February 2011 Archives

Summer Therapuetic Activities Program Staff

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Program: Summer Therepeutic Activities Program
Locations: Indiana, Dubois, Greensburg, Monroeville
Duration: 10 weeks (June through August), up to 30 hours a week
Pay: $9.50/hour

New Story provides environments where children with the most serious and complex educational and behavioral challenges have the opportunity to live high-quality and meaningful lives. 

Please send resume and cover letter to: Rebecca Compardo, Clinical Director, 9 N. 7th Street, Ste. 202, Indiana, PA or bcompardo@newstory.com.

PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal Check and FBI clearances are required. 


Animal Rescue League Wildlife Center Summer Internships

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The Animal Rescue League Wildlife Center in Pittsburgh is seeking students who are interested in working as rehabilitation assistants.   We are a fully licensed wildlife rehabilitation center that treats over 2,000 animals per year.  Our mission is to release healthy animals back into the wild.

Work Study at Commuity Guidance Center

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Community Guidance Center of Indiana, PA is seeking a student with Federal Work Study to fill a position within their organization. This position was not filled this academic year, so if you are interested you have a good chance. CGC provides a wide range of mental health and mental retardation services to the community.  They also provide volunteer opportunities. 


Unite For Sight's Global Impact Corps is a high-impact immersive global health experience for students and for professionals. Unite For Sight is renowned as the highest quality global health immersion and volunteer abroad program worldwide. Unite For Sight prides itself on offering the best global health experience for our Global Impact Fellows, coupled with the highest quality of healthcare delivery programs with our local clinic partners.

Honors College Student Governance Panel

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The president of California University of Pennsylvania Student Honors Advisory Board would like to put together a panel for the NCHC conference (Phoenix, 19-23 October).  The panel would focus on establishing and running successful Honors student governance organizations.  She would like to get a variety of views from a variety of campuses. 

If you are interested in participating in this panel about Honors student governance, her email is merlo@calu.edu.  She needs to hear by 4 March in order to submit the panel by the deadline.

Koch Associate Program Job Openings

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Please see below the job and internship opportunities for our students and share with appropriate, interested students. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know!
Many thanks,
Tammy Manko, Ed.D.
Assistant Director, Career Development
Employer Relations & Development

The Koch Internship Program

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The Koch Internship Program is a paid internship offered in the summer, fall, and spring for young professionals who want to become effective advocates for individual liberty, free markets, and economic freedom.

Based in the Washington, DC area, the Koch Internship Program combines meaningful work, career training, and networking to help interns become:

  • Excited about the ideas of liberty and economic freedom
  • Equipped to effectively advance those ideas, and
  • Engaged in opportunities that seek liberty-advancing social change.

Mountbatten Institute - MBA in London

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Dear Colleagues,

I just wanted to send out a quick reminder that the Mountbatten Institute's March 15 application deadline for the London August intake is approaching.

Since 1984 the Mountbatten Institute has offered full-time, paid international work placements and postgraduate business education to university graduates from around the world.  Every March and August approximately 200 young professionals travel to London to live, work, and study through the Mountbatten program.

Kitchen Food Reminder

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Please remember that shared public spaces require a commitment to shared values.  Please eat only the food you put in the refrigerator in the Whitmyre kitchen.

The Management

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes: Applications Open!

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The US-UK Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the opening of its competition for the 2011 UK Summer Institutes. Participants in these programmes will get theopportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.

There are three Summer Programmes available for US students in 2011:


IUP Summer Employment and Internship Fair

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February 23, 2011
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
HUB, Ohio Room

An opportunity for students meet with employers who are hiring for summer, part-time, temporary, and internship positions.

For more information, visit Summer Employment and Internship Fair, e-mail , or call 724-357-2235.

Searching for Networking Opportunities?

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IUP Career Center's College Central Networking Services can help.

You must register with CCN to use our Career CentralSM services. Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Indiana University of Pennsylvania; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern CentralSM national internship board.
  • Build a résumé with Résumé Builder, or upload a résumé file to Resume CentralSM so it can be searched by employers (if you so authorize).
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive e-mails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Manage your on-campus interview schedules.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio CentralSM to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.

Soup & Pottery Sale

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Sponsored by Active Minds


Where: Suites on Maple East, G-60

Date: Monday, February 21, 2011

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM

CFHI Opens ALL 2012 Programs For Applications

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CFHI is excited to announce its 20+ Global Health Education Programs are now open to applications for 2012 dates. 

 What is CFHI?

Child Family Health International www.cfhi.org, is the leading nonprofit providing educational Global Health Programs that allow participants to build skills and insight working alongside local physicians and public health experts in developing countries.

National Student Survey on Engagement (NSSE)

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Beginning Thursday, February 17th and running for approximately 4 weeks, IUP will be participating in the NSSE (National Survey on Student Engagement). This survey will be sent to  freshman and seniors only.  Please take some time to respond to this survey.

Local CHC Alumnus Needs Dog Walker

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Lindsay Whited, wife of a CHC alumnus, is looking to hire a student to dog walk/let the dog out once/day through the end of the semester.  They live in Indiana, but you would need a car/transportation to get there.  Call Lindsay at (724) 354-4548.  (This is not eligible for CHC service hours, but is a paid position that you can negotiate with Lindsay.)

