Funding Available for STEM majors and minors, Teaching Fellowship

Dear Faculty,

Nominate a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow

We are seeking your nominations of college seniors and recent college graduates with STEM majors for consideration of the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship. Our mission is to recruit, prepare and retain effective teachers for the students and schools who need them most.

Recent college graduates and career changers in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, or math) are supported with a $30,000 stipend to complete an intensive master’s degree program at one of seventeen participating universities.

Competitive candidates will:

-Have completed an undergraduate degree in a STEM field by June 2013.

-Have graduated with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

-Demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals.

Fellows will:

-Complete a field-based master’s degree in education

-Commit to teach for at least three years in a high-need school.

-Receive intensive mentoring support during their first three years in the classroom.

Professors may nominate by sending an email to wwteachingfellowship@woodrow.org.

Nominations should include:

-Nominee’s name

-Major

-Phone number and email

-Faculty member’s name

-Department

-Phone number and email

Interested nominees must further complete an application online to be considered for review.

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
5 Vaughn Drive Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540-6313

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TUA Summer Camps – In Search of Camp Instructors for 2013

In Search of Summer Camp Instructors

Temple University Ambler is currently looking for instructors to teach in our Summer Education Camp program for Summer 2013.

While we are interested in hearing topics that you would be qualified to teach, we are specifically looking for instructors to teach in the following subject areas:

· Computer Programming: Visual Basic; Java; C/C++ (ages 13 to 17)

· Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 (ages to 14)

· Adobe Flash CS6 (ages 10 to 14)

· Flash Animation and Games (ages 13 to 17)

· Rocketry (10 to 14)

· Movie Review/Film Appreciation Camp (ages 13 to 17)

· American Girls (based on the dolls/stories) (ages 8 to 12)

· CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (ages 8 to 12 OR 10 to 14)

· Digital Photography (ages 8 to 12 OR 10 to 14)

· Leadership (ages 13 to 17)

Our camps are offered in one-week formats, for either full-day or half-day sessions. We offer camps for kids, tweens and teens between the ages of 8 and 17. Camps begin June 24, 2013 and run through August 23, 2013.

Our slots are almost full, but we still have some open weeks. If you have a dynamic personality, work well with kids and have a great idea for a summer camp, please let us know! Or, please forward this email to anyone who might think would be a great summer camp instructor. Complete the rgeyer or fax to 267-468-8506. Please submit summer camp proposals by January 4, 2013.

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IPFW Career Services – Workshops & Webinars!

Dear Faculty Partners:

Greetings from IPFW Career Services!

Spring Semester is approaching and I wanted to let you know that Career Services offers a variety of workshops for IPFW students. In the event that you need to be away from one of your class sessions during Spring semester, a career services staff member is ready to be your “substitute” for the day. We would be happy to work with you to find a topic that would best fit your students needs while you are gone. As you plan your syllabus, please keep us in mind for a presentation!

Also, please note that Career Services offers Drop-in Career Counseling M-F 10am – 2pm in KT 109. Career Services staff members answer general questions about majors or careers; critique resumes and cover letters; explain what resources are available on campus; show students how to utilize JobZone, and get students started on internship, job, and graduate school searches. Drop-in appointments take 15 – 20 minutes.

Upcoming Mastodon Career Call – FREE Webinar for IPFW Students and Alumni.

Career Changers!
[December 20, 2012 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] Register Now
Are you considering changing careers? Learn how to create a thoughtful and compelling combination resume and cover letter that explains precisely how you will use your education and transferable skills as a catalyst for career change. Find out which careers are growing the fastest and how to identify valuable contacts and resources to help your transition into a new career!
[Presenter: Rose Costello, Director of Human Resources, IPFW]

We are counting on you to help connect IPFW students to the valuable resources and services provided by our office. Please feel free to contact me with questions or concerns.

Join Us on Facebook

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Learn about Us on Blogger

Thank you,

Ashley

Ashley Calderon, M.S. Ed.
Director of Career Services
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
T: 260.481.6591 | F: 260.481.5402
http://www.ipfw.edu/career

December Announcements 1 – Reverse Career Fair, Org Operations, Fundraisers

Begin forwarded message:

From: “Rachel Landis” <utesre01>

Subject: Reverse Career Fair Registration OPEN!

Date: November 29, 2012 4:53:25 PM EST

Hello,

This is a heads up that the Reverse Career Fair Registration is OPEN! –> Register at

http://ipfw-csm.symplicity.com/surveys/2013ReverseCareerFairStudent

You are receiving this email because you are in direct contact with groups of student leaders at IPFW. Please forward this message onto them or other IPFW student leader groups you feel would benefit from this event!

Finally—a chance to STAND ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TABLE!

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2013

WHERE: Walb Ballroom 2–5 p.m

WHAT: Showcase the professional and leadership skills you’ve gained to employers. At this fair, student leaders will set up booths and employers will approach the tables.

WHO: The Reverse Career Fair is open to student leaders who are part of IPFW affiliated groups. Please only register ONE person per group along with your advisor.

AS A REGISTRANT, STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE: a table, light refreshments in the “Federated Insurance & IPSGA Student Hospitality Room,” attending list of companies, training for fair, and the opportunity to market yourself and the skills you have gained as part of your student involvement.

