Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
--1.YMCA ANNUAL SUMMER HIRING JOB FAIR: BE A CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADER TODAY
--2.INFO SESSION FOR CHINESE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT JOB SEARCH CLUB
--3.RESEARCH ASSISTANTS WANTED FOR NEW SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY STUDIES
--4.SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP IN YALE'S COGNITION & DEVELOPMENT LAB
--5.VARIETY OF POSITIONS OPEN WITH ST. DAVID'S CENTER, FT AND PT
--6.PT DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF NEEDED AT PUBLIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS
--7.LIVE-IN DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL POSITION OPENING
1.YMCA ANNUAL SUMMER HIRING JOB FAIR: BE A CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADER TODAY
Monday, February 6, 2012; 12:00 - 6:00pm
University YMCA, 1801 University Ave SE (Across from Field House)
Interested in working with the YMCA in positions such as Camp Counselor (Day Camp/Overnight Camp), Camp Instructor, School Aged Care Program Staff, School-Aged Care Lead Program Staff, Trail Counselor/Guide (Wilderness Camp), or Youth Development Staff? If yes, then come to the 2nd Annual Summer Hiring Job Fair! Bring your resume, dress for success, and be prepared to interview on the spot. Join the organization that is for youth development, health living, and social responsibility! For more information, visit uymn.org.
2.INFO SESSION FOR CHINESE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT JOB SEARCH CLUB
Thursday, January 19th, 2012; 5:30 - 6:30pm
Location is TBD
RSVP: email email@example.com with your name, degree, and major
Are you a Chinese international student looking for an internship/ job in the U.S.? Are you experiencing difficulties and frustration during the process? Join the Chinese International Student Job Search Club to find support and resources for your search and learn about U.S. hiring culture, work authorization, networking, and job search tips for international students. By participating this club, you will: Commit to 8 weekly group meeting every Thursday 5:30-7pm in the Spring semester; read the most up-to-date job searching book for international students, 'Power Ties: The International Student's Guide to Finding a Job in the U.S.'; discuss your questions and concerns about job searching and receive advices and feedback from peers and group leaders; learn from Chinese students and professionals who have successful experience finding opportunities in the U.S.; develop your own action plan for your job search. Group Leaders include: Xiaoji Zhang, Career Coach at Carlson School Undergraduate Business Career Center and Yuyang Liu, Graduate intern at ISSS, MA student in Counseling Psychology. If you are interested, attend the info session to learn more information about the Job Search Club and to ask questions.
3.RESEARCH ASSISTANTS WANTED FOR NEW SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY STUDIES
Our research team is looking for dedicated research assistants who are interested in conducting research in evolutionary and social psychology for Spring 2012. Duties include participating in weekly lab meetings, providing input into study design, recruiting participants, and running experimental sessions. Preference may be given to undergraduates who can commit 2 semesters to our lab. Getting involved with our lab will be a beneficial opportunity for anyone interested in gaining research experience and knowledge in the areas of consumer behavior, food selection, and decision-making. This research opportunity will be conducted under Dr. Jeffry A. Simpson. You can volunteer or use this opportunity for PSY 5993 or 4993 credit. If you are interested in joining our team, please email Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 17th. Please use "RE: SocPsych Research Lab" as the subject of your email and include your full name, email, major, and year in school.
4.SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIP IN YALE'S COGNITION & DEVELOPMENT LAB
The Yale University Cognition and Development Lab has opened its application period for its Summer 2012 Internship Program. There are several openings available for highly-motivated undergraduate students seeking to gain an intensive, hands-on research experience in cognitive science and developmental psychology this summer. This internship runs from June 4th - August 3rd, 2012, and all applications must be received no later than Friday, March 2, 2012. The full-time research assistant schedule is approximately 35 hours/week, with interns receiving a competitive stipend in return for their efforts and to support their living expenses in New Haven, CT. Complete information about the research and internship program as well as required application materials can be downloaded on the website www.yale.edu/cogdevlab. For any questions regarding the program or application process, please email email@example.com.
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5.VARIETY OF POSITIONS OPEN WITH ST. DAVID'S CENTER, FT AND PT
The mission of St. David's Center for Child & Family Development is to build relationships that nurture the development of every child and family. Based in the Twin Cities West Metro, the organization serves more than 2,500 children, adults, and families each year. Currently, they are hiring for a variety of positions, including full-time professional and part-time student positions available across a broad spectrum of career areas. Opportunities include Adventure Program Support Staff, Direct Support Professional, Destination Anywhere Support Staff, Mental Health Practitioners, Autism Support Services Practitioner, and positions in HR or Grant Writing! Check out ALL of the opportunities with detailed descriptions at: http://www.stdavidscenter.org/employment/opportunities. If you are interested in any of the positions please apply online: http://www.stdavidscenter.org/employment/application -OR- send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.PT DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF NEEDED AT PUBLIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Public Health Solutions (PHS) is currently taking applications for Part-Time Direct Support Staff. PHS is a corporate foster care provider serving both male and females diagnosed with Mental Illness (MI) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), with some clients having a second diagnosis of chemical dependency. The homes are located in Fridley, Columbia Heights, and Northeast Minneapolis. Starting pay is $10.00 per hour depending on qualifications. PHS is currently interviewing for evening and overnight positions (day, evening, and overnight if on the weekend). All applicants must be able to work a shift every other weekend. Job responsibilities include: medication administration; assist clients in cooking, shopping, and cleaning; transportation to appointments; encourage in-house and community activities; assist with personal cares as needed; respond to all emergencies. To qualify you must: be 18 years of age or older; have a high school diploma or GED; have a valid driver's license; be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Interested individuals can contact Randy at email@example.com for an application.
7.LIVE-IN DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL POSITION OPENING
Start the new year with a new job and a new home! Dependable Home Health Care's goal is to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge to thrive. The organization teaches people to be connected to others, supports them by modeling healthy relationships and effective communication skills, and promotes independence by improving skills and fostering growth. Dependable Home Health Care is currently seeking a Live-In Direct Support Professional to work towards this mission. The primary purpose of this position is to work directly with person(s) receiving services in the implementation of written 'Individual Support Plans,' documenting progress and response to program services, and ensuring the safety and well-being of the person(s). In addition, the Live-In Direct Support Professional will directly coordinate and deliver supportive services for 1-4 individuals with disabilities living in their home. This individual generally works without direct immediate supervision in the performance of assigned tasks. Experience working with disabled individuals preferred. Successful applicants must: be able to read, write, and speak the English language; have minimum of High School Diploma or GED; have a clean driving record; possess a reliable vehicle; pass a criminal background check. This position has a competitive hourly wage in addition to being provided a rent-free living space. It is located in the Vadnais Heights Area, with hours Sunday - Thursday, asleep overnights 10pm - 6am. Please send resumes via email to Jane Schneider, Human Resources Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org. The remainder of the application can be completed online: www.dependable-care.