0)

The Graduation Planning Committee is looking for 4 - 5 MSW students graduating in April 2011 to join the committee.

We are having our first meeting on Wednesday, January 19th from 12:00 – 1 p.m. in Room 1794 SSWB. If you would like to join, please reply to Michelle Gorton and confirm your availability.

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Rackham Health and Wellness Fair

Posted On: 01/07/11 | Comments (0)

Rackham Health and Wellness Fair
Monday, January 31, 2011
11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 4th Floor, Rackham Graduate School (915 E. Washington St.)

This free event is open to all graduate and professional students and will feature: * FREE chair massages * Ask a Registered Dietitian table * information on nutrition and physical activity resources on campus * blood pressure screening *

Please register at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/Events/wssel.php

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Nia Workshop - January 12th

Posted On: 01/06/11 | Comments (0)

In the spirit of New Year's Revitalization, OSS Wellness advocates are hosting a Nia workshop on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at
12:00-1:30pm in the ECC. Refreshments will be served!

RSVP to ssw.ossrsvp@umich.edu

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MSW Orientation Facilitator Positions Available

Posted On: 01/06/11 | Comments (0)

The Office of Student Services will be hiring 6 current MSW students to help plan Orientation, Spring Open House, and other activities for the Fall 2011 incoming class. This position offers an exciting opportunity to assist new students as they make their transition into the MSW program. The position will run from February – September and pays $15/hour.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Click here for the application.

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Call for Papers - 3rd Annual Conference on Poverty and Inequality

Posted On: 01/03/11 | Comments (0)

The Interdisciplinary Group on Poverty and Inequality (IGPI) is seeking graduate student papers and posters for its Third Annual Conference on Poverty and Inequality to be held in March 2011.

Students who wish to present papers or posters on any aspect of poverty and inequality, broadly defined, are encouraged to apply. Please email your abstracts to povertygroup@umich.edu by FEBRUARY 15, 2011.

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