FIRST 45 TO REGISTER WILL RECEIVE: An X-Frame Table Top Display that sits perfectly on a table-top. Features a full-color banner you will design, aluminum frame stand, dimensions: 10″ x 17.5″. If registered after this number, you may order this at www.postupstand.com. Student Senate can also grant $ towards this purchase if request received 45 days in advance.
http://new.ipfw.edu/affiliates/stugov/student-senate/senate-funding.html

Questions? Please contact Rachel Landis at utesre01 or 260-481-6139

Rachel Landis
IPFW Career Services Graduate Intern
Kettler Hall 109, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd./ Fort Wayne, IN 46805
260.481.0689
E. utesre01
W. www.ipfw.edu/career

Effective networking is a game-changer. It’s not just “who you know.” It’s “who you know who knows who you want to know.”

IPFW CS Reverse Career Fair WEB.pdf

Call for Papers – 39th annual DePauw University Undergraduate Honors Conference

December 5, 2012

Dear Colleague,

I write to call your attention to the 39th annual DePauw University Undergraduate Honors Conference for students in communication and theatre. Our conference is a unique experience for undergraduates. We hope you will bring it to the attention of students in your area who have been working on research projects this year. We welcome papers in all areas of communication and theatre – rhetoric, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, media studies, film studies, theatre history and criticism, etc.

During the conference students will work in small groups with one of our visiting faculty mentors. This year the mentors include Bill Doan of Penn State University, Edward Fink of the University of Maryland and Jason Mittell of Middlebury College. The Keynote speaker Thursday evening will be George Lakoff of the University of California at Berkeley.

Please note that no identification should appear in the body of the paper to allow for blind review. Students should include a local address, phone number, personal e-mail address, and faculty sponsor name and e-mail address on a cover letter.

The deadline for submission is January 12, 2013. Papers should be submitted electronically to:

Kent E. Menzel, Co-Director
Undergraduate Honors Conference
Communication and Theatre
1310 Green Center for Performing Arts
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN 46135
depauwhonorsconf

We appreciate your assistance in connecting your top undergraduate students with an excellent learning experience which may help them to choose an academic career. Please post the attached poster which explains the conference in more detail. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Sincerely,

Kent Menzel
765-658-4492

2013 Honors Poster.pdf

CFP: James A. Rawley Conference in the Humanities, 2013

From: andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu Subject: 2013 James A. Rawley Conference in the Humanities, Call for Papers Date: Monday, November 26, 2012, 4:07 AM

The eighth annual James A. Rawley Conference in Humanities will be March 8 and 9, 2013 at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s City Campus. “Public and Private Memory: Understanding Collective Past” will include a keynote address exploring Identity, Cultural Negotiation, and Inclusion in Cultural Institutions by Eduardo Díaz, director of the Smithsonian Latino Center. We invite all interested students–advanced undergraduates and graduate students–to submit an abstract for topics covering modes of public and/or private memory formation, creation, and demonstration.

The CFP deadline has been extended to February 1, 2013.

For more information, see http://www.unl.edu/historygsa/rawley/cfp.shtml

Andrea Nichols
Doctoral student and Teaching Assistant
James A. Rawley Conference Publicity Committee Chair
Department of History
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Open position in my department

If you have someone finishing who you feel would be a good match – please forward this information to them.

Thanks,

Marcia Dixson
Chair
Department of Communication
IPFW
dixson

Begin forwarded message:

From: Mike Ter Molen <mike.termolen>

Subject: Open position in my department

Date: November 28, 2012 11:55:47 AM EST

To: “Marcia Dixson (dixson)” <dixson>

Marcia,
We just posted this position yesterday. If you have someone graduating this semester (or even in May) that you think would fit what we’re looking for please send them my way.
They can contact me at this e-mail or any of the phone numbers listed below.
They can also follow the link below to view this job description and apply on-line.
http://www.doitbestcorp.com/HumanResources/Pages/CareerOppList.aspx

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thanks
Mike

Project Leader – Lumber & Building Materials
Tracking Code
116-400
Job Description
The candidate will be assigned responsibility for various projects. The candidate is expected to take ownership of these projects while gaining a full understanding of each area within lumber and building materials and our industry. Some projects will involve field work and travel.
Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for completing all tasks assigned to them by the Divisional Managers or other managers as directed
  • Responsibility to learn every aspect of the Do it Best LBM program that is behind or part of the assigned task
  • Follow and complete the educational items listed in the LBM Project Leader curriculum
  • Document experiences and training on the Project Leader’s Resume Builder form

Prepare for promotion within the lumber and building material division
Required Skills
Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree with 0-2 years experience
  • Some retail or wholesale experience is sales or marketing.

    Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi task projects from several departments.

Required Experience
Education and Experience:
Minimum

  • Four year degree
  • Strong abilities with Microsoft Office products

Desired

  • Degree in business
  • Experience working in a retail lumber yard, home center, or industry vendor
  • Good understanding of sales, purchasing and general business

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have strong communication, technical, selling and relationship building skills
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to work well with others as a team
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Strong work ethic

Desired

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good selling skills

Project management and leadership skills
Job Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Mike Ter Molen
Building Products Sales Manager
Do it Best Corp. | 6502 Nelson Road | Fort Wayne, IN 46803
260.748.5969 (direct) | 260.348.2028 (cell) l 260.748.7177 (fax)