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

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June 5 - July 30, 2011

Held at Georgetown University in Washington, DC

How will you choose to spend your summer?

Join the millions of volunteers, public servants and nonprofit professionals who heard the call to serve in the nation's capital.

11th Annual Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

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Announcing the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence

In collaboration with The Institute of Human Rights and Social Justice


Human Rights at Home and Abroad: Past, Present, and Future


April 14 & 15, 2011

Bloomsburg University

Kehr Union


Scholarship Resource Online

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http://www.studentscholarships.org/ is a good resource for researching career and scholarship information.

Susquehanna Review - Call for Submissions

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Susquehanna Review, the national undergraduate journal of Susquehanna University, is now open for submissions! We are accepting entries in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from students across the country.  So send us your best stories, your quirkiest characters, details that pierce, writing innovative and brave.  We are looking for fresh language that excites us, both as readers and as writers, honed in on the depth and variety of human experience.

Women's Leadership Awards

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Thank you for your interest in the IUP Women's Leadership Awards! Award recipients are selected for their outstanding campus leadership experience, academic excellence, and community achievements.

Women are chosen for this honor by the Selection Committee according to their cumulative grade point average, the nominating reference, and the information submitted on the application. All applications are to be returned to the Center for Student Life, 303 Pratt Hall, by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011.

The Women's Club of IUP is sponsoring the Valentine Day Blood Drive!

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Monday, February 14, 2011 
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Red Cross Chapter Office, 610 Kolter Drive
 If you would like to make an appointment or have any questions, 
please call 1-800-GIVELIFE (1-800-448-3543).  For more information on types of blood donation, follow this link:  http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/types-donations
 Please help save lives!  Give blood!

Nights for Networking in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

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You are invited to join the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Development Center at upcoming networking events, because it's not always what you know, but who you know!

Karaoke Night

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Friday, February 11, 2011

HUB Ohio Room
6 - 9:00 p.m.

featuring Motown sounds

GH/Innovate 2011
Global Health & Innovation Conference
Presented by Unite For Sight, 8th Annual Conference
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Saturday, April 16 - Sunday, April 17, 2011


"A Meeting of Minds"--CNN

Unite For Sight's must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.  The conference, which convenes 2,200 people from all 50 states and from 50 countries, is the world's largest global health conference, as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference.

Register by February 15 to secure the lowest registration rate.  The registration rate increases after February 15.

Sigman Tau Delta Meeting

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On Thursday the 10th at 6pm in G-5 Delaney Hall, Sigma Tau Delta: the 
International English Honor Society will be having our first meeting 
of the semester. Come get involved with us and meet some fellow 
English students! See you there!

Special topics: Sociology in the Navajo Nation

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COME LEARN MORE!!!            

Wed  Feb 2   7:30pm   103 McElhaney

OR CONTACT DR. HILDEBRANDT    melanieh@iup.edu


·         This service-learning experience will occur during Summer I, 2011:  May 31- July 1, 2011 with dates of travel June 5-24, 2011.

·         Application of interest due by 4pm on Feb 17, 2011.


·         Students will spend the first week learning and preparing on IUP campus

·         Weeks two through four will be spend learning and serving in Crownpoint, NM

·         Undergraduate students will earn 6 credits by enrolling in both

o   Soc 361   Social Stratification

o   Soc 481   Special Topics:  Global Service Learning

·         Graduate students will earn between 3 to 6 credits by enrolling in

o   Soc 754   Social Inequality

o   Soc 581   Special Topics: Global Service Learning

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      5:00 - 7:00PM


Panel and networking session at BNY Mellon, 500 Grant Street, 3rd

Floor Customer Reception Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


RSVP required by February 10th through Zoomerang invite -  www.zoomerang.com:80/Survey/WEB22BR3PTN8LE


Bus Transportation will be provided - sign ups available in the Career Development Center.  Students riding the bus will board between 2:45-3:00 p.m. in front of the Co-Op Store parking lot entrance, with the bus leaving promptly at 3:00 p.m.  Students must register for the bus in 302 Pratt Hall and provide a $25 refundable deposit to hold their seat.  The deposit will be refunded during the return trip to IUP. 

Please bring a valid photo i.d. on the day of the event.  Dress is business casual (i.e. men: khakis and a button-down shirt, women: slacks or a skirt and blouse).

Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program

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Website & online application: http://www.iie.org/programs/finip

 Summer 2011 Application Deadline: March 1, 2011


The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP), funded by the Freeman Foundation and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.

The deadline for students to submit proposals for the 2011 Undergraduate Scholars Forum is 5pm Friday, February 25, 2011. We hope that members of the IUP community will encourage students to submit their work to the Forum. Remember that all proposals must have a faculty sponsor.

Speed Interviewing Opportunity

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The Career Development Center secured a $1,000 grant to bring our students the Speed Interviewing & Networking events. We piloted this program during Fall 2010, and now have broken down the event by colleges to allow for a better experience for the students as well as the employers who will participate as interviewers.

Each event will be limited to 20 students to provide the best experience possible. Students can register by contacting the IUP Career Development Center at 724.357.2235. A college-specific flyer for distribution and/or posting is attached.

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