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WREI Fellowship 2012

Posted On: 04/28/11 | Comments (0)

The Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI) is now accepting fellowship applications for 2012. Please click for the fellowship application and information.

Applications are due by Friday, June 10, 2011.

For more information, please visit the WREI website and/or contact (202) 280-2720 / wrei@wrei.org


Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Job Opportunity the weekend of May 6th

Posted On: 04/27/11 | Comments (0)

Are you going to be in Ann Arbor next month? Do you have a car? Are you interested in making a little extra money?

On Mother’s Day weekend (May 7-9), driving assistance is needed for an older woman who is coming from Chicago to visit her mother in Plymouth. She will be arriving at the Ann Arbor train depot, and will need rides from there to her hotel, her mother’s assisted-living facility, and her sister’s home, all in Plymouth. She has had difficulty with cabs in the past, and would like a reliable student to provide her transportation. She will pay for gas and a fee for service.

If you are interested and available, or would like more details, please contact her daughter, Maria Nehring, at either mnehring@austin.utexas.edu or (512) 422-5069.

Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Foster Care Case Manager

Posted On: 04/20/11 | Comments (0)

Family Service & Children's Aid has an opening for a Foster Care Case Manager. This position would require maintaining a caseload of children placed in the agency's foster care program, and providing a wide range of case management and treatment services.

If interested, send your resume with a cover letter to Human Resources, P.O. Box 6218, Jackson, MI 49204 no later than Monday, May 2nd.

For a listing of job duties/responsibilities and qualifications, click the "Read More" button below...


Categories: Career Services

Summer Jobs with Southwest Solutions

Posted On: 04/15/11 | Comments (0)

Southwest Solutions will have 3-4 positions available this summer (8 weeks long) for graduate level students who would be interested in a community mapping project. These students would be supervising a small team of youth employees who are going to be interviewing local business owners, community members, about Detroit resources, needs, etc.

For more information, email Roberta Walker at: rwalker@swsol.org.

Categories: Career Services

Spring/Summer Term 2011

Posted On: 04/15/11 | Comments (0)

Spring/Summer term 2011 Social Work classes begin on May 9.

The University academic calendar has classes beginning May 3; however, please note that Social Work has its own academic calendar. Field Instruction, for many students, will begin on May 3 as noted on the SW academic calendar.

If you are enrolled in a non-SW class follow the calendar of the appropriate School if the course is offered by Dentistry, Law, Medical, Ross Business; otherwise, follow the University Calendar. When in doubt, contact the School or College offering the course.

Categories: MSW Students

Job Opening: Production Assistant

Posted On: 04/14/11 | Comments (0)

Kennedy Care is currently seeking a Production Assistant, who will help their current team with quality assurance testing and user experience deliverables needed to redesign their social networking site: www.thecaringspace.com.

The Production Assistant will update their blog, reasearch and connect with other long-term care sites, and write on behalf of their home health agency. It is preferred that candidates only apply if they have training in user experience, and are passionate about long-term care.

Please send your resume along with 2 professional references to David Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, at david@kennedycare.com. (David is a 2006 graduate of the UMSSW and is specifically seeking recent UMSSW grads).

Categories: Career Services

Students with disabilities: Your Experience Matters!

Posted On: 04/07/11 | Comments (0)

Please take this 10 minute survey to help us help the ‘U’ better serve you. (Chance to win a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card!)

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 to help create a more inclusive, supportive campus for yourself and others with disabilities. Survey is accessible for the visually impaired.


Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Spectrum Child & Family Services Hiring 9 Social Work Positions

Posted On: 04/05/11 | Comments (0)

Spectrum Child and Family Services is offering an opportunity for those interested in the agency to attend an open interview with the Director, Cynthia George. All qualified applicants are invited to attend.

To interview and inquire about any of the 9 open positions, please attend a meeting on Wed. April 13th, at 9:30am or 1:30pm at the Central Office located at: 28303 Joy Road, Westland, MI 48185.

No phone calls please. Direct all questions to: slifsey@spectrumhuman.org. For a listing of the 9 open positions, click the "Read more" button below.


Categories: Career Services

Info Session: Summer Interns Wanted for Mentorship Program

Posted On: 04/05/11 | Comments (0)

Would you like to work with kids this summer to be a mentor, sports coach, and role model? Empower kids in underserved neighborhoods? Gain rewarding community service experience?

Join i & I Mentor for America for an Information Session:
Thursday, April 7th
Michigan League, Room 4

Recruiting Coordinator Contact Info: i&i-coach@umich.edu

Categories: Career Services

IMPORTANT: Field Placement Information Webinars

Posted On: 04/05/11 | Comments (0)

April 12, 2011 Field Placement Webinar
April 27, 2011 Field Placement Webinar

All incoming students should plan to attend one of these Web-based sessions. Applicants are encouraged to attend as well. Registration required by clicking on one of the above links.

The session will walk admitted students through the process of applying for a field placement. Presenters will also discuss how to effectively utilize the Career Center in preparing field application materials. The last 30 minutes of the session will discuss specific information for students planning to apply for a school placement. Applications are due May 13th for students beginning field in the fall.

2011 Research Mini-Conference

Posted On: 04/05/11 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
9:00am - 3:00pm
Institute for Social Research, Room 6050

Hosted by the Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network & the Program for Research on Black Americans. Both faculty and postdoctoral fellows will be presenting throughout the day.

Free Event -- Please RSVP to admin@emergingscholars.net or 734-615-2116 by Wednesday, April 6th.


Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Diversity Talks Seminar Series

Posted On: 04/05/11 | Comments (0)

The Students of Color in Public Policy invite you to a special student-led… DIVERSITY TALKS: A SEMINAR SERIES ON POLICY AND RACE / Topic: Barriers to Transfer for Latino Community College Students

Thursday, April 7, 2011
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
3240 Weill Hall
(3rd Floor Conference Room)

This event is free and lunch is provided. Space is limited, please RSVP to DiversityTalks@gmail.com .


Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students